Home-Cooked Food

We have a delicious selection of Locally Sourced, Home-Cooked food in our premier Bournemouth Restaurant

Carefully Selected Drinks

With Hand Pulled & Gravity Poured Guest Ales, an assortment of Spirits & Special Weekly Cocktails.

Quality Entertainment

Original Live Music 7 Days a Week! Plus Theatre, Poetry, Comedy, Film and special events.

Bar, Restaurant & Live Music Venue
things to do in Bournemouth with our locally sourced food and live music



Chaplin’s award-winning independent bar, restaurant & live music venue.

Chaplin’s & The Cellar Bar and our wonderful south-facing garden are the best in Bournemouth.

Voted Campaign for Real Ales (CAMRA) Pub of the year. Great British Pub Award winner, “Best Community Pub UK” winner, ‘Best Community Pub South West’ and ‘Best Entertainment Pub South West’. Best Bar None National Winner & Bournemouth in Bloom Gold Award winners.

Join us in a luxurious setting to enjoy a great cocktail or gravity poured real ale. Enjoy fine cuisine in our beautiful restaurant. Catch some live music with up-and-coming music acts in our Cellar Bar .

Based in the heart of Boscombe, minutes from the seafront and close to the Victorian Royal Arcade & O2 Academy. Thought and attention has been put into creating a unique environment for people to unwind and have fun. It’s a great place to meet people from all walks of life.


CAMRA Pub of the Year, National Best Community pub of the year, Bournemouth in Bloom Winners and more . . . take a look at our achievements.


Take a preview of the wide and varied music played at Chaplin's & The Cellar Bar in our comprehensive video page.