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The Vine Inn

Ruston Street, Birmingham B16 8BB, England
+44 121 454 7943
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
Jul 19, 2016
“Lunchtime drink with work colleagues”
3 weeks ago
“The vine inn very good ”
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Bar, Mexican, Indian, British, Pub
Ruston Street, Birmingham B16 8BB, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being from out of town and working away from home, we didn't know what this pub was about but going in this pub every night after work we found the bar staff was brilliant, having a laugh and serving us was very polite, Thursday had...More

Thank lynette d
MartinGAston, Manager at The Vine Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. Your welcome anytime. Janette

Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

Amazing food and amazing service. The pub has some incredible ales and the fresh BBQ kebabs ale to die for.

Thank James M
Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic time. Great beer, great food only a shame the villa didn't perform as expected. Say hi to Martin for me. Seriously, enjoy..... I did... .

1  Thank Blunderbunny
Reviewed September 23, 2016

We went their as a family with my 2 year old boy. Were greeted at the bar with a grunt from one female bar staff and then when I asked for some information, the second lady staff grunted to say "yeh, i don't really know....More

Thank shiv7448
MartinGAston, Owner at The Vine Inn, responded to this review

You have placed the review on the wrong Vine. The Vine you are referring to is the one in West Brom which is an Indian curry house. We are the Vine in Birmingham, near 5 Ways. May I ask you or Tripadvisor admin to remove...More

Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Regular haunt when we want to get away from the office, chew over pertinent issues and just enjoy a pint and cheesy chips. Friendly staff not too busy and a few TV's if you just want to watch sport or the news.

Thank TravelynLight
Reviewed May 16, 2016

I have enjoyed occasional lunchtime visits to this traditional pub for the competitively priced food and guest ales over many years. The offer of free room hire tempted me to hold my leaving do in the Vine. They were very flexible with food and music...More

1  Thank Goodleaver
MartinGAston, Manager at The Vine Inn, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words. We are pleased you had a good leaving do and wish you all the best for the future. We cater for all types of party up to around 100 persons. We have our own music system but can supply...More

Reviewed April 29, 2016

Trad pub with a good selection of drinks. A couple of guest real ales which frequently change. Hot food available friendly staff and locals. Good prices. I like this pub. It's like pubs from yesteryear. It just feels real and friendly. A nice place to...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed March 28, 2016

A locals pub just a few minutes walk from the Broadway Plaza (where I was staying). I would have stayed longer but had gone in search of a pint of real ale - and while Old Speckled Hen was on I was informed the brewery...More

1  Thank Ubik451
MartinGAston, Manager at The Vine Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are sorry we did not have Speckled Hen on tap during your visit. We do stock this in bottles but fully understand the desire for a fresh pint from the cask. Local demand for real ale has dropped in...More

Reviewed September 25, 2015

Went here to watch a game with friends and they had no ales of merit on tap, I bought the last bottle of ale in the fridge (yes one between us) and the location, I thought was in a slightly rough area with the sign...More

3  Thank A_-_-_-HIM-_-_-_-P
MartinGAston, Manager at The Vine Inn, responded to this review

I am sorry your experience was not great. The pub is in the middle of a transfer from Punch to the head landlord. Legal paperwork has been delayed which make us somewhat unsure whether we will continue at the pub. The outside of the pub...More

Reviewed June 5, 2015

Met a friend for a lunch time pint and the Guinness is very good. Other beers on offer seemed to be one decent ale and a few regular pub beers/lagers. Old fashioned atmosphere with a pool table in middle of bar. My friend said that...More

Thank Baggie57
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $5
Bar, Mexican, Indian, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Takeout
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ruston Street, Birmingham B16 8BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 454 7943
  • E-mail
Traditional English free house pub with fine ales, lagers and beers. Full menu on daily 12 noon until 3pm. Snack menu on at all other times.