Food & Drink News

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Wing Wah moves from Wing Yip to China Town!

Wing Wah moves from Wing Yip to China Town!

Based for 21 years at the iconic Wing Yip Centre in Nechells, the restaurant has relocated to bustling Chinatown in the heart of the city and just… Read more »

99 Forty Four ready-to-drink cocktail range!

99 Forty Four ready-to-drink cocktail range!

You can now drink 18/81 style cocktails in the comfort of your own home with new ready-to-drink cocktail range: 99 Forty Four!  From the minds that brought… Read more »

Bodega – Kids Eat Free this Half Term!

Bodega – Kids Eat Free this Half Term!

Bodega is running their Kids Eat Free offer again for 2019. This half term treat your niños to a taste of South America without the cost of… Read more »

Tis the season of love so let’s get wildly wicked with words by Rhiannon Simpson

Tis the season of love so let’s get wildly wicked with words by Rhiannon Simpson

Tis the season of love so let’s get wildly wicked with words. Wild Let’s dance and drink until sunrise. The Night Owl host a loved up Ska… 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 Feb 2019

Birmingham Gig Guide Feb 2019

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide for February 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 skip through). Scroll [Read More...]
Alto Comedy, Birmingham’s brand-new quarterly comedy night led by women

Alto Comedy, Birmingham’s brand-new quarterly comedy night led by women

We are Alto Comedy, Birmingham’s brand-new quarterly comedy night led by women. Our uniquely programmed events platform female talent within a mixed bill of comedians, hosting seasoned… Read more »

The UK’s biggest alternative wedding fair returns to Birmingham this March!

The UK’s biggest alternative wedding fair returns to Birmingham this March!

Expect vampire hearses, unicorn dresses, zombie gift dolls and celebratory tattoos! Gamers, goths, vintage vixens, rockers and geeks will all be flocking to this quirky Digbeth event… Read more »

Moseley Record Fair Sunday 3rd March 2019

Moseley Record Fair Sunday 3rd March 2019

Moseley Record Fair. Sunday 3rd March 2019 St. Columba Church Hall, Moseley, Birmingham, B13 8DJ Doors open at 1pm, ends at 5pm Two Rooms Cafe & DJs… Read more »

Capsule Six – intergalactic funky psychedelia live at The Actress and Bishop!

Capsule Six – intergalactic funky psychedelia live at The Actress and Bishop!

After forming, writing, rehearsing and starting to gig in 2018 Capsule Six are back with more live dates and writing new material, together with their first digital… Read more »

Judge Jules: Live at The Mill, Digbeth

Judge Jules: Live at The Mill, Digbeth

One of the scene’s most best-known names for more than three decades, Judge Jules has never shied away from pushing the boundaries in dance music. In 2019,… Read more »

The Life I Lead ft Miles Jupp at The REP

The Life I Lead ft Miles Jupp at The REP

Miles Jupp, one of Britain’s leading stand-up comedians and revered actors (Mock the Week, Balamory, The News Quiz, Rev, The Durrells), will visit Birmingham Repertory Theatre from March 11-16,… Read more »

Jaye Jayle EU Tour 2019 comes to Hare and Hounds

Jaye Jayle EU Tour 2019 comes to Hare and Hounds

30 APR  Birmingham, UK @ The Hare & Hounds. Fresh from a run of dates with Emma Ruth Rundle, label mate and partner, both on the road… Read more »

Henry’s Blues House Rides Again at The Bull’s Head – Davenports

Henry’s Blues House Rides Again at The Bull’s Head – Davenports

After a break of some 50 years, Birmingham’s legendary Henry’s Blueshouse is set to return. The doors of Henry’s Blueshouse at The Bull’s Head, 38 Bishopsgate St,… Read more »

Food & Drink Reviews

Click here to view all the latest food and drink reviews for Birmingham's best bars and restaurants.
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 »

Arch 13 Toastie & Wine review by Zoe Walsh

Arch 13 Toastie & Wine review by Zoe Walsh

Arch 13 will have you melting for more. Their latest toastie offer, paired with one of their finest wines, will have you counting the clock until your… 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 »

The Gentleman & Scholar Pub Menu Review

The Gentleman & Scholar Pub Menu Review

Last week I was lucky enough to be invited to sample the food at the Gentleman & Scholar Pub inside the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Guests can enjoy a… 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.
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 »

Top 5 Reasons Birmingham Is A Great Place To Live

Top 5 Reasons Birmingham Is A Great Place To Live

As Britain’s second largest city, Birmingham is famous for many things – The Bull Ring, Spaghetti Junction, Cadburys chocolate, playing a major part in the Industrial Revolution,… Read more »

New Kids on the Culinary Streets of Brum

New Kids on the Culinary Streets of Brum

Our city is paired in Michelin goodness with Edinburgh to have the most accoladed dining spots outside of the big smoke. Our homegrown talent continues to grow… Read more »

What to do if you absolutely cannot avoid being in Birmingham

What to do if you absolutely cannot avoid being in Birmingham

Whilst the thought of having to spend time in Birmingham was once a daunting inevitability, the city now boasts a surprising array of enjoyable things to do…. Read more »

Grapevine Features

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 »

Arch 13 Toastie & Wine review by Zoe Walsh

Arch 13 Toastie & Wine review by Zoe Walsh

Arch 13 will have you melting for more. Their latest toastie offer, paired with one of their finest wines, will have you counting the clock until your… 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 »

Top 5 Reasons Birmingham Is A Great Place To Live

Top 5 Reasons Birmingham Is A Great Place To Live

As Britain’s second largest city, Birmingham is famous for many things – The Bull Ring, Spaghetti Junction, Cadburys chocolate, playing a major part in the Industrial Revolution,… Read more »

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