England > West Midlands > Birmingham
Beer Available At Old Joint Stock (Fullerís) (arranged by most recent)
Fullerís Organic Honey Dew (Pasteurised) 44, Hoegaarden 93, Leffe Blonde 86, Fullerís London Porter (Bottle/Keg) 100, Fullerís ESB (Bottle/Keg) 96, Fullerís Chiswick Bitter (Bottle / Keg) 44, Wentworth Bumble Beer 44, Fullerís London Pride (Pasteurised) 88, Fullerís Discovery (Cask) 40, Gun Dog Jackís Spaniels , Fullerís Brit Hop 49, Beer Geek Legend of the Golden Geek 74, Backyard The Hoard 48, Gales Seafarers Ale / Best Bitter 45, Fullerís Bengal Lancer 85, Maypole Little Weed , Gales HSB 69, Fullerís Black Cab Stout (Bottle) 91, Fullerís Organic Honey Dew (Cask) 40, Fullerís Past Masters XX Strong Ale 92
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wimpyjoe (564) Manchester, England | January 31, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 14/20
Lavishly decorated bar with the Victorian theatre house theme played on to full effect. This is soft furnishings at its finest and not to be missed - itís hard not to have a relaxing drink here. Thereís also a small back room which is just as good a place to unwind in and beyond is a back garden area for smokers. As itís a Fullers pub thereís no shortage of Fullers ales to choose from but one or two others can be found on the central bar that is 360 degrees in the middle of the main room with taps all around it. Food is served and WiFi is available as long as you own a mobile phone to receive the access code. Given the decor and location opposite the Cathedral expect London prices from the London brewer.
imdownthepub (253) Banbury, England | June 17, 2004| Updated April 29, 2012
52 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 11/20
Beautifully converted ex bank into a Fullers beer palace, plenty of interesting corners and very easy on the eye. The main problem I had was with the beer, it took ages to seve and I had to return it for quality, perhaps this is a one off, hopefully.
Unfortunately not a one off, it does seem quite regular in here to get poor beers.
sic1314 (229) Leiden, Netherlands | May 13, 2012
58 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 10/20
Beautiful building, average drinking experience.
BlackHaddock (227) , England | March 29, 2012
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
A Fullers pub in Birmingham, surely not. A Fullers pub in Birmingham with a theater above, you must be mistaken.
Easy to find, it is right opposite the front of Saint Philipís Cathedral.
This former bank has had a fortune spent on it by Fullers and you can tell. This large impressive building on the outside, is even more impressive inside. A massive central, island bar, dominates the classical (with gothic undertones) Victorian walls and ceillings. The large paintings on the walls are well worth taking a proper look at, as you wait to be served.
Walk up the stairs and sit on the balcony to get the full picture of the place, from here you can see better, note the Roman statues, colonnades and cupola.
Lunchtime it is all suits and a few shoppers, early evening the same, later the pre-club drinkers appear. Never overcrowded, but often busy, the old managers office and another rear room are often cosy and quieter. Do not expect a lively chat about beer or the weather here, it is not a friendly local sort of bar. bring your own company or you will be drinking alone. The staff can be slow, but they are pleasant enough.
The full range of Fullers beers are always on (cask) as well as guests from Beowulf. I have never had a bad pint here and I have been many times.
This is an íAle and Pieí Fullers pub, the food is not cheap, but it is filling and plentyful.
I always start my Birmingham Haddocks (pub crawls) from here, everyone and anyone who has never been here before, is amazed such a pub is in Birmingham. Come and see for yourself.
DanielBrown (210) Birmingham (via Leicester), England | May 24, 2004| Updated March 11, 2011
60 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 14/20
A very nicely decorated pub, situated in a former bank. Fullersí most northerly pub, with ESB, Chiswick and London Pride always on tap. You can also get Fullersí seasonal range featuring the likes of Honey Dew, India Pale Ale, Summer Ale etc. The pub also keeps one tap reserved for local company Beowulf, which changes constantly to showcase their latest brews. A good choice in Birmingham City Centre.
berkshirejohn (136) Bracknell, England | December 5, 2008
48 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 5/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 10/20
An incredible interior, but a soul-destroying atmosphere, very busy and full of business types in the early evening. Only Fullers beers available, and I can get those at home.
DJMonarch (83) Northwich, England | February 25, 2006
64 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
Went here after going to one of the festivals at the nearby Wellington.
Very impressive old building with an amazing high domed ceiling and lots of gold leaf embellishing the walls. Good range of Fullers beers available (sampled the ESB) and a solitary Beowulf pump.
There was a nice relaxed ambiance about the place, very pleasant.
haddonsman (56) Derby, England | January 24, 2005
62 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
Interesting conversion of a bank, one room iused to be the managers office. certainly light and airy. Full-ish range of Fullers draught and bottled, one Beowulf tap, didn;t see much else, beer was a little on the cold side, food was city-centre pricy but filling, service a little sluggish on a three-sided bar, popular office workers venue, not a bad pub away from the main drag and the shops.
goozen (54) Leiden, Netherlands | August 15, 2012
64 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 12/20
Very big place its was an old bank building with a big dome, Fullerís range with some guest beers. You must see this for one beer and then go to Wellington.
johndoughty (16) cheslyn hay, England | January 10, 2010
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
Wonderful building with lots of atmosphere. All the Fullers beers were available although the Porter was on electric pump which worried me. Food was excellent although not cheap and the service was friendly. ClientŤle was mixed and the environment friendly. A chance to try Fullers beers in a classy pub.
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