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The Old Crown

The Old Crown is Birmingham’s oldest secular building and has existed since 1368. Having stood the test of time during the English civil war the pub & events garden now stands proud in the heart of Digbeth, Birmingham’s thriving creative quarter.

Bookings are not compulsory but highly recommended for weekends, due to how busy we are. We always hold some space for walk ins, so please feel free to come down even if your preferred date is full, and we will do our best to seat you.

Some dates will show as unavailable due to events that are yet to be released – sign up to our newsletter and be the first to find out about these events when they are announced.

Opening Hours

Monday – Thursday: 12:00 – 23:30

Food service until 9:00 pm

Friday – Saturday: 12:00 – 00:30

Food service until 9:00pm 

Sunday: 12:00 – 23:00

Food service until 5:45 pm

 

Booking

Bookings are not compulsory but highly recommended, especially for weekends, due to how busy we are. We always hold some space for walk ins, so please feel free to come down even if your preferred date is full, and we will do our best to seat you.

Some dates will show as unavailable in our booking calendar due to events that are yet to be released – sign up to our newsletter and be the first to find out about these events when they are announced.

Monday – Thursday: 12:00 pm – 11:30 pm

Food service until 9:00 pm

Friday – Saturday: 12:00 pm – 00:30am

Food service until 9:00 pm

Sunday: 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Sunday menu service until 5:45 pm, come early though, once it's gone, it's gone!

Come and stay with us

Room #1

The Old Crown, winner of ‘best traditional pub’ at the 2019 Midland Food and Drink Hospitality Awards, has 10 bedrooms and 1 apartment available to book. Built in 1368 it is Birmingham’s oldest inn with Queen Elizabeth I staying here in 1575 on her way home from Kenilworth Castle. Having stood the test of time during the English civil war the pub now stands proud in the heart of Digbeth, Birmingham’s thriving creative quarter.

Rooms are individually decorated with a mix of en-suite and shared bathrooms. Facilites include: TV, tea & coffee, towels and free wifi. Although we do not have on-site parking, there are a number of local car parks (2 located on the High Street, visible from the hotel), feel free to enquire with us for more details or directions.

The pub has a restaurant which is open for residents from 12PM – 9PM Monday to Saturday and 12PM – 6PM Sunday. There are various local eateries a short walk away and award winning purveyors of street food, Digbeth Dining Club, takes place just two minutes away. We are situated a 10 minute walk from Birmingham city centre and many local attractions are within easy reach.

Book a room or send us an enquiry via e-mail

News
June 4, 2022

💥 THE DARK DESTROYER QUIZ 💥

You heard us right, ITV’s very own barrister/lecturer/Mastermind champion/all-around quizzing LEGEND Shaun Wallace AKA the Dark Destroyer is heading to Digbeth on Thursday 14th July for a quiz like no…

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May 12, 2022

👑 The Old Crown’s Jubilee Weekender 🇬🇧

We’ve got 4 days off and we’re celebrating the Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend, from the 2nd till the 4th June, the only way we know how, three days of FREE…

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March 7, 2022

#DigbethStPats – THE CRAIC IS BACK! ☘️☘️

St. Patricks Week celebrations return to The Old Crown in Digbeth and this year we’ve got it all! We’ll be having live music, quizzes, comedy nights and much more! Tickets…

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