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For every culture and nationality that lives side-by-side in this extraordinary, resilient and welcoming city, there are new openings and exciting delicacies to try at every turn. And this goes far beyond Birmingham’s wealth of brilliant Indian restaurants – though they rank among Britain’s best. Once more famous for its Dunlop tyres than its Michelin stars, the UK’s second city has recently been transformed into a proper foodie haven on a par with many capitals around the world. Move over, London – thanks to a mini-constellation of newly awarded stars, the last decade in particular has seen Birmingham cement its reputation as a culinary destination in its own right.
Wherever you look, new and tantalising restaurants keep popping up, and though some are expensive, others are cheap as chips. Hungry? Take a seat, peruse the menu and take your pick from Birmingham’s absolute best.
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