Situated at the retail heart of the business district, the Great Western Arcade is renowned for offering great diversity in choice and a ‘niche’ retailer experience.
Elegant and unique in the city, the Victorian charm is evident as you walk through the covered street, the Great Western Arcade is a favourite destination for those seeking a slightly more independent and quality feel in their wares, from food to fashion.
Loki Wine offers a unique selection of wines and spirits, with knowledgeable staff, an upstairs lounge and a wine store and bar downstairs.
Whisky lovers will find it impossible to walk past the Whisky Shop with tasting classes and hard to find whiskies. If whisky and wine is not to your taste then why not try a superb expresso or loose leaf tea at Yorks expresso bar and finish with a massage and facial At One Day Spa!
The Bread Collection ships in fresh produce from its Knowle Bakery to this small boutique regularly, offering customers a wide selection of delicious pastries, speciality breads and authentic French recipe breads. Anderson and Hill are an independent fine food store which stocks a wide variety of specialist fine foods such as cheese, charcuterie, sandwiches, wine and a host of jars and canned foods.
There’s an olde fashioned sweet shop, and Chouchoute Chocolaterie is one of the oldest businesses here with an enviable reputation as Birmingham’s luxury, independent chocolate store. For fine dining try Sushi Passion, one of the best authentic sushi bars in the Midlands, and the delicious vegetarian delights of 1847 Birmingham are a tempting offer even for meat eaters.
The Great Western Arcade is not just about food and drink though, Hair & Beauty salons exist next to fashion boutiques such as Daniel Footwear, Jaeger, Liquor Store clothing, and Projeckt21 fashion outlets. Make this a destination when you’re in the city, you will not be disappointed!