Restaurants

Top Choice British in Birmingham

Simpsons

It's worth the 2.5-mile journey southwest of the centre to this gorgeous Georgian mansion in leafy Edgbaston for sensational Michelin-starred menus (kids and vegetarians catered for) in its contemporary dining rooms…
Indian in Birmingham

Praza

The runaway success of Indian restaurant-cocktail bar Pushkar led the owners to open this sister restaurant in Edgbaston, serving its own signature dishes and cocktails. The monumental Grade II–listed Georgian mansi…
Gastropub in Birmingham

Purecraft Bar & Kitchen

Fabulous dishes created in the open kitchen of this craft-beer-lover's paradise come with suggested beer pairings. The menu changes monthly but might include Lawless Lager–battered fish and chips (with Veltins Pilsn…
Indian in Birmingham

Pushkar

Classy north Indian and Punjabi cuisine takes centre stage in this glass-fronted, white tableclothed, gold-trimmed dining room. The elegant presentation extends to boxed menus and serviette-wrapped naan bread as wel…
British in Birmingham

Adam's

Michelin-starred Adam's wows with intricately prepared and presented flavour combinations, such as lamb sweetbreads with goats curd, mint and radish, monkfish with wild mussels, champagne and caviar, and pear, toast…
Vegetarian in Birmingham

1847

Occupying two levels in a gorgeous, heritage-listed Victorian shopping arcade, this chic spot proves that vegetarian and vegan food can be cutting-edge, from starters such as goats cheese bonbons with kohlrabi, chil…
Gastropub in Birmingham

Bureau

While this gleaming marble ex-office building dating from 1902 serves stupendous cocktails (like hickory-smoked Bloody Marys), it's above all worth visiting for its food. Winning deli-style dishes include a duck Sco…
American in Birmingham

Nosh & Quaff

North American fare at this cavernous venue spans gourmet burgers, hot dogs and slow-cooked, hickory-glazed ribs, plus sides such as charred corn on the cob and sweet-potato wedges with sour cream, but the star is t…
Grill in Birmingham

Buffalo & Rye

Aromatic Buffalo & Rye specialises in smoky slow-cooked ribs, jerk-marinated poussin and Cajun-spiced buffalo wings. Beneath upturned glass jars, cocktails such as its Moonshine Margarita with peach moonshine, p…
North Indian in Birmingham

Maharaja

Impeccable service sets this intimate, white-tableclothed north Indian restaurant apart from its neighbours, as does the superior food. Creative starters, a variety of naan breads and a dish of the day keep the menu…