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Longfellows Restaurant

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255 Hampton Lane | Catherine-de-Barnes, Solihull B91 2TJ, England
+44 121 705 0547
18:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon 18:00 - 23:00
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I came here with my boyfriend for a Saturday night dinner and we were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. The garlic bread was to die for and the duck was perfectly cooked. The dining area was small which felt cosy and kept noise levels down. We'll definitely be visiting again!

Thank Hester C
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72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited a couple of years ago and had a tremendous time with amazing food. The recent visit sadly puts doubt on whether we will return again. Service was somewhat abrupt and then rather slack, plates left for around 20 minutes after finishing main courses. My steak was delicious and that's the reason why it gets a three rating. Hubby didn't... More 

Thank sarah_cee-jay
West Bromwich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic little restaurant in Catherine De Barns, Solihull, small but delicious menu, very reasonable around £16 for main course, catered for our party of 18 with no problems at all, all food lovely and hot. Staff very efficient and very friendly

Thank Annp572016
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great evening as always. Excellent food and friendly service. Nothing is too much trouble. Would definitely recommend to anyone.

Thank Lynne W
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Longfellows on a whim (we normally book), and it was simply stunning as usual. The food is always excellent (my other half had the lamb, and he said it was the best lamb he'd eaten in years), and the service was second to none. Christine and Doug are always welcoming and it's always a pleasure. I don't know why... More 

Thank Eliza R
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You are always welcomed at Longfellows like visiting a friend. The food is always of a high standard with good options on the menu. The prices are good value for the amount of food you have. The restaurant has recently undergone a complete re-decoration so everything is new and the furniture of a high quality. The garden is a little... More 

1 Thank HazelG51
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Menu provides a thoughtful mix of options including a choice of specials dishes - food was excellent, as was the service from start to finish. Would not hesitate to book again and try more of what this justifiably well rated restaurant has to offer.

1 Thank Trek700
Chorley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

A family occasion booked based on the comments from TripAdvisor. What a Gem! We were treated to a varied menu beautifully cooked with timely service without being intrusive. An excellent evening - we would heartily recommend and certainly return

1 Thank paulaO5585WY
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I have driven past this restaurant so many times. Finally we took the plunge. It was really lovely inside, warm and welcoming. There is a lovely bar table and stools inside the entrance for pre drinks. The food was lovely and tasty and the service excellent. Would happily go again. Just one comment. Would love to see nice white tablecloths... More 

1 Thank zantegirl1981
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Went to Longfellows for a long overdue date night with my partner and was. It disappointed either the staff, food or restaurant! Food was amazing! Ended up with three courses it was that good! Am really looking forward to returning for their Sunday roast!

1 Thank seetheworld2815

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$37
British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 Hampton Lane | Catherine-de-Barnes, Solihull B91 2TJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Solihull
  • Phone Number: +44 121 705 0547
Friendly and intimate family run restaurant. Innovative English cuisine prepared by chef/proprietor Doug Long. Changes to menu daily.Beautiful garden area for alfresco dining. Separate vegetarian main course menu available.Early evening and lunch Prix Fixe menu available. Open for Sunday lunch. Only 5 minutes away from Birmingham NEC, Genting Arena,Birmingham Airport and Rail station. Parking available.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?