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The Red Lion

££ - £££, British,
95 Warstone Lane, Birmingham B18 6NG, England
+44 121 233 9144
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (19 reviews)
“faggots” (9 reviews)
“beef and lamb” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
95 Warstone Lane, Birmingham B18 6NG, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Came here last Sunday for lunch and had a fabulous meal. I had the veggie roast and my husband had the lamb and beef. Everything was great...the food, service and atmosphere, all in all a fantastic chilled out lunch. Will be back very soon !!!

Thank Jo105
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was not expecting much from this restaurant, but ended up having a very nice lunch, the food was fantastic and the hidden garden is a total gem. Perfect for football fans who don't want to get into big crowds, so nice for couples.

Thank steffomarr
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great evening at the Red Lion, 7 of us met up for Friday dinner & drinks. Good atmosphere in restaurant, not too noisy so we could talk. We all chose different dishes & they all looked & tasted good. Staff friendly &...More

Thank downhillcyclist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit after a friend recommended the Sunday Lunch here. A small but very cosy pub with a nice terrace at the rear. The portion sizes are very generous hence we chose the small beef dinner. I was well impressed when my plate arrived...More

Thank solihulllady
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Morning solihulllady, many thanks for your very kind words & review following a visit to us at The Red Lion UAB. Fantastic to hear the recommendation was met & you enjoyed your Sunday meal with us & the service was also friendly & efficient. We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Birmingham with the family to visit a couple of museums. I had googled to see where we could get the best Sunday dinner and the Red Lion looked promising, so I prebooked. We weren't disappointed! I always say that if the food...More

Thank funkcity
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Morning funkcity, Really happy to read your comments following your break in Birmingham & we're delighted that you chose us following your trips to family & the museums. High praise indeed on all aspects of the Sunday lunch, something we work hard at & pride...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018

Mad cow comedy club night a must. Free in but a collection after which is only fair. Excellent acts and the food menu as good as ever, recommended.More

Thank Brian M
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Afternoon Brian & many thanks for the first person to leave a review about our comedy night! Appreciated & we're glad you enjoyed the local acts & special guests that appear on the night. Cheers for the food comments too & we hope we'll see...More

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Great place for a nice meet up - fabulous venue, great beer choices and lovely food. Was a fun night and not too loud so you can chat. Nice!

Thank Caroline B
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Caroline, Thanks for using the Red Lion UAB for the special occasion & was our pleasure to host. Glad you enjoyed the pub atmosphere, food & drinks too. Very much appreciated & we hope we'll see you again soon. RL

Reviewed 26 August 2018

I cook a brilliant Sunday lunch and am generally reluctant to go out for one as I worry they won't live up to my expectations. Unfortunately, I've hurt my wrist and have been unable to cook the roast beef dinner I have been craving... and...More

Thank Amypire
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Amy, Firstly, we hope your wrist is ok now & you'll be fighting fit to resume daily life! Thank you so much for a wonderful review with some hugely kind words that I must hand over to our chefs & the kitchen team who...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere, great staff and a fantastic music selection on the jukebox. Everyone is welcomed, whether it's their first visit or they're regulars. My favourite place for socialising!More

Thank Wijemanne
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Ah, thank you Wijemanne, this means alot & we're really glad you feel this way & that we open the door to all to enjoy, as mentioned, be it as a regular, first timer, out of town returner. Great to know the pub gives this...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

So. I got married on Saturday just been. We wanted an informal wedding, and had originally arranged something with another venue which has now gone to pants. Having been a UAB regular since 2009, I enquired at the Red Lion, who were more than happy...More

Thank Wil V
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Hi Wil, Again, from us all at the pub, congratulations! It was an absolute pleasure to host you & your guests & we're really happy that you & the party left happy, full & had a great day. Really appreciate your feedback on the food...More

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25 June 2015|
Response from Chris W | Property representative |
Hi MattyY, Yes you can. We have a clubroom with plenty of space upstairs & we take reservations. Please contact pub to book.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
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10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 Warstone Lane, Birmingham B18 6NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 233 9144
  • E-mail
Situated in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter; The Red Lion (UAB) is a traditional pub, rich in both local heritage and modern art.The Red Lion prides itself on serving fresh quality food for both meat lovers and vegetarians, with weekly specials, the kitchen boasts the best in pub classics with a modern twist using the finest local and seasonal produce.Inside you’ll find the UAB art gallery, where you will find the walls decked out in some of the finest Street Art in the UK. You’ll find work from artists such as Banksy, Nick Walker, D*Face & Dolk as some of the pubs one of a kind in house decorations.From the bar, on tap, The Red Lion offers a growing cellar of premium and European lagers as well as a Birmingham exclusive- Budvar Yeast. We also offer local draft ales; Butty Bach and Bathams with special guest ales brought in every week to offer ale lovers something different.The range of ciders available include Thatchers on tap (frozen or original) to real and original ciders that are always available. The Red Lion is always looking to introduce the latest tastes to it’s growing cellar of lagers, ales, stouts and ciders.Other features at The Red Lion include the stylish and spacious clubroom with 3D TV and a dedicated space with it’s own bar, menu and free Wifi. Perfect to hire for those special events, conferences or match day specials.The sheltered beer garden offers customers sun trapped lazy afternoons, Sky Sports and Army Lion stencils as the perfect off road getaway to the hustle and bustle of Birmingham.With 4 large screens across the pub dedicated to nothing but sport, you’ll never miss a moment inside or out and if its on, we’ll show it.We’re Open!Sunday – Thursday, 10am until midnight. Friday and Saturday, 10am until late.
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