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Old Joint Stock Theatre

4 Temple Row West, Birmingham B2 5NY, England
+44 121 200 0946
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Lovely place but slow service and differing bills?!

Came here for drinks, this is a gorgeous venue and is a nice place to come for a drink, staff... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2017
Rubyroored
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Joint stock rose and dipped!

Visited on a Wednesday night while at conference in Birmingham. A great working city. Architecture... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2017
jameskilmartin
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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105-Seat studio theatre above the Old Joint Stock Pub in Birmingham City Centre, presenting a programmed mix of professional in-house productions, new writing and touring theatre. 'Wonderfully intimate' - Behind The Arras 'Like a trip to Wonderland' - UoB Blogfest 'The Old Joint Stock theatre's a hidden gem' - Lichfield Live 'An absolute jewel box of a theatre ... One of the Midlands' most perfect venues' - The Lichfield Blog 'If you like intimate venues, and you haven't yet been to the Old Joint Stock - then be sure to put it on your list' - The Public Reviews
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“nice pub” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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4 Temple Row West, Birmingham B2 5NY, England
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Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Came here for drinks, this is a gorgeous venue and is a nice place to come for a drink, staff friendly and helpful. We brought one round of drinks which came to around £29 (3 pints and 3 wines), bar man helpful but service quite...More

Thank Rubyroored
Reviewed June 7, 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Wednesday night while at conference in Birmingham. A great working city. Architecture of pub is wonderful. Service friendly and efficient. Fullers and London Pride very good. Lovely atmosphere. Ordered the wrong thing! Poached salmon etc very bland. My advice is to take...More

Thank jameskilmartin
Reviewed May 29, 2017

I can't begin to say what an excellent venue this is to be able to see the finest cabaret the UK can offer. la Poule Plombee was an amazing show in an intimate setting. If I have one complaint it's the signage inside the venue...More

Thank Jerry P
Paul B, General Manager at Old Joint Stock Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2017

Thank you for your review and feedback Jerry we are delighted you enjoyed the performance in our theatre and the team made you feel welcome our venue is all grade two listed so we have to gain permission for most changes including signage we do...More

Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

Thanks Old Joint Stock Theatre. We went with friends to see Tina Turner Tea Lady and have not laughed so much in ages. We've been several times and the service is friendly and the bar and theatre quirky and fun. Both the resident theatre company...More

Thank Andrew M
Paul B, General Manager at Old Joint Stock Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2017

Hi Andrew thank you for taking the time to review our venue we are delighted you enjoy our Theatre experience we are disappointed however that your view of the rest of our venue isn't the same we believe our venue is very special throughout and...More

Reviewed February 22, 2017

Whilst the lady serving behind the bar was very helpful when ordering, I felt that as we had turned up bang on midday, we should probably have been able to expect our food to be delivered to the table a little quicker. However, we were...More

Thank Robin D
Karl S, General Manager at Old Joint Stock Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2017

Hello Robin.... we are pleased you enjoyed your burger... what a pity you didn't mention your dissatisfaction with the chips at the time we would most certainly have changed them if there was a problem... we are unsure of the issue with twitter but we've...More

Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

This I great pub very large and grand. My main issue was the prices worth a visit but don't expect to much change.

Thank raymond c
PaulBham, General Manager at Old Joint Stock Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2017

Thank you for your review we unfortunately have no control over the pricing of our products we are so pleased you like the venue

Reviewed January 29, 2017

We visited here just before Christmas to see The 39 Steps. It is an intimate theatre and the show itself was excellent, with 4 people playing all of the parts. The rest of the audience seemed to love it and it was clear to see...More

Thank 446MikeE446
PaulBham, General Manager at Old Joint Stock Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2017

Thank you for your kind review

Reviewed December 29, 2016

Having not been to venue before did not know what to expect but found it intimate and enjoyed this tongue in cheek version of the classic 39 steps. There is a small bar on same level for the interval which was welcome and we had...More

Thank yates5
PaulBham, General Manager at Old Joint Stock Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2017

Thank you for your kind review

Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Just out of the hustle and bustle of the Xmas German market crowds Amazing decor Huge Xmas tree with a beside I live singer making for a great atmosphere Just had drinks today but others were eating upstairs Nice to get away from the crowds...More

Thank jamesbond15
PaulBham, General Manager at Old Joint Stock Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2017

Thank you for your very kind review

Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

I've visited this venue on numerous occasions and have never been disappointed with either the food or the theatre. Last night was no exception. The food arrived swiftly and was piping hot, our waiter was very obliging and his smile was infectious. The only but...More

Thank Chris V
PaulBham, General Manager at Old Joint Stock Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2017

Thank you for your review we have replaced our music system since this time and now have more control over the sound.

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