Pubs in Poole

All pub customers have unique requirements when looking for pubs in Christchurch to visit. Each has location and opening times requirements as well as preferences for food and beverages and potentially specific features with regards to facilities, entertainment, and accommodation.

It is easy to search online for pubs in a location and produce an extensive list of establishments, but contacting and qualifying pubs for specific information can take time. The Big Pub Guide was founded in 2007 to help alleviate this difficulty and has become a leading pub guide directory to bring people and pubs in Christchurch together. Our online directory enables pubs in Christchurch to display their establishment in detail to inform potential customers of everything they can offer.

Our pub guide is simple for pub goers to use. We provide a search tool that enables the user to search for a pub by name or for all pubs in a chosen area or for ‘pubs near me’. Then by applying feature filters the user can quickly discover, view, and contact the pubs in Christchurch that meet their criteria.

Whether you wish to find a quiet country inn or town centre bar, or you would like entertainment such as a pub quiz, live music, or pool table we can help you to find it. If you would like assistances listing pubs in Christchurch please call us on 0330 2020166 or email us at


Established in 2007, The Big Pub Guide helps bring people and pubs in Christchurch and all over the UK together.

Our pub guide provides pub customers with a directory of establishments containing helpful information on the food, drinks, facilities, entertainment, events, and accommodation provided.

For landlords, managers, and breweries of pubs in Christchurch our pub guide represents a simple, flexible, and effective means to tell potential customers about every aspect of their pub, what makes it special and why it should be visited. It is essential for pubs to attract new customers to be viable businesses and our directory enables pubs to reach out to the wider market.

Since inception we have worked with the pub industry to create what we believe is an online pub guide directory that will please both customers seeking pubs and landlords wishing to attract them.

If you are keen to discover pubs in Christchurch you can do so via a quick search on our homepage and select the feature filters you require. Alternatively, if you own or run a pub in this area and wish to advertise your business on our guide please locate it via a simple search on the homepage, then ‘claim’ it and select the listing option of your choice and enter your content for potential customers to view.




Today, around 90% of customers search online when choosing pubs in Lyme Regis to visit with The Big Pub Guide appearing of thousands of searches each week. A listing provides your business with simple, flexible, and effective advertising that attracts customers to your pub and directs them to your website to discover more information so increasing enquiries. Your listing enables you to promote special offers, seasonal menus and forthcoming events and you can then monitor the results.


Show your pubs features in comprehensive detail

You can update your pub listing at anytime

Increase the number of customers visiting your website

The search ranking of your pub’s website will improve

We can help you build your pubs listing

Listing costs less than the price of a pint of a beer per week.


Some of the questions we are asked by pubs in Christchurch have included:

• Why should I advertise my pub on your directory?
• Can my social media advertising integrate with a listing?
• How is a FULL listing cost-effective?
• How quick and easy is it to build a FULL listing?
• How does listing affect the search ranking of my pub’s website?

If you would like to discuss listing pubs in Christchurch please contact us today.


It is very quick and easy. There are +40,000 UK pubs on our site, so your pub is most probably here and ready for you to claim. All you need to do is follow these simple steps.

Find your pub by a search on our homepage.

Select your pub and click ‘Claim Now!’. We verify and approve.

Choose the listing option you require and enter your content.

Make payment. Your listing goes live!

We offer two options for listing your pub and each is intended to serve a different purpose and deliver a distinct set of benefits.

Firstly, there is the BASIC listing option which we offer free of charge, and this is applicable for landlords who simply wish to highlight the presence of a pub. The listing will show just the basic information on your pub’s core facilities but does not include contact options such as phone number or direct messaging, nor a link to your pub website. Your pub will appear in a standard position on search results it and the content of your listing is restricted to a single photo image and sixty words of description text.

The FULL listing option is chargeable by annual subscription and is designed to ensure you attain maximum customer views and generate greater customer enquiries. You can highlight every feature of your pub from facilities to food, drinks, events, entertainment, and accommodation. Upload unlimited photo images and describe your features in unlimited detail. Your listing will provide customers with multiple options for contacting you as your phone number, direct message facility plus link to your pub’s website link are displayed. Within search results, your pub appears in a priority position and there are clear links to your social media site pages to show extra information. Your pub also appears in the featured pubs section on our website homepage.

If you wish to list multiple pubs in Christchurch or are considering listing a wider chain of pubs we can help with commercial terms to meet such requirements. For example, should you wish to list a volume of pubs in Christchurch but require flexibility to switch between closing of old pub businesses and opening of new pubs in Christchurch and other areas, we can help you with commercial arrangements to meet such requirements.

When your FULL listing 12-month subscription draws to an end we will send you a notification reminder to renew your subscription to help you continue advertising seamlessly as a FULL listing. If you do not wish to continue advertising by FULL listing option your listing will switch automatically to the free of charge BASIC listing mode when the term ends.

The Big Pub Guide has partnerships with technology, marketing and trade association organisations that can help pubs in Christchurch with website design, online marketing, and engagement with organisations throughout the beer and pub industry.

