Fun Birthday Ideas In Bournemouth

No one is under any illusion that birthday party planning isn't stressful, from finding the venue to getting the all-important guest-list together, there's no let up. Lucky for you though, it's hard to go wrong in a town like Bournemouth. With beer tastings, scavenger hunts and some of the coolest clubs and cocktail bars on the south coast, we've rounded up the funnest birthday ideas in Bournemouth, so all you need to worry about is who makes the final cut.

Last updated on 27th April 2021

Be At One Bournemouth

61 user reviews 4

One of the top birthday venues in Bournemouth, Be At One is always ready to bring the party whatever vibe you're feeling. Whether you're moseying down for a few pre-dinner cocktails with pals, or getting in late for drinks and dancing until the early hours, they've got enough gorge interiors, great DJs and signature sips to keep those antics coming.

The Bournemouth Stable

720 user reviews 4

One of the city's best-loved restaurants, The Stable is one of the top places in Bournemouth for a birthday party. With delicious pizzas for every diet and appetite, alongside one of the largest cider selections in town, they'll have you fed, watered and ready for whatever the rest of the night holds.


21 user reviews 5

One of Bournemouth's best bars, Aruba is an unmissable place to go on your birthday. From bottomless brunches all the way through to raucous cabaret nights, this little slice of tropical paradise is sure to have you drinking, dining and dancing 'til late. 

One of the most lauded restaurants in Bournemouth, this gorgeous bar and restaurant is one for the extra-special birthday celebrations. Head down for dinner and cocktails in their gorgeous dining area, or check out one of their unique supper clubs with your nearest and dearest.

The Lost Paradise

3 user reviews 4

A tropical hub hidden away on Exeter Road, The Lost Paradise is an icon of the Bournemouth party scene. With colourful, summery interiors, gorgeous cocktails to sip on, and a huge playlist, there's no better place to find yourself at your next birthday night out.

Smokin' Aces

2 user reviews 5

A speakeasy serving up some of the best cocktails in Bournemouth, a birthday night out at Smokin' Aces is never a bad idea. A dreamy spot for those with a penchant for bourbon, Smokin' Aces also runs tasting nights and live music events perfect for jazzing up your special day.