Food & Drink News

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Buffalo & Rye new menu review 2019

Buffalo & Rye new menu review 2019

Bennett’s Hill favourite, Buffalo & Rye, has a new menu so myself and two friends decided to hop along and try it out last week. This American… Read more »

Salad Box will open on Great Charles Street Queensway this October

Salad Box will open on Great Charles Street Queensway this October

A brand-new healthy fast food outlet is coming to Birmingham this month. Global franchise Salad Box will open on Great Charles Street Queensway in October, serving up… Read more »

Peruvian restaurant Chakana opens in Birmingham

Peruvian restaurant Chakana opens in Birmingham

Robert Ortiz, formerly Head Chef at renowned Fitzrovia restaurant, Lima, has launched his new restaurant, Chakana, in Birmingham. Peruvian-born Ortiz previously worked at the Landmark Hotel in Marylebone and… Read more »

Asia Asia Food Hall welcomes five brand new restaurants to its Food Hall

Asia Asia Food Hall welcomes five brand new restaurants to its Food Hall

This July Asia Asia Food Hall welcomed five brand new restaurants to its Food Hall. Cuisines including such as Japanese, Korean, Malatang and Dumplings and BBQ whilst… 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 October 2019

Brumbeat Gig Guide October 2019

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide for October 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. Birmingham Repertory Theatre, in association with Middle Child, presents A WORLD PREMIÈRE [Read More...]
The Ripieno Players present a unique look at Vienna before, during, and after the First World War at B’ham Cathedral 16th Nov

The Ripieno Players present a unique look at Vienna before, during, and after the First World War at B’ham Cathedral 16th Nov

Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht and Berg’s Wozzeck Interludes, written either side of the First World War, remain the quintessential musical portraits of the night sky, both questioning the disturbing world that… Read more »

An immersive Quentin Tarantino Halloween party is coming to Brum

An immersive Quentin Tarantino Halloween party is coming to Brum

Following the success of last year’s Stranger Things themed Halloween party, The Night Owl celebrates the 25th anniversary of cult classics Pulp Fiction and Natural Born Killers,… Read more »

Dark Horse Voices 2 year Anniversary supporting Birmingham Mind Mental Health

Dark Horse Voices 2 year Anniversary supporting Birmingham Mind Mental Health

Dark Horse Voices, 2 year Anniversary, supporting Birmingham Mind Mental Health, with performances by: Maddie Saskia Janel Antoneshia Lexia Roz Adam Kyron Ben Goodwin Jimmie Black Bohemian… Read more »

Putting On The Ritz Again!

Putting On The Ritz Again!

Special Concert by the Award Winning Out Of The Shadows of 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s music  on Sunday 13 October will commemorate the glory days of King’s… Read more »

BASS Festival is back for October 2019

BASS Festival is back for October 2019

BASS Festival is back for October 2019 and this year, we’re shining a spotlight on THE FUTURE. Now in its 13th year, BASS Festival has teamed up… Read more »

Fierce has announced the full programme for its 2019 festival

Fierce has announced the full programme for its 2019 festival

The UK’s leading biennial festival of live art, Fierce has announced the full programme for its 2019 festival, the second edition under Artistic Director Aaron Wright. From… Read more »

Home Town October 10 – 09 January 2020 at Galerie Mayci

Home Town October 10 – 09 January 2020 at Galerie Mayci

David Warren was born and grew up in Birmingham and studied Graphic Design at Birmingham College of Art.  He subsequently worked as a graphic designer and illustrator…. Read more »

Ryan McMullan Mama Roux gig to follow new release

Ryan McMullan Mama Roux gig to follow new release

Portaferry (Co. Down) native Ryan McMullan releases ‘Rebellion’ on 6.9.19 via AWAL Recordings, the latest single taken from his forthcoming album set for release in 2020. ‘Rebellion’… Read more »

Food & Drink Reviews

Click here to view all the latest food and drink reviews for Birmingham's best bars and restaurants.
Buffalo & Rye new menu review 2019

Buffalo & Rye new menu review 2019

Bennett’s Hill favourite, Buffalo & Rye, has a new menu so myself and two friends decided to hop along and try it out last week. This American… Read more »

Marmalade at The Birmingham REP review

Marmalade at The Birmingham REP review

Marmalade has set itself up as an easy choice for diners before events at the Rep, ICC and other surrounding venues. It delivers a satisfying pre-theatre experience… Read more »

Asia Asia Food Hall Review

Asia Asia Food Hall Review

A recent visit to Asia Asia food Hall was a real treat and one that I was looking forward to after their bloggers banquet which I attended… Read more »

The Best Indian Restaurants and Balti Houses in Birmingham

The Best Indian Restaurants and Balti Houses in Birmingham

Birmingham has its fair share of Indian Restaurants, Desi Pubs and Baltis. In fact, it’s claimed the humble Balti was invented here, or at least made popular… 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.
Best First Date Spots in Birmingham

Best First Date Spots in Birmingham

First date venues say a lot about your first impression. Therefore, when selecting a site for your first date, choose a place where your personality will shine… Read more »

The Best Indian Restaurants and Balti Houses in Birmingham

The Best Indian Restaurants and Balti Houses in Birmingham

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

Buffalo & Rye new menu review 2019

Buffalo & Rye new menu review 2019

Bennett’s Hill favourite, Buffalo & Rye, has a new menu so myself and two friends decided to hop along and try it out last week. This American… Read more »

Alice Sebold The Lovely Bones play at Birmingham Repertory Theatre review

Alice Sebold The Lovely Bones play at Birmingham Repertory Theatre review

Having read and really enjoyed the book I was intrigued to have the opportunity to watch the live theatrical version. The play kept closely to the original… Read more »

Hyatt Regency Birmingham Welcomes New General Manager

Hyatt Regency Birmingham Welcomes New General Manager

Movers and shakers in Birmingham gathered last night to welcome the new General Manager of Hyatt Regency Birmingham, Mohammad Labban. Originally, from Beirut, Lebanon, Mohammad has spent… Read more »

GVNMNT – Birmingham streetwear label releases new seasonal collection

GVNMNT – Birmingham streetwear label releases new seasonal collection

GVNMNT has always been known for quality – the brand’s trademark sweats were responsible for its initial mass success. But now the Birmingham label is switching things… Read more »

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