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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)
441675443223
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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birmingham
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food excellent room hot-stuffy and clostrafobick very popular but can wait for up to 40 min for a table weekdays are best.

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Thank birminghamlizy
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

i have often popped in here on the way home from work, staff are always pleasant and the carvery is generally good for the price you pay, don't expect great selection of veg though, but on a Wednesday night when your tired and can't be bothered the food hits the spot quickly. as I say though the staff have always... More 

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Thank Dawn E
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were lucky to get reservations. This place is very busy and I strongly suggest you call and make reservations. We saw families, large groups and several single women dressed posh at the bar. The food was very good and the chef was willing to share how to make something I really liked. Of course, I said I would not... More 

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1 Thank mmcagan
Warwickshire
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I'd not been here for many years but will certainly be returning soon. Sat in the beer garden for drinks before a meal in the well presented restaurant. Lovely starters of curried calamari and garlic ciabatta. Excellent fish mains and a very tasty chocolate desert. Very good service. An excellent experience all round. Thoroughly recommended!!

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1 Thank MusicManWarwickshire
Solihull
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

i have 5 very special friends, we all love this place and we all celebrate our birthdays here. I fact we were there on 15th July. Food is lovely, fresh and tasty, we all seem to go for the same dish very boring but the Salmon fishcakes. We have it as a starter as the main dish can be too... More 

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1 Thank W6635MEjudym
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

When we visited the malt shovel we were very lucky as we arrived early enough to get a table. Soon after there were families who were turned away dispite it being prime time in a Sunday. They do not allow the pre oiling if tables which is there only downfall.

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Thank Trice210
Solihull
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place to have a family meal for a special occassion. Good choice, great service will always go back ever year.

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Thank Jaspertom
Solihull
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband took me here for a meal in the resteraunt. The ambience was peaceful and very calm. The food was delicious and the staff were attentive and helpful. We would definitely go again. Booking is recommended as it gets so busy

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Thank Julie S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Living in the Solihull area I find the malt Shovel to be the best in my locality. There are always creative , mouth watering specials produced with innovative ingredients. On Sundays recent visit the Whitby scampi and smoked salmon starter was delicious . The restaurant is nicely spaced and the staff are efficient and attentive. I would highly recommend a... More 

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Thank Michael B
Forres, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our 4th visit to eat we started well with scallops and scampi went on to a lamb shank with Caribbean spice while my wife had a steak. But then it went wrong we tried a sweet. While I had the petit fours my wife had the bread pudding with ice cream the dish was clearly microwaved to death... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$67 - $67
Cuisine
British, Pub, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, 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: 441675443223

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?