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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 #12 of 218 Restaurants in Solihull
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $67 - $67
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: British
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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
england
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Proper country pub with excellent food. Busy even on a Monday night and no wonder with succulent kidneys, baked cod and a local cask ale, great.

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

What a lovely setting with fabulous food, the staff were excellent, informative, helpful and courteous. The menu had a range of choices to suit all pallets, we choose pigeon and fish cake to start both were delicious, for main rack of lamb and venison, the venison combination was unusual but suited me cooked perfectly with lots of strong complimentary flavours.... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Lovely country pub close to Solihull, great food and nice atmosphere, family friendly... Visited on many occasions good meal always.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Can't recall why but we stopped going here for a while but have been going back for a good while now since summer and the food gets better each time. Lunch for 3 of us today. Waiting staff pleasant and attentive without being intrusive, two starters of 'goats cheese bonbons' and tandoori whiting for me. The whiting was excellent and... More 

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Glasgow
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Came across this place by accident yesterday on our way for a flight. What a lovely surprise! The staff were very helpful and had a table for us despite not booking in advance. We had 2 courses and 2 drinks each and the bill was around £65. Fairly expensive for a lunch however the food was amazing. I had the... More 

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Neubiberg, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We have dining here for many years now. The team at the Malt Shovel are always out to do their best. Ambience and food meet high expecation............

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Visited this afternoon no booking they managed to squeeze us in for a table of 2 every member of staff was helpful and friendly !! Service right through the meal fantastic even tho they were busy every customer got enough attention Food was really good cooked perfectly. Really enjoyable will be back and will recommend !!

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Birmingham UK
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Ok, so I didn't get the seasonal vegetables I ordered but what I did have - sirloin steak with chorizo, onion rings and chips - all home cooked - was delicious ! My partner enjoyed a steak and ale pudding. Love it here for a posh lunch as the foods great and the portion size means you don't get pogged!

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Birmingham
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136 reviews 136 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Four of us did dinner. They accommodated our lateness but our table felt like it had been squeezed in next to the Christmas tree. Which led to chairs being bashed by passers by which is one of my pet hates when eating. Food was ok though the fish was overlooked. Despite what the waitress tells you I don't think any... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Visited a number of times for lunch and the food and service has always been very good. The menu selection is wide, with a fair number of "specials". Nice atmosphere.

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Address: Barston Lane, Barston | Solihull, West Midlands, Solihull B92 0JP, England (Formerly Malt Shovel at Barston)
Phone Number: +44 (0)1675 443223
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Solihull
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 67 - 67
Cuisine: British

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