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Cadbury Creme Egg Cafe popping up in Birmingham for two chocolate-filled days

Cadbury Creme Egg Cafe popping up in Birmingham for two chocolate-filled days Cadbury are opening a Creme Egg Cafe in Birmingham for two chocolate-filled days. It's the news we've been waiting for with bated breath, especially as our city is the home of the Cadbury's factory, but a Creme Egg Cafe is finally opening up in Brum. Taking place for two days in early February,... Read more >

The Charter Rooms fuses Victorian aesthetics with modern gin in Birmingham

The Charter Rooms fuses Victorian aesthetics with modern gin in Birmingham Arriving in Birmingham’s Grade II listed Great Wester Arcade is The Charter Rooms. The venue channels its historic aesthetic throughout its design, basing it on old-school salons and drawing rooms with plush curtains, rich wooden floors and large, Victorian-style armchairs. Set across two... Read more >

Popstar to bar staff: The Vamps singer Bradley Simpson to open gin bar in Birmingham

Popstar to bar staff: The Vamps singer Bradley Simpson to open gin bar in Birmingham Bradley Simpson (middle) and The Vamps, who are so cool they forgot how to look at each other. A new gin bar is opening in Sutton Coldfield and it’s coming from a surprising source: Bradley Simpson, lead singer of perpetual heartthrobs The Vamps. The 21-year-old is adding running a bar to... Read more >

Winter Social plans to storm Birmingham Christmas Markets with local talent

Winter Social plans to storm Birmingham Christmas Markets with local talent Award winning Birmingham talent are bringing their treats to The Winter Social.  Winter Social is a Christmas Market on Spiceal Street focused purely on local Birmingham talent, giving a tasty alternative to the previously dominant Frankfurt Christmas Market. The Winter Social plans to... Read more >

More than 300 types of wine served at Bottles Birmingham

More than 300 types of wine served at Bottles Birmingham Family-owned Bottles has opened a second venue in Birmingham's Mailbox following the success of their first wine bar in Worcester. The new opening is located in the former Bar Epernay and serves more than 300 types of wine, port and Champagne. Using a unique dispenser system, customers use a... Read more >

Birmingham's latest Indian opening to be led by Michelin-starred chef

Birmingham's latest Indian opening to be led by Michelin-starred chef Named after the holy city in Northern India, Varanasi is set to open in early December in Central Birmingham. A Michelin-starred chef is behind the menu and is expected to put his twist on traditional curry dishes. The venue is split over three floors, with a series of private dining rooms and... Read more >

Le Bistrot Pierre - Birmingham Restaurant Review

Le Bistrot Pierre - Birmingham Restaurant Review The hottest new restaurant in Birmingham and it just so happens to be toting French cuisine? We headed on down to Le Bistrot Pierre to see what all the buzz was about.  The Venue Le Bistrot Pierre can be found inside a gorgeous Grade II listed building with a prime spot overlooking the... Read more >

Satisfy that breakfast 'Kraving' - Cereal Killer Cafe to open in Birmingham

Satisfy that breakfast 'Kraving' - Cereal Killer Cafe to open in Birmingham Beds, retro posters and all the '90s decors are the least we expect at The Birmingham Cereal Killer Cafe. Is this the end of the Birmingham we know and love, heralded in with fire, brimstone and Cocopops? Or is it the beginning of a beautiful, new, milk-filled chapter of our quirky city?... Read more >

Small plates and high chai are on the cards for new Moseley Indian restaurant

Small plates and high chai are on the cards for new Moseley Indian restaurant Named after the Indian word for 'life', Zindiya will be a modern and colourful Indian eatery serving small and sharing plates. Located in Moseley, the restaurant is located in a former bakery that has been unused for 10 years. The restaurant is currently undergoing a renovation which will mean it... Read more >

Prestigious Cairn Group opens a new restaurant-bar in Birmingham's beating heart

Prestigious Cairn Group opens a new restaurant-bar in Birmingham's beating heart Having recently announced a new wave of investment, the Cairn Group opens The Lobby On Hill Street, a new restaurant-bar that hopes to combine relaxed vibes and a serene setting with its menu of traditional British classics, tapas-style treats and diverse cocktails. With its own urban terrace and... Read more >

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