Category Archives: Cuisine: English

Epi: A Taste of Ludlow in Birmingham & Bromsgrove

The market town of Ludlow is well known across the country as a great foodie destination. With two Michelin starred and eight AA Rosette awarded restaurants to choose from, as well as the legendary Ludlow Food Festival, it was exciting … Continue reading

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The Balcony at Selfridges

I can’t bear shopping. I hate the queues, the people, the prices. Even the politest pressure applied from a too-friendly shop assistant is enough to send me “just browsing” elsewhere. Or more likely to the sanctuary of a bar or … Continue reading

Posted in Area: The Bullring, Cuisine: English, Price: Average, Price: Get your dad to pay - above average, Venue type: Cocktail Bar, Venue type: Restaurant, Venue type: Wine Bar | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Cherry Reds – from Breakfast to Nightcap

Many years ago John Bright Street, just behind New St Station, was a Broad Street like area with bars and clubs for drunken revelry by the masses. It fell out of use and in came the homeless people, a cannabis … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Central Shopping, Cuisine: English, Venue type: Bar, Venue type: Cafe, Venue type: Pub, Venue type: Restaurant | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 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

Ju Ju’s Cafe

Through The Mailbox, on to the canal, under Broad Street, past Brindley Place, Bank, Bannatyne’s Gym, up steps on to Sheepcote Street, down a side street, over a bridge, and you get to Ju Ju’s Cafe. You could definitely say … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Brindley Place, Area: Broad Street, Cuisine: English, Cuisine: Modern Mixed, Price: Average, Price: Cheap as Chips - Inexpensive, Venue type: Bar, Venue type: Cafe, Venue type: Restaurant | 2 Comments

Farenheit Restaurant at Genting Casino Edgbaston

After our recent foray in to Moseley to eat at the fabulous Carter’s, we thought we’d get another stamp in our passports by going out to Genting Casino at Edgbaston to eat at their newly refurbished Farenheit restaurant. Until recently … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Hagley Road, Cuisine: English, Cuisine: Modern Mixed, Cuisine: Steakhouse, Price: Average, Price: Get your dad to pay - above average, Venue type: Bar, Venue type: Cocktail Bar, Venue type: Entertainment, Venue type: Restaurant | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Pickled Piglet

Just last week another venue, The Pickled Piglet, quietly opened its doors to the Brummy public for the first time. Much to our horror we hadn’t known it was opening, but some of our foody friends (thanks Mr. & Mrs. Pope) … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Brindley Place, Area: Broad Street, Cuisine: English, Cuisine: Modern Mixed, Cuisine: Tapas, Price: Average, Price: Cheap as Chips - Inexpensive, Venue type: Bar, Venue type: Cafe, Venue type: Cocktail Bar, Venue type: Restaurant, Venue type: Wine Bar | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

New Sunday Subterranean Delights at Anderson’s Bar & Gril

Regular followers will already know that Anderson’s bar & Grill, located just off the bottom of St Paul’s Square on Mary Ann Street is one of our favourite venues in Brum. The sumptuous feel of the low brick vaulted ceilings … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Jewellery Quarter, Area: Out of Birmingham, Cuisine: English, Cuisine: Steakhouse, My Favourite Places, Price: Average, Uncategorized, Venue type: Restaurant | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Preview: Brum Prepares to Welcome Yet Another Michelin Starred Chef

Birmingham is soon to become home to its newest Michelin starred chef with the arrival of Adam’s restaurant on Friday 12th April, bolstering the city’s reputation as a world-class dining destination. Adam Stokes, who earned a Michelin Star and 4AA … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Colmore Business District, Cuisine: English, Cuisine: Fine Dining, Price: Get your dad to pay - above average, Price: My eyes are watering - expensive, Venue type: Restaurant | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment