Category Archives: Price: Cheap as Chips – Inexpensive

Edmunds Lounge

Sometimes I want white linen and fine glassware, but sometimes I want somewhere to watch the rugby with a pint and a pie. On those latter occasions, recently we’ve headed to Edmunds Lounge on the corner of Newhall Street and … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Colmore Business District, Cuisine: English, Price: Cheap as Chips - Inexpensive, Venue type: Pub | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Digbeth Dining Club – Artisan Brummy Street Food

Digbeth isn’t known as an area of the city where one frequents for gourmet grub, but many of our twitter followers have raved about the Digbeth Dining Club, a weekly street food event at The Spot*light centre just next door … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Digbeth, Cuisine: Modern Mixed, Price: Cheap as Chips - Inexpensive, Venue type: Bar, Venue type: Cafe, Venue type: Cocktail Bar, Venue type: Entertainment, Venue type: Restaurant | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

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

South-East Asian Flavours at The Blue Piano

South-East Asian flavours are hard to be found in Birmingham’s culinary scene – sure there are plenty of Chinese restaurants (some worse than others), and a couple of Thai joints that are passable, but that’s about it.  So enter The … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Hagley Road, Cuisine: South East Asian, Price: Average, Price: Cheap as Chips - Inexpensive, Venue type: Restaurant | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Café Opus

After working out at The Cube on a dreary Saturday morning, I thought there was no better way to refuel than take a short walk along the canal to Brindley Place and pop in to one of Birmingham’s newest offerings … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Brindley Place, Cuisine: English, Price: Average, Price: Cheap as Chips - Inexpensive, Venue type: Cafe | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Home Style Korean at Topokki

Their website is a veritable treasure trove of hilarious spelling catastrophes; I dare you to read through it without either grinning with delight or, if you’re like me, groaning with pedantic disbelief that English can be written so very badly. … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Arcadian, Area: Hurst Street / The Gay Village / South Side, Cuisine: Korean, Price: Cheap as Chips - Inexpensive, Venue type: Cafe, Venue type: Restaurant | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Grazing Some Time Away at Café Ezra

UPDATE SUMMER 2013: This cafe has now closed, although the hotel and restaurant Aalto are still going strong!   Since opening in March 2012, Hotel La Tour has been bringing in great reviews for both its rooms and the Marcus … Continue reading

Posted in Area: East Side, Area: The Bullring, Price: Cheap as Chips - Inexpensive, Venue type: Cafe | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment