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1812 Bar and Restaurant

Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AG, England
+44 1202 203050
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AG, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Dined here whilst staying overnight in the Royal Exeter Hotel. The bar area is very spacious with outside seating as well as plenty of tables, chairs and settee / booths inside. Decor is a little dated but nevertheless the bar is fine for a pre-dinner...More

1  Thank Graham M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had booked this restaurant as part of my wife's 50th birthday celebration. Review said that it was lively , that the food was good and the service okay. Unfortunately when I got out of a cab with my wife and three daughters I was...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been to this bar for cocktails and live music before, I knew this lively venue opposite the BIC. When my colleague was near retirement I was charged with organising her leaving do. Based on recommendations regarding the food in the attached restaurant and the...More

Thank Marie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this through Tablepouncer and have dined at 1812 on several previous occasions. The food was excellent, my partner had the lamb and said that this was the best main course he has had for quite some time. My food too was excellent and the...More

Thank bartybartlett
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mum and I enjoyed a delicious meal here. We had arancini to start which was amazing! And I had prawn tagliatelle, so tasty and nice big prawns. My mum had chicken she said was succulent, the potato cake it came with was so tasty!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was in Bournemouth for the weekend, the main reason for a concert at the BIC. Booked a meal here on the Friday as we had eaten here on previous weekend breaks and it was very good. On this occasion it was the total opposite. We...More

Thank Val947
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large modern bar but a little souless during the day. full range of spirits and lots of Gins, some lagers but little ale choice. Unfortunately did not sample the restaurant.

Thank bparkercars
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've just discovered 1812 and after finding the food consistently excellent over the past 6 months, it has become one of our go-to restaurants in Bournemouth - toppling Westbeach off our top-3 list.

Thank CarolynFreeperson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here recently with my girlfriend and it was very Good. After a bit of a slow start waiting to see if we could get a table and a bit of a wait on drinks the rest of the meal was fantastic the seabass...More

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Booked a meal in the restaurant for my father in law's 70th birthday and the food was excellent. We asked for the set menu which was well priced and all six of us enjoyed the whole meal. Would recommend. Can't comment on the bar, but...More

Thank Sergei_Meekat
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29 April 2016|
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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$45
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
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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