Food & Drink News

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

The Pineapple Club and LAND Restaurant team up for Veganuary!

This Veganuary the teams from The Pineapple Club and LAND Restaurants are teaming up to bring the Vegan experience to your home! The Pineapple Club which opened… Read more »

Outdoors at The Kingsway – Q & A with Eddie OCallaghan

As a Christmas Special, we decided to catch up with local groover and shaker Eddie OCallaghan for a quick interview on his recent hotspot creation down at… Read more »

1000 Trades brings Christmas cheer with JQ takeaways

1000 Trades brings Christmas cheer with JQ takeaways

1000 Trades has, like many other local businesses battled to remain resourceful and open during the pandemic lockdowns of 2020. It has meant the 1000 Trades team… Read more »

The Plough Independents Gift Shop & Christmas Lunch Kit

Gift Shop The Plough has turned on it’s Christmas charm even though it is unable to open as it normally would. In light of the current tier… Read more »

Trip to South Korea inspires Brum Chocolate Brand Beanu!

Beanu Chocolate was born in Birmingham UK out of passion, inspiration and determination to elevate flavours from the bean to the bar. Jacob was inspired from a trip… Read more »

Hot Chix is Cluckin’ Great!

Local chef Niki Astley has defied the gloomy spirit affecting much of Birmingham as it sits residing in Tier 3 and launched a new delivery-led fried chicken… Read more »

Joe Lycett joins Brum’s independents to launch ‘Hope For Hospitality’ campaign

The Midlands’ hospitality industry has launched a campaign calling on the Government to deliver urgent support to venues affected by the latest tier three restrictions. ‘Hope for… Read more »

Dishoom launch Masala Dabba and first-ever bottled cocktail collection

Dishoom launch Masala Dabba and first-ever bottled cocktail collection

The Dishoom team are pleased to introduce to the Dishoom Store the latest at-home creations from their dedicated team of invention-wallas – the Dishoom Masala Dabba,and the… Read more »

Hot Chix launches at The Victoria!

Hot Chix, a pop-up concept offering the best in Nashville style hot chicken has recently opened within The Victoria in John Bright Street, BirminghamCity Centre. Hot Chix… Read more »

Blow Water x Provide Birmingham Collaboration

Blow Water are mega excited to collaborate with Provide Birmingham! This artwork pays tribute to the delicate situation in Hong Kong. Culture is a big part of… Read more »

Innovative Catering Company Launches Fine Dining Delivery Service

Innovative Catering Company Launches Fine Dining Delivery Service

The Cornerstone Kitchen, an independent catering company based in Sutton Coldfield, has launched a brand new fine dining experience that can be enjoyed in the comfort of… Read more »

STATEMENT from Jabbar Khan, Founder of Lasan Group

In light of the Government announcement this morning about Birmingham and Solihull being classified as Tier 3, Restauranteur, Jabbar Khan, strikes out against the Tier 3 ruling;… Read more »

Dishoom launch Vegan Sausage Naan Roll Kit

Dishoom are delighted to announce the timely arrival of the brand-new Vegan Sausage Naan Roll Kit, which is now available on the Dishoom Store for nationwide delivery. Responding to polite but numerous… Read more »

Medicine set to open new location at the Mailbox on Thursday 3rd December

Renowned Midlands bakery and café Medicine, is set to open a new location at the Mailbox on Thursday 3rd December, offering an array of delicious brunch, lunch… Read more »

MY Flamingos: 12 % off early Black Fri on Cocktail Delivery & Gift Hampers

Delicious Fresh-Made Craft Cocktails. All our cocktails are made to order with premium spirits and fresh ingredients. Each craft cocktail gift set is packaged with fun! Each… Read more »

The Mailbox welcomes authentic Italian restaurant, Lucarelli this December

The Mailbox in Birmingham will be welcoming authentic Italian restaurant, Lucarelli, to its mix of eateries next month. With a menu packed with traditional Italian dishes, the… Read more »

Savvy Christmas shopper? Give the Gift that keeps on Giving

Savvy Christmas shopper? Give the Gift that keeps on Giving

Looking for inspiration for Christmas presents? If classy, delicious gifts delivered to the door of the wine/spirits/beer/food lover in your life is what you need, then look… Read more »

6 Drinks All Cafés Should Make Room for in Their Menu

The discovery of coffee is quite a happy coincidence that hundreds of millions around the globe are currently enjoying. It’s believed that a goat herder found his… Read more »

From Virtual Discos to Cocktail Classes – How To Celebrate Halloween Virtually

GHOULISH FUN AND GAMES THIS WEEK TO CELEBRATE ALL HALLOWS EVE (WHETHER YOU’RE IN TIER ONE, TWO OR THREE) Wednesday 28th October 2020: For many social butterflies,… Read more »

What’s on at The Night Owl this Novermber!

The Night Owl’s Halloween ‘Tarantino Brunch’ Sunday 1st November – 12PM – 6PM Sunday 1st November You went wild for our ‘Pulp Killers’ Halloween Tarantino party last… Read 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 »