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The Lamp Tavern, Birmingham

157 Barford Street
Highgate
Postal town: Birmingham
B5 6AH
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Reviews of The Lamp Tavern (Average Rating: 8 of 10) Add Review see review guidelines

Moby Duck left this review about The Lamp Tavern

What could be described as a proper pub its a great little basic Irish boozer, It was very welcoming to our crowd of crawlers and the free sausage rolls, hot and cold went down a treat as did my pint of Hobsons Town Crier.

On 28th November 2021 - rating: 8
[User has posted 1524 recommendations about 1505 pubs]


Steve of N21 left this review about The Lamp Tavern

I was in the second wave of PuG crawlers to the Lamp Tavern but still managed to visit whilst there was some sausage rolls left. This is a fantastic little Irish pub and I can only concur with previous reviewers with regards to the warm welcome from the Landlord and the other regulars who were in situ in the main bar room and to the quality of the ales which was very good if my Hobson Best was anything to go by.
What I can add however, as the door to the Lily Langtry room was open when I went to the loo, is that this is a further lounge bar in a sizeable room with its own short servery and comfy looking padded button backed banquette seating. There is no natural light but does have a small stage at the rear presumably for live music. However the room looked like it hadn’t been used for a fair while and I guess they haven’t started live music since reopening.

On 24th November 2021 - rating: 8
[User has posted 1807 recommendations about 1745 pubs]


Tris C left this review about The Lamp Tavern

Out in the middle of nowhere, this is well described below, with a friendly local crowd and landlord to match and rare for an Irish pub in that it sells a selection of real ales and quality ones to boot.
I went for the Hobson's Town Crier which I recall was very good.

On 20th October 2021 - rating: 8
[User has posted 1502 recommendations about 1481 pubs]


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This pub features in the following crawls:
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Digbeth by Roy Collins
Digbeth Real Ale Pub Crawl plus One by General Staal
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Des McGarr
Birmingham New Street, 0.69 miles, 13 min walk (show)
Birmingham Moor Street, 0.78 miles, 15 min walk (show)
Bordesley, 0.84 miles, 16 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Lamp Tavern, Highgate
28th Nov 2021, 10:57
Review submitted by Moby Duck
 
24th Nov 2021, 18:17
Review submitted by Steve of N21 amended by Steve of N21

Pub Details

Pub details supplied by members of this site to the best of their knowledge. Please check with pub directly before making a special trip.

  • Accommodation : No last updated 10 May 2014 by Pub SignMan
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 10 May 2014 by Pub SignMan
  • Car Park : No last updated 10 May 2014 by Pub SignMan
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 17 November 2019 by paulof horsham
  • Hot Food : No last updated 10 May 2014 by Pub SignMan
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 29 September 2013 by Quinno _
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 17 November 2019 by paulof horsham
  • Micropub : No last updated 04 August 2020 by Tris C
  • Pinball : No last updated 10 May 2014 by Pub SignMan
  • Pool Table : No last updated 10 May 2014 by Pub SignMan
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 12 July 2012 by Alan Hurdle
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