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Food & Drink News

Click to view all the latest news on food and drink in Birmingham. From new bar and restaurant launches to foodie events, tasting sessions, press releases, reviews and more.
Blow Water Hong Kong pop up kitchen at Peacer

Blow Water Hong Kong pop up kitchen at Peacer

Blow Water 吹 水 Lunar New Year Edition Hong Kong pop up kitchen 10th February 2020, Monday Peacer, Moseley B13 8EJ 6pm or 8pm Due to the… Read more »

Roxy Ball Room Birmingham will be the ninth venue for Roxy Leisure

Roxy Ball Room Birmingham will be the ninth venue for Roxy Leisure

The ‘home of competitive social gaming’ Roxy Ball Room is set to open in Digbeth, Birmingham in January 2020. Offering pool, beer pong, shuffleboard and arcade games, Roxy Ball Room Birmingham will be the ninth venue for… Read more »

The Best Burgers in Birmingham – And a Short History of The Hamburger

The Best Burgers in Birmingham – And a Short History of The Hamburger

Birmingham’s culinary finesse has traveled a long way since Cliff Richard’s Brumburger Duet with Debbie Watling in 1973 on Take Me High – click here to watch)…. Read more »

NQ64 – New Arcade Bar opens this month and there are free drinks for the opening weekend!

NQ64 – New Arcade Bar opens this month and there are free drinks for the opening weekend!

A BRAND NEW ARCADE BAR FOR BIRMINGHAM OPENS FRIDAY 31ST JANUARY AND WILL BE GIVING AWAY FREE DRINKS EACH DAY FOR THE FIRST 50 PEOPLE OVER THE LAUNCH… 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 January 2020

Brumbeat Gig Guide January 2020

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide for Jan 2020, 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 Digbeth Dining [Read More...]
Blow Water Hong Kong pop up kitchen at Peacer

Blow Water Hong Kong pop up kitchen at Peacer

Blow Water 吹 水 Lunar New Year Edition Hong Kong pop up kitchen 10th February 2020, Monday Peacer, Moseley B13 8EJ 6pm or 8pm Due to the… Read more »

Roxy Ball Room Birmingham will be the ninth venue for Roxy Leisure

Roxy Ball Room Birmingham will be the ninth venue for Roxy Leisure

The ‘home of competitive social gaming’ Roxy Ball Room is set to open in Digbeth, Birmingham in January 2020. Offering pool, beer pong, shuffleboard and arcade games, Roxy Ball Room Birmingham will be the ninth venue for… Read more »

West Midlands Scriptwriting Competition Launched to Find New Talent

West Midlands Scriptwriting Competition Launched to Find New Talent

Enter Stage Write, an annual West Midlands scriptwriting competition, will return in 2020 for its third edition where budding writers have the incredible opportunity to see their… Read more »

NQ64 – New Arcade Bar opens this month and there are free drinks for the opening weekend!

NQ64 – New Arcade Bar opens this month and there are free drinks for the opening weekend!

A BRAND NEW ARCADE BAR FOR BIRMINGHAM OPENS FRIDAY 31ST JANUARY AND WILL BE GIVING AWAY FREE DRINKS EACH DAY FOR THE FIRST 50 PEOPLE OVER THE LAUNCH… Read more »

Louise O’Neill’s timely novel about consent has its UK premiere at Birmingham Rep

Louise O’Neill’s timely novel about consent has its UK premiere at Birmingham Rep

A sensational adaptation of Irish author Louise O’Neill’s devastating novel about sexual consent makes its UK première at Birmingham Repertory Theatre following huge acclaim, including a sold-out… Read more »

Ghetto Golf: January Offer

Ghetto Golf: January Offer

Get ready to tee off this January at Ghetto Golf with its exclusive mid-week offer that includes a round of golf and a drink for just £7.50… Read more »

