Best for Lunch in Birmingham
We all know the feeling don't we, that post breakfast stomach growl. Sounds like you need a dapper little lunch spot in Birmingham to satisfy those cravings. From bars that serve a hearty range of French bistro treats to British pubs in Birmingham that are primed for burgers and chips, there are plenty of places to keep the lunchtime hunger monster at bay. Check out our recommendations for some of the best places for lunch in Birmingham.
Last updated on 14th June 2017
A popular venue for Jewellery Quarter residents and Birmingham lunchers alike, The Rose Villa Tavern serve up a whole host of great pub grub irresistible for those after traditional meals in a not so traditional pub in Birmingham. Quaint, kitsch and brimming with character, The Rose Villa Tavern not only looks good it tastes good too, with burgers being their prize catch.
If you’re after the best lunch in Birmingham, take a stroll down the canal until you find the Distillery, the coolest gin palace in Brum. Not only do they sell a variety of tasty gins, their kitchen offers up everything from rotisserie kitchen to robata grilled food to wood-fired pizza, perfect for whatever your tastes are. And if it’s sunny, you can even sit out and eat on their canalside terrace.
The Button Factory is a fun place to stop by for a bite to eat at lunchtime. On most days of the week, their menu is packed with British dishes and food served from their Robata grill, really hitting the lunch craving spot. But come Saturday you can enjoy their bottomless brunch option, with two or three courses and unlimited prosecco or Bellini’s.
After a hard day’s shop, you want somewhere great to sit down for lunch. Cue the Harvey Nichols Restaurant Bar, where they’ll serve up a menu packed with delicious British bites made from craft, seasonal ingredients. To wash it down, they have a cocktail menu filled with masterful blends made from high-end spirits and, on Sundays, they’ve got a bottomless brunch offering.
If you're finishing up the morning's work in Birmingham city centre or just happen to be popping in for lunch then why not try this exotic retreat. Solely serving the very best in South American grub and freshly made cocktails, Bodega in Birmingham city centre is a unique place to savour new and unique flavours.
If you fancied nabbing a little spot by the canal for lunch in Birmingham today then you could do no wrong than a jaunt to Ju Ju's Cafe, just by the way of Birmingham's iconic Brindleyplace. Serving up a whole host of British classics and bottles of grapey goodness, there's even a spot on their patio tables if the sun just so happens to show his face.
If you happen to be in Harborne and spot The Plough, don't you dare thinking about jostling straight past. Head on in to this bar in Harborne for everything from snappy sandwiches and chunky italian dishes to all your favourite British dishes. So the sun's shining too? Then their beer garden is a quirky little sun trap for lunch away from the city centre.
If you're a fan of fresh flavours and locally sourced grub then get on board with Fleet Street Kitchen's philosophy. Boasting a 'farm to fork' ethos, FSK promise only the best in organic locally grown meat and vegetables. One of Birmingham's best restaurant bars, this slick and crisp bar is a great retreat from the busy city.
If you're looking for something a little different in Birmingham this lunch time then why not try the adventurous delights of The Lost and Found in Birmingham centre. An adorably whimsical bar, The Lost and Found serve wholesome British grub served on the most charming of bistro platters.
Looking for somewhere a little more special this lunchtime? Why not try Piccolino in Birmingham's scenic Brindleyplace. From their slick and simple decor to their slick and simple menus, Piccolino served an almighty selection of hearty Italian grub that make any lunch time in Birmingham a taste away from home.