It’s about to get all kinds of mouth-watering up in here!

Here at Independent Birmingham we strive to bring you the greatest of everything from in and around our fantastic city. We love discovering new places, new favourite dishes and beautiful plates of food. We know that you lovely Brummies (and those beyond) love your food just as much as us, so just for you we’ve curated an ultimate guide on how to completely ruin your diet (what diet?!) in Birmingham. So, in no particular order, scroll down for the ultimate food porn.

Warning: this article will make you VERY hungry and may result in loss of money due to purchasing of all the food.

Smoked Brisket Chilli Cheese Bun – Low ‘N’ Slow 

Photo: Patty Master

IB Deal: 50p off each street food dish at DDC.

Beef Shin Calzone – Baked In Brick

IB Deal: 15% off the bill.

Double HotHead Burger – BoneHead

Photo: Jake’s Food Bible

IB Deal: 10% off the bill.

Crispy Prawn With Eel Futomaki – Gaijin Sushi

Doughballs – Dough

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

Nutty Brownie – Beki’s Brownies

Photo: Patty Master

IB Deal: 50p off each street food dish at DDC.

Charcoal Rotisserie Chicken – The Rebel Chicken

Meat And Cheese Board – Arch 13

IB Deal: 10% off food.

Big Mac – The Wilderness

IB Deal: 10% off the bill (Wednesday dinner, Thursday lunch and dinner, and Friday lunch).

Braised Beef Shin, Chilli & Black Vinegar, Shiitake Mushroom And Cured Egg Yolk Bao – Tiger Bites Pig

Photo: The Fat Foodie UK

IB Deal: 10% off the bill when you spend over £10 (Monday – Thursday).

Nachos – Bodega Bar Y Cantina


IB Deal: 20% off food (3 – 6pm, Monday – Thursday, and all day Sunday).

The Ultimate Steak Sandwich – The Old Crown 

IB Deal: 15% off all food.

Tuna Cerviche – Chakana

IB Deal: 3-Course Set Menu For Just £20 (Instead Of £25) [Friday – Sunday, lunch] OR 2 Chilcano Cocktails For Just £10 (Tuesday – Thursday)

Chicken Wings – The Rose Villa Tavern


IB Deal: 20% off food.

Fat Naans – The Indian Brewery

Photo: Brum Food Diaries

IB Deal: 15% Off A Pint Or Can Of Birmingham Lager (anytime) OR 10% off food (Sunday – Thursday) [Snowhill Branch Only]

Tempura Halibut – The Oyster Club

IB Deal: 15% off the bill (Sunday – Thursday) – excluding caviar and set menus.

Build-Your-Own Gelato Ice Lolly – LA-POP

IB Deal: 10% off the bill

Vegan Sunday Roast – Ba-Ha Vegan

Pizza By The Slice – Peacer

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

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

Mixed Grill – Hen & Chickens

Cinnamon Bun French Toast – The Early Bird Bakery

IB Deal: 10% off the bill.

Chicken Liver Parfait – Harborne Kitchen

IB Deal: A complimentary glass of sparkling wine with the four course or chosen menu (Thursday – Saturday, lunch) OR 10% off bar food (Thursday – Saturday, lunch)

Afternoon Tea – The Edgbaston

Lamb Fat Sharpes Express Potatoes – POLI

Bacon Cheese Burger – The Original Patty Men


Cronuts – Medicine Bakery

IB Deal: 15% off all baked goods.

Triple Roast – Peach Garden

Photo: IG:@lebistromoore

Crispy Chicken – Buddha Belly

Photo: Patty Master

IB Deal: 50p off each street food dish at DDC.

Seafood Linguine – Laghi’s Deli

Photo: The Gaztronome Photography

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

Brownies – BAKE

Photo: Mrs Patty Master

Steak – Fiesta Del Asado


Pork Belly Banh Mi – Eat Vietnam

Sushi – Otoro Sushi

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

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

Grilled Cheese – Kilder

Pick ‘N’ Mix Platter – The Sun On The Hill


IB Deal: 25% off all food.

