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The Swan, Birmingham

Station Road
Whitacre Heath
Postal town: Birmingham
B46 2JA
Phone: 01675462181
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Punch Taverns

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Ian Mapp left this review about The Swan

Cask Marque accredited. Central bar, with a huge dining room attached to the back. Strangely, the Log burner appeared to be pumping the smoke into the pub.

Beer wise, it was a bit uninspired, with just the staples of Doom Bar and Golden Hen available. The Doom Bar was in excellent condition.

Visit blogged at http://bit.ly/2mXMTl7

On 20th January 2018 - rating: 6
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Soup Dragon left this review about The Swan Inn

This is a detached pub, with patio, beer garden and kid's play areas, along with animals (donkeys). It is a lengthy and what looks like a Victorian build, that has been extended over time. It is in white painted brick, with an array of different styled and sized windows, with a porch and roof coping. The interior is irregular in shape, and pretty much now open-plan around an island of a serving bar. The décor is one of white and brick, with a white and beam ceiling and a stone flag floor. There is a nice brick fire that had a fire roaring - much needed on the day. I didn't see a TV and the music was general and at a decent level. The walls had some old photos on and there were a few jugs and ornaments. There is an area for pool and darts. They do food, but I cannot comment on that. The service was very friendly and a few locals seemed to be in. Beer; usual tap stuff, with Doombar, Old Spekky Hen and a pleasant Pin-up Red Head. There was also a real cider, Cornish Farmhouse, which I tried for a change and was also decent. A really nice pub, sadly perhaps a little opened-out for my personal taste, but still one to visit - especially with the family.

On 20th October 2013 - no rating submitted
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Danny O'Revey left this review about The Swan Inn

Bigger on the inside than it looks there is also a large garden and car park backing onto the railway.

The garden is quite bare & needs a bit of work, but the inside is a lot better. A large space split with screens actually makes a difference from what you would find if taken over by a big chain. Its not confortable as such, its all solid floor, wood chairs & tables but its a traditional unspoilt country inn with beams and wood around.

Menu is short & sweet and there are two real ales of average quality. Seems popular enough.

Sort of place that needs to be used as it shouldn't be lost

On 21st June 2012 - rating: 6
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Latest updates View all updates for The Swan, Whitacre Heath
20th Jan 2018, 21:13
Picture submitted by Ian Mapp approved
 
20th Jan 2018, 20:24
Review submitted by Ian Mapp amended by Ian Mapp

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  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 21 June 2012 by hondo .
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 21 June 2012 by hondo .
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 21 June 2012 by hondo .
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 21 June 2012 by hondo .
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