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Canvas

45 Poole Hill, Bournemouth BH2 5PW, England
+44 1202 556113
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Awful place

My sister and I arrived at a packed Canvas to watch the Real Thing. Whilst my sister was chatting... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
TShazJ
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Jazz juice birthday bash

Situated on Poole hill, just a short walk from the town centre and so worth the walk. A classy... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
mandyjBmth
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“dance floor” (7 reviews)
“smart bar” (2 reviews)
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45 Poole Hill, Bournemouth BH2 5PW, England
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+44 1202 556113
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

My sister and I arrived at a packed Canvas to watch the Real Thing. Whilst my sister was chatting to an old friend a woman pushed and elbowed my sister and when asked why she had done that started to shout abuse. She was promptly...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Situated on Poole hill, just a short walk from the town centre and so worth the walk. A classy, independent night spot that is a favourite with locals and tourists alike. What a fab evening, from arriving and being greeted by friendly welcoming staff, to...More

1  Thank mandyjBmth
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I’m a huge fan of this venue however tonight we felt very let down. Arrived at the venue and shown to our table booking - had to wait 20 minutes and ask 3 separate members of staff if we could order before we were finally...More

Thank Sophie C
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We come down to Bournemouth every couple of months and wanted to find a decent club to celebrate my Birthday. Not being local we trawled through the reviews and came across Canvas so thought we'd give it a try. What a fabulous night we had...More

1  Thank Miumiuboo
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Only spotted this bar by chance but glad we did. Lovely relaxing setting, great choice of cocktails and friendly service.

1  Thank TLSH16
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Went here with a friend for cocktails after dinner at a local restaurant. Great atmosphere with a good mixture of ages. We enjoyed some great cocktails and will certainly be back for more in the future

1  Thank Flyboi47
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the atmosphere and music in this place. There was a good crowd with a mixture of ages.

1  Thank Dionne W
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

A well-planned, well-decorated bar/club with decent drinks and a good (sometimes) atmosphere. They put on LOADS of pretty big events, which is awesome (and definitely what Bournemouth needs) but it does mean that the atmosphere (and crowd) changes drastically from night to night. Anywhere from...More

1  Thank Lauren B
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I am a really big fan of this late night bar/club. It has a great age range, from people in their late twenties to their fifties. The music is great and the whole place has a great layout. The staff make great cocktails and the...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2017

It's a nice place to go where you don't feel too old! Bournemouth should have more of these type of bars.

Thank Russell W
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menorcalover2
28 August 2017|
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Response from Nick M | Reviewed this property |
Pizza and tapas at the bar. Some decent restaurants opposite club and late night kebabs if you come out ravenous down the road.
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currymonster37
10 May 2017|
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Response from PathManSlough | Reviewed this property |
There is an entrance fee for some gigs. For instance, Shalamar are/were playing soon and the charge for that was about £25. The local band Groovemeister play once a month (they are very good!) and the charge on those nights... More
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