• Things To Do In Birmingham

    28th January 2019

    [REVIEW] Birmingham has undergone a huge regeneration over the past 20 years and now boasts great shopping experiences, visitor attractions and food and drink venus to fit all budgets & tastes. It is fair to say there are plenty of things to do in Birmingham from family visits, friends and couples of all ages. There…

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  • Review Of The Pan Asian Menu At Aluna, Birmingham

    4th October 2018

    [REVIEW] We were invited last week to sample the new pan-Asian menu at Aluna in the Mailbox, Birmingham.  The restaurant is situated at the rear of the Mailbox right by the canal and is easily accessible through The Mailbox or a 5-minute walk along the canal from Broad Street.  We were shown to our table…

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  • The Head Of Steam, Birmingham

    8th June 2018

    [REVIEW] This week I was invited along to the preview night at The Head Of Steam, a new bar in Temple St, Birmingham that opened yesterday  The Head of Steam are a group of bars owned by Camerons Brewery.  Until recently the bars were mostly situated in the North East and Yorkshire.  The opening of…

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  • Purnell’s Restaurant, Birmingham

    30th May 2018

    Glynn Purnell’s Michelin Starred Restaurant can be found in one of the side streets around the side of Snow Hill Station.  It’s not in the one of the areas in Birmingham where there is a great shoppers foot fall but it is well placed within plenty of offices in the vacinity.  When I arrived I…

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  • Afternoon Tea Adventures; Malmaison (New Menu April 2018), Birmingham

    20th April 2018

    I love the afternoon teas at Malmaison. Last summer I came with a friend to try their afternoon tea and really enjoyed it. I also came with friends to try their festive afternoon tea. Again this was lovely.  Malmaison have just introduced their new summer afternoon tea menu and clearly this new menu was something…

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  • Festive Afternoon Tea Adventures; Malmaison, Birmingham

    9th December 2017

    I have been for afternoon tea at Malmaison before and found it to be a really nice selection of dishes.  The festive menu includes a glass of prosecco. and unlimited tea or coffee. The tea was served on a modern metal and slate stand which is ideal as a Malmaison Afternoon Tea has quite a modern…

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  • Afternoon Tea Adventures; Browns, Birmingham 

    17th November 2017

    It seems such a long time ago now but over the August Bank holiday weekend, I went with some friends for afternoon tea at Browns in Birmingham after a few hours shopping in the Bullring.  This was my first time in Brown’s in Birmingham but whilst in Scotland in June I had visited their bar…

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  • Afternoon Tea Adventures; The Belfry Hotel And Golf Resort

    10th November 2017

    Last week I met with a friend at The Belfry Hotel and Golf Resort just north of Birmingham for afternoon tea and cocktails.  The Belfry is surrounded by over 500 acres of countryside and perfectly located to explore the West Midlands and further afield. The hotel and golf resort offers luxury guest bedrooms and suites, meeting…

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  • Afternoon Tea Adventures; Park Regis Hotel, Birmingham

    22nd September 2017

    Last month as part of Afternoon Tea week I went to the Park Regis hotel at Five Ways, Birmingham to have afternoon tea. Food is served in their restaurant which has a modern classic look with views over the city.  Tea was English breakfast with as many refills as we wanted.  Firstly we were served…

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  • Afternoon Tea Adventures; Marco Pierre White’s Steakhouse, Birmingham

    8th September 2017

    A couple of weeks ago for Afternoon Tea week I went to the Steakhouse Bar And Grill on the 25th floor of The Cube, Birmingham which is owned by Marco Pierre White.  The Steakhouse is decorated in a very modern theme, all black and white with a touch of colour here and there in the classic…

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