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Great place if you go on the right night

A well-planned, well-decorated bar/club with decent drinks and a good (sometimes) atmosphere. They... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Lauren B
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
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45 Poole Hill, Bournemouth BH2 5PW, England
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Visited canvas whilst staying for the week. Motown trio playing. Very good and fab music. Trying to get a drink at bar virtually impossible. Georgia the barmaid only liked serving male customers so females be prepared for a long long wait!! It was only when...More

1  Thank Swindon E
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Have been to Canvas in the past and had a fun evening. However we bought tickets for a '90's night and were fully expecting music such as Blur, Oasis, Take That etc. While the live band were really good and did play this genre of...More

1  Thank liz67Bournemouth
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

4  Thank TShazJ
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
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

1  Thank Sophie C
Reviewed 2 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
Reviewed 3 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
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
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
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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Response from mandyjBmth | Reviewed this property |
Yes think so.... with shirt etc
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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.