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The Old Hare and Hounds

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426 Lickey Road | Rednal B45 8UU, Birmingham, England
+44 121 457 9743
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Community pub selling up to 11 cask ales. Full menu available serving food...
Community pub selling up to 11 cask ales. Full menu available serving food until 10pm. Monday Games night & Cask night Wednesday Music Quiz Friday Wine offers Saturday Regular live music Sunday General Quiz & wine offer
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cheap, Friendly and Fast

This place is a lovely friendly environment apart from one lady who I presume is the manager is a miserable cow unfortunately. But all the other staff are welcoming and helpful. Would defiantly recommend if you want something slightly cheaper than the rest of harborne.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Alice F
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Stumbled across this pub whilst in Birmingham last Thursday evening. Lovely surroundings and good bar staff. However, we ordered 2 meals that took an hour to arrive despite chasing. When the food arrived it was good, but barely got an apology for the delays. Another table had only 3 meals arrive for 4 people and after 20 minutes, she was... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The place itself is very nice and could be easily made into a popular lunch time venue. The service is slow and the food is variable from poor to just ok

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Great pub and lovely staff. I have stopped by a couple of times now since the renovation the pub has a really nice atmosphere and the food was great for the money. The bar staff served quickly and efficiently and is was nice to see the manager not only looking after her staff but also checking on her customers. She... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This place is a lovely friendly environment apart from one lady who I presume is the manager is a miserable cow unfortunately. But all the other staff are welcoming and helpful. Would defiantly recommend if you want something slightly cheaper than the rest of harborne.

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Made our first visit a few weeks ago and it was very enjoyable. We went on a Saturday evening; I made a reservation earlier that afternoon and it was a good job that I did as the place was absolutely crammed in both the dining and bar areas. There was a little bit of confusion when we first arrived; the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Me and the wife frequently eat here as the food is very good and doesnt break the bank but they also have an extensive selection of ales. Inside the pub has a very cosy almost country pub field and as it is an Ember Inns pub there are a couple of great open fires perfect if your having a pie... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I can't comment on the restaurant, but as a pub, certainly in the late afternoon, I thought this was great. The staff and locals were friendly and whilst this is not the most sophisticated venue in town, it certainly did me for a couple of beers after work. What topped it off????.......The lovely bar maid poured me my last pint... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

19/04/15 Have just been here for lunch, was decently priced (£7.50-£10 for a good Sunday roast). The customer service was exceptional, all staff were incredibly friendly and accommodating - very polite. Food was generally good for a pub lunch, particularly the desserts. One of our number had a mixed grill and another had grilled chicken - the only criticism is... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Now that Spring is almost here we decided to visit the Hare and Hounds as it has had a refurbishment. It all looks so cosy and welcoming sitting there at the foot of the lickey hills and we found inside very smart with open fires and cheerful staff welcoming us back. The food, however, was a great disappointment to us.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Having visited the old hare & hounds previously I was intrigued to see the new recent refurb, I must say its a delight & the change in management certainly shows!!! Lovely atmosphere & interior design, will definitely be visiting again very soon

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Additional Information about The Old Hare and Hounds

Address: 426 Lickey Road | Rednal B45 8UU, Birmingham, England
Phone Number: +44 121 457 9743
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Average Prices: USD 3 - 10
Cuisine: British, Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 426 Lickey Road | Rednal B45 8UU, Birmingham, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 457 9743

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 10
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Description

Community pub selling up to 11 cask ales. Full menu available serving food until 10pm. Monday Games night & Cask night Wednesday Music Quiz Friday Wine offers Saturday Regular live music Sunday General Quiz & wine offer
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:30 am

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