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The Dovecote, Hill Top, West Bromwich

Hill Top
West Bromwich
B70 0SD
Phone: 01215560008
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Punch Taverns

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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about The Dovecote

Looks like an estate-type pub, although it is located on a busy through road, and the external signage places unexpected emphasis on food. It looks like the original building has been extended (perhaps twice?) at the front at some point, with most of the additional seating / dining areas here to be found down a short flight of steps. Tidy furniture and decor throughout, and there are also a couple of small beer gardens at the front and a patio / smoking area at the back. The main bar itself is located further back, with a carvery area in between. This offers non-chain food at remarkable prices (e.g. a standard meal with a choice of three freshly-carved meats at £4.69). The Hobson's Champion Mild available from one of the pair of handpumps was also just £2.40.

On 22nd April 2019 - rating: 6
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Delboy 20 left this review about The Dovecote

Well described below - the carvery was in full swing when I visited and looked decent. They still do a couple of real ales and that was fine too. I'd call in again.

On 4th April 2018 - no rating submitted
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Soup Dragon left this review about The Dovecote

A detached modern estate pub and eatery - well, a carvery, which has a beer garden and an interesting dovecote in the garden that does attract birds. It is a 60s style house, in brick, with sprawling low-level extensions, also in brick - slightly more aesthetic than most of its time. The interior has an open plan area, which is part partitioned, as well a large dining area, down a few steps, that was deserted and closed off. The main area is a bar, lounge and carvery serving area - i didn't eat so can't comment on that. It is in white and blue patterned wallpaper, with white ceiling, red patterned carpet and had blue seating. It looks tidy, and traditional enough with the prints on the walls. There is a dart board, although people sit underneath it (if brave enough) and a TV, which was showing the women's footy. The service was fine and there were a few people in - mainly just drinking. Beer; usual tap stuff with Banks's MILD and Stonehouse Station Bitter on handpull - which was just a tad warm. While it is a generally dull building, it is tidy inside and does real ale - i would pop in again, if just for the one.

On 11th July 2013 - no rating submitted
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22nd Apr 2019, 18:36
Request to remove pub from area Balls Hill by Just a quick pint, then I'm off approved
 
22nd Apr 2019, 18:36
Request to remove pub from area Balls Hill by Just a quick pint, then I'm off

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  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
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