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A must for Real Ale drinkers

Good old fashioned pub with friendly atmosphere. Excellent and varied ales on tap to suit all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephen A
via mobile

We have been here several times over the years lovely place to visit always welcoming nice views... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emma B
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Church Road, Birmingham B46 2LB, England
+44 1675 481205
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good old fashioned pub with friendly atmosphere. Excellent and varied ales on tap to suit all tastes. Lovely outlook at back of pub especially on a sunny evening.

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here several times over the years lovely place to visit always welcoming nice views over the countryside coming from a city gets you out and about

Thank Emma B
Reviewed August 21, 2018

I have been coming here, when in the UK, for years and years. Food served at lunchtime is, in truth, nothing special and, as others have pointed out, there is no food in the evening although you can get a good pork pie! The beer,...More

Thank DrSL
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Four of us ate here last Friday afternoon. Drinks were fine, ales were nice and Cornish Rattler was also a nice surprise. My friend and I a big fan of Lasagne but prefer a good, firm block of Lasagne, not a runny 'splat' as some...More

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Reviewed July 31, 2018

Well we read the reviews on this pub and they are outstanding. DO NOTE THEY DO NOT SERVE FOOD IN THE EVENINGS!!!! Such a shame but thats how it is and they gave us a recommendation for The Plough just down the road and thats...More

Thank MartinLittle2013
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

I visit this pub infrequently but consider it my regular and it has been for over 20 years. If you like great real ale, quiet friendly adult conversation, dogs, good pub grub, (especially the cheese and pork pies), real fires, olde worlde charm then you’ll...More

Thank Phil S
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Dropped in for lunch whilst in the area. What a find! Just like a pub should be, pleased not to be surrounded by TV's. Obviously very popular because later arrivals struggled to find a free table. I had the mixed ploughmans and my wife had...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed July 1, 2018

a real old fashioned pub which i have visited regulally for years great beer no music no tv great atmosphere one problem is dogs well there owners why do people with dogs think every one else loves them i know of two couples that like...More

Thank zep108
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped of for lunch at the Griffin today , we started of with two gin and tonics we struggled to choose which one to have as the selection is great. We then had two ploughmans salads which I have to say...More

Thank Russ W
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

Regularly ride my "moped" out to the Griffin to enjoy great beer,freindly staff and a good atmosphere, real fires on cold nights make this a proper pub!

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