birmingham

Hello, birmingham

Birmingham, the second largest city in Britain, served as inspiration for J.R.R. Tolkien to write the celebrated work of fantasy fiction "The Lord of the Rings". The city is renowned for its dining scene that will satisfy the most demanding palates and, thanks to the many attractions, tourists are sure to keep busy. With world-class shopping centres all fashionistas will leave the city with a smile, and when the night falls there is an exciting nightlife to discover.

Cafes

The Cafes to visit

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Floating Coffee Company

The Floating Coffee Company is one of the more unusual cafés, it is a coffee-house-boat moored up at Brindley Place, adjacent to the International Convention Centre. Relax and choose from a range of beverages and light-bites. Very friendly personnel (or say, crew).

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The Kitchen Garden Cafe

Welcome to this tranquil oasis in the middle of the busy shopping centre in Kings Heath´s. A place where to enjoy fresh made salad or home-cooked meal together with a Fair Trade coffee or tea. If you have a sweet-tooth, do not worry, they serve cakes and pastries too. They also cater for vegetarians and vegans.

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hand of barista making latte or cappuccino coffee pouring milk making latte art

Boston Tea Party Birmingham

Housed in a grand old building, this award-winning independent café chain is located in the heart of Corporation Street. Boston Tea Party serves simple and well-prepared food and drinks and it is all served in a family friendly atmosphere. They also have a kids menu.

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Urban Cafe | Bar | Kitchen

Whether you want breakfast, brunch, lunch or just a cup of coffee (made by a knowledgeable barista), Urban Cafe serves it all. Established in 2009, they have two locations in Birmingham (Jewellery Quarter and Church Street) where they serve sandwiches, pastry and cakes throughout the day and alcohol in the evening.

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delicious sandwich of toasted bread, avocado and spinach

Saint Kitchen

Overlooking the St. Paul’s Square, this stylish independent coffee shop is located in Jewellery Quarter where you can get all-day breakfast, brunch, lunch and yummy homemade cakes, which all can be accompanied with a cup of fine coffee. Popular among visitors and locals alike, Saint Kitchen is truly a youthful venue with a welcoming and friendly atmosphere.

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