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50% off food billMaximum of 2 peopleBooking requiredFriday restrictionSaturday restrictionAvailable December
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50% off at Aruba Bar & Restaurant

Serving a vibrant, fusion international menu from 12pm to 10pm daily. Aruba’s interior is a stylish beach haven; highlights include a sun terrace, day beds, swing seats, snug, tropical palm trees, cocktail bar, and al fresco and indoor open and private dining areas. The venue boasts glorious 180 degree ocean views taking in the pier and the sandy beach. Located at the base of the pier, you won’t find much more of a central Bournemouth location than this.

The Aruba menu has something for everyone, with beautifully crafted dishes influenced by cuisines from around the world. All are freshly prepared using the finest ingredients by people that are truly passionate about food.

To accompany your meal you can choose from Aruba’s extensive drinks list which includes a range of interesting beers; innovative and classic cocktails made with fresh fruit and carefully selected wines and champagnes to suit every dish on their menu and every mood you may have.

Important Information

Please note: the tastecard discount is not available on a up to 5pm on Sunday and throughout the week it applies to the a la carte menu only. Tables are subject to availability Monday -Thursday so please book well in advance to avoid disappointment. Failure to book in advance and mention that you have a tastecard will render the discount invalid. Please make a booking more than 24 hours in advance to receive the discount.

