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Birmingham Travel guide
Birmingham : Michelin's recommendations
Birmingham is the second largest city in the United Kingdom and was one of the main centres of the Industrial Revolution of the 19C. The city is a “must” for fans of industrial tourism, and the recent changes in its urban landscape, underscoring the city’s developing cultural life, are significant.
Tourist attractions Birmingham : Things to see and do
Colmore Row GB - Birmingham B3 2QB
Built between 1711 and 1725 by Thomas Archer, this cathedral has an austere façade enriched by the exuberance of the Western tower (concave and crowned with a dome and lantern) and Western door (fantasy Baroque door mixing a variety of styles). On th..
Chamberlain Square GB - Birmingham B3 3DH
The pride of the city, Birmingham Museum is renowned for its remarkable collection of Pre-Raphaelite paintings, including works by all the movement’s great names ( Rossetti , Burne-Jones , Hunt etc). A good selection of European art (Murillo, Daub..
55-63 St. Queensway GB - Birmingham
This agglomeration of four restored houses on a courtyard offers an extraordinary trip back in time, to the daily life of four familes in 1840, 1870, 1930 and 1970 respectively. Furniture, objects, silverware, costume and mementoes vividly bring thes..
St Chads, Queensway GB - Birmingham B4 6HY
Located in Birmingham’s city centre, the Thistle is just a 10-minute walk from the Bullring shopping centre. Panoramic views across Birmingham’s city skyline can be enjoyed from Whimsey’s Bar’s conservatory and roof terrace. A 24-hour front desk is a..
3-6 Waterloo Street, GB - Birmingham B2 5PG
About 0.5 miles from New Street and Snow Hill train stations, this central Birmingham Premier Inn is on a quiet square, with a view of St Philips Cathedral and the city. Premier Inn Birmingham City (Waterloo St) has bedrooms with comfortable beds an..
1 Snow Hill Plaza, St Chad's Queensway GB - Birmingham B4 6HY
Situated in the heart of Birmingham, the Holiday Inn Express Birmingham - Snow Hill offers an onsite bar restaurant and free Wi-Fi throughout. Birmingham Snow Hill Railway Station is just 7 minutes’ walk away. The contemporary and air-conditioned r..
12-22 Newhall St GB - Birmingham B3 3LX
A stylish, passionately run Indian restaurant with exotic décor; owned by renowned artiste/gourmet Asha Bhosle. Extensive menus cover most parts of the Subcontinent, with everything cooked to order. Watch the tandoor chef while you wait.
Albert St GB - Birmingham B5 5JE
54 Cornwall St GB - Birmingham B3 2DE
Very large and popular restaurant with floor to ceiling windows; enjoy an aperitif in the cocktail bar before dining in the stylish main room or at the chef's table in the kitchen. Daily changing menu of modern brasserie dishes.
Ground Floor, Newhall House, 11 Newhall St GB - Birmingham B3 3NY
Glynn Purnell's newest venture is just around the corner from his eponymous restaurant. This simply styled, low-ceilinged restaurant has a lively front bar and offers clever, modern cooking with original combinations. Friendly service.
55 Cornwall St GB - Birmingham B3 2DH
Smart, keenly run restaurant with a loyal local following; its sleek, simply decorated room proudly displaying photos of Birmingham. Cooking is modern and refined with carefully prepared, flavourful dishes served by professional, friendly staff. Ask ..
25 Church St GB - Birmingham B3 2NR
Classically styled bistro with a lively buzz, set in a striking 19C former eye hospital; now a hotel. Walls are filled with wine-related memorabilia and there's a hidden courtyard. French bistro menu; extensive wine list.