Category Archives: Cuisine: Italian

Gavino’s Italian

We wouldn’t normally head to Wylde Green for dinner, it’s not known for its culinary excellence.  Our friends however said we must try the 80’s dining experience that is Gavino’s Italian Restaurant, promising Cinzano and melon boats aplenty.  Understand though … 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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Getting Some Ciao at Cielo

Like so many people I used to think Italian food was all about spaghetti, pizza, ravioli, and lasagne. A couple of trips to Italy has however set me straight, there’s so much more that’s a celebration of seafood, meat, and … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Brindley Place, Cuisine: Italian, Price: Get your dad to pay - above average, Venue type: Restaurant | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Piccolino Birmingham

Oozells Square is almost entirely hidden between Broad Street and Brindley Place, and tends to escape the worst of the drunken antics from the Broad Street drink-till-you-drop establishments. It’s home to a number of venues including Thai Edge, Ikon Gallery … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Brindley Place, Cuisine: Italian, Price: Average, Venue type: Bar, Venue type: Cocktail Bar, Venue type: Restaurant | 3 Comments

Fumo – Venetian Tapas

San Carlo, on Temple Street, has been a staple of the Birmingham dining scene since the early nineties and is a favourite of, perhaps, the more affluent and older crowd. Its new next door neighbour, Fumo Restaurant, is younger and … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Colmore Business District, Cuisine: Italian, Price: Average, Venue type: Bar, Venue type: Cocktail Bar, Venue type: Restaurant, Venue type: Wine Bar | Leave a comment