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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” (30 reviews)
“burger” (43 reviews)
“faggots” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
34 Great Hampton Street | Hockley, Birmingham B18 6AA, England
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Popped in on our way out of town. Brilliant Full English and delicious coffee at a great price. The girl that served us was very good and helpful. Could become a regular stop for beakfast

Thank SharonaWestMidlands
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Hi Sharona, Thanks for popping in on your way out of the town & glad the trip was worthwhile. Will let chef know re breakfast & also will see who was on shift to receive the praise. Hope you'll stop by again soon. Many thanks

Reviewed 30 January 2018

Visited again after quire a time .Stiil a lovely place with lots of indoor and outdoor space .Good range of ales ,ciders and wines .Friendly attentive staff and clean tables . We visited for Sunday lunch .Glad we did as there was a really good...More

Thank 5,151
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Afternoon 5151, Many thanks for returning to see us & really pleased to read your thoughts on the food, drink & staff following your visit. Great to receive feedback on our award-winning Sunday roasts & also on the vegetarian dish. We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 29 January 2018

Called in saturday lunchtime following some shopping around the jewlery quarter. Three seperate meals , all enjoyed. Good real ales available including several pale ales, my personal favorite type of beer. I found the Hockley pale ale to be in perfect condition, and a good...More

Thank sda65
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Hi sda65 Many thanks for the great feedback & kind words on the food & on our own HPA. Really happy all meals were enjoyed & the chips stood up to be like your moms (high praise indeed!) We look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

The beer garden is indeed the best feature of this pub, it's has space and it has this charm of a hidden place in the middle of the city. Surprised that they won't allow under 21-year-olds. I am older than that but it's just something...More

Thank AnaM18084
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Hi Ana M, Thanks for your review & glad you liked the beer garden. Hopefully you'll be able to enjoy it to its full potential in the summer months! Age restrictions - we do allow children / young adults in the pub on set times...More

Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Always make an effort to visit the Lord Clifden but my last visit might be the last for a while, pint and a 200ml Prosecco £12.85....oof! Pint and a 200ml prosecco 15p shy of £13, oof!

Thank lovelyjubbaly
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Cheers Lovelyjubbbly for your feedback & effort to see us. Will seek feedback re Prosecco. Do know it also costs a small fortune to get in but will speak to manager. Appreciate your review & hope you'll pop back in good time.

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Visited here twice in 10 months and the place is excellent. On our first visit at the start of year, the food quality was matched by the service delivered by the two waitresses that looked after us. Staff friendly on this latest visit but what...More

Thank Andrew D
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Thanks for your feedback Andrew following the table of 10! Glad all visits have been matched with great food & service too, always good to note consistency of the pub & what we offer.

Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing roast in a wonderful cozy pub with stunning pieces of art to enjoy whilst munching away :) Will definitely be returning - if you ever visit Birmingham you must go here! I’m still dreaming about how delicious the roast was and if I...More

Thank Emma L
Chris W, Public Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2018

Hi Emma Can't thank you enough for your glowing review & very kind words. Means alot & we do pride ourselves on our food, partic the Sunday roasts, sop to get this feedback makes it all worthwhile. Really pleased to also note your comments on...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We saw Kasabian the Saturday and came here on Sunday searching for some much needed breakfast. The walk in the snow from the apartment was well worth while. The food was delicious and served by a very friendly chef. We had a couple of cheeky...More

Thank Rotherhamite
Chris W, Guest Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Morning Rotherhamite, Many thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, particularly in the conditions you faced! Great to read your thoughts on the breakfast & quality of the produce we serve (Lashfords Sauasages) & chef on duty (will pass on your comments)....More

Reviewed 8 December 2017

Visited with a bunch of Geriatric Friends with high expectations for an afternoon drink and they were all impressed. Service was friendly and efficient and we were offered samples of various Real Ales before we decided on what to order. The Bar was quirky but...More

Thank AndyA104
Chris W, Guest Relations Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Hi AndyA104, Great to hear you & the group enjoyed your visit to us for beers & food. Appreciate comments on the beer & we hope to see you again soon, perhaps in warmer climates where you can enjoy a lazy day in the beer...More

Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

After spending most of the train journey hunting the web for a decent roast we were recommended this. Glad we we're! Great roast- veggie faggots were Awesome! Didn't feel like a meatless roast. Perfectly cooked, seasoned, FRESH & SEASONAL veg. Guy behind the bar had...More

Thank To Y H
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Hi To Y H, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review following your hunt for a roast in Brum! Really pleased to hear the feedback on the food & yes, the veggie faggots have really been a success since adding them to...More

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darren f
17 April 2018|
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20 October 2017|
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Response from Norman R | Reviewed this property |
not sure, it has a large outdoor bar area
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27 April 2015|
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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