Local Real Ale & Craft Cider

Here at Chaplin’s Cellar Bar, we are passionate about Real Ales and Craft Ciders.

We love the exciting range and variety of Real Ales that Dorset and Hampshire have to offer and source our ales from over 20 local breweries as well as guest ales from further afield. We have three gravity pour barrels as well as hand pulled ales on at any time. Ask about our interesting range of bottled ales too. We hold a yearly summer solstice beer festival with over 30 Real Ales and hold other special events throughout the year. We’ve the largest selection of quality Ciders, Cocktails, Hand Pulled, Gravity Poured & Real Ale in Bournemouth from 20 local breweries across the local area.

The range includes respected small breweries such as Dorset Brewing Company, Sixpenny, Vibrant Forest Brewery & Gyle 59

Hand Pulled, Gravity Poured & Real Ale in Bournemouth

New Arrivals

We’ve new ales arriving all the time from Brew Shack plus recent arrival’s of a selection of real ales from the well-respected Milk Street Brewery to add to our repertoire plus Real Ales from Yeovil Ales, Vibrant Forest, Hopback, Tapstone, 8 Arch, Palmers, Downton, Dorset Brewing Company, Darkstar and many many more . We’ve the largest selection of Hand Pulled, Gravity Poured & Real Ale in Bournemouth.

Our bottled beer range is always expanding with new breweries such as Electric Bear from Bath and Fordhams from the USA.

We are keen to expand our list of suppliers, so keep checking back with us to see what new real ales we have on or download the Perfect Pint App from their website to see what we have on our taps in real-time!.

We also have a regular selection of ciders including locally produced Dorset Sunshine Scrumpy to compliment our mainstream draught and bottled ciders.


We have a highly trained team of Mixologists ready to concoct bespoke and classic cocktails for you from our extensive range of spirits and using fresh fruits, rare liqueurs and special blends! Our bartenders are constantly changing our cocktail specials and trying out new and exciting things every day. As well as whole special menus for events and special occasions.

Cocktail Menu

Our assortment of Classic & Original cocktails. Pop in to Chaplin's to sample our "Cocktail of the Week", original one-off's made especially for our customers.

Solstice Festival

A Real Ales festival with local Real Ale and Cider with a large selection of Ales including at least 37 real ales from up to 20 different breweries and 8 local ciders.