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The Lord Clifden

€€ - €€€, British,
34 Great Hampton Street | Hockley, Birmingham B18 6AA, England
+44 121 523 7515
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (31 reviews)
“burger” (44 reviews)
“faggots” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
34 Great Hampton Street | Hockley, Birmingham B18 6AA, England
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great Sunday roast, great choice of beer- maybe slightly overpriced for a pub location but worth a visit.

Thank cr1t1que
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Hi cr1t1que, Thanks for popping in for your Sunday roast & glad to read you enjoyed it. Will pass onto Chef & the team! Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 2 October 2017

A classic 'tardis' pub, it doesn't look very big from the outside but once you go in it keeps going and going. The room at the back is massive and ideal for watching the football on the big screens. Gets very busy though and really...More

1  Thank deanothebaggie
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Afternoon deanothebaggie, Thank you for your recent visit & review! Like the description of a 'classic tardis pub'! Happy to read your feedback on the pub, amount of screens we have available for sport, our sheltered beer garden space & the beers we sell. We...More

Reviewed 1 October 2017

Went here for a Sunday roast ....Good old fashioned, no nonsense , Roast dinner and a pint was lovely ...Well done you guys ...will be back !More

1  Thank edoshaughnessy1
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Very good morning Ed, Many thanks for your review following a visit on a Sunday. Really appreciate your feedback on our roasts & glad you enjoyed it & a pint. Pride ourselves on what we offer on the plate & will pass feedback onto Chef...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017

Have been coming to the Clifden for a number of years and popped in with friends last Saturday. We were all amazed at how much the price of drinks have risen. A liefmans fruitesse we were told by the barman it was £6.90 a pint,...More

Thank jive3238
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Hi Jive, Thanks for revisiting us & nice to know you have used us over the years & appreciate the support. Re prices - yes there has been an increase in costs, like many other establishments in the area & the city. We are out...More

Reviewed 24 September 2017

Had it not been for earlier reviews, I would normally have walked past the unimpressive frontage. I'm glad we pushed open the door and went in. There is a palpable warmth to the place with very friendly and helpful staff. The food is simply amazing....More

1  Thank Norman R
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi Norman, We're glad to read the reviews helped your decision & you cam through our door! Really happy you enjoyed your visit, the food & staff we're friendly & attentive. Look forward to seeing you for a Sunday visit, few drinks & roast! Many...More

Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We visited this pub with a large group, it is well set out with a large partly covered garden with DJ playing, it has a good atmosphere and will definitely be back.

1  Thank Robert S
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Morning Robert, Thanks for you & your group popping in & we're pleased to read you all enjoyed the pub. We look forward to welcoming you all back soon.

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

1st visit, and what a lovely surprise - behind a small frontage. Lovely smart pub, plenty of beer choice and amazing outside area with heaters and table tennis table.More

1  Thank Mandllew
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi Mandlew, Thanks for the visit & review following your first time with us. We'd like to think we're a little maze behind the front of pub & great to read your comments on the beer garden (open all year round) & what we offer...More

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

5* - service 5* - venue 0* - music (change change change) Dont go changing my decisions i love the way you areeeeee "barry white" SkaaaaaaaaaaaaaMore

Thank Guy H
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Cheers Guy Thanks for the feedback. Re music - we use local DJs on rotation each week playing across the board (no commercial music) & hopefully they suit most tastes during their sets. Great to read thoughts on service & venue & we hope to...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017

In with a couple of friends from London and as ever a good choice of well kept beers coupled with efficient service.

Thank Brian M
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Hey Brian, cheers for taking the time to pop by with your friends and leave a quick review! We look forward to welcoming you all back very soon. Chris The Lord Clifden

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Never been before but found the place very different. Liking the outside bar but found the place very weird maybe slightly uncomfortable

Thank Sarah M
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not sure, it has a large outdoor bar area
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Well your guaranteed the shag if you go there if you don't then there's something wrong
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$26
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, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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 | Hockley, Birmingham B18 6AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 523 7515
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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.
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