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The Drop Forge

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6 - 10 Hockley Street, Birmingham B18 6BL, England
0121 448 4578
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:30 am
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Worth looking for the Drop Forge in the middle of the working Jewellery Quarter for a meal - cosy corners for a romantic meal or more formal tables for an office or work meal. Good choice of great food.

Thank 186402Merlin
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76 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a fashionable area of Birmigham the place would have been dead if my family of about 30 people weren't there for a surprise birthday party. The venue looks expensive and my god the food and drink match. Would I visit the place again, not really as I like to have a good atmosphere and vibe for the places I... More 

Thank markjw4119
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasantly surprised - staff very friendly and food good. Only popped in for a snack and it was very quiet but that's is fine with us!

Thank JanB38
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely awesome day made special by all of the staff lots of contact beforehand making sure I had catered for all of the vegans and vegetarians just an all round great day can't wait for my birthday in two weeks

Thank Lionel H
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

I had high hopes of this place after visiting quickly one lunch and it looking busy and inviting. So booked a table with friends for a Friday night. Very disappointing! The place was empty. Absolutely nil atmosphere. We were the only people eating at any table. Food was reasonable but they had no chicken for several of the dishes on... More 

Thank steve b
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Popped in on a weekday at 3.10 in the afternoon to grab a bite to eat.Went to the bar and the waitress proceeded to tell me that they weren't serving food as that stopped at 3.00.Checked the website afterwards and says it serves until 4.00 in the afternoon. Have been in on other occasions and it's difficult to eat there... More 

1 Thank LilD_Birmingham
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

It must be the worst restaurant I have ever been to. (the drop forge in Hockley).The fish I order was over microwave and then into the fryer it was like a house brick the crushed peas & Mint was so dry they had been over microwave as well. I think the cook needs training how to use a microwave. When... More 

Thank WELLY1_12
Pershore, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

Our second visit and enjoyed yet another delicious lunch - perfect! The staff are both friendly and helpful, thank you.

Thank MeJe
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

What a lovely stop off; resting our feet... enjoying a break. What a nice location, including a roof area; beautiful and airy, sitting in the shaded area at the bench tables. We so enjoyed the light lunch of flat-breads and a generous portion of french-fries. Good value for money and really tasty.

Thank montofri
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Have visited several times with visiting colleagues and always had pleasant food and service. Menu offers a good range of meat and vegetarian dishes that are reasonably priced - grilled chicken accompanying a mound of gnocchi was moist and especially tasty. Will be returning.

1 Thank Angela W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 12:30 am
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 - 10 Hockley Street, Birmingham B18 6BL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: 0121 448 4578
See info on website. Let me know when it's listed as would love to be the first to write a review. Very impressed lovely converted industrial builidng in Birminghams jewellery quarter.

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