Food & Drink News

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

Albert’s Schloss Summer menu and Baby Grand Slam review

Albert’s Schloss Summer menu and Baby Grand Slam review

Myself and a good mate were invited to check out the new Cook Haus Summer Menu and Baby Grand Slam Wednesdays at Albert’s Schloss in Birmingham city… Read more »

Pause set to open permanent coffee shop in Kings Heath

A much-loved pop-up coffee shop, Pause, is set to get a permanent home this month as the owners unveil plans for a new residence in Kings Heath…. Read more »

Extrawurst kicks off New Street opening by giving away 100 FREE bratwurst in a bun

Leading authentic German bratwurst fast-food brand, Extrawurst is opening the doors of its second UK restaurant on Thursday 19th May 2022.  To celebrate the grand opening, Extrawurst… Read more »

A female-led enterprise, Blow Water launches crowd funder

A female-led enterprise, Blow Water launches crowd funder

Blow Water is dedicated to Hong Kong Culture, connecting the far East with Birmingham through the arts and food. The team have secured a permanent space in… Read more »

Italian restaurant Tropea reopening + new al fresco terrace in June following refurbishment

Italian restaurant Tropea reopening + new al fresco terrace in June following refurbishment

Italian restaurant Tropea have announced that they are closing their cafe and undergoing a refurbishment just in time for the summer.  Tropea (pronounced Tro-Pey-Ah) is inspired by… Read more »

Lost and Found – The Lost Hours review

Lost and Found – The Lost Hours review

Lost and Found are reviving after work drinks with “The Lost Hours” and invited us to the launch to get a taste of what’s on offer. The… Read more »

Birmingham Bratwurst opens on New Street next week!

Leading authentic German bratwurst food brand, Extrawurst, is excited to announce that its long-awaited second restaurant will be opening in Birmingham, New Street on Thursday19th May 2022…. Read more »

What’s on at Adam’s & The Oyster Club this June

We’re incredibly excited to announce two special evenings for diners in June, across our fantastic venues – Adam’s & The Oyster Club. Adam’s will be welcoming diners… Read more »

The Durham Ox in Shrewley will host a FREE Jubilee Party on Thursday 2nd June!

The Durham Ox in Shrewley will host a FREE Jubilee Party on Thursday 2nd June!

On Thursday 2nd June, The Durham Ox in Warwick will be celebrating the Jubilee Weekend with a big Jubilee Party in collaboration with award winning street food… Read more »

SOHO Coffee Co. open in Birmingham airport 8th June and are looking for members of staff

Local brand SOHO Coffee Co. will open its latest brand format on the 8th of July 2022, in the main departure lounge at Birmingham Airport. SO much… Read more »

The Lost & Found Birmingham set to launch “The Lost Hours”

Post-work drinks are back with a bang as The Lost & Found Birmingham are set to launch “The Lost Hours”, a campaign to regenerate the culture of… Read more »

Vinoteca brings new wine experience to Birmingham

A brand-new wine experience is coming to the city centre this summer, with works now underway at Vinoteca – the latest addition to Paradise Birmingham. Having established… Read more »

£1.5m apres ski themed bar to open in Birmingham

Birmingham has been chosen as the first city in England to welcome Scandinavia’s popular après ski themed Heidi’s Bier Bar. Not only will it be the biggest… Read more »

Bonehead chicken – re-launch review

Bonehead chicken – re-launch review

Last Thursday, I attended ‘chicken shack’ legends Bonehead’s re-launch opening night. It had been a while since I’d tried some decent fried chicken. I think, it was… Read more »

Wine Freedom hosting pop up event with current champion of Masterchef – The Professionals, Dan Lee.

Wine Freedom hosting pop up event with current champion of Masterchef – The Professionals, Dan Lee.

Wine Freedom, Digbeth’s resident natural wine bar, will be hosting a pop up event in May with the current reigning champion of Masterchef: The Professionals, Dan Lee. Dan… Read more »

New three-floor bakery, cafe and eatery is set to open in Sutton Coldfield in May

Bakehouse, a brand new three-floor bakery, cafe and eatery from the Baked In Brick team, is set to open in Sutton Coldfield in May. A former ironmongers… Read more »

KIBOU Japanese Kitchen & Bar opens in Solihull

KIBOU Japanese Kitchen & Bar opens in Solihull

On Monday 25th April, multi-award-winning KIBOU Japanese Kitchen & Bar opened its fourth restaurant at 134 High Street, Solihull. The former Café Rouge site, which had been… Read more »

Mangia! Mangia! Goes to Gulp!

