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The Red Lion

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95 Warstone Lane, Birmingham B18 6NG, England
+44 121 233 9144
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (21 reviews)
“faggots” (10 reviews)
“beef and lamb” (7 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
95 Warstone Lane, Birmingham B18 6NG, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The food was first class and the beer excellent. The pub is very welcoming and cosy, the dining room airy and comfortable. Above all though, we would like to thank all the fantastic staff who could not have been more helpful, friendly and efficient. This...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank dunninn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Want to say thank you to Kush and the team for our wedding reception yesterday - loved every minute! The food was amazing and the room was just perfect for the type of wedding we wanted. Will definitely be back soon!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KateMariea
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Came to this pub last night, the staff were lovely, service was great and didn’t have to wait long for the food. Excellent food and very good portion sizes. Would recommended and will be returning soon.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank butlercarl799
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Afternoon Carl, Many thanks for the review & pleased to hear your comments on the staff, service, food & value. Thank you for the recommendation & we hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We came here with friends as we visited Birmingham. We decided to go for Sunday roast and share the different ones so we could have a taste of everything. Our selection was beef, lamb and pork belly! Food was served prompt and really well presented....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Pacho_Gazpacho
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Hi Pacho, Many thanks for choosing us for your Sunday roast after visiting friends & we're really pleased to read that all the party enjoyed their food. Great that all of you tried the varying dishes with trimmings & all left happy. I'll certainly pass...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Used to love going to the Lord Clifden, the big brother of this pub. In fact I said it was my favourite pub in brum. But last time I was there it was just too busy and noisy for my liking. Sure, some people like...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank John P
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Afternoon John, Firstly, many thanks for the support in using both our UAB pubs, very much appreciated. Yes, I'd say we're a more traditional pub than The Lord Clifden & we have a more relaxed atmosphere than our brother pub up the road. Thank you...More

Reviewed 11 October 2018

Came here last Sunday for lunch and had a fabulous meal. I had the veggie roast and my husband had the lamb and beef. Everything was great...the food, service and atmosphere, all in all a fantastic chilled out lunch. Will be back very soon !!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jo105
Chris W, Guest Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Afternoon Jo, Great to hear & many thanks for your feedback & review. Really pleased you both enjoyed your Sunday roasts & a lazy day with us. We look forward to hosting you both again. Kindest regards RL UAB

Reviewed 9 October 2018

I was not expecting much from this restaurant, but ended up having a very nice lunch, the food was fantastic and the hidden garden is a total gem. Perfect for football fans who don't want to get into big crowds, so nice for couples.More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank steffomarr
Chris W, Guest Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Hi steffomarr Really happy that you gave us a chance & you enjoyed your food & visit to us at the Red. Appreciate the comments on the food & glad you go tto use the garden too. RE Football - agree (no bias) but we...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018

We had a great evening at the Red Lion, 7 of us met up for Friday dinner & drinks. Good atmosphere in restaurant, not too noisy so we could talk. We all chose different dishes & they all looked & tasted good. Staff friendly &...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank downhillcyclist
Chris W, Guest Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Hi downhillcyclist Was a pleasure to host you all & really happy you & your party enjoyed your evening with us at the Red. Fantastic that all meals were enjoyed, staff we're also attentive & allowed you all to enjoy your food, drink & each...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

First time visit after a friend recommended the Sunday Lunch here. A small but very cosy pub with a nice terrace at the rear. The portion sizes are very generous hence we chose the small beef dinner. I was well impressed when my plate arrived...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank solihulllady
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Morning solihulllady, many thanks for your very kind words & review following a visit to us at The Red Lion UAB. Fantastic to hear the recommendation was met & you enjoyed your Sunday meal with us & the service was also friendly & efficient. We...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018

We were in Birmingham with the family to visit a couple of museums. I had googled to see where we could get the best Sunday dinner and the Red Lion looked promising, so I prebooked. We weren't disappointed! I always say that if the food...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank funkcity
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Red Lion, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Morning funkcity, Really happy to read your comments following your break in Birmingham & we're delighted that you chose us following your trips to family & the museums. High praise indeed on all aspects of the Sunday lunch, something we work hard at & pride...More

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25 June 2015|
Response from Chris W | Property representative |
Hi MattyY, Yes you can. We have a clubroom with plenty of space upstairs & we take reservations. Please contact pub to book.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 Warstone Lane, Birmingham B18 6NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 233 9144
  • E-mail
Situated in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter; The Red Lion (UAB) is a traditional pub, rich in both local heritage and modern art.The Red Lion prides itself on serving fresh quality food for both meat lovers and vegetarians, with weekly specials, the kitchen boasts the best in pub classics with a modern twist using the finest local and seasonal produce.Inside you’ll find the UAB art gallery, where you will find the walls decked out in some of the finest Street Art in the UK. You’ll find work from artists such as Banksy, Nick Walker, D*Face & Dolk as some of the pubs one of a kind in house decorations.From the bar, on tap, The Red Lion offers a growing cellar of premium and European lagers as well as a Birmingham exclusive- Budvar Yeast. We also offer local draft ales; Butty Bach and Bathams with special guest ales brought in every week to offer ale lovers something different.The range of ciders available include Thatchers on tap (frozen or original) to real and original ciders that are always available. The Red Lion is always looking to introduce the latest tastes to it’s growing cellar of lagers, ales, stouts and ciders.Other features at The Red Lion include the stylish and spacious clubroom with 3D TV and a dedicated space with it’s own bar, menu and free Wifi. Perfect to hire for those special events, conferences or match day specials.The sheltered beer garden offers customers sun trapped lazy afternoons, Sky Sports and Army Lion stencils as the perfect off road getaway to the hustle and bustle of Birmingham.With 4 large screens across the pub dedicated to nothing but sport, you’ll never miss a moment inside or out and if its on, we’ll show it.We’re Open!Sunday – Thursday, 10am until midnight. Friday and Saturday, 10am until late.
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