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Selfridges Birmingham invites customers to celebrate love in all its forms this Valentine’s Day

Selfridges Birmingham invites customers to celebrate love in all its forms this Valentine’s Day

Selfridges Birmingham invites customers to celebrate love in all its forms, from the romantic to the platonic, Valentine’s Day is about sharing something special with loved ones…. Read more »

Birmingham’s plant-based fine dining restaurant Land, has been included in 2023’s Michelin Guide

Birmingham’s plant-based fine dining restaurant Land, has been included in 2023’s Michelin Guide

Land, the plant-based fine dining restaurant based in Birmingham, has been featured in the Michelin Guide for 2023. Run by co-owners and Head Chefs Adrian Luck and… Read more »

You can now buy the nation’s favourite takeaway – in burger form!

You can now buy the nation’s favourite takeaway – in burger form!

Plans with your burger-half this Valentine’s? The season of love is well underway, with the UK spending on average 1.4 billion pounds on Valentine’s cards alone each… Read more »

Cosy up around the fire this Valentine’s Day at The Manor House of Whittington

Cosy up around the fire this Valentine’s Day at The Manor House of Whittington

Cosy up around the fire this Valentine’s Day at The Manor House of Whittington and treat your special someone to a night to remember with a host… Read more »

Rudy’s Pizza Napoletana, brings relaxed dining to Oozells Street 6th February

Rudy’s Pizza Napoletana, brings relaxed dining to Oozells Street 6th February

The neighbourhood pizzeria, Rudy’s Pizza Napoletana, will bring its relaxed dining concept to the former Cielo venue on Oozells Street from Monday 6th February. Serving the perfect… Read more »

The Holy Palate Supper Club

The Holy Palate Supper Club23 & 24 February 2023, 7.30pmProduced by Kaye Winwood (Gulp) and Matt O’Callaghan (Mangia! Mangia!)£50 for an unforgettable edible adventure Are you ready… Read more »

Dishoom reaches milestone after donating more than 15 million meals to children

Indian restaurant Dishoom has reached a milestone in its charity initiative after donating more than 15 million meals to children in schools across England, Scotland and India…. Read more »

The Bun & Barrel, offering bone marrow-infused burgers and barrel-aged cocktails now open!

The Bun & Barrel, offering bone marrow-infused burgers and barrel-aged cocktails now open!

The brand new restaurant serving burgers made with the finest ingredients against a rock ‘n’ roll soundtrack has opened its doors to the public The Bun &… Read more »

Dirty Bingo at The Actress & Bishop review by Ning-ning Li

Dirty Bingo at The Actress & Bishop review by Ning-ning Li

I’d like to take a quick moment to shout out about my success of the night – I won the dildo race! Yes, I’m very proud, thank… Read more »

Digbeth Dining Club are back in town!

Digbeth Dining Club are back in town!

Digbeth-based party venue Luna Springs is set to host Digbeth Dining Club every Friday and Saturday, from 27th January – 1st April. This time round, expect to… Read more »

Boo to Celebrate Opening First Branch in Birmingham by Giving Away 500 Free Burgers

Promising to bring “burger joint classics, Boo style”, fast food restaurant Boo is set to open its first-ever Birmingham branch on Saturday 21st January in Moseley. Serving handcrafted burgers,… Read more »

Stirchley Open Cinema team up with Birmingham Brewing Company to bring you ultimate bar film, ROAD HOUSE!

The Double Deuce is the meanest, loudest and rowdiest bar south of the Mason-Dixon Line, and Dalton (Patrick Swayze) has been hired to clean it up. He… Read more »

Bagel Factory launches new site, in Birmingham Grand Central station!

Popular bagel outlet Bagel Factory is continuing its glorious expansion plans. Bagel Factory are excited to announce their newest upcoming opening in Birmingham’s Grand Central station. This… Read more »

48 Hours in Birmingham – Two Kids on the Bloc

Living in Worcester, it’s a pretty easy commute to Brum. I’ve lived in The Jewellery Quarter, the worst parts of Wolverhampton & West Bromwich, and was born… Read more »

The Bun & Barrel, new burger restaurant to open in Harborne 20th January

The Bun & Barrel, new burger restaurant to open in Harborne 20th January

The walk-in-only restaurant will bring burgers made with the finest ingredients, barrel-aged beverages and a rock ‘n’ roll soundtrack to Harborne from 20th January The Bun &… Read more »

Join Fat Hippo to celebrate ALL THINGS VEGAN for the month of Veganuary!

Join Fat Hippo to celebrate ALL THINGS VEGAN for the month of Veganuary!

