COOL LAGERS, LOCAL BEERS, AWARD WINNING COCKTAILS AND FINE WINES
Our buzzing bar is the perfect place to unwind, spend time with friends or get mixing your favourite tipple.
Drink it all in
Here at the Urban Beach we love to create a fresh and exuberant experience for you, our fairest of patrons. Within the bar of our beach home we have an unwavering quest for excellence and wish only to share the joy of creativity and passion of our trade.
We are as obsessed by amazing beverages & cocktails as we are amazing food. We try to move our drinks with the seasons. Reworking and revamping mother nature’s gifts into some purely luxurious cocktails and smoothies. We craft our own version of the quintessential summer cocktail, the Pimms and lemonade… coax out the sun with our homemade iced tea and tailor-made mojitos. The winter warming classics of mulled wine and spiced cider are given an Urban twist, along with many other in-house creations.
We take pride in our evolving our substantial cocktail menu as well as our unique selection of spirits and wines. It is important for us to source our products locally, such as English craft beers and local gins. Our award winning Bloody Mary is a marvel to behold and will wash away a plethora of sin. We adorn our bar with a host of strange and mystical looking vessels that embody our ‘homemade’ ethics.
Our most valued opinions are yours and with personal mixologists who love nothing more than to dazzle and tantalise your taste buds, we can be sure to find a liquid refreshment to suit your every need. So whatever your tipple, be it alcoholic or not… we assure you it shall be intoxicating.
We close our Hotel Bar at 11pm. This is to create the perfect, tranquil surroundings that our boutique hotel inspires, so all our lovely guests get a good night’s sleep. Our building is quirky, bijou and Victorian and soundproofing was not a consideration 100 years ago, so we try and be a tad quieter after sundown.
Our wine list
El Zafiro Blanco, Spain. 125ml: 3.50 | 175ml: 4.75 | 250ml: 6.5 | 750ml: 19
Spanish blend, light and easy drinking.
Catarratto Pinot Grigio Il Barco, Italy.125ml: 3.75 | 175ml: 5 | 250ml: 7 | 750ml: 20.5
Italian staple, pear & apple flavours.
Chenin Blanc Backsberg, South Africa. 125ml: 4.25 | 175ml: 5.75 | 250ml: 8 | 750ml: 23
Lemony crispness and green apple fruit flavours.
Pecorino Tor del Colle, Italy. 125ml: 4.5 | 175ml: 6 | 250ml: 8.5 | 750ml: 24
Trendy new Italian varietal, grapefruit, pear and peach flavours.
Sauvignon Turning Heads New Zealand. 125ml: 5 | 175ml: 6.75 | 250ml: 9.5 | 750ml: 27
Benchmark Marlborough Sauvignon, tropical fruit & gooseberry.
Picpoul Sel et Sable France 750ml: 26
Southern France’s partner to seafood, crisp & fresh.
Condes Albarino Spain. 750ml: 31
Northern Spain’s famous white.
Chono Chardonnay Chile. 750ml: 31
Rich & buttery Chardonnay, pineapple & banana notes.
Chablis Domaine Gautheron France. 750ml: 38
5th generation family producer, crisp & complex with mineral and citrus fruit flavours
Pinot Grigio Rose Antini Italy. 125ml: 3.75 | 175ml: 5 | 250ml: 7 | 750ml: 20.5
Uncomplicated light rosé, light raspberry flavour.
Rose d’ Anjou Bougrier, France. 125ml: 4.5 | 175ml: 6 | 250ml: 8 | 750ml: 23.5
Hint of sweetness, full berry flavour.
Croix D’Or Rosé Pinot Noir France. 750ml: 25
Pale pink, summer in a glass!
Meridia Sangiovese Italy. 125ml: 3.5 | 175ml: 4.75 | 250ml: 6.5 | 750ml: 19
Medium body, easy drinking Italian, plummy.
La Vigneau Merlot France. 125ml: 4 | 175ml: 5.5 | 250ml: 7.5 | 750ml: 22
Soft tannins, smooth, blackcurrant fruit.
Carignan VV France. 125ml 4.25 | 175ml: 6 | 250ml: 8.25 | 750ml: 23.5
Old vine French varietal, medium tannins, dark cherry.
La Playa Shiraz Chile. 125ml 4.5 | 175ml: 6 | 250ml: 8.5 | 750ml: 24
Peppery, spiced berry flavour, great with Sunday roast!
Whale Point Pinot Australia.125ml 4.5 | 175ml: 6 | 250ml: 8.5 | 750ml: 24
Light bodied, little smokey edge, cherry & raspberry.
