A BOSCOMBE bar has been shortlisted for three prizes at the Great National Pub Awards.

Chaplin's & Cellar Bar are into the finals for the UK's Best Entertainment, Best Community and for the first time, the Best Cider Pub/Bar.

The pub has taken part in the Morning Advertiser’s Great British Pub Awards for the past four years, previously winning Best Community Pub South-West 2014.

They also won the Best Entertainment Pub South West 2014, Best Community Pub 2015 and were finalists in both Best Community Pub and Best Entertainment Pub in 2016.

The application takes place over three rounds, the first two being completed online by the pub and the third being a visit and examination by one of the competition's judges.

The finals take place on September 7 at the Hilton Hotel in London.