The Malt Shovel

Barston Lane, Barston, Solihull, United Kingdom, B92 0JP
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Food Serving Times

Monday - Saturday
Lunch 12.00 - 2.30 pm
Dinner 6.00 - 9.30 pm

Sunday
Lunch 12.00 - 4.00 pm

Bar open all day everyday

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Business Lunch
  • Bar

About The Malt Shovel

The Malt Shovel, at Barston is a delightful village
pub set in the picturesque Solihull countryside.

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Friday, 17 May 2019

Lovely meal

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Visited On Friday, 17 May 2019

Marvellous venue to escape the NEC Had fantastic food and service for 10 colleagues Second year been so well looked after Looking forward to going back next year

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Visited On Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Food great staff always fantastic

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Visited On Sunday, 12 May 2019

The Malt Shovel always provides a wonderful meal in warm and relaxed surroundings.

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Visited On Sunday, 12 May 2019

Always excellent but service not great. It was however a very busy day

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Visited On Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Warm day so lunch out in the garden was lovely. Menu choices very good , something for everyone . We have eaten here in the past and with this food , service and ambience we will continue to do so.

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Visited On Monday, 13 May 2019

We always enjoy our visits, and the staff are always happy, friendly and efficient.

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Visited On Sunday, 12 May 2019

Great food and drink - and a lovely garden to sit in, on a lovely day. Very busy - which slowed things down a bit - but friendly, helpful and eager to please. We will certainly be back soon!

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Visited On Saturday, 11 May 2019

All good. Only 4 stars for value for money as we think the desserts are a little pricey. Everything else top notch. Thank you.

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Visited On Sunday, 12 May 2019

Excellent tasty Sunday Lunch. Super helpful staff who were very understanding of my elderly mothers dietary needs. Thank you

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Visited On Sunday, 12 May 2019

Lovely meal with attentive service. Would have been nice to sit outside for food but understand this was not possible which was a shame.

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Visited On Saturday, 11 May 2019

Very busy, buzzy atmosphere.Efficient,unfussy service.Excellent food (wonderful sea bass!) .Looking forward to eating outside when the weather is warmer.

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Visited On Saturday, 11 May 2019

fantastic service and food, staff really friendly and helpful, especially with our 2 year old child, really prioritised him to ensure he got food and dessert quickly (which kept him quiet for other diners)

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Visited On Friday, 10 May 2019

Friendly greeting and staff, nice buzz about the place and the food was lovely, all obviously freshly cooked. Enjoyed the choices of fish dishes available.

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Visited On Thursday, 09 May 2019

Another excellent lunchtime at The Malt Shovel with great recommendations from Nicky (Halloumi Fries followed by Steak and Ale Pudding) and great service from Nicky and Franco, too. My wife and I had a perfect, delicious lunch...she had oven baked cod and was kindly supplied by Franco with a “cat bag” so we could take some home for Katarina, our pussycat! Well done all including Chef Lee!

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Visited On Sunday, 05 May 2019

Enjoyed a lovely lunch with friends. They loved the vegetable Thai curry. We loved the salmon fish cakes and kidneys and bacon.

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Visited On Sunday, 05 May 2019

Really enjoyable Sunday lunch.

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Visited On Saturday, 04 May 2019

Starter was smaller than previous version, my fish was bland, husbands liver average. Always great service. Not bad at all but we have had better meals there.

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Visited On Saturday, 04 May 2019

All staff we encountered were excellent- attentive and cheerful. We came from London & Cheshire as a halfway meeting point and will definitely be back to do so again.

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Visited On Thursday, 02 May 2019

Lovely country pub and restaurant. Great location, great food, great service. 😙😙😙😙

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Visited On Thursday, 02 May 2019

A great wine tasting evening with food that surpassed our every extra expectation. Well Done Team Malt Shovel.

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Visited On Wednesday, 01 May 2019

Fantastic service from all your staff especially from Nicky Perkins who is a credit to your business, we all had a great evening, we will be back next year. Thankyou

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Visited On Wednesday, 01 May 2019

Excellent food, service, ambience, will definitely be back.

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Visited On Saturday, 27 April 2019

Steak was fine but triple cooked chips were disappointing, soggy and made from poor quality spuds I think. Could have done with extra vegetables or a decent salad garnish rather than a few rocket leaves.

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Visited On Saturday, 27 April 2019

Excellent in every way.

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