Top 20 Pubs: The Lord Clifden, Hockley

The Jewellery Quarter has lots of gems and diamonds tucked away in both its shops and pub scene but, for me, undoubtedly the 24-carat gold boozer is The Lord Clifden B18 6AA. It’s the sort of place that really is all things to all people. I’ve been here with Mrs BB for a drink and… Continue reading Top 20 Pubs: The Lord Clifden, Hockley

The Church – Birmingham’s Mecca

One of the real strengths of Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter is the fact it isn’t crammed full of chain shops and pubs and it would be a huge shame if the increasing gentrification of this end of town changed beyond recognition in the name of “progress.” 238 – The Church B18 6AQ was our penultimate stop on… Continue reading The Church – Birmingham’s Mecca