IT’S ABOUT TO GET ALL KINDS OF MOUTH-WATERING UP IN HERE!

Following on from our drool-worthy guide to 50 dishes you NEED to eat in Birmingham (part 1), we’re back for a second instalment!

With lockdown easing and the return of indoor hospitality (can I get a woop woop), finally our city can get back to some semblance of normality – and those businesses that have had to wait for months and months to be able to reopen can once again welcome customers back with a smile on their faces.

When it comes to incredible food in Birmingham, we really are spoilt for choice – and we love the fact that you can eat your way around the world without ever having to leave dear old Brum.

To inspire you to get out there and support as many independents as possible during these difficult times – eating some incredible dishes and rediscovering your city in the process – we’ve compiled yet another glorious list of our top picks of THE most mouth-watering dishes you can eat in Birmingham.

If you’d like to enjoy up to 25% off (alongside exclusive 2-for-1 offers, freebies, and more) at over 140 of the very best independents across Birmingham and Solihull, all for just £1.99 a month – download the Independent Birmingham App here. The IB App features a brilliant database of over 140 independents for you to discover and support – with more added all the time!

And if you need even more inspiration, check out our guide to 50 Mouth-Watering Dishes You NEED To Eat (Part 1), here.

Note: whilst most of these venues are now open, some may not have been able to reopen just yet – please check the website of your chosen venue for up to date opening times and any relevant booking info.

Fat Naans – Indian Brewery Snowhill (Also Available At Indian Brewery Taproom)

Photo: Brum Food Diaries

IB Deal: 20% Off All Indian Brewery Beers And Street Food At The Indian Brewery Taproom, And 15% Off A Pint Or Can Of Birmingham Lager (anytime) OR 10% off food (Sunday – Thursday) At Indian Brewery Snowhill

Wagyu Burger – The Oyster Club

IB Deal: 15% off the bill (excluding caviar and set menus)

Kebab Wraps – Hookway’s

IB Deal: a FREE pistachio Baklava when you purchase any salad or regular/large wrap.

Indian Feast – The Covered Wagon

Photo: Jake’s Food Bible

Pizza By The Slice – Peacer

IB Deal:  Any 2 Slices + Any Side + A Drink For Just £9.95

Fresh, Handmade Pasta – Laghi’s Deli

IB Deal: 10% off the bill (Monday – Thursday) AND 20% off takeaway pizzas.

Brunch – Gas Street Social

IB Deal: A FREE cocktail, craft beer or glass of wine when purchasing any main course (Three Social Plates is equivalent to a main course) – see IB Profile for a list of drinks included in this offer

Tasting Menu – Land

IB Deal: 10% off food (please mention your IB App upon booking)

Detroit Style Pizza – Dough

Photo: The Fat Foodie UK

IB Deal: FREE Doughballs (Of Your Choice) When You Purchase Any 20″ Pizza

Katsu Burger With Vegan Cheese – Plant + Pulse

IB Deal: 10% off the bill

French Toast – Tamu

Photo: IG:@richcapturesfood

IB Deal: a FREE hot drink of your choice when you purchase any breakfast or brunch dish.

Gorilla Breakfast – Gorilla Coffee Cafe

IB Deal: a FREE coffee or tea when you purchase any item from the main brunch menu

Porridge – Morridge

IB Deal: 10% off the bill.

Mixed Grill – Tap & Tandoor

Nasi Kerabu – Lisa & Pann’s Kitchen at The Pig & Tail

IB Deal: 10% off draught beer and craft beer cans at The Pig & Tail

Nachos – Bodega Cantina

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IB Deal: A FREE Nacho Platter To Share When You And A Friend Each Purchase A Main Dish (Street Food/Large Plates) From The Menu (Sunday – Thursday)

Crispy Prawn And Eel Futomaki – Gaijin Sushi

Braised Chicken – Dezhou Style Braised Chicken

Photo: IG: @karmenloveca

Bife Costilla – Fiesta Del Asado

Photo: IG: @birmingham__eats

Afternoon Tea – The Edgbaston

Pizza – POLI

Triple Roast – Peach Garden

Photo: IG:@lebistromoore

Ramen – Kodawari

Build Your Own Poké Bowl – Kuula Poké

Photo: IG:@katieloumatt

IB Deal: a FREE miso soup (vegan or salmon/prawn) when you purchase a sumo Poké bowl

Veggie Full English Breakfast – Urban

IB Deal: Any Medium Hot Drink And Cake For £4.50 (Church St. And JQ).

Mixed Grill – Hen & Chickens

Waffles and Pancakes – ViTa

The Bacon Cheese – Meat Meets Bun

Bop Chicken Shish – Bop Kebabs

Photo: The Fat Foodie UK

Cheesecake – Urban Cheesecake

Photo: Patty Master

Pork Cheek Doughnut – Eat Vietnam

Burnt English Custard Egg Surprise 10/10/10 – Purnell’s Restaurant

IB Deal: 10% off the bill (Tuesday – Thursday)

Chicken Mix Starter – Raja Monkey

Photo: IG: @brummybellies

Sunday Lunch – The Boot Inn (Lapworth)

Dim Sum – Ken Ho

Halloumi Fries – Street Chef

Photo: Jake’s Food Bible

Pizza – Otto

Photo: IG:@bhambrunchbabe

Waffle Burger – The Patty Freaks

Photo: IG:@mrspattymaster

Chicken Tinga Burrito – Habaneros

IB Deal: 10% off the bill.

Tuna Cerviche – Chakana

IB Deal: 3-Course Early Bird Set Menu For Just £20 (Instead Of £25) [Thursday – Saturday, 5pm-6pm] OR 2 Pisco Sour Cocktails For Just £12 (Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday evenings)

Brownies – BAKE

Photo: Mrs Patty Master

M’Sskhan On Flatbread – Damascena Coffee House

Noodles – Min Min Noodle Bar

Photo: IG: @sharonno1wilson

Roast Duck – Look In

Oreo Cheesecake Waffle – The Bournville Waffle Company

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The RnB High Top Burger – The Meat Shack

Photo: The Fat Foodie UK

Makhan Chicken – Rajdoot Tandoori

Nigiri – Ten Ichi

Antep Mixed Grill Platter – Antep

This Full English Creation – Ju Ju’s Cafe (Who Thinks They Could Tackle It All By Themselves?)

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IB Deal: 20% off food (Wednesday – Friday)

Wow! That was one tasty article. Now all that’s left for you to do is get out there and eat your way through the very best of Birmingham. We apologise to your waistlines and wallets in advance.

Napkins at the ready!

Download the Independent Birmingham App now and enjoy up to 25% off (alongside exclusive 2-for-1 offers, freebies, and more) at over 140 of the very best independents across Birmingham and Solihull – all for just £1.99 a month!

Download the IB App here.

The IB App features a list of over 140 terrific independents across Birmingham and Solihull for you to discover and support (with more added all the time), alongside an interactive map, filters (so you can filter by category, day, and area) and a Wish List so you can create your very own bespoke ‘to visit’ list. IB Membership is just £1.99 a month and it helps to keep this vital platform alive and allows us to keep doing what we do best – supporting Brum’s marvellous independents, and shining a light on our wonderful city.