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The Observatory, Birmingham

44A Barker Street
Postal town: Birmingham
B19 1EP
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Soup Dragon left this review about The Observatory

An end terraced Victorian corner pub - a very 'tight' corner pub! It is in white paineted brick mainly, with a corner entrance - the pilastered frontage may have been repainted, it was too dark to tell. The interior has a couple of rooms that are served by the same serving bar; which together form an L-shape. The room I entered (via the corner entrance) was a bar, which was in yellow with wood panel. There is a white ceiling and wood floor. It is very narrow and a few blokes were in playing dominoes. The other room seemed to be in the same decor, with a pool table and a fireplace, but i didn't see much of it. I didn't see much in the way of pictures, a few Pimms and Jamaican flags decorated. The TV wasn't on and the music was reggae based. The service was friendly enough and the clientele leaned to the more mature - and also friendly enough to pass a quick chat. Beer; no real ale, nothing really other than lager on draught, with cans/bottles and spirits. I had a shandy. It seems a hub for the black community of Lozells.

On 10th October 2013 - no rating submitted
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Map location corrected by Soup Dragon
Jewellery Quarter, 0.9 miles, 17 min walk (show)
Perry Barr, 1.52 miles, 29 min walk (show)
Birmingham Snow Hill, 1.67 miles, 32 min walk (show)
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21st Nov 2015, 18:58
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21st Nov 2015, 13:59
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  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 10 October 2013 by ROB Camra
  • Real Ale : No last updated 10 October 2013 by ROB Camra
  • Real Cider : No last updated 10 October 2013 by ROB Camra
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