Category Archives: Area: Harborne

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

Posted in Area: Harborne, Cuisine: Spanish, My Favourite Places, Price: Average, Venue type: Restaurant | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

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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Waters on the Square

Sandwiched between a newsagent and a hairdressers, Waters on the Square, has opened on Chad Square in Harborne opposite The White Swan. One of Birmingham’s prodigal sons, Andy Waters, has returned to the city to open this new neighbourhood restaurant … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Harborne, Cuisine: English, Cuisine: Fine Dining, Price: Average, Price: Get your dad to pay - above average, Venue type: Restaurant | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Plough Harborne

With local pubs going under at a rate of 26 a week, those pulling the pints have to be astute enough to recognise how their business is going to work in today’s world. The Plough Harborne’s winning approach is offering … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Harborne, Cuisine: English, Cuisine: Modern Mixed, Price: Average, Price: Cheap as Chips - Inexpensive, Venue type: Bar, Venue type: Cafe, Venue type: Pub, Venue type: Restaurant | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment