Outside seating. Cocktails being poured. Couple enjoying drinks outside.

Voted Hilton's Best Destination Bar of the Year 2016 in UK and Europe

Better L8 Than Never

With dramatic coastal views from Hilton Bournemouth's eighth floor, LEVEL8IGHT, The Sky Bar, is the highest bar in the South West.

Admire the view as you enjoy fine wines, premium spirits and cocktails, or join us for an elegant afternoon tea.

Opening Hours

Sunday - Wednesday
3.00pm until 11.00pm

3.00pm until midnight

Friday - Saturday
Midday until 2.00am


Served daily
Sunday — Thursday 3.00pm until 6.00pm

Friday & Saturday
12.00pm until 6.00pm

A collaboration of esteemed chefs in conjunction with our many local providers, a modern British all-day restaurant.

Cocktail Menu

Table Menu

Bournemouth Sour

Bournemouth Sour

A locally sourced creation with Conker dry gin.

Sky's The Limit

Red Velvet Spiced Martini

Red Velvet Spiced Martini

A velvety texture cocktail with some unique flavours.

Waldorf Old Fashioned

Waldorf Old Fashioned

A fusion of two of Waldorf Astoria New York's most famous menu items.

Meet at 8ight?

Brunch Parties

Our Sky High Brunches return in 2018 to pick up where they left off! Prepare to start the party early as the skies provide the perfect up-tempo atmosphere from 1pm-6pm, with a host of DJs, live entertainment and a mouth-watering brunch created by award-winning celebrity chef Matt Tebbutt. 

Previous guests include Shola Ama (MOBO award winner), DJ Hannah B (London 02 Arena) and DJ Charles (Mahiki)

2018 Dates 

Aug 18th

September 22nd

October 13th

November 17th

December 8th


Book your tickets at https://www.privaparties.com

Afternoon Tea


Join us for Afternoon Tea and tuck into a selection of delicious finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones, and a variety of sweet treats including a Banoffee & Chocolate Dome.

Why not add a little sparkle and upgrade to Afternoon Tea with Prosecco for £27 or Champagne for £32?

Don't Be L8 Cocktails


The following cocktails are available for just £6, Sunday to Thursday:

Forest Smash
Side Car
Fruit Collins

Cocktail & Spirits Masterclasses

Want to learn how to make the perfect cocktail? Watch us in action, enjoy some tasting and have a go yourself.

Sunday-Thursday 3pm - 8pm; Friday & Saturday 3pm - 5pm.

From £23 per person. Send us an email below and quote “Cocktail & Spirits Masterclasses” to find out more and book.


The highest terrace bar in the South West, with panoramic views of Bournemouth town and coastline. Perfect for your nearest and dearest to celebrate a special occasion or wedding. Available for private hire in the evening for up to 60 guests.

Excludes Friday, Saturday and Bank Holidays.

Contact our Event Team to find out more. T: 01202 804775

Christmas 2018

Welcome to Christmas at LEVEL8IGHT, The Sky Bar. Launching on the 23rd of November we reveal our interior decorations inspired by the grandness of a traditional New York Christmas. Our mixologists have created a festive line of cocktails and our chefs have added Christmas twists to our afternoon teas and group platters. Whatever the occasion, Sky Bar is the perfect venue for your Christmas Party.


Private Hire From £29pp

Festive Afternoon Tea From £22pp

VIP Table Packages From £25pp

Finger Buffet From £15pp

Festive cocktail Class; From £29pp


Start a conversation with our event planner today skybar@hiltonbournemouth.co.uk.

Luxury Cheese & Charcuterie Board

With dramatic coastal views from Hilton Bournemouth’s eighth floor, LEVEL8IGHT, The Sky Bar, is the highest bar in the South West. Admire the view as you enjoy a Luxury Cheese & Charcuterie Board.


Available: Sunday to Thursday 3pm – 9pm, Friday & Saturday 12pm – 9pm

Price Per board £29.99

(Board is recommended for 2 people to share)

Hotel exterior.