Category Archives: Area: The Mailbox

Wine and Dine at Harvey Nichols

The Mailbox’s flagship store, the temple to luxury that is Harvey Nichols, has at last reopened its doors to the public after a move, resize, and refit. While we’ve not yet managed to have a mooch around the store, we … Continue reading

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Gas Street Social

I’m never sure whether I like The Mailbox.  Unfortunately the stag and hen parties that were once the fodder of the Broad Street bars seem to have found their way down the canal towpath to The Mailbox now, though I think … Continue reading

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Marco Pierre White at The Cube – Festive Menu

With Christmas around the corner MPW on Level 25 of The Cube is gearing up with a new festive menu. We were invited along to give our opinion on it (see our reciprocity promise). Zooming up 25 floors in the … Continue reading

Posted in Area: The Cube, Area: The Mailbox, Cuisine: Modern Mixed, Cuisine: Steakhouse, Price: Get your dad to pay - above average, Price: My eyes are watering - expensive, Venue type: Cocktail Bar, Venue type: Restaurant, Venue type: Wine Bar | Leave a comment

Bun & Bowl

On Friday evening we were trying to decide what we were going to do for dinner when we saw a tweet that Bun & Bowl, a new restaurant in The Cube, had opened its doors. The obvious choice then! It … Continue reading

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The Mailbox – Shaken, not stirred, and Very Dry…

Soon you’ll be able to leave your umbrellas at home when shopping in The Mailbox, as they’re having a roof fitted over the shopping area.  That means there’s going to be a bit of disruption while works are carried out … Continue reading

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Bar Epernay

In January we’ve had our pick of restaurants as no one was dining out due to overspending and over-eating at Christmas. It was therefore inevitable that when, on the first post pay day Saturday, we wished to eat in The … Continue reading

Posted in Area: The Mailbox, Cuisine: Modern Mixed, Price: Cheap as Chips - Inexpensive, Price: Get your dad to pay - above average, Venue type: Bar, Venue type: Cocktail Bar, Venue type: Restaurant, Venue type: Wine Bar | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

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