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: 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: Jewellery Quarter
Cuisine: South American
Opening Date: Spring
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: Bullring
Cuisine: American comfort food
Opening Date: 2020
www.sweetchick.com

After opening its first location in Williamsburg in 2013, Sweet Chick has announced plans to open its second UK branch in the Bullring. Sweet Chick serves modern American comfort food and twists on classic dishes and cocktails. 

Area: Harborne
Specialism: Thai Tapas
Opening Date: Spring
www.gigglingsquid.com

Giggling Squid is a chain of thai restaurants serving simple, rustic, fresh Thai food. It is set to open on Harborne High Street this Spring.

Area: Brindley Place
Specialism: Argentinian
Opening Date: Spring
pulperia.co.uk

A new restaurant from Michelin starred chef Aktar Islam. Based in Brindley Place, Pulperia will serve authentic Argentinian cuisine.

Area: City Centre
Opening Date: Summer
twitter.com/grandbrum

The Grand Hotel Birmingham is set open its doors this summer, following a dramatic restoration that will return the city centre landmark to its former glory.

Area: City Centre
Specialism: Gin
Opening Date: 2020
www.ginandjuice.com

Gin and Juice, a bar serving breakast, brunch and lunch during the day and a selection of gins in the evening, is set to open on the Cathedral Square in 2020.

Area: Brindley Place
Cuisine: International
Opening Date: 2020
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: Bullring
Cuisine: Fish and Seafood
Opening Date: Spring
www.northfood.co.uk

North Fish is a Polish chain of fish and seafood restaurants which operates 47 sites across Poland. They have announced plans to open their first branch in the UK in the Bullring this Spring.

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: Spring
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: Digbeth
Cuisine: Pizza and nibbles
Opening Date: January
www.roxyballroom.co.uk

A new entertainment venue opening in January, Roxy Ballroom will have bowling, pool, beer pong, and shuffleboard alongside pizza and cocktails.

Area: Brindley Place
Cuisine: British
Opening Date: January
craftenglishgarden.co.uk

The team behind Craft Dining Rooms in the ICC are expanding their offering by opening Craft English Garden. It'll be an informal bar area  promising a calm, cool and chic environment that’s welcoming any time of the day or night.

Area: Moseley
Cuisine: Lebanese & Moroccan
Opening Date: December
www.instagram.com/tabulekitchen/

Tabule Kitchen is a new Lebanese and Moroccan restaurant on St Mary's Row in Moseley.

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

A new pan-Asian restaurant now open in The Arcadian.

Area: City Centre
Specialism: Beer!
Opening Date: December
thornbridgebrewery.co.uk

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

Area: Digbeth
Cuisine: Pizza
Opening Date: 29 November
www.deadwaxdigbeth.pub

A new live music and vinyl bar on Adderley Street in Digbeth, where music fans and vinyl lovers are encouraged to choose and play albums and singles from the bar’s large 4000 record collection.

Area: The Mailbox
Cuisine: Indian Street Food
Opening Date: 25 November
www.indicostreetkitchen.com

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

Area: Colmore Row
Specialism: Drinks
Opening Date: 22 November
twitter.com/henmanandcooper

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

Area: Digbeth
Specialism: Board Games
Opening Date: 22 November
www.chanceandcounters.com

Board game cafe Chance & Counters has opened 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: Stirchley
Specialism: Cocktails
Opening Date: Mid-October
couchbar.co.uk

New cocktail bar Couch has opened 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
Specialism: Social Sports
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 has opened a branch of his 'My Restaurant' chain on Temple Row.

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

Stourbridge Brewery, Craddocks, has opened 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 has opened 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 has opened 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, is 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

Now open 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 has opened a second branch in Brindley Place later this summer.

Area: City Centre
Specialism: Drinks
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, is 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 opened a second branch in the unit formerly occupied by Coast on Lower Temple Street.

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

Launching next to Ghetto Golf, Birdies Bar is 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, have brought their Neapolitan pizzas to the city.

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.

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