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The Wight Bear Ale House Micropub

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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Great Atmosphere and Great Ale

Great place, warm atmosphere, tasty ales. ...the staff were attentive and polite .The pub was quite... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2016
Poole, United Kingdom
The best place in town

It's such a wonderful place, the staff are friendly, knowledgeable and can't do enough for you.the... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2016
Trevor S
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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 28 March 2016

Great place, warm atmosphere, tasty ales. ...the staff were attentive and polite .The pub was quite small and intimate and quirky enough to encourage you to stay for a couple! !!

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

It's such a wonderful place, the staff are friendly, knowledgeable and can't do enough for you.the service is quick and efficient.I love the atmosphere and am there on a very regular basis

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Trevor S
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Great to visit this place with so much unique choice of real ale and cider. These are common up north and we seemed lacking in these in Bournemouth, however once we found this little gem we were happy. Excellent choice of drinks and super friendly...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Kate R
Reviewed 16 February 2016

They say great things come in small packages and that's no exception here. Been coming here since it opened and am consistently impressed with the constantly differing selection of ales and ciders they have available. Most of it is craft beer so it's limited to...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Jack B
Reviewed 14 February 2016

The is a bar without a bar ! Sit down, check-out the drinks list and order from one of the servers - simple. In fact the whole place is simple. Simple furniture, simple food.

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank HollydayBear
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Went here on recommendation of a friend. Not a huge selection of beers and ciders but what we had was delicious. If you don't know the beers or can't make up your mind, ask for a taster. They also serve a few cold snacks (scotch...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank 120ChrisB120
Reviewed 23 January 2016

It is aptly described as a micropub. Quite unlike the many pub's I normally frequent although I am not much of a drinker. It was as I was passing along the high street, I thought this looks more like a shop and in a way...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank WithoutLabels
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Went here at christmas holiday for first time, and had some great real ale. No bar counter here, so took some minutes to understand the system. Eventually ordered two great ales from the chalk board on wall. No seating here in middle of room ,...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank peejayb54
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed a pint or 2 here amidst a packed bar area of mainly counter-culture, independent thinking full beard beer drinkers! No need to pedal down on your fixed gear bike as there's a bus stop right outside. Great beer, friendly people.

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank Eddy041
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

If you love a host of ales, a warm atmosphere and a nice bunch of people, then "go down in the woods today and you'll be in for a big surprise" because they have all 3. It is an ale house so if you are...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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