Category Archives: Cuisine: Spanish

El Borracho De Oro

When El Borracho De Oro opened as a Spanish tapas restaurant just off Five Ways at the end of Broad Street, we were initially unimpressed, mainly due to the interior decor.  However Emma, the owner and hostess, has made big changes … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Broad Street, Area: Edgbaston, Cuisine: Spanish, Cuisine: Tapas, Venue type: Bar | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tapas Revolution

Now Grand Central shopping centre has opened there’s a host of new eating possibilities to try out in the city. The transformation at New Street Station has provided the airy light space for more than a dozen venues, and we’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Central Shopping, Area: Grand Central, Area: The Bullring, Cuisine: Spanish, Price: Average, Venue type: Restaurant | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Rico Libre

I don’t know if you’re familiar with the side streets off Digbeth High Street, but if you are then you may well drive down them at 40 with the doors locked and windows closed. They do not feel salubrious, and … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Digbeth, Cuisine: Spanish, Cuisine: Tapas, Price: Cheap as Chips - Inexpensive, Venue type: Cafe, Venue type: Restaurant | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Tapas at Amantia Spanish Restaurant

UPDATE FEB ’16: We’ve eaten here a couple of times since this review and the interior is much improved, it now feels like a nice place to sit and eat a meal and is no longer stark. Service is also … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Central Shopping, Area: Colmore Business District, Cuisine: Spanish, Cuisine: Tapas, Price: Average, Price: Cheap as Chips - Inexpensive, restaurant review, Venue type: Restaurant | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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 Deli in Boldmere

Just 20 minutes on the train from New Street Station towards Sutton Coldfield lies the leafy suburb of Boldmere, where in 2011 Pippa Goode opened a foodie haven, The Deli in Boldmere.  How she managed to avoid the obvious name … Continue reading

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