Avanti Malbec Argentina.125ml 5 | 175ml: 6.75 | 250ml: 9.5 | 750ml: 27
Argentinian staple, full bodied, dark chocolate. Steak!
Azabache Crianza Spain. 750ml: 26.5
Spanish icon, rich & full bodied. Long, complex finish.
Geoff Merill Shiraz Australia. 750ml: 29.5
Classic Aussie, peppery spice, full bodied.
Viento Aliseo Cabernet Graciano Spain. 750ml: 32
Bio-dynamic, vanilla notes with rich, soft tannins.
Gachon St Emilion France. 750ml: 36
Bordeaux blend, smooth, medium body, cassis fruit.
Borgo Del Col Alto Italy. 125ml: 5.25 | 750ml: 28
Classic Italian sparkler, citrus with hint of sweetness.
Heritage Pinot Nero Rosé England. 750ml: 32
Summer in a glass, light berry flavours.
Hattingley Valley Classic Cuvée, Hampshire. 750ml: 45
One of England’s finest Champagne beaters!
Lenoble Blanc de Blancs France. 750ml: 55
Famous French fizz, crisp, full flavour. Always worth spending the extra on!
Sauvignon Blanc `Late Harvest` La Playa, Chile. 375ml: 22
Honey & tropical fruit, great with cheese as well as desserts.
Draught – Beer
Freedom Four Lager 4% – 4.4
A refreshing light pale lager. This session lager is made in England
Urban Guild Craft Lager 4% – 4.3
Brewed for the Urban Guild
Estrella 4.6% – 5.1
Our most popular lager ‘cerveza’, right out of Barcelona. We love it and so will you. Perfect beer for those sunny days. Hints of honey and citrus, with a crisp and clean finish
Hop House 13 5% – 4.8
Named after a hop store from the early 1900’s this is a double-hopped lager made from Irish barley. Fruity, floral and hoppy.
Guinness 4.3% – 5.2
Often copied, never bettered. An Irish stout that’s velvety, smooth & inviting
Cocksure Amber Session 3.9% – 4.7
A well rounded, citrus & pine flavour with spicy aroma
Tregonwell 5% – 4.3
Our very own ale in association with Cocksure Brewery is citrusy, hoppy and refreshing. Only found in Urban Guild venues.
Devon Red 4.5%- 4.2
Sandford Orchards makes this quaffable and light balanced cider from red apples grown on their farm in Devon. The sweeter of our ciders.
Black Rat 4.8% – 4.3
An award winning Somerset cider, we are proud to have this newly listed across the Guild.
Peroni GF 5.1% Italy 330ml 3.8
Brewdog Punk IPA 5.6% 4.75
Wild beer Fresh 330ml can 5.5% 4.5
Wild Beer Madness IPA 330ml can 6.8% 4.95
Annings Fruit Cider 4% Devon 500ml 5
Erdinger Isotonic 0% Germany 500ml 4.2
‘Be aware very lively beer, pour with caution.’
Smugglers and Pioneers (Our very own ale collection) 4.5
Various craft ales throughout the year.
Have it in our twist on a Cosmo (the Cosmologist), a spicy Bloody Mary, with lime and lemonade, shaken in a Martini a la James Bond or as a nice crisp shot to get the night going!
Ketel One – 3.5
A great vodka from Holland, still made and owned by the Nolet family who taste every batch before it’s bottled.
Chase Vodka is made with only two ingredients: potatoes from their own farm and water from their bore hole, making it the only true Single-Estate spirit in the UK.
Dorset Black Cow Vodka- 3.3
Made in West Dorset from cow’s milk, this has a lovely creamy texture and makes for a deliciously different accompaniment to our cheese board.
Have an easy Gin and Juice, a refreshing Gin Fizz, a stirred Martini or something from our Gin and Tonic Menu.
Tanqueray 43.1% – 3.4
This is a real benchmark London Dry Gin, juniper up front with well-balanced, spicy backbone.
Bathtub Gin 43.3% – 3.8
Made using the traditional method of cold compounding with ingredients including juniper, orange peel, coriander, cinnamon, cloves and cardamom.
Conker (Dorset Dry®) 40% – 3.8
Conker is Dorset’s first gin distillery made in Southbourne by our friend Rupert, using ten select botanicals with notes of elderberry, samphire and handpicked gorse flowers.
Lilliput (Dorset) 40% – 5
A Mediterranean style gin distilled on the Dorset coast with hints of rosemary, basil, thyme and olives
Mermaids Gin (Isle of Wight) 42% – 4.9
A small-batch gin using 10 botanicals including locally foraged rock samphire & elderflower.
