So. Bournemouth Places to Go

Have you heard about the most sought after party venue since 2003? Welcome to Bar So. As the number one choice for Bournemouth places to go, Bar So has been a popular destination for locals and tourists for more than 14 years. Spread across two levels, Bar So caters to families after a tasty meal to those looking to party the night away.

Discover one of the best places to go Bournemouth has seen

If you’re looking for things to do in Bournemouth, then you’ve come to the right place. From grabbing a bite to eat before hitting the beach to enjoying a coffee with friends or kicking off a night of fun, Bar So is the place to be. With two fully stocked bars, two outdoor terraces, a large dance floor, seating area and a private bar, no other Bournemouth places to go offer what we do.

Before you check out other places to go in Bournemouth, make sure you read on below to see exactly what sets us apart from the competition. We’re confident that once you’re done reading, you’ll be gearing up to head down to see for yourself what makes us the best choice around!


What to expect from Bar So


Here at Bar So, we’re all about putting on a show to beat all other Bournemouth places to go. Which is why we always go to great lengths to carefully select the best events for your entertainment. Whether you’re looking to experience the Godfathers of American Hip Hop or take in some soulfully sexy music from a Cuban-influenced sensation, Bar So promises not to disappoint.

You can check out our full line-up of events by clicking on our events page. The following is a taster of some of the great events we have lined up for you when you choose us over other places to go Bournemouth:


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When it comes to amazing talent, the team here at Bar So have a real knack for finding the true innovators. As one of the finest Bournemouth places to go, we work alongside the most gifted pioneers of the music scene to bring you a show you won’t soon forget. From House and R&B to Freestyle and Nu Disco, join our resident DJ’s James Herkes, Martyn the Hat and Lee Evans for a night of party anthems.


Private Bar & Drinks Packages

Whether you’re planning the office Christmas party or looking to celebrate your friend’s graduation in style, choose Bar So for a stress-free evening. Our front-of-house team will take care of everything for you and see to it that your guests are all looked after. Unlike other places to go in Bournemouth that offer a similar service, our private bar can cater for up to 120 guests!

We have fantastic food, drink and entertainment options available and you will have a choice between hot and cold buffets, canapés or more formal dining. Also, while making use of our private bar, you will also have the option of choosing one of our great bottle packages. Our packages start from just £100 on a Friday and £120 on a Saturday, or you can create your own package from scratch.

What makes our packages better than those offered by other Bournemouth places to go? Not only do our packages include spirits, shots, and the choice between beers and Prosecco, but you also get waitress service, and any two unlimited mixers all included in the price! Plus, should you prefer, our bottle packages are also available outside the private bar, and there is even the option to hire a booth.

So, if you’re on the lookout for things to do in Bournemouth, whether during the day or at night, look no further than Bar So.

What makes Bar So one of the top Bournemouth places to go?

Having featured as one of Bournemouth’s number one party hot spots for well over a decade, Bar So continues to operate as an integral part of the local nightlife scene. One thing that makes us one of the places to go Bournemouth is talking about is our multi-award winning status. We are proud to be 5 time recipients of the sought after ‘Bournemouth’s Best Night Out’ award.

Unlike other venues that only cater to one group of people, here at Bar So, we cater to everyone. Our upstairs cocktail bar is the perfect place to grab a bite to eat. With us being situated just a stone’s throw from the beach, what better place to go for great food than here? You’ll also find our extensive drinks menu which includes a wide array of tasty cocktails, prepared by our talented team.

Of course, if you’re plan is to party the night away, you’ll find just what you need in our downstairs bar. Boasting a club-like atmosphere, you’ll find that a large dance floor, bar and the Funktion One sound system awaits you. So, whatever you’re looking for, make Bar So your first choice for places to go in Bournemouth – we’re confident that this is one decision that you won’t regret!


Call Bar So today on 01202 203050 or check out our gallery to see what makes us one of the top Bournemouth places to go for a good time.