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The Bulls Head, Solihull

Barston Lane
Barston
Postal town: Solihull
B92 0JU
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Punch Taverns

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Nick Davies left this review about The Bulls Head

Nice little pub as described by Soup below, indeed doesn't look like much has changed in forty years or so. The semi-rural villages around Solihull are and always were fabulously wealthy dormitories for Birmingham businessmen and tend to be fairly sterile; the Bull's Head is a welcome sign of life.

It's in the current GBG and the Mad Goose on top form. Well worth a visit.

On 13th May 2019 - rating: 8
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Ian Mapp left this review about The Bulls Head

An interesting pub from a different era. 1930s, I would say.

Loads of awards in the foyer (Camra pub of the year, 20 years in the GBG) and into the lounge.

Unchanged for decades by the look of it.

Four real ales on, and I went for an excellent Hobsons - at £3.40.

Lots of people ordering food, having booked tables - so must be good.

An experience worth making a trip for.

On 18th January 2015 - rating: 8
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Soup Dragon left this review about The Bulls Head

A nice white rendered detached country pub, with beer garden and more gables than you can shake a stick at. In the GBG 2010.

The interior has three rooms, one of which appeared to be a dining room, which i didn't really see. The bar is in white decor and is quite small, with some sport and other memorabilia on the walls, as well as pictures of the pub. The lounge, again, i didnt see much of, only that it was also in white and had an extra hanpull beer on. We mainly spent our time in the nice beer garden. The service was fine and the clientele, several mature patrons. There was no music and no TV. The place does food, but we did not eat.

Beer; tap stuff with M&B MILD. On handpull there was Adnams Bitter, Purity Goose, Hook Norton Hooky Bitter, which was fine and St Austell Tribute, which was lurking in the lounge!

Another pleasant country pub experience - Solihull town centre maybe as enjoyable as lunch with Vlad the Impaler, but they have some nice country pubs!

On 10th June 2010 - no rating submitted
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Graham Coombs
Hampton-in-Arden, 2.2 miles, 42 min walk (show)
Berkswell, 2.98 miles, 57 min walk (show)
Dorridge, 3.74 miles, 1 hr 12 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Bulls Head, Barston
13th May 2019, 09:33
Review submitted by Nick Davies
 
2nd May 2019, 18:12
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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.

  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
Opening Hours
Sunday12noon - 11pm
Monday11am - 3pm | 5pm - 11pm
Tuesday11am - 3pm | 5pm - 11pm
Wednesday11am - 3pm | 5pm - 11pm
Thursday11am - 3pm | 5pm - 11pm
Friday11am - 11pm
Saturday11am - 11pm
Hours according to Facebook page, please check before making a special visit
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