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Quirky Restaurants In Birmingham
Home to one of the most exciting food scenes in the country, Birmingham is no stranger to a few unique eats. Across the city you'll find plenty of weird and wonderful destinations fronting cool interiors and mind-blowing menus, from trailblazing fine dining to bizarre brunch spots. Read on as we round up a few of our favourite quirky Birmingham restaurants.
Fronting unique mosaics and pops of colour everywhere, it comes as no surprise that Comptoir Libanais made our list. Fab for delicious dinners, the venue offers mezze platters, tagines and the juiciest burgers, alongside fruity cocktails. We personally recommend trying the Apple Jack.
On the hunt for delicious vegan fare in Birmingham? Jungle Bird Tropical Restaurant and Bar is a great shout. The venue is fab for sweetcorn fritters, nachos and much more, alongside a wide variety of cocktails, beer and wine during its generous happy hour deal.
Boasting lanterns and quirky furnishings, Vietnamese Street Kitchen is located in Moseley and the city centre. The menu is filled with plenty of scrumptious dishes such as a lemongrass beef curry and summer rolls, alongside tropical cocktails.
Head over to Bennetts Hill where this quirky spot is bringing you floral motifs, delicious eats and fruity cocktails. Try them for dinner if you're in the mood for a moreish selection of international mains, or head over at brunchtime for some classic boozy breakfasts.
Dubbing itself a 'cathedral to cider', The Stable is fabulous for casual dining in Birmingham. Tuck into their delicious range of pizzas washed down with fresh brews. Plus, they also boast neon signage and a buzzing atmosphere during live music events.
From the sleek design through to those legendary steaks; Gaucho is a top choice if you fancy something a little different for your next meal out. Expect sophisticated interiors, with textures and tones inspired by Argentina's forests and an extensive wine selection at this quirky spot.
One for lovers of all things floral, The Botanist is a beautiful and unique place for your next date night. Feast on a mix of British and European classics, including their signature hanging kebabs, washed down with a whole host of vibrant cocktails.
If you're hunting for late-night party spots, Albert's Schloss whips up delish dinners and epic music events. With a Bavarian theme, the restaurant features Oompah bands, classic steins, and the gooiest fondue you'll ever munch on.
Head over to Resorts World and you'll find one of Brum's most weird and wonderful spots. Sat on top of the complex, this gorgeous rooftop spot promises a stunning selection of menus and cocktails; not to mention some of the best views in the city.
One of the best independent restaurants in Birmingham, Opheem is definitely a winner. Along with bespoke tasting menus, the venue slings out innovative bites whipped up by chef Aktar Islam - we're talking scallops with Bengali coriandor, smoked aubergine and Yorkshire rhubarb.
This gorgeous bar and restaurant is one of the biggest underground haunts in Brum, specialising in contemporary Chinese cuisine. Swing by and sip on ginger mint smoke mojitos while grazing on foie gras gyoza and decadent chocolate pagodas.
An unusual restaurant in the Midlands, The Karczma has made a name for itself on account of its cosy decor and authentic Polish eats. The ultimate chic place to hole up on a cold evening, you'll find hearty plates of grub and snuggly furs to wrap yourself in.
Hot cheeto burgers? Fries covered in cheese? Get in my belly now. Archies is slinging out American-style eats in an entirely pink restaurant. Inspired by an LA diner, the venue is perfect for meetup with friends and late-night milkshakes with your sweetie.
One of Birmingham's most unique dining experiences, 670 Grams is a bold eatery from chef Kray Treadwell. The Michelin-starred restaurant offers a tongue-in-cheek menu of 'common food' made fancy - think veal popcorn, curry-cured salmon and Yorkshire tea with smoked bread.