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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...
Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
65 Southbourne Grove, Bournemouth BH6 3QU, England
We came here for a couple of pints on Christmas eve and it was excellent. Great selection of real ales and all locally brewed.
My father Mike comes here often and its great to see a local place like this doing do well. We'll worth...More
What a fantastic find. A little micro pub offering something genuine different to the various other locals. Love the friendly set up attentive bar staff coming to you to refresh your pints. Great selection of ales and cracking scotch eggs. Highly recommended and will be...More
The Wight Bear is by far my favourite place to drink in Bournemouth. The staff are always serving with a smile on their faces and the clever layout of the tables and seats encourages conversation, which is sorely lacking in other drinking establishments.
Busy little place without a focal point. With no bar you are just expected to look at a chalk board. The beer was pretty standard. The cider option wasn't that great. Alienated the lager drinkers completely. It was quite busy and obviously popular with a...More
Absolutely love it here, great selection of local ale, ciders and spirits. I think my favourite thing though is every time I go in there I get chatting with someone new and it's at the point now where I know at least one person every...More
Dave, Nicola and the team have worked very hard to build this into a real "local", with people making new acquaintances, lots of friendly chat and banter. The service at table is really a good feature, and there is often a "beer handler" at my...More
The Southbourne area certainly needed somewhere selling decent beer. This small room is a good start although the Spartan facilities might not be to everyone's taste, my partner who isn't the tallest struggled with her legs swinging under her when she managed to climb up...More
Popped in to check this place out. I've been to a few pubs of this type & I thought that this lacked it's own identity. I would have preferred a bar area as apposed to waiting to be served by a 'beer handler'. The beer...More
Date of experience: November 2015
3 Thank Km w
WightBear65, Owner at The Wight Bear Ale House Micropub, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2015
> Hi Km w
> Thank you for taking the time to write a review.
> Firstly, we’re sorry your experience was only a 3/5 and not the 5/5 you receive when you visit the micropub down the road, owned by your good...More