Food & Drink News

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Maison Mayci launches a new venture in Moseley

Maison Mayci launches a new venture in Moseley

Stand by for a French revolution when Birmingham’s much-loved Maison Mayci launches a new venture. The boulangerie, patisserie and cafe have attracted loyal daytime following at its… Read more »

A Beer Central Special Brummie Brew for Festival!

A Beer Central Special Brummie Brew for Festival!

Grapevine was recently invited a very special open day at Dig Brew Co. where the guys at Beer Central Festival had gathered together some of the region’s… Read more »

The Rebel Chicken 1st Birthday Weekend

The Rebel Chicken 1st Birthday Weekend

Friday 31st May – Sunday 2nd June THE REBEL CHICKEN 1ST BIRTHDAY WEEKEND Happy Clucking Birthday to us! We are proud to celebrate at our 1st birthday… Read more »

The Chequers Inn, Ettington opens doors after extensive rennovation

The Chequers Inn, Ettington opens doors after extensive rennovation

The restaurant, which is featured in the Good Pub Guide, welcomes a brand new look and menu The Chequers Inn in Ettington, just outside Stratford-Upon-Avon, have opened further to an… 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 May 2019

Brumbeat Gig Guide May 2019

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide for May 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...]
A Beer Central Special Brummie Brew for Festival!

A Beer Central Special Brummie Brew for Festival!

Grapevine was recently invited a very special open day at Dig Brew Co. where the guys at Beer Central Festival had gathered together some of the region’s… Read more »

Don Letts returns to Brum for Bank Holiday Carnival

Don Letts returns to Brum for Bank Holiday Carnival

One of the most influential people in British music, known for bringing reggae to the masses, Don Letts is returning the Birmingham this May Bank Holiday. After… Read more »

Post-PAradise 18 at Centrala

Post-PAradise 18 at Centrala

Date: 31.05.2019 Time: 8pm Price: 5_GBP / PWYC Place: Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley Street, B5 5RT Birmingham Post-Paradise is a grassroots experimental music series… Read more »

ILdiko Nagy and Chunxx join Sketch at Dark Horse!

ILdiko Nagy and Chunxx join Sketch at Dark Horse!

We’re back again for round three! On Thursday 23rd May from 8.00pm onwards, we’re welcoming local artists ILdiko Nagy and Chunxx, who will be creating some amazing… Read more »

Capsule Six now 4

Capsule Six now 4

After forming, writing, rehearsing and starting to gig in 2018 Capsule Six have now become a four piece as Sarah has joined them to add some additional… Read more »

The Ripieno Players celebrate Lieder composer Clara Schumann at Medicine

The Ripieno Players celebrate Lieder composer Clara Schumann at Medicine

Born in Leipzig in 1819, Clara Schumann lived a unique life as a virtuoso pianist and composer, earning a name for herself as one of the foremost… Read more »

Artist to the stars flies in to Birmingham’s Whitewall Galleries

Artist to the stars flies in to Birmingham’s Whitewall Galleries

Artist Todd White, whose work is collected by stars including Catherine Zeta Jones, Sharon Stone and Sylvester Stallone, is set to unveil exclusive new work in Birmingham… Read more »

The Rebel Chicken 1st Birthday Weekend

The Rebel Chicken 1st Birthday Weekend

Friday 31st May – Sunday 2nd June THE REBEL CHICKEN 1ST BIRTHDAY WEEKEND Happy Clucking Birthday to us! We are proud to celebrate at our 1st birthday… 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.
What To See and Do In One Day In Birmingham

What To See and Do In One Day In Birmingham

As the UK’s second largest city, Birmingham has a lot to offer whether you are visiting for just one day or longer. If you only have one… Read more »

Summer in the Midlands: 6 of the Best Places to Visit

Summer in the Midlands: 6 of the Best Places to Visit

As the second most populous city in the UK, it’s little wonder that Birmingham has plenty to keep both residents and visitors entertained. A former manufacturing powerhouse, it… Read more »

Lights, Camera, Action!: Birmingham’s History as a Filming Location

Lights, Camera, Action!: Birmingham’s History as a Filming Location

Hollywood. Bombay. Birmingham? The Midlands is a hub of activity and excitement, so much so that it has attracted the eyes of many large-scale film productions and… Read more »

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 »

Grapevine Features

A Beer Central Special Brummie Brew for Festival!

A Beer Central Special Brummie Brew for Festival!

Grapevine was recently invited a very special open day at Dig Brew Co. where the guys at Beer Central Festival had gathered together some of the region’s… Read more »

LoveBrum announces New £15,000 Funding Grant for Impact Week 2019

LoveBrum announces New £15,000 Funding Grant for Impact Week 2019

Birmingham charity LoveBrum is celebrating their second annual ‘Impact Week’ with the announcement of a brand new community fund. Taking place from 29 April – 3 May,… Read more »

Let’s all have a ‘Black Country’ Disco!

Let’s all have a ‘Black Country’ Disco!

True Reverie, a new lifestyle and fashion brand from Wolverhampton, return with their second t-shirt design Black Country Disco. The design is the first from a new… Read more »

Birmingham band return with contemplative single ‘Chasing Ghosts’

Birmingham band return with contemplative single ‘Chasing Ghosts’

Ever since forming in 2016, Paper Buoys have had a simple ethos – to make music with an agenda, distilling the vitriol of the everyman. You may… Read more »

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