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.

Last updated on 24th January 2022

The Button Factory

935 user reviews 4

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.


7 user reviews 5

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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. 


9 user reviews 4

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. 

Turtle Bay

4 user reviews 3

Leave your inhibitions at the door and buy into the spirit of the Caribbean that characterises this renowned John Bright St restaurant. As the prime spot for jerk chicken plates, rum cocktails and a soothing reggae playlist, it's quickly become a favourite amongst Birmingham's foodies and late night revellers.