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The Lord Clifden

$$ - $$$, British,
34 Great Hampton Street, Birmingham B18 6AA, England
+44 121 523 7515
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“sunday roast” (29 reviews)
“faggots” (6 reviews)
“burger” (25 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
34 Great Hampton Street, Birmingham B18 6AA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Popped in on a Saturday night for a couple with my partner. Very nice venue! I would say that on a busy day the inside area does get very hot and crowded and a bit uncomfortable. If you don't mind being outside then they have...More

Thank Eliza D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Popped in today for Sunday lunch and a pint. Great selection of beers. I had a Guinness and myself and my partner ordered a Sunday lunch. I had the beef and she had the pork belly. Decent big portions and the food was great. Would...More

Thank Guesty22
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped into Lord Clifden today for Sunday Lunch with friend from Northeast, Have always been more than happy with standards of Sunday Lunch previously, but today felt a little short changed. Ordered the half roast chicken,expecting a chicken cut down the centre including breast, thigh...More

Thank Stephen C
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Stephen, Thanks for your time & leaving us a review following your Sunday visit to us at The Lord Clifden. We appreciate your feedback following you & your party dining with us & sampling our award-winning roasts, however its disappointing to read your first...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with friends to watch the rugby. At first thought I had the wrong place as the front bar is tiny. Head through to the lounge and the garden and it’s like a tardis. Plenty of screens and good choice of beers. Didn’t order...More

Thank simlav
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Simlav, Indeed, many people do think the pub frontage is the whole pub but like you say, plenty of space outback with the lounge & extended beer garden. Glad you enjoyed the sport & beer & hope you'll return for food when next in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in on our way out of town. Brilliant Full English and delicious coffee at a great price. The girl that served us was very good and helpful. Could become a regular stop for beakfast

Thank SharonaWestMidlands
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sharona, Thanks for popping in on your way out of the town & glad the trip was worthwhile. Will let chef know re breakfast & also will see who was on shift to receive the praise. Hope you'll stop by again soon. Many thanks

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited again after quire a time .Stiil a lovely place with lots of indoor and outdoor space .Good range of ales ,ciders and wines .Friendly attentive staff and clean tables . We visited for Sunday lunch .Glad we did as there was a really good...More

Thank 5,151
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Afternoon 5151, Many thanks for returning to see us & really pleased to read your thoughts on the food, drink & staff following your visit. Great to receive feedback on our award-winning Sunday roasts & also on the vegetarian dish. We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in saturday lunchtime following some shopping around the jewlery quarter. Three seperate meals , all enjoyed. Good real ales available including several pale ales, my personal favorite type of beer. I found the Hockley pale ale to be in perfect condition, and a good...More

Thank sda65
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi sda65 Many thanks for the great feedback & kind words on the food & on our own HPA. Really happy all meals were enjoyed & the chips stood up to be like your moms (high praise indeed!) We look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

The beer garden is indeed the best feature of this pub, it's has space and it has this charm of a hidden place in the middle of the city. Surprised that they won't allow under 21-year-olds. I am older than that but it's just something...More

Thank Ana M
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ana M, Thanks for your review & glad you liked the beer garden. Hopefully you'll be able to enjoy it to its full potential in the summer months! Age restrictions - we do allow children / young adults in the pub on set times...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Always make an effort to visit the Lord Clifden but my last visit might be the last for a while, pint and a 200ml Prosecco £12.85....oof! Pint and a 200ml prosecco 15p shy of £13, oof!

Thank lovelyjubbaly
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Cheers Lovelyjubbbly for your feedback & effort to see us. Will seek feedback re Prosecco. Do know it also costs a small fortune to get in but will speak to manager. Appreciate your review & hope you'll pop back in good time.

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Visited here twice in 10 months and the place is excellent. On our first visit at the start of year, the food quality was matched by the service delivered by the two waitresses that looked after us. Staff friendly on this latest visit but what...More

Thank Andrew D
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your feedback Andrew following the table of 10! Glad all visits have been matched with great food & service too, always good to note consistency of the pub & what we offer.

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Kelly J
20 October 2017|
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Response from Norman R | Reviewed this property |
not sure, it has a large outdoor bar area
Dave C
27 April 2015|
Response from Gary P |
Well your guaranteed the shag if you go there if you don't then there's something wrong
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$28
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Great Hampton Street, Birmingham B18 6AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 523 7515
  • E-mail
The Lord Clifden (UAB) is a true free house with a difference. Situated in the Jewellery Quarter, we are highlighted in both the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2015 and the Good Pub Guide. In the last 3 years, we've received 5 Observer Monthly food awards; 2012 national runner up in the Observer Monthly food awards and regional winner for the Midlands. 2013 We repeated the success with another 2 'runners up' awards: 'Best Place to Drink' and 'Best Sunday Lunch' 2014 regional runners up for 'Best Place to Drink' & Best Sunday Lunch' In 2014, we were awarded 'Best Community Pub' for the West Midlands & Wales region in the Great British Pub Awards.
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