Bartons Arms Receives National Recognition
Birmingham, finest Victorian pub, The Bartons Arms
, has been listed as one of a National Newspaper, Top Ten Best Pubs. On Friday 19th February the Guardian released its Top Ten Best Pubs list with The Bartons Arms
described as one of the most spectacular pub interiors in the land. The venue is very proud to have been awarded such a highly reputable accolade. The list showcases ten of the most pleasant and distinctive drinking dens in the UK, from Dorset to Tayside.
The Bartons Arms
which was saved from dereliction in 2002 by Oakham Ales, an award winning brewery based in Peterborough, is one of the finest examples of Heritage Victorian pub architectural grandeur with palatial archways, original snob screens, a grand staircase, and Minton Hollins tiles.
The Bartons boasts an impressive list of famous drinkers such as Laurel and Hardy, Charlie Chaplin, and Enrico Caruso who were all frequent visitors to the venue when appearing at the Aston Hippodrome. In more recent years Birmingham, legendary rocker Ozzy Osborne has been known to drink in the pub.
Today, the Barton, prides itself on serving real ale and traditional ciders alongside a great range of bottled Belgian and continental beers, which can be enjoyed whilst sampling some of the fantastic Thai cuisine which is prepared by a team of Thai Chef.
The venue is a 'must-see', and plays an important part of Birmingham, heritage. The Bartons also offers conference and function room facilities making it the perfect choice for a business or social gathering.
click here to read the Guardians article