Mangia! Mangia! Goes to Gulp!

Saturday 30 April; 6pm & 8.30pm  Gulp, First Floor, 58 Spencer Street, Jewellery Quarter, B18 6DS On Saturday 30th April, Kaye Winwood Projects is hosting her first… Read more »

Dig Brew Co welcome Easter with ice cream launch party

Birmingham’s Dig Brew Co brewery is catering for the “big kid” in everyone this Easter with a quirky fun-filled ice cream launch party. Taking advantage of the… Read more »

New festival comes to Birmingham – Hot Sauce Society!

New festival comes to Birmingham – Hot Sauce Society!

Hot Sauce Society lands in Birmingham this summer, bringing their inaugural Midlands festival to Digbeth’s iconic Custard Factory. The event will see over 25 independent hot sauce… Read more »

Albert’s Schloss’ new Summer food & drink menu + entertainment update!

Albert’s Schloss’ new Summer food & drink menu + entertainment update!

Albert’s Schloss Birmingham, the city’s resident Bier Palace, have launched a brand new Summer food and drink menu. The Cook Haus are serving up new Klassics for the warmer… Read more »

Street Kitchen Brothers bring taste of Greece to Moseley Village this Easter!

Street Kitchen Brothers bring taste of Greece to Moseley Village this Easter!

Since November 2021, the wonderful Greek street food vendor, Street Kitchen Brothers, have taken up a monthly residency in the kitchen at The Village in the heart… Read more »

The Pineapple Club Finalist for 4 awards in UK’s most prestigious On-Trade Awards Ceremony!

Having just won 44th Best bar in the UK earlier this year, The Pineapple Club, one of Birminghams favourite venues is a finalist in 4 categories at… Read more »

Gulp down some amazing Italian Food

Mangia! Mangia! literally translates as Eat! Eat! and may sound a little bossy, but you definitely won’t need telling twice. This glorious pop-up is a celebration of the Italian… Read more »

Dig Brew Co celebrates pizza relaunch and export success with fifth anniversary party

Birmingham’s Dig Brew Co brewery is celebrating the re-opening of its pizza kitchen and its first export order from Australia in a top event this week to… Read more »

Birmingham’s third Secret Supper to support people with Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s UK is once again hosting its Secret Supper dining event in the centre of Birmingham on Tuesday 26 April 2022.  Six restaurants will be involved in… Read more »

Mostly Jazz Funk and Soul Festival Friday 8 to Sunday 10 July 2022

Birmingham’s Mostly Jazz Funk and Soul Festival returns this July with another incredible line-up of world-class artists and the hottest new talent. The festival kicks off in style on Friday 8 July 2022 as… Read more »

Treat Your Queen – Mother’s Day at Albert’s Schloss Birmingham

The Bavarian-themed venue is set to team up with elderflower liqueur brand St. Germain for a special Mother’s Day celebration on 27th March Those celebrating Mother’s Day… Read more »

Biggest ever events line-up revealed for Birmingham wine weekend 2022

Birmingham Wine Weekend (BWW) is returning to the city this year brimming with events and unique experiences for wine-lovers. From dinner with a world-renowned Master Sommelier and… Read more »

Crazy Pedro’s late night party bar is coming to The Custard Factory

Crazy Pedro’s late night party bar is coming to The Custard Factory

CRAZY PEDRO’S CHOOSES DIGBETH, BIRMINGHAM The late-night party pizza concept will open its fourth site in a 4-storey venue in the Custard Factory This summer, Crazy Pedro’s… Read more »

Shibuya Underground & Arch 13 Event – 31st March 2022

New Japanese bar to host Birmingham’s first cheese and sake event with local cheese connoisseurs Arch 13! The award winning team behind The Pineapple Club have announced… Read more »

The Punjabi ‘Mixed Grill’/Desi in Birmingham – where to try!

