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The Firkin Shed

279 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth BH8 8BZ, England
+44 1202 302340
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Shed is about right

Bournemouth is not blessed with a great many decent pubs unless you venture into the suburbs and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
LargelyMonk
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Banstead, United Kingdom
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Delightful little oub

We stumbled upon this micro pub having successfully escaped from Marvo Mysteries Escape room just... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
Carolyn P
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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 wines, soft drinks, and bar snacks are available No TV or loud amplified music, but some accoustic musicians often pop in to play us a tune or 2!
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Hours Today: 12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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279 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth BH8 8BZ, England
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+44 1202 302340
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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 12 December 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
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

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

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Reviewed 14 October 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

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Reviewed 26 September 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.

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

What a great little venue. My wife and a I had no difficulty finding a beer to our liking and very reasonably priced too. Fantastic atmosphere. It was impossible not to strike up a conversation with other customers. Just that sort of friendly place as...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Great little pub , fantastic real ales at a good price served by lovely people , lovely atmosphere well worth a visit

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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Great choice of interesting ales and ciders in a great environment.6 ales, including a great sour ale, a monumental imperial stout (9%) and a wonderful West Coast pale ale. First visit to this micro-pub, but as good as any I've been to. The usual offering...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

First time here and what a selection of beers and IPAs, friendly bar staff in a relaxed environment! No naff largest on tap, a real drinkers place!

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

A member of our group is a real ale drinker so we always hunt out the little micro breweries etc - this one does not disappoint - great selection of ales and ciders and good prices - A fun night was had by all

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