Best Western Plough & Harrow Hotel

135 Hagley Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B16 8LS, England
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Best Western Plough & Harrow Hotel

A beautiful country house in Birmingham

Best Western Plough and Harrow Hotel is ready and waiting to give you the warmest of Midlands welcomes. We pride ourselves on traditional hospitality - with a few quirky twists here and there - which we hope will make your 18th Century country house show more

Breakfast is self service 'grab & go' on departure
Bars, Free WIFI, Restaurants, No Lift
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets not accepted
Guide, hearing and assistance dogs only
Free WIFI available throughout the hotel
Check-in & Check out14:00 | 11:00

Restaurants & Bars

Good food and drink are essential ingredients for any getaway and our hotel restaurants and bars don’t disappoint. From brekkies that leave you raring to go, to evening meals with the wow factor we’ve got all your culinary needs covered. Tuck in.

Chef Gemma Cooper
  • Terrace Room
  • Lounge Bar
  • Beauforts Bar

Terrace Room

Whether you want to tuck into a hearty breakfast, enjoy a light and leisurely lunch, treat yourself to afternoon tea, get the family together for a Sunday roast or join colleagues for a business dinner in wonderful surroundings, be our guest. Good quality food combined with efficient and attentive (but unobtrusive) service and a pleasant setting combine to offer an enjoyable experience no matter what the occasion.

Opening hours
Breakfast: 07:00 - 09:00
Dinner: 18:30 - 21:00
Weekend times may vary

Lounge Bar

The lounge bar offers an informal dining experience with light meals, snacks & afternoon tea served daily.

Opening hours
Weekend times may vary

Beauforts Bar

If you like gin, cocktails and craft beer, we'll see you in Beauforts Bar. The large, attractive and comfortable lounge at Best Western Plough & Harrow Hotel is the perfect place to meet friends, family, or colleagues to enjoy a morning coffee, lunchtime snack or afternoon tea with fresh homemade scones prepared daily. If you fancy a well-deserved drop, we'll serve your tipple of choice from our selection of Champagnes and wines from around the world.

Opening hours
Weekend times may vary


All our wedding reception menus - from buffets and barbecues to full traditional wedding breakfasts - are complete packages including everything except flowers, which we leave for you to match with your colour scheme. Our experienced staff will help and advise you from the moment you call with your first questions right through all the planning stages to the table plan and finer details for the day itself.

  • Registrar

For any enquiries please call Weddings & Events Manager on 0121 4544111


Registry office:
Birmingham City Council
Holliday Street, B1 1TJ
0121 675 1000


Whether you’re dedicating your full getaway to the green or just want to sneak in a few holes in between sightseeing, we’ve got you covered. Just don’t forget to pack your lucky club…

Edgbaston Golf Course

1.5 miles away in Edgbaston

Course information

  • Putting green golf facilites
  • Pro shop golf facilities
Course type



Off Site






6106 Yards


Handicap required


9 holes £40.00
18 holes £40.00
Trolley hire Yes
Buggy hire Yes
Tuition Yes

Meetings & Events

Our welcoming and well-equipped hotel has five meeting and conference rooms, and can cater for wedding receptions and private events for up to 120 guests. We pride ourselves on
being able to deli...

For any enquiries please contact events on 0844 387 62 40

Our welcoming and well-equipped hotel has five meeting and conference rooms, and can cater for wedding receptions and private events for up to 120 guests. We pride ourselves on
being able to deliver excellent conference facilities and service with a smile - as well as
everything you need to make your business event a successful one.

Available Room Set Ups

  • Banquet
  • Boardroom
  • Classroom
  • Theatre
  • U shape
Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Calthorpe 100 60 60 45 90
Bournville 50 24 24 20 30
Edgbaston 12 0 0 8 0
Hagley 20 12 12 14 12
Warwick 20 8 10 10 8
Harrow Room 12 8 6 8 8
Terrace 100 0 0 0 100

Reviews of Best Western Plough & Harrow Hotel

Traveller Overview:
3.5 Rating: 993 reviews
Excellent 27%
Very Good 28%
Average 20%
Poor 12%
Terrible 10%

564anthonyb, wrote review 23/03/2020

Mr and mrs b

Its ok & that's about it really. Expensive bar whis is ok if you get the service but 3 people behind bar & 6 people waiting = 15 minutes..come on now that's appalling..breakfast was ok but felt it was... more


28Phoenix, wrote review 17/03/2020

One night stay

Our room was the superior double, it was ok for the cheap price (~£60) it was about what you'd expect. It looked alright to start with but actually as time went by noticed it wasn't very clean, stain... more

Owner Response
Paul Smyth, Owner at Best Western Plough and Harrow Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for your comments

lorraine n, wrote review 15/03/2020

Birthday celebrations

Overnight stay for family party in Birmingham nice room good service But the breakfast i would give 1 out of 10 very disappointed Also we were told when booking in we were told parking was £8.00 eve... more


Rachel D, wrote review 09/03/2020

Great staff but disappointing breakfast

Stayed here for one night before my son’s interview at Birmingham City University. Great location and plenty of parking (although you pay £8 a night). We chose it due to its close proximity to the Uni... more


phylsmith2204, wrote review 05/03/2020

Little details matter.. as do first impressions.

I stayed here about 25 years ago when it was a very good hotel. The intervening years have seen standards slide I'm afraid. The building itself is still lovely but be careful not to sail passed the en... more

Owner Response
Paul Smyth, Owner at Best Western Plough and Harrow Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time to write and will look into your comments


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