Article by @guidemetogoodfood for Grapevine Birmingham. The Punjabi ‘mixed grill’ has become one of Birmingham’s best loved places to eat for locals and visitors alike. Revitalising often derelict… Read more »

Albert’s Schloss new Haus Breakfast review

Albert’s Schloss opened in Birmingham’s Paradise development last year. With its Bavarian style live music bar, and large array of drinks set across two rooms. The venue… Read more »

Gulp Celebrates IWD 2022

For Starters – Tuesday 8 March, 7.30-10pm For starters is an intimate evening of shared food and arousing conversation hosted by Dr Gemma Commane. Gemma is part of the… Read more »

Fishlock Exhibition Launch Party at Wine Freedom

LAUNCH PARTY WINE FREEDOM COLLABORATES WITH KATIE FISHLOCK TO MARK INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY.  Come and join us in Digbeth next Friday for ‘THE FEMME’ LAUNCH PARTY!From 8pm… Read more »

Dig Brew Co to hold Midlands’ first dark beer festival

Birmingham’s Dig Brew Co brewery is to celebrate its export success and the launch of a new taproom by holding the Midlands’ first-ever dark and sour beer… Read more »

St. Patrick’s celebrations return to Digbeth with a host of events at The Old Crown

St. Patrick’s celebrations return to Digbeth with a host of events at The Old Crown

The Old Crown will be bringing their St. Patrick’s festival #DigbethStPats back to Birmingham this March for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic, forcing the celebrations… Read more »

Breakfast Ist Here! Albert’s Schloss Birmingham to launch their breakfast menu in February

Weekends in Birmingham are getting even better as Albert’s Schloss are opening the Pleasure Palace doors for breakfast service. For those wishing to start their morning (or… Read more »

Birmingham to welcome a new Japanese Cocktail & Sake Bar!

Birmingham to welcome a new Japanese Cocktail & Sake Bar!

Shibuya Underground, Birmingham’s much awaited Japanese cocktail and sake bar, has now opened reservations for from 18th March 2022. Shibuya Underground is set to take you on… Read more »

Wine Freedom to Collaborate with Katie Fishlock for International Women’s day

The natural wine bar will launch 100 limited edition Katie Fishlock bottles under their House Wine brand and is set to host a month-long exhibition Birmingham-based natural… Read more »

Grand Hotel taking over Isaac’s restaurant Feb 14th with traditional Valentine’s Day menu

The hotel will be taking over Isaac’s restaurant on February 14th with a traditional menu designed for a night of romance The Grand Hotel Birmingham is set… Read more »

What’s on at 1000 Trades this February 2022!

Six Nations @ 1000 Trades All of the games on our big screen projector upstairs. Rugger and cask ales for the win – what’s not to like?*… Read more »

The Best Fish And Chips In Birmingham

Fish and chips almost certainly came to the UK via the Jewish immigrant population in London’s East End during the late Victorian period. Since then, the dish… Read more »

Could this be the best value tasting menu in the Midlands? 670 Grams launches 15-course tasting menu!

On Wednesdays and Thursday diners can enjoy the menu for £70 670 Grams have launched a new 15 course tasting menu. Priced at £70 on Wednesday and… Read more »

KIBOU Japanese Kitchen and Bar to open in Solihull

Premium casual dining operator, KIBOU Japanese Kitchen & Bar, furthers its expansion plans with the opening of a fourth site in the metropolitan market town of Solihull… Read more »

Davenports Acquire Popular Jekyll & Hyde

Despite what has been a testing couple of years for the hospitality industry, Davenports Brewery, the historic West Midlands based brewing company established in 1829, has continued… Read more »

2022 is going to be a bit of a mouthful with GULP!

Coming Up… Multi Sensory Whisky Tasting, 21 and 22 January A multi sensory experience for whisky lovers wanting a unique whisky experience. Guests can book onto a 4 course lunchtime… Read more »

Albert’s Schloss launches its In-Haus Bakery in Brum city centre!

Albert’s Schloss launches its In-Haus Bakery in Brum city centre!

FRESH OUT OF THE OVEN: SAY HELLO TO ALBERT’S SCHLOSS BIRMINGHAM’S IN-HAUS BAKERY The Bavarian palace’s team of Master Bakers are set to bring sweet treats to… Read more »

Wine Freedom back open in Digbeth for 2022!

Following a short battery recharge, our Digbeth venue opens again today (Friday 14th Jan). WINE SHOP open from 12pm-5pm. WINE BAR in service Fri 14th Jan from 5pm,… Read more »

Isaac’s Restaurant launches menu of Veganuary specials with twist on American classics

Isaac’s Restaurant launches menu of Veganuary specials with twist on American classics

More people than ever are pledging to join Veganuary, with a whopping 582,000 opting to go plant-based in the UK last year. New York-inspired Isaac’s Restaurant is… Read more »