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Aruba Bar & Restaurant
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Nilesh said
" Good place to have drinks God cocktails"
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" First visit to Aruba, impressed & recommend"
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Keith said
" Excellent"
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Lisa said
" Great location and restaurant but service very slow."
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"Amazing
Great food and staff"
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Tracet said
" Great views , good food and music. Chilled day and night venue"
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Sam said "Amazing! Can't Believe This Place Needs Promos To Entice People In!
Fantastic food, amazing views, friendly staff what more could you ask apart from 50% off your..."
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Kate said "Beautiful Food, Views And Cocktails
Beautiful food, views and cocktails. Very impressed!"
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Abu said
" Big portion øf Breakfast and Food is so so tasty"
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Abu said
" Excellent!!"
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Marta said
" There was no issue with the taste card, however, the food was very poor quality considering the..."
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Brian said "Aruba - Lunchtime
Excellent service, great food and the fact we used the taste card and got 50% was amazing...."
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Jonathan said "Excellent all-round
Booking was easy, service very good, food was tasty and arrived quickly and portions were decent...."
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" Excellent food, great service and good views of Bournemouth beach! Recommend"
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Janet said
" Fab'Food-Fab View-Fab Staff! what more do you need for a memorable meal?
All at very..."
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Russell said
" Relaxed, friendly, good staff and good food. Could have done with more cheese on the nachos but..."
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HannahG said "Great Food And Atmosphere
Really gorgeous steak here with a beautiful view of the sea. Lovely staff who were accommodating..."
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Matt said "Excellent location
Great location looming over the sea. The food was good. Staff friendly and well worth a visit."
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"Great service, nice atmosphere :) Loved the parrot! Jackie"
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"Great food, great buzz, great staff and great views, well worth a visit Peter"
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"This is a fantastic bar and restaurant views overlooking the coast from Sandbanks to the right..."
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"Great food, great staff and great Views. Well worth a visit! Kevin  "
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"Lovely food, staff and setting. Recommend   Julie  "
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"Lovely lunch - food and service great. Views fantastic.. Barbara  "
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"This restaurant is fantastic. The setting and friendliness of the staff is only surpassed by the..."
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"This really is a lovely restaurant and bar. The staff are friendly and the food represents good..."
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  • Nilesh said:
    " Good place to have drinks God cocktails "
    Posted 4 months, 20 days ago...
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  • " First visit to Aruba, impressed & recommend "
    Posted 8 months, 16 days ago...
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  • Keith said:
    " Excellent "
    Posted 9 months, 8 days ago...
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  • Lisa said:
    " Great location and restaurant but service very slow. "
    Posted 9 months, 14 days ago...
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  • "Amazing
    Great food and staff "
    Posted 1 year, 1 month, 25 days ago...
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  • Tracet said:
    " Great views , good food and music. Chilled day and night venue "
    Posted 1 year, 4 months, 9 days ago...
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  • Sam said: "Amazing! Can't Believe This Place Needs Promos To Entice People In!
    Fantastic food, amazing views, friendly staff what more could you ask apart from 50% off your food bill "
    Posted 1 year, 4 months, 11 days ago...
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  • Kate said: "Beautiful Food, Views And Cocktails
    Beautiful food, views and cocktails. Very impressed! "
    Posted 1 year, 4 months, 19 days ago...
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  • Abu said:
    " Big portion øf Breakfast and Food is so so tasty "
    Posted 1 year, 5 months ago...
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  • Abu said:
    " Excellent!! "
    Posted 1 year, 5 months, 1 day ago...
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  • Marta said:
    " There was no issue with the taste card, however, the food was very poor quality considering the price and the service was very slow. "
    Posted 1 year, 5 months, 15 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • Brian said: "Aruba - Lunchtime
    Excellent service, great food and the fact we used the taste card and got 50% was amazing.... "
    Posted 1 year, 5 months, 15 days ago...
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  • Jonathan said: "Excellent all-round
    Booking was easy, service very good, food was tasty and arrived quickly and portions were decent. Can't fault it, will definitely go back. Thanks :-) "
    Posted 1 year, 7 months, 2 days ago...
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  • " Excellent food, great service and good views of Bournemouth beach! Recommend "
    Posted 1 year, 7 months, 25 days ago...
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  • Janet said:
    " Fab'Food-Fab View-Fab Staff! what more do you need for a memorable meal?
    All at very reasonable prices!! "
    Posted 2 years, 1 month, 10 days ago...
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  • Russell said:
    " Relaxed, friendly, good staff and good food. Could have done with more cheese on the nachos but otherwise great. "
    Posted 2 years, 2 months, 28 days ago...
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  • HannahG said: "Great Food And Atmosphere
    Really gorgeous steak here with a beautiful view of the sea. Lovely staff who were accommodating even though I booked at short notice. All round great experience. "
    Posted 2 years, 5 months, 8 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful. Did you?
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  • Matt said: "Excellent location
    Great location looming over the sea. The food was good. Staff friendly and well worth a visit. "
    Posted 2 years, 8 months, 12 days ago...
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  • "Great service, nice atmosphere :) Loved the parrot! Jackie "
    Posted 4 years, 3 months, 4 days ago...
