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Woodman's Rest Pub

$$ - $$$, British,
Union Road | Shirley, Shirley, Solihull B90 3DB, England
+44 121 745 3904
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“peas” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
Union Road | Shirley, Shirley, Solihull B90 3DB, England
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1 - 10 of 240 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Arrived late afternoon with friends for a meal and great choice on the menu. We ordered easily and food was both hot and tasty. Service was excellent. Haven't been to this place for a while but had collected the Ember Inn loyalty stamps for a...More

Thank JeanChris39
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a well run pub that provides good beer, good food, good service.But best of all when we visited early evening no piped music just happy conversation. Wonderful!!

Thank danfordSolihull
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick bite to eat whilst visiting friends in the area. Surroundings were decent enough and there's huge car park which was really handy. Some of the decor is a little worn out, but this is a local pub not fine dining....More

Thank Kerry H
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at Woodman's Rest Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kerry Thanks for taking the time to review us. We do pride ourselfs on being a local pub that serves quality pub food. Hope to see you again soon in the near future. Thanks James

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

If in Solihull this is a great pub to enjoy lunch or just for a pint The pub boasts a variety of beers at reasonable price It holds a 5 star rating for hygiene and the food is excellent

Thank Dick W
GeneralManagerA765, Manager at Woodman's Rest Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Dick W thanks for your 5 star review. Have you downloaded our Ember Inns app for some great discounts and promotional offers. Hope to see you again soon. Thanks James

Reviewed 26 August 2018

We went to the woodmans again with family for a quick bite to eat. the food was excellent, steaks cooked exactly as we asked and presented well and hot chips. Service and staff were great too.

2  Thank Connor1807
General Manager A, Manager at Woodman's Rest Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Connor thanks for your review. Hope to see you again soon. James and the team

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We met friends here for a few drinks and had a great night with excellent beers and service. Would highly recommend as a good local.

3  Thank emily99150
General Manager A, Manager at Woodman's Rest Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Emily thanks for your review. Hope to see you again soon. Nicole and the team.

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

First visit to the Woodman’s for a while and was a little disappointed. The gammon was a little over done, the eggs, chips and peas that accompanied it was fine so it will probably be a little while before I return.

1  Thank Adrian242
General Manager A, Manager at Woodman's Rest Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Adrian thanks for taking the time to review us. I am sorry for your gammon not being up to our usual standards. Hope to see you again soon. James and the team.

Reviewed 4 August 2018

My wife and I now go to the Woodman's regularly and it never disappoints. Friendly staff, good beer and wine, and tasty food all contribute to a lively welcoming atmosphere that is always engaging. The prices are pretty good too!

3  Thank Timothy L
General Manager A, Manager at Woodman's Rest Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Timothy thanks for your review. I have passed your kind words onto the team as they love hearing praise. Have you downloaded our app? Loads of points to collect and vouchers when you sign up. Thanks James and the team.

Reviewed 28 July 2018

Called into Woodman's Rest on Thursday lunchtime I had a lovely chicken breast with a jacket potato peas and small bowl of gravy very tasty and best of all they had my favorite sweet a apple pie I had a scoop of ice cream delicious...More

4  Thank keith c
General Manager A, Manager at Woodman's Rest Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Keith thanks for your review. Glad we were able to provide you with your favourite pudding. Hope to see you again soon. Thanks Chris & the team.

Reviewed 23 July 2018

This was my Dad's wake after his funeral, the service was excellent, the food was excellent, cannot praise these guys enough for all of their help. Everyone commented on how good the buffet food was. Freshly made sandwiches, chicken tikka, nachos and dips, pork pie,...More

3  Thank brummies2014
General Manager A, Manager at Woodman's Rest Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us. Thank you for your kind comments and I have passed these onto the rest of the team. We are glad that we could be of great service to you and your family. Thanks Chris, James and the...More

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misteque100
3 October 2016|
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Response from Chris C | Property representative |
Hi We are fully booked for Christmas Day dinner, but the bar will be open if you want to pop in for a drink,it's a very busy day with the most amazing atmosphere and very Christmassy! Helen.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Union Road | Shirley, Shirley, Solihull B90 3DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Solihull  >  Shirley
  • Phone Number: +44 121 745 3904
Description
A local pub serving delicious food, cask ales and wines, with a friendly team and nice surroundings
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