Category Archives: Venue type: Cocktail Bar

Cheval Blanc

When Keith Marsden joined forces with the daughter of one of Birmingham’s other stalwart hospitality families there were high hopes that they would produce a knockout venue, and they have not disappointed.  Keith Marsden, owner of the British Oak in Stirchley, and … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Moseley, Birmingham Restaurant, birmingham restaurant review, birmingham review, Cuisine: French, Cuisine: Modern Mixed, Cuisine: Tapas, Price: Average, Venue type: Bar, Venue type: Cocktail Bar, Venue type: Restaurant, Venue type: Wine Bar | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Edgbaston – Toby Takes Home Ysabel Regina Trophy

The Edgbaston Boutique Hotel & Cocktail Lounge have added yet another award to their ever straining awards cabinet.  Toby Heap, their youngest Bartender competed in The Ysabel Regina Fusion Competition held at Ysabel Regina Bodega in Jerez Spain. There were … Continue reading

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Rofuto – a revisit

We first visited Rofuto just after opening in early 2016.  The former 60s carbuncle that was Auchinleck House on Five Ways at the end of Broad Street was well and truly stripped and whipped into shape as the UK’s first … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Broad Street, Area: Hagley Road, Birmingham Restaurant, birmingham restaurant review, birmingham review, Cuisine: Japanese, Price: Get your dad to pay - above average, Price: My eyes are watering - expensive, Venue type: Bar, Venue type: Cocktail Bar, Venue type: Restaurant, Venue type: Wine Bar | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Harborne Kitchen

After almost a year of mourning the closure of The Butchers’ Social on Harborne High Street, Wednesday night we were able to celebrate the opening of its replacement – Harborne Kitchen.  Co-creator of The Butchers’ Social, Jamie Desogus, is now … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Harborne, Birmingham Restaurant, birmingham restaurant review, birmingham review, Cuisine: English, Cuisine: Fine Dining, Cuisine: Modern Mixed, Price: Get your dad to pay - above average, restaurant review, Venue type: Bar, Venue type: Cocktail Bar, Venue type: Restaurant, Venue type: Wine Bar | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

JQ Drinking

For many years the Jewellery Quarter, or JQ to the initiated, has been described as “up and coming”. With the recent additions to the drinking and dining scene I think it’s more “up and come”, and is now a real … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Jewellery Quarter, Article, Venue type: Bar, Venue type: Cocktail Bar, Venue type: Pub, Venue type: Restaurant | 1 Comment

Rofuto Raises Birmingham Dining to New Heights This April

Renowned restaurateur, Des McDonald is set to shake up the Birmingham dining scene with his latest venture Rofuto, a restaurant set high in the City skyline at over 141 f eet in the sky with incredible 360 degree views. Opening … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Broad Street, Article, Birmingham Restaurant, Cuisine: Japanese, Uncategorized, Venue type: Bar, Venue type: Cocktail Bar, Venue type: Restaurant | 2 Comments

Nosh & Quaff

UPDATE FEB ’16: We’ve eaten here again since this review and had a much better meal – succulent Beef Ribs, massive pork ribs, and truffle laden gooey macaroni and cheese. However we’ve had mixed reports from brilliant to terrible in the … Continue reading

Posted in Area: Central Shopping, Area: Colmore Business District, birmingham restaurant review, Cuisine: Modern Mixed, Price: Average, Price: Get your dad to pay - above average, Venue type: Bar, Venue type: Cocktail Bar, Venue type: Restaurant, Venue type: Wine Bar | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment