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Toby Carvery Quinton, Birmingham

Pub added by david johnston
563 Hagley Road West
Quinton
Postal town: Birmingham
B32 1HP

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Pub Type

Inn Keepers Lodge (Mitchells & Butlers)

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E TA left this review about Toby Carvery Quinton

A large Toby Carvery, previously The Holly Bush, and well described by Soupy, below. The dreadful muzak was over-loud, uncontrolled children presented a trip hazard and the staff were slow and un-engaging. The front was littered and unappealing. There was only one ale on, Wainwright’s Golden Ale, which was hideously over-gassed, too cold and a chore to finish. The food looked drab and dry – a good appetite suppressant. I don’t think I’ll be coming back next time I’m passing.

On 13th February 2019 - rating: 5
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Delboy 20 left this review about Toby Carvery Quinton

Typical food pub with only Doom Bar on the beer front. If you aren't eating it isn't really worth the bother.

On 24th September 2018 - no rating submitted
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Soup Dragon left this review about Toby

A massive, detached, Toby Carvery eatery with attached accommodation known as the Innkeeper's Lodge and a beer garden. The whole area was swallowed under housing in the 1930-50s and this was once the Holly Bush Inn, with its own bowling green. It is in the typical mock-Tudor style of the period, being wood beam and white, with dormer windows and tall brick chimney stacks. It is another functional open-plan building, with a central bar and dinind areas all around, which is in patterned wallpaper and a mushroom colour. There is a 'bar' area tucked up the corner that is in green and coffee. There are a few fireplaces and some old local photos are mixed with ones of Churchill, for some reason. The bar has a TV, which had the news on and the background music was very soft. I really found this Toby soulless, especially as the beer choices were Marston's EPA and Pedigree - along with the usual tap stuff - so i just had pop. I didn't eat, which i know is the purpose of the place, but I can't really say i would seek it out to do so. I weep for the Holly Bush.

On 26th November 2013 - no rating submitted
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