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1812 Bar and Restaurant

Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AG, England
+44 1202 203050
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (42 reviews)
“sunday roast” (8 reviews)
“sea bass” (10 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Exeter Road, Bournemouth BH2 5AG, England
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Reviewed 2 days 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 3 days 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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Handily right next to the Royal Exeter Hotel. Very good range of gins and whiskeys. Outside terrace nice on a sunny day.

Thank eric d
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here on the last night of our holiday, hoping for a nice meal as we had been disappointed with our other restaurant choices over the weekend. Needless to say this restaurant exceeded our expectations. For starters we ordered the mussels and leak and potato...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The 1812 restaurent gave us excellent service. They prepared dishes for our vegi and dairy intolerant diners with no fuss. The food was second to none. I had the best sea bass ever and my wife raved about her chicken dish. The whole meal excellent....More

1  Thank johnsweeney147
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This bar which is part of the Royal Exeter Hotel has a good vibe to it with live music at weekends. Mainly cocktails on offer, which can lead to quite a wait at the bar. Disappointed that Fosters was not available even though it is...More

2  Thank Gordon H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here as part of our stay at the Royal Exeter Hotel, and found the food to very well cooked and prepared. There was ample choice, very good sized portions, and excellent waiting staff. Would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank foresthouse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely meal both had chicken and bubble and squeak cheese and biscuits service ok lovely setting quiet dark in restaurant

Thank pamelairwin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having watched various artists perform live at 1812 I can't recommend enough, nice venue, good location and a great atmosphere when live music with the option to either watch from afar or express yourself on the dance floor. Highly recommend.

Thank TracyBH9
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30 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
30 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
USD 13 - USD 45
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, 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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
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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