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Birmingham’s Oldest Pub launches online store during Covid-19

Birmingham’s Oldest Pub launches online store during Covid-19

Birmingham’s oldest and award winning pub The Old Crown has launched an online shop, to bring some of the best in Birmingham to your doorstep during Covid-19…. Read more »

All Greek Authentic Street Food Emerge From Lockdown with Takeaways

All Greek Authentic Street Food Emerge From Lockdown with Takeaways

Situated in the very heart of the city, All Greek Street Food has been perfectly placed to tentatively re emerge from Pandemic lockdown. Larisa and team opened… Read more »

Indico Evolves During Lockdown!

Indico Evolves During Lockdown!

Indico represents the fast moving front-line in Birmingham’s culinary status both nationally and internationally. Their colourful take on boutique fine-casual Indian Street food & Cocktails has been… Read more »

What’s on at The Night Owl this weekend?

What’s on at The Night Owl this weekend?

Finish off May with a bit of soul, ska, mod, psych and more retro tunes courtesy of The Night Owl! Friday 29th May Event Name: Dig? With… Read more »

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List – an hour of the best original new music

The OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List – an hour of the best original new music

Another OFFICIAL Brum Radio A-List presented by Danny de Reybekill features an hour of the best original new music from in and around Birmingham, UK.  On this edition Danny plays brand… Read more »

West-Midlands based theatre company Clown Funeral make previous shows available to stream for free

West-Midlands based theatre company Clown Funeral make previous shows available to stream for free

This summer West-Midlands based theatre company Clown Funeral were due to continue the national tour of their new show A Pattern of Bad Behaviour after initial success… Read more »

200 Degrees reopens Birmingham Colmore Row shop for takeaway service

200 Degrees reopens Birmingham Colmore Row shop for takeaway service

Coffee lovers can pick up freshly roasted coffee, other hot and cold drinks, and cakes to go at 200 Degrees Coffee’s Colmore Row shop in Birmingham city… Read more »

Live From The Night Owl this May!

Live From The Night Owl this May!

Thursday 21st May Event Name: Liamosino (Kaleidoscope/Brain Food) Event Location: Night Owl Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/thenightowlbham/ Event Time:  18:00 – 19:00 Description Liam McKeown from Brain Food and… Read more »

The Plough Harborne back in action!

The Plough Harborne back in action!

For those who have missed their fix of The Plough Harborne during the lockdown, fear not, The Plough has reopened with an amazing Click & Collect option… Read more »

Midlands based Greek Taverna launches delivery service and supports Acorns Hospice during Covid19 Pandemic

Midlands based Greek Taverna launches delivery service and supports Acorns Hospice during Covid19 Pandemic

Midlands based Greek Taverna launches home delivery service to raise funds for charity during Covid19 pandemic   Lakis Greek Kitchen is an annual Greek Taverna based in… Read more »

Brumbeat Live Stream and New Release Guide May 2020

Brumbeat Live Stream and New Release Guide May 2020

The Lock Down continues, and so does Birmingham’s music scene albeit on a much smaller scale without the live venues sadly. We provide another little round up of some of the city’s original music and it’s a very much condensed May Brumbeat Gig Guide with a focus on live streams, lockdown mixes, and new releases from the region. For the time-being, this will be the format for our long [Read More...]

Grapevine Features

How a Birmingham University Honorary Doctor Changed the Internet Forever

How a Birmingham University Honorary Doctor Changed the Internet Forever

Clifford Cocks is a mathematician and cryptographer who developed a form of cybersecurity protection that has become the basis of almost every transaction online. Some people argue… Read more »

From 49’ers, West End Bar & Notes to The Night Owl, Hare & Hounds & Attic Brew Co. – A Vinyl Journey by Jools Belgium

From 49’ers, West End Bar & Notes to The Night Owl, Hare & Hounds & Attic Brew Co. – A Vinyl Journey by Jools Belgium

Jools Belgium, better known to friends and family as Steve, has been milling around on the Brum music scene since the 1970s. We asked Steve to take… Read more »

Birmingham’s Oldest Pub launches online store during Covid-19

Birmingham’s Oldest Pub launches online store during Covid-19

Birmingham’s oldest and award winning pub The Old Crown has launched an online shop, to bring some of the best in Birmingham to your doorstep during Covid-19…. Read more »

All Greek Authentic Street Food Emerge From Lockdown with Takeaways

All Greek Authentic Street Food Emerge From Lockdown with Takeaways

Situated in the very heart of the city, All Greek Street Food has been perfectly placed to tentatively re emerge from Pandemic lockdown. Larisa and team opened… 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.
Birmingham’s Oldest Pub launches online store during Covid-19

Birmingham’s Oldest Pub launches online store during Covid-19

Birmingham’s oldest and award winning pub The Old Crown has launched an online shop, to bring some of the best in Birmingham to your doorstep during Covid-19…. Read more »

All Greek Authentic Street Food Emerge From Lockdown with Takeaways

All Greek Authentic Street Food Emerge From Lockdown with Takeaways

Situated in the very heart of the city, All Greek Street Food has been perfectly placed to tentatively re emerge from Pandemic lockdown. Larisa and team opened… Read more »

Indico Evolves During Lockdown!

Indico Evolves During Lockdown!

Indico represents the fast moving front-line in Birmingham’s culinary status both nationally and internationally. Their colourful take on boutique fine-casual Indian Street food & Cocktails has been… Read more »

200 Degrees reopens Birmingham Colmore Row shop for takeaway service

200 Degrees reopens Birmingham Colmore Row shop for takeaway service

Coffee lovers can pick up freshly roasted coffee, other hot and cold drinks, and cakes to go at 200 Degrees Coffee’s Colmore Row shop in Birmingham city… 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.
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 »

The Best Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Korean & Japanese Sushi Restaurants  in Birmingham

The Best Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Korean & Japanese Sushi Restaurants in Birmingham

Here at Grapevine, we thought we would round up some of the best East and South East Asian cuisine in Birmingham for you, so that you can… Read more »

The Best Burgers in Birmingham – And a Short History of The Hamburger

The Best Burgers in Birmingham – And a Short History of The Hamburger

Birmingham’s culinary finesse has traveled a long way since Cliff Richard’s Brumburger Duet with Debbie Watling in 1973 on Take Me High – click here to watch)…. Read more »

Stirchley – The New Night Out!

Stirchley – The New Night Out!

Excluding the city centre, Birmingham has a small yet burgeoning portfolio of cool areas, which are worthy of a night out. Most people will have either heard… Read more »

Food & Drink Reviews

Click here to view all the latest food and drink reviews for Birmingham's best bars and restaurants.
Rebel Chicken, Pre – Lock Down Review

Rebel Chicken, Pre – Lock Down Review

With Covid kicking off, we thought we’d duck out and get some chicken in as it may be out last chance for a while. We’d heard great… Read more »

The Bull’s Head Brum review

The Bull’s Head Brum review

Thinking of drinking on Broad Street always gives me a little shiver, it’s just not my thing and though I’m no bar snob, I’d always rather opt… Read more »

The Indian Streatery Express review

The Indian Streatery Express review

I arrived a little early and figured (and hoped) the Streatery had a license as I really fancied a beer before eating. Lucky for me they had… Read more »

The Head of Steam menu review

The Head of Steam menu review

Prior to last week, my only taste of any food at The Head of Steam on Temple Street was a bit of pizza at my Christmas gathering,… Read more »

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