Food & Drink News

Information on the food and drink events in Birmingham, from wine to real ale, fine dining, food markets and more!

Zindiya Review by Nick Byng

My first introduction into Indian food was the humble Balti in the 1990s. My cousin would invite me up to Birmingham from darkest Herefordshire to sample the… Read more »

Here’s a Q and A with Mary Berry ahead of her spoken word evening at Town Hall on the 16th March, where she discusses her new cookbook,… Read more »

You may have seen recently adverts for the Go Vegan World campaign popping up across the city. As a vegan myself, I was intrigued and wanted to… Read more »

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Bitters N Twisted

Be spoilt for choice this Valentines Day at Bitters ‘N Twisted venues. Below is a round up of what’s on offer this February 14th.  Jekyll and Hyde – Seasonal Menu and… Read more »

New hub for global street food, arts and culture at No21Digbeth

The opening launch was an overwhelming success, with hundreds of food loving fans flocking to a converted indoor Food Warehouse to enjoy fantastic Cocktails, Global Street food,… Read more »

Counting down the hours until Friday? Worry not, because we’re about to make your Thursday that little bit more interesting with Pasta Di Piazza’s National Pizza Day… Read more »

Birmingham’s favourite street food destination, Digbeth Dining Club, is gearing up for an 11-hour takeover of discussions, live music and beats in aid of independent radio station,… Read more »

2017 is shaping up to be an exciting year of projects, commissions, residencies and research. To whet your appetite, here are a few highlights about what’s coming… Read more »

The award-winning New World Trading Company is set to open its second site in Birmingham this Summer with the highly-anticipated opening of The Canal House, located on… Read more »

Birmingham Rum Festival returns to an increasingly rum-loving city on Saturday 1 July, after a sellout first year. The event is ‘a celebration of the summertime spirit… Read more »

Some cheery news from The Old Crown, Digbeth. They’re running this offer on food and in the cafe from Monday this week. It’s 2 for £10 on… Read more »

Valentine’s Day at Bitters N Twisted

Valentine’s Day  New Inn –3 Course Menu available Friday 10th, Saturday 11th, Monday 13th & Tuesday 14th February. Add a bottle of prosecco and chocolate dipped strawberries… Read more »

Exciting developments from Digbeth Dining Club for 2017

Exciting developments for Birmingham’s award winning street food event coming in 2017. 2016 was the year that Birmingham’s street food scene was truly put on the map… Read more »

Burns Night – Bitter’s N Twisted venues

From Saturday 21st January, join Bitters n Twisted as The New Inn, The Victoria and Buffalo & Rye will be celebrating Burns Night with some Scottish specials,… Read more »

Nicholson’s Pubs Celebrate Scotland with Burns Night and their Whisky Showcase

From Monday 23rd January, food and drink lovers in Birmingham are in for a treat as Nicholson’s pubs including Bacchus Bar, The Old Contemptibles and The Shakespeare… Read more »

The “new hub for global street food, diverse arts and culture” is located in Digbeth Opening later this month, the team behind Taste and Liquor with the… Read more »

With the New Year comes healthier lifestyle choices, but just because you’re on a diet, attempting to detox or trying a new fitness regime, does that really… Read more »

The Botanist Birmingham is offering something a little different this Wednesday! Gin Sense is gin tasting with a difference- gin tasting playing on all the senses. Guests… Read more »

In Partnership with the bookselling mini-chain Foyles, Town Hall Symphony Hall has already hosted several successful events at the iconic Town Hall, including Graham Norton and Alan… Read more »

The Birmingham Whisky Club are beating the January blues this month by raising a dram (or several) to Rabbie Burns’. Burns’ Night is the annual celebration in… Read more »

NYE 2016 Events at Bitters N’ Twisted

Island Bar & The Victoria  Early Bird Ticket £12 – After Xmas day £15 – Book Via Design My Night They are joining forces to bring you floors… Read more »

Grand Central inspires Secret Santa wish list

Struggling for Secret Santa ideas this year? Have you pulled a colleagues name out of the hat which you were really hoping you wouldn’t? Not to worry,… Read more »

Indian street food and cocktail restaurant to open in Moseley

An eagerly anticipated Indian street food and cocktail restaurant has announced its opening date alongside a taster of what the menu has in store for its lucky… Read more »

Enjoy this Christmas with Bitters N’ Twisted!

The Victoria December Events Festive speed quizzes on Weds 7th, 14th and 28th ! How much do you know about Christmas? £3 to enter, £2 for prize… Read more »

Chaophraya Christmas Lunch Review

As part of Chaophraya’s Christmas Menu launch, I was invited along with a guest to sample their delicious selection of starters and mains (with the odd cocktail… Read more »

Swingamajig festival returns to Birmingham on April 30th, 2017 Take a stroll under Digbeth’s atmospheric railway arches and discover an industrial wonderland of visual installations, provocative street… Read more »

Where to get Black Pasta this Black Friday!

November 2016 – Escape the hustle and bustle of Birmingham city centre this Friday, and head into the Jewellery Quarter for a black pasta dish, to celebrate… Read more »


The team at 40 St Paul’s Gin Bar are releasing their own tonic water today, which they believe will revolutionise the way we drink gin. They say… Read more »

Merry #Digmas: Brum’s favourite independent Christmas fair and family day out returns to the Custard Factory!

Kick off the festive season in style at #Digmas, Birmingham’s favourite independent Christmas fair and family day out. The fun-filled event will return to the Custard Factory… Read more »