Best Restaurant Bars in Birmingham

Seeking the best places to eat out in Birmingham? The city’s restaurant scene is thriving, with a varied and interesting choice of eateries expanding year on year. Whether you’re looking for a slap up meal 25 floors into the sky or a mouthful of jerk chicken at a  Caribbean rum shack, there’s something here for you. Check out our choices for the best restaurant bars in Birmingham and try these gastro goods on for size.




Located inside the Mailbox complex, the Harvey Nichols restaurant is one of the most stylish spots in the city. Offering luxurious all-day dining in their contemporary eatery, ascend the sweeping staircase to the first floor cocktail bar for glamorous drinks in their apothecary-styled den.

The Button Factory

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Bringing a select, finely tuned food menu and extensive cocktail list to the Jewellery Quarter is The Button Factory. The restaurant and bar has taken over Vertu's old space to transform it into a classy, versatile venue. There's bottomless brunch on weekends, where you can enjoy three courses, or in the evening the menu is transformed with dishes from the charcoal grill.

MPW oozes elegance with every detail. Located 25 floors above the metropolis, guests can recline with a glass of bubbly in the champers bar as a prelude to a majestic steak dinner in the restaurant. The cocktails on offer are invigorating, and the glass-fronted alfresco balcony offer the perfect place to drink them, boasting stunning views across the entire city.

Gas Street Social

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Not only are their cocktails some of the most well known in the UK - with plots in London, and global notoriety - Gas Street Social are churning out plush British bites in a humble and rustic Birmingham restaurant setting. From condiment-filled burgers to fresh pasta dishes, you'll definitely find something exquisite that hits the spot.

The Bureau

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A refined hangout that creates a friendly and easy-going atmosphere, The Bureau is a tasteful spot for enjoying some dinner and drinks with your close friends and family members. Tuck into some locally produced goods from the deli, settle in for an indulgent feast from the chargrilled menu or nip in for a quick bite with the Express Menu at this dynamic Birmingham spot. Completing the experience, the chic cocktail bar and a sun-drenched rooftop terrace for those lazy summer days.

Fumo

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For Japanese styled opulence with a dash of British class, you wont find a swankier San Carlo venue than Fumo. With executive Italian chef Claudio Uccello at the helm, tasty Venetian tapas dishes from all over the globe come in petite portions. If that wasn't enough, the restaurants elusive cocktail bar will be able to cater to your every need, serving a selection of fruit, spice and spirit infused drinks. 

Looking to get clued up on the craft beer front? Pure is the place for you, with its Little Black Book to lift the lid on the secrets of a whole range of internationally renowned brews. There's a delightful a la carte spread showcasing the finest that local producers have to offer, and even an irresistible three-course Roast Dinner on offer on Sundays.

Bodega

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Hailed as one of the best spots for Mexican grub in the city, Bodega is a hotspot for South American enthusiasts looking to gorge themselves on exotic delights. Their menus are bursting full of flavour, from the tequila infused cocktails to their favoured, firery fajita's. Ready to dance off dinner? Head downstairs to Sugarloaf for another round of cool cocktails and DJ nights in a Mexican wrestler themed basement bar.