Best Restaurants in Birmingham
Birmingham is brimming with a whole heap of different cultures, so it's no surprise that this diversity also extends to their restaurants. With no less than three Michelin starred restaurants, the infamous Balti triangle and a whole host of other eateries ready to treat your taste buds, you'll be spoilt for choice when deciding where to eat out in Birmingham. Check out our list of the best restaurants in Birmingham and let your mouth water over upmarket Italians, South American diners and traditional British gastro-pubs that the city has to offer.
Last updated on 1st March 2017
Not only are they one of the best places to shop in the city, Harvey Nichols has one of the best restaurants in Birmingham and with good reason. Plush, sophisticated and high-end, get set for stunning dishes in a unique and charming city location.
With chic minimalist interiors, cosy booths and a charcoal grill cooking top quality cuts of meat, The Button Factory has transformed Vertu's old space in the Jewellery Quarter. The restaurant serves dishes such as beef short rib and grilled cod along with an excellent selection of cocktails.
The Jekyll and Hyde is an Alice in Wonderland themed bar filled with whimsical touches, from quirky cocktails to wonderfully decorated interiors. In the main area they serve a series of wonderful dishes, like gourmet sandwiches or ‘beautiful burgers’, or take a trip up to the Victorian Gin Parlour for smaller bites to nibble on.
Urban and industrial, not only are the innards at Nosh and Quaff a sight to enjoy, their chow is too. Towing the line between seafood and American favourites, this top Birmingham restaurant promises lobster and burgers aplenty.
One of the most saluted restaurants in Birmingham, it's Annexe where people dine for something truly special in the city. From their vintage interiors and themed supper parties down to their seasonal dishes and deluxe service, this is not to be missed out on.
Chaophraya is at the forefront of delivering delicious Thai food in Birmingham. Spread across two floors, feast on their wonderful a la carte menu, which offers traditional Thai flavours with a Chaophraya twist. Their cocktail menu, too, has utilises Thai culture to create some truly unique mixes.
When it comes to eating out in Birmingham, pizza is definitely always the dish that everyone can enjoy, so where to make the most of it? Head to The Stable as they churn out rustic pizza flavours alongside a top roster of craft beers.
While Broad Street may be better known as a party street, there's one sky-high restaurant that's changing perceptions. Head to Rofuto for sweeping views of the city and stunning Asian inspired fare that has the city's mouths watering.
Sitting pretty at the top of the iconic Cube building, this stylish champagne bar has 360 degree views of Birmingham. Sip on Laurent Perrier and order a fine steak from their a la carte menu. Restaurant bars don't come much more indulgent, so Marco Pierre White Champagne Bar is ideal for impressing work clients or a dinner date.
Asha's in Birmingham City Centre has established itself as a top quality Indian restaurant serving the best in Asian cuisine; and you don't just have to take our word for it, Asha's has the credentials to match. Previous winners of West Midlands best restaurant, along with awards for their menu and award winning cocktails too; Asha's is a must.
Primed for dinner after the theatre, Marmalade may be part of the infamous Bitters 'n' Twisted group, but it more than stands out on its own as one of the best places to eat in Birmingham thanks to affordable plates and fresh flavours.
If you like a bit of everything when dining, a selection of Venetian and Italian tapas at Fumo could be exactly what you're looking for. Stylish and sophisticated, with indulgent surroundings, Fumo adds a touch of trendy to restaurant bars in Birmingham and their friendly atmosphere and hand crafted cocktails make this a dining experience you won't forget.
Pushkar is a sophisticated venue focussed on quality and an authentic range of aromatic Indian and Punjabi dishes. Expert service is at the heart of what Pushkar do; and not forgetting the drinks, Pushkar also try their hand at exotic cocktails that make this a tasty alternative to other restaurants on Broad Street.