Category Archives: Area: City Centre

70s and 80s legends Boney M complete Birmingham Pride line-up!

Organisers of Birmingham Pride have announced that 70s amd 80s legends, Boney M, who have notched up millions of record sales and No.1 hits worldwide,  will be performing  at the festival on Sunday 28 May. Boney M’s hit singles span … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Arcadian, Area: City Centre, Area: Hurst Street / The Gay Village / South Side, Article, Special Event | Tagged | 1 Comment

The Wilderness (née Nomad)

After a legal spat about naming rights with a restaurant of the same name some three-thousand miles away, Chef Proprietor Alex Claridge’s Nomad Restaurant and his similarly named projects shut down, immediately reopening as The Wilderness. His restaurant hasn’t moved … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Central Shopping, Area: China Town, Area: City Centre, Area: The Bullring, Birmingham Restaurant, birmingham restaurant review, birmingham review, Cuisine: Modern Mixed, Price: Average, Price: Get your dad to pay - above average, restaurant review, Venue type: Restaurant | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Friday Night Dinner at Opus Restaurant Cornwall Street

Opus Restaurant opened on Cornwall Street in the business district over a decade ago.  It’s seen times of boom and bust, and continued serving the local business community despite the ever smaller appetite for extravagant client lunches.  Of course it … Continue reading

Posted in Area: City Centre, Area: Colmore Business District, birmingham restaurant review, birmingham review, Cuisine: English, Cuisine: Fine Dining, Cuisine: Modern Mixed, Price: Average, restaurant review, Venue type: Restaurant | Leave a comment

Soul Food from Big Papa’s B.South

We all know the feeling of waking up on a Saturday with a dry mouth and pounding head, and insisting that “the last pint was off”.  A sure fire solution to that rubbish feeling is a fry-up, and we always … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Central Shopping, Area: China Town, Area: City Centre, Cuisine: Modern Mixed, Cuisine: US Southern Soul Food, Price: Cheap as Chips - Inexpensive, Venue type: Bar, Venue type: Entertainment, Venue type: Pub | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bar Opus says ‘Oui’ to French cooking lesson

Birmingham foodies are being given a unique opportunity to join two of the city’s best chefs for a series of hands-on cookery classes at Bar Opus at One Snowhill. Kicking off the culinary masterclasses, head chef Gareth Wayt and chef … Continue reading

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Preview: Marmalade at The Rep

With six hugely successful venues already across Birmingham, and a recent first foray out of the second city to Worcester with their popular South American Cantina brand of Bodega, Bitters ‘n’ Twisted have finally announced the some details of their … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Brindley Place, Area: Broad Street, Area: City Centre, Price: Average, Venue type: Bar, Venue type: Cocktail Bar, Venue type: Restaurant | 1 Comment

Five Guys – Foil wrapped disappointment

To much fan fayre Five Guys have opened their latest restaurant in the bullring in the unit vacated by Del Villagio. From humble beginnings in 1986 Arlington, Virginia, where the Murrell brothers founded their first burger joint, their brand has … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Central Shopping, Area: City Centre, Area: The Bullring, Areas in Birmingham, Cuisine: English, Price: Get your dad to pay - above average | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments