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Top bar recommendations from locals

Shopping Centre
“Fantastic location for a selection of restaurants, bars, Cinema and Casino. There is a selection of shops too. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“Independent Art Deco cinema, with comfortable seating, good food and live events.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Stunning views in open setting on top of iconic John Rocha designed "Cube" building in Birmingham, a must go-to for drinks food, hanging out”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Great food and drinks with a view of the river. Walks around the back of the Saxon mill as well with stunning countryside views”
  • 11 locals recommend
Café
“A fabulous cafe in the day and the most intimate acoustic music venue by night! I cannot recommend this place highly enough. However, you'll need to drive there as it is the other side of the city centre. Check out their website to see who's on. Tickets are very reasonable - usually about 12 pounds - and they have some fantastic acts. kitchengardencafe.co.uk THE KITCHEN GARDEN CAFE IS A TRANQUIL OASIS IN THE HEART OF KINGS HEATH By day our Cafe serves delicious home-cooked food, Fairly Traded coffee & tea and homemade cakes & pastries. All with a nod to local and ethical sourcing. We cater for Vegetarians, Vegans and dietary issues, just ask if you need anything not catered for on our menus. We also have a Delicatessan serving our own home-cooked food daily. EVENTS On Sunday to Thursday evenings we host the best acoustic music in the City, specialising in Folk, Roots and Americana. Check out the events page for our programme. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Pub
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“Massive old Birmingham classic, old man pub collides with Friday night hedonists. Massive covered beer garden at the back to explore with cocktail bar, wine bar and often some street food.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
“Our local! It's in the village and we spend a fair amount of time in here. Food is excellent, good range of beers! Theres always something going on a bit out of the ordinary. In the summer there's a massive garden.”
  • 20 locals recommend
Pub
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“Friendly, trendy environment with great refillable coffee, board games, and lots of different types of spaces to chose from.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
“Popular bar and music venue which has 2 venues upstairs with top DJs and bands - check out programme . It’s in KIngs Heath - 35 bus or cheap Uber taxi local.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Live music, good food, nice staff a very friendly bar, dogs are allowed, locals favourite”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great independent ‘olde worlde’ restaurant, serves modern British and European menu, including pre-theatre menu.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
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“Live music most night ( mainly free) good cocktails ( you can eat here too) upstairs house band and dancing after 9pm”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fumo was launched in June 2012 and is part of the award-winning San Carlo Group which operates outstandingly successful, modern Italian restaurants throughout the UK. They include venues in Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool and the legendary Signor Sassi opposite Harrods in London's fashionable Knightsbridge Green - now in its 28th year. San Carlo also has a portfolio of stunning Signor Sassi restaurants in capital cities across the world which currently include Kuwait, Beirut and Bangkok. The independent, family-owned business was founded in Birmingham in 1984 by Carlo Distefano and is recognised for its superb freshly prepared regional food, impeccable service and a lively, friendly atmosphere. Each week the best quality ingredients are bought from the markets in Milan to ensure Carlo's high standards, passion and insistence to "never compromise on quality" are maintained. San Carlo Group restaurants epitomise all that is best in genuine Italian hospitality. Traditionally Italian. Fumo Birmingham is the latest concept in a chic cocktail bar, restaurant and late lounge from the award-winning San Carlo Group of independent Italian restaurants. Situated in the smart banking district, Fumo serves expertly crafted Cicchetti dishes and an unrivalled cocktail menu. Join us at the grand, feature bar or take a table and enjoy a relaxed yet atmospheric, stylish dining experience seven days a week.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“Smart, airy gastropub with velour banquettes and outside decked area, serving seasonal British menu.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Beautiful on a wintry day in front of the fire or on a summers day on the rooftop - great menu and atmosphere at this lovely Cafe. Check out their website for events and live music!”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The White horse pub in Kings Sutton serves very good food and has good staff. Probably the best local food, with good service, amuse bouches etc. ”
  • 8 locals recommend