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The Barge & Barrel, Tipton

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Factory Road
Tipton
DY4 9AJ
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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about The Barge and Barrel

Canal-side pub having an opened-out 'L'-shaped bar (with tables on the low corner stage when not in use for live music), a dark wood-panelled side room oddly located down a single step and semi-modern furniture in both parts. Patio area overlooking the waterway. Offers a curry-based menu under the Mr Chef brand, and real ale in the form of Marston's seasonal Sweet Chariot (£3.30) and Youngs Original was available from two of the three handpumps.

On 9th November 2019 - rating: 6
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Soup Dragon left this review about The Barge and Barrel

Interesting one, this. It is a detached 1920s/30s canal side pub, which replaced a Victorian pub nearer the canal. The pub, when rebuilt was called The Old Bush (it is on the exterior), but was renamed the barge and Barrel at some point - it also has a separate name for the bar - the Ace of Spades. It is a mock-Tudor styled building, mainly in red brick, but with moulded stone around the windows and pedimented doors. There is a beer garden. The interior has an open plan L-shaped room, with a lower area with a pool table at one end. It is a rock bar, so a band were setting-up as i arrived. The decor is a red and brown, with coffee ceiling and the walls are adorned by pictures of rock and metal bands. The TV wast on and the music continued to play at the back (Meatloaf) while the band played, bizarrely. They do some food, but i didn't eat. The service was very friendly and a good group od mixed locals were in. Beer; no real ale, but a good selection of keg beers, with a decent enough Banks's MILD. a decent rock pub, that just lacks a real ale for my personal taste - more than happy i visited though.

On 4th August 2013 - no rating submitted
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Wynne Route
Tipton, 0.43 miles, 8 min walk (show)
Dudley Port, 1.21 miles, 23 min walk (show)
Coseley, 1.28 miles, 24 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Barge & Barrel, Tipton
9th Nov 2019, 22:16
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9th Nov 2019, 22:16
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  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 04 August 2013 by Old Blue
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 04 August 2013 by Old Blue
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 04 August 2013 by Old Blue
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 04 August 2013 by Old Blue
  • Real Ale : No last updated 04 August 2013 by Old Blue
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