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“Good food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Figure of Eight

Figure of Eight
Ranked #351 of 2,187 Restaurants in Birmingham
Price range: US$5 - US$15
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Figure of Eight is a Wetherspoons pub. This pub stands close to the well-known Gas Street canal basin, part of the city's extensive system of canals
washington, england
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126 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
“Good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

Great food, good choice & good price. Everything you expect from a pub meal we had the pulled pork jacket potato & chicken skewers & chips both really tasty & a great price. Even though the pub was busy service was quick & the food well presented.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Food and service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014

Really impressed by the Quality of the food and fast and friendly serviced , this Weatherspoons is by far top of my list against others I have visited

Visited June 2014
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Thank Diane K
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Diss, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Shame about the Pale Rider”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

Very pleasant meal in Figure of Eight on a business trip. The Chicken strips were very tasty and the large mixed grill was also very well cooked. I did ask if I could have the Pale Rider with the deal but the barman was insistent that it was not of the sufficient low strength.

This is an area of confusion as the policy seems to vary between Wetherspoons houses - some say you can have any of the ales on sale and some stick to the low strength - i had to make do with Ruddles Best

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank DaveW321
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Let there be steak!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

I have recently participated in this pubs Tuesday steak club. And what a steak club!!! For £8.09 I got a pint of cider and a 14oz, yes 14oz, steak cooked to perfection. I've always been apprehensive with regard to wetherspoon food quality but I am more than pleasantly surprised with the figure of 8. Over 4 weeks, I received a steak cooked EXACTLY how I want it (Marcos Pierre whites take note!!) each time, quick service, super helpful staff and, most importantly a smile on my face. I would recommend this puns steak night to anyone. Easily the best quality in the local area. The reviews on this site fall a long way short of doing this pub justice in my opinion. Unbelievable value. Thanks guys!!!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Steak_lover1066
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West Midlands
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161 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Safe eating out”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2014

Well placed for the Travelodge. As always good Gluten Free choices. very friendly staff. Can get noisy on Saturdat night, but that is hardly suprising!

Visited May 2014
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