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The Old Crown

The Old Crown

Birmingham’s oldest pub, The Old Crown, re-opens its cafe and coffee shop on Monday 23rd April under the new name Café 1368. 

The Digbeth café will serve breakfast, brunch and lunch from 8am - 4pm, Monday to Friday.

Café 1368 prides itself on creating a modern twist on traditional pub breakfasts and lunches, serving up home-made comfort food with fresh and locally sourced ingredients.

Food, Glorious Food

The seasonal menus include fresh bagels, sandwiches and toasties including salmon and cream cheese or hummus with blush tomatoes and artichokes, as well as roast pork loin, soft goats cheese, or roast chicken with gravy fillings. 

Freshly made hot meals will also be available to take away, ranging from jerk chicken (or sweet potato and pumpkin as a vegetarian alternative) with rice, peas and plantain, to smoked salmon breaded fish cake with chunky tartare, cheddar and lettuce on a brioche bun, with a vegetable and potato breaded rissole as a meat free option.

For those who want a traditional roast on the go – Café 1368 introduce their Yorkshire pudding wrap – a burrito style wrap using Sunday roast meats, watercress and sauces – with a vegetarian nut roast alternative.

Both are served with double dipped crispy roast potatoes and gravy.

Café 1368’s new menu also boasts delicious cakes, tray bakes, pies, baguettes, stuffed baked potatoes and savoury pastries as well as hot meals and sandwiches.

Fresh coffee, tea and other hot and cold drinks are also on the menu.

Get 25% Off

To celebrate the opening of Café 1368, customers will be able to enjoy 25% off food on the launch day.

Plus, the 1368ththcustomer to register will win a special prize. To enter simply register your e-mail address inside The Old Crown or head to their website to register online. 

The Oldest Pub in Brum

The Old Crown is the oldest pub in Birmingham, nearing its 650thth birthday.

Frequently hosting seasonal events such as Oktoberfest, summer music events and St Patrick’s Day, The Old Crown has become a staple in Digbeth’s nightlife scene and further afield in Birmingham.

As well as a pub, café and venue, The Old Crown also acts as a hotel where Queen Elizabeth II once stayed.

They frequently host popular Peaky Blinders inspired tours of Birmingham for hotel guests and customers.

Keep an eye on The Old Crown socials for more information and updates about the soon to be released menu. 

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Posted by Niamh Carpenter