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 bars and restaurants opening in Birmingham below:

OPENING SOON

Area: Digbeth
Opening Date: 22 November
www.chanceandcounters.com

Board game cafe Chance & Counters is set to open their third branch in the Custard Factory in Digbeth this Autumn.  The cafe offers over 600 games, from new to old school classics with friendly, knowledgeable staff to help you learn them.

Area: The Arcadian
Cuisine: Pan Asian
Opening Date: November
www.instagram.com/rozurestaurant

A new pan-Asian restaurant coming to The Arcadian.

Area: The Mailbox
Cuisine: Indian Street Food
Opening Date: November
www.indicostreetkitchen.com

Popular Solihull Indian street food restaurant is opening a second branch in the unit formerly occupied by Gourmet Burger Kitchen in the Mailbox this Autumn.

Area: Colmore Row
Specialism: Drinks
Opening Date: November
twitter.com/henmanandcooper

A new bar on Colmore Row, boasting three versatile bar areas and a unique city centre rooftop.

Area: Jewellery Quarter
Cuisine: South American
Opening Date: November
www.instagram.com/lamariposabirmingham

La Mariposa is a new Latin-American restaurant in the Jewellery Quarter which will be headed up by Great British Menu chef Kray Treadwell.

Area: Custard Factory
Specialism: Retro Games & Drinks
Opening Date: 2020
nq64.co.uk

A retro gaming bar which is planning on opening its third branch in Digbeth next year.

Area: Brindley Place
Cuisine: International
Opening Date: Autumn
cosyclub.co.uk

Popular bar and restaurant The Cosy Club is following in the footsteps of The Alchemist and Be At One and opening a second site in Brindley Place.  The new bar will be located in the space formerly occupied by The Smoke Haus, above The Slug and Lettuce.

Area: City Centre
Cuisine: Beer!
Opening Date: November
thornbridgebrewery.co.uk

A brand new pub from Thornbridge Brewery which is set to open in the building formerly occupied by Lloyds Bank on Colmore Row.

Area: City Centre
Cuisine: Lebanese
Opening Date: TBC
www.kababji.co.uk

Promising the authentic flavours of Beirut, Kababji is set to open in Grand Central soon. The brand was created in 1993 and has over 30 branches across the Middle East.

Area: Paradise
Cuisine: Indian
Opening Date: TBC
www.dishoom.com

Dishoom pays loving homage to the Irani cafés that were once part of the fabric of life in Bombay.  They have announced plans to take a unit in the Paradise development when it opens later this year.  We can't wait!

Area: Paradise
Cuisine: Wine & European 
Opening Date: TBC
www.vinoteca.co.uk

Vinoteca combines high quality, characterful wine with a selection of paired dishes created from fresh and seasonal produce.  They have also announced plans to open in Paradise when it is completed later this year.

Area: Broad Street
Activity: Hotel
Opening Date: TBC
www.nyx-hotels.com

First launched in spring 2017 with sites in mainland Europe and Israel as well as its UK first in Edinburgh, NYX Hotels have announced plans to open a new site on Berkley Street, just off Broad Street.

NOW OPEN

Area: Stirchley
Opening Date: Mid-October
couchbar.co.uk

New cocktail bar Couch is set to open in up and coming Stirchley this Autumn. The drinks will be inspired by the team's favourite songs and the bar will be run by Tommy Matthews, former bar manager at The Edgbaston.

Area: Digbeth
Opening Date: November
www.thefloodgate.co.uk

A new bar and 'social sports' venue in Digbeth, offering you the chance to try your hand at curling, baseball and table golf in quirky graffiti-filled space.

Area: City Centre
Cuisine: Italian
Opening Date: 31st October
www.ginodacampo.com

Celebrity chef Gino D'Acampo is set to open a branch of his 'My Restaurant' chain on Temple Row.  Spread across two floors, the restaurant will feature a prosecco, deli and ice cream bars, alongside a games room for a spot of ‘posh bowling’

Area: Great Western Arcade
Cuisine: Real Ale
Opening Date: 21st October 
www.craddocksbrewery.com

Stourbridge Brewery, Craddocks, is planning to open a real ale bar in the Great Western Arcade where all profits will be donated to charity.  The Good Intent' will be in keeping with the Victorian feel of the arcade with art deco touches.

Area: Jewellery Quarter
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Opening Date: 17th October 
damascena.co.uk

Popular Middle Eastern cafe Damascena is set to open a fourth venue in the city, this time in the Jewellery Quarter.