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  • "Great food, great buzz, great staff and great views, well worth a visit Peter "
    Posted 4 years, 8 months, 26 days ago...
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  • "This is a fantastic bar and restaurant views overlooking the coast from Sandbanks to the right and on a clear day the Isle of Wight on the left. Carolyn "
    Posted 5 years, 1 month, 7 days ago...
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  • "Great food, great staff and great Views. Well worth a visit! Kevin   "
    Posted 5 years, 4 months, 4 days ago...
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  • "Lovely food, staff and setting. Recommend   Julie   "
    Posted 5 years, 4 months, 28 days ago...
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  • "Lovely lunch - food and service great. Views fantastic.. Barbara   "
    Posted 5 years, 5 months, 5 days ago...
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  • "This restaurant is fantastic. The setting and friendliness of the staff is only surpassed by the quality and taste of the food. I visited recently with my wife, 12 year old son and 9 year old daughter (whilst staying in Bournemouth during half term), we each had a starter and main, the kids each had a dessert - and with the tastecard this restaurant represents excellent VFM - total bill was £55 including 4 drinks. Would strongly recommend this for both families and couples/groups of friends. Tony   "
    Posted 5 years, 5 months, 17 days ago...
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  • "This really is a lovely restaurant and bar. The staff are friendly and the food represents good value for money. The Decor' is extremely Caribbean in style being both exciting and relaxing. Well worth a visit Norman   "
    Posted 5 years, 5 months, 25 days ago...
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  • Nilesh said:
    " Good place to have drinks God cocktails "
    Posted 4 months, 20 days ago...
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  • " First visit to Aruba, impressed & recommend "
    Posted 8 months, 16 days ago...
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  • Keith said:
    " Excellent "
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  • Lisa said:
    " Great location and restaurant but service very slow. "
    Posted 9 months, 14 days ago...
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  • "Amazing
    Great food and staff "
    Posted 1 year, 1 month, 25 days ago...
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  • Tracet said:
    " Great views , good food and music. Chilled day and night venue "
    Posted 1 year, 4 months, 9 days ago...
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  • Sam said: "Amazing! Can't Believe This Place Needs Promos To Entice People In!
    Fantastic food, amazing views, friendly staff what more could you ask apart from 50% off your food bill "
    Posted 1 year, 4 months, 11 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Kate said: "Beautiful Food, Views And Cocktails
    Beautiful food, views and cocktails. Very impressed! "
    Posted 1 year, 4 months, 19 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Abu said:
    " Big portion øf Breakfast and Food is so so tasty "
    Posted 1 year, 5 months ago...
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  • Abu said:
    " Excellent!! "
    Posted 1 year, 5 months, 1 day ago...
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  • Marta said:
    " There was no issue with the taste card, however, the food was very poor quality considering the price and the service was very slow. "
    Posted 1 year, 5 months, 15 days ago...
    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Brian said: "Aruba - Lunchtime
    Excellent service, great food and the fact we used the taste card and got 50% was amazing.... "
    Posted 1 year, 5 months, 15 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
    rating summary.
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  • Jonathan said: "Excellent all-round
    Booking was easy, service very good, food was tasty and arrived quickly and portions were decent. Can't fault it, will definitely go back. Thanks :-) "
    Posted 1 year, 7 months, 2 days ago...
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  • " Excellent food, great service and good views of Bournemouth beach! Recommend "
    Posted 1 year, 7 months, 25 days ago...
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  • Janet said:
    " Fab'Food-Fab View-Fab Staff! what more do you need for a memorable meal?
    All at very reasonable prices!! "
    Posted 2 years, 1 month, 10 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Russell said:
    " Relaxed, friendly, good staff and good food. Could have done with more cheese on the nachos but otherwise great. "
    Posted 2 years, 2 months, 28 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • HannahG said: "Great Food And Atmosphere
    Really gorgeous steak here with a beautiful view of the sea. Lovely staff who were accommodating even though I booked at short notice. All round great experience. "
    Posted 2 years, 5 months, 8 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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  • Matt said: "Excellent location
    Great location looming over the sea. The food was good. Staff friendly and well worth a visit. "
    Posted 2 years, 8 months, 12 days ago...
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  • "Great service, nice atmosphere :) Loved the parrot! Jackie "
    Posted 4 years, 3 months, 4 days ago...
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  • "Great food, great buzz, great staff and great views, well worth a visit Peter "
    Posted 4 years, 8 months, 26 days ago...
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  • "This is a fantastic bar and restaurant views overlooking the coast from Sandbanks to the right and on a clear day the Isle of Wight on the left. Carolyn "
    Posted 5 years, 1 month, 7 days ago...
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  • "Great food, great staff and great Views. Well worth a visit! Kevin   "
    Posted 5 years, 4 months, 4 days ago...
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  • "Lovely food, staff and setting. Recommend   Julie   "
    Posted 5 years, 4 months, 28 days ago...
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  • "Lovely lunch - food and service great. Views fantastic.. Barbara   "
    Posted 5 years, 5 months, 5 days ago...
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  • "This restaurant is fantastic. The setting and friendliness of the staff is only surpassed by the quality and taste of the food. I visited recently with my wife, 12 year old son and 9 year old daughter (whilst staying in Bournemouth during half term), we each had a starter and main, the kids each had a dessert - and with the tastecard this restaurant represents excellent VFM - total bill was £55 including 4 drinks. Would strongly recommend this for both families and couples/groups of friends. Tony   "
    Posted 5 years, 5 months, 17 days ago...
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  • "This really is a lovely restaurant and bar. The staff are friendly and the food represents good value for money. The Decor' is extremely Caribbean in style being both exciting and relaxing. Well worth a visit Norman   "
    Posted 5 years, 5 months, 25 days ago...
    0 out of 0 people found this review helpful... Did you?
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