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55 Cornwall Street, Birmingham B3 2DH, England
+44 121 212 9799
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Fri 12:00 - 13:30
Tue - Sat 19:00 - 21:00
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked an early valentines treat for the two of us and opted for the Brummie Tapas served in the living room , it felt a little strange to start with as the informal layout was a different concept to what i am used to however what a triumph the service ,food ,wine and ambiance was brilliant , served by the... More 

Thank 16355mx
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51 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited for lunch with a friend - only table available was for the brummie tapas which takes place on a high table in the lunge area as you enter the restaurant. So glad this was the case....... Absolutely perfect set up for this type of service and food style. Very relaxed and Informal with the chefs bringing out and describing... More 

Thank Liam W
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been here before and they have since refurbished this restaurant. It looks very modern and contemporary. I miss the artwork of famous Birmingham sights, like the painting they had of the old BT tower. But it is still a very nice restaurant. My sister and I came here to celebrate her starting a new job. We were greeted... More 

Thank KA1983
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Couldn't fault the restaurant, we came for a meal on a friday evening in Jan 2017 and from the moment we stepped in we were accommodated brilliantly. Nothing was too much trouble & we were both awestruck by the quality of food that came out. We opted for the 7 course menu and were not disappointed in the slightest. Already... More 

Thank mitman p
Stourport-on-Severn, United Kingdom
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here with two colleagues to celebrate a milestone at work and wanted to go somewhere special to mark it. We had the £35 for 3 courses special lunchtime offer. Two choices for each course. Ordinarily I wouldn't have chosen any of the courses on this fairly restricted offer (except the sublime chocolate tart!).........however, that would have been my loss!!... More 

Thank Turkishdelight97
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What's to say.....superb, fantastic, awesome, I could go on but really the food was truly great! I loved the homage to the 70's from the cheese & pineapple to the blood orange tart, both were sublime as was every other course. Everything was cooked and seasoned to absolute perfection. We took the wine flight which was well worth the money... More 

Thank SusanMackay
Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

i must say i have eaten at other chefs places but i keep going back to this one.the food is very good .i woild say its one places you must go before you die . going back for my 4th time in march

Thank robbies147
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant the food is out of this world highly recommend you try it very attentive staff will definitely be going back

Thank rogerfirth
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A terrific Birmingham restaurant- what's not to like? I'll tell you, nothing! Lovely welcoming staff, excellent decor, service that's the best and the food makes the full set of a highl quality restaurant. Why bother with the chain restaurants when for just a bit more you can get proper cooked food in a proper restaurant? Beats me. Weekend lunch specials... More 

Thank Tim A
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quality comes at a price but for special occasions this restaurant is worth it. We will definitely be back again.

Thank 280mike

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Cornwall Street, Birmingham B3 2DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham>  > Ladywood
  • Neighbourhood: Ladywood
  • Phone Number: +44 121 212 9799

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Aldridge, England, United Kingdom
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?