Pubs in Bournemouth

Crackling fires, the feel of a pint in your hand, the gorging of gastro grub an any an evening? It's no wonder that Bournemouth pubs are so beloved when that's what they have to boast. From your classic local boozers that continue to buck trends, to gastro newbies brimming with craft beer and new-fangled palate pleasers, there's plenty of pubs in Bournemouth to keep your throats suitably quenched. Check out our recommendations for some of the best pubs in Bournemouth.




One of the most heralded pubs in Bournemouth, and an award-winning venue at that, Chaplin's is the destination in town that everyone's talking out. Not only brimming with some of the best ales and beer in the business, in amongst unique vintage innards and retro styling, there's a brilliant Bournemouth beer garden to boot.

Whatever your nightlife needs, 60MPC most likely has you covered. First and foremost this Exeter Road venue is a pub, serving a fine choice of Americana eats courtesy of the guys at Ruby Jean's Diner. Come for Wing Wednesdays if you're feeling particularly famished. It's also a lively spot for a party, with live bands and seriously top notch DJs playing foot-stomping, roof-raising sets well into the night.

The Libertine is a relaxed and familiar gastropub in the heart of Westbourne. Offering top quality across the board, bring the family for a hearty meal of the freshest, locally sourced produce, or catch up with an old friend over a pint of the venue's very own Libertine Gold ale. There's a cosy and welcoming feel to the pub, and a prized outside area – known as The Forge – for relaxing summer drinking and dining.