Inspirational Birmingham - Fine Dining Guide
The warmest months of the year are upon us once again, and so it’s time to get out and about and enjoy some gastronomical delights.
With a passion for seasonal ingredients and local produce, renowned foodie and TV personality, Gregg Wallace, rounds up some of the highlights you can expect from this edition’s fine dining guide…
Nestled in the picturesque market town of Stratford-upon-Avon, The Waterside Brasserie is the perfect stop before a night out at the theatre. Committed to sustainability, traceability and the local environment, the restaurant introduces customers to some of the finest artisan producers in Stratford and the bountiful countryside surrounding it.
New for 2017, the launch of ‘The Restaurant’ at Broadway Casino has already become a resounding success. Situated in the heart of Birmingham, the contemporary eatery offers rustic pizzas, hearty pastas, risottos and mouth-watering desserts. With snack menus available throughout the casino too, there’s something for everyone.
A mixture of French and British cuisine, Edmunds Bistro de Luxe aims to offer the best culinary experience in the city. Chef Didier Philipot shares his passion for accessible menus, inspired by classic French country food, cooked in a modern style.
These are just a few of the options on offer. Now enjoy browsing the next few pages and discover what the West Midlands has on offer…
Multi Award Winning, Italian Restaurant,
Winner of Best Italian Restaurant in England
Children’s Menu £7.95
Fixed Menu from £10.95
Sunday Lunch from £11.95
CIELO Opening Hours
Monday – Thursday 12 -3 & 5.30 – 11 | Friday – Saturday 12 – 11 (all day) | Sunday 12 – 10 (all day)
6 Oozells Square|Brindley Place| B1 2JB
T: 0121 632 6882 | E: email@example.com | www.cielobirmingham.com
EDMUNDS BISTRO de Luxe
WINNER OF 2 AA Rosettes 2016
Menu de Jour from £19.00
TUESDAY - FRIDAY 12-2PM
TUESDAY - SATURDAY 5:30 - 6:30PM
EDMUNDS Opening Hours
Tuesday – Friday 12 -2 & 5.30 – 10 | Saturday 5.30 – 10 | Sunday & Monday CLOSED
6 Brindley Place|Birmingham | B1 2JB
T: 0121 633 4944 | E: firstname.lastname@example.org | www.edmundsrestaurant.co.uk
Make a meal out of your stay
Overnight stay for two and a two course meal at Mr White's English Chophouse by Marco Pierre White
Hotel La Tour, Albert Street, Birmingham, B5 5JE
www.hotel-latour.co.uk 0121 718 8000 email@example.com
Tucked inside the glamour and thrills of Birmingham’s Broadway Casino, is the Italian eatery – The Restaurant.
Offering a menu rich in authentic Italian cuisine, The Restaurant is the perfect retreat from city life, with diners experiencing a true taste of the Mediterranean.
Headed up by Restaurant Manager, Roberto Santolamazza, who is keen to give diners an authentic taste of Italy, Roberto boasts a wealth of experience in the restaurant industry.
Responsible for the menu is Head Chef and Italian-born, Stefano Gigante. During his career, Stefano has catered for celebrities, top models and high net worth individuals and brings his exacting standards and love of freshly prepared dishes, using the finest ingredients, to The Restaurant.
Traditional Italian fayre tops the menu with starters including salmone affumicato, a dish of smoked salmon marinated in whisky with extra virgin olive oil and served with horseradish or cozze – mussels in a cream or tomato sauce.
For those looking for a hearty main dish, the penne primavera – pasta with asparagus, aubergines, courgettes, peppers and mushrooms in a white wine and cream sauce, or risotto ai funghi porcini, a dish of risotto with porcini mushrooms, parmesan and truffle oil, is sure to satisfy. Of course, no Italian menu would be complete without a choice of pizzas. Menu highlights include calabrese, which features Nduja Calabrian soft spicy sausage and buffalo mozzarella on a freshly prepared pizza base.
While Italian cuisine is The Restaurant’s speciality, a choice of other dishes is also available including pan fried 10 oz. rib-eye steak and beef stroganoff. An exciting choice of side dishes are also on offer to complete your meal.
For those with a sweet tooth, the dessert menu includes plenty of favourites to whet your appetite. Pudding lovers will enjoy treats such as profiteroles, Monterosa cheesecake, tiramisu and a choice of Italian ice creams.