Art Exhibition 550 Years of Guru Nanak Dev Ji curated by Art Sikh

Art Exhibition 550 Years of Guru Nanak Dev Ji curated by Art Sikh

A new and free exhibition delivered and curated by West Midlands based organisation; ArtSikh opened on Friday 29th November at the Library of Birmingham, Centenary Square. The… Read more »

Brumbeat Gig Guide January 2020

Brumbeat Gig Guide January 2020

Our Birmingham live music & DJ guide for Jan 2020, offers original and alternative nightlife, gigs, parties and music listings. We work with local promoters and venues each month… Read more »

Food & Drink Reviews

Click here to view all the latest food and drink reviews for Birmingham's best bars and restaurants.
Saint Pauls House all-day menu review

Saint Pauls House all-day menu review

The St Paul’s and Jewellery Quarter district of Birmingham have always offered a more subdued eating experience than one usually encounters in the nearby busy city centre,… Read more »

The Indian Streatery Bennetts Hill evening menu review

The Indian Streatery Bennetts Hill evening menu review

Last Friday, myself and a friend decided to dine out at local favourite, The Indian Streatery, on Bennett’s Hill in the city centre. This was my fourth… Read more »

Gintleman Gin Masterclass review at Selfridges

Gintleman Gin Masterclass review at Selfridges

Last week I attended a night of informative and fun, Gin themed entertainment hosted by the Midlands leading Gin raconteur ‘The Gintleman’ aka Carl Hawkins. Whilst Carl’s… Read more »

Raja Monkey Indian restaurant and takeaway review

Raja Monkey Indian restaurant and takeaway review

I have been looking forward to sampling Raja Monkey for some time. My biggest obstacle has been its location in Hall Green, which I always assumed was… 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 Burgers in Birmingham – And a Short History of The Hamburger

The Best Burgers in Birmingham – And a Short History of The Hamburger

Birmingham’s culinary finesse has traveled a long way since Cliff Richard’s Brumburger Duet with Debbie Watling in 1973 on Take Me High – click here to watch)…. Read more »

Stirchley – The New Night Out!

Stirchley – The New Night Out!

Excluding the city centre, Birmingham has a small yet burgeoning portfolio of cool areas, which are worthy of a night out. Most people will have either heard… Read more »

Birmingham’s Unique Musical History From The Underground To The Mainstream + New Mousse T. remix

Birmingham’s Unique Musical History From The Underground To The Mainstream + New Mousse T. remix

The UK is widely regarded as a pivotal tool in the Electronic industries positioning in the global scene. It has long been recognised for breaking new &… Read more »

An Award Winning Year for The Night Owl

An Award Winning Year for The Night Owl

Soul and retro club The Night Owl has celebrated a successful 2019 with multiple awards for their contributions to Birmingham’s ever evolving nightlife scene. These accolades come… Read more »

Grapevine Features

The Best Burgers in Birmingham – And a Short History of The Hamburger

The Best Burgers in Birmingham – And a Short History of The Hamburger

Birmingham’s culinary finesse has traveled a long way since Cliff Richard’s Brumburger Duet with Debbie Watling in 1973 on Take Me High – click here to watch)…. Read more »

HOOPLA BLUE unleash new menacing single SA(SEA)LT

HOOPLA BLUE unleash new menacing single SA(SEA)LT

Out now via FOMA Birmingham’s Hoopla Blue have today revealed their new single ‘Sa(sea)lt’, pronounced as ‘sea within the salt’. ‘Sa(sea)lt’ – along with previous releases ‘Scour’… Read more »

Charles Dickens’ love of Birmingham and his first public readings of A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens’ love of Birmingham and his first public readings of A Christmas Carol

Charles Dickens visited Birmingham Town Hall to read his Christmas Carol to a couple of thousand people, eager to hear one of the most notable literary geniuses… Read more »

Stirchley – The New Night Out!

Stirchley – The New Night Out!

Excluding the city centre, Birmingham has a small yet burgeoning portfolio of cool areas, which are worthy of a night out. Most people will have either heard… Read more »