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The Lamp Tavern

157 Barford Street | Highgate, Birmingham B5 6AH, England
+44 121 622 2599
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Best in Brum

Still the best pub for real ales in Birmingham by a country mile. 5 excellent real ales... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Proper Pub

This is a Good pub tucked away in a backstreet, very welcoming, a good range of beers and very... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
157 Barford Street | Highgate, Birmingham B5 6AH, England
+44 121 622 2599
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Still the best pub for real ales in Birmingham by a country mile. 5 excellent real ales available each day. Friendly regulars, brilliant landlord who knows how to keep good ales & good pub. A great relaxing gem of a pub.

Thank sportybirmingham
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

This is a Good pub tucked away in a backstreet, very welcoming, a good range of beers and very friendly clientele

Thank RichardPNuttall
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I had a few drinks in this pub many times as i walk from my hotel in to the city its a very nice pint and thay do put food out even the customers are very friendly

1  Thank andybate1967
Reviewed 18 February 2017

To me the best pub in Birmingham & to those that like excellent real ale, it can’t be beaten. Also the best place for Guinness in Birmingham too & the only Stanway outlet too. A quiet back street pub just off the main road, served...More

1  Thank sportybirmingham
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Nice little back street pub,with a good selection of real ales and a proper local feel to it,,there was a function room at the back and we were told about the folk band playing by one of the locals,but we were only popping in for...More

Thank Erniesverdict
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Still a great place to visit & finish off any day at. Great landlord, friendly regulars. Chilled out back ground music. Complimentary snacks, such as cobs & pork pies provided a few times a week. Still the best pub for real ale in Birmingham, quality...More

1  Thank sportybirmingham
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We finally came here after hearing about the Lamp for years and thinking it was a bit of an urban legend. What a place! It's off the beaten track. We walked in from a freezing cold night in Digbeth and it was like we just...More

1  Thank lost_travellers_club
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

I probably pay this pub a visit 4 - 5 times a year and it's always a pleasure. There's obviously the regulars who use this place but they are always friendly and happy to strike up a conversation. The owner's a lovely Irish chap and...More

Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 28 April 2016

An odd little pub, but a welcome great and great selection of ales. Handy stop off between other pubs and very pleasurable.

Thank Doug T
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Have visited here several times on our pub crawls around Birmingham. there is always a warm welcome from Eddy the licensee. There are always real ales on tap and recently ales brewed in a local micro-brewery. The pub itself is more like a living room...More

Thank carlpietrzak
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Colin W
26 September 2017|
Response from RichardPNuttall | Reviewed this property |
Close at 11 not sure what time they open would suggest there open by 12