Food Reviews

Check out our latest food reviews from Birmingham restaurants and bars.

For those who don’t know this already, Marmalade is one of the many jewels in the ever-growing Bitters N Twisted crown. Sharing similarities in the food and… Read more »

Gaucho’s Electro Brunch review

Argentinian inspired Gaucho, is already a success in London, Manchester, Leeds, Dubai, Hong Kong and Buenos Aires. In Birmingham, however, it is the new kid on the… Read more »

Bar Opus Food & Cocktail review by Claire Tucker

The fact that Bar Opus sits directly below my office means that I spend a lot more time there than I probably should. Scratch the probably; I… Read more »

Gin Ahoy – Gin Tasting Cruise review

Carl Hawkins, aka ‘The Gintleman’, has come up with a genius idea: to offer gin tasting aboard an evening cruise through Birmingham’s network of canals. As a… Read more »

Taco Tuesdays at The Old Crown review

The Old Crown building has stood defiantly in Digbeth since the 14th century. It’s been through many phases during its existence, including being a backdrop for one… Read more »

The Alchemist review by Victoria Roberts

Even from the outside, The Alchemist looks to promise a good night out in Birmingham. The sleek, dark look is carried through to the interior which is… Read more »

The Victoria review by Lisa Cooper

Dating back to the end of the 19th century, The Victoria is a jewel in the crown of the Bitters N’ Twisted family: a group of independent… Read more »

The Alchemist: smoke and mirrors and cocktails review

I’d been intrigued by the dark façade of the Alchemist – one of Birmingham’s most popular cocktail bars, which is situated on Colmore Row – for quite… Read more »

Mention Italian restaurants in Birmingham and one of the first names to pop-up will be Cucina Rustica. The large building in the heart of St Pauls Square is… Read more »

The New Inn Restaurant Review by Lisa Cooper

The New Inn is a place of comfortable contrasts located in the heart of leafy Harborne: a playground for medical professionals in addition to a reassuringly loyal… Read more »

This long running and popular independent family run Italian restaurant has been a stalwart of the St. Paul’s area of Birmingham for a couple of decades, ideally… Read more »

Be At One review by Ollie ‘Yardbird’ Lloyd

No one ever said “I don’t like cellar bars”. What’s not to like..descending down steps from street level reality into an underworld of hospitality is an experience… Read more »

A Spanish gold mine in the heart of Edgbaston, Birmingham, El Borracho de Oro is full of delicious food, exquisite décor, and brilliant staff. The restaurant’s owner,… Read more »

Wednesday’s at The Plough Harborne have a new springtime menu effortlessly called Boca Grande Taco, which is available all day until 9.30pm. With a simple five-option menu… Read more »

The Old Crown is Birmingham pub royalty; it has been quenching the thirst of locals since 1368. And for good reason. The interior is cosy, packed with… Read more »