Canal House Liam Carney

The New World Trading Company (NWTC) is to unveil a new concept in its portfolio with the launch of The Canal House in Birmingham in August. The company, whose other concepts include The Botanist, is developing the new bar in the canalside Brindley Place area at the former James Brindley pub in Bridge Street. Inspired …

rofuto bar birmingham

Des McDonald has opened rooftop bar and restaurant Rofuto at the Park Regis Hotel in Birmingham With 360-degree views and stunning interiors, new restaurant and bar Rofuto has the wow factor both inside and out. Located on the 16th floor of the new four-star Park Regis Hotel in Birmingham city centre, it is the latest …

Saint Pauls House dining

Adrian and Sharon Harvey have opened new hotel, bar and restaurant, Saint Pauls House, in Birmingham Saint Pauls House, a new boutique hotel, bar and restaurant in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter, has been a “labour of love” for Adrian and Sharon Harvey. The couple spent a year transforming the building with an opulent, contemporary design …

Langley's Bar pop-up

A permanent bar is to be opened in Birmingham later this year by Charter Brands, best known for creating Langley’s No 8 Gin. The spirits specialist’s new retail division has chosen Birmingham’s Great Western Arcade as the home of its new bar, which will be its first permanent venture in the licensed trade. Taking over …

rofuto bar

From tequila tastings to Bloody Mary brunches and even a cocktail time machine, a packed events schedule is planned for Birmingham Cocktail Weekend running from July 15 to 17. It will play host to three days of exciting events, with drinks brands big and small teaming up with venues across the city. Kicking off the …

The Alchemist Greek Street Leeds

Living Ventures has announced its latest site for The Alchemist bar and restaurant in Birmingham is to open in the city’s business district in September. Taking over part of The Grand redevelopment in Colmore Row, it will be the seventh location for the concept which combines all-day dining with crafted cocktails. The new site will …

nottingham Pryzm

The Deltic Group is investing more than £2m in opening two new Pryzm nightclubs in Birmingham and Nottingham over the next two months. It is set to launch the club in Birmingham’s Broad Street on June 17 – the company’s first in the city – after taking over the legendary Gatecrasher site in January. The …

Rofuto

A new cocktail lounge and sake bar is set to open this month alongside a new rooftop restaurant on the 16th floor of a new hotel in Birmingham city centre. Leading restaurateur Des McDonald is developing his latest venture, Rofuto (pictured), an izakaya-style restaurant serving high-quality modern Japanese cuisine, at the new Park Regis Hotel. …

Gas Street Social The Socialite cocktail

Around 30 bars, restaurants and pubs across Birmingham are set to take part in a second outing for a three-day festival of cocktails. After a successful launch last year, Birmingham Cocktail Weekend has been announced for July 15 to 17 – promising to be even bigger and better than before. The heart of the event …

Beefeater Bar + Block - Bar

Leisure group Whitbread has unveiled details of its new bar and restaurant concept that is due to open in Birmingham city centre in March. Beefeater Bar + Block in Waterloo Street is described as an “evolved, contemporary” version of its classic Beefeater restaurant brand, designed to thrive in high-street locations. Birmingham based-agency Life has developed …