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(formerly Gullivers Tavern; Dolphin Inn)

1492 Wimborne Road
BH11 9AD

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Opening Times


Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 10.00 pm

About the Pub

This imposing 18th Century pub, originally built as a coaching inn, is rich in history and had a connection with local smuggler Isaac Gulliver, where it took its former name. It is now run by a popular family who had a previously multi award-wining pub in the same area. A large L-shaped bar serves two distinct areas and a well chosen selection of ales are on offer. Music is played by the landlord on Sunday afternoons and live music sometimes features. No children after 6pm.

Historic Interest

Coaching Inn, probably early/mid 18th century, Grade II Listed. Historic England list entry 1232929

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 6 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Sixpenny --varies--

Source: Regional

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available


  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Smoking Smoking Area

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1492 Wimborne Road
BH11 9AD

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50.768898, -1.90259


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Nearby Bus Routes (140m)

More: 14 (Kinson Library), 32 (Kinson Library); Yellow: 2 (Kinson Library), 5 (Kinson Library), 6h (Kinson Library), 36 (Kinson Library)

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1492 Wimborne Road
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Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Real Cider Available
  • Parking
  • Dog Friendly
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Smoking Area
  • Close to Bus Routes

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