So. Best Bars in Bournemouth 2018

It’s right to say that Bournemouth has its fair share of nightlife hotspots, but if you’re looking for the best bars in Bournemouth 2018, there’s only one place to go – Bar So.  Situated just a stone’s throw from the glorious beaches and thriving town centre, Bar So is in a prime position for a post-tanning cocktail, a mid-shop refreshment, an after work beverage, or a place to test out those dancing shoes until the early hours of the morning. Whatever you need, we’ve got it – so come check us out.

What makes us one of the 2018 best bars in Bournemouth?

Over the years, we’ve answered the needs of the people of Bournemouth to become what everyone wants – a bar that can offer you everything. With the help of talented and conscientious staff and a multi-level layout, we’ve adapted and made the best out of our space to make us one of the best bars in Bournemouth 2018. Here’s what there is no know about what we have on offer.


We’re not talking about the stuff in the can either. We’re talking about the freshly poured, freshly mixed and theatrically prepared cocktails that can bring a whole new level of joy to tasting your favourite tipple. Available throughout the afternoon and the evening, our extensive cocktail menu is there for you to explore. As one of the best bars in Bournemouth 2018, we invite you to test your taste-buds with new flavours and transport yourself to exotic beaches with punchy hits of alcohol and bold fruity twangs.


Let’s not forget the most influential factors when it comes to choosing the 2018Best Bars in Bournemouth 2017 best bars in Bournemouth – the music and the dance! As the sun goes down, our in-house DJs are getting ready to provide our guests with the night of their lives. You only have to look at our history, to see some of the incredible nights we’ve already hosted this year.

As the disco ball glitters under the fractured mirror atrium ceiling, and smoke machines let off steam as the baseline drops, pull out your best moves and dance away to the best music in town. Keep an eye on our events, as in addition to our regular theme nights, we often host guest DJs that have made names for themselves all around the world.

But how do we go above and beyond our competitors to become one of the best bars in Bournemouth 2018? – we bring restaurant service to the nightclub. That’s right; with our range of packages to suit all budgets we are the perfect place to host any celebration or big get together.

From free booths to lavish packages with bottles of the finest champagne and waitress service, whether one person pays or you each put in something towards the price, these packages cannot be missed.

Cocktail lounge

For 2018 best bars in Bournemouth, it doesn’t get classier than our atrium cocktail lounge. With our cocktail making station as the centrepiece and the whole room lit up with natural brightness from our classic atrium skylight, this room is a special place in which you can enjoy an array of drinks served up by our talented drink mixers.


You can’t beat sitting out among the hustle and bustle of Bournemouth town centre in the glorious summer sunshine. At Bar So, we have two terraces for you to enjoy. With an array of comfy garden furniture for you to choose from, bring your friends, family and work colleagues to enjoy the atmosphere and soak up the sun.

Scrummy food

As summer sets in, Bar So brings in another element to make us one of the best bars in Bournemouth 2018. If you’re feeling a bit peckish after a dash around the shops, looking to grab a bite to eat after work, or there’s something to celebrate, we have a summer inspired menu full of delicious dishes for you to try. Our terraces provide a relaxed and comfortable environment in which to enjoy our mouth-watering food.  Make sure you keep an eye out for our 2018 menu.


If you’re looking for the best bars in Bournemouth 2018 for events, then look no further. We have a great line-up for you this summer as our hip-hop and funk nights make a well received return! Make sure you book your tickets in advance so you don’t miss out.

Not forgetting our salsa nights every Wednesday, get saucy as our in-house dance teacher passes on some of the best Cuban salsa moves to get the hips swinging.


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Why should you choose Bar So?

As we’ve already mentioned, we really do have something for everyone. We Best Bars in Bournemouth 2017understand that people use bars for different reasons, not just to drink lots of alcohol and party hard to crazy good music. Whether you’re looking for a casual drink or a full on night out with mates, our ability to separate ourselves into two equally incredible setting ensures that we attract a whole range of people to Bar So.

At Bar So, we know that it is not just the atmosphere that makes for a great night out.  With professional, efficient bar staff and hardworking and friendly waiters and waitresses, we are committed to making sure that you receive an experience worthy of the best bars in Bournemouth 2018.

If you like the sound of Bar So and are wondering whether you can host a private function with us – you can! When you hire our private bar, you’ll be allocated your own bar staff and waitresses.  From wedding receptions to office parties, we’ll work hard to make sure that your night is a success.

You’ll have access to our famous cocktails, and we can provide hot and cold buffets, canapés and formal dining to suit the purpose of your function. Once people are merry on drink and full on food, we can get everyone up and dancing with the option of adding entertainment to your party.

We are connected to the Royal Exeter Hotel, so once you’re done partying the night away, you’re 5 minutes away from your warm cosy bed.

Contact us

If you have questions for our friendly team, or would like to book one of our packages, don’t hesitate to contact us today.