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The Strawberry Bank

$$ - $$$British, ,
72 Main Road, Meriden, Solihull, England
+44 1676 522117
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“tartare” (3 reviews)
“pork belly” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.All hours
British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
72 Main Road, Meriden, Solihull, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

First of all I must say that the serving staff were very good, polite & cheerful. The food did not match up though. I ordered fish & chips - can't go wrong I thought. I may be wrong but I thought the chips were perhaps...More

Thank paulkQ7664RR
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite visiting on many occasions for a few drinks, we have never eaten here. However an impromptu evening meal left us feeling very satisfied and extremely pleased with the standard of food and service. The food is good proper pub grub and with plenty of...More

Thank Lurcie
Nick W, Manager at The Strawberry Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Good Evening Lurcie Thank you for your lovely review, and its great to hear that you decided to dine with us and we are happy that you had a enjoyable experience, we do pride ourselves in being able to give a warm friendly service and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the food is good and wholesome, the guy working on the evening we visit d would insist on turning the music up so our table of four had to raise our voices to just talk to each otherMore

Thank Karin B
Nick W, Manager at The Strawberry Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Evening Karin, Thank you for your review, we appreciate your positive comments, and apologise that you feel the music was too loud, at busier times the music is increased, however if requested this can be reviewed and altered, we are aware that in certain...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In hindsight I shouldn't have eaten in the hotel or more specifically not chosen a fillet steak. I saw a couple of the burgers coming out and they looked ok.

Thank DrewF2307
Nick W, Manager at The Strawberry Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Evening Drew, Thank you for the review, we are disappointed that you were not satisfied with your meal, we would have been happy to change this for you upon request, the burgers are always a popular choice. Regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went here with two friends for dinner on Monday night, it was our first visit. The bar was packed and very noisy, this was probably due to an event taking place at the NEC which is nearby. The restaurant is very...More

2  Thank Merlin68
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Booked a table for eight people on Boxing Day and were seated in the conservatory. We thought it seemed a little cold when we arrived but expected it to warm up as time went by. Wrong! The longer we were there the colder it got...More

1  Thank Judith M
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

The service was excellent that's where the positive review stops. £65 per adult £45 per child, the starters were bland and tasteless the terrine was like rubber with no child friendly starters. Christmas main mediocre as was the desert not worth £15 ahead and will...More

Thank l1970ea
Nick W, General Manager at The Strawberry Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Afternoon, We are really pleased that you enjoyed the service on the day but very disappointed to read your feedback, especially the terrine as is proved a very popular dish over the festive period. Our menu's were published well in advance , and choices...More

Reviewed 23 December 2017

Great food and helpful staff. Good value for the food especially as it was so good! Came here for staff xmas meal, plenty of staff even on a lunchtime and all were great. Food was of very high quality.

Thank VeloRiderSam
Nick W, Manager at The Strawberry Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Evening Sam, We pride ourselves in providing good quality service and great food, we are glad that we delivered this to you during your christmas party, we look forward to you returning in the future, and thank you for your review. Regards

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Regularly visit bar for drinks but find it irritating in the dinning area that music - through ‘tinny’ speaks is so loud- that you can hardly hear each other speak - when asked to turn down the staff do for a few minutes then volume...More

Thank Mark D
Nick W, Manager at The Strawberry Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Evening Mark, I am sorry that you feel our music is too load, the music levels are changed according to customer levels and certain times, obviously on request we will endeavour to change the sound levels, but note that the levels are for atmospheric...More

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting and very nice staff but felt the roast was average at best. Sounded great on paper but roasts we had that day seemed mediocre. Maybe it was just bad luck that day for whatever reason but a few things weren't amazing, including the...More

Thank jphillimore
Nick W, Manager at The Strawberry Bank, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Evening Jphillimore, We appreciate your feedback and are sorry to hear that you were not fully satisfied with your meal, we would be pleased to see you for a return visit where we aim to meet all your expectations and provide a great experience...More

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Charles K
10 February 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
British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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
Groups, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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
  • E-mail
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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