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Custard Factory

The Custard Factory Gibb Street | Digbeth, Birmingham B9 4AA, England
+44 121 224 7777
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Eclectic shops and cafes in the old Bird's Custard Factory.

I really liked the Custard Factory... From its Birds Custard history to its Car Park with crushed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Roberts69
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Cheese Fest

Went last Saturday, when booking tickets we had to select a 2 hour slot for the visit so selected... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
855sue
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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This premier arts center was created with young people in mind, which offers music studios for jazz, drama, dance and crafts along with shops, cafés and trendy restaurants.
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good42%
  • Average24%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“graffiti art” (4 reviews)
“beer festival” (3 reviews)
“bike shop” (2 reviews)
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The Custard Factory Gibb Street | Digbeth, Birmingham B9 4AA, England
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+44 121 224 7777
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really liked the Custard Factory... From its Birds Custard history to its Car Park with crushed car wall and street art, and its eclectic parade of shops and cafe's, The Custard Factory just had a hip appeal that I liked. The HiFi Shop 'Audio...More

Thank Roberts69
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Went last Saturday, when booking tickets we had to select a 2 hour slot for the visit so selected 4pm - 6 pm. Unfortunately, there does not seem to be any system in place to move on the people who had booked the previous time...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Clearly I am getting old... as years back I would have got excited about events such as "Rock Fest" or "Beer Fest".... so to look forward to something called "Cheese Fest" suggests I have reached previously unexplored levels of sadness in my life. Based in...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

I can only comment on the Beer Festival, this is a very large building split into smaller factory outlets. The outlet for the Birmingham Beer Festival was way to small thus limiting the amount of beers on show, the seating area was far to small...More

2  Thank Covbaggie
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We like the custard factory as it's got a lot going on with some interesting sculpture . We were attending the beer festival so it was busy and it had a good vibe...if the festival was not on I think it would have been empty...such...More

Thank oakley 56
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

I'm not really into gaming or 'tech' so I was not sure what to expect from this visit. However, I was not disappointed and the hour we spent in a VR world blew me away. Highly recommended ......and I challenge anyone to 'do the plank'...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Didn't like the looks of the place but warmed to it as the day and the quality of the beer won me round.

Thank brianthelion
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

This is the first time that the festival has been held here as far as I know as the previous few have been at the Bond. The format was the same with the usual 4 bars and the purchase of the vouchers but there was...More

Thank AnnieM452
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

I was not going to go there during my Birmingham trip, the reviews here made me skeptical. But my friend who lives there insisted I walked around there, and I am so glad I did. It gives you a hip, fresh look at what Birmingham...More

1  Thank Sara B
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

What an amazing experience myself and my brother had here. Would absolutely recommend it to anyone. The owners were fully engaging and were on hand every minute to give you the best gaming experience available on the market. We fought Zombies in one game and...More

1  Thank markyG2400LL
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Leigh G
4 April 2017|
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Response from big-blue-eyes | Reviewed this property |
There is a carpark just down the road from the custard factory on Heath Mill Lane.
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