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Hilton Bournemouth, Terrace Road, Bournemouth, BH2 5EL

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  • LEVEL8IGHT The Sky Bar - Bournemouth
  • LEVEL8IGHT The Sky Bar - Bournemouth
  • LEVEL8IGHT The Sky Bar - Bournemouth
  • LEVEL8IGHT The Sky Bar - Bournemouth
  • LEVEL8IGHT The Sky Bar - Bournemouth
  • LEVEL8IGHT The Sky Bar - Bournemouth
Main course: £18
Food spend: £35
Opening hours
Sunday to Wednesday: 15:30 - 23:00
Thursday: 15:30 - 00:00
Friday to Sunday: 12:00 - 02:00.

none of the options in the menu

Eli 01 July 2018
from Bournemouth

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Situated on the 8th floor of the hotel, overlooking Bournemouth and the English Channel, LEVEL8IGHT The Sky Bar boasts a dramatic vista of the Bournemouth coastline. The town’s definitive drinking destination for locals and visitors alike, enjoy cocktails, fine wines, and fresh, seasonal menus.

Created by Matt Tebbutt, LEVEL8IGHT The Sky Bar’s afternoon tea menu has an emphasis on simplicity, flavour and seasonality, featuring a delicious variety of freshly made sandwiches, sweet treats and scones which is on offer from 3:30pm till 5:30pm Sunday to Thursday and Midday till 5:30pm Friday and Saturday, with the option to add a glass of champagne or prosecco.

Sip cocktails served from the talented team of mixologists in a bar opulently styled in rich tones of gold, charcoal and teal. LEVEL8IGHT The Sky Bar has a strong contemporary feel with a palette inspired by the bounty of the sea and the changing light over the water. A sweeping bar cuts through the centre of the space surrounded by comfortable seating offering pockets of privacy and tables with views both inside and on the terrace.

Find LEVEL8IGHT The Sky Bar a 7-minute drive from Bournemouth Rail Station.

Level8ight operates a smart casual dress code at all times throughout the day. Strictly no beach wear.


Hilton Bournemouth, Terrace Road, Bournemouth, BH2 5EL

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Customer reviews for LEVEL8IGHT The Sky Bar

3.9 ((((* (based on 83 reviews)
75% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • afternoon tea (56)
  • views (31)
  • trendy (23)
  • luxury (14)
  • value (9)
  • business (7)
  • romantic (7)
  • al fresco (6)
  • dinner (6)
  • entertainment (6)
  • large parties (6)
  • lunch (4)
  • private dining (4)
  • breakfast (1)
  • child friendly (1)
  • ((((( 20 September 2018 by Inaya from Bournemouth

    Arrived late but staff very attentive and delicate

  • ((((* 18 September 2018 by Robert from Bournemouth

    We booked for afternoon tea with bottomless prosecco. However after we had been seated for 15 minutes we had to ask for the prosecco. Any top ups that we needed we again had to ask. We noticed that the groups of young ladies on other tables didn’t have this problem and were given regular refills. We weren’t asked if we required any further teas or coffee during the tea either.
    Overall though we managed to have a good experience despite the service not being up to the expected standard.

  • ((((* 1 July 2018 by Eli from Bournemouth

    none of the options in the menu

  • (**** 19 June 2018 by Yvonne from London

    Booked for afternoon tea. Staff were clearly unprepared. Considering this is a 4 star hotel, service was on a par with a local cafe. Ridiculous! Kept waiting for everything including extra chair, cutlery, serviettes, etc. They don’t have a clue about 4 star service. My 4 year old was violently [sick] in the restaurant because of a prawn sandwich. One staff member was lovely; caring and unfazed, very helpful (wish I remembered her name). Everyone else, including manager was utterly clueless. Also, casual dress code of staff left much to be desired.

  • ((((( 9 April 2018 by Claire from London

    Lovely setting. Great service. Good view of the city and sea.

    The cakes were delicious and looked stunning. Tea options were limited(early grey, chai,EB). Great service.
    Cocktails were delicious

  • ((*** 5 March 2018 by Rachel from Biurbemouth

    I have been before and do like the bar but very disappointed in our cocktails were full of ice and not much drink at all. The cocktails are expensive and don’t mind paying but not a glass full of ice and a couple of sips of cocktail for £11

  • ((((* 28 February 2018 by Rosie from salisbury

    We attended the bottomless prosecco event and we really enjoyed it. The venue is lovely, the staff were happy and friendly and the service was great. The staff were always at hand to refill glasses and always did so with a smile.
    I would say the food didn't quite meet expectations, I found the sandwiches very dry, like they had been made in advance and left out, and the choice of fillings was a little odd. As a vegetarian the only sandwich option for myself was a ratatouille sandwich which i felt really didn't work. The apple pie cups were also a bit of a let down. I did however loves the scones, and loved having the addition of lemon curd on the table.
    I would definitely attend another bottomless prosecco event if they hold another, i felt it was a very good price and having the DJ there playing throughout the afternoon was brilliant.

  • ((((( 28 February 2018 by Zhylly from Bournemouth

    Staff were brilliant! Food was very nice and well thought of and executed! DJ had us on our feet dancing ?? very good vibe and a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon! Thanks

  • ((((( 23 January 2018 by Gary from Wimborne

    Had a great time at the skybar - afternoon tea was wonderful

  • ((((( 2 September 2017 by David from Bournemouth

    Was brilliant, staff were very polite and attentive, the view from the window was beautiful and the food, well that was just delicious scones were light the cakes were devine. Whole thing was great and would go back for sure again.

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