Believe it or not, Birmingham is the UK fastest growing tourist destination (No really, check it out here). Now, we don't wish to come across as too surprised as we're proud to be from the second city and are more than aware of some of its hidden treasures.
So what really makes Birmingham an exciting place? In our opinion, it's the ever growing culinary experience with fantastic tasting food accompanied with beautiful dining environments. We've put together a few places you should check out during your next flying visit to the city.
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The place to go for Southern Indian style street food in a relaxed rustic interior.
Located just off New Street under the Burlington Hotel, you feel like you've stepped back in time upon entering the bar. This, alongside classic pub food makes this a great stop during a day of retail therapy.
Mughal E Azam Curry house
Fancy a grand dining experience that tickles the taste buds? Mughal E Azam offers this in abundance due to a recent £2 Million renovation.
The Dark Horse in Moseley blends great food with an even better drinks menu to provide a fairly unique pub experience.
This fantastically considered interior has so many beautiful elements and without doubt is one of the most impressive bars in the city centre.
Nosh & Quaff
If you're looking for style, a great atmosphere and some pretty hearty food. Then Nosh & Quaff is for you.
Lost & Found
Set within an old bank, Lost & Found has lots of hidden rooms with quirky decor to explore.
A small intimate setting within the Great Western Arcade, Bistro 1847 offers locally sourced produce and an experimental vegetarian menu.