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The Firkin Shed

Open Now: 12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Open today: 12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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Great ale and cider boards, unbeatable selection of rum, alternative gin, vodka and whiskey and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Marietta C
Godalming, United Kingdom
Friendly staff! Quaky Pub!

Brilliant place to drink, you can even bring your own take away food. We was here on a stag! I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jordan W
Portsmouth, England, 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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Reviewed yesterday

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.

Thank Marietta C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Jordan W
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Excellent beers, great ciders, marvellous mead & rums to die for! What more do you want! Highly recommended.

Thank Km w
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Paul is an excellent landlord, the pub has a great atmosphere, patrons are friendly and welcoming. Fantastic ales and cider. Highly recommend a visit.

Thank Joel W
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

There’s always a great selection of beers and ciders available in this great little pub. Friendly atmosphere a great place to visit.

Thank strumcrazy
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Bournemouth is not blessed with a great many decent pubs unless you venture into the suburbs and this is well worth finding. On a Friday night it was packed so be prepared for some close quarter standing. Beers are well kept and there’s a good...More

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Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this micro pub having successfully escaped from Marvo Mysteries Escape room just down the road. Lovely little pub with an excellent selection of ales, ciders and mead. I particularly enjoyed the Viking’s blood mead which was cherry flavoured. So much so that...More

Thank Carolyn P
Reviewed December 4, 2017

great beer, atmosphere, unobtrusive music and bar snacks. What more could you possibly want. A real gem.

Thank sdo2406
Reviewed October 14, 2017

Looking for a drink after the Marvo Escape Room, Firkin Shed is less than 200 metres away. And what a find. Small but very friendly with an excellent range of beers and ciders. The Burning Sky Pretty Mess was superb. The sort of bar where...More

Thank John P
Reviewed September 26, 2017

Found this great micro pub when visiting to watch the football at Bournemouth.Good selection of ales and ciders at a reasonable price.Very [popular with locals by far the best micro pub I have been to.

Thank paul19602013
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November 7, 2017|
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Response from paul19602013 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure , give the owners a call on 01202 302340
Josh W
May 21, 2017|
Response from TheMajorsBatman | Reviewed this property |
Only in bottle the word lager is a forbidden word occasionally Danish Dynamite is on tap.