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Bar So

Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AG, England
+44 1202 203050
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Lacking Atmosphere with grumpy bar man

Was there at a function so there was a lot of us but the bar man was very grumpy and aloof. Lacked... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kirsty B
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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
RIP OFF....avoid at all costs

We went today as there was a sign outside saying half price cocktails. However we were charged... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
janedavies140373
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Bar So is Bournemouth's destination style bar and nightclub in the heart of the town centre. During the day we offer a delicious menu of pub favourites on our sun drenched patio area. Kick back with a drink as the sun goes down and prepare for a night out you won't forget! We pride ourselves on, great food & drink, friendly staff and of course the famous Bar So cocktails!
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good20%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible18%
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“dance floor” (6 reviews)
“bar club” (2 reviews)
“few cocktails” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AG, England
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+44 1202 203050
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"bar club"
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"few cocktails"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was there at a function so there was a lot of us but the bar man was very grumpy and aloof. Lacked atmosphere in the bar area. Had a DJ for some of the time I spent here but the music conflicted with the music...More

Thank Kirsty B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went today as there was a sign outside saying half price cocktails. However we were charged £17.00 for two. When we queried it we asked about the sign as we were well within the time frame advertised. We were then told the advert was...More

Thank janedavies140373
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friend booked a table for her birthday, shown to a quiet downstairs booth and drinks brought over - no problem. Night goes on, Saturday night it gets a bit busier however mainly men feeling very predatory at many points in the night would not have...More

Thank Jess C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bar So is in a good location. Has ample outside seating with large space inside and further areas downstairs. It’s over 25’s for those that prefer an older crowd. Good vibe. Play a variety of music ranging from RnB to Dance. Cheap drinks, friendly bar...More

Thank LoveaHoliday86
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Decided we’d walked enough around the shops and wanted a stop close to our hotel. Sat in the sun, had a few cocktails, other drinkers seemed happy and relaxed, the foreign girl with the piercings (sorry, didn’t get your name) makes the best cocktails, had...More

1  Thank AMH1969
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Visited Bar So whilst staying in Bournemouth for a friend's 50th Birthday. There were 11 of us in total and initially the door staff were not going to allow us entry because we were all wearing the same T-shirt as they do not allow 'fancy...More

2  Thank Princess C
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Having a great afternoon sitting outside with friends having drinks and a laugh then a doorman comes up to us n says two of the guys will have to leave at 8 as they have sports shorts on. What difference does it make what they...More

Thank bevEssex
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

I have only visited in the day time and sat outside in the sunshine. The bar staff are good and seem to know what they're doing when preparing cocktails. There is only a choice of three mediocre draft lagers and no draft beer other than...More

Thank DazG0884
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

I love this bar/club. Over 25 only . Downstairs dance floor and bar. Dj plays really good music and the atmosphere has class round bar amazing cocktails quite expensive worth paying the money. Seating area is ok you get the older classier type nice big...More

Thank Georgina H
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Sitting outdoors in the sun, with delicious steak, accompanied by cold beer and great selection of house tunes served by the DJ, makes fabulous summer Bournemouth experience.

Thank Miroslaw J
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Helenjayne111
4 March 2015|
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Response from PrincipeAzzurro38 | Reviewed this property |
I know this question was asked ages ago but they don't serve Stag or Hen parties. Don't waste your time there.
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