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Punchbowl Lapworth

$$ - $$$, British,
Mill Lane, Solihull B94 6HR, England
+44 1564 784564
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Mill Lane, Solihull B94 6HR, England
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1 - 10 of 448 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Mum and I were keen to try the "new" punchbowl as its local and in a lovely setting, the new decor is fab, the new front door looks really great!l love the open kitchen! The food was really nice, we both had mussels with fries...More

Thank agm81
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a Friday night as a table of four, and although nothing was wrong with anything in particular, equally, nothing blew us away. The menu was attractive and so were the plates that turned up, but none of them seemed to be seasoned...More

Thank Nanette72
Andy D, General Manager at Punchbowl Lapworth, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nanette, Thankyou for coming to see us and taking the time to give us your thoughts, we need to hear this so we can improve as a new business. I have noted your feedback and will be discussing in our next staff meeting. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a superb meal on Friday evening. The work that has been done on the building and decoration is excellent. From the minute we arrived the service and attention to detail was first class. The food, wine and service was perfect. This will definitely be...More

Thank Martin S
Andy D, General Manager at Punchbowl Lapworth, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Martin, great to have you back and so glad you like the work we have done. The team have done a great job settling in considering how busy we have been. See you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a very enjoyable lunch at the recently refurbished Punchbowl, and and I am pleased to say that it's a vast improvement over over the previous owners. The last time I ate here was dreadful, and vowed never to set foot in the...More

Thank Wafto
Andy D, General Manager at Punchbowl Lapworth, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We really appreciate your kind words and that you enjoyed the changes we have made, We have a great new team that will only improve as time goes on and we settle in. Apologies if our guest ale wasn't on when you visited, our plan...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reading the reviews below I can’t believe how vindictive people can be! To badly review a venue that isn’t even open should not be allowed! Yes new owners have taken over, but they are not inexperienced and the amount invested into this fabulous venue clearly...More

1  Thank Tarry12
Andy D, General Manager at Punchbowl Lapworth, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Tarry12, unfortunately thats the joys of TripAdvisor, you take the rough with the smooth. So glad you enjoyed your experience at the Punch and thankyou for your support. See you again very soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in on the off chance to see if there was a table & luckily there was . Great ambience , service & food . Well done to new owners .... will definitely return.

Thank Donna D
Andy D, General Manager at Punchbowl Lapworth, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Donna for coming to see us. Glad you like what we have done at the Punch. See you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Punchbowl a month ago and left a 5 star review on Google. Since then the "New" Punchbowl has opened it's doors under new management with a brand new team and new look. On entering we really felt the Wow factor, the old dark...More

Thank toolonginexile
Andy D, General Manager at Punchbowl Lapworth, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Firstly thanks for visiting us during our opening period, all feedback at this stage is imperative so we can learn and improve as a business. We were let down by our tills last weekend and all tickets had to be hand written, this did delay...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Newly refurbished, comfortable, stylish and fresh. Great to see The Punchbowl open again. Staff welcoming and efficient. Food superb. Authentic French onion soup. We all had different main courses and all were tasty, well cooked fresh food. Please keep standards this high. Lovely place to...More

Thank Gillian W
Andy D, General Manager at Punchbowl Lapworth, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Gillian for your kind words, The French onion soup is becoming a firm favourite! We have a great new team and we endeavour to keep the consistency to become one of the top dining establishments in the area. Thanks for your support.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

FORGET PREVIOUS REVIEWS LAST MONTH NOW UNDER NEW MANAGMENT! A fantastic restaurant now locally we have a high end quality restaurant! (only been waiting 23 years!!) No more chain pub mediocre food! at high prices with poor service! Eat here yesterday pm AMAZINGSERVICE STAFF FOOD...More

1  Thank neillm2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always like its very much stand alone corner position in what you could call the middle of nowhere. Very friendly place, always a good atmosphere to it, the majority of folk are locals one way or the other, great service and an extensive menu...More

1  Thank jhoakwood
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Deb T
22 February 2017|
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Response from NottinghamRed | Reviewed this property |
Hi Deb T - alternatively you could contact A2B Radio Cars Ltd T: 0121 733 3000 I use these all the time from Hockley Heath to the Airport and that costs me around £12.00 and Lapworth is only a couple of miles from us.
27 January 2015|
Response from AdrianHLondon | Reviewed this property |
The Punchbowl Lapworth has two large car parks available to our guests , immediately to the front of the main entrance and also to the LHS of the building. Grand Tour? We are happy to show you around the Restaurant, Bar and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$46
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Lane, Solihull B94 6HR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Solihull
  • Phone Number: +44 1564 784564
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