Category Archives: Area: Harborne

Goodbye (for now) Butchers Social, hello Harborne Kitchen

It would appear to have escaped the attention of many people that The Butchers Social, on Harborne High Street, closes on New Year’s Eve. The pop-up venture that was opened by chefs Jamie Desogus and Mike Bullard initially for just … Continue reading

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Umami Indian Kitchen and Cocktail Bar

Harborne welcomes another Indian restaurant to the scene this last weekend as Umami Indian Kitchen and Cocktail bar has opened next to Boo Boo Coffee at the top of War Lane. There is some competition in Harborne for Indian cuisine … Continue reading

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Emporio Maria

It’s been a while since I’ve dined under a cypress tree fresco, I think it was 1997 in fact when the world was going Changing Rooms mad, but we did so at Emporio Maria Italian Restaurant on Harborne High Street … Continue reading

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Extravagance at The Edgbaston

“A chauffeur in a uniform of robin’s-egg blue crossed  my lawn early that Saturday morning with a surprisingly formal note from his employer: the honour would be entirely Gatsby’s, it said, if I would attend his ‘little party’ that night”. … Continue reading

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Turners – New Year’s Eve – 10 Courses

Some people look at New Year’s Eve as a night to remain firmly on the sofa in front of Jules Holland. Not so us. It’s one of our favourite nights of the year, and we usually start researching it in … Continue reading

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COMiDA Tapas Kitchen

With virtually no marketing or sales push a tapas restaurant opened its doors five weeks ago in the leafy back streets of Harborne, in a converted hairdresser’s shop, next door to what was the frontage of Acorn Antiques. No Victoria … Continue reading

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The New Inn, from Bitters ‘n’ Twisted

by Pinkie & Mike. Bitters ‘n’ Twisted opened their sixth venue nearly two years ago, venturing away from their usual city centre locations and opting instead to refurbish a traditional pub in the leafy suburb of Harborne. Located on a … Continue reading

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