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Eating out in… Birmingham

by Sarah Alcock

Food blogger Laura Creaven shares her favourite spots.

Brunch with friends

Sundays are for sleeping but brunch is guaranteed to lure me out of bed, and Gas Street Social does a brilliant range of dishes – from the virtuous to the full works. The bottomless bellini (£15) is a great way to celebrate.


Big breakfasts at Gas Street Social

Battle of the burgers

Arguably the two best burgers in Birmingham are found in Digbeth: The Original Patty Men restaurant in Shaw's Passage (above) and the Meat Shack stall, which pops up at street food extravaganza Digbeth Dining Club.


Mmmm burgers, from The Original Patty Men restaurant

A real treat

I've tried a lot of afternoon tea places in Birmingham but my favourite is
at The Edgbaston. Make treat time extra special with a cocktail – I like the zesty, gin-based Clover Club 3000 (£12).


Fine daytime dining at The Edgbaston

Food with a view

With some of the best views in the city, Rofuto is a Japanese restaurant that does more than just sushi. Their black cod (£24, above) positively melts in the mouth. Request a table by the window and watch the city come alive.


Watch the city go by, from a table at Rofuto

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