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“great show terrible food”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of House of Illusion

House of Illusion
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$38.75*
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House of Illusion Mystery Theatre Show
Ranked #1 of 5 Concerts & Shows in Salou
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The House of Illusion is opening its doors once again for a brand new show for 2016. But this time...the doors are of a completely different venue. A bigger and grander venue housing a brand new show for 2016 and going by the name of TIME! We will be taking you on a journey through time, where we will visit the life and time of Sylvester Oscar Scary. Learn about his life through the mysterious world of comedy,sleight of hand, manipulation, escapology and of course grand illusion. All of our guests will be treated to a close up parlour show before the doors to the theatre open and you will be shown into our beautifully decorated, candlelit theatre, where at once you will be served as much white wine, red wine, lager and soft drinks as you like, without even having to lift a finger! One of the main attractions of the House of Illusion is that it is all inclusive as well as being unlimited! The night begins with an air of surprise, as you are entertained at your tables by our weird and wonderful mystery entertainers, followed closely by a hilarious variety performance, full of comedy and laughter. All this and the main show hasn't even begun! The amazement really starts to kick in with the second half of the show. This is the part where we explore the life and times of Sylvester Oscar scary and take you to a TIME that you never knew even existed. A time where life was full of mystery, magic and bewilderment. We will take you on a journey full of amazement as our performers fly and twist through the air, appear in places you would never believe and leave you lost for words. You will experience truly spectacular happenings all in the space of one night. Witness the proof that we can make the impossible possible, right in front of your very eyes.
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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“great show terrible food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2013

we payed 40 euros each for the dinner and show ,the dinner was chicken legs and chip no taste no gravy nothing! plus it was only beer and wine for free , i dont drink ,so i had to buy pineapple juice for 4 euros which i think was a disgrace!

Visited September 2012
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rodneyjamespiper, Manager at House of Illusion, responded to this review, February 26, 2013
Hi there. We are sorry that your experience with us wan't what you expected. We provide a dinner of fresh salad, chicken drum sticks, fries and a small ice cream dessert and the alcoholic drinks provided are white wine, red wine and lager.
Our non-inclusive drinks are charged at an extra cost, but also provided in our all inclusive options are soft drinks such as pepsi, diet pepsi, fizzy orange, lemonade and water, which are available to everyone, with just a lift of a finger.
We are however very pleased that you enjoyed the show and we aim to please everyone with our unique and individual entertainment.
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“Not good”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

Getting a good view was difficult and I did'nt really enjoy the all of the show, some of it was a bit repetative, lots of card tricks and the usual illusions. However if you have never seen a magic show before or as a young child you might enjoy it? Maybe because I have seen some spectacular magic shows in Vegas this just did'nt meet my expectations?
If you do go make sure you sit at the front of the stage because if you get stuck at the back you'll see nothing.
I would'nt go again nor will I be recommending it to any of my friends. (I feel mean writing this :-( sorry)

Visited October 2012
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rodneyjamespiper, Manager at House of Illusion, responded to this review, February 26, 2013
We would like to respond firstly by saying we are disappointed that your experience with us didn't reach your expectations and secondly by raising a couple of points in your review. Our show aims to be as unrepetative as possible, with a mixture of variety acts such as comedy magic, close up, cocktail flaring, manipulation, live mind reading, shadowography and of course large scale illusions (although extrememly impressive, they probably won't be as large scale as what you might find in the huge magic shows in Vegas!!!)
We do have 2 50 inch screens either side of the stage to ensure that close up magic can be seen clearly by everyone in the 120 seater theatre and of course, as we only seat this amount of people at a time, the setting is small and intimate, with a raised stage, ensuring the stage can be seen by any seat in the house.
Its a shame that you feel that you cannot recommend our show, and that we won't be seeing you again the future.
Kind regards, House of Illusion
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Peterhead, United Kingdom
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“House of Illusion”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2013

Very good for all ages! Staff was very friendly and really good with the children! They asked my daughter to help them to open the door to go through so she was chuffed :) x

Visited September 2012
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rodneyjamespiper, Manager at House of Illusion, responded to this review, February 26, 2013
Hi there! Thank you for your great review. We are pleased you found our staff friendly and good with the kids. As Salou is a family friendly resort, this is something we think is very important. Thanks again from everyone at the House of Illusion.
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Perth, United Kingdom
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“over rated”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2013

Went here due to reviews and all the buzz surrounding it but it was over hyped it wasn't as good as I was expecting and the extra money for the food is not worth it you don't get much for your money the chicken smelt horrible the chips were fine but that's all you got which isn't what we expected and then a little tub of ice cream had a good view so don't need to pay extra for a VIP table definitely wouldn't go back or recommend it to others. you got unlimited amounts of juice or wine or if on VIP table you could also get champagne.

Visited September 2012
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rodneyjamespiper, Manager at House of Illusion, responded to this review, February 26, 2013
It is a shame you found our show over-rated, and we are disappointed to learn that your experience wasn't as you expected it to be. We are very proud of our show and sometimes, it just isn't to everyone's taste. But we are extremely honoured and grateful to the hundreds of people who have reviewed our product as five star and have kept us at Number 1 of attractions in Salou on tripadvisor.
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Dublin, Ireland
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“very good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2013

House Of Illusion is very good funny and is suitable for people of ages.There is also a nice bar there the staff are very friendly.

Visited July 2012
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rodneyjamespiper, Manager at House of Illusion, responded to this review, February 26, 2013
Thank you very much for your great review! Hopefully we will see you again in the near future.
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