Food Reviews

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

Marco Pierre White Christmas in July review

If you’re a ‘Brummie’ like me, you’ll know that Marco Pierre White and his Steakhouse Bar and Grill on Level 25 of The Cube really is the… Read more »

Pho Vietnamese Street Food review

Pho Vietnamese Street Food review

Pho is a small chain of Vietnamese street food restaurants. The brand has been serving up its authentic fare in the UK for over a decade. The… Read more »

Byron Hamburgers Miami Slice review

Byron Hamburgers Miami Slice review

Byron Hamburgers appeared on Birmingham’s New Street and in no time at all, the restaurant seems to have established itself, as a busy diner for those into… Read more »

Haig Club Bar review by Mazzy Snape

Haig Club Bar review by Mazzy Snape

Haig Club Bar is a brand new whisky bar set on the 25th floor of The Cube, just to the side of Marco Pierre White’s. It’s setting… Read more »

Trying out the new summer menu at Marmalade

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 »

New Menu & Wine Tasting with Cucina Rustica

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 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 »

Pasta Di Piazza review by Damien Wilkes

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 »