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The Bike Shed Theatre and Cocktail Bar
Ranked #17 of 124 things to do in Exeter
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Nestled at the end of an alley in the heart of Exeter, The Bike Shed Theatre is an award-winning performance space and cocktail bar. We make and present productions with and from some of the finest small-scale companies in the UK. Meanwhile, our bar extends a welcome before and after each show, as well as those who enjoy a midweek cocktail or a dance into the small hours. ‘An organisation crucial to the ecology of theatre in the UK’ THE GUARDIAN November 2015 ‘A refreshing break with tradition’ EXETER LIVING December 2015
Reviewed July 27, 2013

If you're looking for a unique theatre experience then The Bike Shed is the place to go. It's intimate atmosphere paired with it's quirky decor make for a brilliant night. Their cocktail selection is amazing (I'm still yet to try the original Vesper Martini!) and the performances are great too! It's a wonderful place to go even if you're not going to see a show, The Bike Shed is one of Exeter's must-visit places.

1  Thank Gemma B
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

I was so shocked to see a poor review of Bike Shed Theatre that I immediately wanted to write this to say how wonderful the place is. The Bike Shed has, since its opening, picked up the theatre scene in Exeter by its collar and given it a good shaking. It is an amazing place run by creative minds who sem to know not only what to programme but how to run a superb bar with great food and quirkily seductive atmosphere. There is something here for all ages- you only have to look around you at the audience at any production to see this. As for the efficiency of ticket purchasing I must have been to over 30 productions there and it has always been spot on. If I needed a refund that was also dealt with kindly and with no nonsense.
The theatre staff are friendly and helpful and the bar staff create great cocktails and an inventive wine list. In fact, I just can't imagine anyone not being full of praise for this lovely little hub of joy in the city.

1  Thank anikibobo
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Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

An amazing night, great events, so cheap. Anyone who hasn't been is a fool. Such a cool atmosphere and is busy without being crowded.

Thank Travellers1920
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Reviewed June 10, 2013

A small theatre in the heart of Exeter. I've seen 3 shows so far and have been bowled over at the qulaity of the productions. Tapas style food, good music and fantastic cocktails. If you haven't been you're missing a real treat. Tickets £6, cheaper than the cinema!!

1  Thank Garbolishus
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Reviewed June 4, 2013 via mobile

A little unknown theatre/cocktail bar, more of a hidden jewel, away from the hustle and bustle of the main pub/club scene. Friendly bar staff and welcoming door staff to ensure the customer has the best possible night out. Live bands every friday, DJ every Saturday. £1 entry between 8pm and 12am. Jazz, rockabilly, funk, soul and more. Open until 2am weekends. Try something a little different!

Thank maddog1970
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