Located in the city centre, Riva Blu is coming in hot with its lush Italian dishes. Along with scrumptious food, the venue has a stylish and sleek ambience to boot. Enjoy munching on everything from lobster linguine to bruschetta burrata and pan-fried cod, alongside delish cocktails.
Best Restaurants In Birmingham
Searching for dining destinations? Birmingham is boasting the country's most impressive food scene. From Michelin-starred eateries and eye-wateringly decadent interiors and delicious street food in the city, it can be hard to know where to begin, so we've rounded up our top places to eat in Birmingham to help get you started.
One of the best Thai restaurants in Birmingham, Chaophraya is serving scrumptious plates - perfect for sharing. Spread over two floors, the city centre spot has an extensive array of traditional curries and noodle dishes that look just as good as they taste, alongside cocktails and a top-notch wine list.
Craving Sri Lankan food? With over 16 different vegan options on offer, The Coconut Tree is a great shout for more plant-based dining. Chow down on everything from stir-fried chickpeas to pineapple curries and battered mushroom bites.
Fronting a menu filled with British classics, brunch dishes and yummy veggie-friendly options, it's no wonder why Browns Brasserie & Bar is one of the best restaurants in Birmingham's Bullring. Pair your meal off with a refreshing pineapple daiquiri or classic martini.
The Lost and Found is a must-visit if you're hunting for somewhere to eat in the city. Head over on the weekends for pretty plates of eggs, croque madames and you can even add on bottomless Aperol spritzes if you're feeling a boozy one.
Flaunting an open kitchen space, cocktail bar and a fabulous menu filled with Italian plates, it's no wonder why Piccolino is one of our favourite restaurants in the city. And if the sun is shining? There's a gorgeous outdoor area that's ideal for those alfresco antics.
If you're hunting for a unique eating experience, we'd recommend a trip to The Karczma in Digbeth. Serving plates of traditional Polish cuisine, this popular restaurant stays true to its theme with a thatch-style bar, fur-lined sofas and plenty of Eastern European beers to sample.
The brainchild of Michelin's Young Chef of the Year, Kray Treadwell, 670 Grams is the Digbeth restaurant giving all the others a run for their money. Here, you'll find a forward-thinking collection of plates based on the idea of common food gone fancy.
It would be a crime to leave Nude Bar and Grill off our coveted list. First of all the restaurant is a real stunner; not to mention its insane food offering of wagyu steak and fresh oysters. Plus, their cocktails are also fantastic - the sake martini is to die for.
One of the best Indian restaurants in Birmingham, Pushkar is renowned for its forward-thinking approach to South Asian flavours. The Broad Street bar and dining destination boasts an innovative main menu, alongside a well-stocked bar serving some stellar cocktails.
When it comes to pizza in the city? Rudy's is making a bid for that top spot. Certainly one of the best, the Bennetts Hill kitchen is fronting Neapolitan slices and affordable Italian cocktails - our personal favourite is the blood orangecello.
A gorgeous Indian eatery from chef-owner Aktar Islam, Opheem is a Michelin-starred restaurant in Birmingham you must visit. Swish interiors give way to sensational eats, including tandoori trout, pickled pink fir potatoes and carrot cake with brown butter ice cream.
There's a whole hit list of options here that are guaranteed to make The Ivy your favourite new dining spot. The decor is gorgeous, with patterned wallpaper and botany prints dominating, while the menu kicks off with fancy brunch and finishes with smart British dishes.
For the best restaurants in Birmingham city centre, Asha's is the award-winning Indian you need to try. On top of classic curries and meaty and moreish kebabs, the kitchen also offers more decadent dishes, including a whole lobster, simmered in spices and mustard paste.
When it comes to Chinese restaurants in Birmingham, Tattu has it all and dim sum. Boasting beautiful cherry blossom trees and dimmed lighting, the venue promises luxe cocktails, alongside dumplings, gyozas and scrumptious seafood.