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  • Sun Street
    Wolverhampton WV10 0DJ
  • Phone number 01902 351090
  • “Gutes britisches Bier (handpulled, CAMRA), Holdens und Gastbiere (wenn ich mich recht erinnere).” in 4 reviews

  • “This pub always has a nice atmosphere and the customer service is very very good.” in 5 reviews

  • “can be busy on matchdays, but don't be put off as those wolves fans in the great western are the friendly sort” in 2 reviews

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    • Qype User sootyw…
    • Northampton
    • 7 friends
    • 220 reviews
    5.0 star rating
    7/10/2008

    situated behind the modern day railway station, this pub is sited next to what was once wolverhampton's second railway station called 'low level station'
    a favourite for real ale drinkers, this authentic pub is a must for anyone visiting the town as it is a living example of black country life
    living away from wolves now, every time i catch the train 'home' i always make my way down to the great western for a couple of 'points-o-moild' to wash down a 'bag-o-stratchins'
    can be busy on matchdays, but don't be put off as those wolves fans in the great western are the friendly sort

  • 4.0 star rating
    4/5/2012

    A proper good pub and near the station if you use the correct exit. Or 10-15 minutes confused wandering if you start out on the wrong track.
    Despite finding an alternative scenic route on the way back to the station too I very much enjoyed a visit to this excellent establishment. Millstone True Grit was a good beer and the place has a very pleasant atmosphere to it.

    • Qype User kevin2…
    • Wolverhampton, West Midlands
    • 25 friends
    • 778 reviews
    2.0 star rating
    3/8/2009 Updated review

    Used to be a great place until the present landlord too it on. He sacked all the staff, put a new menu on, loaded the prices, etc.

    So whilst I still pop in - its not to eat, not for a long and not as often.

    The beer (Holdens) is still excellent though.

    5.0 star rating
    28/7/2008 Previous review
    A great pub for ale (Holdens + 2 guest) lovers. Food served lunchtimes - simple stuff like faggots &… Read more
  • 4.0 star rating
    15/2/2013
    1 check-in here

    Superb real ale pub. Friendly. Well worth seeking out. No food on Sundays though.

    • Qype User amyjaw…
    • Wolverhampton, West Midlands
    • 2 friends
    • 123 reviews
    5.0 star rating
    15/11/2008

    This pub always has a nice atmosphere and the customer service is very very good. The drinks are a good price not to high and a nice place to go to meet your friends.
    The atmosphere is very lively and the workers are always bubbly and willing to help and always greet you making you feel very welcome and making you want to go back again and again. There are not many places like this and is a nice little place and i recommend it alot to anyone especially for a birthday drink or a staff night out a really nice place to go.

  • 4.0 star rating
    11/12/2012

    A gem well hidden . The beer is Holdens and three rotating guest beers well chosen but the best regular beer there is the Bathams . Unfortunately the Holdens cannot be recommended but thats not the pubs fault it just that its Holdens . Having been a regular for a long time I obviously like the place but have to say that the food is not as good as it once was and is decidely more expensive .

  • 4.0 star rating
    3/4/2010
    First to Review

    Absolut empfehlenswerter pub. Gutes britisches Bier (handpulled, CAMRA), Holdens und Gastbiere (wenn ich mich recht erinnere). Gutes Pubfood zur lunch-Zeit, dann aber auch sehr voll, jedoch mit sehr zügiger Logistik. Vielfach besucht, zuletzt 2008

    • Qype User ianbag…
    • Wolverhampton, West Midlands
    • 7 friends
    • 87 reviews
    4.0 star rating
    15/7/2008

    Well the chips aren't as greasy now, and you couldn't carry on selling pork cobs from a plastic box on the bar all day, not legally anyway. Food isn't as quick, but it's actually better, I think, lighter, more variety. Beer, the important bit, can never be as good as in the halcyon days, but it's still one of the best in the City. Guest beers are always Holdens thoughhardly 'guest'!

    • Qype User brooke…
    • Wolverhampton, West Midlands
    • 2 friends
    • 72 reviews
    4.0 star rating
    15/11/2008

    This is probably one of the best places in Wolverhampton for food! I used to work quite near to this pub and we'd often go here for lunch. Food is amazing and at very good prices, its a shame that you have to know of the place or exactly where it is to get there as its at the back of the railway. Recommendations for food are their pork or beef baguettes and fish & chips - u get huge portions! drink prices are reasonable too. Decor is quite dated, but it suits the theme of the pub and the staff/regulars are very friendly. Definately a must if you are visiting Wolverhampton.

    • Qype User Busine…
    • Farnborough, Hampshire
    • 5 friends
    • 43 reviews
    5.0 star rating
    16/9/2010

    After a few introductory errors the landlord has put his own stamp on The Great Western with some success. Has been recently voted the best pre-match pub and not just by Wolves fans. Nice pork and stuffing rolls, proper chips and Batham's Bitter. Fantastic. The other guests are no longer always Holden's either. Brough's Bitter seems popular and I have also seen Thornbridge Jaipur IPA in here. Bar service at busy times is fast and efficient. If I have a slight criticism, short measured pints are served too often. Its still a "bosting" pub though.

    • Qype User blahhh…
    • Wolverhampton, West Midlands
    • 2 friends
    • 7 reviews
    5.0 star rating
    14/7/2011

    One of the nicest pub I have ever been too!

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