Dive deep into the pubs in Christchurch, where the froth meets the folklore, and every moment becomes a memory.


When you think about the heart of a community, what comes to mind? In Christchurch, like many British locales, it’s hard to overlook the significant role of the local pub. Yes, we’re talking about those inviting spaces adorned with vintage wood. The places that emanate the mouth-watering aroma of traditional Sunday roasts and fish & chips. All while playing against the harmonious backdrop of laughter, conversation, and a pub quiz or two. Pubs in Christchurch are far more than just watering holes; they’re the social glue that binds us. They’re the living room away from our living rooms. The Big Pub Guide recognises the irreplaceable value these establishments bring to the table. In Christchurch, every pub is a treasure trove of stories waiting to unfold, and each pint is a chapter in a novel you never knew you needed. They are the castles of the common man, where each bar stool is a throne and every round of drinks a royal decree.


So, why should you trust The Big Pub Guide to introduce you to the vibrant world of Christchurch’s pub scene? Our ethos resonates with the very essence of these establishments. Just like a well-pulled pint, our curated list of pubs in Christchurch is a balanced blend of craft and care. Each recommendation has undergone rigorous assessment. Our team will ensure it matches the high standards we know you deserve. We consider many factors, from the quality of the ale and grub to the ambience and special events. We go the extra mile to deliver a comprehensive insight that turns any night out into an occasion to remember. The pubs we feature aren’t just handpicked; they’re heart-picked. Each venue radiates a unique aura, some capturing the timeless spirit of the British pub while others bring a fresh twist to the classic formula. Want scenic riverside spots perfect for a romantic date? Maybe you want bustling joints where you can catch the big game? No matter which, our list embodies the multifaceted charm of Christchurch’s pub culture. The Big Pub Guide is more than a directory; we are your gateway to experiences you’ll treasure.


And let’s not forget that the joy of stumbling upon a new pub is akin to finding a needle in a haystack — a rare delight that comes without the prickly end. With The Big Pub Guide, you’re not just getting a list; you’re gaining a companion. We’re a trusty guidebook to the hidden nooks and wide-open spaces of Christchurch’s most enticing pubs. In an ironically disconnected world, we bring you closer to the hearth, where the fire burns brightest and the ale flows freely. The Big Pub Guide isn’t just another resource; it’s a rite of passage for any pub lover. We invite you to journey through Christchurch, one pub at a time. Come and unravel the rich tapestry of community, tradition, and innovation that makes this town a remarkable place for a pint or two. So, pull up a chair because the pubs in Christchurch are where stories are told, friendships are forged, and unforgettable moments are made. 


Let us be your compass in this landscape, guiding you to places where your spirits will lift as quickly as your glass. Cheers!

The Big Pub Guide is your trusty compass for navigating the pubs in Christchurch, where good times are always on tap.

  • Expertly Curated Selections


The Big Pub Guide isn’t just a list; it’s a curated experience. Our expert team has handpicked each pub, ensuring you get the best of what Christchurch offers.

  • Time-Saving Convenience


No more endless Googling or relying on word of mouth. With The Big Pub Guide, all the information you need is in one place, saving you time and effort.

  • Authentic Local Insights


We go beyond surface-level reviews and delve into what makes each pub unique. From homey atmospheres to vibrant entertainment, we give you the local lowdown.

  • Special Offers & Deals


Who doesn’t love a good bargain? The Big Pub Guide often features exclusive deals and promotions, making your pub visits even more rewarding.

  • Tailored Recommendations


Whether you’re a foodie, a sports fan, or a music lover, our guide offers recommendations tailored to your interests. Enjoy a personalised pub experience that hits all the right notes.

Finding pubs in Christchurch is an art; we’re just the artists painting your perfect night out.


Navigating the vibrant landscape of pubs in Christchurch is more than a casual stroll down the high street. It’s an expedition into a rich tapestry of culture, history, and friendliness. The number of choices can be both exhilarating and overwhelming. Christchurch is a city teeming with a multitude of pubs. Each offers its unique blend of ambience, culinary delights, and libations. As such, it requires a well-crafted guide to truly appreciate. And that’s precisely where The Big Pub Guide comes into play. We undergo meticulous research, in-depth visits, and an unfailing commitment to quality. In doing so, we offer the ultimate guide to pubs in Christchurch and highlight the best establishments that tick all the right boxes. 


Our mission goes beyond mere recommendations and is about . . .


🟩 | Facilitating unforgettable experiences

🟩 | Setting the stage for fantastic memories

🟩 | And acting as a reliable companion 


Here’s how we assist in your quest for the perfect night out . . .

Our Selection Criteria

As you’ve likely gathered, we don’t merely list pubs; we curate experiences. Key to this is our comprehensive selection criteria. We assess each establishment based on the quality of its food and drink offerings. Plus, let’s not forget the warmth of their atmosphere and any unique features or events that make them stand out. Whether it’s a pub’s dedication to crafting the perfect pint or its commitment to hosting incredible live music, we look at it all. Rest assured, if a pub in Christchurch has made it onto The Big Pub Guide, it passed our test with flying colours.


