Best places to drink in Bournemouth

Are you and your friends searching for the best place to drink in Bournemouth? Well luckily for you, we are the venue you have been looking for. From pints to pitchers to martinis, we have got you covered here at Bar So. Whether you are out with the girls on a Friday or simply enjoying a catch up with a friend after work, our contemporary bar, restaurant and nightclub is simply the best place to drink in Bournemouth. Call us today on 01202 203050.

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Best Places to Drink in Bournemouth

It is right to say that Bournemouth does have its fair share of nightlife hotspots and great places to drink. But if you’re looking for the best place to drink in Bournemouth, there is only one place that springs to mind – Bar So.

Located in a prime position, nestled between Bournemouth’s busy town centre and its renowned sandy beaches, Bar So is the perfect place for a mid-shop refreshment, after work cocktail or a place to go to party the night away right up until the early hours. As the winner of Bournemouth’s Best Bar and five time winner of Bournemouth’s Best Night Out, it is easy to see why Bar so is so popular with tourists and locals alike.

As the sun begins to set, you can sit back with a cocktail in hand and unwind after a stressful week in either one of our two large outdoor terraces, upstairs cocktail bar that serves food during the summer, or in our downstairs bar.

Supported by our multi-level layout, we have made the best possible use out of space and have a wide range of features and services available. For your ease we have decided to list the main features of Bar So, that make us the best place to drink in Bournemouth.


Cocktail lounge

As the best place to drink in Bournemouth, we have an extensive variety of outstanding cocktails and mocktails. But be assured that our drinks are not just visually appealing – they are also freshly mixed, theatrically prepared and tantalisingly tasty. We’re bringing a whole new level of pleasure to your favourite tipple as our cocktail menu is available throughout the afternoon and evening.



Our centralised location between Bournemouth’s sandy beaches and lively town centre provides us with the perfect backdrop for our two large outside terraces. As you watch the world go by in sun-drenched Bournemouth you can enjoy a bite to eat from our new mouth-watering menu whilst enjoying our relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.


Nightclub and events

As the disco ball glitters, from the mirrored atrium high above you, our resident DJ’s are about to provide you with the best night of your life. You only have to have a look at our history, to see some of the legendary nights and award winning artists we have already hosted this year – who’s excited for New Year?

We are incredibly lucky to have some of the most technically gifted DJ’s on residency, who have a wealth of expertise in the hottest music, including House, RnB, Hip Hop, Techno , Club and much more. We have three of the biggest names in the music industry, widely acclaimed Martyn the Hat, James Herkes and Lee Evans.


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01202 203050

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So VIP bottles and packages

Here at Bar So, we are eager to constantly be improving our service. We are now incredibly excited to be able to offer you a VIP experience with our new bottle packages. As the finest place to drink in Bournemouth, we have an extensive selection of the best spirits and champagne money can buy. We also cater for large parties and private events. Whether you have 10 guests or 100, they’re guaranteed an unforgettable experience at Bar-So’s private bar.


Friday drinks packages

All packages include full waitress service all night as well as two unlimited mixers of your choice.

So Lets Dance

  • 1 x house spirit
  • 10 x house shots
  • Choose between a bottle of prosecco or 10 x bottles of Sol

So Double Up

  • 2 x house spirit
  • 10 x house shots
  • Choose between two bottles of prosecco or 20 x bottles of Sol

So Premier

  • 2 x premium spiritBest Places to Drink in Bournemouth
  • 1 x bottle of Prosecco
  • 10 x Red Bull
  • 10 x Sol
  • 1 x Jägermeister
  • 10 x house shots

So Baller

  • 2 x house spirit
  • 1 x 1.75L of Cîroc
  • 1 x Jägermeister
  • 1 x bottle of Prosecco
  • 10 x Red Bull
  • 10 x Sol

Is your Saturday night sorted? To find out more about our packages and So Saturday drinks deals, please don’t hesitate to contact one of our friendly team on 01202 203 050.

Here’s why Bar So is the best places to drink in Bournemouth

Best Places to Drink in Bournemouth

As you have already gathered, with our extensive range of services, you would be silly not to visit one of the best places to drink in Bournemouth. At Bar So we realise that people do have different tastes and use bars for a variety of reasons so we have ensured that we really do have something for everyone.

Whether you are looking for a casual drink after work or a full night out with your friends, our professional and friendly staff will be on hand to ensure you have the best night possible. We will work hard to make sure your night is a success as we are committed to making sure that you receive an experience worthy of Bournemouth best bar and night out.

If you like the sound of Bar So then be sure to visit the one of the best places to drink in Bournemouth!


If you are looking for cocktail inspiration or to find the pictures of you and the girls from So Saturday last week, be sure to check out our gallery.

We regularly post images of our events so look out and strike a pose! We look forward to seeing you next Saturday at the finest place to drink in Bournemouth.


So what are you waiting for? If you are looking for the certified best place to drink in Bournemouth, you know who to contact.

Our trusted team of professionals are only a phone call away and will be ready to answer any questions you may have or if you would like to book one of our packages. Give us a call today on 01202 203 050 or drop us an email.