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 until the 21st December. 🎄

That’s Monday-Wednesday 12pm-7pm, or Thursday-Friday 12pm-3pm.

Whether you want a full turkey dinner with all the trimmings, 🦃 or a delicious vegan spread, 🌿 we’ve got you covered with our two and three course meals.  Have a look at the menu here!


Indulge yourself with our delicious ham hock,  or the celeriac, toasted hazelnut and truffle soup with filo and sesame crouton 🍞 if you’d prefer. If you’re looking for something a little lighter, then go for our marsala wild mushrooms, served on toasted sourdough.


Then follow it up with one of our amazing main courses, from a vegan roast, to roast turkey, vegetable wellington or herb crust cod loin. 🐟


Finish your meal off with a Christmas classic, whether it’s Christmas pudding, Irish coffee affogato or a chocolate orange brownie. ☃️


Two of our homemade courses cost £25, or go for the full three courses for only £28!


See the full menu here.


All bookings include complimentary mince pies and filter coffee too… ☕️


So book your table now at The Old Crown to finish the year off right! 🎅



It’s Our Birthday! We’re turning 654 this month🎉

Another year around the sun Digbeth! This month we are getting ready to host our 654th birthday, with an events programme that’s bigger and better than ever before.

On Saturday 17th September we will be hosting our FREE birthday party will featuring live music performances, DJs and even a high wire performance across the freshly renovated garden courtesy of Circus Mash!  

Circus performer Ellis Grover, who has previously done a high wire walk over a quarry with a 150-metre drop, will be attempting to walk across our iconic terrace and onto the roof throughout the evening! Expect party bags containing lots of treats, goodies, and plenty of cocktails to properly celebrate the big occasion! 

 You can even expect delicious food served from our everyday menu and their brand new Hatch Menu, which includes light bites and street food such as wings and tacos! 

Book your FREE tickets to join us for the momentous occasion now on Eventbrite!

Ocean Colour Scene make their triumphant return to Brum and we’re hosting the OFFICIAL afterparty!

You heard it right, straight after their gig headlining Pairc Festival 2022 on Friday 26th August, OCS’s own Steve Cradock will be performing a DJ set with us alongside Mazzy Snape and Shaun Walsh… 🎶


Expect indie + mod classics, and a healthy serving of Britpop from 10:30pm… 🎸

Tickets only cost £5, get them here 👉 bit.ly/ocsafterparty

And that’s not all, we’ve got a whole host of live music and DJs throughout the bank holiday weekend, including:

Cassie-Philomena Smyth DJing on Saturday from 5pm

Live music from Jack Banting on Saturday and Sunday from 11pm

Dave Henderson on the decks from 4pm on Sunday

Book yourself a table at www.theoldcrown.com, walk-ins are always welcome. 👑

We’ve also got some delicious street food eats on our Hatch Menu, every Friday from 5pm and Saturdays from midday til 9. Though, if you’re feeling extra hungry, our everyday menu is served up as usual til 9pm, as well as roast dinners on Sunday from midday. This can be enjoyed inside the pub, or alfresco if you’d prefer! 🍴

And as it’s a bank holiday, we’ll be open til 3am on Friday, and 2am on Saturday and Sunday…