The Red Lion, Hockley

The Red Lion has been beautifully renovated in keeping with its original Victorian design. You will be greeted with an ornate dark wood themed front bar, traditional Victorian rear lounge with it’s own bar and free Wifi, a private club room and a small but quaint beer garden for sun trapped lazy afternoons.

As with the Red Lion’s sister pub The Lord Clifden, it shares the Urban Art Bar theme with superb colourful street art on the walls inside and out, from artists such as Banksy, Nick Walker, DFace & Dolk. This adds to the mystery and intrigue of such an old drinking establishment, you can imagine jewellers and silversmiths debating the news of the day over a pint of Mild all those decades ago.

While music still plays a part in the Red Lion’s ambiance, it is more in the way of Jazz nights, a laid back approach with a very traditional feel in a back street location. Here you are more likely to find quiet conversation behind frosted glass windows, sport on the TV, and real ales being pulled for the many locals who visit each week. It’s a gentleman’s pub in the heart of an industrial creative quarter.

What’s on at The Red Lion

The Red Lion Birmingham

The Red Lion Birmingham

Regional runners up in the Observer Food Awards for best Sunday Lunch, The Red Lion offers quality food for both meat lovers and vegetarians. With ever-changing weekly specials, the kitchen boasts the best in pub classics with a modern twist using the finest local and seasonal produce.

Every Monday is Cow Club. Buy one steak, get a free glass or house wine, buy two steaks and get the bottle, free! Every First Thursday of the Month – Wine Tasting Event with Connolly’s Wine which includes award winning food to compliment. Occasional live Jazz events also take place, check out Birmingham Jazz for info.

Saturdays you can enjoy a hearty breakfast, or enjoy complete live coverage of the Premier League. Also showing Rugby, Golf, F1, Darts and much more… Food also served until 9pm.  Sunday Lunch is a popular choice alongside all the live sporting fixtures.

From the bar, on tap, The Red Lion offers a growing cellar of premium and European lagers as well as a Budvar Yeast. There are local draft ales; Butty Bach and Bathams with special guest ales brought in every week. The range of ciders available include Thatchers on tap (frozen or original) to real and original ciders that are always available.

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