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The Bowling Green

££ - £££, British,
Friary Road, Lichfield, England
+44 1543 257344
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
“roast dinner” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Friary Road, Lichfield, England
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1 - 10 of 393 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on a Monday lunchtime for a birthday lunch. Had not been for some months as always frustrated by the poor/ slow service. Served to drinks after a short wait by Emma a sweet and thoroughly charming barmaid,who was struggling to keep up with an...More

Thank Brian H
General Manager A, Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Brian. Thank you for leaving us this review, your feedback is very important to us in order to develop our service and be the best that we can be. Your kind words will be passed onto Emma and the team, and all of your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Searched for Dog Friendly pubs and found the Bowling Green to be listed. Planned to walk the dogs and then enjoy Sunday lunch and decided to call to double check. Just as well we did as we were advised that Ember Inns policy meant dogs...More

Thank Smith1967
General Manager A, Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for leaving us this review! I’m sorry to hear that there was some confusion with our policy on allowing dogs within the pub. We will take these comments on board! See you soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I organized an extended family 'get together' on Saturday eveing.. We diecided on a buffet style meal for about 40 people in the Function Room.. The manager and staff at the Bowling Greem were very attentive, the food was excellent, and the room hire charge...More

Thank Stuart N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hired the private room at the Bowling Green to host a Christening party & were very pleased with the choice.On enquiring some weeks previously about holding it there we were given all the information regarding cost of room & having a bar for our...More

Thank Pauline B
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Had a really nice lunchtime meal at the Bowling Green back in the summer, the prices are pretty reasonable and if you are passing it is well worth a visit.

Thank Dottykat49
General Manager A, Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us this review! See you again soon.

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Very welcoming pub. Sat at a table by an open fire. Ordered fish & chips which was large & very tasty, chicken burger was good & chicken chilli noodles was amazing! Always have a dessert which are always great. Service was very quick for a...More

Thank D6650OMdenisec
General Manager A, Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for leaving us this 5* review, the team and I really appreciate it! I’m happy to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your visit and will be returning to us soon.

Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Staff were friendly. We knew it was going to be ‘pub food’ but wanted somewhere local to have a quick bite to eat after a long car journey. Offer on two courses. Mushrooms in breadcrumbs were very over cooked, prawn cocktail was fresh.. but it...More

Thank Petite-Betite
General Manager A, Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Hi we regret to hear that you had this experience with us. we appreciate your honest review. We set a high standard for ourselves, so we are disappointed to hear that your experience with us was not a positive one. If you could kindly send...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Monday evening with friends. There were a choice of mains and a starter for £9.99 I had beef and red wine lasagne followed by chocolate brownie and ice cream. The lasagne was tasty,The meat was of a good quality. The chocolate brownie...More

Thank chris c
General Manager A, Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Hello Chris, we really appreciate you taking the time to leave us this feedback.I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and will be returning to us again soon!

Reviewed 23 October 2017

stopped off for a late lunch on a friday and enjoyed our choice from the special lunch menu. fish and chips - was a good portion and tasty. no time for pud but good value on the 2 course menu. service was quick and friendly...More

Thank Maureen N
General Manager A, Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Hi Maureen. Thank you for leaving us this review! I’m happy to hear you enjoyed your fish and chips. See you again soon.

Reviewed 23 October 2017

My daughter and I went to the Bowling Green recently on Saturday afternoon. We were served promptly and we both had the baked Camembert which was done to perfection but we would have liked a few more toasted Ciabatta slices as they were very small...More

Thank Ginger B
General Manager A, Manager at The Bowling Green, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us this 5* review, we really appreciate your kind words! See you again soon for another great visit.

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rich4758
19 July 2015|
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Response from kevvo77 | Reviewed this property |
Fab for Sunday lunch ample meal and veg is fresh veg, meat plenty well worth the money xx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Friary Road, Lichfield, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Lichfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1543 257344
Description
Ember Inns pub
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