For those looking to make a night of it The Restaurant offers a cocktail menu which includes classics such as bloody Mary and mojitos along with what are sure to be new favourites such as cats’ dance and berry bay breeze. A choice of wines and Champagnes are also available.
Of course, dining out is about the whole experience; food, ambience and service. Thankfully, The Restaurant masters all three with the delicious food perfectly set against the contemporary and elegantly designed space. The attentive service also ensures that diners have an experience to remember.
Along with being the perfect place to gather for family occasions and romantic dinners for two, The Restaurant also offers party packages for larger groups.
For those looking for lighter bites, The Restaurant has you covered with its enticing snack menu which is served every day from 1.30pm to 4am. Snacks include fish and chips, pizza, burgers and Italian dishes.
Open seven days a week from 6pm to 1am.
Snack menu available every day from
1.30pm to 4am.
upon booking your table between June & July 2017 to unlock your exclusive offer of
50% off your restaurant bill and glass of bubbly on arrival!
Broadway Casino | Broadway Plaza | Birmingham | B16 8LP
0121 456 5557
Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham
Fine Dining Restaurant, Bangladeshi Cuisine.
With exquisite food, wonderful aromas and fine wines, the Viceroy Tandoori restaurant offers a delicious taste of Indian and Bangladeshi cuisine from the heart of Birmingham. With a host of five star reviews online, the restaurant combines outstanding food with impeccable service guaranteeing a fantastic dining experience for their guests.
Within walking distance of the city’s main attractions, the Viceroy offers traditional dishes as well as its very own special tasting banquets. With two delightful menus to choose from, these banquets start with a choice of Jumbo Prawns, Nazakat, Lamb Kabab or Bombay Aloo Chaat. This is then followed by a selection of sumptuous mains including Special Lamb Bhuna, Murogh Jhalbaja and White Fish Rogan Josh. All topped off by fresh ground coffee or tea and a chocolate brownie with ice cream.
One of the most popular dishes is the Nawabi Bhuna Lamb, the very best cuts of tender meat cooked in sealed pot with spices and fried with shallots, spring onion, herbs and saffron. With a choice of rice, breads and papadoms on offer, every meal is prepared with due care and cooked to perfection.
Catering for everyone, the Viceroy also has its own vegetarian menu as well as gluten free and vegan options. The smart and stylish décor helps create a relaxing atmosphere where you can enjoy a glass of wine or beer while sampling delights from the menu.
If you would like to book a table call them on 07921 500 658 or complete their online booking form.
Open daily 6pm-10:30pm seven days a week.
108-109 Icknield St, Jewellery Quarter,
Birmingham B18 6RZ
Tel: 07921 500 658
The Dining Room at Mallory Court
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
For those looking for a high-quality, fine dining experience, the Dining Room at Mallory Court boasts opulent surroundings, a world-class menu and a huge number of awards and accolades including an ‘AA Notable Wine List’ award. The beautiful oak-panelled restaurant has incomparable views of the gardens and Warwickshire countryside beyond.
Executive Chef Adam Brown and his team are deeply passionate about each and every dish, and it is this dedication that has earned Mallory Court’s Dining Room a coveted 3 AA Rosettes. With menus bursting with rich flavour and innovation, the dishes reflect the best seasonal produce from local suppliers and the hotel’s own well stocked kitchen gardens, they are regularly refreshed to showcase the latest creations from the kitchen.
Open all day Monday to Saturday 12noon - 2.30pm
(last orders) 6.30pm - 9.30pm (last orders)
and for Sunday lunch 12noon - 3.30pm (last orders).
It is closed on Sunday evening.
The Dining Room at Mallory Court
Harbury Lane, Leamington Spa,
Warwickshire, CV33 9QB
Tel: (01926) 330 214
THE WATERSIDE BRASSERIE
The Waterside Brasserie offers guests a relaxed dining experience in a chic environment, complete with its own Champagne bar and beautiful interiors.
Behind the scenes the kitchen team work hard to ensure each and every customer enjoys exceptional food showcasing the best local and seasonal ingredients available.
Commitment to sustainability, traceability and the environment sets The Waterside Brasserie as a champion of food excellence, introducing customers to some of the finest artisan producers in Stratford and the bountiful countryside beyond.
Food is served between 7am and 11pm
Breakfast: 7am - 10pm
Lunch: 1.30pm - 3pm
Afternoon tea and snacks :3pm - 5pm
Dinner: 5pm - 9.45pm
Late supper: 10pm - 11pm
The Waterside Brasserie
Waterside, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BA
Tel: (01789) 298 682