The Best of Brum

‘Best of’ articles written by our contributors to help you find your way around Brum.

Birmingham Craft Beer: The Growing World of the Traditional, Original and Small Batch in the City.

Is the haze craze getting you in a daze? Can’t decode the blackboard of beers at your local bar? What is the craic with untapped? Want to… Read more »

Top 5 Birmingham Bakeries by Rhiannon Simpson

I have tried going carb free before, generally due to bikini times approaching but my down fall is always bread! The light fluffy delight that can be… Read more »

Free Things To Do In Birmingham by Imogen Burgoyne 

Free Things To Do In Birmingham by Imogen Burgoyne 

Whether it’s stepping away from the city centre to the peace of the countryside that you’re looking for, or immersing yourself in fascinating history and culture, Birmingham… Read more »

5 Sizzling Steak outs in Birmingham by Rhiannon Simpson

5 Sizzling Steak outs in Birmingham by Rhiannon Simpson

Carnivores rejoice here it is our top 5, independent sizzling steak spots in Brum town. The Red Lion This proper boozer set in the hub that is… Read more »

The Best Vintage Shops in Birmingham by Katie Ambler

The Best Vintage Shops in Birmingham by Katie Ambler

With vintage and retro garments becoming increasingly popular, it’s no surprise that Birmingham offers an array of vintage shops to accomplish that perfect look. If you are… Read more »

The Incredible Women of Digbeth’s Independents

The Incredible Women of Digbeth’s Independents

Guest post by Bread Birmingham Ltd Yesterday was International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate the triumphs and highlight the struggles of women and female presenting people… Read more »

Food, Drink & Discovery on Birmingham’s Canals

The Birmingham canals have evolved from their role as the beating heart of the industrial revolution to be a charming hub of culture and relaxation for all… Read more »

Best Art Galleries in Birmingham by Elin Kaemmer-Bailey

Best Art Galleries in Birmingham by Elin Kaemmer-Bailey

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (BMAG) first opened in 1885. The gallery, in Chamberlain square, is a very popular landmark in Birmingham…. Read more »

The Best Student Bars in Birmingham

The Best Student Bars in Birmingham

Birmingham is Britain’s second largest student city, with five universities: Aston, Birmingham City, the University of Birmingham, University College Birmingham and Newman University College. Aston (rated 33rd in… Read more »

The Best Wine Bars in Birmingham

The Best Wine Bars in Birmingham

With the growing number of cocktail bars and ale drinking establishments, it may be easy to overlook some of the plush wine bars in Birmingham. This list… Read more »

Rhiannon Simpson’s Top 6 value for money eats in Birmingham!

Rhiannon Simpson’s Top 6 value for money eats in Birmingham!

The season of twinkly lights and Christmas do’s is over, indulgence on all levels has occurred and you are looking to dine but not dent the bank!… Read more »

Best Restaurants with vegetarian options in Brum’s China Quarter

Being a foodie with dietary requirements, on some occasions, can; be a bane of one’s social life. However, the China Quarter in Birmingham is a food haven… Read more »

The Best Spas in Birmingham

With the constant stresses of Christmas shopping and temperatures plummeting daily, winter can often seem an altogether long and dreary season. To combat the winter blues, Grapevine… Read more »

A Guide to Birmingham’s Best Theatres

A Guide to Birmingham’s Best Theatres

One of the most exciting elements of Britain’s second city is its growing theatre scene, providing an impressive depth and variety: from musicals and opera to innovative… Read more »

Best Places to Book Your Christmas Party in Birmingham!

Christmas is just around the corner, and with so many restaurants and eateries to choose from in Birmingham these days, it can be a headache thinking about… Read more »