Food & Drink News

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Wing Wah review by Zoe Hornby-Walsh

Wing Wah review by Zoe Hornby-Walsh

Having relocated its restaurant to the Chinese Quarter in Birmingham’s City Centre, you wouldn’t have known what you were about to walk into. Walking down a very… Read more »

St Patrick’s Parade and Festival, Birmingham 2019!

St Patrick’s Parade and Festival, Birmingham 2019!

What’s the craic? Any plans for Sunday the 17th of March? It’s St Patrick’s Day folks!! You know what this means…We paint the town green!! Make sure… Read more »

The Independent Birmingham Festival at The Bond returns this May

The Independent Birmingham Festival at The Bond returns this May

Foodies of Birmingham: The Independent Birmingham Festival at The Bond returns this May and it’s set to be their best event yet! Following the huge success of… Read more »

Tribute & Tunes at Park Regis

Tribute & Tunes at Park Regis

Join us at Park Regis Birmingham for an unforgettable Tribute Night with Michael Bublé and friends in our amazing Level 16 Sky Gallery Suite which has 360-degree views… Read more »

What’s on News

Click to view all the latest What's on in Birmingham news. From music events, live gigs, food & drink happenings and the latest arts events in the city.
Birmingham Gig Guide March 2019

Birmingham Gig Guide March 2019

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide for March 2019, offers original and alternative nightlife, gigs, parties and music listings. We work with local promoters and venues each month to ensure you won’t be missing out on the very best this city has offer. For our pick of the best live music today and this month, check out our Youtube playlist below (auto-play or [Read More...]
Sax and vocal maestro in Birmingham 22nd March

Sax and vocal maestro in Birmingham 22nd March

New Album By Multi-Talented Saxophonist. ‘Love Kim x’ is the new album from saxophonist, vocalist and composer Kim Cypher. A genuinely diverse body of work showcasing multiple styles… Read more »

St Patrick’s Parade and Festival, Birmingham 2019!

St Patrick’s Parade and Festival, Birmingham 2019!

What’s the craic? Any plans for Sunday the 17th of March? It’s St Patrick’s Day folks!! You know what this means…We paint the town green!! Make sure… Read more »

The Independent Birmingham Festival at The Bond returns this May

The Independent Birmingham Festival at The Bond returns this May

Foodies of Birmingham: The Independent Birmingham Festival at The Bond returns this May and it’s set to be their best event yet! Following the huge success of… Read more »

Midlands Fashion Awards is calling on independent, creative talent from across Birmingham.

Midlands Fashion Awards is calling on independent, creative talent from across Birmingham.

The prestigious Midlands Fashion Awards (MFA), is now open for entries and is calling on independent, emerging and creative talent from across Birmingham to enter the nine categories. Now… Read more »

Tribute & Tunes at Park Regis

Tribute & Tunes at Park Regis

Join us at Park Regis Birmingham for an unforgettable Tribute Night with Michael Bublé and friends in our amazing Level 16 Sky Gallery Suite which has 360-degree views… Read more »

Birmingham Bar Launches UK’s first Mead Cocktail Menu

Birmingham Bar Launches UK’s first Mead Cocktail Menu

Birmingham bar The Vanguard situated above 1000 Trades, has launched the UK’s first mead based cocktail menu. Samuel Boulton Co-Founder of the UK Mead Forum and Managing… Read more »

Mother’s Day with Bitters n Twisted

Mother’s Day with Bitters n Twisted

Buffalo – This Mother’s Day treat your mom to the meal she really wants  Can’t match Mamma’s famous roast? Don’t even try….. Come and grab our freshly… Read more »

Morrissey, Marr and Smiths night at Eden Bar Marquee!

Morrissey, Marr and Smiths night at Eden Bar Marquee!

PANIC ON THE STREETS OF BIRMINGHAM – Friendly, charming atmosphere playing Morrissey Marr’s solo work plus The Smiths and a pre Panic Influences of… DJ Set. Doors… Read more »

Food & Drink Reviews

Click here to view all the latest food and drink reviews for Birmingham's best bars and restaurants.
Wing Wah review by Zoe Hornby-Walsh

Wing Wah review by Zoe Hornby-Walsh

Having relocated its restaurant to the Chinese Quarter in Birmingham’s City Centre, you wouldn’t have known what you were about to walk into. Walking down a very… Read more »

Laghi’s deli review by Rhiannon Simpson

Laghi’s deli review by Rhiannon Simpson

I’ve had the joy of dog sitting this last week, an absolute gem of a Labrador. Not wanting my new 4 legged side kick Juno to get… Read more »

A Night of Food & Drink in the Jewellery Quarter by Ollie ‘Yardbird’ Lloyd.

A Night of Food & Drink in the Jewellery Quarter by Ollie ‘Yardbird’ Lloyd.

Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter may be known for its gold, silver and stones, yet since the licensed renaissance of the area a few years ago, there are many… Read more »

Bodega Cantina review by Rhiannon Simpson

Bodega Cantina review by Rhiannon Simpson

A cold January night made all the more bright with a colourful trip to Bodega. Bodega has stood the test of time and still delights. Its fine… Read more »

Best of Brum

Click here to view all our special 'best of Brum' articles, from the best bars to the best restaurants, things to do in the city and other alternative features.
Hit the Town: 5 Birmingham Spots You Need to Hit Up on Your Next Night Out

Hit the Town: 5 Birmingham Spots You Need to Hit Up on Your Next Night Out

No matter what kind of day or night you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it in Birmingham, where our more than 42 million visitors per year just… Read more »

Birmingham’s Coolest & Best Bars

Birmingham’s Coolest & Best Bars

Birmingham has a growing selection of cool hang outs and bars. But what makes a bar “cool” and stand out above the rest. It’s subjective of course,… Read more »

A Night of Food & Drink in the Jewellery Quarter by Ollie ‘Yardbird’ Lloyd.

A Night of Food & Drink in the Jewellery Quarter by Ollie ‘Yardbird’ Lloyd.

Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter may be known for its gold, silver and stones, yet since the licensed renaissance of the area a few years ago, there are many… Read more »

A movement that can’t be ignored – The Best Vegan Cuisine in Birmingham

A movement that can’t be ignored – The Best Vegan Cuisine in Birmingham

Christmas over indulgence true to you? Vegetarian but considering vegan? Embarking on Veganuary for a challenge? As the fastest growing food movement in the world, restaurants are… Read more »

Grapevine Features

Birmingham is the Second Most-Stressed City in the UK – Here’s How to Cope

Birmingham is the Second Most-Stressed City in the UK – Here’s How to Cope

Birmingham may have an awful lot going for it, but there’s clearly still a long way to go. A nationwide survey in 2017 of the biggest cities in the… Read more »

Wing Wah review by Zoe Hornby-Walsh

Wing Wah review by Zoe Hornby-Walsh

Having relocated its restaurant to the Chinese Quarter in Birmingham’s City Centre, you wouldn’t have known what you were about to walk into. Walking down a very… Read more »

Laghi’s deli review by Rhiannon Simpson

Laghi’s deli review by Rhiannon Simpson

I’ve had the joy of dog sitting this last week, an absolute gem of a Labrador. Not wanting my new 4 legged side kick Juno to get… Read more »

New Independent Birmingham Membership Card Design

New Independent Birmingham Membership Card Design

Introducing the brand new Independent Birmingham Membership Card design – and oh wow, isn’t it a beauty! Every year Independent Birmingham commissions an incredible local artist to… Read more »

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