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The Ivy Bush, Birmingham

181 Hagley Road
B16 8UQ
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Danny O'Revey left this review about Ivy Bush

Central bar with 3 bar areas around, a little worn in the front off-street area, the padded seats having seen better days. There is a games room to the right with pool and what looks like a sports tv area on the left.

Its a little down market, not helped by its location away from the city centre on the very bust dual carriageway of the Hagley Road, but fair play, we have lost too many community type pus like this and I would support it if closer.

No real ale.

On 8th February 2017 - rating: 4
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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about Ivy Bush

Corner pub partly opened out to form a 'L'-shaped bar with a pool table at the far end. Another bar in darkness to the rear. Basic furniture, with decor including some football memorabilia. Music and sports TVs. No real ale, so had a quite pint of keg M&B Mild (£2.00) before moving on.

On 30th October 2014 - rating: 5
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Soup Dragon left this review about Ivy Bush

A large, corner pub. It is mid-Victorian, with the upper storeys being of brick with entablatured windows and the lower fontage in white, rusticated effect, with black paintwork. With its corner clock, it is a focal point, know all through Brum - it is plain and retains the old fashioned feel, while all about it have changed. The interior has a room around a centre island serving bar; with walls in brown, white and wood, with a white ceiling and patterned carpet. There are a couple of tiled fireplaces and a nice moulded cornice. The walls have mirrors, some footy memorabilia and old prints and pictures on them. There are TVs (a pull down one, too) which had the footy on and there is a jukebox, but the music was from elsewhere, general, and at a decent level. There is maily bench seating. There is a pool table, dart board and a punchbag machine. The service was friendly and it is clearly a locals pub. Beer; no real ale, jus basic taps with Ansells MILD - however this was pretty poor and i had to have it changed for a shandy - there was no fuss though. A real shame about the MILD, as i felt comfy here. If it were on, i would pop back for one.

On 12th December 2013 - no rating submitted
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Five Ways, 0.88 miles, 17 min walk (show)
Birmingham New Street, 1.68 miles, 32 min walk (show)
Jewellery Quarter, 1.76 miles, 33 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Ivy Bush, Birmingham
13th May 2020, 18:58
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13th May 2020, 16:27
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  • Darts : Yes last updated 12 December 2013 by hondo .
  • Jukebox : Yes last updated 12 December 2013 by hondo .
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 12 December 2013 by hondo .
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 12 December 2013 by hondo .
  • Real Ale : No last updated 12 December 2013 by hondo .
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