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The Head of Steam Birmingham

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With an extensive beer, wine and spirits range, great food offer, and quality live music and events, The Head of Steam Birmingham is a destination for beer lovers and those looking to spend their downtime with friends and family.
PRICE RANGE
US$6 - US$19
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here for one last Saturday Great pub and atmosphere with some excellent beers available Was busy in the inside bar but the area as you walk in was great to sit in as it was almost like being outside but sheltered I had...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank thegreen24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times now for a drink, great selection of beers if thats what you are after with toilets on the same floor all very clean. Give it a try.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Emma_Andy100
Reviewed 16 January 2019

In Birmingham for a work trip, struggled to find a decent boozer until we landed here! Great selection of craft beers (including the amazing Motorhead Road Crew American Pale Ale) and drinks, plus an epic playlist I wish I could download from somewhere. Tunes I'd...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AlecDoyle43
Reviewed 14 January 2019

Rosie was brilliant and helped reserve an area that comfortably seats 30 people for a birthday party on Saturday, just up from main bar area and behind the DJ. Well worth it, had some food delivered. People respected the reserved sign and had a brilliant...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank AlanSWUK
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

We arrived for a pre-booked beer tasting with Adam, an actual beer sommelier and clearly a knower of many useful things at around 7:30pm. I'd never been in the Head of Steam before and whilst it was louder than I can normally manage, it was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank David M
Reviewed 2 January 2019

I booked Head of Steam for a work Christmas lunch on Friday 14th December for 38 people. The food, service and overall atmosphere was excellent. I will certainly be looking to book again. The staff (especially Rosie) went out of their way to ensure everything...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kim G
Neil O, General Manager at The Head of Steam Birmingham, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Kim, Thanks so much for taking the time to review. Rosie always works really hard with all our bookings to make sure you get exactly what you need! We are so pleased you had a great time and look forward to you booking again in...More

Reviewed 22 December 2018

The Head of Steam Birmingham is in the lively but punching over its own weight, Temple Street part of Brum. I've been a few times and have also been disheartened on a number of occasions with the excessively loud live music, to the point I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank ShamrockS24
Neil O, General Manager at The Head of Steam Birmingham, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Hi there Shamrock.. I'd firstly like to apologise for saddling you with a horse throat following your previous visits, our Live Music on a Wednesday showcases up and coming local acts and are usually acoustic. It's difficult to pick apart your specific issue as you...More

Reviewed 18 December 2018

We've just had our team Christmas lunch here and the food and service were both spot on. The Christmas menu is amazing and the portion sizes are very decent! This place serves proper pub food (the Vegetarian suet pudding was out of this world by...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Becked
Neil O, General Manager at The Head of Steam Birmingham, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Becked. Its always great to read a good review and I will pass this on to all the team to see! Hopefully we will see you again soon.

Reviewed 10 December 2018

Very busy but we got served quickly and then we decided to have some lunch. We managed to find a table my husband had a pizza fantastic I had the steak sandwich with fries it was just fantastic. Well worth the visit great atmosphere and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dkpugh
Neil O, General Manager at The Head of Steam Birmingham, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2018

Thanks dkpugh, Your comments are exactly why we all get up and come into work everyday! We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Had been excited to visit as my partner moves ales, but once inside we were greeted with a few rude staff and the customers were worse, maybe being over 40 offended them but how dare they look down their noses at myself and my partner,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank fairypants2018
Neil O, General Manager at The Head of Steam Birmingham, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2018

Hi Fairypants, I'm really sorry that you didn't enjoy your experience at the Head of Steam. I can't do anything about your perceptions of the guests (although we have an amazing eclectic mix of people who visit of which we are very proud). As we...More

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emmajune86
7 July 2018|
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Yes Emma, The whole family is welcome including the dog!
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