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Great pub great staff highly recommend by the canal lovely atmosphere great prices plenty of drinks... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
blobster68
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Cracking Pub

Went here last week after my mate at work had gone on about it for ages. Have to say its a great... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2018
Nick P
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| Kingston Row, Cambrian Wharfe, Birmingham B1 2NU, England
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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Great pub great staff highly recommend by the canal lovely atmosphere great prices plenty of drinks to choose from

Thank blobster68
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Went here last week after my mate at work had gone on about it for ages. Have to say its a great pub. Did the quiz which was interesting and well run. Beer was excellent and the place had a really nice atmosphere, lively without...More

Thank Nick P
Reviewed March 6, 2018

This venue is under danger of closure. The owner developer has applied to planning to have it razed and put a 12 storey block of 66 flats and issued notice to the publican. Make the most of this venue for within 6 months it threatens...More

1  Thank Ted H
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Great staff... Great gigs..... Great atmosphere..... Everything you want in a good pub, best place to drink in Birmingham :-)

Thank Fran P
Reviewed February 8, 2018

Great little spot not far from the NIA and Brindley Place. This place is ideal in the summer - nice canal side position, friendly staff and reasonable prices. This place is also so important for the city and the local music scene. I have attended...More

Thank Guesty22
Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

Visited for first time and I will be back...Nice pub with good atmosphere...I have been drinking up Brum for years and never been here despite hearing about it probably because it's tucked away...but now ive found it im sure it will become a regular haunt.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

The flapper is such a lovely place, it's home away from home! I've been drinking there for what seems like a lifetime the staff are amazing and the atmosphere is amazing! Not to mention the cocktails are amazing! Would recommend to anyone!!! 😘😘😘

Thank Christina C
Reviewed December 22, 2017

To explain what The Flapper means, I'm going to tell a story about the night Eddies number 8 burnt down. I was DJing that night and when I went back with the other staff the next day, one of the attending police officers asked me...More

2  Thank Phil W
Reviewed December 20, 2017

Brilliant place with huge beer garden, pool tables, pinballs and gaming machines. Separate gig room sporting live bands/open mic on most days of the week. Friendly bar staff and customers, with a decently priced, varied selection of beers.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

Independent rick venue, friendly (Karl is particularly ace!), good vibe, pool tables, good beer... what more can you say!? A true hidden gem in the heart of the city!

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