Top 20 Pubs: Post Office Vaults, Birmingham

This is a classic station pub, albeit it is a two minute stroll from Birmingham New Street Grand Central. Of course, whilst the glossy new cosmopolitan station in England’s Second City has suitably glossy bars such as Slug & Lettuce/All Bar One etc, this little cracker retains the feel of old skool Brum tucked away as… Continue reading Top 20 Pubs: Post Office Vaults, Birmingham

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

Top 20 Pubs: Stamford And Warrington, Coalville

The second in an occasional series and I have to say, it could be controversial. By that I mean this really isn’t a pub for the faint-hearted. Not in terms of hassle as it’s a friendly boozer but the decor is basic, the beer range limited and the gaffer sometimes wears a purple vest. Throw… Continue reading Top 20 Pubs: Stamford And Warrington, Coalville