Tag: Birmingham

Bulling, Birmingham
  Birmingham is in the heart of England. A city easily reached from just about anywhere in the country. In collaboration with Hotels.com for Hotels in Birmingham, we set out to find the hidden gems of Birmingham. Throughout this article there are ideas on...

Smoke Stop BBQ

Smoke Stop BBQ
Unexpected hidden gems reveal themselves at the most unlikely moment. This post is a situation exactly one of those situations. Heading down the main A5 road towards Wales, we were starving. Fortunately for us we found a BBQ place in a remote Shropshire village - Smoke Stop.
Purnells, Michelin star restaurant Birmingham
Birmingham is home to a handful of Michelin Starred restaurants. Purnells was one of the very first to achieve a star back in 2009 and has continued to hold it ever since. We headed along for lunch, our first Michelin lunch in The Midlands.   Glynn Purnell is known for his...
BBC Good Food Show Winter 2018 NEC Birmingham
The NEC in Birmingham is one huge place. Various events can be held in this ginormous venue at the same time - one of the most popular happens to be the BBC Good Food Show. Our last trip to this event was back in 2008, how time flies! This trip...
The Ryder Grill at The Belfry
Drifting away from our usual surroundings of the East Midlands, we took a detour down the A42 to Sutton Coldfield, around half an hours drive away. The reason? We had been hearing good things about a certain place famous for golf, it even has hosted The Ryder Cup. Now,...
Staying Cool at The Rotunda Birmingham
Staying Cool at The Rotunda, Birmingham 150 New Street, Birmingham Birmingham comes alive during late November and throughout December with the arrival of the Frankfurt Christmas Market. Living just half an hour away from Birmingham makes a trip over to partake in the festivities almost irresistible so over we went for...
Adams Restaurant Birmingham
The midlands is fast becoming a hotbed of Michelin star restaurants. One of the newest additions to the collection is Adam’s Restaurant based in the heart of Birmingham - just around the corner from another starred favourite of ours, Purnell’s by chef Glynn Purnell. We dined at Adam’s for my...