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Michelin Starred-Chef Robert Ortiz to open First Solo Restaurant in Birmingham

Michelin Starred-Chef Robert Ortiz to open First Solo Restaurant in Birmingham

Ahead of its launch at the end of September, Robert Ortiz’s new restaurant, Chakana, has released interior visuals of its newly designed bar and restaurant. Peruvian born… Read more »

The Best Indian Restaurants and Baltis in Birmingham

The Best Indian Restaurants and Baltis in Birmingham

Birmingham has its fair share of Indian Restaurants, Desi Pubs and Balti houses. In fact, it’s claimed the humble Balti was invented here, or at least made… Read more »

Digbeth  Dining Club to host first street party in over 3 years

Digbeth Dining Club to host first street party in over 3 years

For the first time in over 3 years, one of the UK’s most popular street food destinations, Digbeth Dining Club, are bringing back their famous street closure… Read more »

The Indian Streatery Express Bullring and Grand Central

The Indian Streatery Express Bullring and Grand Central

August 2017 saw the launch of The Indian Streatery- a successful translation of a street food vendor to a restaurant concept bringing Indian street food and traditional… 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 August 2019

Brumbeat Gig Guide August 2019

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide for August 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. *Scroll down for full listings by date. Regular Weekly Events.. The city’s finest disco, soul, eclectic DJs at [Read More...]
Michelin Starred-Chef Robert Ortiz to open First Solo Restaurant in Birmingham

Michelin Starred-Chef Robert Ortiz to open First Solo Restaurant in Birmingham

Ahead of its launch at the end of September, Robert Ortiz’s new restaurant, Chakana, has released interior visuals of its newly designed bar and restaurant. Peruvian born… Read more »

Digbeth  Dining Club to host first street party in over 3 years

Digbeth Dining Club to host first street party in over 3 years

For the first time in over 3 years, one of the UK’s most popular street food destinations, Digbeth Dining Club, are bringing back their famous street closure… Read more »

Jon Harris bringing alternative music to Brum!

Jon Harris bringing alternative music to Brum!

Jon Harris has been DJ’ing since 1990. Through that first decade he was a resident at various nights at clubs such as The Que Club (The Bubble… Read more »

Escape Live Announces Not One But Two Peaky Blinders Escape Experiences

Escape Live Announces Not One But Two Peaky Blinders Escape Experiences

Escape Live has revealed that not only is it bringing the world’s first official Peaky Blinders escape rooms to the UK, but it has now been announced… Read more »

Birmingham Repertory Theatre and Middle Child presents Rebel Music by Robin French 19 Sep 2019 – 05 Oct 19

Birmingham Repertory Theatre and Middle Child presents Rebel Music by Robin French 19 Sep 2019 – 05 Oct 19

It’s the sweltering hot summer of 1976. The country is in economic turmoil. The far right is on the march. Rock Against Racism puts white punk bands… Read more »

Breaking the Silence’s 12 week therapeutic and restoration programme to support children and young people

Breaking the Silence’s 12 week therapeutic and restoration programme to support children and young people

In January 2020 we are launching Breaking the Silence’s 12 week therapeutic and restoration programme that has been designed to support children and young people (aged 8-18 years) who… Read more »

A whole lotta soul at The Night Owl Brunch

A whole lotta soul at The Night Owl Brunch

Celebrate the sunshine with our summer brunches! Those who know The Night Owl know we’re all about the soul. It’s in everything we do, from records we… Read more »

The Legitimate Peaky Blinders Festival ft Primal Scream and Mike Skinner

The Legitimate Peaky Blinders Festival ft Primal Scream and Mike Skinner

AEG Presents and Steven Knight Present, in association with Caryn Mandabach Productions and Endemol Shine Group Digbeth, Central Birmingham September 14th & 15th , 2019 An incredible, official… Read more »

Food & Drink Reviews

Click here to view all the latest food and drink reviews for Birmingham's best bars and restaurants.
The Best Indian Restaurants and Baltis in Birmingham

The Best Indian Restaurants and Baltis in Birmingham

Birmingham has its fair share of Indian Restaurants, Desi Pubs and Balti houses. In fact, it’s claimed the humble Balti was invented here, or at least made… Read more »

Beer Central Festival Review

Beer Central Festival Review

The first weekend in July saw the Beer Central Festival roll into Digbeth and I was invited to attend and check out the show, and what a… Read more »

Stable Vegan Night review by Lou Woodley

Stable Vegan Night review by Lou Woodley

I was very excited to learn that The Stable, already a prime favourite vegan hotspot, were launching a brand new Vegan night every first Monday of the… Read more »

The BBC Good Food Show Summer 2019 review

The BBC Good Food Show Summer 2019 review

The BBC Good Food Show Summer returned to the NEC in Birmingham Thursday 13 – Sunday 16 June for four days, packed with the latest products and trends,… 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.
The Best Indian Restaurants and Baltis in Birmingham

The Best Indian Restaurants and Baltis in Birmingham

Birmingham has its fair share of Indian Restaurants, Desi Pubs and Balti houses. In fact, it’s claimed the humble Balti was invented here, or at least made… Read more »

Birmingham Repertory Theatre and Middle Child presents Rebel Music by Robin French 19 Sep 2019 – 05 Oct 19

Birmingham Repertory Theatre and Middle Child presents Rebel Music by Robin French 19 Sep 2019 – 05 Oct 19

It’s the sweltering hot summer of 1976. The country is in economic turmoil. The far right is on the march. Rock Against Racism puts white punk bands… Read more »

The Best Places to Stay in Birmingham

The Best Places to Stay in Birmingham

If you’re planning a visit to Birmingham whether its a business trip, a city break or just a night out there are so many cool and innovative… Read more »

25 fascinating facts about Birmingham

25 fascinating facts about Birmingham

The UK’s second biggest city certainly has a lot to offer residents and visitors alike with its huge retail centres, eclectic nightlife and plentiful green spaces. If… Read more »

Grapevine Features

The Best Indian Restaurants and Baltis in Birmingham

The Best Indian Restaurants and Baltis in Birmingham

Birmingham has its fair share of Indian Restaurants, Desi Pubs and Balti houses. In fact, it’s claimed the humble Balti was invented here, or at least made… Read more »

The Indian Streatery Express Bullring and Grand Central

The Indian Streatery Express Bullring and Grand Central

August 2017 saw the launch of The Indian Streatery- a successful translation of a street food vendor to a restaurant concept bringing Indian street food and traditional… Read more »

Everything You Need To Know About Starting Your Company In Birmingham

Everything You Need To Know About Starting Your Company In Birmingham

Birmingham is one of England’s largest cities. It is filled with historic buildings, culture, and a lot of activities that can keep you busy at all hours… Read more »

Mohammad Labban Hotel General Manager at Hyatt Regency Birmingham

Mohammad Labban Hotel General Manager at Hyatt Regency Birmingham

Hyatt Regency Birmingham is delighted to announce the appointment of its new General Manager, Mohammad Labban. Inspired from a young age by the dazzling glamour of the… Read more »

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