Adam’s began life in 2013 as a less than glamorous pop-up in a former sandwich shop. Thanks to subsequent high demand and an almost cult-like following, it amped up the production pace and outgrew its original location – receiving a Michelin star in the process. These days, you’ll find Adam’s in a much grander premise on Waterloo Street, where contemporary British dining is the name of the game. And while Michelin-starred restaurants can often feel pretentious, Adam’s manages to avoid this and excite with its refreshing, approachable fine-dining experience.
Birmingham might just be Britain’s most exciting food destination right now. This burgeoning city bursts at the seams with creative chefs, great-value restaurants and Michelin-star dining – in fact, there are more Michelin-approved joints here than in any other UK city outside of London. Its street food is daring, its small plates push boundaries and as for the fried chicken… well, you won’t find anywhere better.
We’re certain you’ll find something to your tickle your tastebuds in our recommendations below, whether it’s an all-out fine dining experience for a big birthday or some messy burgers for you and your mates after the football. Or, if it’s not dinner time just yet, fill up with one of the city’s many afternoon tea options or Insta-worthy brunch spots. Feeling hungry? These are the best restaurants in Birmingham according to us.
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