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“One for the younger crowd”

Walkabout Pub & Bar
Ranked #1,354 of 2,198 Restaurants in Birmingham
Price range: US$3 - US$22
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, Australian
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Walkabout Birmingham is the only place in the Midlands you are guaranteed to have a good time! No matter what night of the week, there is always something going on. Wether you want to catch all the latest sport, have a quiet drink with your mates, or party 'til the early hours Walkabout is the perfect place.
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“One for the younger crowd”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2014

As expected it was absolutely rammed on a Saturday night and decent enough. Cheap drinks and the type of crowd it attracts makes for a rowdy night. If that's what you're up for then this is the place for you.

  • Visited October 2013
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Who doesn't love a good Walkabout”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2014

Love coming here to watch sport, always guaranteed a good atmosphere and cold beer at a reasonable price.

Visited April 2014
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Terrible. Sickening customer service.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2014

If you want disappointment. A rubbish night. Lies. Poor staff. Dirty glasses. Sewage toilets and ruined shoes... This is your place! ... The only good thing about it is the DJ. Worst place ever visited in Birmingham

  • Visited April 2014
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2 Thank Locallass89
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Warwickshire
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Surprised it hasn't been closed down on health grounds”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2014

Shockingly filthy, dirty glasses, absolutely filthy toilets. The smell of sewerage and sick was all over the place. Your shoes stuck to the floor, as though it hadn't been washed in weeks. I can only imagine if this is the state of what you can see I would hate to imagine what the kitchens are like. This was at 8pm not 4am .The only 'walkabout' we did was turn right round and walk out. NEVER ever again will I use the franchise anywhere, unfortunately I cant score a zero, but in reality it is a zero

  • Visited March 2014
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3 Thank M155nwp
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“A Bad Night”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2014

I've been to the walkabout many times before in the past and it is was an ok night out. The food is cheap but adequate but the reviews as of late after my visit would look to be the standard they have set. I went for the Super Bowl. Very disappointing service. First they shut down food service from 9 - 10:30 pm to set up the Super Bowl menu. They also shockingly had no crisps or nuts so nothing to eat for an hour and a half. How can a bar not have any crisps or nuts?
I eventually was able to order food but they couldn't take a card payment which they could do for the drink? They give you at ticket which you take to the window. 4 small over cooked chicken strips for £4. Not very nice. I was still hungry so ordered the beef chilli nachos with an unmelted cheeses again not very nice. My friend and his girlfriend wanted chicken strips and chips. No ketchup. "Out on the tables," I was told rudely. It wasn't and not on any tables that I could see. They said they had none in the back. Fries with no sauce not the best and a bit dry.
Too top it all off, they served pitchers on the night. We constantly had glass cleaners taking our glasses from the table so had to keep getting new ones.
I used to think the walkabout was an ok place for a night out but this has dampened my view of the place.

  • Visited February 2014
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1 Thank james W
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