The Joker & Thief Story
The Joker and Thief started as an idea from locals who were
always looking for somewhere in Terrigal that catered for the
mature patron. Where you can go for a night out for great food
and cocktails dressed up with the girls or a few casual beers
with mates and everything in between including live music and
After we realised it wasn’t just going to appear one day as we
hoped. Several long nights later discussing all of this (generally
after a few drinks) It went from an idea ….to a possibility…. to a
reality pretty quickly. After a lot of hours and hard work with
designers/builders/industry experts, here we are and we are
here to stay!!
Our name The Joker and Thief was what we ended up with.
After weeks of throwing up different names, we found it in the
lyrics to the classic Bob Dylan song – All along the Watchtower.
As we talked about it more and more, we found it has a lot of
ties split across so many demographics obviously including the
We just liked it mainly because we thought it sounded pretty
cool, it really ties into our feel and it refers to the venue. That
no matter who you are or where you come from if you respect
the venue you are welcome to leave your inhibitions at the
door and enjoy!
All of our owners are locals to the area and wanted to support
their local area by providing a venue that is classy and provides
high quality food and drinks at reasonable prices. You will no
doubt see some of the owners in the venue as they will be sure to
come and say hi, so please don’t be shy