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The Woodman

New Canal Street, Birmingham B5 5LG, England
+44 121 643 4960
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“burger” (12 reviews)
“proper pub” (9 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
New Canal Street, Birmingham B5 5LG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything you could ask. Friendly service, fabulous pale ale, lovely straightforward food. A gem of a pub. Very handy for a pint before a concert at the splendid new Birmingham Conservatoire.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank bmtdoc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a pub close to our hotel and found this nice pub with people from all different origins - tourists from the continent such as us, locals, students, musicians, ... - all having a beer or cidre and good talk after long...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank JoFalk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food for good value. Really friendly helpful staff - kindly looked after a bag one of our party lost, and generally looked after our group really well. Thanks guys!

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Venture313282
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Woodman has recently changed hands, and this well loved Victorian corner house has suddenly taken on a new lease of life. Best of all, it has acquired a wonderful chef who hosts a fine selection of classic pub grub choices, like mac and cheese,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank John R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great beer, nice food (available until 7pm) and reasonably priced, not open on Sunday though. Will the manager is gorgeous too!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank MikeBr1974
Reviewed 9 November 2018 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

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Warwick0001
Reviewed 6 November 2018 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

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank conand878
Reviewed 30 October 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
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!!

Date of visit: September 2018
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.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Shaun K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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