Fat Hippo and vegan aren’t necessarily words you expect to see in the same sentence. But don’t worry, you didn’t read it wrong! They have a whole… Read more »

Land and 670 Grams to collaborate on special 8-course menu this January

Land and 670 Grams to collaborate on special 8-course menu this January

On 22nd January, Birmingham-based fine dining restaurants Land and 670 Grams will collaborate on a special 8-course menu, taking place at Land’s premises. The menu will offer… Read more »

Roxy Leisure to open second site in Birmingham adjacent to Victoria Square

Roxy Leisure to open second site in Birmingham adjacent to Victoria Square

Roxy Leisure have announced plans to open their second site in Birmingham in February 2023 whilst their Digbeth site will be re-branded and become a Roxy Lanes,… Read more »

Say hello to KIBOU’s new VEGAN Volcano Roll!

Over the years, KIBOU Japanese Kitchen & Bar’s signature Volcano Roll has pretty much become one of its most talked-about dishes, gaining a cult-like status amongst diners… Read more »

Michelin-star chef Brad Carter opening One Star Doner Bar at Hare & Hounds

Michelin-star chef Brad Carter opening One Star Doner Bar at Hare & Hounds

Michelin-star chef Brad Carter is set to launch his One Star Döner Bar in Birmingham in early 2023. Due to be located inside the much-loved Hare &… Read more »

B Eats has launched a brand new menu of festive specials including a Boxing Day Sarnie!

B Eats has launched a brand new menu of festive specials including a Boxing Day Sarnie!

B:Eats, a daytime cafe and evening eatery created by B:Music, the music charity responsible for Symphony Hall and Town Hall, has launched a brand new menu of… Read more »

Apres Ski Bar opens at Bullring

Those wishing they were on the slopes in Aspen or Val d’Isere are in for a treat as a cosy ski lodge style pop up bar has… Read more »

Crazy Pedro’s Celebrates The Festive Season With A Limited Edition Pizza

Crazy Pedro’s Celebrates The Festive Season With A Limited Edition Pizza

Late night pizza bar, Crazy Pedro’s have marked this year’s festive season with a limited edition pizza called ‘The Ghost Of Christmas Past(y).  The pizza flavour encapsulates… Read more »

New nightspot set to shake up Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter

New nightspot set to shake up Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter

A brand new bar, restaurant and late-night venue will open in the Jewellery Quarter later this week, just in time for Christmas. Set to shake up the… Read more »

A Night Out in The Independent Republic of Stirchley!

A Night Out in The Independent Republic of Stirchley!

A recent invite to attend the Birmingham-based spirits brand BeauFort pop-up press night at Kong Bar was a perfect opportunity to catch up on the current bar… Read more »

Gulp announce some delicious edible adventures with Mangia! Mangia! for 2023!

Gulp announce some delicious edible adventures with Mangia! Mangia! for 2023!

Gulp is delighted to announce some delicious edible adventures with Mangia! Mangia! next year. The Holy Palate Supper Club Thursday 23 Feb, 7.30pm and Friday 24 Feb,… Read more »

Best New Bars, Restaurants & Cafes in Birmingham

We have searched high and low to bring you the best new bars, restauarants and cafes in Birmingham from 2022, as well as a few soon to… Read more »

Dishoom Christmas Menu review 2022

Dishoom Christmas Menu review 2022

London’s trendy Indian staple Dishoom, exploded onto Birmingham’s food scene a hairs breadth before the Pandemic in 2020. Two years of rave reviews and consistently good media… Read more »

Indian Eatery, Raja Monkey Prepares for ‘Sweet Sixteen’ Year of Celebrations

As Raja Monkey prepares to celebrate its Sweet 16th year, we look back – and forward – at one of Birmingham’s best-loved curry houses and how it’s gone… Read more »

Smoke + Ash pizzeria now open in Edgbaston

Smoke + Ash pizzeria now open in Edgbaston

A brand new pizzeria and bar has opened in the heart of Edgbaston to rave reviews. Serving up Neapolitan style pizzas, quality wines and seasonal twists on… Read more »

Rudy’s to open in Brindley Place February 2023!

Rudy’s to open in Brindley Place February 2023!

Rudy’s Pizza Napoletana has announced it is due to open in Brindleyplace, Birmingham in 2023. The neighbourhood pizzeria will bring its relaxed dining concept to the former Cielo… Read more »

Albert’s Schloss launching new breakfast menu on 2nd December

Albert’s Schloss launching new breakfast menu on 2nd December

Albert’s Schloss Birmingham, the Bavarian style restaurant and bar, will open for breakfast at 9am on Fridays alongside launching a brand new breakfast menu on 2nd December. The Cook Haus is set… Read more »

The doors are now open at Yardbirds in Stirchley

The doors are now open at Yardbirds in Stirchley

Since 2018, Birmingham street food traders Yardbirds have been serving up American style buttermilk fried chicken at events across the UK. Their incredible fried chicken has been… Read more »

New festive menu at Bar + Block – quality steaks and decadent burgers!

