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The Chameleon

#1,333 of 1,918 Restaurants in Birmingham}
€€ - €€€British, , Gluten Free Options
1 Victoria Square | Hill Street, Birmingham B1 1BD, England
+44 121 643 2233
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible23%
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British, Grill, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1 Victoria Square | Hill Street, Birmingham B1 1BD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unable to put two tables together. Waited ages for drinks because short staffed. Some meals came before drinks were provided. Food so poor.. bit of meat on a nasty looking board with some tomatoes and a side of chips. One chicken dish came with thick...More

Thank elbeaux
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

I am a GP in Birmingham , I had gone for an evening out with my husband . It was a special evening and we wanted a table with views over the city. We were refused service and asked to leave. I was so shocked...More

2  Thank Niliben
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Went here on Saturday.. cocktails great food was good.. they do 241 before 8 so spent the afternoon here.. only odd thing & maybe it's just me the bar staff that made the cocktails & it was the same one every time! put a strawberry...More

Thank lls1239
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Booked for the pre theatre menu, good price. Greeted on arrival and taken to the table. Nice white linen rarely seen these days. Ordered duck terrine and baked salmon. Starters arrived promptly nice presentation. Quickly cleared and main course served. A large piece of salmon...More

Thank willdonow
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Visited before going to the Electric Cinema. Sent the chips back as they were not cooked - who can't cook chips? The waitress offered to take them off the Bill!!!!! No apology or anything. We'll never eat here again....

2  Thank VPW922
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Never a bad night here. Does get busy on the nights especially on Saturday. The age group is mature to young. People are friendly and the ladies love to have a dance to the classic house and r&b tracks plus chart hits too. Drinks are...More

Thank anthonylW7131RG
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Very friendly waitress, excellent value pre-theatre dinner. Can recommend whole heartedly. A must try.

Thank LadyIsobel6
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Third visit . The first visit last year wasn't impressed with the staff then . Second visit had to go with a group of friends although advised my friends not to go as I found it quite unfriendly... 1 drink at a table and then...More

2  Thank Tracy R
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I usually use the chameleon for preparing theatre meal but after being offered a complementary meal I had 3 courses from the main menu. The food was all excellent, the staff friendly and knowledgeable, and as a bonus the wine I wanted was unavailable so...More

Thank gjames2017
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Visited here on Easter Saturday for drinks and dancing and wasn't disappointed. Have noted other people say the drinks are overpriced but there were 3 of us with a kitty of £120 and we were in there from just after midnight until 2:30 drinking double...More

Thank MsChuckles22
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Questions & Answers
10 October 2017|
Response from anthonylW7131RG | Reviewed this property |
No.. trainers is or track suits 😂 On a serious note people who come there do dress to impress. Check out the Facebook page as there’s photos posted every week for their nights.
11 December 2016|
Response from MissK-wolverhampton | Reviewed this property |
no idea sorry. it's usually smart but check out their website.
21 February 2015|
Response from AiimeeeT | Property representative |
Hello, The Dress Code depends on the time you come in. For our Bar and day it is smart casual, on a Friday and Saturday Evenings the dress code is Smart. I hope this helps you Kind Regards The Chameleon Team
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Victoria Square | Hill Street, Birmingham B1 1BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 643 2233
  • E-mail
Our in-house chef has created a mouth-watering selection of seasonal dishes that can be enjoyed in our Bar, on the Balconies and in our Green Room Restaurant. Phone or email us to make your reservation and don't forget to tell us if it's a special occasion, as we simply love to make a fuss!
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