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The Crown, Birmingham

Pub added by elizabeth mcgraw
290 Alcester Road South
Kings Heath
Postal town: Birmingham
B14 6EN
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Crown Carveries (Mitchells & Butlers)

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Reviews of The Crown (Average Rating: 2 of 10) Add Review see review guidelines

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

Large Stonehouse 'Pizza & Carvery' with many seating / dining areas that wasn't serving any food on my early evening visit, and none of the three handpumps was on either (despite one displaying a Pedigree clip). I only bought a Marston's keg 61 Deep (£1.60, half) so I could make a contemporaneous note about how appalling badly run I found this place.

On 16th February 2019 - rating: 2
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Soup Dragon left this review about The Crown

The former King's Arms Hotel, an Edwardian rebuild of an earlier hotel of the same name on the same site. It is now a Crown Carvery. The older Jacobean styled brick, with black and white upper and projecting gables, has a new extension on the side. The interior is now all open plan, with one third being a 'bar' area and the rest turned over to the carvery and dining. The decor is the familiar plain colours; dark red, clay and cream, along with patterned wallpapers. The dining side has the annoying vases, arty art and now ubiquitous Kid's grabbing machine. The bar side has a pool table and several TVs that were showing the football. Old local photos are on the walls. The service was fine, and a few diners were in, but most were locals watching the footy. Beer; usual tap stuff, with Pedigree and a pretty poor GK IPA on handpull. Generic carvery, but left swiftly due to the beer.

On 20th January 2014 - no rating submitted
[User has posted 3053 recommendations about 3048 pubs]


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Delboy 20 left this review about Kings Arms

The Kings Arms is now called The Crown. It is part of the Crown Carveries chain.

On 6th November 2011 - no rating submitted
[User has posted 844 recommendations about 816 pubs]

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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Just a quick pint, then I'm off
Yardley Wood, 1.94 miles, 37 min walk (show)
Bournville, 2.09 miles, 40 min walk (show)
Kings Norton, 2.31 miles, 44 min walk (show)
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8th Mar 2019, 14:01
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Pub Details

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  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
Opening Hours
Sunday8am - 11pm
Monday9am - 11pm
Tuesday9am - 11pm
Wednesday9am - 11pm
Thursday9am - 11pm
Friday8am - 11pm
Saturday8am - 11pm
Hours according to Facebook page, please check before making a special visit
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