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“Lunch after swimming”
Review of The Soak

The Soak
Ranked #91 of 147 Nightlife in Birmingham
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Soak is a bar close to the University of Birmingham's main entrance, we show all the live sporting events, have great value food offer and a friendly and vibrant team, enjoy the atmosphere the drinks and the music.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went in for lunch after swimming at Birmingham University. Really quiet as all the students are on holiday. Had a Camerbert and Brie pie which was okay. Chips was good and salad was average. Not the best meal ever but certainly not the worst. Really impressed for a pub that they have a water tank for free water which is certainly very responsible!

Thank Andrew R
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

We had our dinner here, big portions which was a bonus. However, it took a while to be served and the quality was standard.
Unfortunately they ran out of Sunday roast on a ‘Sunday’. Shockingly, there was no ketchup available.

Thank helenLibra
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Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

Had such a good evening for food and drink with friends the pub was very busy the the gentleman with glasses still had time to interact with the customers and serve the customers he new his stuff very pleasant place will definitely go back

Thank floppy1980
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Reviewed January 17, 2018

I popped in here after a few years since my last visit with some uni mates. The place was barely recognizable - for the better! It is now so much cleaner and inviting. Little changes like updating the furniture and even the new gin bar (which I had a good go working through!) make such a difference.

Perfect place whether you're looking for a quick pint and a bite to eat or something that gets a bit more lively at night.

Only complaint is that I had other plans because I could have sat in there all day.

Thank Luke W
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Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

I stumbled across this place, and what a find! They have an awesome new gin bar and fantastic knowledge of all the gins and what’s best to go with them. The staff were all so friendly and welcoming. We ended up staying for food, the chicken platter was delicious. Atmosphere and music was great, we will definitely be back.

Thank Sophie M
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