So. Bars in Bournemouth

Do you want a night out at one of the best bars in Bournemouth? Bar So is at the forefront of Bournemouth’s social scene, offering the perfect combination of sophisticated cocktail bar and lively low-level dancefloor. Whether it’s a drink after work or a night out with friends, we are the number one venue.

The best Bournemouth bar Bars in Bournemouth

If you’re looking for a bar in Bournemouth with a great playlist, broad drinks menu and relaxed yet vibrant party atmosphere, you’ve found it. At Bar So, we have been crowned winners of ‘Bournemouth’s Best Night Out’ at the Best Bar None Travel and Tourism Awards on five occasions. We are one of the most popular party destinations in Bournemouth among both locals and tourists.

From a catch up meal and drink with friends to an all-out birthday party, Bar So is the place to be. We have an outdoor terrace for a drink outside on a sunny day, as well as a sky-lit atrium for a catch up over a cocktail. Alternatively, step down to the lower ground nightclub where the music is loud and the party runs late.

To help you let loose at one of the best bars in Bournemouth, our friendly bar staff will be ready to mix up your favourite drink. We have a wide selection of spirits for you to choose from behind our bar, including:

  • Vodka
  • Gin
  • Rum
  • Whiskey/Bourbon
  • Tequila
  • Amaretto

On the decks will be one of our superb resident DJs whose playlists never fail to get everyone up and on the dancefloor. You can expect to hear a great range of music genres from R&B to House, Hip-Hop, EDM and more. What more could you want from our Bournemouth bar?

What’s going on at our bar in Bournemouth?

We’re open 7 days a week, but we like to keep things interesting by making sure there are always some exciting events lined up in our calendar. Fridays and Saturdays are undoubtedly the most popular nights for bars in Bournemouth, so we make sure that these nights at Bar So stand out against the rest. It’s free entry all night, every night at our venue, so you can save your money for the taxi home.


When you start your weekends with Fridays at Bar So, you can treat yourself to our unmissable drinks deals. You will be torn between 2-for-1 cocktails or 2 for £5 on bottled beer between 5pm and 8pm. We also have bottles of prosecco on offer for £15 all night for you to share with your friends.


On So Saturdays when the weekend is in full swing, we have two rooms of the best party music playing until 3am. To add something special to your Saturday at our Bournemouth bar, we’ll have the CO₂ cannons set up and music blasting for our Funktion One sound system.


Are you stuck for an idea of what to do for a special occasion? Stop deliberating which bars in Bournemouth you should visit and book a booth at Bar So. We have three bottle packages available to suit your budget and the size of your party. Each can be tailored to you for the ultimate VIP experience. From a work night out to a birthday bash with your best mates, we will make sure you have everything you need to make it one to remember.


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Forget all other bars in Bournemouth as Bar So has exactly what you need for a great night out. To find out more, call us on 01202 203050 or send an email to