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The Lord Clifden


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Quick Bites, Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene

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The Lord Clifden (UAB) is a true free house with a difference. Situated in the Jewellery Quarter, we are highlighted in both the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2015 and the Good Pub Guide. In the last 3 years, we've received 5 Observer Monthly food awards; 2012 national runner up in the Observer Monthly food awards and regional winner for the Midlands. 2013 We repeated the success with another 2 'runners up' awards: 'Best Place to Drink' and 'Best Sunday Lunch' 2014 regional runners up for 'Best Place to Drink' & Best Sunday Lunch' In 2014, we were awarded 'Best Community Pub' for the West Midlands & Wales region in the Great British Pub Awards.
US$4 - US$26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews sunday roast burger faggots beef fish and chips sandwiches great pub jewellery quarter beer garden is table tennis table great sunday lunch big portions real ale great drinks pub food with some friends city centre
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What has happened. Beer arocious over priced. The garden has been ruined. Awful to what is was. Never again

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank cannockbaggie
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Come here a lot for the Sunday roasts, they are divine! It can be quite hard to get a table sometimes as they do get very busy but it’s worth the wait. Staff are always friendly also, we shall return!More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Shantayshannon
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your continued support Shantayshannon! We served Sunday Lunch from 12-9pm every week - longer than most in Birmingham - but we can get very busy during peak times. Although we don't take reservations, you're always welcome to call ahead to see what...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Yesterday morning my wife and I with our eldest son in tow went to the Lord Clifden Public House for breakfast and we were not disappointed!! A full English breakfast for both my wife and I and a Steak breakfast for my son and each...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Andrew L
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Andrew, Thanks for joining us with the family for Breakfast and glad to hear that it more than lived up to expectation. You'll be glad to know that we serve Breakfast every day from 10am to 12pm. I'll be sure to pass on your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub with lovely friendly staff and customers was made to feel very welcome.Great sunday lunch served by polite waitress.Very busy but the service was excellent.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sharon c
Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

A hidden gem, amazing staff, all smiles, all attentive. Very welcoming didn't feel rushed to place an order. Food; Simply, Wow! And believe me I'm a fussy eater. The meal was worth every penny. [Beef roast dinner] for me. Everything cooked to perfection & worth...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank 807ernestc
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Afternoon 807ernestc, Many thanks for your review & brilliant feedback after finding us. Really happy with to read your comments on the food & glad we satisfied a fussy eater! Also, we're glad that you felt at home, relaxed & staff we all attentive. Will...More

Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

Fabulous food great staff really friendly & welcoming. It’s must visit & fantastic on weekend too DJ outside bar love it 😊

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank humf
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks Humf, Glad you had a great time & enjoyed the food & service. Great to know you've also been before & recommend us. Appreciate the support.

Reviewed 23 December 2018

My usual tea/orange juice/full English spot on as ever to set me up for a lazy Sunday! Always works for me.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Brian M
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Always a pleasure Brian & we can't thank you enough for your continued support at our pubs. Glad all was spot on for you! Many thanks (again)

Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

Great pub, music in the outside covered area until late; mainly lads in the pub but all good natured, no trouble at all. Food was amazing!! Three courses, loads of food, I couldn’t fault any of it. Every meal ordered was perfect and the staff...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Amanda B
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Amanda, Many thanks for choosing The Lord Clifden for your Christmas works event & really happy it didn't disappoint & you all left happy. I shall let the kitchen know of your comments & it was our pleasure to host you all. We hope...More

Reviewed 12 December 2018

The Lord Clifden is my favourite pub in Birmingham. In the winter the inside is lovely and cosy and in the Summer the beer garden is huge and a great place to hang out. There is a weekly quiz on a Thursday which is always...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CHSimpson
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2018

Afternoon CHSimpson, Really appreciate your continued support & lovely comments following your most recent visit to us. Very happy to read consistent comments throughout from the pub staff to the food & great that you use us all year round too! Very much appreciated &...More

Reviewed 19 November 2018

Myself and a group of friends who were students in Birmingham in the 1970s, make a point of visiting this lovely pub when we have reunions in the city each year. It has character, a lovely friendly atmosphere, excellent and reasonably priced food, plus a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Travel20794050514
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2018

Hi Travel, Many thanks for using us as a point of reference on your reunions & we're really pleased to read your comments on the pub, the level of service & value for money. Great that you're all still meeting up too & be interesting...More

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