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Hired the back room for a function, super

We hired the back room for a party and it was excellent. We had a singer booked and the on site... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Studio 54 for people who never left home.

Loud, dance-orientated loft bar that would be a great bar if people came here to drink and didn’t... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
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45 Poole Hill, Bournemouth BH2 5PW, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hired the back room for a party and it was excellent. We had a singer booked and the on site technician and the set up is amazing for it. Our act had travelled down from London and was impressed. Staff were fantastic, couldn’t have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loud, dance-orientated loft bar that would be a great bar if people came here to drink and didn’t insist on dancing, tilted somewhat toward post-40 swingers, with all that that entails. I once brought a beautiful but cold and merciless Polish dentist here, and that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 393nigelt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good attic bar and live music venue. Suffers from the same problem that most bars in Bournemouth do, expensive drinks and slow slow slow service. Arrested Development were amazing and DJ Jay!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sjc997
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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank swindone
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank sophiec693
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

Date of experience: October 2017
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.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank TLSH16
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sue c
1 November 2018|
Response from holidaylover8 |
Street parking. There are parking just outside, and all the surrounding roads.
7 September 2018|
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Response from mandyjBmth | Reviewed this property |
Yes think so.... with shirt etc