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The Old Royal

53 Church Street, Birmingham B3 2DP, England
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“curly fries” (2 reviews)
“salmon” (2 reviews)
“city centre” (10 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
£
DETAILS
53 Church Street, Birmingham B3 2DP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic pub the beer was perfect, the sports channels were on and the staff are friendly. Joanna and Pat were very nice and chatty. Me and my boy watched the football there and will definitely be going back when we're next in Birmingham....More

Thank TonyOwen1969
GENERAL MANAGER A, General Manager at The Old Royal, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review The Old Royal and we are very glad you enjoyed your visit . look forward to your return.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the upstairs room at the Old Royal for a joint retirement party and were more than happy with everything about it. The room has its own bar which is very handy, and we also ordered a buffet which exceeded all expectations. There were...More

Thank SCBeetison
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Royal, responded to this review

Scbeetison, we're so glad that we were able to go above and beyond your expectations! Your recommendation means so much to us and we're so happy to have earned it. Thank you again for taking the time to let the world know about your positive...More

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Sunday afternoon and all the usual hot spots were really busy so my husband and I had a wonder and found this homely ' local' pub in the middle of the city centre! Pleasant atmosphere, Sky sports and good value for money, tasty food. Worth...More

Thank Karen_Tutbury
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Royal, responded to this review

Karen_tutbury, thank you for leaving this detailed feedback about your experience with The Old Royal. We always love to receive great feedback.

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Good old English Pub in the middle of Birmingham, really friendly staff and the food is great too!! bang on for the money, will definitely go again! i was made to feel really at home. Had the southern fried chicken burger which was amazing! well...More

Thank daverohdes
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Royal, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, Daverohdes. We strive to provide excellent service to our customers at The Old Royal. You really made our day today.

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Great pub, friendly welcoming staff, food is great value for money and tastes delicious. Love this pub!

Thank Karen W
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Royal, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing these comments, Karen W. Wishing you a great day until the next time we meet.

Reviewed 31 March 2017

My partner and I met up with friends for lunch it was our first time here and could well be our last, food was ok but my partner and I both asked not to be served with mushy peas but mushy peas still appeared on...More

Thank Dennis R
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Royal, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your comments all will be looked into.

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

It was my partner and his friends 25th Birthday, A big group of us was out to celebrate. We came to The Old Royal as it was on a pub crawl route, but was greeted with nothing but hostile behaviour from staff. All of our...More

1  Thank Rachelle H
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Royal, responded to this review

Very sorry to here about your experience at the old royal there was some confusion about provisional and full driving license and re training has been given. Thank you for bringing bring this to our attention .

Reviewed 21 March 2017

Birmingham is rightly taking its place as the second city in England and has become pretty cosmopolitan. Accordingly, food and drink prices in the city centre have increased considerably in the past few years. However, if you visit the Old Royal you will find great...More

Thank brotherwhitters
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Royal, responded to this review

Brotherwhitters, thank you for leaving this detailed feedback about your experience with The Old Royal. You really made our day today.

Reviewed 20 February 2017

I come here on a regular basis during my lunch break. Love the atmosphere, friendly staff and most of all the food, which is excellent value together with the drinks.

Thank CeeDee-7
GENERAL MANAGER A, General Manager at The Old Royal, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments we are glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you soon

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Fairly busy bar in Brum. Good choice of real ales. Plenty people eating. Good local type pub. Fee minutes walk from main centre

Thank onetoner2004
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Royal, responded to this review

Thank you for your feed back Wishing you a great day until the next time we meet.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Church Street, Birmingham B3 2DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham