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The Wight Bear Ale House Micropub

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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lovely people

I was hesitant to try this place as its obviously very small and has no music...but was pleasantly... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2016
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
A couple of Nights Summer 2016

I had never tried a Micro Pub Before, but it was near to where I was stopping. A chap at Work raves... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2016
Andrew J
Solihull, United Kingdom
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Your local micropub in Southbourne, Bournemouth. Serving independently produced real ales, cider, perry, wine, tea & Coffee, and food. No loud music, no TVs and no ringtones. Just good ale, good conversation and good times...
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65 Southbourne Grove, Bournemouth BH6 3QU, England
+44 1202 433733
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

I was hesitant to try this place as its obviously very small and has no music...but was pleasantly supprised. The staff are amazing-friendly, polite and knowledgeable and there was a really sociable, relaxed atmosphere in the bar. It was fun to try some great (and...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

I had never tried a Micro Pub Before, but it was near to where I was stopping. A chap at Work raves about "The Pup and Duckling" at Hatchford Brook, Solihull, so I thought that I would give it a go. A tad Rustic inside,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

What a gem of a micro pub. Loved the beers/wine and really lovely people. This will be a Friday night regular.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Anyold1ron
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

What a lovely place to visit, we were made to feel extremely welcome, there was friendly chat between all of the customers. We tried a sample of 3 beers and ciders, all adding up to a pint. Really wished that we had not eaten as...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

I am a great fan of craft ciders and ales and this place serves it with style no bar sit and be served no music just pleasant chat in friendly atmosphere

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Phil W
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very welcoming, nice staff and a great selection of ales and cider. I feel spoilt drinking in this place. I highly recommend trying the thistly cross whisky cask cider, it taste like real apple juice and at 6.9% knocks your socks off. I keep going...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank bobinthebag
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Luckily we arrived before it got very busy and managed to get a table. Great range of beers and beautifully served. Vibrant Forest available which given we had just done the Brewery Tour was welcomed to see Kevin's beers on sale. A couple of Hopbacks...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank TheAFCWombles
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We have recently moved to southbourne and this is quickly becoming a favourite... Great range of ciders and ales and a really relaxed atmosphere. Can't wait to sample the rest of the menu and locally sourced snacks!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank RosieJackx
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Excellent friendly real ale micro pub in Southbourne. Always half a dozen real ales, plus the same in Cider. They also offer samplers of three third of a pint glasses your selection from the list. Limited food available, but the pork pies and scotch eggs...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank cardomon
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Loved the quirkiness of this place. Great selection, changing regularly, of real ales and ciders. The staff are knowledgeable and friendly and will come and take your next order while you chat to the locals and admire the fun decor. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: July 2016
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