Food & Drink News

Information on the food and drink events in Birmingham, from wine to real ale, fine dining, food markets and more!

Vietnamese Street Kitchen to open in Bullring this November

Vietnamese Street Kitchen to open in Bullring this November

A new city centre site of popular restaurant Vietnamese Street Kitchen is due to open at Birmingham’s iconic Bullring next month.  Independently owned and family run, the new… Read more »

Plant and Pulse gears up to celebrate 1st birthday

Plant and Pulse gears up to celebrate 1st birthday

A plant-based cafe in central Birmingham is gearing up to celebrate their 1st year serving hungry local by increasing their opening hours and doubling their menu. Plant… Read more »

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 »

Weekends with The Night Owl in October

Sunday Sessions featuring Heart and Sol (live music) Heart & Sol return to The Night Owl for an afternoon of live music! Sunday 25th October Heart &… Read more »

The Night Owl’s Halloween ‘Tarantino Brunch’ Saturday, Oct 31st

You went wild for our ‘Pulp Killers’ Halloween Tarantino party last year so we’ve revamped it for current times to bring you… The Night Owl’s Halloween ‘Tarantino… Read more »

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 »

Reggae Cookout and PRINCE Brunch this September

Reggae Cookout and PRINCE Brunch this September

The Night Owl’s Reggae Cookout with Joe Turner & Hayden Taylor Sunday 20th September 14:00 – 20:00  Bringing it back by popular demand… The Night Owl’s Reggae… 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 »

What’s On at The Night Owl this September!

The Night Owl’s Britpop Brunch Saturday 19th September 13:00 – 19:00  The Night Owl’s Britpop Brunch is back by popular demand! Saturday 19th September with DJs playing… Read more »

D.J. Quinn’s launching a BBQ smokehouse restaurant on Friday 4th September

D.J. Quinn’s, Hall Green, will be launching a BBQ smokehouse restaurant on Friday 4th September with complimentary small plates and tasters available to guests throughout the event…. Read more »

The Yard Grand Opening at The Floodgate

The Yard Grand Opening at The Floodgate

Big Shout out to all of our Floodgater’s Its BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND people!! The sun looks like it will be a-shining (blame BBC weather if not).  This… Read more »

The Night Owl’s Reggae Cookout with DJ Dekker

Saturday 6th September 14:00 – 20:00  Sunday 6th September The Night Owl’s Reggae Cookout With DJ Dekker playing the best in 60s & 70s Roots Reggae, Ska… Read more »

Theo’s Food Company Livening Up Mealtimes During Lockdown

Theo’s Food Company, a renowned supplier of mouth-watering chicken and vegan produce, is now spicing up mealtimes for hungry households across England with their new domestic delivery business. Passionate about food… Read more »

Bank Holiday at The Night Owl

Bank Holiday at The Night Owl

The Night Owl’s Soul and Funk Brunch 29th August 12:00 – 18:00 Saturday 29th August Expect DJs playing the best in 60s and 70s soul and funk!… Read more »

Digbeth Dining Club returns to the open air Digbeth Arena this weekend

After a nearly 6-month wait, the popular Birmingham-based street food event, Digbeth Dining Club, are returning to Digbeth. The multi-award winning operators, who were forced to close… Read more »

BBQ Is Back On The Menu In Castle Bromwich….

BBQ Is Back On The Menu In Castle Bromwich….

Saddle up folks, it’s the news we have all been waiting for. BBQ is firmly back on the menu as Hickory’s Smokehouse finally re-opens its doors on… Read more »

Global luxury restaurant and bar group D&D London to launch a rooftop restaurant at 103 Colmore Row

Global luxury restaurant and bar group D&D London to launch a rooftop restaurant at 103 Colmore Row

Sterling Property Ventures has agreed terms with global luxury restaurant and bar group D&D London to launch a rooftop restaurant at 103 Colmore Row, Birmingham’s tallest new… Read more »

Roxy Ball Room Birmingham Re-Opens

Roxy Ball Room Birmingham Re-Opens

#Digbethballers can return to the site ‘full Roxy-style’ on Saturday 1st August, provided they book in advance The ‘home of competitive social gaming’, Roxy Ball Room Birmingham is re-opening on Saturday 1st August for… Read more »

Here comes The Night Owl with Midnight City Soul (Stripped Back)

Saturday 1st August: 14:00 – 00:00 Open from 2pm till midnight and the music will be provided by specially curated Night Owl playlists – good music only!… Read more »

Check out this Birmingham restaurant’s innovative way to say safe

Ming Moon, Birmingham’s most popular Asian buffet restaurant, is returning from lockdown with a brand new system to protect the health of customers and staff. The unique… Read more »

Long Live The Night Owl!

