Casual Dining, Food

Dishoom, Birmingham

Dishoom Wrestler Naan

Is there anyone left in Birmingham who hasn’t been to try out the new Dishoom yet? Part of the new Paradise development, Dishoom was one of the names people were most excited about coming to the city. Dishoom is inspired by the old Irani cafes and the food of Bombay. The Birmingham branch, the eighth …

Bars and Pubs, Food

Coming Soon: The Pineapple Club

The Pineapple Club

A brand new venue is coming to Birmingham. The award-winning team who brought you The Vanguard are bringing you a new concept, in a location yet to be revealed in the city centre. The two-floor venue will offer a bar, restaurant, and retail space. Upstairs will be home to an 80 seat, art-deco bar and …

Days Out, Travel

Warner Brother’s Studio Tour, London

Warner Brothers Studio Tour -Hogwarts

One of our wedding presents was a trip to the Warner Brother’s Studio Tour: The Making of Harry Potter, which made this nerd very happy indeed. The studios are based at Leavesden in Watford and give a behind the scenes glimpse into how the Harry Potter movies were made. The tour takes about three hours …

Bars and Pubs, Cafes, Food

Chance & Counters, Digbeth

The Custard Factory has had more openings lately than my purse on payday, and there are some absolute gems tucked away there now after far too long being half empty. One of these new openings is board game cafe, Chance & Counters. You’ll find the cafe tucked away in the courtyard of The Custard Factory. …

Fine Dining, Food

Maribel, Brindley Place

Maribel Birmingham

Maribel in Brindley Place has had a little shake up since the departure of their original head chef. The new chef, Harvey Perttola is one of the youngest chefs running a kitchen in the city, and he’s added a more accessible lunch and early evening menu to Maribel. As well as the standard tasting menu, …