Seasonal food in unspoilt surroundings

About The Curlew

The Curlew in Bournemouth is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.

Book a table online and enjoy a spot by our roaring log-fire. Or make the best of the British summertime by eating alfresco in our pretty beer garden.

A little pub history

The Curlew has had a varied and interesting history. The building was constructed in the 1800's and served as a farm mostly producing root vegetables. After gaining its license, the building became Mulligan's fish restaurant, then a themed pub and was more recently called The Manor before settling on being named after the wading bird - the Curlew.

Make a day of it

In quiet countryside with an equestrian centre on the doorstep, The Curlew attracts walkers and wildlife enthusiasts, yet is close to Bournemouth Airport. Parley Common Nature Reserve is nearby and as is the New Forest.

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Enjoy your Christmas feast early to receive a complimentary bottle of Prosecco

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Our Opening Times

Our standard opening times are below but we may open earlier on certain days depending on local demand so please do call us to check if you would like to visit us before midday.

Monday to Saturday 12pm to 11pm.
Sundays 12pm to 10.30pm.