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Non stop bands and silent disco during the harbor side festival. Who would have thought a metal... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Oxford, United Kingdom
Best club and venue in Bristol

Always filled with good music and great people. Not filled with pumped up jerks like a lot of other... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Thekla is a world-famous, award-winning live music venue and club space on board a converted German cargo ship, moored in Bristol's Floating Harbour since 1984.
The Grove | East Mud Dock, Bristol BS1 4RB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Non stop bands and silent disco during the harbor side festival. Who would have thought a metal echo chamber would sound so good (but it does!)

Thank DC10-AC30-FAC319
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always filled with good music and great people. Not filled with pumped up jerks like a lot of other clubs in Bristol. Staff, security and people are all really friendly and chill.

Thank utdminiman
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to a lot of places for a night out but this was one of the best by far. Such a quirky boat with a buzzing atmosphere all night. Me and a friend went to see mungo hifi and traveled from the midlands to...More

1  Thank Natalie F
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Went to watch Justin Nozuka on April 25th at Thekla; By far, one of my favorite concert venues. Didn't expect to be so close to the stage. Staff is friendly, nice atmosphere. The only thing which bothered me is that it sort of smelled like...More

Thank Chloé B
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

A great venue to see a band Very good bar and friendly staff An intimate venue where you are really part of the show

Thank Albia-Newton
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I love this place very cool club. Music is great Saturday pop/cheese reasonable drink prices and entry toilets were clean too. Thursday night is great too with indie rock music 2 for 1 drinks great night. Can be quite student filled but it is bristol...More

1  Thank Sadhbh T
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

I went here for the first time on a Thursday for an indie club night. Had a great time! Last night I went to see the magic gang and it was great. My friend and I were up in the balcony which was so cool...More

Thank plumbanana
Reviewed 20 March 2018

I love the Thekla and I love to support local venues. They have great bands here, it's great to discover indie alternative musicians. I bought a ticket for my friends birthday to see The Garden. My friend tripped over the barrier on the way to...More

1  Thank OliviaTandy
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I think the first time I heard of bands (that I'm into) playing this venue and when I saw pictures of it, for whatever reason my brain associated with the venue being in Amsterdam, for its vibe, and now being there I don't think that...More

Thank Ricardo N
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Before entering the venue wasn't to sure as it was a boat but the inside is bigger than expected with two floors and and a lot of space. Staff was friendly and sound was really good

Thank Rex R
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