Taylah Catlow Taylah Catlow

Fun-loving student and blogger living in Birmingham with a passion for good food and cocktails! @taylahc25

Bar Opus - Restaurant Bar Review

Bar Opus - Restaurant Bar Review

The third venue to join the Opus family may have only been around for a short time in its One Snow Hill plot, but it's already made its mark on Birmingham's food and cocktail scene. So this week, I headed there to check out if Bar Opus lived up to the rave reviews. The Venue When we arrived we were…

Alfie Bird's - Bar Review

Alfie Bird's - Bar Review

The latest addition to The Custard Factory, Alfie Bird's is making a big impact on Digbeth. Whether it's for their stone-baked pizzas, tequila cocktails or to see a live band, people are flocking, mind the bird pun, to this venue. The Venue Spanning over four floors, Alfie Birds has got something for…

Nuvo - Cocktail Bar Review

Nuvo - Cocktail Bar Review

A coruscating cocktail bar in its own right, Nuvo have now delved into the foodie world with the launch of a tapas menu. I headed there to see if it could stand up to its reputable neighbours in Brindley Place. The Venue With its twinkling skylights and stylish decor, this venue has been kitted…

Malmaison Brasserie and Bar - Restaurant Bar Review

Malmaison Brasserie and Bar - Restaurant Bar Review

The Mailbox may host an amazing array of fantastic restaurant and bars to choose from, but I think I may have found a gem in Malmaison after my most recent visit. A venue that has peaked across the UK for their fine atmospheres and fare, it's right about time that we tucked in.  The Venue Thevenue…

Bun & Bowl - Restaurant Bar Review

Bun & Bowl - Restaurant Bar Review

Bun & Bowl promises a deluxe burger and shrimp experience with its prime spot at The Cube.  I headed to the recently opened venue to see if it could step up, and compete with all of the surrounding bars and restaurants at the canal-side destination. Short answer - yes it does! The Venue The…

MPW Champagne Bar - Bar Review

MPW Champagne Bar - Bar Review

Glitz, glamour and endless glasses of bubbly...it could only be the Marco Pierre White Champagne Bar. Having just decked out their Laurent Perrier laden location in furthermore plush refinery this April, we checked out what had been done with this sought after space. The Venue Set at the top of The…

Pushkar - Cocktail Bar Review

Pushkar - Cocktail Bar Review

Situated in the last place you'd expect to find a swanky, stylish cocktail bar and restaurant, Birmingham's nightlife emporium Broad Street, is Pushkar. Although primarily a spot for delicious Indian food, this venue has deservedly earned its title as one of Birmingham's finest cocktail bars too. The…

Top 5 Spring Cocktails in Birmingham

Top 5 Spring Cocktails in Birmingham

Please your palate with these darling Spring inspired punches and concoctions. Ignoring the down right drizzly rain we've had in the past week, it's safe to say that (for now!) Spring has finally sprung upon us. And what better way to celebrate than with a Spring-inspired cocktail; perfect for a beer…

Chung Ying Central - Restaurant Bar Review

Chung Ying Central - Restaurant Bar Review

With two thriving restaurants already dominating Birmingham’s Chinese Quarter, I knew that Chung Ying Central was going to be something; And I certainly wasn't disappointed. Combining Cantonese cooking with an Asian style cocktail bar, they’ve hit the nail on the head for a Chinese restaurant…

Valentine's Day Cocktails in Birmingham

Valentine's Day Cocktails in Birmingham

Gone are the days of impressing with champagne flutes and fancy wine, we're all about the cocktails now and Valentine's Day is no exception this year. So whether you're drowning your singleton sorrows, or wining and dining a loved one, do it in style this Valentines with a slick cocktail or two in one…

Revolution - Bar Review

Revolution - Bar Review

Revolution stands up against its fierce clubbing rivals on Broad Street to be the place to go for a fun time party in Birmingham. Whether you're planning a crazy night of partying, popping in for a quick bite to eat, or just after a casual evening of cocktails with friends, this bar offers somethingfor…

Unusual Cocktail Names in Birmingham

Unusual Cocktail Names in Birmingham

In a city brimming with so many great cocktail bars, how can we even begin to choose between them all? We find that we're always drawn to the coolest bars with the most inventive cocktail creations, and it all starts with the name. Who's going to order something that sounds boring, unoriginal and flat…