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Gin Bars in Dorset

We've carefully selected an exciting list of our favourite gin bars in Dorset that we know you'll certainly love. Whether you're looking for a classic gin and tonic or a gin-based cocktail here are the top gin bars in Dorset that we suggest you try.

Poole

Jenkins & Sons

Jenkins & Sons

About: Jenkins & Sons have a small obsession with Gin and they've sourced many local and different flavoured ones, they'd love you to try. They offer a sensational selection of some of the finest gins, so if your go to drink is a gin then you should certainly check out Jenkins & Sons.

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Highly Recommend: Martin Millers' Strawberry Gin mixed with Elderflower tonic.

Opening Hours:

  • Monday - Thursday - 4.00pm - 11.00pm
  • Friday - 12.00pm - 11.00pm
  • Saturday & Sunday - 9.30am - 11.00pm

Address: Bank Chambers, 7-8 Penn Hill Avenue, Poole, Dorset, BH14 9NB

Telephone: 01202 746604

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Bermuda Triangle

Bermuda Triangle

About: Serving an array of top quality gins in their stylish and friendly bar it's the ideal place to wind down and relax with friends over the best alocholic beverage. Whether you're a classic kind of person, choosing tonic and lime, or a little more adventerous with how you mix your gin, this is the perfect place for you.

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Opening Hours: N/A

Address: 10 Parr Street, Poole, BH14 0JY

Telephone: 01202 748087

 

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Miller & Carter Poole

Miller & Carter Poole

About: This may not be your traditional gin bar however it's certainly one to consider for it's Spanish take on the classic G&T. Serving a selection of refreshing and fruity gins such as; raspberry & peach, blood orange & grapefruit and watermelon & orange, it's certainly a fantastic Spanish twist. 

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Highly Recommend: Raspberry & peach gintonica

Opening Hours: Daily

Address: 553 Wallisdown Road, Parkstone, Poole, Dorset, BH12 5AD

Telephone: 01202 510278

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The Quay

Drift Micro Bar

Drift Micro Bar

About: Drift Micro Bar is situated in the heart of Poole Quay, the quirky bar is home to some of the most delicious gins, offering bottles of unique, small batch gins, alongside some incredibly popular brands that gin fanatics will certainly adore! 

Featuring fantastic live music on Fridays and Saturdays it's the ideal place to grab a top notch gin with your friends after a long week of work!

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Opening Hours: Daily 12.00pm - 1.00am

Address: 7 The Quay, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1HJ

Telephone: 07921 534901

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Dorset

Gin Bar Bournemouth

Gin Bar Bournemouth

About: Self-styled as the BEST Gin Bar in Bournemouth and who can argue with them? They have over 200 Gin varieties from Dorset and beyond, for you to sample.. The superb and knowledgeable bar staff are on hand to help choose your perfect taste tipple. Whether you are a Gin maven or a total Gin novice, the perfect G & T is waiting for you here! 

A sophisticated and stylish bar, centrally located in the Connaught Hotel & Spa, with a garden terrace and a cosy bar with open fires.

*Don’t miss ‘Gin O’clock’ – Over 20% Off Selected G&T’s, every day from 5pm-6pm on 30 of our most popular G&Ts (£5 each, usually £6.50)

Why not try one of their many Gin Tasting Experiences - a guaranteed winner - Click HERE for info.

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Highly Recommend: Portobello Rd No.171 London Dry mixed with Fever Tree Indian or Grapefruit

Opening Hours: Monday - Sunday - 11am until 11pm - to the general public, hotel guests have 24-hour access

Address: The Connaught Gin Bar, Best Western Plus The Connaught Hotel and Spa, 30 West Hill Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5PH

Telephone: 01202 298020

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Dirty Gerties Gin Parlour

Dirty Gerties Gin Parlour

About: Dirty Gerties Gin Parlour is an award-winning Gin Parlour and Cocktail bar, and England's oldest speakeasy. It prides itself on being a secret hideaway for Gin lovers and they even have their own Brand Gin - Dirty Gertie's - a premium, small-batch gin, distilled, blended, and bottled right here in Christchurch! This quirky venue specialises in the so-called ‘Mothers Ruin’ and has one of largest collections of fine gins on the South Coast with over 100 gins from all over the globe. They also offer sensational cocktails all made using botanicals and herbs grown in their own herb garden.

Each of the gins comes with tasting notes, their standard serve is 50ml and their mixers include Double Dutch and Fever Tree.

Dirty Gerties also feature a stunning courtyard garden where Christchurch’s historic castle ruins are visible and lots of live music events.

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Highly Recommend: Jaffa Negroni - Jaffa Cake Gin, Campari, Martini Reserva Special Rubino, Blood Orange

Opening Hours: 

  • Monday - Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: 5pm - 11pm
  • Friday: 5pm - midnight 
  • Saturday: 2pm  - midnight 
  • Sunday: Midday - 6pm (Sunday hours change when there is a Tipsy Tea event on)

Address: 11 Castle Street, Christchurch BH23 1DP

Telephone: 01202 487375

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No.1 Brasserie & Bar

No.1 Brasserie & Bar

About: No. 1 Brasserie and Bar has a glorious Parisian-style bar serving up over 22 x different gins including locally sourced favourites Mermaid, Pothecary, Silent Pool, and Conker. Ostensibly a cocktail bar but with over 600 x cocktails to choose from, the master mixologists are to craft the most delectable Gin Cocktails as well as the perfect Gin and Tonic. Sit back, sample an impressive sharing plate of cheese and charcuterie, and enjoy your favourite Gin based tipple… 

No. 1 Brasserie and Bar also offer a cocktail delivery service with their own signature cocktails and Gin classics.

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Highly Recommend: The Murky Quay - A salty infusion of Shanty Vodka, Green Chartreuse, Orange Bitters, Ground Sea Salt, and their house-made Coconut Milk Sea Foam

Opening Hours: 

  • Sunday - Monday: 10am - 5pm
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday - 10am - 11pm
  • Thursday - Saturday: 10am - 12am 

Address: 1 Church Street, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1BW

Telephone: 01202 481226

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Westbourne

GinJams Westbourne

GinJams Westbourne

About: Ginjams is a funky little restaurant & bar specialising in Gin, Wine, Cocktails, and Tapas. They are supremely passionate about their eclectic collection of 75 plus Gins - all of which have been taste tested and selected for their quality. Ginjams endeavors to showcase unusual Gins that are not widely available anywhere else and the collection is constantly evolving with classics, London Drys, and quirky Micro-distilled gins for you to savour! 

The owners and staff will take the time to impart all their Gin knowledge before you imbibe your perfect G & T and all their gins have been paired lovingly with Fever Tree mixers. Staff will also advise on which delicious dishes you can pair with your chosen Gin…

Ginjams offer gin-tasting masterclasses and  Friday night blind gin-tasting quiz nights too.

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Highly Recommend: Blackcurrant Cross Keys Gin with mint or rosemary and a slice of orange.

Opening Hours:

  • Sunday - Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday/Thursday: 6pm - 11pm
  • Friday: 6pm - midnight 
  • Saturday: 5pm  - midnight 

Address: 19 Seamoor Road, Westbourne, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH4 9AA

Telephone: 01202 757732

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