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The Malt House, Birmingham Central, Birmingham

75 King Edwards Road
Birmingham
B1 2NX
Phone: 01216334171
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Pub Type

Taylor Walker (Spirit Pubs)

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Al Bundy left this review about The Malt House

Large canalside Greene King pub. I found this to be a pleasant, if a bit corporate, place. Set on a couple of floors this mainly open plan pub is quite good for Greene King. Menu cluttered tables can be a pain and this place was no exception. That said there are 8 handpulls and though the thought of a Greene King monopoly is shuddering there were a few interesting beers on on my visit, albeit Halloween and Bommy Night themed. Better than I thought it was going to be.

On 13th November 2018 - rating: 7
[User has posted 3224 recommendations about 3139 pubs]


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

First revisit since the Greene King takeover, but little seems to have changed from the previous Taylor Walker days other than the menu branding. Otherwise, it remains a large, but rather unimaginative, conversion of the former maltings with multiple seating areas / dining areas on several floors (not all always open), although the exterior balcony seats overlooking the canal junction can be a good spot if the weather is right. Anyway, on this visit, five of the eight handpumps were in use, and with no IPA on the choice was London Glory, Olde Trip and the seasonal Un-beer-lievable were available plus two local guests from Silhill - Russian Pale Ale (£4.15) and North Star Porter.

On 1st July 2018 - rating: 6
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Bucking Fastard left this review about The Malt House

A former maltings,but the "olde worlde" faux interior doesn't make use of any original features,and feels quite corporate.Greene King insignia on the outside doesnt instill confidence,but it's clean and tidy.There is a mix of furniture on the bar level,some high tables,lots of fitted benches,some raised areas,while the upstairs level has more conventional dining tables but with a balcony giving great views over Farmer Bridge Junction,the real heart of the West Midlands canal system with lots of boating action.Greene King pub grub menus much in evidence.
There was a positive surprise on the real ale front,with three of the six pumps carrying Silhill Pure Star,Gold Star and Blonde Star (decent).The other three had GK IPA,Robinsons Trouper and a third regular reversed.
I was in during a quiet period,on summer weekends I have seen it rammed which may colour your experience.Better than my worst fears,and better than a lot of identikit bars in the immediate area.

On 6th June 2017 - rating: 7
[User has posted 1805 recommendations about 1805 pubs]


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Latest updates View all updates for The Malt House, Birmingham
13th Nov 2018, 15:15
Review submitted by Al Bundy
 
1st Jul 2018, 13:11

Pub Details

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  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - 10% - last updated 04 May 2015 by ROB Camra
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 02 August 2015 by hondo .
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 02 August 2015 by hondo .
  • Karaoke : Yes last updated 13 October 2014 by Dave McNally
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 02 August 2015 by hondo .
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 02 August 2015 by hondo .
Opening Hours
Sunday11am - 11pm
Monday11am - 11pm
Tuesday11am - 11pm
Wednesday11am - 11pm
Thursday11am - 11pm
Friday11am - Midnight
Saturday11am - Midnight
Hours according to Facebook page, please check before making a special visit
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Last inspected: October 31st 2017
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