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The Woodman

New Canal Street, Birmingham B5 5LG, England
+44 121 643 4960
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (11 reviews)
“proper pub” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub
New Canal Street, Birmingham B5 5LG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time I’ve visited this pub. Good range of beers, well kept. Food served but not sampled. The Kashmir beer was particularly good and hoppy

1  Thank Warwick0001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not only is the food excellent, but 14 of us turned up on a quiet Tuesday afternoon without any warning, and they managed to serve us all hot food in good time without any mistakes or grumbles. To top it off, the food was excellent....More

1  Thank conand878
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming in the Woodman on and off since it reopened in 2013 and the recent change of staff has been (as the title suggests) a breath of fresh air. The food is superb and is served until 7pm. The ale and cider range...More

1  Thank StedmanCitra
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Went a few weeks ago with friends! Great atmosphere and lovely food! Staff were really friendly, will be going again!!

1  Thank CharlieJ568
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

What a turnaround... great beer and food now served in a clean happy environment. Bar staff seem to really know their beer and its a pleaseure to see such a great old boozer reborn. Well done guys keep it up.

1  Thank Shaun K
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

The most traditional english pub I have ever been. Lots of beers, no waiters, small place inside and benches outside, big portions, reasonable prices and this very traditional english environment. I would prefer it to be cleaner, but its part of the tradition I guess!...More

Thank freedom_lxs
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Food served here till 7pm. 8 excellent real ales available. Plenty of room to relax. Needs more loos, only 1 female loo in the court yard open. No parking facilities, best come by bus, situated close to Millennium Point.

Thank sportybirmingham
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

10 of us with 6 greyhounds descended on the beer garden on a Saturday lunchtime. I didn’t go inside at all but I ate the most delicious Hunters chicken burger at a very reasonable price. All of the party were happy with the food.

1  Thank MissyWillow
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Popped in on Saturday with friends just to show them parts of Brum they never new existed, lovely and warm with a good selection of real ales and ciders, very friendly and helpful staff also. A little gem I love going back to when in...More

2  Thank Covbaggie
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Fairly busy on our lunch time visit, but still quite chilled out inside. Relaxing music playing in back ground. 8 excellent real ales on offer. Food was available, but we were too busy to partake in this. Hopefully will be back before Xmas. Enjoyable visit.

Thank sportybirmingham
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: New Canal Street, Birmingham B5 5LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 643 4960
Chilled-out, friendly, lovingly restored Victorian pub in the heart of Birmingham. Serving a range of quality beers, wines, spirits and proper British pub-grub. Family and dog friendly.
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