The ho-ho-holiday season is here and to get you in the festive mood, contemporary steakhouse Bar + Block Birmingham and Leamington Spa has raised the steaks with… Read more »

Italian Restaurant Tropea Set To Open For Weekend Lunch Bookings

Italian Restaurant Tropea Set To Open For Weekend Lunch Bookings

The Birmingham ‘neighbourhood restaurant’ will offer lunchtime bookings on Saturdays from 3rd December Birmingham neighbourhood Italian restaurant, Tropea, is set to open for lunch on Saturdays. Beginning… Read more »

BeauFort Spirit residency at Kong bar Stirchley this December + exclusive cocktail menu

BeauFort Spirit residency at Kong bar Stirchley this December + exclusive cocktail menu

Birmingham-based spirits brand BeauFort Spirit will be taking a month-long residency spot at Kong bar in Stirchley this December, with an exclusive cocktail menu. The pop-up menu… Read more »

Birmingham DJs Bring Stylish Cocktail Bar to the Jewellery Quarter

Birmingham DJs Bring Stylish Cocktail Bar to the Jewellery Quarter

Two of Birmingham’s notable DJ’s are set to make the already bustling nightlife scene in the second city even more fabulous, with the opening of an elegant… Read more »

Iconic grassroots music venue The Sunflower Lounge unveils 60s-influenced art refit

Iconic grassroots music venue The Sunflower Lounge unveils 60s-influenced art refit

The Sunflower Lounge, a staple independent venue on the Birmingham music scene, has recently undergone a refit with a new 60s-inspired, Op Art installation. The venue, which… Read more »

New Opening – North Taproom Snow Hill to open Friday 25th November

New Opening – North Taproom Snow Hill to open Friday 25th November

The doors to North’s newest taproom are set to open this month – bringing beers, wines, cocktails, banging bao, and a bit of Northern hospitality to the… Read more »

The Flapper launches ‘Shop Small’ community project with new winter market

The Flapper launches ‘Shop Small’ community project with new winter market

A festive market is coming to The Flapper at the end of this month, as part of a campaign to encourage people to ‘shop small’ this Christmas… Read more »

Luna Springs Announces Winter Events Schedule

Luna Springs Announces Winter Events Schedule

The Digbeth-based party venue Luna Springs will be hosting a wild Christmas season, with an entertainment line-up including a Mariah vs Buble brunch, Massaoke Christmas and a… Read more »

The Christmas Feast at The Bond Company, Fazeley Street, Digbeth

The Christmas Feast at The Bond Company, Fazeley Street, Digbeth

We are finishing 2022 off with a bang, returning to a beloved venue, for our final event of the year…  THE CHRISTMAS FEAST  So you better wrap… Read more »

Come and celebrate Christmas at The Plough Harborne

We’re busy getting ready to make sure that we bring boundless festive joy to everyone who walks through our doors this season. We know how special those… Read more »

GULP & Crazy Gin review by Ning-ning Li

GULP & Crazy Gin review by Ning-ning Li

As if you didn’t love Brum enough already, this one concretes that very feeling. We happened upon something special that Saturday evening, owing to Birmingham-based artist Kaye… Read more »

B Eats, the cafe created by music charity B Music, will launch their new daytime menu on 3rd November

B Eats, the cafe created by music charity B Music, will launch their new daytime menu on 3rd November

B:Eats, a daytime cafe and evening eatery created by BMusic, the music charity responsible for Symphony Hall and Town Hall, is due to launch a new brunch… Read more »

North Brew Taproom Birmingham – Welcome Beer and Bao Buns review by Maddie Booth

North Brew Taproom Birmingham – Welcome Beer and Bao Buns review by Maddie Booth

Grapevine (and others) were invited to visit North Brewing Company at their signature site in Leeds to get a feel for their soon-to-open Birmingham Taproom – the… Read more »

Tropea featured in Michelin Good Food Guide

Tropea featured in Michelin Good Food Guide

Birmingham’s local ‘Italian neighbourhood restaurant’ scoops the listings during an exciting time for the city’s hospitality scene Tropea, the ‘Italian neighbourhood restaurant’ located in Harborne, Birmingham, has… Read more »

Dine in the sky as Orelle, Birmingham’s most-anticipated restaurant officially opens its doors

Orelle, the newest restaurant to join Birmingham’s restaurant and bar scene has arrived, officially opening to the public on Friday 14 October following an exclusive launch party… Read more »

Luna Springs to host Brum’s biggest World Cup Fan Zone

Digbeth-based party venue Luna Springs is set to show all games from this year’s World Cup from 21st November – 18th December. Kicking off with England v… Read more »

Come and celebrate Christmas at The Plough Harborne

We’re busy getting ready to make sure that we bring boundless festive joy to everyone who walks through our doors this season. ­­ We know how special those… Read more »