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Aruba Restaurant and Bar

Pier Approach, Bournemouth, United Kingdom, BH2 5AA
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Breakfast is served satruday & Sunday 9am till 11am, Lunch and dinner service starts from midday through till 10pm.
Our late night weekends keep us partying through till 3am


Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome

About Aruba Restaurant and Bar

Aruba Restaurant and Bar ethos is to offer the finest food, drink, service and atmosphere, in order to create the very best eating and drinking experiences for our guests.
Set on the Beach front in Bournemouth, Aruba offers the very best view in town. Our 360 degree balcony offers a breathtaking view of Bournemouth Bay and Bournemouth Pier.
Open from Breakfast to late offering the best Cocktails and Best Food around.
The Island bar offers great cocktails,great atmosphere and good times.

Cuisine: International
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Food was excellent and well-priced for a cocktail bar! Lovely view out to the sea and the beach.

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Visited On Friday, 12 October 2018

Food and cocktails are amazing, friendly staff!

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Visited On Monday, 08 October 2018

Very friendly waiter, good atmosphere, food lovely as always

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 October 2018

lovely place great location super sweet staff my pizza was very average though i had a margerita no discernable ingredients it should be white mozzarella green basil red tomatoes it was just orange floppy and cheap generic cheese very disappointing

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Visited On Monday, 08 October 2018

Good midweek dinner with friends, in the relaxed sea views Aruba offers. It’s always a bit of a shame that the full menu never seems to be available when we visit, but with a large selection-there’s always something to please everyone.

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Visited On Friday, 05 October 2018

Had an fantastic evening, can't wait to come again, great atmosphere, great staff, cocktails totally amazing, would recommend to everyone

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Visited On Saturday, 22 September 2018

Cara and Claudia were fantastic hosts and did all they could to make sure our hen party enjoyed every second of the cocktail making, our evening meal and our drinks booth afterwards. The two guys (one was called Kevin) who did the cocktail making were great sports and gave our bride a day to remember. Thank you to those staff mentioned. 5*

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Visited On Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Great service and food. I was worried it might be quite loud, but it was a great atmosphere and easy to chat to the rest of my table.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 September 2018

The staff were amazing all the way from pre-booking to the actual service we received on the night. The atmosphere and music was also great and we had a brilliant night. Thank you!

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Visited On Saturday, 15 September 2018

Thank you so much for making my hen do so amazing! A big special thank you hoes out to Michael who took our MC, he made the whole day that extra bit special! He’s amazing!! I will definitely be recommending Aruba to all my friends & family!!

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Visited On Saturday, 08 September 2018

Our VIP night was made special due to the amazing detail and service of Michael. He is a great manager and made sure we were well looked after. Thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 08 September 2018

Great food and service!

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Visited On Saturday, 01 September 2018

Thank you for looking after us. There was a lot of us and the service was quick on such a busy weekend

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Visited On Saturday, 01 September 2018

where better

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Visited On Friday, 31 August 2018

Took my just turned 18 year old twins , here with my partner , and was just the right venue . Great atmosphere with great music too.

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Visited On Thursday, 30 August 2018

Waiter was brilliant. Bit of confusion when we arrived but all in all very good. Bar staff could have smiled!

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Visited On Thursday, 30 August 2018

Had the Aruba sharing platter. Discovered that 3 chicken wings were under cooked (flesh near the bone still raw and bloody), bread was stale and rock hard, and cheese dippers over cooked to the point that the cheese inside was brittle. Come to think of it, my partner and knew instantly that the food was not freshly prepared given how quickly it arrived after our order and how luke warm it all was, including the chocolate milkshake. Only offered a 20% refund. At least the cocktails were decent.

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Visited On Wednesday, 29 August 2018

Great food, great location and superb service from Brett. We will definitely return. Thank you for a lovely meal. :)

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Visited On Tuesday, 28 August 2018

We booked for a group of 14 for dinner and the cocktail making masterclass. Th meal was excellent giving us plenty of time to eat before the masteclass. The cocktail masterclass was good fun too. Would certainly recommend.

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Visited On Thursday, 09 August 2018

Fantastic food and cocktails, great atmosphere, lovely staff and the perfect view - what more could you ask for!!

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Visited On Monday, 06 August 2018

Lovely meal ... was late on our reservation but they still managed to fit us in. Lovely people

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Visited On Saturday, 04 August 2018

Waitress was lovely and so was the food really nice. We were a large table so wanted to get drinks separately at bar and we timed It 20 minutes to served at bar on one occasion and nearly as long in others. I did mention it To the waitress. The bar wasn’t over busy either between 7.30 and 10 so I can only assume understaffed and cocktails take So long to make Unfortunately some members of our table Found music too loud and had to leave early.

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Visited On Saturday, 04 August 2018

We did the Cocktail masterclass which was excellent. Michael did an excellent job and really made the whole experience so enjoyable.

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Visited On Saturday, 04 August 2018

The food was good but way too much. We all commented on how much food we got for what we paid. You could reduce the portions hugely. The atmosphere has always been good when ever i have been. Unfortunately the service let you down. An unfortunate incident where one of the barmen tried to charge me for three cocktails but only made two and tried to share it between 3 glasses and when I questioned him about it he became very unpleasant and refused to serve me without trying to rectify my issue. Thankfully I contacted a manager who sorted out my order but I would be concerned if that was one of my staff and they thought that was acceptable behaviour.

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Visited On Monday, 30 July 2018

great service, booked table online and request for sea view seating met, thank you for lovely evening

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