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The Kingsway gearing up for reopening April and May

The Kingsway gearing up for reopening April and May

Over at the Kingsway, the team are planning on taking everything very gently in April/May and until the regulations finally relax. They will be bringing back the weekend… Read more »

Dishoom Birmingham reopening for outdoor dining on 12th April

Dishoom Birmingham reopening for outdoor dining on 12th April

Dishoom Birmingham will reopen for outdoor dining on 12th April. The Dishoom Birmingham team look forward to warmly welcoming guests to the terrace at One Chamberlain Square, which… Read more »

New city centre site of Vietnamese Street Kitchen has finally opened at Birmingham’s Bullring

New city centre site of Vietnamese Street Kitchen has finally opened at Birmingham’s Bullring

The new city centre site of popular restaurant Vietnamese Street Kitchen has finally opened at Birmingham’s iconic Bullring after months of setbacks due to Covid. Family owned… Read more »

The Brum Radio A List 3 April

The Brum Radio A List 3 April

This Easter weekend Danny de Reybekill is hatching some eggs-ellent new local tunes on the OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List. On this week’s show: Vital // The Clause // Stella Music // Darcy Holmes // YIKES featuring Geoff Rickly There’s a track… Read more »

Birmingham Museums Trust receives £820,841 from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Birmingham Museums Trust receives £820,841 from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Birmingham Museums Trust has received a grant of £820,841 from the second round of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund helping to ensure the independent charity… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 22

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 22

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW The Mauritanian (15) On Nov… Read more »

Newly refurbished private space for hire at Actress and Bishop

Newly refurbished private space for hire at Actress and Bishop

The Actress & Bishop offers a newly refurbished private space available for hire, catering for special occasions and corporate events. The multi functional room boasts a private… Read more »

Explore The Night Sky and Step Back In Time This Easter With Birmingham Museums

Explore The Night Sky and Step Back In Time This Easter With Birmingham Museums

Easter is just around the corner and parents desperate for things to keep their kids entertained will be thrilled to hear that Birmingham Museums has plenty to… Read more »

The Brum Radio A List with Pete Steel 27 March

The Brum Radio A List with Pete Steel 27 March

The clocks may have gone forward but we’ve still got an hour of the best new Birmingham music for you. Clocking in this week is Pete Steel who will… Read more »

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 21

Films For Lockdown by Mike Davies Part 21

With cinemas still closed, until things change this column will focus on films being made available on the various streaming platforms. NEW Ammonite (15) As any amateur… Read more »

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.
The Kingsway gearing up for reopening April and May

The Kingsway gearing up for reopening April and May

Over at the Kingsway, the team are planning on taking everything very gently in April/May and until the regulations finally relax. They will be bringing back the weekend… Read more »

Dishoom Birmingham reopening for outdoor dining on 12th April

Dishoom Birmingham reopening for outdoor dining on 12th April

Dishoom Birmingham will reopen for outdoor dining on 12th April. The Dishoom Birmingham team look forward to warmly welcoming guests to the terrace at One Chamberlain Square, which… Read more »

New city centre site of Vietnamese Street Kitchen has finally opened at Birmingham’s Bullring

New city centre site of Vietnamese Street Kitchen has finally opened at Birmingham’s Bullring

The new city centre site of popular restaurant Vietnamese Street Kitchen has finally opened at Birmingham’s iconic Bullring after months of setbacks due to Covid. Family owned… Read more »

Greek-inspired street food company launching brand new restaurant Kouzina at Selfridges

Greek-inspired street food company launching brand new restaurant Kouzina at Selfridges

A Greek-inspired street food company will be launching brand new restaurant Kouzina at Selfridges Birmingham once lockdown restrictions on hospitality are lifted. From Street Kitchen Brothers, a… 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.
10 of The Best New Restaurants in Birmingham

10 of The Best New Restaurants in Birmingham

It’s been a difficult year for the hospitality industry, with many businesses closing their doors so it’s especially exciting to hear of new restaurants opening and doing… Read more »

Digbeth Dining Club Take-Over Digbeth Arena August Bank Holiday 2020 review

Digbeth Dining Club Take-Over Digbeth Arena August Bank Holiday 2020 review

Last August Bank Holiday, myself and three guests made a bee-line for the Digbeth Dining Club take-over of Digbeth Arena. Digbeth Dining Club started out life in… Read more »

How A Couple Of Brummies Gave Birth To The World Wide Web!

How A Couple Of Brummies Gave Birth To The World Wide Web!

Birmingham has been the birthplace of some pretty incredible inventions, from the first cotton spinning mill, to perfection and advancement of the steam engine, to the invention… Read more »

Home Deliveries, Food, Drink, Merchandise, Music Streams & Virtual Quizes – Brum is Bubblin’ Hot!

Home Deliveries, Food, Drink, Merchandise, Music Streams & Virtual Quizes – Brum is Bubblin’ Hot!

Come back Brexit all is forgiven (nearly)! With the Coronavirus lock down in full effect, businesses in Brum, the rest of the UK, and most of the… Read more »

Food & Drink Reviews

Click here to view all the latest food and drink reviews for Birmingham's best bars and restaurants.
Flamin’ Patties Ladypool Rd Review Sept 2020

Flamin’ Patties Ladypool Rd Review Sept 2020

Brum is home to some of the best burgers in the UK, that is a fact no one can argue with. From Original Patty Men to Indico‘s… Read more »

Dishoom Birmingham full review

Dishoom Birmingham full review

Dishoom arrived in Birmingham with terrible timing, just as lockdown was taking place, the grand launch had to be postponed. In fact, some were questioning whether the… Read more »

Digbeth Dining Club Take-Over Digbeth Arena August Bank Holiday 2020 review

Digbeth Dining Club Take-Over Digbeth Arena August Bank Holiday 2020 review

Last August Bank Holiday, myself and three guests made a bee-line for the Digbeth Dining Club take-over of Digbeth Arena. Digbeth Dining Club started out life in… Read more »

The Floodgate Digbeth Review

The Floodgate Digbeth Review

I’d been looking forward to checking out The Floodgate in Digbeth for quite some time, so the August Ban Holiday seemed a perfect opportunity to do just… Read more »

Grapevine Features

West Midlands reaction to HM Treasury FinTech review

West Midlands reaction to HM Treasury FinTech review

An independent review has set out a plan for the UK to retain its global leadership in fintech by helping the country’s financial technology firms to scale… Read more »

2 new HE colleges to open in Birmingham this year

2 new HE colleges to open in Birmingham this year

The BIMM group is opening two new colleges in Birmingham this year to meet the spectacular demand for industry-ready graduates in the creative sector. Screen and Film… Read more »

Accelerating the West Midlands’ tech revolution in professional services

Accelerating the West Midlands’ tech revolution in professional services

Generating £27.8 billion gross value added annually, and employing more than 360,000 people, the West Midlands is the UK’s largest centre for business, professional and financial services… Read more »

New year, new hires at Pearl Comms

New year, new hires at Pearl Comms

Midlands PR firm Pearl Comms has kicked off 2021 with the appointment of two new hires to its growing team. The B2B corporate comms specialist has welcomed… Read more »