Category Archives: Area: Brindley Place

Getting Some Ciao at Cielo

Like so many people I used to think Italian food was all about spaghetti, pizza, ravioli, and lasagne. A couple of trips to Italy has however set me straight, there’s so much more that’s a celebration of seafood, meat, and … Continue reading

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Edmunds Restaurant

One of our very first reviews was of Edmunds Restaurant on Brindley Place, after we’d enjoyed a lovely New Year’s Eve dinner there while it was under the patronage of Chef Andy Waters.  Since then Andy has moved on to … Continue reading

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Celebrity Indian

The thought of leftover turkey sandwiches and Christmas cake on Boxing Day is too much for us to bear, so we always head out for food, usually to an Indian restaurant to have something spicy. This year we took the … Continue reading

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Ju Ju’s Cafe

Through The Mailbox, on to the canal, under Broad Street, past Brindley Place, Bank, Bannatyne’s Gym, up steps on to Sheepcote Street, down a side street, over a bridge, and you get to Ju Ju’s Cafe. You could definitely say … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Brindley Place, Area: Broad Street, Cuisine: English, Cuisine: Modern Mixed, Price: Average, Price: Cheap as Chips - Inexpensive, Venue type: Bar, Venue type: Cafe, Venue type: Restaurant | 2 Comments

Apples, Chillies, and a Sunny Brummy Square

July 19th & 20th sees the return of Birmingham Chilli Festival to Brindleyplace and it’s promising to be hotter than ever.  We’ve teamed up with the main sponsor, Aston Manor Cider, to offer you a chance to win a hamper. … Continue reading

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The Pickled Piglet

Just last week another venue, The Pickled Piglet, quietly opened its doors to the Brummy public for the first time. Much to our horror we hadn’t known it was opening, but some of our foody friends (thanks Mr. & Mrs. Pope) … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Brindley Place, Area: Broad Street, Cuisine: English, Cuisine: Modern Mixed, Cuisine: Tapas, Price: Average, Price: Cheap as Chips - Inexpensive, Venue type: Bar, Venue type: Cafe, Venue type: Cocktail Bar, Venue type: Restaurant, Venue type: Wine Bar | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Café Opus

After working out at The Cube on a dreary Saturday morning, I thought there was no better way to refuel than take a short walk along the canal to Brindley Place and pop in to one of Birmingham’s newest offerings … Continue reading

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Will Café Opus oozells the same style as its bigger sister?

A hideaway from the bustle of Brindley Place and Broad Street, Oozells Square already boasts restaurants Piccolinos, Cielo, and Thai Edge.  However the award for most beautiful building on the square has to go to the neo-gothic Oozells Street School … Continue reading

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OutInBrum takes to the High Seas… Well, the Brummy Canals, on Away 2 Dine.

Birmingham Canal Navigations (BCN) has around 100 miles of navigable canals which were built as trade routes in the 18th century. The canals would have carried all types of goods from coal and raw clay, to finished dinnerware and crystal. … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Brindley Place, Area: The Mailbox, Cuisine: English, Price: Get your dad to pay - above average, Venue type: Restaurant | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Piccolino Birmingham

Oozells Square is almost entirely hidden between Broad Street and Brindley Place, and tends to escape the worst of the drunken antics from the Broad Street drink-till-you-drop establishments. It’s home to a number of venues including Thai Edge, Ikon Gallery … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Brindley Place, Cuisine: Italian, Price: Average, Venue type: Bar, Venue type: Cocktail Bar, Venue type: Restaurant | 3 Comments