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Archive for August, 2012

Chamberlains Fish & Chip Restaurant amongst the best in the UK

Chamberlains Fish and Chip Shop, an up-market and family run establishment on the Birmingham/Sandwell border has made it through to the next stages of the prestigious National Fish & Chip Awards. There are more than 10,500 Fish & Chip shops in the UK and Chamberlains has already made it into the top 50. Not only

All change at the top for East Lodge

Following the acquisition of the prestigious Callow Hall in Ashbourne, Elyzian Hospitality has announced key promotions at Callow Hall’s multi-award winning sister establishment, East Lodge country house hotel and restaurant at Rowsley in the Peak District.   Simon Bradley has been elevated from his previous position of head chef at East Lodge, to Executive Group […]

New Chinese Restaurant owners invest over £500K in Kidderminster

Worcestershire’s newest restaurant is due to open on August 30th, and will be one of the most eagerly awaited, after owners Tom and Chef Wendy Lau have invested over half a Million pounds of their own money in transforming this once derelict Pub. China Lodge Restaurant will

#BigupBirmingham gains pace

The city’s #BigupBirmingham campaign continues to grow with new billboard posters appearing across the city from Friday 24th August. The posters from Signature Outdoor, which feature the #BigupBirmingham logo, have been launched to welcome athletes competing at the Aviva Birmingham Grand Prix. An impressive list of 16 Olympic gold medallists will compete at the event […]

The Spice is right at Jimmy’s

On Wednesday 22nd August, Jimmy Spice’s officially opened its doors to a host of VIP guests following a dramatic refurbishment that has seen the restaurant double in size. Now Birmingham’s largest restaurant, Jimmy Spice’s serves

India meets Mexico as new burrito company launches in Birmingham

An aspiring entrepreneur has opened ‘Wrapchic’, a unique food outlet offering Indian burritos, in the centre of Birmingham. ‘Wrapchic’ is on a journey to change the way Indian food is eaten in the city, as the menu reflects ingredients from all parts of India, in a variety of Mexican dishes such as burritos and tacos. […]

East Lodge maintains prestigious 5 star hygiene accolade

Rowsley’s multi-award winning Peak District hotel and restaurant, East Lodge, has maintained its 5 Star Hygiene Award. Awarded by Derbyshire Dales District Council for Food Hygiene, East Lodge remains amongst an elite club of establishments that have met the highest of standards in culinary cleanliness. Awarded by Derbyshire Dales District Council, the 5-star award for […]

New Marco Pierre White restaurant now open

The new Marco Pierre White restaurant in Nottingham is now open. Located at Alea on Upper Parliament Street the new restaurant is called the Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill. Regarded by many as the godfather of

Midlands Restaurants feature in Good Food Guide Top 50 Restaurants

Mr Underhills Patio

Midlands Chefs Chris Bradley of Mr Underhills Ludlow, and Glynn Purnell of Purnells’ Restaurant Birmingham feature in this year’s prestigious Good Food Guide 2013. The bestselling restaurant guide publishes its annual ranking of the UK’s Top 50 restaurants**. Restaurants in The Good Food Guide are awarded a cooking score out of ten, with L’Enclume joining […]

Chi Bar and Grill invests £70,000 in refurbishment and opening of Chi Grill

Chi Grill Interior

One of the key entertainment directors in the Colmore Business District, Jagtar Dhaliwal, has recently invested £70,000 in the refurbishment and opening of Chi Grill which will be part of Chi Bar and Grill, based on Newhall Street. The opening has created a positive seven new jobs in an otherwise unpromising financial climate, and will […]