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1812 Bar and Restaurant

Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AG, England
+44 1202 203050
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (50 reviews)
“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
“sea bass” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AG, England
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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Came in here on Saturday night after seeing a comedian at the BIC, came in here after seeing Craig David earlier in the year also! Drinks are reasonably priced, this place was rammed full on Saturday night, there was a good band playing, which was...More

Thank 877Smarie
BarSo1812, Events Manager at 1812 Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thank you very much for your review 877Smarie, we look forward to welcoming you back again soon and hopefully we can turn this into a 5* review. Let us know if you would like to book a booth for you to enjoy after your next...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017

We booked a table for six at 9pm on Friday8th, the week prior to our visit by telephone. During the phone call to book, there was a lot of toing and froing, but the member of staff eventually confirmed that they could fit us in....More

Thank Paul H
BarSo1812, Manager at 1812 Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Hi Paul, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, this is an incredibly unfortunate situation and very concerning from my point of view. It's something I need to research thoroughly to understand what's occurred, but most importantly, my initial concern is to hopefully...More

Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I (married that very day!) were staying in Bournemouth for a few days to celebrate. We picked 1812 as the venue for our first meal as a married couple as it looked very nice. We were slightly late for our booking as...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Ate and drank here while staying at the hotel ,really tasty meals and friendly staff.The set menu doesn't change that much on a day to day basis so might struggle with menu if staying for longer

Thank JackieHertfordshire
BarSo1812, Events Manager at 1812 Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Thank you very much for your review Jackie, we look forward to welcoming you back very soon in both our hotel and our restaurant. Kind Regards Holly

Reviewed 13 November 2017

Had a lovely meal served by lovely staff followed by great live entertainment- Scallops were cooked to perfection and everything was very fresh. Great Saturday night.

Thank debbie007_10
BarSo1812, Events Manager at 1812 Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Hi Debbie, Thank you very much for your review, we look forward to welcoming you back very soon, hopefully next time, please see our Facebook page for more details about our live entertainment each week. Kind Regards Holly

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Went today for lunch for the first time for parents 56 wedding anniversary couldn’t have been better food was great all three corses. staff were great with the wife with her food allergy’s and the best bit was when Charley forget we were their love...More

Thank simonaedwards
BarSo1812, Events Manager at 1812 Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Hi Simon, Thank you very much for your 5* review, we shall pass your comments along to our staff and look forward to welcoming you and your family back very soon. Kind Regards Holly

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely Sunday lunch with the famalam, delicious beautifully presented food, particular attention given to my weird food intolerances, relaxed but attentive waitresses, loved it. Definitely recommending to friends.

Thank Rachel E
BarSo1812, Events Manager at 1812 Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Hi Rachel, Thank you very much for your 5* review Rachel, we look forward to welcoming you and your family back very soon. Kind Regards Holly

Reviewed 10 November 2017

Popped in for one drink with my wife and the staff and bar looks very warm, cosy and friendly. Cocktails look good and plenty of seating.More

Thank Ashworth79
BarSo1812, Events Manager at 1812 Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Hi Mr Ashworth, Thank you very much for your review, we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. If you would like to book a table for any special occasion please feel free to get in touch by email via 1812@royalexeterhotel.com. We do have...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017

My daughter went to a lot of trouble for my birthday treating me to a show at the BIC and Dinner at 1812. On the afternoon she called to ask if we could possibly arrive early to find out that they didn't have our booking....More

Thank Loraine G
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The midweek deal is a real bargain and wonderful quality food. I will definitely return again and again. Good service too xMore

Thank gindy41
BarSo1812, Events Manager at 1812 Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Hi Gindy41, Thank you very much for your 5* review. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Why not check out our happy hour 5-7pm each day or our live entertainment on Friday and Saturday evening from 10pm. We even have a live...More

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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$46
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 203050
  • E-mail
Description
Set within the historic Royal Exeter Hotel – Bournemouth’s first residence, 1812 gets its name from the year in which it was built. 1812 bar prides itself on widely renowned cocktails and a professional team of bartenders that consistently raise the bar on local industry standards. Our restaurant team have passion and a thirst for local and great produce, which combine to indulge our customers in an excellent venue that is both lively and unique in Bournemouth.
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