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Pineapples

Welcome to the Urban Guild. My venues are nothing without you. You lovely humans bring them to life, animate them and create the soul that ensures people love to return. Thank you. Before we find out more about each other, let me just run through how it all began...

In 1997 I finished studying my degree in Leisure Management, threw a backpack over my shoulder and went off to see the world. Wherever I travelled - Asia, Australasia and the Caribbean - I found that people of every nationality pretty much loved the same thing...

A big smile, time spent with family or friends, some food, a drink and a place to sleep.

Over two years the kindness, friendliness, optimism, love of life attitude and memories created by hundreds of random points of human contact carved my destiny for a life in hospitality.

Back in England I headed to London to continue my adventure. With an eclectic mix of cultures, incredible energy and lust for life where anything is possible, London further inspired my love of smiles and the diversity of humanity.

In 2005 with dreams of a family and longing for the sea, it was time to head back to my hometown, Bournemouth. But it was impossible to find bars, restaurants and hotels that matched the optimism of life on the road, the big grins, flip flops, happy teams and happy customers. Where was the inspired, energetic, creative environment where the wonders of people and the world could be embraced and shared every day?

And that’s how it started. I built it. The design, decadence and quality of London meets the relaxed grin of feeling the sand and sea between your toes...

Urban Beach was born.

Now, with a restaurant, cafe, bar, craft beer and farm thrown into the mix, the Urban Guild is very much established, we even have a loyalty card. I don’t know where the adventure will take us next, but I do know people, smiles and hospitality will be at its heart.Mark Cribb - Owner
Owner

Pineapples? Click here to learn why.

Meet Jasper, we think he’s the duck’s nuts. If you meet him at one of our establishments be sure to say hello. He’s also known for giving great hugs – well OK, great licks.

Urban Guild

Visit.

It may just be for a cup of coffee or a few days getaway.

Make a booking here

Jenkins
& Sons

nourish.

Meat & fish, cooked over charcoal paired with the very finest British craft beers

Urban
Reef

share.

Beach front bar, cafe & restaurant with the very best food & views in the South

Urban
Beach

embrace.

Boutique hotel, cocktail bar & bistro. The original, the inspiration. Often copied, never matched

The Wood
Oven

Cooking with fire

Wood-fired takeaway pizza & slow cooked meats overlooking the sea on Boscombe beach

A BIG SMILE, TIME SPENT WITH FAMILY OR FRIENDS,
SOME FOOD AND A PLACE TO SLEEP.

Offers & vouchers

EXCEPTIONAL GIFTS & SPECIALS

Urban Guild - Hug Club


Our loyalty scheme gives great hugs.
Earn points at all our lovely places
Find out more
 

Purchased vouchers and offers will be emailed to you and will show in the 'my offers' section of the Web site once you log in or create an account. From here you can either print the vouchers or 'gift' to a friend via email.

If you need any help please email hello@urbanguild.co.uk and we'll be in touch pronto.Vouchers can also be purchased by visiting any of our venues.

Click here for all offers

GIN MONTH: 2 FOR 1 G&Ts AT J&S   -   Jenkins & Sons £0.50
26 Remaining

Choose any one of our TWENTY gins for your G&T and with this 50p voucher, you can get another one free. Valid at J&S for g...
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CELEBRATE CRAFT BEER - HALF PRICE FLIGHT   -   Jenkins & Sons £2.50
12 Remaining

We're passionate about local British craft beer at J&S. To to give you chance to try three lovely sups, grab a half-price...
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SPARKLING BANK HOLIDAY SUNDAY   -   Urban Beach £24.00
10 Remaining

Yay it's a Bank Holiday weekend, that means no Sunday afternoon pre-work slump! Instead celebrate Sunday like a superstar and...
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HUG CLUB CARD   -   All Venues £10.00

It's a loyalty, thank you very much thing. We've tried to keep things simple. In a nutshell, the more you visit us, the...
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£10 GIFT VOUCHER   -   All Venues £10.00

It's like actual 'Urban Money'. You can buy food, drink or even a hotel room with it at any of our venues. Enjoy x
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£15 GIFT VOUCHER   -   All Venues £15.00

It's like actual 'Urban Money'. You can buy food, drink or even a hotel room with it at any of our venues. Enjoy x
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BIG GRINS, FLIP FLOPS, HAPPY STAFF AND
HAPPY CUSTOMERS, IN INSPIRED, ENERGETIC
ENVIRONMENTS.

Smile A Difference.

The people responsible for serving up our positive hospitality.

Contact us

You can book a table or room by clicking on 'visit' in the menu above and then the venue you're after. If you have a general Urban Guild enquiry please feel free to pop it below.

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