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Balmoral, Birmingham

Balmoral Road
Bartley Green
Bartley Green
Postal town: Birmingham
B32 4JH
Phone: 07986578705

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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about The Balmoral

Modern(ish) estate pub on the edge of the Birmingham conurbation with a modest grassed beer garden at the front. Semi-open layout inside, with a pool table in the centre and small seating areas around the outside. There is also another bar beyond a second pool table that was not in use when I visited. Unsurprisingly, no real ale available from a pair of disused handpumps, so went for the Worthington's (£2.70).

On 9th June 2019 - rating: 5
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Soup Dragon left this review about The Balmoral

This is a detached 1980s housing estate pub, with patio area. It is a featureless brown brick building with separate entrances for the Lounge (closed at my visit) and the Bar. The bar is slightly irregular in shape due to a side extension. It is in yellow and wood, with a yellow and beam ceiling. It has several TVs that were showing different sports and there is a jukebox although there was no music. Some old photos are on the walls and the seatin is a mix of recently recovered red bench and comfy chairs. It follows tradition by having a pool table and dart board, as well as a few games machines. The service was friendlt, as were a few of the locals that were in. Beer; Doombar was on - but at £1.50 a pint I thought it likely wasn't selling, so i had a shandy. There is M&B MILD. One for the locals, nothing really for the real ale fan.

On 24th January 2014 - no rating submitted
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Bernadette THurman left this review about The Balmoral

This pub is under new management. The new manager is Henry Thurman and he is working hard to make this a family friendly community local.
There is a pool table and a darts area. The beer is supplied from Oakwell Brewery based in Barnsley and is very competitively priced. Acorn lager is only £2 a pint.

On 1st September 2011 - rating: 10
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david johnston left this review about The Balmoral

Good clean well kept pub,Real ale at rock bottom prices,I will be going to this one again

On 10th March 2009 - rating: 8
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