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Beacon Way, Bloxwich

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Believe it's changed hands again- landlord seems to be a brewery temp. No real ale or food, but landlord was friendly enough and the Stella drinkable.
stymaster - 7 Aug 2011 11:08
Like a phoenix from the flames The Beacon Way has been reborn! All new premium Beers & Ciders on tap. A selection of Real Ale's kept and pulled to perfection. Freshly made Cobs & Snacks. Rousing tribute act nights with a veritable banquet of a free buffet. Brand new large screen coverage of all the top sporting and showbiz events. Enclosed kids play area, BBQ and beer garden out the back. Free room hire for special events & functions. A traditional Sunday dinner with all the trimmings that is the buzz of the town at the moment, so booking is essential. I know from my own happy experiences at The Beacon Way, it's a well kept pub that's worth checking out. The Landlady deserves a medal for this turn around.
01922694555 is the pub number.
BlockoBill - 27 May 2011 13:56
i have recently taken over the beacon way on the 12th jan 2011, the previous statement has been reported for removal as its utter nonsense and is an obvious slur from a regular at the saddlers arms.
the pub is having renovations at the minute new windows, painting etc
we will be shortly starting sunday lunches and also a weekday menu, we are begining to have tribute acts starting with elvis on the 2nd of april.
since i have taken over the pub there hasnt been 1 arguement and the customer base is excellent, couples and families mix well with the regulars. we are just about to have a childs play area built in the rear garden. the pubs number is now 01922 694555, i dont resort to slagging off competition as the beacon ways reputation will speak for its self in the very near future
jim harvey landlord of the beacon way
jimharvey - 25 Feb 2011 09:36
The pub has changed hands about 3 times in the past 12 months. The guy who ran it before - mention by JimboSmith, below - left a long time ago and the now let all sorts of riff-raff in there.

Looks nice on the outside, but clientelle is no good - hoodies, gippos & chavs. It's my nearest pub, but I prefer to walk down the road to the next pub.
forwardvision - 15 Feb 2011 12:51
A mixed feel to this one

The pub is a very 60's building, even with scalloping decoration like half the houses around, however, the extrior is decorated well enough and the interior, with lots of tables for dining, is neat and clean.

The landlord still retains the policy, reported by jimbo, of no under 21s and smarter dress - no baseball caps and hoods. So fair play to him. The guy serving was friendly enough.

Usual taps really with Banks's MILD smooth and Wells Bombardier. I had the MILD, which went a bit flat

All in all, i will go again, but it wouldnt be a regular as its a bit off the path
Archivist - 6 Jun 2009 10:15
Now been gutted and relaid out. Possibly the only thing to do with the old Nag's which would work, except demolition.
the gaffer seems to have the right idea and is keeping the chavs out in an effort to give it a new lease of life.
the pub is well laid out, the beer decent and it now does food. not as cheap as some in the area, but a million times better than the run down state of the old pub.
New name is the Beacon Way.
jimbosmith - 4 Oct 2005 06:51
A Bloxwich couple's wedding plans have been left in tatters after discovering just five weeks before the big day that the venue they had chosen for their reception no longer exists.

John Brookes and his partner Debbie Faulkner booked the Nags Head pub in Stoney Lane, Little Bloxwich, back in January to celebrate their marriage on September 17 and handed over a 30 deposit.

But in a devastating blow the pair, from Mossley, have discovered that the pub has changed management at least twice since January and is to reopen as a restaurant.

The new owners cannot accommodate their celebrations and they are left with just five weeks to find somewhere for more than 100 guests.

Mr Brookes, aged 58, said the couple had been together for five years and for the majority of that time they had been engaged.

He said: "We made a decision at Christmas to get married this year and we have spent thousands of pounds on making sure everything is perfect for our wedding day.

"It's all booked, the dresses, the service, all the invitations have gone out and now we don't know what to do."

Mr Brookes said his 39-year-old fiancee was devastated and they only found out the venue had closed by chance.

He said: "We went to have a look and just check everything was alright. When we booked the Nags Head we were told it was being refurbished and we would have a nice newly-decorated room for our reception.

"But the pub seems to have changed hands at least twice since January to my knowledge and now everything is up in the air. I really don't know where to turn."

Mr Brookes put down a 30 deposit on the room and left his contact number in case of any problems.

He said: "The invitations went out months ago.

"I don't blame the new owners of the restaurant because it is not their fault."

The couple are now making a desperate plea for any other venues in the area who can swoop in to save the day.

Anyone who can help should call Mr Brookes on 01922 405808.

spatto - 14 Sep 2005 12:28
Now closed.
jimbosmith - 29 Jul 2005 21:50
great pub, love being in there and playing pool, theres now a new juke box, pool table and entertainment on every friday.
lee - 3 Aug 2004 14:07
Used to be a good pub. Now full of people who can't get served anywhere else. The worst pub in the area by miles.
Jimbo Smith - 7 May 2004 22:50

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