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“A good city centre pub”

The Old Contemptibles
Ranked #43 of 2,291 Restaurants in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $17
Cuisines: Pub
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: You will find The Old Contemptibles in Edmund Street Birmingham within a short stroll of Corporation Street, Colemore Row and New Street - however you won't find another like it. Step in to discover a traditional pub of unique character, revered for its eclectic range of real ales, vast gin selection and its quality pub food, which are served, as they should be, with a generous measure of famous British hospitality.The Old Contemptibles is one of many rare gems in the Nicholson's collection of great British pubs, reputed for their distinctive buildings, intriguing history and vibrant atmosphere.
Reviewed February 21, 2013

They have an excellent range of well kept real ales and a decent menu of pub grub at sensible prices. Its a proper pub and I've had lunch here a couple of times!

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Reviewed February 21, 2013

Have walked past this pub many times without going in.....a mistake I won't be making again! It is a great pub that is well worth a visit. The setting, atmosphere, service and beer all made for a great afternoon drink!

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Reviewed August 27, 2017
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Reviewed October 18, 2016
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General Manager A, General Manager at The Old Contemptibles, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2016

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Reviewed September 5, 2016
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