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Submitted on Saturday, 7th July 2018
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The Stores, Oldbury

Pub added by Delboy 20
Park Street
Postal town: Oldbury
B69 2AS
Phone: 01215522556
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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about The Stores

Old-school pub set between light industrial units and opposite a housing estate, self-described as a 'Bar & Grill' which seems improbable as you cross the basic front patio. The bar area is fairly plain, but some of the furniture is more modern than one might expect. The surprise comes further back where a fair-sized dining room can be found, together with an operational kitchen with a menu that is hardly unsophisticated but cheap and clearly serving local workers coming off shift. Facilities then extend to a slightly split-level, partly covered rear patio garden. No real ale of course, but at least the Worthington Smoothflow is only £2.30.

On 7th July 2018 - rating: 5
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Soup Dragon left this review about Manchester Stores

Plain brick detached corner pub, possibly 40s/50s, with beer patio.

The interior had two rooms and it was like a game of two halves. The bar was modern, with the plain red wall look, pool table and a punchbag machine in the corner. A few old pictures of Oldbury and Villa on the Sky TV didn't ease my slight worry in being caught between to drunks at the bar. I fought my way past the smokers at the front door and entered the lounge. Also modern, with yellow walls and wood panel, it was less scary. A big screen TV had the Villa on. There were leather seats and a brown sofa (a requirement for a publican these days), alas ripped and the carpet was pretty worn. They did food. The service was friendly though and the clientel in the lounge, mature and human.

Beer; sadly just usual tap stuff, with Banks's MILD. No real ale, but Pedigree on keg. MILD was ok.

Not really worth the effort

On 27th August 2009 - no rating submitted
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Delboy 20
Langley Green, 1.09 miles, 20 min walk (show)
Sandwell & Dudley, 1.17 miles, 22 min walk (show)
Rowley Regis, 1.91 miles, 36 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Stores, Langley
4th Apr 2020, 15:40
Picture submitted by peter ashworth deleted by owner
7th Jul 2018, 17:13
Picture submitted by Just a quick pint, then I'm off approved

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  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 27 August 2009 by hondo .
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 27 August 2009 by hondo .
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 27 August 2009 by hondo .
  • Real Ale : No last updated 27 August 2009 by hondo .
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