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The Old Dispensary, Oldbury

Pub added by Delboy 20
234 Causeway Green Road
Causeway Green
Postal town: Oldbury
B68 8LS
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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about Old Dispensary

As the name suggests, this micro-pub was formerly a pharmacy (replete with access ramps for the less mobile). Features a small square bar with light wood used for most furniture and as panelling on the two side walls. Also has a rather less appealing covered rear patio and a patch of grass that even its best friend would struggle to describe as a beer garden. The counter is wide enough to easily accommodate five handpumps - with the 'house' ODA (£3.20), Butty Bach, Madness from Green Duck and Time Flies from Exit 33 - and three shiny keg founts for a lager and a couple of draught ciders. An additional real ale and seven more ciders were listed on the board, so I guess they are served from gravity or boxes in the rear cool room. NB - Now has longer opening hours, which is a definite plus for anybody looking for a decent pint in these parts.

On 15th July 2018 - rating: 7
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Real Ale Ray left this review about Old Dispensary

A former Pharmacy, this micro bar consists of one large room with the bar along the back wall. The walls were clad in rough cut timber planks, along with the bar area. There was also a few oak barrels in the middle of the floor used as tables. There was a rear patio and beer garden which was a bit scruffy and untidy. Five handpumps, with four in use, Backyard Chinook, Lacons Jack Valentine and two Wye Valley HPA, Butty Bach. We went for the Backyard, which was in good shape at £4.50 for a pint and a half. They also serve a choice of 10 ciders and have won a Camra award for best cider pub. The bus stop was only a short walk up the road for a bus back into Brum.

On 25th February 2018 - rating: 7
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Delboy 20 left this review about Old Dispensary

New microbar and cafe due to open mid Feb.

On 22nd January 2017 - no rating submitted
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Map location corrected by Delboy 20
Rowley Regis, 0.87 miles, 16 min walk (show)
Langley Green, 1.07 miles, 20 min walk (show)
Sandwell & Dudley, 2 miles, 38 min walk (show)
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22nd Jul 2018, 15:28
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  • Hot Food : No last updated 28 February 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Micropub : Yes last updated 28 February 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 28 February 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 28 February 2017 by ROB Camra
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