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“Get together” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Penny Black's

Penny Black's
132-134 Wharfside | The Mailbox, Birmingham, England
+44 121 632 1460
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Ranked #723 of 1,595 Restaurants in Birmingham
Cuisines: English
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Birmingham
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Get together”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

always a good place to start an evening. Real ale and a good selection of food and drinks make it popular all the time

Visited May 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Birmingham
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
“Great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

Went on a night out after work. There are various deals throughout the week on generally quieter nights. On a Tuesday it was 2 for 1 on burgers. The mexican burger was excellent, although that's not normally what I would eat. My colleagues all enjoyed their food also. Ok its a bit pricey normally and the wine, though ok, was a bit expensive we all enjoyed the night. They do however show sports on a big screen,so if there is an event on don't expect a quiet meal.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Usa, Japan
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83 reviews 83 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Lousy wine!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

went here on a thu night closer to their closing times for a glass of wine. my wife and i both had a glass of red each - it was lousy. so much for calling itself a wine place. dont believe they know how to store opened bottle of wine. so if you are going for wine, ask for a fresh or recently opened bottle.

did not try the food, so cannot comment on it

  • Visited February 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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258 reviews 258 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 137 cities Reviews in 137 cities
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
“Great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

I went to Penny Blacks a couple of years ago and the food was great. I would definitely return at some point. On top of that the food was for a cheap price and the decor suits the Mailbox setting

Visited April 2011
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
“Lovely food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2012

Great location fantastic food.
I love the location of this place and the decor in the pub is great.
Ive been 4 times, the food has been brilliant each time, cannot fault it!
I find its better to go earlier as later on in the evening it turns from a nice restaurant/pub to a busy meeting place for those on a saturday night pub crawl

  • Visited April 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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