There seems to be a new opening every week in Birmingham, It’s hard to keep up with you Brum! So, I have created a list of restaurants, hotels and entertainment venues that are opening in Birmingham and Beyond. I will regularly update this list, and if you would like to be featured on this, please email me firstname.lastname@example.org
SIXES SOCIAL CRICKET
WHERE: The Mailbox
WHEN: 7TH JANUARY 2022
An immersive social cricket venue will be opening in January at The Mailbox in Birmingham. It’s the worlds first social entertainment cricket venue inviting challengers to test their batting skills whilst socialising over a few cocktails and some delicious BBQ food. Sixes opens on 7th January 2022.
BAKER ST CAKES
WHEN: 1ST WEEK OF FEBRUARY 2022
Multi Award-winning Macaron & Cake Boutique is opening up in Kings Heath in February, They are known for their elegant, bright and creative selection of freshly baked sweet treats and beautifully detailed cakes. I think they will settle in quite well in Kings Heath, this is certainly one opening not to be missed!
GRACE & SAVOUR
WHERE: Hampton Manor, Solihull
WHEN: END OF FEBRUARY 2022
Hampton Manors new walled garden restaurant Grace & Savour will be opening at the end of February 2022. It’s an immersive dining experience with a cookery school and luxury accommodation – Expect the finest foodie experience with dishes that celebrate a revolution in growing and farming. Reservations for the full foodie escape experience which include 15 courses, a night in one of their beautiful garden rooms, breakfast and a workshop in their newly developed kitchen will go live on Tuesday 9th January 2022. Be quick, I feel this might be the best opening of 2022.
WHERE: The Great Western Arcade – Under The Pineapple Club
WHEN: FEBRUARY 2022
SOCIALS: SHIBUYA UNDERGROUND INSTAGRAM
Second restaurant/bar from The Pineapple that will be located in The Great Western Arcade under The Pineapple Clubs bottle shop. Shibuya Underground is a brand new 8 seater Cocktail and Sake bar that will offer diners an immersive cocktail and food tour of Japan with Sake sessions and tasting menus.
THE COCONUT TREE
WHERE: 22 Gas Street, Birmingham
Bringing a little piece of Sri Lankan hospitality and warm Island vibes to Gas Street in Birmingham this early 2022. Serving up smaller tapas-style dishes and larger sharing dishes embracing plants, fish and meat. Island flavours and good vibes are coming very soon Brum!
WHERE: Floodgate Street, Digbeth, Birmingham
WHEN: EARLY 2022/JANUARY
HANBAO is opening their second venue in Digbeth. Expect mouth-watering buns and good vibes, they’ve made quite a name for themselves in Worcester so I am pretty sure they going to be causing a big buzz in Birmingham . The opening date has been pushed back to 2022 (They did plan to open in 2021) so expect to see them opening in early 2022!
WHERE: Kingsbury Road, Erdington
WHEN: FEBRUARY 2022
Wavy Wings based in Birmingham serve up delicious and mouth-watering chicken wings, burgers and seafood dishes, they create amazing platters that people rave about very highly. After massive success they will be opening their first store in Erdington and are hoping to open late January/February 2022. One to look out for this year bab!
THE MOUNT BY GLYNN PURNELL
WHERE: Henley in Arden, Warwickshire
WHEN: MARCH 2022
The Mount by Glynn Purnell is a new and exciting eating & drinking experience, located on the High Street of medieval Warwickshire market town, Henley in Arden. The Mount will be opening in March 2022. More information to come soon!