Area: City Centre
Opening Date: 16th October
saladbox.co.uk

A new spot for lunch - Salad Box is set to open its second UK branch on Great Charles Street in October.  Customers will be able to select from a menu of delicious classics or customise their own meal, with a wide range of vegetarian and gluten/vegan-friendly options to choose from.

Area: Jewellery Quarter
Opening Date: 30 September
www.selina.com/uk/birmingham

Nestled in the heart of Birmingham’s trendy Jewellery Quarter, Selina Birmingham is an elegantly designed boutique hotel, offering a range of accommodation options, a laid-back Latin themed restaurant and a bright and airy wellness studio.

Area: Moseley
Opening Date: September
twitter.com/Chakana_moseley

Chakana, located on historic Alcester Street in Moseley, will be a 60-cover restaurant from Michelin-starred chef Roberto Ortiz. The menu takes in classic Peruvian dishes with a Michelin-starred twist partnered with an extensive wine, cocktail and spirits list, specialising in the traditional Peruvian brandy, Pisco.

Area: Edgbaston
Cuisine: Lollys and coffee
Opening Date: September
 www.la-pop.co.uk

LA POP is now open on Islington Row, serving fully customisable gelato lollies and great coffee.

Area: Digbeth
Cuisine: Pancakes
Opening Date: TBC
www.stickiefingers.co.uk

Opening soon in the Custard Factory, Stickie Fingers will serve American-style pancakes, smoothies, waffle pops and milkshakes.

Area: Brindley Place
Cuisine: Cocktails
Opening Date: Friday 23rd August
thealchemist.uk.com

Bringing more 'molecular mixology' to the city, popular cocktail bar The Alchemist is set to open a second branch in Brindley Place later this summer.

Area: City Centre
Opening Date: 23rd August
twitter.com/theatrixbrum

The first of two new bars on Colmore Row from the team behind Snobs.  Theatrix, located on the site formerly occupied by Jailbird, will be a relaxed entertainment venue for professionals working in the area.

Area: City Centre
Cuisine: Coffee
Opening Date: 20th August
200degs.com

Popular coffee shop 200 degrees has submitted plans to open a second branch in the unit formerly occupied by Coast.

Area: Digbeth
Cuisine: Cocktails & Street Food
Opening Date: Friday 9th August
www.ghettogolf.co.uk/birmingham/birdies

Launching next to Ghetto Golf, Birdies Bar will be a beach-themed bar, complete with palm trees and picnic tables. You'll get to enjoy great cocktails, ranging from tiki drinks to buckets and munch on food from a selection of street food vendors.

Area: City Centre
Cuisine: Pizza
Opening Date: 22nd July
www.rudyspizza.co.uk

Popular Manchester pizzeria, Rudy's Pizza, will be bringing their Neapolitan pizzas to the city centre very soon.

Area: City Centre
Activity: Social darts
Opening Date: 19th July
flightclubdarts.com

Flight Club is opening on Temple Street this Spring.  Offering 'social darts', bespoke cocktails and sharing plates, it sounds like a great venue for a team event.

Area: Stirchley
Cuisine: Vietnamese
Opening Date: 15th July
twitter.com/eatvietnam

After running many successful pop-ups across the city, Eat Vietnam have announced that they are set to open a permanent base in Stirchley this summer.

Area: The ICC
Cuisine: Modern British
Opening Date: 15th July
craftdiningrooms.co.uk

Craft is a 150-cover modern British restaurant, with two private dining rooms, where the menu will shine a light on the best in meat, veg, cheese and wine from across the UK.

Area: Digbeth
Activity: Ping Pong
Opening Date: 12th July
drop-shot.co.uk

Based on Heath Mill Lane, Dropshot will offer olympic grade table tennis tables, fun activities, cocktails, craft beers and top quality wood-fired pizza.

Area: City Centre
Cuisine: Plant-based
Opening Date: 9th July
www.instagram.com/land_restaurant

Opening on the site of 1847, Land will bring casual dining to the Great Western Arcade.

Area: Moseley
Cuisine: Pizza
Opening Date: 11th July
www.peacer.co.uk

A new restaurant in Moseley serving New York-style pizza slices for just £3.50.

Area: City Centre
Cuisine: Mexican
Opening Date: 4th July
chilango.co.uk

Voted No.1 Mexican Restaurant in London by Zagat, Chilango is set to bring its authentic Mexican Cuisine to the corner of Bennetts Hill and Colmore Row soon.

Area: Grand Central
Cuisine: Chicken
Opening Date: 25th June
www.slimchickens.co.uk

Replacing Ed's Diner in Grand Central, Slim Chickens is an American chain with over 80 branches in the US.  Serving fresh chicken tenders and wings cooked to order, it is aiming to bring the full Southern US style hospitality experience to Birmingham.

