Soul Food in Birmingham
If you've come to this list for wholesome greens and a crunchy raw salad, you'd better get out of here in a jiffy. Soul food has been all about the heart and well, soul, of a meal since the early 1960s promising no less than good old fashioned African come Native American grub. Birmingham has adopted this tasty culture and fashioned its own collective of pop-ups and menu's that will have you an expert on gumbo, pulled pork and jambalaya in no time. Check out our recommendations for the best bars that serve soul food in Birmingham and get your chops around a deep south delicacy or three.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
The chap that owns this pub in the Jewellery Quarter is the head of Brum's very own Soul Food Project, so you can bet that they're included in this list. Carl Finn has not only brought an air of cool back to Birmingham thanks to his Soul Food Project, he's cultivated menu's for across the city boasting a new pub that promises a whole host of hearty flavours from their gumbo and key lime pie to deep south burgers sweltering in tasty.
Now we mentioned Soul Food Project and their collective of menu's across Birmingham city, and guess what, The Victoria just so happen to be one of those lucky enough to serve up those treats. Boasting a pocket friendly menu of everything from jambalaya and pulled pork sliders to a deep south take on a Sunday roast, this quirky Birmingham pub have adopted the deep south in style.
You may not know it, but this cool warehouse bar in Digbeth boasts one of the best street food markets in the city? And it's on every Friday night! Home to Digbeth Dining Club come sundown, Spotlight bar attracts the cool, young and hungry for a spot of local grub. With vendors such as Soupremes Soulfood churning out saltfish fritters and burgers, there's no excuse not to try a little deep south.