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Tiny noodle and bao bun bar opening in Central Birmingham

Tiny noodle and bao bun bar opening in Central Birmingham Having worked in Purnell's Bistro, chef Dominic Simmonds has decided to go it alone with a tiny, 20-cover space on Caroline Street. Lucky Duck will have a short and sweet menu that rotates around the steamed buns, with fillings such as sticky pork belly, aubergine, and crispy cod cheek. There will... Read more >

New Cocktail Bar And Meadery Opens At 1000 Trades

New Cocktail Bar And Meadery Opens At 1000 Trades Taking over the loft of the Jewellery Quarter's 1,000 Trades, The Vanguard is a specialist cocktail bar and meadery. Headed up by cocktail consultant and expert bartender, Samuel Boulton, the bar stocks a fantastic range of artisan spirits, homemade ingredients such as strawberry-infused water and... Read more >

Lebanese chain Comptoir Libanais is opening its first Midlands restaurant in Birmingham

Lebanese chain Comptoir Libanais is opening its first Midlands restaurant in Birmingham From vintage posters of Arabic movie star Sirine Jamal al Dine through to brightly coloured tins, Comptoir Libanais is finally bringing its souk-style dining format to Birmingham. Set to open in Grand Central, the new dining spot is inspired by the cuisine of the Middle East, starting with... Read more >

From crafted gin to craft beer, a new craft drinks festival is being hosted in Birmingham

From crafted gin to craft beer, a new craft drinks festival is being hosted in Birmingham A craft drink festival is coming to Birmingham in July 2018, and will have everything from microdistilled gin to craft beers. From marmalade gin through to beer brewed in tiny batches, the UK has gone mad for a crafted and unusual drink. To celebrate this considered drinking trend, Birmingham is... Read more >

40 St Paul's - Birmingham Bar Review

40 St Paul's - Birmingham Bar Review When it comes to Birmingham, Broad Street is usually the go-to destination for a night of drinking. However, St Paul’s Square, just a fifteen minute walk away, is a more than worthy contender. Located in the centre of the Jewellery Quarter, the Georgian square plays host to a mix of upmarket bars... Read more >

Dirty Martini Is Opening 11th Site in Birmingham City Centre

Dirty Martini Is Opening 11th Site in Birmingham City Centre Cocktail lovers and Brum nightowls, put on your party shoes because one of the capital's most popular bars is headed our way. Dirty Martini is due to open its 11th site in the former spot of Viva Brazil in the city centre. While there's not too many details yet, expect the same brand of cool... Read more >

Peaky Blinders Themed Speakeasy Opens In A Secret Underground Bar

Peaky Blinders Themed Speakeasy Opens In A Secret Underground Bar A Peaky Blinders themed speakeasy has opened in a secret basement pub in Birmingham. Sexy, sultry and all sorts of secret, a new speakeasy inspired by Peaky Blinders is as mysterious as lead character Tommy Shelby. The Peaky Speakeasy has opened in a previously abandoned pub in Dale End and will... Read more >

New Craft Beer Pub Planned For Birmingham City Centre

New Craft Beer Pub Planned For Birmingham City Centre Owned by Camerons Brewery, one of the last family brewers in the North East, this forthcoming Birmingham City Centre pub will join a large number of other Cameron Brewery venues across the Midlands and North East. With a focus on craft beer, the bar will boast 20 keg lines and 10 cask ale lines... Read more >

New Bar in a Birmingham Museum Will Serve More Than 300 Whiskies

New Bar in a Birmingham Museum Will Serve More Than 300 Whiskies Birmingham Whisky Club are hoping to open a permanent venue in the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter. Following a series of successful pop-up events across the city, Birmingham Whisky Club are planning on opening a permanent spot. The company hopes to open in the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter,... Read more >

New Modern British Restaurant Joining The Jewellery Quarter

New Modern British Restaurant Joining The Jewellery Quarter Specialising in modern British dishes, Restaurant Folium goes beyond your traditional three-course dinner, offering tasting menus up to as many as nine courses. Fresh, seasonal and responsibly sourced, this latest addition to Birmingham's fine dining scene takes great care with its food, with... Read more >

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