There’s more than just Mojitos! Have a Cuba Libre, a spicy Dark & Stormy, a refreshing Daiquiri or chill out with a nice sipping rum.
Pampero Blanco 37.5% – 3.4
Our house white rum, from Venezuela, smooth and chocolatey. Aged for at least 2 years in oak casks, producing the sweet flavour. It is absolute magic in a Mojito.
Rumbullion 42.6% – 4.0
This has got to be our favourite spiced rum of all time, starting with the look of the bottle and then the flavours of Madagascan vanilla, zesty orange peel and hints of cinnamon, cloves and cardamom – it’s a great product.
Diplomatico Exclusiva 40% – 5.2
A little bottle full of subtle flavours and winner of over 27 awards.
Koko Kanu 37.5 % – 3.1
This is a full strength coconut rum from Jamaica. Have it with a squeeze of lime and some pineapple juice for summertime in a glass.
Ron Zacapa Solera 23 40% 5.9
Made in Guatemala and aged using a Solera System. This is a silky smooth blend of 6 to 23 year old rums that is best sipped neat.
Plantation Pineapple 40%- 4
A fantastic treat from the plantation range, originally created by cellar master Alexander Gabriel and drinks historian Dave Wondrich. In order to create this fantastic rum, they infuse the rhyns of Queen Victoria pineapples and infuse the fruit of the pineapple in dark rum. Then married and left to age in casks for 3 months, named after Reverend Stiggins.
Tequila & Mezcal
Tequila is good for you! (it is, Google it) Whether an uplifting shot, a tangy Margarita, a TNT (with tonic) or a Paloma, tequila never fails to get the party started.
Espolὸn Reposado 40% – 3.5
This award winning tequila is aged in charred American oak barrels to give it a complex finish reminiscent of a bourbon style ageing. We recommend it in a Margarita.
Herradura Reposado 4.5
Aged for 11 months in ex bourbon casks this is a great example of a gold tequila. A beautiful balance of vanilla and honey with some citrus notes and a little pepper.
Don Julio Anejo 6
With aromas of grapefruit and mandarin and notes of honey and butterscotch this is a fine spirit that begs to be sipped and savoured at the end of a good night.
Whisky, Whiskey and Bourbon
We love all our spirits but it’s safe to say that Whisky is our favourite here at Urban Beach. We keep an expression from each of the main regions of Scotland on the shelf as well as a choice few from around the world. Great with ginger ale or soda, in a Whisky Sour, neat with a good steak or cheese board or stirred with ice in an Old Fashioned.
Johnnie Walker Black Label 40%- 3.4
A blend of around 40 whiskies of 12 years or older, this was created to represent the very best from all corners of Scotland.
Bulleit Bourbon 45%- 3.5
Crafted in small batches, this Kentucky straight Bourbon has loads of vanilla sweetness and a nice spicy rye backbone.
Bulleit Rye 45%- 4.6
With a mashbill of 95% rye & 5% malted barley, it’s produced in small batches. An absolutely stunning rye.
Balentines Scotch 40%- 3.3
They have some of the world’s most impressive stocks of aged scotch and have been using the same recipe for over 100 years. Slightly sweet with a touch of vanilla it’s great for mixing.
A nice snifter to warm you up on a cold day, a fresh Sidecar or a Brandy Alexander as a delicious dessert.
H by Hine – 3.5
The Hine story begins in Dorset where the family lived before Thomas Hine travelled to the Jarnac region.This is a floral and fruity VSOP
Olivier Tibley XO –6.1
From the Cognac OT range, created by former footballer Olivier Tibley. Thick rich notes of dried fruit, into vegetable notes and chopped herbs.
Cardenal Mendoza – 5
Aged using a Solera system, this Spanish brandy has an average age of 15 years. It’s sweet, raisiny and smooth.
Barsol – 3.2
This Peruvian pisco is floral and fruity with a nice hint of spice. Makes a cracking Pisco Sour.
This list is our take some of your favourites. Whether you want an elegant classic or a gaudy disco drink, we have just the thing for you. These drinks stay fairly close to the recipes you know but we’ve added a few little touches to make them our own. Not sure what you want? Have a chat with your bartender and we’ll come up with something that’s just right for you!
These drinks need no explanation. They are simple yet complex. These are the drinks we love to drink and the ones we love to make! As usual we’ve put our own little twist on these to make them truly ours.
Gin is different. A British invention on a Dutch spirit, Genever.
