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Dark Arts Potion Bar Southampton

How much does it cost to play a puzzle box and how can I book the tickets?

Prices are from £45 per box for up to 6 people. We have 2 boxes that can be played at the same time.

Bookings can be made through our website. Visit our puzzle box page to find out more. 

Can I make a reservation for Drinks?

Yes, use our online booking form to make a cocktail table reservation for up to 8 people. for larger bookings contact us at

Can I make a reservation for Potion Making or buy Potion Making vouchers?

Yes, bookings can be made on our potion making page and vouchers can be purchased on our gift vouchers page.   Our potion-making experience can seat a maximum of 4 players to a table with 3 tables available to book for a maximum of 12 players simultaneously.  

Are there any age restrictions?

Children under 17 MUST be accompanied by an adult in all experiences on site. Children are welcome at The Dark Arts Bar before 9pm but must be accompanied by an adult over 18 at all times.

When should I arrive for an experience?

We require that the whole team arrives at the time specified on your booking. 


Please be aware that if you arrive late then the following restriction will apply:

15 minutes past your booking time the Bar Wizards will start your game timer for game duration. You are welcome to play any remaining time once you have completed the waiver and health and safety briefing which is mandatory.

Can I bring my animal familiar? 

We welcome all well behaved familiars before 9pm. 

What happens if I need to cancel or re-book?

We appreciate that sometimes circumstances arise that mean you cannot make your booking. We are happy to re-schedule your booking for you however this is at managements discretion and venue availability.

Bookings can be amended up to 3 working days before the date (10am to 9pm).

We do not offer any refunds once a purchase has been made.

Is it possible to access the venue using a wheelchair?

Unfortunately, we are not a wheelchair-accessible venue.

What if I want to bring extra people to the experience?

Additional players need be added to your booking and pay any additional charges in advance please contact us via our contact us form. 

Please note we cannot allow in more than the maximum number of people stated for each experience (4 for potion making, 6 for box games).

How many people can I bring for Cocktails?

We currently allow groups of up to 8 maximum as walk ins. This is subject to table availability on the day.

Our maximum group size for parties and team building is 10 which must be pre approved in advance with a member of management. Contact us to arrange larger group bookings.

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Address - 125 High Street, Southampton, so14 2AA

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