We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Lord Clifden

€€ - €€€, British,
34 Great Hampton Street, Birmingham B18 6AA, England
+44 121 523 7515
Call
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (24 reviews)
“faggots” (5 reviews)
“burger” (26 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
34 Great Hampton Street, Birmingham B18 6AA, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (360)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

41 - 50 of 357 reviews

Reviewed 2 May 2017

We were visiting the Jewellery quarter, and had bobbed in to a couple of pubs for beer and lunch. They were shocking, so we didn't stay. Outside one of those pubs was a guy on his 'fag break'. He sent us here. So glad he...More

Thank Chatterbox999
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Hi Chatterbox, Thank you for your review & we're really pleased to read the recommendation was well worth it & you managed to find us & a place to enjoy food & drink in the JQ area. Glad we were able to cater for you...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I have been to this pub a few times before I moved to JQ but it's only yesterday that I had a meal there and I was very impressed! There are some great pub classics, lovely staters and an awesome variety of sharing platters. We...More

Thank Christy9409
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Hi Christy, Many thanks for the review & your continued support & we're pleased to read you ate with us for the first time & we're not disappointed with what we have to offer. The faggots - a true pub classic & it's a hugely...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017

We went here based on recommendations from several people to have a Sunday roast, and were not disappointed! They have a sheltered garden area keeping you protected from the wind, making it pleasant even on a colder sunny day. The roasts (vegetarian and beef) were...More

Thank MrEllingham
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Hi Mr Ellingham, Great to read your comments following you & your parties roasts with us. Glad to note all of you enjoyed the food with us & we thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. Hopefully we'll see you soon &...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

A proper boozer! This place is great for a lunch time beer and food! However most of the ales are pale! I would love to see a traditional cask ale on tap rather than the yuppie pale ale being served. The food is very generous...More

Thank Steve4072
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Morning Steve, Cheers for taking the time to leave us a review & for having your business lunch with us. Glad you enjoyed the food & beer. RE Ales - it's all done on rotation & we do get dark ales on. Recently had the...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Third visit and 3rd time I've ordered the vegetarian faggots to be told they have none available only today we were told at the point the food should've been served. Can't fault the bar staff though who tried their best to resolve the issue. Ended...More

Thank Jus_x
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Hi Jus, Thanks for bringing this to our attention. Very disappointing to read if you've been in a number of times & the dish ordered hasn't been available. I'll seek answers from the chef & kitchen team. We are looking at changing our menu &...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Popped in for a fry up Sunday morning and loved it. Good atmosphere, lovely covered beer garden and delicious breakfast. Definitely will return to this lovely pub.

Thank AllisonTuck
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Hi Alison, Appreciate the comments & great to hear you enjoyed your breakfast with us. We look forward to your return & thanks again for the kind words.

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

On what's possibly the sunniest day of the year we enjoyed drinks in the garden here. There are lovely seating areas with banksy type murals on the walls. The food looked delicious and after the fun and games we had getting a good lunch we...More

Thank finchaa
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Hi Finchaa Many thanks for the review & great to read you caught the sunshine & was able to enjoy our beer garden. Appreciate the comments on the decor & the food & we do hope you return & sample what's on the menu. Many...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Went to Lord Clifden with colleagues. We had a couple of drinks and food before going out on Saturday night. The venue was very lively, there was a good crowd and prices were reasonable. I was only disappointed with the attitude of the waitress. I...More

Thank TravelYordan
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thanks for the feedback Y0rds from your visit. Will look at the rotas as to who was on shift & we have staff meeting today so I'll feed this back to the team & look into it for you. Cheers for the review & hope...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I was really excited to try here after reading such glowing TripAdvisor reviews about the Sunday dinner. Unfortunately it didn't live up to expectations. Had the beef Sunday roast, the good parts was the yorkshire pudding and the veg. But the downside was the lack...More

Thank ssoph11
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Hi Ssoph11 Thank you for leaving us a review following your visit to us on Sunday. Obviously, it's also disappointing for us to read these comments & I'll be taking your feedback to our staff meeting this afternoon to discuss with the team. Not sure...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Been here today, what a fab place. Staff excellent behind the bar and serving food. The lady serving food couldn't do enough for us, pub grub at its best. Very busy place at lunchtime. Excellent garden too.

Thank Gartree
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Morning Gartree, Thanks for the positive review & kind words. Very happy that you enjoyed your experience here, the staff were helpful & the food was spot on too. We hope to see you again soon

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
24 Carat Bistro
401 reviews
.34 km away
Two Cats Kitchen
303 reviews
.36 km away
Coffee Tales
132 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby Attractions
Museum of the Jewellery Quarter
913 reviews
.20 km away
Jewellery Quarter
531 reviews
.36 km away
Blue Orange Theatre
24 reviews
.13 km away
Warstone Lane Cemetery
13 reviews
.41 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Kelly J
20 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Norman R | Reviewed this property |
not sure, it has a large outdoor bar area
0
Votes
Dave C
27 April 2015|
Answer
Response from Gary P |
Well your guaranteed the shag if you go there if you don't then there's something wrong
-1
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$27
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 02:00
Saturday
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Great Hampton Street, Birmingham B18 6AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 523 7515
  • E-mail
Description
The Lord Clifden (UAB) is a true free house with a difference. Situated in the Jewellery Quarter, we are highlighted in both the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2015 and the Good Pub Guide. In the last 3 years, we've received 5 Observer Monthly food awards; 2012 national runner up in the Observer Monthly food awards and regional winner for the Midlands. 2013 We repeated the success with another 2 'runners up' awards: 'Best Place to Drink' and 'Best Sunday Lunch' 2014 regional runners up for 'Best Place to Drink' & Best Sunday Lunch' In 2014, we were awarded 'Best Community Pub' for the West Midlands & Wales region in the Great British Pub Awards.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing