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The Bird in Hand, Stourbridge

57 John Street
Wordsley
Postal town: Stourbridge
DY8 5YS
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Quinno _ left this review about The Bird in Hand

Two rooms in a U shape. My Holden’s was just about par but I’ve had much better of theirs (NBSS 2.5). Lack of notes makes me think it didn’t leave much in the way of an impression. GBG’23 listed and local CAMRA branch POTY which surprised me, given the absence of much better pubs nearby (where the Bathams houses??)

On 20th January 2023 - rating: 6
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Old Peculiar left this review about The Bird in Hand

Former Banks's pub, now a Hyperion Inns free house. Lounge to the right as you walk in, larger bar to the left, both rooms seem comfy and welcoming. Six ales on tap, Golden Glow, Enville Ale and Town Crier are regular ones and the guest ales are displayed on a blackboard. Decent beer garden and covered area, currently has bell service for both.
Nice to see it's doing well, after all the other nearby pubs have closed.
Voted community pub of the year 2019, pub of the year 2020.
EDIT:
Popped in recently, the beer was a good as ever but sadly the bar was far from welcoming; very cold and the few people in there were all wearing coats and huddled around the radiator (which was only just warm). The lounge was totally opposite, fire on and quite warm and a decent number of patrons, so it's the room to use!

On 10th December 2021 - rating: 8
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Soup Dragon left this review about The Bird in Hand

An end terrace double fronted community pub, with rear patio area. The old out door has a traditional bar off on one side and a lounge on the other - the lounge distinguished by carpet, cushions and a better class of picture on the walls! The bar had a tile floor, a mix of ornaments, trophies, beer mats and picture, as well as a dart board and a TV on with Only Fools and Horses on while England were getting spanked in the cricket on the smaller one. Service was friendly and this is definitely a locals place - although CAMRA were also in and, miserable as I am, people even said goodbye as I left. Six real ales (three pulls in each room) with Bank Top Flat Cap, Fowndes Saga Porter, Bingley's Petham Cross, Hobson's Town Crier and an excellent Enville Ale and Holden's Golden Glow. A delight to visit and a return will be planned soon.

On 17th August 2021 - no rating submitted
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Map location corrected by Just a quick pint, then I'm off
Stourbridge Town, 1.76 miles, 34 min walk (show)
Stourbridge Junction, 2.52 miles, 48 min walk (show)
Lye (West Midlands), 2.97 miles, 57 min walk (show)
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7th May 2023, 10:41
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  • Accommodation : No last updated 20 January 2023 by Quinno _
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 20 January 2023 by Quinno _
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 20 January 2023 by Quinno _
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 20 January 2023 by Quinno _
  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - 10% Wednesdays only - last updated 21 March 2023 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : No last updated 20 January 2023 by Quinno _
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 20 January 2023 by Quinno _
  • Darts : Yes last updated 20 January 2023 by Quinno _
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 20 January 2023 by Quinno _
  • Function Room : Yes last updated 20 January 2023 by Quinno _
  • Hot Food : No last updated 20 January 2023 by Quinno _
  • Jukebox : No last updated 20 January 2023 by Quinno _
  • Karaoke : No last updated 20 January 2023 by Quinno _
  • Live Music : No last updated 20 January 2023 by Quinno _
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 20 January 2023 by Quinno _
  • Micropub : No last updated 20 January 2023 by Quinno _
  • Pinball : No last updated 20 January 2023 by Quinno _
  • Pool Table : No last updated 20 January 2023 by Quinno _
  • Quiz Night : Yes - first Tuesday of the month - last updated 20 January 2023 by Quinno _
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 20 January 2023 by Quinno _
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 20 January 2023 by Quinno _
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 14 August 2018 by Old Peculiar
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 20 January 2023 by Quinno _
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