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Meat Shack to bring their monster burgers to permanent City Centre home

Meat Shack to bring their monster burgers to permanent City Centre home After five years serving up mouth-watering burgers to the people of Digbeth Dining Club, The Meat Shack has found its home in Birmingham’s Southside. Their permanent shack is channelling a speakeasy vibe, offering cool surroundings as you munch on their range of delicious burgers. Each are... Read more >

6 Reasons Why Birmingham is the Best City in the UK

6 Reasons Why Birmingham is the Best City in the UK Let’s just get it out there now: Birmingham is the best city in the UK. Britain’s second city? Who are they second to? No, give me a bit of Brummie any day, the city with the best food, live music, and arts in the country, with a strong independent culture to boot. And if you... Read more >

Three Church Road Offers Afternoon Tea, Lunch And Dinner In A Georgian Manor

Three Church Road Offers Afternoon Tea, Lunch And Dinner In A Georgian Manor Under the watchful eye of former Gordon Ramsay chef Hari Krishnamurthy, Three Church Road has opened in Edgbaston. Set in a Grade-II listed building that was once the home of the Royal School for Deaf Children, the restaurant is spread across a series of drawing rooms and features a mix of... Read more >

The big kids behind Kongs arcade bars plan to open a third venue in Birmingham city centre

The big kids behind Kongs arcade bars plan to open a third venue in Birmingham city centre The team behind Kongs is spreading its wings, opening a third site on Birmingham's Bennetts Hill. The group has already made a splash with their first two venues in Cardiff and Bristol, and will now look to offer the same nostalgic feeling to Birmingham's revellers. Armed with arcade games - think... Read more >

Posh sushi is on the menu at new Brindleyplace restaurant bar OKO

Posh sushi is on the menu at new Brindleyplace restaurant bar OKO OKO is the newest sushi bar to set up shop in Birmingham. The venue is actually on the ground floor of exclusive cocktail bar Nuvo, but aims to deliver a different experience while still maintaining the same high level of quality. The interior will be contemporary, yet contain Far Eastern... Read more >

Did you know there was a rage room in Birmingham?

Did you know there was a rage room in Birmingham? Come smash your frustrations away at the Grange Living Gaming Rage Room. Ever get so mad you want to break something? If you've ever wanted to take a hammer to a television screen, you're in luck because Birmingham has its very own Rage Room in the Grange Live Gaming. The worldwide phenomenon... Read more >

Atul Kochhar's NRI is the 'not really Indian' restaurant coming to City Centre's Mailbox

Atul Kochhar's NRI is the 'not really Indian' restaurant coming to City Centre's Mailbox Birmingham is getting the Indian restaurant it deserves with NRI. Twice Michelin starred chef Atul Kochhar is opening his first Birmingham restaurant and expanding the soon to be growing NRI chain from Mumbai. Kochhar will be serving up Indian food with influences from the UK, Malaysia and South... Read more >

Mexican market food comes to Birmingham as Wahaca opens new venue on Temple Street

Mexican market food comes to Birmingham as Wahaca opens new venue on Temple Street Setting up shop just minutes from St Philip’s Cathedral, Wahaca will be bringing Mexican market food to Temple Street in Birmingham. With venues all around London and the rest of the country, Wahaca has become synonymous with delicious street food – from small sharing plates like tacos... Read more >

Over 200 bottles of craft beer to be served at Clink Beer's second site in Harborne

Over 200 bottles of craft beer to be served at Clink Beer's second site in Harborne Clink Beer is opening a second Birmingham venue, this time bringing its bar-and-shop hybrid to Harborne. Much like its sister location in Digbeth, the bar will boast an impressive selection of bottled and canned beers from around the world. The addition of the shop means that fans are able to take... Read more >

Siamais is bringing exciting pan-Asian cuisine and lavish Thai aesthetics to Brindleyplace

Siamais is bringing exciting pan-Asian cuisine and lavish Thai aesthetics to Brindleyplace What was once Thai Edge will now become Siamais, a new Thai restaurant and bar serving up cocktails and pan-Asian cuisine. The venue is split between the restaurant and the bar, with both sides separated by a curtain. The 100 cover restaurant will draped in luxurious décor, from hanging... Read more >

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