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The Porterhouse

$$ - $$$, , British
113 Poole Road, Bournemouth BH4 9BG, England
+44 1202 768586
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible18%
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“porterhouse” (10 reviews)
“real pub” (7 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, British
$$ - $$$
113 Poole Road, Bournemouth BH4 9BG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A decent local pub with good range of beers and some food. Basic decor, but nice service and good value

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Porterhouse is a friendly old-fashioned pub with a good selection of ales and a welcoming atmosphere.

Thank Joanie307
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a old established pub, in a quiet corner of Westbourne. Small and in need of a refurb. Old and uncomfortable furniture in cramped single room bar. Toilets downstairs could be described as awful. However if like me you are a real ale drinker,...More

Thank KOmarch
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Hi. Great news. The Westbourne is back. New management. All the pumps working. Great music. Welcome back. We’ve missed you. Get back here now!!!!!!

Thank Markmark1963
Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

I've been coming here for years and it's always been a friendly pub with a good selection of beers. However, I went in this weekend, after not being in for a couple of months and I couldn't beleive what a dreary, joyless place it had...More

1  Thank Jeff D
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

What has happened to my favourite pub. Cloudy beer. Half the the pumps not on. I guess we’ve lost our most recent landlords. I’ve been coming here for 17 years... I won’t be back in a hurry. Please let me know when things pick up....More

Thank Markmark1963
Reviewed September 30, 2017

My first review of this place was over a year ago, when it rated 3 stars. Today it is lucky to get the solitary 1 star. It's gone downhill in everything but decor but that was shabby in any event. Uncaring staff, pumps half empty...More

Thank 936hungry
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Yes the pub is going through a management crisis, it needs a team that knows the pub and what its regulars like, it is not a restaurant or sports bar, its a good old fashioned BOOZER, trying to change it will not work.

Thank Ernie R
Reviewed September 20, 2017

Have visited this pub whenever I have visited the area for over 10 years & cannot believe on my latest visit 2 weeks ago how bad it has become. only one real ale from 12 pumps, only one lager and other products out of stock...More

1  Thank Gloryhornetboy08
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

A very lively pub. Helpful and attentive bar staff. This quaint bar offers a selection of ales, ciders and lagers. Music is second to none Monday's, Thursday's and Friday's. Tuesday is quiz night. I always receive a warm welcome from staff and customers. Not to...More

Thank Simon G
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Rob C
July 1, 2017|
Response from Rob B | Reviewed this property |
Don't know which person was Ruby- so many passed through the bar so cannot realistically comment . However Tammi the current incumbent seems to be getting the regulars back and in doing so is getting the pub back to normal... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $13
Bar, Pub, British
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Poole Road, Bournemouth BH4 9BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 768586
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