Lunch bargains @ Wildwood 


restaurants, Review

I was quite delighted when I discovered the Wildwood £10 lunch offer, I can’t deny it. Wildwood Birmingham is found on New Street opposite Byron. I saw a promo board outside with an offfer for a lunch bargain; two courses plus a drink for a tenner. Venue Wildwood itself is a beautiful restaurant that feels modern, clean […]

February 13, 2018

Getting messy @ Nosh and Quaff 


restaurants, Review

Adjacent to Victoria Square at the far end of Colmore Row, Nosh and Quaff has made quite a name for itself since its opening in 2015. Serving up comfort food with the volume turned up, Nosh and Quaff is an independent eatery inviting guests to get dirty with their dishes in a stylish setting. Part […]

July 26, 2017

The Gin Lab @ Jekyll and Hyde


Bars & Pubs, Events, Pop ups

With Birmingham Cocktail Weekend** on the horizon, an invitation popped up in my inbox recently that got me rather excited: did I want to come to an event at Jekyl and Hyde to meet the Edinburgh Gin team and create my own gin? Errr, damn right I did! As anyone who follows my ramblings will […]

July 24, 2017

Vietnamese street food @ Pho Birmingham


restaurants, Review

I’ve written before about my love affair with Pho Birmingham – check it out – located in the food court area of Grand Central. Once you get over the fact that there’s always a queue (and in winter it’s ruddy freezing) it’s a great spot for a steaming bowl of noodle soup or one of the other Vietnamese inspired […]

July 22, 2017

Boston Tea Party opens a new cafe in Edgbaston 


Cafes, Events, Review

A new cafe has opened in Edgbaston as part of the popular Boston Tea Party chain; the 20th UK opening for the group. If you’re unfamiliar with BTP, the chain is famed for hearty brunches and a relaxed, cool environment. You’ll always find people having laid back meetings or tapping away at laptops with a […]

July 20, 2017

Whisky in the sky @ the Haig Club Bar launch


Bars & Pubs, Events

A few weeks ago I was delighted to see an invitation pop up in my inbox to check out the latest swish bar to open up in Brum hotspot The Cube, Haig Club Bar. Elevated some 25 floors above the ground, this exclusive whisky bar promised bad-ass views of the city and some seriously strong drinks.. […]

July 15, 2017

Oodles of noodles @ Chop and Wok


Delis & Takeaway, Review

Free food at Chop and Wok to brighten a bad day! What with failing my driving test last week, it was nice to get some good news via Twitter. This good news involved eating, and better still meant free food. Do you know what’s better than free food? Absolute bugger all, that’s what. After a pretty […]

July 9, 2017

Photos from Colmore Row Food Festival


Events, Pop ups

This weekend saw the welcome return of Colmore Row Food Festival; celebrating and showcasing the best restaurants, bars, cafes and bistros this fab part of Brum has to offer. The two-day event – which annually takes over Victoria Square – took place over the 30th June and 1st July, and featured stalls from some of the most popular […]

July 3, 2017