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The Malt Shovel

Lower End, Bubbenhall CV8 3BD, England
+44 24 7630 1141
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good49%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“baguette” (2 reviews)
“peas” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Lower End, Bubbenhall CV8 3BD, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Five of us had dinner here on a Saturday evening. The menu was varied and very reasonable. The food was also delicious, and the staff friendly.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic oldey worldey lounge and DOG FRIENDLY bar. Lovely atmosphere, food excellent and staff very friendly, Mark the proprietor very chatty and knowledgable about the area. Lounge restaurant was very busy but we were lucky to find a table. Definitely visit again, in the bar...More

Thank hotshot062
Reviewed April 7, 2017

Came on this place by chance, the restaurant was full but I was able to eat in the bar. It was a 'Pie Night'. I had a huge portion of steak and kidney pie served with really nice chips and peas. The pie was rammed...More

1  Thank Far_East_TravellerUk
Reviewed March 22, 2017

Simple pub food lunch menu. Entered via car park entrance, meant walking past toilets, strong smell of antiseptic attempting to mask more undesirable odours! Welcome not particularly warm. Old fashioned interior. Food hot but basic, e.g. Pork and stuffing sandwich included masses of packet mix...More

Thank Tycoon123
Reviewed March 20, 2017

Went in here while visiting friends. Staff really friendly and obviously knew my friends well. Had a gorgeous chocolate cake pud - served quickly and with the same smile. Prices reasonable. Well worth a visit if you're in the area.

Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed March 3, 2017

Although we have been visiting here for over 30+ years it has been a good while since we last visited, and we were not disappointed in fact it was a welcomed return,great service, lovely food at a good price, the roast lunch in particular was...More

Thank dtw00d
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food, lovely old pub & friendly staff. Couldn't ask for more for a great evening out. Will definitely be visiting again.

Thank JLMorris81
Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

Visited last night as a party of 8. We didn't book but we were given a friendly welcome and good service at the bar! We all ordered the mix grill which when it landed was massive!! All the meat was perfectly cooked and very very...More

Thank TomHill77
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Fourteen of us went here for the evening Christmas menu meal, plenty of choice for everyone. We thoroughly enjoyed good food and good service, even though there was a power cut in the village as we were about to be served our starters. Candles and...More

3  Thank Tom B
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Had a nice meal, not too expensive but had to check bill as was overcharged. Staff friendly and helpful. Car Park needs lights.

1  Thank Ginny G
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Heather Janet H
Are you open for lunch on Mondays?
March 16, 2016|
Response from sandraclarke747 | Reviewed this property |
I am almost certain that they are open for lunch on mondays
Lara C
Can I bring my dog inside?
January 25, 2015|
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Response from Carole B | Reviewed this property |
Yes. In the bar area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower End, Bubbenhall CV8 3BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Bubbenhall
  • Phone Number: +44 24 7630 1141
A traditional English grade ll listed pub, situated in the village of Bubbenhall, we serve locally sourced traditional real ale and traditional home-cooked food.