Shard End, Castle Bromwich, Stetchford, Chelmsley Wood, Marston Green, Tile Cross and Bordesley Green aren’t overladen with boozers. Martin once sent me a message along the lines of “is this it?” with just a Toby Carvery in Castle Bromwich apparently serving cask in that region. (rare sighting of cask…all will be revealed) Well, there are… Continue reading Which Whitacre Is Where? Nether, Over Or Heath?
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
“It’s a long way to Tipperary, it’s a long way to go,” is the famous marching song in World War I that is still known to this day. The Midlands has got a rich seam of musicians in its past with the likes of Led Zeppelin, ELO, Black Sabbath, Slade, The Beat, UB40, The… Continue reading It’s A Long Way To (The) Tipperary
Blogging about pubs can sometimes be a Fool’s errand as it is really just a snapshot of a given time. Take 119 – The Kings Arms LE67 8GD for example. The pressure is clearly on this boozer in Coleorton as they find themselves second from bottom in Division Three of the Admire Painting Coalville Pool… Continue reading Send For Big Sam At The Kings Arms