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1812 Bar and Restaurant

Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AG, England
+44 1202 203050
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (45 reviews)
“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
“sea bass” (11 reviews)
Closes in 24 min
5:30 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AG, England
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1 - 10 of 694 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

The quality of food is outstanding, highly recommended. I had steak on two nights and a chicken dish on the third all were delicious.

Thank David G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic service and food, Bournemouths best kept secret, been coming to Bournemouth for years, 1st time we have tried this restaurant, from being welcomed and served by Chloe to the food, this was 2"nd to none, outstanding, we eat out a fair bit, this...More

Thank peter m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with friends whilst staying in Bournemouth & I selected it from the reviews on TripAdvisor. We choose from the set 3 course menu which was fantastic value for the meals you had, no scrimping on portion sizes and prob one of the best...More

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nicely decorated bar. We just went for drinks rather than food. Decent selection of drinks and i think the price is ok. Found the staff a tad cocky and the guy behind the bar with the beard a bit rude. Good rum selection

Thank riksdodgydeals
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called for happy hour cocktails on a Sunday evening. Lovely staff in a lovely little setting. Sitting my the window people watching and listening to the decent piped music. We were only calling in for 1 but ended up have quite a few more !!

Thank MutantV8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After long detour from Oxford to Bournemouth due to M3 closure we checked into our hotel and then had a short walk to this bar, lovely surroundings with attentive bar staff and a great selection of drinks. It was Happy Hour so it was rude...More

Thank PhilV66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As other reviewers have remarked the restaurant itself is unprepossessing with dark table and chairs, plastic covered seating , dated carpets, . The cutlery doesn't ooze with style either. However the napkins are linen, and the food is excellent bordering on the wow. We all...More

Thank goodtogethome
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on my niece's 9th birthday, had Sunday lunch, really really lovely. The staff were brilliant, extra requests etc, and made sure they made a fuss of said niece. I presumed that this place would be a bit pretentious, but not at all so. Best...More

Thank Lizzielion
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I was so pleased when 1812 featured on TablePouncer on the date & at the time I required before seeing a show at Bournemouth Pavillion on Sunday 3 September 2017. I booked for 2 people but at the last minute, another guest decided to join...More

Thank TheFish22
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Whilst staying in the Royal Exeter Hotel we had dinner in the hotel restaurant called the 1812. We took advantage of the set menu which was available Monday through to Wednesday for £15 a head. It was incredible value for money as the food was...More

Thank RosiB
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29 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from lindabaird2016 | Reviewed this property |
We generally drink G&T but have had the Rose which was very nice - my daughters have also tried the red wine, but as the standard is very high, I would imagine it would be good. Try giving them a call and they might let you... More
29 April 2016|
Response from carolinegoodman |
Am I expected to answer my own question?!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 46
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 203050
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