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The Gin House

Closed Now: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Intriguing range of gins

A fun place with an intriguing range of gins - we let the barman choose for us with a little... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sussex, England
Good night out had by all!

A group of six of us visited on 20/10/18 to celebrate a friend's birthday. We had booked a booth... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
Jo H
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Nestled in Wimborne in an old paint shop, an intimate cocktail bar has been quietly built. Think old style speakeasy..The former stock room in the back of the building is the low lit lounge with a small bar in the front stocking various liquors from...more
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9 Church Street, Wimborne Minster BH21 1JH, England
+44 1202 911200
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Reviewed yesterday

A fun place with an intriguing range of gins - we let the barman choose for us with a little guidance, and he went for Pink Pepper with an indian tonic water. I was just sorry they were closed Sunday so I couldn't try them...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Fudge03
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Having not been before, as more of a wine drinker than a gin drinker, I was open to try something new. Several female friends and I tried unsuccessfully to prebook a table but were told to come along anyway. We were greeted with such lovely...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Karen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited whilst staying in Wimborne recently. We didn’t book and were unable to get a table but did manage to get some stools in the front bar after about 15 minutes. Fantastic selection on Gin and table service. Can’t wait to return but will definitely...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lesley E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have never seen so many gins before in my life! The staff are unbelievably helpful and knowledgeable and will help you chose your gin or even mix a special cocktail based on your brief! It’s got a great atmosphere but book a table if...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 1DeniseS
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

It’s like stepping back in time with beautiful decor and quaint little corners to sit. Long drapes and candles gives a lavish ambience. It all makes for a memorable evening after reading the endless list of gins on offer.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Twiggy640
Reviewed October 22, 2018

A group of six of us visited on 20/10/18 to celebrate a friend's birthday. We had booked a booth for a two hour slot and enjoyed it so much we wanted to stay there for the rest of the evening as the atmosphere was lovely....More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Jo H
Reviewed October 10, 2018

As someone that has worked in Wimborne and been within its community for the last five years, I would recommend this bar to anyone looking for an evening out with something a bit unique! It is a real gem in the heart of Wimborne. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Wzsivyer
Reviewed October 9, 2018

I'm so frustrated in this place. it has so much potential! The idea behind it and the decor is great but service and availability are seriously lacking. We came on a Saturday night and propped ourselves at the bar, the gin I wanted was out...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ChloeAT
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Amazing selection of various types of Gin and mixes. Lovely atmosphere and very well thought out with Decor. Waiter service brilliant. A must to go to on a night out in Wimborne.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank radwanskison
Reviewed September 18, 2018

This was our first visit since they moved. The staff were great - very attentive and knowledgeable. We all had a couple of great gin cocktails before going on for dinner! Lovely start to the evening and lucky we booked as they were full.

Date of experience: September 2018
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