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Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery Malt Shovel

Newton Road | Great Barr, Birmingham, Birmingham B43 6HN, England
+44 121 357 1148
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible24%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (3 reviews)
“great carvery” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
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LOCATION
Newton Road | Great Barr, Birmingham, Birmingham B43 6HN, England
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Reviewed today

The Malt Shovel has been refurbished up to a very good standard. You now have the choice of pizza's if you do not fancy the carvery or any other meal. Food was all lovely and hot and the chef on that day was very pleasant.

Thank 983sylviah
Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of us went for a meal ( lunch ) today Sunday 14 th. January, when we went in the staff were very good finding us a table because we had not booked .we all had a carvery which was nothing special just run of...More

Thank valeriieb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Over 20 mins wait at the bar just to order food and drink . We had booked a table but no one to show us where it was . It needs a lot more staff , only 2 people serving behind the bar when there...More

Thank bev s
General Manager A, Manager at Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery Malt Shovel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Bev Thank you for you honest review, it's very disappointing you didn't get the service you should have had. I will look into this further. We cater enough staff for whats needed on the day and sometimes we do get overwhelmed with new, fresh...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thought we would try the malt shovel due to the recent make over. We were always quite happy with the crown carvery and we used to have the breakfasts also. Never had a problem. So we have it a try on Friday evening. The...More

Thank Jesshs18
General Manager A, Manager at Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery Malt Shovel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Jesshs18, thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. We regret that you had a negative experience, and will use this as an opportunity to improve. Thank you for taking the time to leave us your honest feedback. Please reach out to us at...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been to The Malt Shovel several times and have always had a good meal. The re vamp as spruced the place up. Had our 1st Christmas lunch out there this year and had a lovely dinner with the family. All the team working that day...More

Thank Cah25122017
General Manager A, Manager at Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery Malt Shovel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Cah25122017, it's experiences like yours that really keep us motivated! We’re so glad that we were able to go above and beyond your expectations! thank you for your kind words and this wonderful review! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Vicky...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there this afternoon. Wasn’t very busy but there was no indication wether or not we got our own seats so a bit of confusion there. There is nothing in the pub or the menu which tells you to order at the bar at the...More

Thank karl2305
General Manager A, Manager at Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery Malt Shovel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Karl2305, we appreciate your honest review. We set a high standard for ourselves, it's upsetting to hear that you did not receive the top-notch service we strive to provide Thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. We regret that you had a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the Malt Shovel for the first time since it changed over to Stonehouse Pizza and Carvery. Bar has been altered for the better. Restaurant has been extended. Had the Carvery which was excellent, plenty of choice, price reasonable. Bar and restaurant Staff very friendly...More

Thank Carole K
General Manager A, Manager at Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery Malt Shovel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Carole K, we are so happy to read such a great review about The Malt Shovel, Great barr. We strive for 100% satisfaction, and it is great to see you had such a positive experience. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Vicky...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What can I say but PERFECT. The standard was impeccable we ate in the bar area because we had left it late to book (wont make the same mistake again BOOK EARLY) but it was still perfect. The starter and sweet was presented beautifully and...More

Thank Carol D
General Manager A, Manager at Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery Malt Shovel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Carol D, it's experiences like yours that really keep us motivated! Thank you; we really appreciate your feedback! we're happy to hear you had such a positive experience with our team! We always strive to provide top quality service to every guest. We hope to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited to see what the recently refurbished had to offer No atmosphere at all food average you have to order in bar no waitress service, No music felt cold and my Mom left phone on table and returning 5 mins later it had been stolen....More

Thank EMERALD285
General Manager A, Manager at Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery Malt Shovel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Emerald285 thank you for taking the time to leave us your honest feedback. We are disappointed to hear that your experience was not a positive one, thank you for bringing this matter to our attention, and will use this as an opportunity to improve....More

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

The food was great, we initially went for carvery but then had pizza and fish. It wasn’t explained that u have to go to the carvery section to help yourself to unlimited chips and sides such as beans, peas and also salad. When you wait...More

Thank Rissab89
General Manager A, Manager at Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery Malt Shovel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Rissa b Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we hope you enjoyed your visit to the Malt shovel great barr, we are pleased to hear you will be returning. Until next time, Take care Regards Vicky Farrington General manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Buffet, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:30
Monday
08:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:30
Thursday
08:00 - 21:30
Friday
08:00 - 21:30
Saturday
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Newton Road | Great Barr, Birmingham, Birmingham B43 6HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 357 1148
Description
At Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery we’re a friendly bunch and pride ourselves on giving the warmest of welcomes. So when you pop over to our place, whether it’s to catch up with friends over a refreshing drink or because you just can’t be bothered to cook, we hope you’ll find it like a home from home – without the washing up! We’ve something for all the family - from freshly carved, slow cooked roasts, stonebaked pizzas made from 100% fresh dough, tasty pub classics like hand battered fish, plus a range of burgers and vegetarian dishes.
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