BEACH bars and restaurants will be bringing the holiday vibes to Bournemouth this summer. 

The brand-new Beach Hut Bar and Grill opened on the beach front at West Cliff in April and will be in place until October 2.

Serving Mediterranean cuisine including Halloumi fries, wraps and platters, the 360-bar is positioned in the middle of the pop-up restaurant with a fully-equipped kitchen.

Bournemouth Echo: The brand-new Beach Hut Bar and Grill, West CliffThe brand-new Beach Hut Bar and Grill, West Cliff

Perched on top of wooden decking, the pop-up features a range of seating options. This new beach bar has chill out lounge areas, formal dinner tables as well as swings and deck chairs. 

Beach Hut Bar and Grill is hosting a range of events throughout the summer including a Jubilee weekend party with music, games and more. 

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The beach bar is open daily from 10am to 10pm and does not take bookings, it is also accessible for wheel-chair users with a level access entrance. 

Launched in 2021, W Beach, part of West Beach, is back with a bang this summer.  

W Beach has increased its menu and its capacity to 250. 

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The build for W Beach takes more than four weeks to complete, with a fully decked dining area, full kitchen and bar, instagram photo areas and  luxury day bed VIP area.

A spokesperson for W Beach said: “Expect chilled Ibiza beach style, set on the golden sands of Bournemouth’s sparkling seafront, W Beach is the number one spot to be this summer.

“We are grateful to BCP Council for letting us carry on for another year of W Beach.”

Opening times are from 11am to late, though it will be weather dependent.

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Aruba’s Sunset Beach Club has also made a return to the east-side of Bournemouth Pier. 

Bournemouth Echo: Aruba's Sunset Beach ClubAruba's Sunset Beach Club

Described as a unique, family friendly European inspired beach club the bar offers a range of food, cocktails and house music

The bar is open daily until October 1, from 10am to 10pm.

Bookings are always encouraged to avoid disappointment, but walk-ins are also welcome.

The bar offers great food, cocktails and daily DJs playing the best in house music.

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Temporary pop-up restaurant SOBO Beach will be built on the site of the now demolished Bistro on the Beach restaurant at Southbourne beach. 

SOBO Beach aims to bring the “chilled, international vibes of Miami’s South Beach” along with some international flavour to Southbourne. 

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Between 30 and 50 jobs for chefs and waiting staff will be created at the restaurant during the peak season this summer. 

Operations manager Rich Slater said he hopes the new restaurant will open at some point in June.