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The Adderley Park, Birmingham

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168 Adderley Road
Postal town: Birmingham
B8 1EH
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Carl Urmston left this review about The Adderley Park

At first, it didn't look upon, and only when I saw the door ajar did I decide to venture in. Adequately described below but probably more run down than it was 6 years ago- my impressions were that, despite some evidence of faded grandeur (especially looking up at the ceiling), you can't see it lasting for much longer. That said, it was reasonably busy on a weekday afternoon, seemingly with workers from the various industries that still cling on here. One girl, who I think was foreign, came in for a bottle of water, and left immediately. Atmosphere and service were pleasant enough, considering it can't be often they get strangers in here. No real ale of course. In fact, beer came from a can, mine was a Guinness, which tasted- well, like Guinness from a can.
It's a dying breed, a corner pub in an industrial area with very few other amenities around. The inner Winfield in me is heartened to see these pubs still surviving, which is probably the reason I went in in the first place. Catch them while you can. But in all honesty there's very little reason to come here.

On 12th April 2019 - no rating submitted
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Soup Dragon left this review about The Adderley Park

This is a detached corner pub. A Victorian pub that once serviced the local industry, as well as the railway depot at Saltley; it was nice to return for the first time since the mid-1980s. The pub has a cream upper storey, with dog-tooth cornice. The lower storey is in white, with black paintwork on the pilasters and pediments. The interior has a couple of rooms, the smaller back room was not being used. The main bar room is V-shaped. It is in red and white, with some wood panel. There is a chessboard floor. There is no TV, but there is a pull-down screen (not on) and a jukebox, although there was no music. A few bottles, mirrors and a mounted fish and bird feature for interest. There is a pool table. The service was fine and a few locals were in. Beer; no real ale, just the usual tap stuff with Cobra lager and M&B MILD. I just had a shandy. A good example of a working back street boozer, just a pity it has no real ale.

On 6th September 2013 - no rating submitted
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Danny O'Revey left this review about The Adderley Park

Corner industrial local. Not comfortable as such but ok, clean and some nice traditional features, wood panel walls, nice windows and the bar pillar is very good. Pool table, video machines and a juke box. No real ale.

On 14th September 2010 - rating: 4
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Map location corrected by Delboy 20
Duddeston, 0.42 miles, 8 min walk (show)
Adderley Park, 0.44 miles, 8 min walk (show)
Aston, 1.55 miles, 29 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Adderley Park, Saltley
12th Apr 2019, 12:59
Review submitted by Carl Urmston
29th Sep 2013, 19:28
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  • Jukebox : Yes last updated 14 September 2010 by hondo .
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 14 September 2010 by hondo .
  • Real Ale : No last updated 14 September 2010 by hondo .
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