English Garden 8.5
Tanqueray Gin, Elderflower Liqueur, Apple, Cucumber, Mint, Sugar Syrup
Tom Collins 7.5
Conker Gin, Lemon, Sugar Syrup, Soda
Urban Pomm’s 7.5
J&S secret Pomm’s mix, Lemonade, Elderflower, Chambord, Lots of Fruit
Tanqueray Gin, Sweet Vermouth, Campari
Violette liqueur, Gin, Maraschino liqueur, Lemon
Basil Martini 8.5
Gin, Basil, lime, sugar
The origin of vodka is a matter of great controversy between Russia & Poland
Espresso Martini 8.5
Black Cow, Expre Coffee liqueur, Espresso, Mozart Sugar syrup
Urban Cosmologist 8
Ketel one orange, Ketel one citroen, homemade Cranberry vermouth, Lime
Urban Mary 7.5
Ketel one, Homemade Spice mix, Tomato juice, a squeeze of Lemon
French Martini 7.5
Ketel one, Chambord, Pineapple juice
This is the liquid responsible for fuelling the navy for 300 years
White Rum, a squeeze of Lime, Sugar Syrup
Fruit Daiquiri 9
White Rum, Lime Juice, choice of fruit, Sugar Syrup
White Rum, a handful of Fresh Mint, a squeeze of Lime, Sugar Syrup
Leblon Cachaça, Lime Juice, Sugar Syrup
Pina Colada 9.5
Coconut Rum, pineapple juice, coconut cream
Dark & Stormy 7.5
Gosling’s Black Seal, Ginger Beer, Lime Juice
WHISKY & WHISKEY
Scottish, American or Irish…Which is your tipple?
Old Fashioned 8.5
Bulliet Rye, Brown Sugar, Bitters, Orange Zest
Mint Julep 9
Bulliet Bourbon whisky, mint, sugar
El Jimador Tequila, Orange Liqueur, Lime Juice, Sugar Syrup
2 for 1 Cocktails
(Get ’em from 5-7pm with your Hug Club card)
These drinks are a bit more of a departure from their namesakes. They are tasty, fun and 2 for 1 between 5 and 7pm Sunday to Friday, for hug club card holders!
Conker Gin, Lemon, Sugar Syrup, Soda
Ketel one, Orange liqueur, Cranberry, Lime, Sugar syrup
Aperol, Prosecco, Orange
White Rum, a squeeze of Lime, Sugar Syrup
J&S secret Pomm’s mix, Lemonade, Elderflower, Chambord, Lots of Fruit
Ketel one vodka, Pineapple juice, Chambord
We have loads more categories of drinks in our full cocktail menu including; ‘In the Summer time’, ‘Tom Cruz’, ‘Bartender’s Choice’ and our new Mocktails. There’s too many to list here but pop in and check ’em out for yourself. Love you x
Coke (‘Sugar Tax’ included) 2.3
Diet Coke/Lemonade 2.2
Lime and Soda/Elderflower and Soda 1.8
Fresh Orange Juice/Hill Farm Cloudy Apple Juice 2.9
Cranberry Juice/Pineapple Juice/Grapefruit Juice 2.5
Fever Tree Tonic/ Low Cal/ Bitter Lemon/ Ginger Ale 1.8
Old Jamaica Ginger Beer 1.6
Homemade Lemonade 2.9
Fresh lemon juice, sugar and still or sparkling water.
This coffee is epic. It will make your day better. You’ll find it easier to open your eyes, easier to talk to people, easier to tolerate nonsense. Really, it should be prescribed on the NHS. You won’t find it anywhere else. It’s better than Fair Trade. It’s a single estate bean from a small farm in El Salvador. It’s so good we bought the lot.
Espresso 2.3 Our own exclusive blend.
Macchiato 2.6 An espresso ‘marked’ with steamed milk.
Americano 2.8 Espresso lengthened with hot water.
Latte 2.8 Silky milk with a thin cap of foam.
Cappuccino 2.8 Milk stretched with steam for a lighter texture.
Hot Chocolate 2.8 Organic and Fair Trade with marshmallows.
Dorset Tea 2 Dorset Tea/Earl Grey/Green/Wild About Mint/ Foraged Fruit/ Ginger & Sunshine Lemon
Open seven days a week
Breakfast daily 8.00am - 11.30am Food served 12.00pm - 10.00pm Bar closes at 11.00pm
Breakfast daily 8.00am - 11.30am
Food served 12.00pm - 10.00pm
Bar closes at 11.00pm
Whether you're popping in for a Sunday lunch with family, a bite to eat with friends or a romantic dinner for two, you can book a table or a room with us.
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