Nightclubs, Pubs & Bars in Bournemouth
Bournemouth is renowned for it's vibrant atmosphere and vivacious nightlife, known as one of the most exciting places to enjoy a night out along the south coast. From the latest theatre productions to traditional pubs, funky jazz bars and cosmopolitan nightclubs, Bournemouth is home to a host of fantastic entertainment to suit all ages and tastes.
The Bournemouth International Centre and Pavilion Theatre show a selection of concerts, comedy performances and theatre productions straight from the West End and if you fancy a pre-show drink then head to one of the many stylish bars in Bournemouth town centre to enjoy an exotic cocktail or indulgent glass of wine.
Aruba is a relaxed bar and restaurant situated on Bournemouth Seafront. With a sun terrace, outdoor seating, tropical palm trees and an island cocktail bar; the cosmopolitan venue boasts panoramic sea views.
If you fancy an evening in a traditional pub why not head to The Goat and Tricycle. Here you can sample a huge range of hand pulled cask ales which change every 2-3 days.
Enjoy Irish hospitality at O'Neills. You'll always find a warm welcome, great food and drink and live music six nights a week.
The Triangle area of Bournemouth is home to a variety of eateries and bars and also has some great gay venues including nightclubs and cabaret bars.
The town centre offers a variety of vibrant bars and clubs to enjoy including 'Le Chic' Lounge Bar & Club, which brings glamour, music, style and most of all excitement to Bournemouth, so get ready to party the night away!
The beauty of Bournemouth is that everything is within walking distance but if you are exhausted from dancing the night away, there are many licensed taxis in the Town Centre to take you back to your accomodation - any time of the day or through the night.
The Night Bus service, introduced by More Bus is a great and affordable way to get home after a night out. Nightbuses in Bournemouth and Poole run on Friday and Saturday nights. Look out for buses N1 and N2 where a single fare only costs £3.20 (after midnight).
Throughout the Summer travel on the Safe Bus from 9pm until 3am every friday and saturday night. Parked on Horseshoe Common, in Bournemouth Town Centre.
Check out the Night Time Economy Page for contact information and the Nightclub in Bournemouth page for information on our nightlife awards including Best Bar None and Purple Flag.