Weekday brunch @ Primivito, Barwick Street


Bars & Pubs, Review

A few weeks ago I visited the newly revamped Primivito to check out the recently launched brunch menu. Found just yards from Hotel du Vin and Snow Hill Station, this long serving bar come casual bistro is a popular weekday hangout for the banking district. I’m used to seeing the after work crowd spilling out […]

June 4, 2018

Coffee and breakfast @ Quarter Horse Coffee, Southside


Cafes, Review

I’d been meaning to revisit Quarter Horse Coffee for a while, having repeatedly come across its roasts at various cafes across Brum, including Kanteen. The cafe itself, located on Bristol Street, is a light and airy space with wooden furniture and white washed walls. Decoration is kept to a minimum but the place feels inviting […]

May 6, 2018

Cafe 1368 opens next door to The Old Crown, Digbeth


Cafes, Ramblings

This week Cafe 1368 officially opened in Digbeth, as a revamped version of the cafe that was previously sat next door to The Old Crown. Offering up breakfast, brunch, lunch and all the other meals that occur before mid afternoon, this new incarnation of the cafe space is a lovely new addition to the Digbeth […]

April 27, 2018

Smart weekend brunch @ Gusto, Colmore Row


restaurants, Review

I’ve had mixed experiences dining at Gusto, I have to admit. Thankfully my visit last month for brunch was a really positive affair and has reaffirmed my fondness for the place. Having launched a weekend brunch menu, the popular Colmore Row restaurant is having a busy few months. As well as Birmingham Wine Weekend in […]

April 21, 2018

Afternoon tea @ Malmaison, Mailbox


Hotels, restaurants, Review

I first tried the afternoon tea available at Malmaison at a social media meet up back in March. I liked it so much I booked a return visit for a friend’s birthday, adding the fizz option to make it a bit more special for her. I’ve talked at length before about how much I enjoy […]

April 20, 2018

Brunch and lunch @ Wayland’s Yard, Bull Street


Cafes, Review

It’s gained quite a reputation in Worcester, so it makes me happy that the second Wayland’s Yard to open up is in sunny Birmingham. Promising ‘proper coffee and proper food’, Wayland’s Yard can be found on Bull Street, just off Colmore Row. Its focus is brunch and lunch making it a daytime destination, ideal for […]

March 10, 2018

Bottomless brunch @ Lost and Found


Bars & Pubs, Review

I’ve always had a soft spot for Lost and Found and this new-look version is top banana. Lost and Found on Bennetts Hill officially reopens Friday March 2nd, but last week some friends and I checked out the newly renovated bar to try the updated bottomless brunch. It’s a hard life.. no really it is, […]

March 1, 2018