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The Arden Oak

$$ - $$$
British, Pub
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20 Arden Oak Road | Sheldon, Birmingham B26 3LX, England
+44 121 743 3438
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a while since we have been here. I very much doubt we will be going back. We started with breaded mushrooms and garlic sauce. Does it get easier? The breaded mushrooms were disgusting. Cooked in fat that is too hot. Frazzled mushrooms would have been better description. The garlic sauce in a stained pot. The utensils are drain... More 

Thank Maurice F
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What you'd expect from a chain. We went on a Saturday evening so it was busy as anticipated. Terrible service, even though I'd booked we wasn't seated until at least 20 minutes later. Then it took an eternity for our order to be taken, at least another 20 minutes. My husband had to go and fetch a member of staff... More 

Thank BeccaBoo6389
Aberavon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Faultless simply the best everything is always cooked to perfection waiting time is usually less than 10 mins huge portions so 2 can easily share staff friendly & helpful if trying something new & you even get fortune cookies

Thank Catherine S
Madrid, Spain
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of our places after work and breakfast on weekends. Customer service is nothing special. Frequently food is cool and late. Last time I lost my wallet with more than £20 at last hour (only waitress left). I called next day and "call tomorrow, the manager is not here today" was the answer. I called next day with... More 

Thank Álvaro J
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met up with friends for a drink in the bar on Saturday night, we didn't eat so cannot comment on the food or restaurant. It was quite busy, lot's of children running around in the bar area, the barman who served us was not the best I am sorry to say he just didn't seem able to remember what... More 

Thank JanetC58
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the Harvester in Sheldon as it's handy when picking someone up from the airport. Otherwise we wouldn't bother with it as we've been to much better Harvesters in London.My daughter ordered a burger which was burnt black so had to send it back.When I picked up a bowl from the salad bar it was dirty and the underside... More 

Thank Sue R
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have just visited the Arden Oak and had a most enjoyable lunch.We were greeted by a very pleasant waitress and quickly shown to our seats.On looking at the menu, it was great to see a lot of new menus ,but saying that made it more difficult to decide what to choose..My two companions went for the salmon which they both... More 

Thank pauline h
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my wife have dined at this restaurant many times over the years whilst visiting family in the local area and whilst we've never had anything to complain about I must say that the new menu is really good! We both ordered the 'can do half rotisserie chicken', basically half a chicken, fries, mushrooms and slice of thick bacon... More 

1 Thank barnieslad
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughters 16th meal had a lovely night Staff more than helpful all our meals came at once , there were 7 of us. Good hot food and good prices. Definitely come here again .Adam was our waiter he was brilliant had a laugh with him .

1 Thank JJPJLB
Wootton Bridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a difference. A new manager who introduced herself Kelly. Clean,tidy, a warm welcome, hot food, clean fresh salad bar, responsive waitress Hannah a goodbye when we left from all, a whole new experience. Well done and thank you see you soon x

Thank mrp180

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $19
British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Arden Oak Road | Sheldon, Birmingham B26 3LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 743 3438
At The Arden Oak Harvester in Sheldon food is fresh, full of flavour and just how you like it. Choose your tasty grill, sauce and side at our restaurant and we'll get cooking - while you head off to the famous Harvester salad bar to grab as much crisp, freshly prepared tasty salad as you like.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?