Finalist for 'Best Night Out' in Bournemouth and Poole Tourism Awards 2017

The spectacular final gala awards dinner party was held at the BIC Bournemouth on 9th March and attended by hundreds of guests, dignitaries and supporters all celebrating the achievements of this year’s finalists and winners.


National Winner - Britain's Best Beer Garden

Chaplins won first place in SME Insurance's competition to find Britain’s best #BeerGardens16! We won their top prize of £500 vouchers for our staff, a photoshoot and a special plaque!


National Winner - Great Brisitsh Pub Awards

The news report read . . . 'A total focus and dedication to providing real services to the local community has netted one publican a top industry award.
Harry Seccombe’s Boscombe-based venue, Chaplins and the Cellar Bar, has taken the title of Community Pub of the Year in the Great British Pub Awards.

Beating off strong competition from across the UK, Chaplin’s took the award at a glittering ceremony in London on 10 September.

Judges were impressed with the sheer level of focus Harry and his team put on supporting the local community, creating a genuine and first rate hub for everyone in the surrounding area.'


CAMRA Good Beer Guide

Chaplin’s can be found in “CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide” the UK’s best selling beer & pub guide. We are one of only 3 pubs in the area to be included having been voted into it by CAMRA’s members.

CAMRA Pub of the Year

Chaplin's was awarded the East Dorset Campaign For Real Ales (CAMRA) Pub of the Year 2014. For those of you who don't already know CAMRA is an independent, voluntary organisation campaigning for real ale, community pubs and consumer rights, they support well-run pubs as the centre of community life.

CAMRA makes a number of awards throughout the year to brewers, producers, pubs and clubs in recognition of excellence. These range from local and regional awards to national awards such as the Champion Beer of Britain and National Pub of Year.

Great British Pub Awards 2014

Chaplin's & The Cellar Bar won two awards in prestigious Great British Pub Awards 2014. We won acclaim for its service to the local community and successful range of entertainment.

We were named winner of both the Best Community Pub and Best Entertainment Pub for the South West region.

Best Bar None National Winner

Chaplin’s was named the Best Bar None National Award Winner 2012 UK in recognition of our community work, beating every other bar & pub in the country to win the award. Chaplin’s was delighted to be presented with the prestigious Best Bar None’s top award at the House of Lords.

Gold award at Bournemouth in Bloom.

A fantastic place to chat and drink during the warmer months, our award-winning garden is a pleasure to behold and after winning consecutive runners-up prizes, we finally scored the Bournemouth in Bloom Gold Award in 2012!

Best Bar None awards

Best Bar None awards