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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!

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
November 18, 2022

New Year’s Eve 2022 at The Old Crown!

It’s common knowledge by now that we know how to throw a hell of a party here at The Old Crown and this New Year’s Eve won’t be any different….

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November 9, 2022

The World Cup 2022 at The Old Crown ⚽️

International football returns this November and what better way to spur on the Three Lions than at Digbeth Fan Park?! We’re offering a selection of ticket options to cater for…

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September 28, 2022

Bookings are now open for Christmas 2022!

CHRISTMAS IS FINALLY HERE!!  It’s that time of the year again, and we’re so happy to announce that Christmas bookings are now open at The Old Crown for the 1st…

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