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Custard Factory

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Address: The Custard Factory Gibb Street | Digbeth, Birmingham B9 4AA, England
Phone Number: +44 121 224 7777
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10:30 - 17:00
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Sun 10:30 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 18:30
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This premier arts center was created with young people in mind, which...

This premier arts center was created with young people in mind, which offers music studios for jazz, drama, dance and crafts along with shops, cafés and trendy restaurants.

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Fabulous beef burgers, lots of atmosphere, not many seats so hard to sit down and enjoy, bar is great with good music. Needs more seating.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Vickyhotelguru K
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous beef burgers, lots of atmosphere, not many seats so hard to sit down and enjoy, bar is great with good music. Needs more seating.

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Thank Vickyhotelguru K
Leicester, United Kingdom
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400 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I love to see old factories used for other purposes rather than left derelict or pulled down. Love the custard that used to be made here too so it was fun to visit and reminisce about childhood puddings! Not too many shops open but there was a Vintage by Kilo sale so was busy. We enjoyed looking at the graffiti... More 

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1 Thank big-blue-eyes
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Worth a look if you're exploring the city... it's a hidden gem of strange shops and art exhibitions which was really fun to look at. There also a weird sweet shop that sells all kinds of odd sweets like iron bru fudge which is really cool. Not big enough to spend the whole day but certainly and hour or two!

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1 Thank Herps
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29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

A event to celebrate Roald Dahl, very well planned, lots of games, chocolate and fudge stalls and the most amasing story teller. Really engaging, funny, dramatic and wonderful sound effects! Had a wonderful time, seen lots of lovely shops which are usually there and plan to go back again. The bike shop - they guys in there are wonderful with... More 

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Thank Rachael P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

It was a lovely area and great to have a look around! The shops were filled with lovely items that were great quality and worth the money, but it was just a little too expensive for us! But still, definitely worth a visit just to see the artwork etc!

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Thank Georgi C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Strange, we are used to everywhere especially places in cities being open on Sunday's. But everywhere at the Custard Factory was closed. Only a photographer open. Vintage shop has closed and not a lot else to look at. Very disappointing.

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1 Thank Spuddi
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

One of my absolute favourite parts of Birmingham as it is overflowing with creativity. The custard factory houses a wonderful selection of cafes and stores to each taste. Events are often held here such as the Vintage Kilo Sale or the Record Sale that attract hundreds of people to its location from different parts of Birmingham. Due to the ever-changing... More 

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1 Thank Clooys
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

The Custard Factory is a factory no more, but shops and studios and Cafe's interesting place to walk around, we went on a Sunday and it was mostly closed, see the massive green man and the falling men in the fazerly studio, when you have finished walk around the the buildings in and around the Custard Factory and be amazed... More 

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Thank Colin G
Bromsgrove, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I am impressed with the creativity and spacious design of the facilities. Gallery church is a great fit for the modern offering and makes anyone welcome

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Thank Peter W
solihull
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Whilst my wife and I was visiting the City Centre again we thought we would stroll down to the Custard Factory as it was only 10 mins from Moor Street Station and having meaning to do it for many other times. We found it rather a let down and not quite what we expected as there was many empty units... More 

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