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Great Stone Inn

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158 Church Road | Northfield, Birmingham B31 2LU, England
+44 121 478 1254
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worcs.
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited a couple of times, off the beaten track and adjacent to the Norman church. Traditional food at reasonable prices (various special offers)& choice of cask ales. A lovely quiet corner away from the bustle of traffic. (very civilised!). Well supported by the locals. I hope this little gem can survive the onslaught the likes of Weatherspoon's etc.? It has... More 

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Thank derrym
Birmingham UK
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good pub food wide range of beers. Friendly staff Great location. Relaxing beer garden. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Rod W
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

My friends and I had a great time in pleasant company. The service was prompt and courteous, whilst the beer was served at the correct temperature. We have been to several music events here, both inside and also outside in the beer garden. Try it, you will like it

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Thank Christopher P
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Cheap and cheerful! You get what you pay for. Friendly staff. Strong group of regulars. Beautiful garden to sit in during summer.

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Thank melodymorris
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Like an old pair of slippers. In a fast changing world there's always the stone, and that's the way I like it! Good beer and food. Better in the summer when the gardens open.

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Thank PabloSmythe121
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

It relies on its location and history. It is OK if all you do is drink, but dont expect a lot by way of good atmosphere. A lot of foul mouthed patrons will soon remind you, you live in modern Britain. If you want nicer conversation, actually (and bizarrely enough) - go into the bar not lounge. Still. Its a... More 

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Thank A1BrummieKid
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

If I'm reviewing this as a local pub, the rating is very good. It's a little piece of history in the nicer part of Northfield next to St Laurence church, and it certainly has an olde worlde charm with pleasant bar staff, but in terms of the food I would have to say it is average pub grub. There is... More 

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Thank poorbuthappy10
Auckland, New Zealand
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Visited with family for a Sunday meal. It is a nice little pub, nothing out of the ordinary. There was a good atmosphere with live music (guy with guitar). The food was quite average. Prices were very fair.

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Thank Christianmolsen
cavus, Manager at Great Stone Inn, responded to this review

Thank You for your review, we are pleased you liked the atmosphere and live music, and found our prices to be fair, and we hope to see you again. More 

Birmingham
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

The Stone is not ostentatious but presents itself by being what I expect of a genuine English pub. A good selection of good value cask ales (even cheaper on Tuesdays)and lathers (bargain prices on Mondays) is complemented by a basic but excellent value for money food with special deals for each day of the week. The house wine is excellent... More 

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Thank Farcher
cavus, Manager at Great Stone Inn, responded to this review

Thank You for your review, we are glad you enjoy our beers and food menu and find the staff friendly and we agree we you about the locals, and we look forward to seeing you again and again. More 

Bradwell, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Visited here with my partner one sunday evening. The pub was packed, but this was no surprise as the staff were friendly, there was a lovely olde-worlde cosy feel to it, and the seating as comfy. Two meals for £7.99 was really great value... a good range of dishes and quite tasty. I had fish and chips and wished afterwards... More 

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Thank ZaksAngel
cavus, Manager at Great Stone Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for your review of The Stone we are glad you enjoyed our food and found it good value, we hope to see you soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Church Road | Northfield, Birmingham B31 2LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 478 1254

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?