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The Firkin Shed

Opens in 26 min: 16:00 - 23:00
Open today: 16:00 - 23:00
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Good Pub

I have been there once to my sons 40th birthday bash.Good selection of craft ales.Owner is pal of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jim G
Sherborne, United Kingdom

Just to dispell some out dated facts , cards are acceptable and it has been known for payment to... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Bournemouth, 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
Opens in 26 min
Hours Today: 16:00 - 23:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
279 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth BH8 8BZ, England
+44 1202 302340
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been there once to my sons 40th birthday bash.Good selection of craft ales.Owner is pal of my sons.

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First visit for a good while (1yr+) and it was great to see it thriving. Lovely friendly lady serving, great choice of beer, cider and spirits and busy on a Sunday afternoon. I really do feel that this is one of the best of the...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2018

Just to dispell some out dated facts , cards are acceptable and it has been known for payment to be made by mobile phone.

1  Thank TheMajorsBatman
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

I popped in for a cider and discovered this pub had won the national camera award for cider pub of the year. Tasting the cider explains why and the service is brilliant. Tried the ales previously and 10/10 for those. Definitely recommend an evening here.

2  Thank Cecilbrand1
Reviewed 30 September 2018

No doubt this is the best micro for miles around. There is quite a range of beers available though there is a tendency towards hoppy beers rather than malty.

1  Thank Henry H
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing place. When I commented how crazy and quirky it was, the guy who served us said "Yep, that's what goes on inside my head'. We received a great welcome and sampled a couple of very well kept ciders. Highly recommend this place.

2  Thank AngGravesend
Reviewed 20 September 2018

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.

4  Thank Marietta C
Reviewed 21 August 2018

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.

1  Thank Jordan W
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Km w
Reviewed 3 May 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
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7 November 2017|
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Response from paul19602013 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure , give the owners a call on 01202 302340
Josh W
21 May 2017|
Response from TheMajorsBatman | Reviewed this property |
Only in bottle the word lager is a forbidden word occasionally Danish Dynamite is on tap.