Barely a week seems to go by without a new place to eat or drink opening in Birmingham.

Keep up to date with the latest bar and restaurant openings in Birmingham below:




A new project from Aktar Islam on Summer Row.  The 70 seater restaurant will serve 'progressive Indian cuisine' and is set to open in May.

48 Summer Row, Birmingham, B3 1JJ

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Holy Moly Macaroni

Holy Moly Macaroni strives to 'bring back proper mac and cheese' to the UK all the way from the States, by opening its first permanent restaurant in Grand Central. Opening in June 2018, you may have already seen Holy Moly at Digbeth Dining Club!

Unit 32, Grand Central, Birmingham, B2 4XJ


The Rebel

The Rebel will be opening on Pitsford Street in the Jewellery Quarter on 2nd June.  Serving rotisserie chicken, sides and drinks, it will also have a large beer garden, perfect for summer evenings!


Baked in Brick

Street food legends and winners of the Best of Best of the Best at the British Street Food Awards are opening a permanent home in the Custard Factory in the Spring.

Gibb Street, Birmingham, B9 4AA

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The Head of Steam

A new craft beer pub opening on Temple Street from Camerons Brewery.  The bar will host a 30-strong revolving line up of beers, ales and ciders, along with a selection of premium wines, spirits and the odd cocktail.

43 Temple Street, Birmingham, B2 5LS


Pint Shop

An independent pub company with venues in Cambridge and Oxford who are planning their first venture into the Midlands.  Pint Shop will have a bar area for drinks and snacks plus a separate dining area serving British dishes.

Bennetts Hill, Birmingham, B3 2AA



Tattu is a stylish Chinese restaurant which already has branches in Leeds and Manchester.  It has announced plans to open in the basement of the newly refurbished Grand Hotel by the end of 2018.

Colmore Row, Birmingham, B3 2NT




Jailbird is opening in the place of Nosh & Quaff and will have a stylish New York feel.  The restaurant upstairs will serve great steaks, brilliant seafood and plenty of other classy dishes, including vegetarian offerings.  Downstairs, there will be a bar, perfect for post-work drinks!

Colmore Row, Birmingham

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Arch 12 at Connolly's

Arch 13 is a new wine bar at Connolly’s Wine Merchants.  Arch 13 offers an ever-evolving wine list which launches with a 23-strong selection, a cocktail menu that takes in six classic mixes, and six specials, and a menu devoted to Madeira wines showcasing vintage bottles dating from 1968.

220 Livery Street, Birmingham B3 1EU



Now open in the former Edmunds Bistro de Luxe site in Brindley Place, Maribel serves  “French-influenced modern British cuisine” two, four, six and eight course tasting menus from renowned chef Richard Turner.

6 Brindley Place, Birmingham, B1 2JB

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Dirty Martini

Now open in the former Viva Brazil site on Bennetts Hill, Dirty Martini offers a bespoke range of Martinis and signature cocktails in glamorous surroundings.

7 Bennetts Hill, Birmingham, B2 5ST



The new bar from the team behind (and next door to) burger restaurant Original Patty Men.  Kilder has 15 craft beers on tap plus natural wine and a great selection of cheese and cured meats.

5 Shaws Passage, Birmingham, B5 5JG

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The Ivy

Opening on Temple Row in the place of Louis Vuitton on 11 April, The Ivy will serve British classics from dawn until dusk, including breakfast, elevenses, weekend brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, light snacks, dinner and cocktails.

67-71 Temple Row, Birmingham, B2 5LS


Revolucion de Cuba

An authentic Cuban cocktail bar and restaurant, serving Latin-inspired food and tapas, with classic and newly crafted cocktails.  Opening on Temple Street on 29 March.

8 Temple Street, Birmingham, B2 5BN


Comptoir Libanais

Opening in Grand Central on 26 March, Comptoir Libanais is a Lebanese and Middle Eastern restaurant which will serve breakfasts, lunch and dinner.  It will also have a souk style market selling beautiful handmade Moroccan bags, unique homeware and authentic Middle Eastern ingredients.

Grand Central, Birmingham, B2 4BW



Dive bar, fried chicken and craft beer joint which opened on 9th March on John Bright Street.

John Bright Street, Birmingham


Rola Wala

Rola Wala opened their fourth restaurant in Selfridges in the Bullring in February.  Bringing a new take on Indian street food, they will be serving naan rolls and grain bowls with fillings such as sweet potato saagwala, Nagaland lamb or chicken tikka.

Selfridges, Bullring, B5 4BP


The Vanguard

A new bar above 1000 Trades in the Jewellery Quarter serving cocktails and mead.  Open from Tuesday until Saturday, booking a table is very much recommended.

16 Frederick Street, Birmingham, B1 3HE


The Birmingham Whisky Club

The Birmingham Whisky Club is a unique, specialist Whisky Bar & Tasting room set in the old cafe in the Museum of the Jewellery Quarter. 

75 - 80 Vyse Street, Birmingham, B18 6HA


Lucky Duck

An independent Noodle Shop serving Asian-style broths and bao buns opening on St Paul's Square.

21 Caroline Street, Birmingham, B3 1UE


Loki Edgbaston

A second venue for award-winning Loki Wines.   The new store features four of their popular Enomatic wine machines, a deli and craft beer on tap.

10 Greenfield Crescent, Edgbaston, B15 3AU


The High Field Studio

Located just next door to The High Field, The High Field Studio is a unique venue can accommodate up to 80 guests for a standing buffet and drinks party or 65 guests seated for an informal lunch or dinner. With a fully stocked private bar and floor to ceiling windows, The Studio offers an open, versatile space flexible for any occasion. 

The Studio, 21 Highfield Road, Edgbaston, B15 3DP


Sabai Sabai

The popular Thai restaurant Sabai Sabai, which already has branches in Harborne and Moseley, has now opened a branch on Waterloo Street.

7 Waterloo Street, Birmingham, B2 5PG



An Indian street food restaurant from celebrity youtube vlogger and food writer Nisha Katona, now open in the food area of Grand Central.

Grand Central, Unit 30, Birmingham, B2 4BW



San Carlo Group have opened a second branch of the ever popular Fumo on the 4th floor balcony of Selfridges

4th Floor Balcony, Selfridges, Bullring Stairway, Birmingham B5 4B



Compact and bijou Spanish cafe in the business district serving tapas ​dishes plus wine, beer and cocktails

121 Edmund Street, Birmingham, B3 2HJ


Laghi's Deli

A family run deli and cafe serving authentic Italian food and coffee.  Try the doughnuts!

22-24 Islington Row, Birmingham, B15 1LD

0121 455 0660


The Meat Shack

Another street food success, burger specialists The Meat Shack now have a permanent home close to the Hippodrome.  

17 Thorp Street, Birmingham, B5 4AT


The Indian Streatery

A new restaurant from street food specialists The Indian Rasoi.  Serving street food style lunches and a full menu in the evenings.

21a Bennetts Hill, Birmingham, B2 5QP​


The Canal House

The former James Brindley Pub has been reborn as The Canal House. Serving pub food, cocktails & ales, it also has an amazing terrace for sunny days.

12 Bridge Street, Birmingham, B1 2JR


Haig Bar

A stunning new skyline whisky and cocktail bar on the 25th floor of The Cube, The Haig Club Bar seats just 36, making it perfect for an intimate event.

The Cube, 200 Wharfside St, Birmingham, B1 1PR


No.8 Waterloo Street Apartments

31 luxurious one and two bedroom serviced apartments in an iconic art deco building on Waterloo Street.

8 Waterloo Street, Birmingham, B2 5PG