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Although no longer a rest stop for weary travellers, The Three Tuns was the oldest hostelry in Sutton Coldfield, then known as THE THREE TUNS HOTEL. Fast forward to the 20th century, the Hotel became The Three Tuns pub, and ever since we have been known as one of the best traditional pubs in the Birmingham area, with great ales on draft, a delicious home cooked menu, wonderful live bands and the best atmosphere in Sutton Coldfield. Here at The Three Tuns, we pride ourselves on providing a diverse selection of drinks, from the well-known to the up and coming new tastes that are fresh on the scene. We have our 4 cask ales with a regularly changing new guest ale, 6 keg lagers on draft, as well
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Live Music
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Reviewed 14 August 2020 via mobile

It's been a while since I have been in here. One of my favourite haunts when I lived in the locality. Paul was a great manager and I'm sure he is missed. Toni, the lovely female bartender is still here and possesses her wonderful smile....More

Date of visit: August 2020
Helpful?16  
Reviewed 16 February 2020 via mobile

Stopped in here for dinner, with my wife and daughter, on a Sunday evening around 7:30. We easily found a table and ordered our meals at the bar. I got the fish and chips, my wife had the steak and ale pie and my daughter...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 3 February 2020 via mobile

We have just started visiting the Three Tuns since Christmas- after another of our favourite local pubs for food has become a chain with very average food. The food is fantastic- nice home cooked feel to it, we have eaten here about 6 times now...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 22 December 2019

Built in the 1500's and now owned by Thwaites, it is still a traditional pub, comprising just 3 small rooms, and a covered passageway. They sell 4 Real Ales, and unusually 6 keg lagers. it is recommended by CAMRA. It has several TV screens showing...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 2 December 2019 via mobile

Our food was piping hot, tasty and just what was needed on a cold December night. Service was also great and the staff were very friendly!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 5 November 2019

I went there with my brother on a Monday lunchtime, there were very few people at that time. I haven't been in the Tuns since I watched the Rugby World Cup final in 2003 with a bunch of friends. There have been some dramatic changes...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 25 October 2019

Vist here on a regular basis to meet up with friends, staff are great, super range of beers wines and spirits, always a fabulous atmosphere, well worth a vsisit.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 14 October 2019 via mobile

Good choice of real ales, very friendly Bar staff, but the food was disgusting, Chips cooked in stale oil, sandwiches unrecognisable from menu. Great venue for live music but Eat elsewhereMore

Date of visit: October 2019
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Jack M, Manager at The Three Tuns, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2019

Hi Martin, Firstly, thank you for your honest review. We take our food standards extremely seriously and I would like to apologise that your experience was not what we hope to achieve. If you would like to get in touch with us directly, via contact@threetuns.net...More

Reviewed 18 May 2019 via mobile

Decided to eat at The Three Tuns last night before the Busbys took to the stage and it was definitely the correct choice. The specials menu .... could have chosen every meal as they all sounded lovely. Two of us chose the chicken linguine, one...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 May 2019 via mobile

Have visited for lunch weekly for years as only work over the road. Over the last month the food has been hit & miss. Portions have been reduced & the quality is just not as it used to be. Cheese not melted on dishes &...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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The Three Tuns is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5