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US$4 - US$27
Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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0.3 miles from Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a steak last night and it was the best I have ever had. Great staff, nice beer and lovely canalside location.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying nearby for 4 nights and enjoyed our experience so much after our first visit we returned a further two times. We had the daily special meals including a drink on each occasion. The service we received was excellent from the very friendly...and efficient team. We had never visited before and were told that the original Tap and Spire closed and had been refurbished recently opening again about a month ago under new management. It has been tastefully done and is in a great setting by the canalside. Just a shame that alcohol cannot be served on the outside tables. This will be our first stop on our return. Thank you to the excellent team serving us.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 6 October 2020 via mobile

My twin brother Stephen and I were pub hopping around the Gas Street Basin canal area and dropped intp probably the most famous pub in this area namely The Tap & Spile Pub . This pub looks awesome, set over two floors, very traditional ,...lots of wood features, great decor and furnishings including a superb looking serving bar and plenty of seating options spread throughout this pub both inside and outside looking out onto the busy and bustling canal area . We were here on a Friday night, greeted warmly by a very pleasant member of the staff, we gave our details of name and phone number to assist with the governments track and trace system and then sanitised our hands, after a quick study of their real ale's we both opted to have Wychwood Brewery " hobgoblin gold " and these pale ale's were served in excellent condition, we just kicked back, chilled out and took in the great pub we were in. My pale ale was really good, a crisp,well balanced pale ale, hints of toffee and a big hit of hops, very easy to drink, a real ale style both myself and my twin brother Stephen are particularly fond of. We really enjoyed our pale ale's in here before we moved on and although our visit was only fleeting as on every other visit to here we had a great time. The Tap & Spile Pub is easy to locate in the Gas Street Basin. Opening hours are; Monday to Thursday, Open from 5pm. Friday to Sunday, Open from Midday. A wonderful pub, most definitely well worth checking out if you're in the area.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 19 September 2020 via mobile

The Tap&Spile Pub And Restaurant Is One Of The Many Pubs/Bars And Restaurants In This Area Of Birmingham.This Pub And Restaurant Is Housed In A Building Which Dates Back To 1821 And Can Be Found By The Birmingham Canal Old Line And Over Looks The...City's Famous Gas Street Canal Basin.This Is One Of The City's Famous Pubs And I Can Remember Visiting Here About Fourteen Years Ago On My Last Trip To Birmingham.A Fine Pub And Restaurant With A Traditional Pub Interior Spread Over Two Floors With Many Interesting Fixtures And Superb Seating Options.This Was The Last Place We Visited Before We Went To The Bennetts Hill Area Of Birmingham And Once We Gave Details For The Track And Trace We Took A Seat And Ordered A Few Halfs Of Wynchwood Brewery Hobgoblin Ale An Excellent Ale Well Served And For A Pub And Restaurant In This Area Very Well Priced.A Superb Pub And Restaurant And Well Worth A Visit If Ever You Are In This Area Of Birmingham.Very Easy To Locate From Library Metro Stop Walk Along Broad Street And Its On Canal Edge Just Off Gas Street.(This Is My First Review Of The Tap&Spile Pub And Restaurant). Opening Hours. Pub Hours. Monday-Tuesday-Closed. Wednesday-Thursday-17.00-00.00. Friday-Saturday-12.00-04.00. Sunday-Closed. Hours May Differ From Above. Restaurant Hours. Monday-Thursday-17.00-22.00. Friday-Saturday-12.00-22.00. Sunday-12.00-17.00. Hours May Differ From Above.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 22 August 2020 via mobile

Amazing Booked a table here for my mother and father in law on a Saturday night Food was amazing Atmosphere was spot on Highly recommend Definitely return

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 14 August 2020

I found the tap n spile to be a a great restaurant to go for a relaxing meal with the staff on hand to help with our every need had the rump steak meal which was well cooked to my liking and I have recommended...this place to all my friends.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 14 August 2020 via mobile

Lovely little pub/restaurant right on the canal towpath. The best thing?? The Pisco cocktail authentically made by a lovely Peruvian woman. Absolutely amazing 😍😍 If you love a proper cocktail then you should definitely try this!! We’ll be back again later 😁

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 13 August 2020 via mobile

Booked on line and enjoyed a great meal. Our table gave us a fantastic view of the canal and skyline. Food was well prepared and presented. Excellent service from the staff too. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 7 August 2020 via mobile

First time dining in restaurant. My friends and I really enjoyed my meal with you today. Opted for the gammon real nice tasty piece of gammon with home cooked chips. Desserts pretty nice too. Good social distance seating if you wish to sit outside

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 23 July 2020 via mobile

Fantastic restaurant. Great staff. The Italian guy was working very hard to serve everyone. Food delicious. Atmosphere great considering! Highly recommend

Date of visit: July 2020
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I had fish and chips but i am sure they would accomodate your order as they were a wonderful famiky running the restaurant
23 December 2015|
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I don't think there was WiFi but not sure.
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Tap & Spile Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5