Category Archives: Area: Jewellery Quarter

Indian Brewery Company – Breakfast and Dinner

Birmingham has for decades had a love of Indian food, from the humble balti you can eat in Sparkbrook for £4, to the extravagant banquets available at our high-end Indian restaurants like Lasan’s and Itihaas. The Indian Brewery Company now … Continue reading

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Lasan Restaurant

A few weeks back, to celebrate my parents’ ruby wedding anniversary (that’s 40 years!) we took them to Lasan restaurant.  Run by Birmingham restaurateur Aktar Islam and his business partner Jabba Khan, the eatery has picked up many awards over … Continue reading

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Syriana

We seem to be going a bit Jewellery Quarter mad lately. Virtually all of this year’s new venues have opened that side of the city. It’s fair to say though that not all of the JQ is as salubrious as … Continue reading

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The Pig & Tail

As we pointed out recently, the Jewellery Quarter seems to finally be finding its feet with new and exciting venues opening all over it, and not just on St. Paul’s Square.  We’ve already given you a review of basement cocktail … Continue reading

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JQ Drinking

For many years the Jewellery Quarter, or JQ to the initiated, has been described as “up and coming”. With the recent additions to the drinking and dining scene I think it’s more “up and come”, and is now a real … Continue reading

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Itihaas

There’s a four tiered system of Indian restaurants in Birmingham (I’ve decided, it’s not official, you understand). Let’s start at the bottom, tier 4, the dives that are frequented by drunks at 2am for a post lager curry – you … Continue reading

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Lasan Restaurant

The West Midlands has long been a hotspot for good Indian cuisine and Birmingham City Centre boasts several fantastic Indian restaurants, and a couple of awful ones too. For a night on the tiles, you couldn’t start anywhere better than … Continue reading

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