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Bartons Arms (Oakham)
Good based on 15 ratings
Type: Bar (see listing)

144 High Street
Birmingham, Aston, West Midlands England B6 4UP [ print map ]
0121 333 5988

bartons-arms.co.uk

Hours: Mon-Sat 12-11. 11-10.30 Sun


Mayor: RichTheVillan (15) | Taps: Approx 12 | Bottles: 30 or so


Bartons Arms (Oakham)

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Beer Available At Bartons Arms (Oakham) (arranged by most recent)
Hopcraft Temple of Love , Siren Driftwood 74, Siren Calypso Berliner Weisse - Simcoe 68, Birra del Borgo Cortigiana 68, Brewfist / Prairie Artisan Ales Spaghetti Western 98, Pig & Porter Whispering Bob , Dogfish Head My Antonia 96, Oakham Inferno (Cask) 87, Tyne Bank Mocha Milk Stout 92, Burning Sky Saison Le Printemps 77, Gloucester Bramling Cross , Fixed Wheel Chain Reaction , Sambrooks Battersea IPA 54, Oakham Curmudgeon 89, Oakham Davy Jones 80, Oakham Gangster 71, Milton Marcus Aurelius 99, Brew By Numbers 05/07 India Pale Ale - Motueka & Pacific Jade 89, Brew By Numbers 11/04 Session IPA - Chinook & Amarillo 91, Shiny Satellite
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15 reviews for Bartons Arms (Oakham)
 Ambiance  81%
 Service  80%
 Selection  68%
 Food  84%
 Value  76%
 Overall  76%
 Rating  84%
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois  (745) The ’Sham, England | December 14, 2014
A beautifully restored Victorian pub located in Aston, about 2 miles from the city centre - number 7 bus, the Barton Arms is presently owned (leased?) by Oakham. The decor is full of civic splendour, tiles, glass, wood and the pub is separated into a couple of different rooms. Oakham beers on tap, supplemented by guests. Food is good quality Tai, I ate here once before an England game at Villa Park (about a 20 or so minute walk away). Ticking wise not a go to destination but for a glimpse into pubs of yesteryear well worth the trip from Birmingham City centre - allied to the fact you will get tasty Oakham hop juice on tap!
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
jjsint  (190) Ely, England | November 24, 2014| Updated December 16, 2014
An absolute top-notch pub in Aston. Wow. Unspoiled Victoriana inside, opulent yet tasteful. An Oakham pub so you know the beers will be quality. Guest beers included Gloucester and Fixed Wheel (cask) with Tyne Bank, Burning Sky and Toccalmatto (keg). Small but very well-considered bottle selection. Thai food if you’re hungry. Almost perfect.
94
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
tania_nexust  (15) , England | August 10, 2014
An update to my earlier rating from 11th Nov 2012 - visited again in July 2014, and the beer range has improved further under the new manager - a craft keg guest font has been introduced, on this visit it had a saison (Man On The ’Oss) from new Wolverhampton brewery Sacre Brew (which has an American brewster). Oakham Green Devil IPA is also on permanent keg. Guest cask also appears alongside the Oakham range. Thai food, ambience, decor and warm welcome are all the same high quality as ever.
66
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Mjp12  (25) York, England | June 2, 2014
An amazingly beautiful pub, in particular the interior , wish is amazing. Good range of Oakham ales, and a couple of guests. Restaurant area serves great Thai food, which you can also eat in the bar.
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 15/20
TimE  (252) Tokyo, Japan | August 7, 2013
Nice place, odd mixed clientele of different smells. Great prices, some of beers were only 2.6 pounds/pint. Staff were very generous with sample pours - even compared to the US these guys gave great samples. Beers were all good condition but was hoping for a bit bigger selection. Surprisingly the atmosphere was the biggest let down. Certainly not bad, but didn’t feel as authentic as expected. Was there for lunch and thought food was reasonably good. Unless there is a big turn over of beers can’t imagine rushing back but certainly a must for overseas visitors.
74
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener  (92) West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), England | June 25, 2013
Driven past and worked near this pub on occasions for over 12 years now. Its only a 15 minute drive from my house. Yet never been until today. In one of the worst areas of Birmingham like an oasis. Beautiful interior. My visit was during middle of day and there were half a dozen CAMRA guys there. Beer was in top condition.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
RichTheVillan  (59) , England | May 12, 2013| Updated August 31, 2014
Wonderful traditional pub with amazing architecture and decor, Oakham ales on tap which are always on top form and good prices. To top it off there is a Thai restaurant serving top notch cuisine. Recently has the addition of Keg and the new manager is really enthusiastic about bringing more interesting beers along with tap takeovers.
60
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko  (308) Vancouver, British Columbia | April 28, 2013
Decent little traditional English pub with four Oakham ales on cask (at the time of visiting). The rest of the taps at boring macro stuff and some ciders. The adjoining Thai food restaurant is a nice touch. Service was very friendly and the prices are standard, maybe on the cheaper side. Decent place - worth a stop if in the area, but nothing mandatory.
58
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 8/20
Clembo1957  (80) Smethwick, England | April 10, 2013
Ignore the location! The pub has the full range of Oakham Ales and an excellent Thai menu
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
sic1314  (399) Leiden, Netherlands | September 1, 2012
Gorgeous old pub, well run by Oakham and fortunately now safe and sound in comparison to so many Midlands pubs. A most visit just for the architecture.

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