WHERE: Touchwood Centre, Solihull
WHEN: MID MARCH
A new modern Spanish tapas restaurant and wine bar Alioli will be arriving in the heart of Solihull around mid-March
103 Colmore Row D&D London = Spring 2022. More details to follow.
WHERE: Two Chamberlain Square, Paradise, Birmingham
WHEN: DATE TBC 2022
Vinoteca is an independent wine bar, restaurant and shop which first opened at Farringdon in London in 2005. As well as wine bars and restaurants, Vinoteca offers an online wine shop and an award-winning wine club for adventurous drinkers who relish new discoveries, delivered to your home or office each month with tasting and food matching notes. Opening date is TBC but we can expect Vinoteca to open this year
D&D LONDON – 103 COLMORE ROW
WHERE: 103 COLMORE ROW, Birmingham
D&D London will take over the prime rooftop space at 103 Colmore Row and will also open a separate cocktail bar and cafe on the ground floor. D&D Rooftop restaurant will give diners panoramic views across the City and a pretty spectacular dining experience.
FUTURE OPENINGS/JUST ANNOUNCED
THE SKY LOUNGE AT 100 BROAD STREET
WHERE: Broad Street, Birmingham
WHEN: DEVELOPMENT WILL FINISH IN 2024
100 Broad Street is set to be one of the tallest buildings in the UK, outside of London. The scheme has been granted full planning approval by Birmingham City Council. Comprising of 500 high-end luxury apartments with unique panoramic views, a host of first-class residential amenity space and activated commercial ground floor uses contributing positively to the evolving Broad Street offer. Located within the building’s glazed crown will be the highest altitude dining experience found in the UK outside of the capital with a sky lounge and fine dining restaurant.
WHERE: Lyndon house, Edgbaston
WHEN: 2022 – DATE TBC
Damascena will be opening their 5th restaurant in Edgbaston in 2022. The popular Middle Eastern coffee house, delicatessen and bakery will include 1,980 sq ft of indoor space, with a capacity for 41 people seated, along with an attractive 590 sq ft garden terrace which will be perfect for alfresco dining which is expected to seat a further 29. They also will include a Barista school.
GIN & JUICE
WHERE: Cathedral Square, Birmingham
WHEN: DATE TBC
Open from dusk till dawn, this cosy eatery serves a selection of brunch dishes in the day, transforming into a low lit drinking hole in the evening. As I have recently been to the Cheltenham branch, this is one opening I am totally excited about. Vintage-style interiors, candy floss cocktails and mouth-watering brunches to die for! AWAITING MORE INFORMAT
WHERE: Birmingham TBC
WHEN: TBC – PLANS HAVE BEEN APPROVED
Boxpark has submitted plans to open up a new site in Birmingham, The date is TBC, It may not be 2021 but I added it to the guide BECAUSE THIS IS SO EXCITING. Boxpark is a massive event venue and is currently the biggest food, culture, and social hub in London. This will be a unique experience bringing the people of Brum together to EAT, DRINK, AND PLAY.
WHERE: 92-98 COLMORE ROW, B3 EBD
WHEN: OPENING DATE IS TBC – 2022
An exciting addition to Birmingham city centre, the restaurant is the second venue under the Robata moniker, with the first launched in Central London in 2019. The restaurant will open on Colmore Row serving up a great variety such as mixed grill skewers, bao buns, raw dishes and Smokey meat and veg dishes.
WHERE: The Bullring
WHEN: OPENING DATE IS TBC
Polish restaurant chain North fish is coming to The Bullring, opening its first UK restaurant right here in Birmingham! The chain will offer healthy menu items such as battered squid and prawns, tuna burgers and salmon tortilla wraps.
WHERE: Bennets Hill, Birmingham
WHEN: 2022 – DATE TBC
The out-of-home virtual reality experience firm Otherworld is expanding its unique world of VR content across the UK and is coming to Bennetts Hill Birmingham. Escape reality through cutting-edge VR technology to different worlds think ready player one! When it’s time to take off, you and your friends will each step into your own sense-hacking immersion pod, a private space which combines a leading VR headset with dynamic heat, wind and rumble effects for maximum immersion.
You will travel to a boundless world of natural beauty: the perfect antidote to the chaos of urban living.