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The Wight Bear Ale House Micropub

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Couldn't walk past

Dropped in what a great place , no bar but knowledgeable attentive staff to offer advise on what to... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2016
Wendy B
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Southbourne Micro Brewery

Met some friends here the other evening and i was impressed. Not overly comfortable very rustic... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2016
Foxym19
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Christchurch, 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
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Reviewed 15 July 2016

Dropped in what a great place , no bar but knowledgeable attentive staff to offer advise on what to try. Sit around on stools around the space all very relaxed . No music or T.V.s and no mobile phones so maybe you could have a...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 7 July 2016

Met some friends here the other evening and i was impressed. Not overly comfortable very rustic wooden benches and high tables but great atmosphere and great beers. There is no bar as there are servers watching for customers/empty glasses and they will advise on the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Foxym19
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Holy moly that place is great! All the casks are in a chilled room out back and there's no bar just bar staff who take your order and magic up a drink! Amazing! A few wooden tables and a very friendly home like atmosphere. Do...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Jed B
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Visited this place several times and on each occasion we've always enjoyed it. Great, relaxed atmosphere. The staff are always friendly, welcoming and knowledgeable about the current range of ales on offer. No huge tv screens or music and the fact that use of mobile...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Justin_47
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Popped into this unique little bar last evening before going for eats. Hubs and I were confused as we found the bar had no bar....clearly the confusion was evident on our faces as the lovely waitress approached us asking if we needed help! She talked...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Anthea H
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Great atmosphere, real ales, need to open one near Charminster next. Great if you belong to the CAMRA!as you get discount as well. What more could you ask for

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Sue F
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Real mix of ages and walks of life in this bar-without-a-bar. Great range of drinks, funky decor with interesting bits to keep your eyes busy for ages and buzzy atmosphere. Lovely little find.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Su M
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Visited The Wight Bear on recommendation whilst staying in Bournemouth. Found it to be a cracking place with a very knowledgeable chap serving drinks.. and to our table too! A brilliant use of a former shop and despite being small it still feels light and...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank john w
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Have visited this pub a few times and have been impressed each time with the range of beers and ciders on sale. The pub is small but not having a traditional bar (staff serve the customers directly) makes the most of the space. An excellent...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank sh13sh13
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Called in on Easter Sunday for a jar. Good selection of gravity fed ales. Knowledgeable staff in a nice atmosphere. Will return!

Date of experience: March 2016
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