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The Lord Clifden

$$ - $$$, British,
34 Great Hampton Street, Birmingham B18 6AA, England
+44 121 523 7515
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (28 reviews)
“faggots” (5 reviews)
“burger” (25 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
34 Great Hampton Street, Birmingham B18 6AA, England
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1 - 10 of 357 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago 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
Reviewed 4 days ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to the Lord Clifden several times over the last couple of years and had a few meals which have been very good, but I mainly go for its real ale beer selection. Two weeks ago,late afternoon on a Friday, I was surprised to...More

Thank MMStoke
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi MMStoke Again, we thank you for visiting us again & for leaving us feedback following your most recent visit to us. It's obviously disappointing to read dissatisfaction & we pride ourselves on a good selection of ales & beer on offer. I believe this...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Firstly, I've only ever drank here, never tried the food so can't judge that. The pub itself is pretty small but the back is a very good size with cool street art & plenty of benches to sit. The staff are so so to be...More

Thank Luke B
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Morning Luke, Thanks for your honest & constructive feedback following your latest visit to us. RE staff - if it was anyone in particular & you'd like to digress, please feel free to privately email us. We realise we're not everyone's cup of tea, but...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful Saturday morning breakfast with friends today. Brummie breakfast with a superbly cooked piece of steak was superb and with excellent flavour. Black pudding and mushroom were top drawer. Staff were really welcoming and fun to interact with.

Thank SteveM999_12
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Steve, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review following your breakfast with us at the pub. Great feedback & I shall pass this onto Chef & the team. Also great to note commetns on the staff too. Thanks again

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for Sunday dinner here last Sunday. I could not fault their roast, apart from the peas being mixed in with the cabbage which made them harder to pick out, but that's just my personal issue with peas I'm sure in real life that's fine....More

Thank Lounw88
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Lounw88 Thanks for the positive review & your thoughts on the pub. Great to read your comments on the pub food & glad you enjoyed the beef! We'll make a note next time for the peas, or if not a fan, please ask to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visit their few days back with my friends this place is good for drinks nice cosy and very busy. But food won’t recommend, Me and my partner we ordered soup and jumping bean goat cheese burger, which wasn’t worth for that money even not tasty...More

Thank mimansha c
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi mimansha c, Thanks for stopping by & for your feedback following your visit. Thanks for the kind words on the venue & that you enjoyed the drinks. RE Food - apologies for the soup. We make new soups all the time, from scratch &...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Past two times I've eaten here had a simple buttee the bread has been absolutely stale...I will use the hen and chicken down Constitution hill from now on...shame was a lovely pre match pubMore

Thank Bogfog
Chris W, Front Office Manager at The Lord Clifden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Bogfog, Thanks for bringing this to our attention & apologies on this. The bread I don't believe is stale as its brought in fresh every day. What is happening is that after the sandwiches are made, they are being put under the heat lamps...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best pubs n Birmingham. Terrific food with fantastic music in the evenings with an outside ambience what more could one want.More

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

Hello KevinMadras, Many thanks for the review & wonderful feedback. Great to read your thoughts & kind words on our food & music & really appreciate the comment on the garden ambience. Says alot & it's great to receive this from our customers who of...More

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Kelly J
21 October 2017|
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Response from Norman R | Reviewed this property |
not sure, it has a large outdoor bar area
Dave C
28 April 2015|
Response from Gary P |
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$27
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
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, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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
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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