Worldwide icon-chevron-right Europe icon-chevron-right United Kingdom icon-chevron-right England icon-chevron-right The ultimate guide to Birmingham
25 most delicious restaurants in Birmingham
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The top ten Birmingham attractions
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The very best hotels in Birmingham
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Plan your trip to Birmingham

The best things to do with kids in Birmingham
Kids The best things to do with kids in Birmingham

Young’uns driving you madder than a wet hen? Then check out these super-fun days out

Three cinemas you must visit in Birmingham
Things to do Three cinemas you must visit in Birmingham

Whether you’re on a date, fancy an arthouse outing or are on a quest for the quirky

An insider’s guide to the Jewellery Quarter
Things to do An insider’s guide to the Jewellery Quarter

Explore this historic hotchpotch of listed buildings, boutiques, bars, restaurants and galleries

The best cheap hotels in Birmingham
Hotels The best cheap hotels in Birmingham

The city’s status as a conference hotspot means there are often great deals to be had at weekends

The 11 greatest museums in Birmingham
Museums The 11 greatest museums in Birmingham

A trip to the coffin museum, anyone?   

Birmingham’s most beautiful waterside spots
Things to do Birmingham’s most beautiful waterside spots

From a Victorian reservoir to a slew of bars in the canal quarter

The best independent shops in Birmingham
Things to do The best independent shops in Birmingham

Whether you’re looking for quirky jewellery, artisan whisky or a cult graphic novel

The top art galleries in Birmingham
Things to do The top art galleries in Birmingham

Expect elegant displays of fine art and boundary-pushing contemporary works

The best theatres in Birmingham
Things to do The best theatres in Birmingham

A shout out to the city’s high acting pedigree… from Trevor Eve to Martin Shaw

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Where to eat in Birmingham

Excellent Birmingham Indian restaurants
Restaurants Excellent Birmingham Indian restaurants

From Bombay-style street food to Gujarati vegetarian cafés 

How to eat like a local in Birmingham
Restaurants How to eat like a local in Birmingham

These are the absolute best Brummie eating and drinking experiences

14 top Birmingham brunches
Restaurants 14 top Birmingham brunches

Full Englishes, avo on sourdough, and everything in between

The best coffee shops in Birmingham
Restaurants The best coffee shops in Birmingham

Will it be an artisan roaster or a chichi coffee house?

8 awesome places to take afternoon tea
Restaurants 8 awesome places to take afternoon tea

As it turns out, you can have your miniature cake and eat it, too

Local Michelin-starred restaurants
Restaurants Local Michelin-starred restaurants

There are more Michelin-starred spots here than any other UK city (except London)

The best cheap eats in Birmingham
Restaurants The best cheap eats in Birmingham

Why not go for a hearty meal at a ‘karczma’ – a polish inn?

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Where to drink in Birmingham

The 15 best bars in Birmingham
Bars and pubs The 15 best bars in Birmingham

Many of these superb drinking dens will have you lost for words

The most charming pubs in Birmingham
Bars and pubs The most charming pubs in Birmingham

Neighbourhood boozers with changing ales and board games aplenty

The 10 best cocktail bars in Birmingham
Bars and pubs The 10 best cocktail bars in Birmingham

Our number one? The Botanist, a gardening-themed bar with potted plants galore

9 awesome craft beer bars in Birmingham
Bars and pubs 9 awesome craft beer bars in Birmingham

The West Midlands has a rich history of brewing, after all

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Nightlife in Birmingham

9 outstanding clubs in Birmingham
Clubs 9 outstanding clubs in Birmingham

Whether it’s Ibizan house or UK bass that makes you want to move

Birmingham’s best live music venues
Music Birmingham’s best live music venues

Catch rising stars at the city’s best dives (and big names at its concert halls)

The best Birmingham gay bars and clubs
Bars and pubs The best Birmingham gay bars and clubs

From flamboyant party spots to understated bars and cafés

The best comedy clubs in Birmingham
Comedy The best comedy clubs in Birmingham

Improv nights! Sketch shows! And more!

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Discover the best things to do in Europe

The 15 best things to do in Berlin
Things to do The 15 best things to do in Berlin

Whether you’re more into a ‘Museum Island’ or a 24-hour shape-throwing sesh

The 20 best things to do in Edinburgh
Things to do The 20 best things to do in Edinburgh

It wouldn’t be an overstatement to say quaint Edinburgh is a photographer’s dream 

The 101 best things to do in Paris
Things to do The 101 best things to do in Paris

This list should help you get a sense of this storied yet ever-changing city as it is right now

The 11 best things to do in Athens
Things to do The 11 best things to do in Athens

Here’s how to get the best out of the cosmopolitan heart of Western culture

The 12 best things to do in Cambridge
Things to do The 12 best things to do in Cambridge

If you thought Cambridge was all bucolic riverside walks, then, well... you’re spot-on

The 21 best things to do in Budapest
Things to do The 21 best things to do in Budapest

You’d struggle find somewhere more permissive than central Budapest

The 13 best things to do in Oxford
Things to do The 13 best things to do in Oxford

Oxford has imposing spires and picture-postcard cobbles that few cities can match

The 22 best things to do in Milan
Things to do The 22 best things to do in Milan

It’s not all about shopping here: delve into history, art and heaps of excellent food

The 22 best things to do in Rome
Things to do The 22 best things to do in Rome

All our favourite sights, plus a few under-the-radar experiences you shouldn’t miss

The 18 best things to do in Florence
Things to do The 18 best things to do in Florence

See the Duomo and gaze at the Statue of David before heading to the Uffizi galleries

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