Smokin' Aces
Smokin' Aces
4.5
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Sunday
7:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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  • Harrison H
    38 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Saved our night out
    Was roaming around on a Monday night looking for a place that didn’t seem so desolate and we stumbled upon this oasis of fun in the desert of weekday Bournemouth. The atmosphere was brilliant everyone was having a good time with a DJ to supply the tunes. The toilets were on brand and matched the overall aura of the establishment. Prices weren’t extortionate and reasonable. Definitely seems to be a hot spot for the younger players in Bournemouth. The highlight was the JD lounge below where you can chat and chill.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 15 August 2023
  • J M
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Incredible Rum tasting given by Harrison
    We booked a rum tasting for my stag. Harrison lead us through an incredible selection and introduced me to my new favourite rum. Extremely funny and engaging. Definitely helped make the experience special. I can't recommend it highly enough. I'll be back for more tasters and drinks.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 19 September 2023
  • Sarah Carroll
    10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great night
    This place is we came on Friday night and the singer was fantastic, we enjoyed it that much we came back on the Saturday. Alex was our server and he made me pretty much any drink i wanted, he is such a lovely guy such a sweetheart. We will definitely return the next time we visit Bournemouth.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 30 September 2023
  • sisen
    London, United Kingdom64 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Old Fashioned (on steroids!)
    Went to what was described as the best cocktail bar in Bournemouth, thought I'd test the humble but smiling barman, asked for an old fashioned and 8-10 minutes later.... Totally speechless - simply best first drink in any bar anywhere.....ever! Don't underestimate the power of Mr Smoking Aces! It's so good I can't even rush it, so I can get another. Great music, great setting, unbelievable skills from the man behind this bar! Think I'm gonna relocate
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 10 October 2023
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sisen
London, UK64 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Went to what was described as the best cocktail bar in Bournemouth, thought I'd test the humble but smiling barman, asked for an old fashioned and 8-10 minutes later....
Totally speechless - simply best first drink in any bar anywhere.....ever!
Don't underestimate the power of Mr Smoking Aces!
It's so good I can't even rush it, so I can get another.
Great music, great setting, unbelievable skills from the man behind this bar! Think I'm gonna relocate
Written 10 October 2023
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Sarah Carroll
10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
This place is we came on Friday night and the singer was fantastic, we enjoyed it that much we came back on the Saturday. Alex was our server and he made me pretty much any drink i wanted, he is such a lovely guy such a sweetheart. We will definitely return the next time we visit Bournemouth.
Written 1 October 2023
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J M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
We booked a rum tasting for my stag. Harrison lead us through an incredible selection and introduced me to my new favourite rum.
Extremely funny and engaging. Definitely helped make the experience special.
I can't recommend it highly enough. I'll be back for more tasters and drinks.
Written 19 September 2023
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Harrison H
38 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
Was roaming around on a Monday night looking for a place that didn’t seem so desolate and we stumbled upon this oasis of fun in the desert of weekday Bournemouth. The atmosphere was brilliant everyone was having a good time with a DJ to supply the tunes. The toilets were on brand and matched the overall aura of the establishment. Prices weren’t extortionate and reasonable. Definitely seems to be a hot spot for the younger players in Bournemouth. The highlight was the JD lounge below where you can chat and chill.
Written 15 August 2023
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DevoncoupleAnddog
Exeter, UK10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
great music!
fine cocktails!
lovey atmosphere - and we danced until the early hours!
thanks for a wonderful evening!
Written 14 August 2023
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Jezebel R
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Solo
Great little bar! Chill atmosphere, interesting decor, quality booze, amazing staff. I went in by myself for 1-2 drinks on my one day off and ended up staying til close. Harrison was incredible (give him a pay rise!).Will absolutely be coming again! I think this is my favourite bar in Bournemouth.
Written 11 May 2023
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NINA W
Bournemouth, UK50 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Friends
Not a great experience.

We went in for a pre night out drink tonight. There was a good of blokes having a good time. They were sat at a table and the security staff came over and took their phones off the table. Understandably the blokes kicked off.
Why do your door staff think it’s acceptable to cause unnecessary agro??
Avoid this bar if you want a chilled atmosphere. Unless they sort out the attitude on the door.
Written 7 April 2023
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TAN84
Worthing, UK3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Friends
If you are ever going out in Bournemouth, you MUST end your night at Smokin’ Aces. We booked a table as a group of hens, and from the minute we walked in we loved it. The vibe is perfect, the DJ was AMAZING (old school hip hop, some 90s throwbacks, queen, Prince👌🏼) we could not stop dancing all night and had the best night we’ve had in years. To top it off the bar staff were honestly some of the best we’ve ever experienced, so fun and friendly, they make the vibe what it is. They even made a special fuss of our bride-to-be with a coyote ugly moment on the bar. We’ll be back!
Written 26 March 2023
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DJ Shraii
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
Been to a lot of bars round the world. But this is certainly up there! 100% recommend! Also massive shout out to Harrison, best bartender I’ve ever come across.
We were in Bournemouth for 3 nights and went every evening.
Written 21 March 2023
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Sally A
Southampton, UK2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
If you love whiskey, WOW!
They also can make any cocktail you think of!

Will be back...very soon we hope....
Written 22 December 2022
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  • Sun - Sun 19:00 - 01:00
  • Wed - Thu 17:00 - 01:00
  • Fri - Sat 17:00 - 02:00


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