Discover our great discounts and exciting new menus at Aruba!
Looking for a delicious lunch or dinner in Bournemouth? How about exceptional value, a family friendly atmosphere, and stunning views along Bournemouth beach? Well look no further. We’re warming up for the winter with some spicy Caribbean dishes, tasty comfort food, and unbeatable discounts…
Take your pick from 7 menus
As well as being passionate about Caribbean cuisine – we have created seven new menus, including two new special ones!
There's something for everyone. You’ll find a wide range of international dishes – Asian, Caribbean, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Mexican and Classic British. Try anything from homemade tacos to tofu, pizza to paella, burgers to brownies.
With our dream location on Bournemouth Pier, we take pride in our seafood – and we won’t disappoint, with some fresh, local catch. You'll also discover a wider range of vegetarian and vegan dishes.
Huge discounts when you dine out during the week
We love the idea that you should be able to enjoy an evening out with your friends or family without putting a hole in your pocket. That’s why we offer some of the best value dining in town, with discounts throughout the week…
Mmm Monday – kick off the week with 2 for 1 melt in your mouth pizzas, mojitos, margaritas and mocktails
Caribbean Tuesdays – get 25% off our new Aruba Taco Sharers and selected rums
Date Night Wednesday – your romantic dinner for two for just £19.95/£24.95pp including a glass of Prosecco on arrival
Burger ‘n Booze Thursday – no nonsense dining at its finest - £9.95 for a burger and drink. DJ & Drinks promotions all night
Sunday Funday – Bring the family for kids entertainment and great value fresh roast dinners with the biggest Yorkshire puddings
EXPLORE OUR NEW MENUS
We have our Main Menu to thank for putting us on the map. It’s fresh, locally sourced, and now packed with vegetarian and vegan options, such as risotto blanco or tasty vegetable kebabs. Like it spicy? You’ll love our Jerk Chicken, Dorset 12 hr slow-cooked Goat Curry or Thai Green Curry. Our seafood selection spans beer-battered fish and chips to Cornish mussels, or you can indulge in some home-style comfort food: Caribbean pizza, the legendary Aruba Beach Burger, and classic Caribbean sides like fried plantain or sweet potato fries. Our sharing dishes – Jerk tacos, seafood platters or vegetarian combos – are worth battling over, while there’s no arguing about our desserts. We’ve added three new Caribbean delights: Pineapple & Passionfruit Cheesecake, Rum Baked Banana, and Apple & Mango Crumble.
We serve one of the best lunches in Bournemouth, too. Enjoy our Lunch Menu Monday - Friday from 12 Noon to 3pm, with light but tasty appetizers such as wings, nachos and hummus, hearty mains including burgers, noodles and salads, and mouth watering Caribbean desserts to finish. The best bit? Enjoy a main dish for £7.95pp, two courses for £11.95 and three courses for just £14.95.
EARLY BIRD MENU
If you’re heading to a show or night out in town, our Early Bird Menu is just the ticket. Served Monday to Friday from 5-7pm, it’s a quick and tasty collection of Aruba classics – satay chicken, Aruba nachos and calamari among the appetizers, fish and chips, burgers and Mac ‘n cheese among the mains, and brownies, Caribbean cheesecake or ice cream for dessert. Enjoy three courses for £14.95pp, two courses for £11.95 or a main dish for just £7.95.
If you can’t get away for some winter sun, our Caribbean Menu is the next best thing. We’ve put together some authentic Caribbean dishes including Jerk chicken, Curry Goat, and tasty sides such as rice and black beans or plantain fritters. Whatever the weather outside, this is sunshine on a plate. If you like your food spicy, you’ll love our Caribbean dishes with the Jerk seasoning. Every Tuesday we are offering 25% off our taco sharers and selected rums.
DATE NIGHT MENU
Bring that special someone on Wednesdays for our Date Night Menu. The sight of the pier beneath the stars will get you in the romantic mood along with our sensual menu – calamari, prawns and satay chicken for appetisers, seafood paella, Jerk Chicken and our 8 oz steak amongst the main courses, and indulgent Caribbean desserts to round off the evening. Two courses for just £19.95pp or three courses for £24.95, which include a glass of Prosecco on arrival.
We take pride in our desserts - take a look at our homemade Dessert Menu. Spoil yourself with brownies, ice creams, cheesecakes and our wicked Caribbean desserts, including Rum Baked Banana and Apple & Mango crumble.
MAC KITCHEN @ ARUBA
We never expected our Mac ‘n Cheese to make such an impression, but we’re hardly surprised either. It’s so popular that we created the Mac Kitchen Menu Have it naked, or with seafood, pork, jerk, or Mexican. It’s a bowl of velvety loveliness, served with fries and salad.
From 1 November, we celebrate the festive season with our Christmas Menu
Booking is essential to secure your spot, whether you’re coming with the family or treating your employees to a private hire VIP dinner. You’ll start off with a complimentary glass of Prosecco, then settle down to a delicious Christmas banquet piled high with seasonal dishes. Gourmet appetizers, classic roasts, and indulgent desserts. We’ve gone the extra mile for our vegetarian diners, as always – ask about our Pieminster Vegetarian Seasonal Christmas Pie. Enjoy a Christmas Menu for just £24.95 Sun-Thurs, or £29.95 Fri-Sat.
A Word about our Classic Caribbean cocktails
At Aruba Bar and Restaurant, we’re famous for our Caribbean cocktails, the best in town. Using the finest white and dark aged rums from Jamaica and the Dominican Republic, we can shake you up any of your tropical favourites on the spot, whether it’s a Mojito with Brugal Blanco, sugar and fresh mint, or Aruba’s Rum Punch, with Brugal Spiced and Anejo Rums along with fresh orange, lime and pineapple juices. You’ll also find the only bar this side of the Bermuda Triangle serving Ting Wray, a refreshing but wicked blend of Wray & Nephew rum and Ting grapefruit soda. Pace yourself with this one!
Fancy a shot and mixing your own shots? You can sign up for a Caribbean Cocktail Masterclass with our expert bartender to show you how to get exactly the right blend from each flavour.