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Custard Factory

The Custard Factory Gibb Street | Digbeth, Birmingham B9 4AA, England
+44 121 224 7777
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Not what I expected

Not sure what I expected but it’s a bit disappointing. There’s a bar and cinema with a mock tardis... read more

Reviewed yesterday
albeback1
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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Strange place

I believe it was the old birds custard factory. We expected a lot more but found it a bit... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
IAN O
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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This premier arts center was created with young people in mind, which offers music studios for jazz, drama, dance and crafts along with shops, cafés and trendy restaurants.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good40%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“graffiti art” (4 reviews)
“beer festival” (3 reviews)
“sample sale” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
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The Custard Factory Gibb Street | Digbeth, Birmingham B9 4AA, England
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+44 121 224 7777
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not sure what I expected but it’s a bit disappointing. There’s a bar and cinema with a mock tardis outside and not a lot more.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I believe it was the old birds custard factory. We expected a lot more but found it a bit disappointing compared to are other areas we went in Birmingham. A great statue near the entrance though.

Thank IAN O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking forward to walking around some unique unusual shops and looking forward to buying something different. Nope! Unless you want to buy DJ equipment or skater wear then dont bother... Wheres the vintage shops? We walked around in 5 minutes and left... Yes its...More

Thank Emma F
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

I really liked the Custard Factory... From its Birds Custard history to its Car Park with crushed car wall and street art, and its eclectic parade of shops and cafe's, The Custard Factory just had a hip appeal that I liked. The HiFi Shop 'Audio...More

Thank Roberts69
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Went last Saturday, when booking tickets we had to select a 2 hour slot for the visit so selected 4pm - 6 pm. Unfortunately, there does not seem to be any system in place to move on the people who had booked the previous time...More

Thank 855sue
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Clearly I am getting old... as years back I would have got excited about events such as "Rock Fest" or "Beer Fest".... so to look forward to something called "Cheese Fest" suggests I have reached previously unexplored levels of sadness in my life. Based in...More

1  Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

I can only comment on the Beer Festival, this is a very large building split into smaller factory outlets. The outlet for the Birmingham Beer Festival was way to small thus limiting the amount of beers on show, the seating area was far to small...More

2  Thank Covbaggie
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We like the custard factory as it's got a lot going on with some interesting sculpture . We were attending the beer festival so it was busy and it had a good vibe...if the festival was not on I think it would have been empty...such...More

Thank oakley 56
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

I'm not really into gaming or 'tech' so I was not sure what to expect from this visit. However, I was not disappointed and the hour we spent in a VR world blew me away. Highly recommended ......and I challenge anyone to 'do the plank'...More

Thank ianm00dy
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Didn't like the looks of the place but warmed to it as the day and the quality of the beer won me round.

Thank Brian M
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Leigh G
4 April 2017|
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Response from big-blue-eyes | Reviewed this property |
There is a carpark just down the road from the custard factory on Heath Mill Lane.
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