Food Serving Times
Monday - Saturday
Lunch 12.00 - 2.30 pm
Dinner 6.00 - 9.30 pm
Lunch 12.00 - 4.00 pm
Bar open all day everyday
Food Serving Times
- Disabled Access
- Private Dining
- Outside Seating Area
- Families and Children Welcome
About The Malt Shovel
The Malt Shovel, at Barston is a delightful village
pub set in the picturesque Solihull countryside.
Deligghtful dining exper8ence.
Great night, lovely food and fantastic service as always! Loads of birthdays in the restaurant that night but they took it all in their stride and joined in the celebrations! Well done Malt Shovel!!
Great friendly gastro pub with attentive staff and high quality food. A wonderful night out for our family.
Excellent service and food. Cannot be faulted. We were a party of 5 (and 2 babies) and all had starters, mains and dessert. The food was excellent. The service was prompt and courteous.
Excellent food and service
Our party had a very enjoyable evening together. Our first choice of venue for a special celebration.
Always brilliant and exciting food, not your normal menu by any means a lot of thought and time goes into the menu and the preparation there of
Excellent for a casual dinner or date!
Staff / service was very good Starters a bit pricey
Great food & menu with fabulous atmosphere and great service 👍
Fabulous food and service
We were very happy with how we were looked after on our visit . My only criticism would be that our son who has an extreme nut allergy, which was brought to the service team attention when ordering, but when the food came to our table, his was not noted as nut free by the server? This should of been given priority and given to him , and acknowledged to him personally? When I booked I was advised the chef would ensure his food would be prepared separately and feel this was not the case , as it was we then had to ask again are you sure that it was his food ? his food was then taken away then brought back to him , I was offered his food so not sure your kitchen quality check was done by the chef or it was just a mix up by your service team ! and surely this should not of happened!this was with his starter as well as main course , hence why I have only given 4 stars for the service. Please pass this on to your team as it’s all the little things that make the difference. We paid the 10% service charge and also tipped extra to the team , and we will return but hopefully you will have sorted this out as a matter of importantance , as had he had any nuts we would of been going to hospital, so thankfully that did not occur.
We had a delightful meal (outside this time in the pretty garden) Food was outstanding and we were pleased with the wine recommendation. We had room for pudding this time. Another memorable visit. Thank you all.
Beautiful setting, incredible food, lovely staff 😁
Its my favourite restaurant/bar. I’ve Always had great food, service and the atmosphere has always been the best, I would highly recommend to anyone. It really is a lovely place to eat or drink.
Excellent Food as always
Delicious food, great service and lovely place.
Nice friendly atmosphere. Food excellent. Appreciated not being rushed to finish our meals.
We had a wonderful evening - the food was delicious and our waitress was wonderful. I so appreciated her sweet birthday wishes & candle at the end of our meal! Thanks for helping us celebrate so well.
Always delicious well presented food. The Duck Confit was very tasty, as was the Rib Eye Steak. Great unhurried service from friendly staff. We really enjoy coming to this pub.
Bar side is quite noisy / busy on a Saturday. We booked for the restaurant side which was excellent for us as we wanted to chat with family. Excellent service, great food, with a relaxing atmosphere. Always a treat to eat here. Well done!!
I recently booked the Malt Shovel for a function in the bar area. I dealt with Helen for the booking who also gave me help and ideas to make the day exactly to our requirements. Needless to say the food was excellent, the service was excellent and the venue as lovely as always. I honestly cant fault a thing and would highly recommend.
Been visiting the Mlt Shovel for over 5 years and never fails to impress.excellent food, good atmosphere and superb service. What’s not to like!