We’re delighted to announce we are open to the public this SATURDAY 18TH JULY as a bar with table service from 2pm till midnight and the music… Read more »

City centre music pub is giving away free nights out for your selfies

Brum music pub The Actress & Bishop are asking customers to tag the pub in their selfies with the hash tag #actressoutout to be in with the… Read more »

Roxy Ball Room Birmingham Re-opens on Saturday 1st August

#Digbethballers can return to the site ‘full Roxy-style’ on Saturday 1st August, provided they book in advance The ‘home of competitive social gaming’, Roxy Ball Room Birmingham is re-opening… Read more »

The Pineapple Club Cocktail Bar & Beer Boutique

Summer 2020 the team from The Vanguard at 1000 Trades are set to bring Birmingham it’s newest bar, The Pineapple Club Cocktail Bar & Beer Boutique!Samuel Boulton… Read more »

The Floodgate Re-Opens + Free Game of Pit Pat for NHS Staff

The Floodgate Re-Opens + Free Game of Pit Pat for NHS Staff

GAME ON! The Floodgate broke-free from lockdown on 4th July. Their booking system is NOW OPEN: https://bit.ly/TheFloodgateBookNow The Floodgate team have worked hard to put safe and… Read more »

COVID-19 Safety Measures: The Indian Streatery

COVID-19 Safety Measures: The Indian Streatery At The Indian Streatery, the safety of their customers and staff has been the first and only priority as they prepared… Read more »

Dishoom Birmingham to open 18th July!

The Dishoom team are delighted to announce that the doors to Dishoom Birmingham will (finally!) open next week. The café (which was originally due to open on… Read more »

Raising Cane’s is Working Hard to Keep their Staff Intact Amidst the Pandemic

The saying, ‘adversity does not build character but reveals it,’ rings very true today. With a health and economic crisis upon us, you can definitely see the… Read more »

Bars and Restaurants Re-Opening in Birmingham on 4th July 2020

Bars and Restaurants Re-Opening in Birmingham on 4th July 2020

It’s been a very long wait for us all, and whilst COVID-19 is still a real threat to life, the UK Government has paved the way for… Read more »

Supporting local businesses in Digbeth with unique Father’s Day Gifts

Supporting local businesses in Digbeth with unique Father’s Day Gifts

Throughout lockdown, many businesses have had to adapt to Covid-19 – those who used to pull pints are now turning to unique gifts, and the places we… Read more »

Kray Treadwell to open 670 Grams Restaurant in Digbeth offering an unpretentious and accessible menu.

Kray Treadwell to open 670 Grams Restaurant in Digbeth offering an unpretentious and accessible menu.

Great British Menu finalist, Kray Treadwell has announced plans to open his first restaurant in Digbeth, Birmingham. Named after the weight of his daughter when she was… Read more »

Exclusive 10% Grapevine Discount for MY Flamingos Mobile Cocktails

Exclusive 10% Grapevine Discount for MY Flamingos Mobile Cocktails

Get the cocktails delivered while staying in. MY Flamingos Mobile Bar offers cocktail delivery service in Birmingham. Their creative & classic cocktails are made with fresh ingredients… Read more »

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 »

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

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 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 »

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 »

Digbeth Dining Club to launch brand new Click & Collect service

Birmingham-based events operators Digbeth Dining Club (DDC) are to launch a brand new click + collect service for street food lovers across the city. The multi-award winning… Read more »

Mad O’Rourke’s Pie Factory Launches Takeaway Service

Mad O’Rourke’s Pie Factory Launches Takeaway Service

Lovers of hearty traditional pub food will benefit from the launch of a new takeaway service by a famous Midlands pie maker. Mad O’Rourke’s Pie Factory, regarded… Read more »

Local Breweries Hop To It With New Web Shops

For those who are lamenting the closure of Brum’s best pubs, hope is only a hop away. Two of the city’s finest breweries, Dig Brew Co. of… Read more »

Dig Brew Co Launches Pioneering Home Delivery Service

Dig Brew Co Launches Pioneering Home Delivery Service

Birmingham’s Dig Brew Co brewery has entered the home deliveries market after launching its first Imperial Stout through a new online shop. The award-winning craft brewery on… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Escape Hunt Launches Free Print-At-Home Easter Activity Packs To Keep Whole Family Entertained During Isolation!

Escape Hunt launch downloadable interactive games for the whole family. With Easter being celebrated in a different way this year, Escape Hunt want to provide products that… Read more »

Dishoom pauses collection and delivery.. but you can create your own curry from their Cookery Book!

Last week’s decision to close the restaurants to dining guests, and to postpone the launch of Dishoom Birmingham, was difficult and deeply sad for all of us…. Read more »

Dishoom Launch Postponed with Delivery and Collection from 21st March

It is with the heaviest of hearts that we have announced the postponement of the launch of Dishoom Birmingham. In light of the escalating public health crisis,… Read more »