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The Bartons Arms

££ - £££Asian, Thai,
144 High Street | Aston, Birmingham B6 4UP, England
+44 121 333 5988
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (103 reviews)
“jasmine rice” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
144 High Street | Aston, Birmingham B6 4UP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband went in on Tuesday Lunchtime to surprise me as he had finished work early and thought I will get my wife lunch so I do not have to cook, he ordered spring rolls sesame prawn toast seabass, tofu and lamb with coconut rice...More

Thank BirminghamLiz
Reviewed 5 days ago

A friend and I visited this historic pub today and were very impressed by its beautifully-preserved tiled interior, as well as the warm, friendly service and fantastic range of real ales. The food looked great, but we were on a deadline, so that will have...More

1  Thank Steve G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked a private Taste and Tour Night for myself and 13 guests to celebrate my birthday. The talk and tour was given by John Ullah who was both interesting and amusing. We had a walk round the pub to admire the Victorian decor including...More

1  Thank PinkDiva_243
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a youngster I was bought up watching Laurel & Hardy. For me visiting this place was a real treat as the famous two frequented here and there is lots of history about the place to validate such claims. Now as for the food &...More

Thank KevinMadras
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Myself and hubby visited the Barton Arms to celebrate our anniversary. We visit this restaurant a few times a year mainly for lunch. This was the first time we've visited in the evening. As always, the food and service was excellent. I also love the...More

Thank dimplesg
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

My parents were visiting from Spain and love Thai food and good real ales so this was the perfect place. The lunch menu for £10.95 for 2 courses was amazing value as the food was a good size portion and beautifully authentic. Great satay and...More

Thank Palmski24
Reviewed 20 May 2018

A few friends have told me about this place and how good the food was. I didn't realise it had a Thai restaurant inside so was pretty surprised. We arrived a bit early so went to the bar area to have a drink. It's a...More

Thank pandamedic
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Visited last week with a party of 12. The Victorian tiling throughout the pub is just awesome. after hearing about this place for a couple of years we were not disappointed. I had the king prawn Thai pad noodles, spicy but with depth. My fellow...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner visit once a month and have been doing so since 2015/2016. I also had my 21st birthday party held there upstairs in their function room. Fancy dress and Barton buffet. I had 70 people come and they all said how amazing...More

Thank Kira L
Reviewed 23 April 2018

A party of six of us booked in for lunch here prior to a visit to St Andrews. The staff were very friendly, service was good, and there wasn't a bad word to be said about the food. The starters were 2 x mixed platters...More

Thank DomField
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9 June 2017|
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Response from deanalston | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do and. CHildren are allowed
Brian W
3 January 2017|
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Response from OakaGroup | Property representative |
We do attract a good crowd on match days, if you wish to sample our delicious food, we would recommend that you do book.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 High Street | Aston, Birmingham B6 4UP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 333 5988
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The Bartons Arms is Birmingham's finest Victorian Public House & Restaurant. It offers you a wide selection of real ale, authentic Thai cuisine and hospitality that is second to none. One of the finest examples of Victorian pub architecture and one of the most beautiful pub interiors in the country, The Bartons Arms is well worth a visit. Purchased in 2002 by Oakham Ales, revelling in the challenge of its uniqueness and spotting the opportunity and timing to resurrect one of the greatest pubs in the country. A team of tradesmen, craftsmen and cleaners, owners, management and staff have returned the Bartons to its former greatness. Oakham Ales lead the field in contemporary tastes of real ales, and the Bartons now boasts their award winning beers, alongside guest ales from across the country, probably the best range of imported bottled beers in Birmingham, and of course, one of the fastest growing cuisine styles, Thai food choose from an extensive menu pepared by real Thai chefs. Now, as Birmingham promotes itself as one of Europe's finest Cities, it is a 'must go' for the diner, drinker, pub-lover and 20 million plus business and tourist visitors to Birmingham.
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