The Old Joint Stock Theatre doesn't just offer delicious pub food in Birmingham, it also acts as your pre-meal to many of the amazing performances that takes place within. Not only are there plays and live music to get stuck into, the Victorian building plays host to dinner events that take advantage of the pub's architecture.
Best Pub Lunches in Birmingham
Rain or shine, we all know that the heart longs for a hearty pub lunch and that's why we've put together a list of the very best to be found in the UK's second city. From traditional pubs in Birmingham serving the highest standard of locally sourced meat to independent venues with a quirky Deep South take on a pub lunch, there's plenty of great food in store. Check out our recommendations for the best pub lunches in Birmingham and chow down on a selection of the finest grub that these Birmingham boozers have on offer.
Boasting a chipper selection of traditional pub dishes, The Rose Villa Tavern in the heart of Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter makes for a great spot to take in the city as it goes by. A quirky venue boasting traditional stone features, emerald green tile work and a whole host of kitsch wonders, The Rose Villa Tavern is a great for those looking for something a little different from their pub lunch.
The Lord Clifden pretty much offers everything you could want from a pub lunch in Birmingham. After some hearty, delicious burgers? They've got you covered. Hangover-destroying roast dinners? Of course. A tonne of wonderful British pub classics? You know they do.
Sometimes all it takes is a hearty traditional meal in one of Birmingham's cosy pub and the troubles just seem to wash away. The Fighting Cocks in Moseley promise both thanks to their selection of seasonal dishes and cracking pub grub that make eating out in Brighton a relaxed affair. From their kitsch surroundings to their cool clientele, this pub in Birmingham have pub lunches cracked.
Did you know that this pub-cum-music venue in Birmingham has a tasty surprise up its sleeve? While The Hare and Hounds does promise a great selection of traditional British dishes, it also promises a cracking menu of Deep South delicacies that we bet you've never come across before. For contemporary dining in a 19th century environment, to Kings Heath you must flee.
Another great venue for something a little different from your pub lunch in Birmingham, The Victoria has brought Soul Food Project on board for a cracking selection of meat patties, gumbo and pulled pork wonders all year round.
Unlike any other pub lunch you've had before, The Barton Arms promise some of the most exotic grub in the city. A unique and unusual menu to be found in such a classic, Edwardian pub, their Thai menu even boasts two dishes for £10 on a Tuesday and some of the best real ale in the city.
If you're venturing out into the Birmingham suburbs then don't miss this little gem on your travels. A cool and quirky pub in Harborne, The Plough is a true purveyor of the fine art of pub lunching thanks to their cracking selection of dishes. From traditional roast dinners to hearty beef burgers that any good American diner would be envious of, The Plough is a great spot for a pub lunch in Birmingham.
Known as something of a sausage institution, The Queen's Arms boast one of the biggest selections of Lashford sausages in the city. Putting these award winning sausages to the test in a selection of classic British dishes, The Queen's Arms is a hearty and traditional venue for those looking to simmer down this lunchtime in the city with some classic pub grub and local real ales.