We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Woodman

New Canal Street, Birmingham B5 5LG, England
+44 121 643 4960
Website
Share
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good42%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (11 reviews)
“proper pub” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
£
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
New Canal Street, Birmingham B5 5LG, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (75)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 74 reviews

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
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 116 hotels in Birmingham
Clayton Hotel Birmingham
2,803 reviews
.18 miles away
Conference Aston Hotel
549 reviews
.31 miles away
Travelodge Birmingham Central Moor Street
672 reviews
.33 miles away
Staybridge Suites Birmingham
1,010 reviews
.40 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
The Warehouse Cafe
882 reviews
.27 miles away
Original Patty Men
615 reviews
.28 miles away
The Karczma
795 reviews
.24 miles away
Boston Tea Party Birmingham
719 reviews
.30 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum
1,730 reviews
.05 miles away
Victoria Law Courts
26 reviews
.31 miles away
Birmingham Conservatoire
10 reviews
.13 miles away
Curzon Street Station
6 reviews
.02 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Woodman staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
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
Description
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing