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The Malt Shovel

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Barston Lane | Solihull, West Midlands, Solihull B92 0JP, England (Formerly Malt Shovel at Barston)
+44 1675 443223
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked here for lunch last Sunday, absolutely brilliant. The greeting, staff, menu, drinks , food everything was "spot on". Nothing was to much trouble

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Thank Paul C
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want your pint served out of the slops then visit this this place. No really!!! Check behind the bar!! Where there should be drip trays there are pint glasses.... receiving the slops that go into your next pint! I kid you not!!!! And you pay premium prices for this nonsense!!!!! AVOID!!!!!!!

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Thank McStuey
Manchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

returned to this fabulous restaurant a real jewel great food great service great value cannot be faulted

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Thank simon w
Solihull, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I eat here often, and in over 15/16 years of coming here I have never had a bad meal. The food and choose is brilliant, the staff are always happy to help and Very friendly. Can't recommend The Malt Shovel enough.

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1 Thank RobPort1
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a gorgeous pub tucked away. It has a beautiful garden. I have eaten here several times and the food has been consistently good. Staff are friendly and helpful. I will definitely be back.

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1 Thank Sarah_0000001
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's been quite a while since my last visit but it's great to see that the food and service is still excellent

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1 Thank DCJG
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many meals there, lunch and dinner. Always excellent food with varying menu of 'specials'. Good wine list with realistic prices and wide selection.

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1 Thank Rowland H
Henley in Arden, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the baked cod and every single mouthful of every element on the plate was beautiful, lovely and hot and cooked to perfection. My friend also really enjoyed their plates: salmon fishcakes and the sea bass. Really friendly, warm, relaxed atmosphere.

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Thank HIATJ1188
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had lunch here between Xmas and NYE recently. First visit and was most impressed. Very cosy, warm and welcoming which you feel immediately upon entry. They sat us in a quiet spot near the fire. Tasty menu which we really enjoyed. The service was extremely good. Very attentive and super friendly. We will definitely visit again. Highly recommend.

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UK
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

We have not been the Malt Shovel for a few years, we went for our anniversary .The young attentive staff were very professional. The atmosphere is very friendly and a super menu to suit all tastes. The food was expertly cooked from finest ingredients the sauces were of most wonderful taste my wife said her hollandaise sauce was the best... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$67 - $67
Cuisine
Seafood, British, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barston Lane | Solihull, West Midlands, Solihull B92 0JP, England (Formerly Malt Shovel at Barston)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Solihull
  • Phone Number: +44 1675 443223

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?