Birmingham Restaurant guide

The Balcony restaurant

FOURTH FLOOR

With stunning views over the Bullring, The Balcony is a contemporary take on a traditional brasserie. Serving a full menu all day, The Balcony brings food and fashion together with new interpretations of classic dishes.

The menu has been designed by Arnaud Stevens, formerly Gordon Ramsey’s right-hand man, and celebrates the best of British produce.

The Balcony opens at 10am serving a funky brunch menu including dishes such as Chicken & Waffles, Chorizo Hash and Silver Dollar Pancakes.

The main menu is served all day and into the evening. There are plenty of healthy choices alongside more indulgent options, such as Lobster Lasagne, Super Food Salad and Oreo Cheesecake.

The Balcony also serves a fashionable afternoon tea from 3.00pm every day, with cakes inspired by the great fashion houses.

A beautiful Champagne Bar awaits those who need some sparkling refreshment. As well as a selection of Champagnes, The Balcony will have a range of skinny-cocktails, smoothies and sumptuous wines.

Call 0121 600 6869 to book

The Balcony Bar and Brasserie

Ed's Easy Diner

FOODHALL, FIRST FLOOR

The all singing, all dancing all American Diner provides a classic take on America's signature eateries with a much loved all American menu ranging from burgers and shakes to chilli-dogs and root beer.

Breakfast is also available for those early birds wanting a full on feast before setting off to shop ‘til you drop. If that's not enough - the classic Seeburg Juke boxes are sure to keep the kids entertained.

Ed's Easy Diner

Ekachai Noodle Bar

FOODHALL, FIRST FLOOR

Choose from a huge range of noodle based dishes or pick a healthy salad alternative.

This authentic Thai Malaysian food is as fresh and delicious as the name suggests – it means 'number one' in Thai.

Ekachai Noodle Bar

Itihaas Brasserie

FOODHALL, FIRST FLOOR

Widely recognised as the pioneer of exquisite Indian cuisine, Itihaas is a stunning restaurant where contemporary meets traditional. The menu will take you on a culinary journey through the North of India with a couple of stops through Kenya and vibrant Mumbai.

Itihaas Brasserie

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

FOODHALL, FIRST FLOOR

Whether it is indulging in one or spreading the joy with a dozen, Krispy Kreme doughnuts are simply irresistible.

Look out for the red light – this means that a fresh batch of Original Glazed, made from a recipe dating back to the Thirties, is rolling off the line. The Krispy Kreme counter also stocks a huge variety of other doughnuts, including special seasonal recipes, and hot drinks.

Krispy Kreme

Pret a Manger

FOODHALL, FIRST FLOOR

You just cant go wrong with Pret a Manger. Choose from handmade sandwiches, baguettes and salads, which are made fresh and additive free.

For an on-the-go treat grab a soup from the daily specials or even indulge in a pastry with a hot drink.

Pret a Manger

Rossopomodoro

FIRST FLOOR

For ‘Red Tomato' is the Italian translation of Rossopomodoro, which highlights the key ingredient that forms the base of a traditional Italian dish.

As the only restaurant outside London, this exclusive dining experience will certainly satisfy the appetite with a range of authentic Neapolitan Pizza made with the finest ingredients in a traditional wood burning brick oven.

Rossopomodoro

Starbucks

FIRST FLOOR

Perfect for a winter warmer or a summer cooler, Starbucks is the place to relax and put your feet up.

Starbucks' experienced baristas will make your coffee exactly how you like it, as well as seasonal specials. Pop in and see what's brewing.

Starbucks

YO! Sushi

FIRST FLOOR

The world-famous conveyor belt means that you can stop off for just a bit or more.

As well as over 100 freshly prepared of sushi and sashimi staples, you will also find nourishing Miso soup, stir-fries, a great chicken katsu curry and some really super salads.

Yo Sushi