Review

Fine dining Indian style @ Lasan 

There’s a handful of restaurants in Birmingham that need little introduction, and Lasan most certainly falls into that category.  Launched in 2002 by Jabbar Khan, the Indian restaurant - part of the Lasan Group that includes Fiesta del Asado, Nosh & Quaff and Raja Monkey Cafe - has recently undergone a £500,000 refurbishment. With the… Continue reading Fine dining Indian style @ Lasan 

Review

Italian dining @ Cucina Rustica

Leafy and picturesque, St Paul’s Square is slowly but surely becoming one of my favourite spots in the city. Nestled below the bustling streets of the Jewellery Quarter, this small but vibrant part of Birmingham becomes a hive of activity come the weekend; largely thanks to the array of independent bars and restaurants scattered around… Continue reading Italian dining @ Cucina Rustica

Events, Review

A laid back Indian dining experience @ Tamatanga  

If like me you've been walking past the colourful boards hiding Tamatanga for the last month (and been dying to get inside) this week I was lucky enough to get a sneak peek.  The latest 'Indian streetfood' style restaurant to pop up in Birmingham city centre, Tamatanga is the new sibling of the award-winning restaurant… Continue reading A laid back Indian dining experience @ Tamatanga  

Ramblings

The Lenchford Inn, Worcester

A quick post today regarding a recent visit I had to The Lenchford Inn. Technically this place isn't in Birmingham (there's nothing technical about it; it's in Worcestershire) but it's a lovely riverside setting for dinner, so I thought I'd pop a bit of information on here in case it's of interest/use to anyone.  The… Continue reading The Lenchford Inn, Worcester

Ramblings

Kanteen opens in the Custard Factory

Attention lovers of brunch: there is a new cafe in Digbeth offering healthy but delicious food! Set in the Custard Factory, Kanteen is a new start up and it's bloody brilliant. It launched officially yesterday (22nd Sept) and I popped along on the opening day to check out what was on offer. And I'll say… Continue reading Kanteen opens in the Custard Factory

Review

A Middle Eastern feast @ Damascena, Temple Row

If you ask any foodie in Birmingham where to go for epic Middle Eastern grub, the chances are the name Damascena might crop up. And when I say might I mean absolutely will. Having very much enjoyed my visit to the flagship cafe in Moseley Village earlier this year, I had high expectations of the… Continue reading A Middle Eastern feast @ Damascena, Temple Row

Events

Edinburgh Gin dinner @ Moor Hall Hotel & Spa

To say I had a lovely evening on Friday would be an understatement and a half, I can tell you. Having received an invitation to attend an Edinburgh Gin event (you can read all about the last one here) at Moor Hall Hotel & Spa, I had a feeling I might be in for a… Continue reading Edinburgh Gin dinner @ Moor Hall Hotel & Spa

Review

Summer menu tasting @ Cosy Club

July saw the launch of a summer menu at Cosy Club so I went along to sample some of the new dishes available alongside a few cocktails. For those unfamiliar with this bar come restaurant, it's an eclectic mix of plush furnishing, peculiar paintings, and over the top decor. It manages to feel like a vintage boutique-esq… Continue reading Summer menu tasting @ Cosy Club

Events, Review

Second birthday celebrations @ Umami

There were 2 main reasons why I was excited to be invited to celebrate the birthday of Umami Indian Kitchen recently. Firstly because I have heard great things about this restaurant, and secondly because I love Indian food. Like, I really do love it. So when I arrived at the Harborne restaurant one sunny evening… Continue reading Second birthday celebrations @ Umami