Food & Drink News

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Limited Edition Art Series cans From Dares

Limited Edition Art Series cans From Dares

featuring collaboration & original art by controversial artist “dusty o” Dares, Davenports craft beer brand have teamed up with controversial Gay artist “Dusty O” to produce some… Read more »

Lasan Review by Ollie Lloyd

Lasan Review by Ollie Lloyd

It’s been a few years since my first visit to Lasan, tucked down James Street, a stones throw from St Paul’s Square. Upon entering the restaurant I… Read more »

Dig Brew Wins National Craft Beer Award

Dig Brew Wins National Craft Beer Award

Birmingham’s Dig Brew brewery has boosted its global ambitions after winning a competition to find the best up-and-coming craft beer brewers in the country. The craft brewery… Read more »

TAPS Beer Festival Review

TAPS Beer Festival Review

The afternoon of Saturday 30th March, I decided to take a trip to TAPS Beer Festival which was taking shape at the recently refurbished Custard Factory Hall… 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.
Brumbeat Gig Guide April 2019

Brumbeat Gig Guide April 2019

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide for April 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. Scroll down for [Read More...]
Ticket Release for Black Sabbath 50 Years Exhibition!

Ticket Release for Black Sabbath 50 Years Exhibition!

BIRMINGHAM MUSEUM & ART GALLERY 26 JUNE – 29 SEPTEMBER 2019 It’s an honour to be a part of the Home of Metal. I am just a… Read more »

Soul, ska, rock and roll and more this Easter at The Night Owl

Soul, ska, rock and roll and more this Easter at The Night Owl

What could be better than a long weekend off work? Maybe cramming it with rock and roll and Britpop tributes, brand new ska acts and the best… Read more »

Kings Heath Poetry Slam Event to launch This Spring

Kings Heath Poetry Slam Event to launch This Spring

The Kings Heath Business Improvement District (BID) are pleased to announce that they will be joining forces with Twisted Tongues, a Derby-based poetry collective that specialises in… Read more »

Post Paradise 17 at Centrala 24th April

Post Paradise 17 at Centrala 24th April

Post-Paradise is a grassroots experimental music series run by a collective of composers based in Birmingham, UK. Now in its third season, they have created a centre… Read more »

Renaissance Birmingham Part II Solomun, BLANCAh at The Mill

Renaissance Birmingham Part II Solomun, BLANCAh at The Mill

The legendary Renaissance brand returns to Birmingham’s The Mill on Friday 17 May with one of the world’s leading DJs, Solomun, playing a very special 3-hour set… Read more »

The Move’s Trevor Burton to be honoured at this year’s Birmingham Music Awards  

The Move’s Trevor Burton to be honoured at this year’s Birmingham Music Awards  

A true Birmingham rock legend is set to receive a coveted Lifetime Achievement Award at the Birmingham Music Awards on Thursday 16th May. Trevor Burton, co-founder of… Read more »

Film Birmingham announce the launch of new short film night – ShortFuse

Film Birmingham announce the launch of new short film night – ShortFuse

Film Birmingham are proud to announce the launch of a brand new short film night – ShortFuse. It will be an opportunity for short filmmakers in the… Read more »

Line-Up Revealed for Birmingham’s Biggest Vegan Festival

Line-Up Revealed for Birmingham’s Biggest Vegan Festival

WHAT: Birmingham Viva! Vegan Festival WHERE: New Bingley Hall, 1 Hockley Circus, Birmingham, B18 5PP WHEN: Saturday 18 May, 10:30am to 6pm ENTRY: Only £3 – kids go free! Skip the queues… Read more »

Food & Drink Reviews

Click here to view all the latest food and drink reviews for Birmingham's best bars and restaurants.
Lasan Review by Ollie Lloyd

Lasan Review by Ollie Lloyd

It’s been a few years since my first visit to Lasan, tucked down James Street, a stones throw from St Paul’s Square. Upon entering the restaurant I… Read more »

TAPS Beer Festival Review

TAPS Beer Festival Review

The afternoon of Saturday 30th March, I decided to take a trip to TAPS Beer Festival which was taking shape at the recently refurbished Custard Factory Hall… Read more »

Hyatt Regency – Aria Restaurant Review

Hyatt Regency – Aria Restaurant Review

A recent invitation to sample the Hyatt Regency’s Aria restaurant new Spring menu, was greeted with intrigue, particularly as I had enjoyed my last visit to their… 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 »

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

Lasan Review by Ollie Lloyd

Lasan Review by Ollie Lloyd

It’s been a few years since my first visit to Lasan, tucked down James Street, a stones throw from St Paul’s Square. Upon entering the restaurant I… Read more »

Birmingham Gaming Scene 2019

Birmingham Gaming Scene 2019

PBirmingham has a lot going for it as a city to visit and a place to live. There’s plenty of green space, shopping, and nightlife that includes… Read more »

When Aston Villa won the European Cup

When Aston Villa won the European Cup

English teams may dominate the Champions League this season, with Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Manchester United and Liverpool all vying for a place in the semi-finals, but… Read more »

TAPS Beer Festival Review

TAPS Beer Festival Review

The afternoon of Saturday 30th March, I decided to take a trip to TAPS Beer Festival which was taking shape at the recently refurbished Custard Factory Hall… Read more »

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