The Journey Behind the List

Crafting our list is akin to brewing the perfect pint. We start with the finest ingredients, like meticulously researched data and firsthand visits. We then mix them with flair and expertise. Perhaps you’re wondering if we’ve personally set foot in each pub? The answer is a resounding yes. Just as a good chef tastes their food, we savour the experience each pub in Christchurch offers. In doing so, we can ensure it lives up to our — and, more importantly, your — expectations.


How to Maximise Your Experience

With a treasure trove of options available, how does one enjoy what the pubs in Christchurch have to offer fully? The Big Pub Guide is designed to be as user-friendly as possible. Our listings are categorised and sortable based on your preferences. You can find it by proximity, rating, or the type of experience you seek. And with each click, you’ll uncover detailed reviews and ratings, taking the guesswork out of planning your next outing.

In a world filled with limitless options, The Big Pub Guide operates on the principle that choice should be guided by quality, not quantity. We sift through the endless possibilities to bring you a handpicked list of establishments worth your time and money. But our relationship with you doesn’t end once we’ve handed you our list. Please consider us your perpetual guide in your pub-hopping journey through Christchurch. We’re a guide that continually adapts to include the latest gems and timeless classics that make this city’s pub scene so enthralling. We don’t just aim to inform; we aspire to inspire. When you plan your next outing — whether a casual weekday hangout or a grand weekend escapade — hop on our site. Let our finely-tuned guide serve as your north star and illuminate the path to genuinely exceptional pubs in Christchurch. 


From the moment you open our guide to the minute you raise your glass for a toast, we aim to ensure your experience is nothing short of extraordinary. Cheers!

Experience the splendour and variety waiting for you in the pubs of Christchurch, where every visit is a revelation.


When setting off to find a proper pub in Christchurch, you’re not just choosing a venue. You’re selecting an experience that could be the highlight of your day or even your week. With an array of options that can sometimes feel overwhelming, knowing where to go is crucial. That’s why The Big Pub Guide is so invaluable. We’ve invested countless hours researching, visiting, and evaluating each pub in Christchurch. In doing so, we’ve provided our punters a resource beyond a mere list. Our guide offers you a deep dive into the heart and soul of each establishment. It doesn’t just illuminate their offerings but also the unique experiences that make each one special. From the casual after-work drinker to the weekend adventurer, our guide caters to all.


Here’s how it gives you the comprehensive insight needed to make your time out genuinely memorable . . .

Food & Drink

The culinary landscape of pubs in Christchurch is as diverse as it is delightful. Traditionalists enjoy classic British fare like fish and chips or a hearty shepherd’s pie. But the menu doesn’t stop at British borders. Many establishments broaden their offerings to include global cuisine. Think of everything ranging from succulent Italian pizzas to flavour-packed Thai curries. Vegetarian? Gluten-sensitive? Fear not. The modern pub scene in Christchurch is incredibly inclusive. It’ll offer diverse menu options that cater to different dietary requirements. In the same vein, the drink selections are equally compelling. Whether you’re a craft beer enthusiast, a wine connoisseur, or a cocktail aficionado, there’s a glass with your name on it.


Ambience & Environment

The atmosphere in the pubs of Christchurch varies as much as the English weather. So you have an array of experiences to choose from. Some pubs focus on historical charm, with their walls adorned with old maps and vintage photographs. Others exude a modern chic vibe with sleek furniture and ambient lighting. Outdoor lovers will find establishments with lush beer gardens or even riverside terraces. Spots like these are ideal for soaking natural beauty while enjoying a cold pint. And for those seeking an energetic backdrop, pubs are pulsing with live music, dancing, and a lively crowd. You’ll also find venues that cater to a quieter group, where you can enjoy a peaceful evening with soft background music.


Events & Entertainment

Christchurch isn’t just a city of pubs; it’s a city of pub events. Quiz nights are a staple, often packed with locals and tourists bonding over trivia and laughter. Seasonal festivals like Oktoberfest or St. Patrick’s Day are celebrated with gusto. They transform many ordinary pubs into hubs of cultural delight. Live music is another pillar of Christchurch’s pub scene. It offers everything from local indie bands to accomplished jazz musicians. Some pubs even diversify their entertainment offerings. They might feature comedy nights, poetry readings, or art exhibitions. It’s never just about having a drink; it’s about enjoying a curated experience that turns an ordinary evening into an unforgettable event.

As you flip through the pages of our guide or scroll down our website, know this. Every word is designed to enhance your pub-going experience in Christchurch. We’re committed to ensuring that you don’t just visit a pub but truly experience what each venue offers. Whether through culinary delights, the atmosphere, or the events. Every establishment featured in The Big Pub Guide has been rigorously tested to meet the high standards that we — and you — expect. 


Consider this guide your dependable resource for any occasion, be it . . .


🟩 | An intimate dinner date

🟩 | A casual meet-up with friends

🟩 | Or a festive celebration


We’re here to guarantee that your time in Christchurch’s pubs is enjoyable and extraordinary.


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