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A Rockin good time!

This pub has had new owners for about 6 months now and is starting to get itself established as a... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Johnviper6859
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Recently refurbished, new owners new direction

It now has been refurbished, toilets improved and now has an interesting simple menu. What makes... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2016
MDCourt
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Feb 9, 2018
“A marked improvement ”
Mar 15, 2017
“A Rockin good time!”
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Home of the legendary Tuesday Night Jamm with Andy Bennett. Live Jazz Jamm on Sunday from 6pm Pub Quiz on Wednesday - free entry, win a gallon of beer! 4 Real Ales on tap. Attractive Courtyard area and cosy real fire!
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18 Hall Street | Hockley, Birmingham B18 6BS, England
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

I visited Brown Lion with friends at the end of 2016 run under Mr Elliott. It was good but had lost it’s soul. New cushions and a lick of paint couldn’t paint over an owner so out of touch with his local clientele. Self-indulgent music...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2017

This pub has had new owners for about 6 months now and is starting to get itself established as a great Music venue. Every other Monday (see website) there is Khaliq's legendary Jam night (next one 20 March 2017). There is also a great selection...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

It now has been refurbished, toilets improved and now has an interesting simple menu. What makes this Pub great will be the Monday night music session give it a go.

Thank MDCourt
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Working nearby, we saw this new pub had recently opened, so we went for a few after work beers on a Friday night. It's been refurbished to a good standard and looks cool, but there was hardly anyone in there. It's still early days so...More

1  Thank Rich H
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I recently went for a drink with a friend and I am delighted with the experience. The staff is really nice and they take good care of you. The pub reopened a few months ago and the decoration is ace. 100% recommendable.

Thank María L
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Came here for drinks plus lunch time meal. lovely frendly welcoming staff it's worth coming into this lovely environment with lounge with board games and table foot ball for the family, plus bar area for watching the big game or enjoying the live music during...More

Thank PJG566
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

Great little bar staff were friendly we didn't eat but the menu looked appetising drinks were reasonably priced, everywhere was spotless and well presented

Thank D1spm
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Spent a relaxed afternoon here in April with some friends. We played darts, badly. Drinks and service were good, prices reasonable. Have popped in on an open mic / jam night and it was a nice atmosphere then too. The pub is small and friendly....More

Thank Hell4Leather76
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Lovely decor, great value Mexican / pub grub menu (e.g. burrito with a choice of fillings and chips for only £6.50) Good value drinks, fun board games featuring such classics as 'guess who' and 'jenga.' The Jazz music in the evening is also great. Staff...More

Thank i_amjade
Reviewed 27 August 2015

We have visited this pub on several occasions over the past eighteen months. It is a very small establishment, so can seem quite cosy. There is a jam/open mic evening each week organised by a member of Ocean Colour Scene. on these evenings the pub...More

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