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The Malt Shovel, at Barston

Barston Lane, Barston | Solihull, West Midlands, Solihull B92 0JP, England (Formerly Malt Shovel at Barston)
+44 (0)1675 443223
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Ranked #7 of 201 Restaurants in Solihull
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $67 - $67
Cuisines: British
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
west midlands
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

This pub/restaurant was very busy last Saturday night and I can see why. The food was really great, our waitress was friendly, helpful and smiley and the atmosphere was good. The only criticism I had on this occasion was the TINY jug of custard I was served with my desert, on my previous visit I had lashings of it and... More

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Coleshill
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

A pretty beer garden, idyllic for a quiet afternoon with friends but unfortunately it was ruined by lots of under fives running around uncontrollably. If only such parents would consider others and control their children accordingly and respect other visitors. Why do they choose this establishment over 'Wacky Warehouse'? The management should address this issue accordingly before the garden becomes... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The Malt Shovel at Barston is a lovely little bar/restaurant. Food delicious and setting fantastic. It has always been really good. Do think the staff need to be a little more engaging/polite? they always used to be but seem to have lost their edge. That said it is a fantastic place.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Just returned from a very enjoyable afternoon meal with family and friends celebrating my daughters birthday. I have to say it is difficult to find anything bad about this little gem, quietly tucked away in the Warwickshire countryside. In fact it is the winner of a number of recent awards for its food and they are well deserved. The decore... More

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Another fantastic meal at The Malt shovel. Great service,fantastic menu ,cooked beautifully in a lovely atmosphere. No point me listing what we had,just book a table and try it,you will not be disappointed

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

My wife and I called in for lunch when we were in the area. We were immediately impressed by the ambience and the way the whole place is laid out, both inside and outside. We had a lovely table outside. My wife ordered the salmon fishcakes and I had halibut off the specials menu. The fishcakes were very nice indeed,but,... More

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New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

A fantastic 'secret' just off the beaten track. Well worth a visit. The pigeon starter would have been enough as a main!

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Went for Sunday lunch and the food was amazing and service was excellent. The sun came out by the time we'd finished eating so the waitress found us a table to enjoy dessert outside. Wasn't our first visit, and each time has been as amazing as the next, will definitely return.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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196 reviews 196 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Couldn't fault if at all. The food was excellent. Caesar salad / Duck starters were really top class. Steaks were very good and salads again very good. Would definitely go back. Bubbly blonde waitress was very good. Worth the visit.

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Solihull, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had an enjoyable evening here, we were greeted by a smile and all of the staff who dealt with us were friendly, helpful and efficient. The menu was varied, service great and food delicious - we will be back!

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