Going Out in Beer and Branscombe.
The towns and villages of the Axe Valley have a variety of Pubs and Restaurants offering Real Ales, tempting menus and a diverse range of excellent
live music. Choose from family run country restaurants, friendly bistros or historic inns.
Enjoy the best of pub grub, along with excellent cask conditioned Real Ales, or dine in style at restaurants where locally caught fish, locally reared meats and locally grown vegetables are turned into a gourmet experience accompanied by fine wines.
In Beer & Branscombe you will find friendly busy pubs open all day and late catering for a thriving all year round local trade as well as tourists,
day trippers and holiday makers.
Live music can be found most weekends throughout the year with talented local musician’s playing pub gigs to enthusiastic audiences.
Country, Blues, Jazz, West Coast Rock, 60’s classics, 80’s pop and Rock and Roll can all be enjoyed whether you just want to listen with a drink or get up and dance.
Pubs in Beer.
The Dolphin Hotel – Fore Street,Beer,EX12 3EQ, tel:01297 20068 625333
The Dolphin Hotel is in the centre of the village on Fore Street. There are 23 bedrooms in the Hotel ranging from singles to family rooms, all of which are en-suite and offer colour television, tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryer & wifi.
The Dolphin Hotel has 2 very popular Bars and each one has its own charm! We welcome children and dogs in both Bars (children until 9pm)
The Long Bar is open from 10am – Late and serves its own Bar Snack Menu during service times (see above).
Our Lounge Bar is open from 10am – 3pm and again from 6pm-11pm (approx) and serves both a Bar Snack Menu and the A La Carte Menu during service times (12–2pm and 6–9pm)
It is equipped with facilities for Table Skittles, Darts, Pool, a digital Jukebox (updated fortnightly), Fruit Machine and Fat Spanner Open Quiz Machine.
The Long Bar is also our entertainment venue where every Sunday afternoon from 3pm and every other Friday evening from 9pm we have regular live music playing. (extended to every Friday June-September)
The Anchor Inn, Fore Street, Beer,EX12 3ET, tel:01297 20386
The Anchor Inn is just yards from the beach at the top of Sea Hill.
They serve a range of beers, including a choice of cask conditioned real ales, lagers and cider and also serve coffee and tea.
The beer garden is over the road and looks out over the beach and bay.
During fine weather this garden is always busy with people admiring the panoramic view whilst enjoying their food alfresco.
There is always a choice of freshly prepared food which can be eaten in either one of the three bars, the resturant or in the garden.The menus are varied or you can choose off the specials board.
The Barrel O’ Beer – Fore Street, Beer, EX12 3EQ tel: 01297 22824
Recently refurbished and re opened as a real beer pub serving good pub food.
Pubs in Branscombe
The Masons Arms – The Square, Branscombe, EX12 3DJ, tel:01297 680300
Nestling in the heart of Branscombe, one of Britains most picturesque villages is the award winning 14th Century Inn, The Masons Arms.
The Inn’s unspoilt bar boasts ships beams, slate floors and stone walls much as it would have been two hundred years ago. The huge central log fireplace is used to spit roast joints of meat several times a week.
Five real ales are always available and usually consist of several that are locally brewed by the Branscombe Vale Brewery together with a choice of lagers and cider.
The Masons Arms has an extensive menu, accompanied by several daily specials, that can be enjoyed in our waiter-serviced (evenings only) Restaurant, cosy Bar area or weather permitting outside in our peaceful village surroundings.
The Fountain Head – Street, Branscombe, EX12 3BG, tel:01297 680359
Welcome to our 14th Century pub serving traditional, award winning real ales from the Branscombe Vale Brewery and good old fashioned cooking!
There are not many pubs left like the Fountain. An open log fire, slate flags on the floor and home cooked food at prices that won’t break the bank.
There are outside tables where you can enjoy your meal, or if the weather is poor, you can eat inside by the open fire.
Serving food 12 to 2 and 6.30 to 9 every day.