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Tap & Spile Restaurant

££ - £££, British,
Gas Street | Canalside, Birmingham B1 2JT, England
+44 121 632 5602
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Gas Street | Canalside, Birmingham B1 2JT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dropped in for a “cheeky pint” and received such warm and friendly service from the two people behind the bar. For me this is a great pub, with good choice of ales and great location, but that was topped by such wonderful service. Well done...More

Thank Andre B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We’ve been here twice now and OMG what fantastic food, the staff are soooo friendly always had time for a quick chat when passing your table, I’ll be going again that’s for sure.

Thank jacqui12345678
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Down in Birmingham for the English School Comp and thought we would take in the local pubs whilst its also my husbands Birthday. The staff were so friendly nothing was too much trouble. The food, was impecable. The atmosphere amazing. You must visit and see...More

Thank SaintJewel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was almost empty and j thought: ok I'll have a quick dinner and made order for a steak and a pudding, I waited more than 30 minutes while they looked like they were closing finally someone came to me asking if I was waiting.....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for a refreshing drink as temperature was in the 30's and had been walking around the city all day. Nice choice of drinks and not overpriced. Sat outside next to canal, but beware!!!!! Some bloke divebombed under my table and tried to snatch...More

Thank Louise T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Managed to bag a seat outside to have a drink. Was a beautiful day and it was nice to be sitting on the shady side of the canal. My partner said that his beer was one of the best kept beers he’d had in ages....More

Thank nicegirl06
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the pub setting, right on the canal with big open windows or you can sit outside and people watch. Staff were very friendly and attentive though was a little disappointed that the menu was rather standard. Group had pizzas, burger and chicken and pizzas...More

Thank dmorgan202
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Tap and Spile with our son and his girlfriend on a Groupon I purchased. The bar is sited on the Birmingham canal network between Broad Street and the Mailbox. We elected eat inside as there were four of us and the tables...More

Thank Silverfox1405
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Considerate, attentive but not pushy staff. Good location on the canal towpath and pleasant atmosphere. A good pint (well kept London Pride if I remember correctly). Food - beef pie and chips had pieces of meat rather than a mush however not special, could have...More

Thank Mr_E_E_Nigma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic atmosphere with exceptional, well mannered staff. Great food, great company would recommend.

Thank Glenis Lorena V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$26
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gas Street | Canalside, Birmingham B1 2JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 632 5602
  • E-mail
The Tap & Spile Food in Birmingham is situated by the canal and dates back to 1821. If you enjoy a pint in the 'Old Style' setting then the Tap & Spile is without doubt Birmingham's number one traditional pub & restaurant As well as enjoying many of our traditional ales on offer we also serve 'lovely restaurant style food with quality service and a warm welcome guaranteed. Tap & Spile Birmingham cater for a unique seating arrangement for lunch or evening meal besides the famous Birmingham Canal. Our Canal Side seating cater for upto 40 seats in total. Most of the time these seats are in high demand due to its spectacular views and people are therefore encouraged to pre-book your Canal Side table before you come to help avoid disappointment.
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