In and around Bournemouth
When the Sun cools down, the night heats up. As soon as you hit the town you’ll understand why Bournemouth is known for having some of the best nightlife going. People travel from far and wide to party into the early hours. So whatever you do, don’t forget your dancing shoes. Check out the links below for Bournemouth clubs and bars.
Bournemouth International Centre (BIC) and Pavillion Theatre
Rock and Pop concerts, Opera, Ballet and Comedy performances.
163 - 167 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth
Aruba is special, exotic and unlike anything seen before on the English coast Inspired by elements of bars and restaurants from all over the world, it is designed to bring a touch of cosmopolitan onto Englands finest strip of beach.
The South Coast's most stunning nightspot... Every Saturday playing only the very best in rnb, hiphop, house, party, soul & disco.
176 Christcurch Road Bournemouth BH1 1NU Tel: - 01202 298866
Very modern and very exclusive. Members bar at weekends, open to everyone through the week. Open 6 nights a week with a wide range of music, soulful house, raregroove and disco.
Hamptons offers something for everyone - come drink, dance or dine the night away and experience somewhere just a little bit special!
V is the newest addition to Bournemouth's nightlife history. Formally The Church and Landmarc Theatre, just off Bournemouth Square, V is a premier exclusive venue.
Jimmys Bar and Club
Great live music on Thursdays showcasing the best solo and duo acts from Bournemouth and beyond and don't forget the best DJ acts around. Jimmy's also has an extensive menu serving food and the widest range of spirits and cocktails around.
A VERY stylish bar in Bournemouth.
An Austrailian - style late bar with a impressive food menu, live sport, good music.
Bent Club Bournemouth is the new addition to the gay scene in Bournemouth. Put simply, it's fabulous.
The Opera House
Live Music + Club Events + Stand-Up Comedy.
Chilli White. One of Bournemouth's most prestigous bars.
Lava & Ignite
Located in Bournemouth town centre and formerly Elements, Lava & Ignite is the biggest nightclub with 4 different rooms of music. A newly refurbished venue, each room boasts a unique atmosphere with resident DJ's mixing it up on the decks!
The Old Fire Station
The Old Fire Station is a unique club in Bournemouth and is home to a great line up of diverse events. The club hosts everything from quality dance parties to live rock and roll.
Dusk Till Dawn
The Club offers two floors of alternative Dance Music, powered by FUNKTION 1 sound system.
Bliss Bar and Restaurant
Bliss Bar Bournemouth, one of Bournemouth's trendiest bars, situated in the heart of the late night zone of Bournemouth.
The Bournemouth Comedy Club
Saturday night comedy shows every week.
1812 Bar and Restaurant
Live music every Friday and Saturday nights playing a mix of Jazz Funk, Soul and Swing.
142 Holdenhust Road Bournemouth BH8 8AS Tel: - 01202 551802
The Villa is Bournemouth's premier alternative venue, putting on live bands and hosting regular alternative nights every week on Thursday (heavier) and Saturday (indie) nights. It has built up an excellent reputation as a live venue, with many upcoming alternative bands having played there (for instance, Snow Patrol).
Live bands playing original material and covers three nights a week, plus an open mic evening for budding superstars.
Penthouse Bar & Club
Poole's only nightclub.
Live music venue in Poole. Mr Kyp's hosts some of the best bands and live entertainment around. There's something for all tastes - up and coming new bands, the best tribute acts right through to original musical legends!
Since opening in the Summer of 2002, Fruit has become a popular and much loved addition to the drinking scene.