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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Theatre
“Home to Birmingham Royal Ballet and DanceXchange - Great for entertainment if you are into Musicals”
  • 11 locals recommend
Entertainment
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“Carefully restored, atmospheric 19th-century courtyard of working people's houses. An atmospheric glimpse into the lives of the ordinary people who helped make Birmingham an extraordinary city. Visits to the Birmingham Back to Backs are by guided tours only. Booking prior to visit is essential”
  • 15 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“The Chinese Quarter of Birmingham, England is located in the city centre's Southside. It is an area with a predominantly Chinese influence as a result of a concentration of Chinese owned businesses, organisations and social clubs.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
“When there is a show on, this place is a short walk away. Really easy to have a great night out in Birmingham ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Situated in the Chinese Quarter, make a night of it and have a meal and a show followed by one or two drinks in one of the many bars in the Arcadian, ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“An intimate comedy-club just a stone's throw away from The Hippodrome, The Dragon & The Green Room.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Night Club
“Food, world culture, drinking and more. The Arcadian is the number one stop point for all things pleasuring. Whether you’re after some food, a night out, a chance to try new things or hit the gym. The Arcadian is here for you. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“James Dahl distinguishes itself with bona fide, light, and refined dishes combined with a deliberately understated décor and service which strives for perfection. Going beyond the traditional practices of Indian restaurants.”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
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  • 1 local recommends
Bar
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“This slick, contemporary nightspot attracts a party-crowd with regular high-energy theme nights.”
  • 1 local recommends
Night Club
“Clubbing nights in a glamorous venue with plush draped booths, exotic decor and a Moroccan garden.”
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
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“The Birmingham Back to Backs are the last surviving court of back-to-back houses in the city. They are now run as a museum by the National Trust.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The most amazing buffet you'll ever come across, fresh huge selection and very reasonably priced!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great big Chinese buffet restaurant. Loads of different food, sushi, cakes, sweets, ice cream and even a chocolate fountain all included for a fixed price. Prices are lower in the afternoon.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“A great menu for Mexican food lovers with quick service and very reasonable prices.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“James Dahl distinguishes itself with bona fide, light, and refined dishes combined with a deliberately understated décor and service which strives for perfection. Going beyond the traditional practices of Indian restaurants.”
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“This slick, contemporary nightspot attracts a party-crowd with regular high-energy theme nights.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“The most amazing buffet you'll ever come across, fresh huge selection and very reasonably priced!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great big Chinese buffet restaurant. Loads of different food, sushi, cakes, sweets, ice cream and even a chocolate fountain all included for a fixed price. Prices are lower in the afternoon.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“A great menu for Mexican food lovers with quick service and very reasonable prices.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“A really authentic restaurant for east asian cuisine that caters well to vegetarians and non-vegetarians as well.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of the original Indian restaurants in Birmingham. Great authentic Indian food at reasonable prices!”
  • 2 locals recommend

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