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Prince of Wales Pub

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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Lovely old fashioned pub very near the Arena and Symphony Hall

I've been wanting to visit this pub since it re opened. I went last night and it was very very... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2018
Ann K
Birmingham, United Kingdom
A lovely little pub run by lovely people

This little pub is a stones throw from Arena Birmingham, The Sealife Centre, Symphony Hall etc... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2018
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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The Prince of Wales Cambridge Street reopened its doors after being closed since early 2018. The pub is a cornerstone of Birminghams cultural history, and a firm favourite of music-lovers and city dwellers... Now under new management, the venue has...more
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84 Cambridge Street, Birmingham B1 2NP, England
+44 121 413 4180
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Reviewed April 18, 2019

Visited pub last sunday, great pub full of character, top ales, Goose beer by Purity really good, but lots of others on offer. What made the night was the live bands music, rock/blues with some Beatles thrown in, outstanding; vocals and guitars top notch. Apparently...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Went for lunch time drinks and food. There were 3 of us and all had the Pie and mash. Have to say it was delicious. Nice friendly staff celebrating St Patrick’s day with music from Ireland. Enjoyed our time there will definitely go for another...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Main57
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Always a fabulous pub, it's been refitted but looks like it's always been like that, and the range of beers is excellent, and they also stage really superb live music.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Derek_Eynon
Reviewed January 26, 2019

this place needed a new face and new injection of enthusiasm and that is just what it got with the new manager. After years running local entertainment venues Lisa has taken her experiences to the Prince of Wales and breathed new life into this lovely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RichieRich870
Reviewed December 24, 2018

Very friendly staff, despite rowdy crowds attending concerts at the nearby Arena. Nice atmosphere, next to the canal & they also have live bands here too.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank monza30
Reviewed December 13, 2018

I've been wanting to visit this pub since it re opened. I went last night and it was very very busy. They do 2 for 1 cocktails during the week, and a few office groups were taking full advantage. Because they were so busy, they...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ann K
Reviewed April 18, 2018

This little pub is a stones throw from Arena Birmingham, The Sealife Centre, Symphony Hall etc. It's a nice little find for a lunchtime pint of good ale and a home made snack. The staff are very friendly and as such that atmosphere is cast...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2017

Usually visit here if we are going to a concert - other pubs locally on Broad St are overpriced.As a result,lots of people do the same.Trouble with that is that the pub can become really busy and has a good atmosphere to being almost a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank MrsHHarn
Reviewed September 18, 2017

Visited this Pub on Friday night. Had heard great things about it, real ales, old style pub etc etc. Got there about 9.30pm very quiet in there only a few customers which seemd strange for a Friday night. I ordered a pint of Bombardier, and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

This is a good little pub near the Barclaycard arena and canal side. Small but clean with good drink choices

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Warby P
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April 29, 2018|
Response from Clive S |
It's reopened.
December 21, 2017|
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Response from MrsHHarn | Reviewed this property |
There is very limited parking near this pub and there are extensive roadworks nearby on Broad Street and other surrounding roads.If you are travelling into Birmingham and wish to visit the Prince Of Wales, I would park in... More