It’s the weekend again and time to let your hair down/drink away your woes. Nothing says ‘living the adulting dream’ quite like taking yourself off to get mildly (totally) hammered with friends on a Saturday or Sunday, and thankfully there’s a host of places across Birmingham city centre now offering bottomless brunch.
Unsurprisingly I’ve been to many; some are fabulous and some are such a shambles that you may as well just set £20 on fire and down a bottle of turps. With the aim of helping you avoid my mistakes (I’d go into them but we’d be here all day) I’ve put together a quick list of places offering, in my experience at least, a decent bottomless brunch in Birmingham city centre.
Note: these are just places that offer two hour bottomless boozy brunch deals. I am more than aware there are many pubs that sell alcohol and food at the same time.. before the fun police start coming for me.
Gaucho, Colmore Row
Gaucho is probably my favourite, largely because it involves steak and fried cheese, but also because you have flexibility on drinks. As well as fizz there’s beer, cocktails and juices, plus the food is divine, the service is faultless and it’s in a lush setting. It is, however, also £45 so bring your credit card. Available on Saturdays only and you need to book.
Lost and Found, Bennetts Hill
Here you select a small dish and a main dish (all priced differently) then add £15 for bottomless Mimosas, Bellinis or Prosecco. The Turkish eggs starter is lovely, and there’s even pasta for mains if you’re so inclined. It’s currently closed for a refurb but will be back up and running with a new look at the start of March. Likely to cost you around the £28 mark and must be booked in advance.
I have prattled on about the (absolute joy that is the) Malmaison Sunday Brunch before but you can now add unlimited fizz for £15. For just £20 (£35 inc Prosecco) you can have 3 courses including roast dinners, plus a visit to the all important chef’s table to start. I can’t recommend this feast of a lunch any higher!
Distillery, Sheepcote Street
This isn’t a cheap option per say considering it’s in a pub, but it’s a good choice if you’ve got a big appetite and are more into lunch than breakfast; options include chicken wings and shawarma. Choose either two courses for £30 or three for £35 with unlimited Bellinis or Prosecco. Runs Saturday and Sunday.
Urban Cafe, Church Street
For just £22.50 a visit to Urban Cafe will get you a brunch dish and unlimited Bloody Marys or Bucks Fizz every Saturday and Sunday. The menu is heavily geared around breakfast, with excellent meaty and vegan brekkies as well as pancakes. And avocado.. so much avocado.
All Bar One, Brindleyplace
Ok. so no one is going to win any cool points with this one but at £24.99 the bottomless brunch at All Bar One is one of the cheapest out there. Available every Sunday, brunch dishes include eggs benedict plus your choice of Prosecco, Mimosa or Bloody Marys.
Gas Street Social, Mailbox
You can get unlimited Mimosas or Bellinis added to your brunch for £18 at Gas Street Social. Selected dishes available with this offer include breakfasts and burgers. Heads up: the service can sometimes be slow when the place is busy.
I’ve not tried the following but have heard good things: Cau (£25); Bar Opus (£25); Button Factory (£30); Harvey Nichols (£50).
Disclosure: Words etc are mine. I do not have any affiliation to the brands/companies mentioned. As always, I’m just trying to be helpful and honest