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The Firkin Shed

Open Now: 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Great micro pub

We had a great evening here, good music, (live band) good beer and friendly crowd. I just wish the... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2018
Richard C
Dorset, United Kingdom
Good Pub

I have been there once to my sons 40th birthday bash.Good selection of craft ales.Owner is pal of... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
Jim G
Sherborne, United Kingdom
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Bournemouths first ‘Micro pub.' A small family run freehouse providing you quality real ales straight from the cask. The ales are sourced from independent breweries locally and further afield. A large range of still ciders and small selection of...more
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279 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth BH8 8BZ, England
+44 1202 302340
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All reviews micro pub great selection of beers and ciders bar snacks escape room ales lager mead toilets miles venue
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Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Nice little place with board games to help pass drinking time with your buddies....lots of ales cheers and a few lagers to pick from

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 15 December 2018

We had a great evening here, good music, (live band) good beer and friendly crowd. I just wish the local parking was a bit easier but that certainly didn't spoil the evening

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Richard C
Reviewed 12 November 2018

I have been there once to my sons 40th birthday bash.Good selection of craft ales.Owner is pal of my sons.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jim G
Reviewed 23 October 2018

First visit for a good while (1yr+) and it was great to see it thriving. Lovely friendly lady serving, great choice of beer, cider and spirits and busy on a Sunday afternoon. I really do feel that this is one of the best of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

Just to dispell some out dated facts , cards are acceptable and it has been known for payment to be made by mobile phone.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank TheMajorsBatman
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

I popped in for a cider and discovered this pub had won the national camera award for cider pub of the year. Tasting the cider explains why and the service is brilliant. Tried the ales previously and 10/10 for those. Definitely recommend an evening here.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Cecilbrand1
Reviewed 1 October 2018

No doubt this is the best micro for miles around. There is quite a range of beers available though there is a tendency towards hoppy beers rather than malty.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Henry H
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing place. When I commented how crazy and quirky it was, the guy who served us said "Yep, that's what goes on inside my head'. We received a great welcome and sampled a couple of very well kept ciders. Highly recommend this place.

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank AngGravesend
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Great ale and cider boards, unbeatable selection of rum, alternative gin, vodka and whiskey and mead by the glass make this a must. The eclectic decor and warm reception from the staff and locals add to the experience of a great night out.

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank Marietta C
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Brilliant place to drink, you can even bring your own take away food. We was here on a stag! I would recommend this pub, we have nothing like this in Portsmouth. Its so nice seeing a pub which is chain driven.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jordan W
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8 November 2017|
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Response from paul19602013 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure , give the owners a call on 01202 302340
Josh W
22 May 2017|
Response from TheMajorsBatman | Reviewed this property |
Only in bottle the word lager is a forbidden word occasionally Danish Dynamite is on tap.