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The Strawberry Bank

$$ - $$$British, ,
72 Main Road, Meriden, Solihull, England
+44 1676 522117
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (13 reviews)
“curry” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. Hours
British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
72 Main Road, Meriden, Solihull, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A lunchtime first visit to this lovely pub/restaurant, there were about eight of us and we mostly went for the Christmas menu of either two or three courses, food was very good, small problem with the drinks was sorted without fuss. Staff were friendly and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank reidmail
Nick W, General Manager at The Strawberry Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi reidmail, Thanks for your review and kind words, we are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again some time soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Strawberry Bank was the venue for one of our corporate functions. Lovely spacious room and the food and service were both excellent! Would recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SonjaJeffery
Nick W, General Manager at The Strawberry Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello SonjaJeffery, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your stay. I am so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Hopefully we will see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel during a business trip at NEC. for which this is a great location if you have a car. Very pleasant helpful staff, good breakfast and evening meal. Would definitely use again if returning to area.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Keniron
Nick W, General Manager at The Strawberry Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Keniron, Thanks for your review, its great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. See you sometime again in the future hopefully.

Reviewed October 26, 2018

Food is always of a high standard whenever a go for lunch, the venue has nice décor and a friendly service is provided.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Vincenzo_Cristiano
Nick W, General Manager at The Strawberry Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Vincenzo_Cristiano, Thanks for taking time to write a review and thanks for your continued support. I am so pleased to hear that you enjoy coming to the strawberry bank, see you next time!

Reviewed October 19, 2018

There are two 'foodie/gastro' pubs opposite each other. We visited the 'other one' but they were too busy so we visited Strawberry Bank and weren't disappointed. Food quality and the choice was good and the young waitress was very good.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ChrisR169
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

I stayed in Meriden for a business trip and had dinner with a colleague. Nice place and we got full attention of the waiter as we were the first guests this evening. We ordered burgers and some side dishes. The burgers came fast and simultaneously....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Markus M
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Went for lunch phoned to see if i needed to book a table, they said yes, so i booked table for 4 we arrived early went into bar for a drink, loud music could not have a conversation,glass of cheap wine £6.80, we looked at...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Colin L
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Had a good Roast Dinner in this very pleasant restaurant. The outlook is good in the conservatory overlooking the garden. This is an ideal place for large family gatherings and for children. Only two things let it down for us - they advertise set prices...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank biga40
Nick W, General Manager at The Strawberry Bank, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Good Evening Biga40. Thank you for your review, we appreciate your comments and glad that you enjoyed the roast dinner. The prices are stipulated on the menu, but I understand your views, the music is set at a level that is suitable at most times,...More

Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch. Have to say the most annoying thing about the Sunday lunch is that it's advertised as £17 for 3 courses but half of the meat selection has a £2 to £6 supplement charge added. I had pork which is described as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Stuart P
Nick W, General Manager at The Strawberry Bank, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Good Evening Stuart P. I appreciate your comments and we price are menu accordingly, we add the supplements as it is priced as a set menu, and feel it is more manageable this way. We have taken your comments on board regarding the food and...More

Reviewed September 7, 2018

We visited this restaurant for a Sunday lunch. We had an 'average' experience. The food was quite dry and the dessert had a hair in it. The waitress changed the dessert when this was pointed out.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DaBaMa
Nick W, General Manager at The Strawberry Bank, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Good Evening DaBaMa, We are sorry to know that you did not enjoy your experience with us, our team are trained to look after you and see to all needs, and I am glad to know that the dessert was replaced for you, however I...More

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Colin L
September 27, 2018|
Response from Herbert532 | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes there is access to disable toilets
Charles K
February 10, 2015|
Response from romancer53 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there is heating in the rooms but it would be too cold to sit outside during March. They don't have sunbeds.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Main Road, Meriden, Solihull, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Solihull  >  Meriden
  • Phone Number: +44 1676 522117
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The Strawberry Bank is a modern styled drinking and eating destination in Meriden, Solihull. With our stunning surroundings, relaxed decor and friendly team, we invite you to enjoy the newly refurbished interior with a leisurely drink from our extensive selection in the pub or dine from our range of classic meals in the Restaurant. We also boast an exclusive function room that can be tailored for Weddings, Conferences and other Events to suit your individual needs as well as, 55 bedrooms in The Strawberry Bank Hotel. So whether you are looking for somewhere to enjoy drinks with friends, somewhere to celebrate that special occasion or simply want to be cooked for, come and visit The Strawberry Bank.
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