Premium (Gluten-Free), Hand-made, French Macaroons – Miss Macaroon

IB Deal: 10% off the bill when you spend £16 or more.

Tacos – The Plough

IB Deal: 10% off food (Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm).

Halloumi Fries – Street Chef

Photo: Jake’s Food Bible

IB Deal: 50p off every street food dish from all traders at Digbeth Dining Club

Eggs Gochujang with Bacon – Caneat

Pizza – Otto

ALL The Burgers – The Meat Shack

IB Deal: 10% off burgers.

Poké Bowl – Kuula Poké

Chicken Cubano – The Cuban Embassy

IB Deal: 2-4-1 on all cocktails and 2-4-1 on all coffees (Sunday – Thursday) 

Meat Platter – Buffalo And Rye


IB Deal: 15% off the bill (Sunday – Thursday).

Chicken Tinga Burrito – Habaneros

IB Deal: 10% off the bill.

Roast Beef Bap – The Loft

IB Deal: 25% off food.

Full Tasting Menu – Adam’s

IB Deal: 10% off the tasting menu ( Tuesday – Thursday).

Malted Milk Fudge – Sweetmeat Inc.

IB Deal: buy two bags of fudge and get a third half price.

Fried Indomie – Ngopi

IB Deal: And Indomie and Kopi Susu for just £6 (instead of £7) OR 10% off the bill when you spend over £5.

Eggy Crumpets – Wayland’s Yard

IB Deal: 15% off the bill.

Tasting Menu – Carters Of Moseley

IB Deal: 10% off the bill (Tuesday – Thursday, dinner, and Friday lunch) with a complimentary glass of natural wine (per app/cardholder).

Meat And Cheese Platter – The Wolf


IB Deal: 15% off the bill.

Oreo Cheesecake Waffle – The Bournville Waffle Company


IB Deal: 50p off each street food dish at DDC.

Chocolates – The Chocolate Quarter


IB Deal: 5% off chocolate truffles (in store) and 7.5% off chocolate experiences (with 6 or more people).

Beijing Duck Bao – Chung Ying Central

IB Deal: 20% off food (Monday – Thursday)

Grilled Chicken Tikka Chaat – The Indian Streatery


IB Deal: 10% off the bill OR 2 cocktails for £9.

Chips With Curry Sauce – Purnell’s Bistro

IB Deal: 20% off food (Tuesday – Thursday) OR a complimentary glass of Prosecco (Friday – Monday) when you purchase a main meal.

Trio Of Dosa – Zindiya


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

Sunday Lunch – 1000 Trades


IB Deal: 10% off drinks (excluding Friday and Saturday evening, after 6pm).

Seasonal Dishes – Little Blackwood

IB Deal: 10% off food (weekdays only).

Caramelised Banana Cheesecake – Craft Dining Rooms

IB Deal: 20% off the bill

The Platter That Matters – Antep


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


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

Bibimbap – Topokki


Scotch Egg – Purecraft Bar And Kitchen

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

Assorted Pâtisserie – Maison Mayci

IB Deal: 10% Off The Bill (Anytime) OR 2-For-1 Cocktails When You Purchase A Main Meal (Per App Member, Friday And Saturday Evenings (Moseley Only)).

Bar Plates (Including Honey Glazed Chorizo and Salt and Pepper Chicken Wings) – Bar Opus

IB Deal: 4 bar plates for the price of 3.

The Sushi Ship – Sushi Passion

IB Deal: 10% off the bill (Monday – Thursday) or a FREE glass of Classic Sake with your meal (Friday – Sunday)

Cheesecake – Urban Cheesecake

Photo: Patty Master

IB Deal: 50p off each street food dish at DDC

Veggie Full English Breakfast – Urban


IB Deal: Any Medium Hot Drink And Cake For £4.50 (Church St. And JQ) And 25% Off Anything On The Fish Fridays Menu (JQ Only)

The Tasting Menu – Opheem

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!

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