Area: Moseley
Cuisine: Japanese
Opening Date: June
www.facebook.com/eatatkatsukitchen

A Japanese restaurant opening in Moseley specialising in Katsu dishes.

Area: Bennetts Hill
Cuisine: Pizza
Opening Date: 6th June
www.francomanca.co.uk

Franco Manca is a sourdough Neapolitan pizza restaurant operating over 40 pizzerias in the UK and Italy.  They have submitted plans to open their first Birmingham branch on Bennetts Hill.

Area: The Mailbox
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Opening Date: 1st June
noelsbar.co.uk

Mediterranean restaurant Noel's is set to open close to the cube in June. The restaurant will combine traditional recipes inspired by the rich flavours of the Med, with chic and exotic cocktails.

Area: Kings Heath
Cuisine: Pizza
Opening Date: Summer
www.instagram.com/polikingsheath

Poli, from the team behind Grace & James, will serve wood-fired pizza, good wine and craft beer.

Area: Solihull
Cuisine: Indian Street Food
Opening Date: 27 May 2019
www.indianbrewery.com

A popular craft bar and Indian street food venue, Indian Brewery has opened a second venue on Station Road.

Area: Grand Central
Cuisine: Pizza, Wraps & Paninis
Opening Date: 20 May
www.kittycafe.co.uk

Birmingham's first cat cafe is set to open in Grand Central in May.  Serving pizza, wraps and paninis (from a sealed kitchen!), there will be up to 30 cats who can roam freely in a bespoke cat playground.

Area: City Centre
Cuisine: Hawaiian
Opening Date: 20 May
kuulapoke.co.uk

A new concept for Birmingham - Kuula Poke is set to bring Hawaiian cuisine to Colmore Row.

Area: Sutton Coldfield 
Cuisine: International
Opening Date: 18th April
thebracebridge.com

A stylish restaurant overlooking Bracebridge Pool in Sutton Park. Formerly known as The Boathouse, it has been refurbished and reopened by brothers Scott and Steven Lewis who trained under Michel Roux Jr.

Area: Arena Birmingham
Cuisine: Italian
Opening Date: April
bottegabirmingham.co.uk

A new 142 seat restaurant with an outdoor seating area looking over the canal where you can enjoy a glass of prosecco from the Bottega selection paired with "Cicchetti", typical appetizers of the Venetian "bacaro", or accompanied with simple dishes, made with the genuine ingredients of Mediterranean cuisine. 

Area: Jewellery Quarter
Cuisine: American
Opening Date: 10th April
www.180club.co.uk

180 Club is Birmingham’s newest Underground darts bar serving up New York-style food and sharer cocktails. 180 Club can be hired exclusively with food and drinks packages available.

Area: Digbeth
Cuisine: East African
Opening Date: 1st April
www.karibucoffeehouse.co.uk

Karibu is an independent coffee house in Digbeth with an East African theme.  The owners hail from Tanzania and serve authentic East African delicacies as well as great coffee.

Area: City Centre
Cuisine: German
Opening Date: 1st April
www.hermanzegerman.com

Herman Ze German is set to open its first site outside London in Grand Central and will serve bratwurst, pork and chicken schnitzel as well as a range of German beers.

Area: City Centre
Cuisine: Seafood
Opening Date: 1st April
www.the-oyster-club.co.uk

A new venture on Temple Street from Michelin starred chef Adam Stokes.  The Oyster Club will focus on oysters, champagne and seafood and will open in early 2019.

Area: Stirchley
Cuisine: Turkish 
Opening Date: Spring
twitter.com/corkncage

Neighbourhood bar and eatery coming soon to Stirchley. Specialising in lambic, sour and wild beer, they will also offer authentic Turkish meze and small plates all day.

Area: Solihull
Cuisine: Indian
Opening Date: 27th March
ashasbirmingham.co.uk

Upmarket award-winning Indian restaurant Asha's is set to open a second branch in the Touchwood Centre in Solihull this Spring.

Area: City Centre
Cuisine: Bagels
Opening Date: 25th March
steamhousebagels.co.uk

Steamhouse Bagels will be opening a second branch on Temple Row next month, serving freshly baked and filled bagels plus great coffee.

Area: Solihull
Cuisine: Jamaican
Opening Date: 11th March
www.jamaya.co.uk

Jamaya will be bringing Jerk Chicken and Jamaican cuisine to Touchwood in Solihull when it opens this spring.

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