Secret Solihull Boozers #1: Sharmans Cross

M&B are probably responsible – aside from Wetherspoons of course, for most of the cask ale in Solihull. Granted, that doesn’t give you a massive selection but both their Ember Inns and Sizzling Pub & Grill chains of boozers do actually provide a decent ale. Solihull, as often reported on this blog, is not known… Continue reading Secret Solihull Boozers #1: Sharmans Cross

When The (Catherine De Barnes) Boat Comes In(n)

There are far too many brackets in that title but I am struggling for inspiration here because Pub Bloggers Rule #37 decrees you must post on pubs you’ve had an alcoholic drink in. I don’t invent the rules, that’s down to much more experienced – no let’s be frank, much older bloggers than me such… Continue reading When The (Catherine De Barnes) Boat Comes In(n)

Ember Inns Are Solihull Saviours #1 The Fieldhouse

I can confirm that the opening picture hasn’t been superimposed from Derby but is in fact a pub on the edge of Solihull centre selling a chalkboard of cask ale. With a Yates’, Slug & Lettuce, TGI Friday’s and Walkabout, amongst others then it really is an oasis of dross with one or two rays… Continue reading Ember Inns Are Solihull Saviours #1 The Fieldhouse