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Requested be closed with reason - Other: Closed says WhatPub - September 2018

The Rectory, Birmingham Central, Birmingham

50-54 St Paul's Square
Birmingham
B3 1QS
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Al Bundy left this review about The Rectory

Blimey! £2.05 for half of HPA nearly made me cry but thankfully I pulled myself together and waited til I got outside. The place is sort of split in 2 with U-shaped seating to your left and high tables and chairs in the main part, with the tables having arty farty lamps or interesting lamps depending on your point of view. I found it all a bit crap to be honest.

On 25th February 2016 - rating: 3
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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about The Rectory

Modern bar / restaurant, with sparse and uncomfortable seating in the oppressively darkly-decorated bar. More appealing dining room to the side with some booths and better lighting. Several wooden benches outside in the courtyard. Just Wye Valley HPA (£4.05, but thankfully - given the price - in good form) from two handpumps.

On 24th January 2015 - rating: 6
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Soup Dragon left this review about The Rectory

This is a pub and eatery, with a patio area. It takes its name on account of St Paul's opposite, but is in fact housed, i think, in a mid-20th century former printing works. The building has a fairly plain brick frontage, with a couple of pediments with roundel windows. The interior has a couple of areas, although it is technically open plan - as well as a function room downstairs. The decor is one of red patterned wallpaper and plain brick, with a wood floor. There are column supports in both areas, with one being given over to the bar area, the other more for dining. The bar has red banquette seats, with comfy chairs in the dining area. I didn't eat. I didn't see a TV and the music, as it was a Saturday night, was loud-ish. A few bits of arty-farty art are on the walls. The service was fine and there was a mixed, younger clientele. Beer; usual tap stuff with a solid enough Wye Valley HPA on handpull (£4). A solid enough place and i would return, but nothing for the real ale fan to go out of their way for.

On 4th December 2013 - no rating submitted
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Jewellery Quarter, 0.59 miles, 11 min walk (show)
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Latest updates View all updates for The Rectory, Birmingham
2nd Mar 2019, 11:54
Request to mark pub as closed by Quinno _ approved
 
2nd Mar 2019, 11:54
Request to mark pub as closed submitted by Quinno _, with included notes: Other: Closed says WhatPub - September 2018

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  • Function Room : Yes - According to Facebook page - last updated 21 July 2015 by Dave McNally
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Real Ale : Yes - Purity Mad Goose 17/8/13 - last updated 22 August 2013 by Alan Winfield
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