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Birmingham Travel Guide

Eating & Drinking in Birmingham

Birmingham’s eating scene is a cosmopolitan experience; you can sample the best food from countries around the world with over 500 hundred restaurants, pubs and bar in the city centre offering a range of taste from worldwide.

Birmingham's China Town has a choice of restaurants, supermarkets and cafes offering great Chinese food.

Balti is a popular food introduced to the region by Birmingham's large Pakistani and Kashmiri communities around 1976. A balti meal is a type of curry, fast cooked over a high flame with fresh meat and/or vegetables marinated and then cooked with extra spices added during the fast cooking process. The majority of Balti houses are situated in the Sparkbrook, Balsall Heath and Moseley areas of South Birmingham, which essentially forms the famous "Balti Triangle".

Birmingham does not have a wide range of vegetarian-specific places to eat but there are few eateries that offer vegetarian food, especially some Indian and Chinese places tend to have better variety.

Drinking scene in Birmingham is plenty varied there are lively pubs, bars and clubs around the city centre. Broad Street and the Water's Edge provide some of the most popular venues in the city, there you will find everything from traditional pubs to lively theme bars including sports bars and Irish bars. There is plenty of choice for clubbers and music enthusiasts with many of Birmingham newest and biggest clubs within easy reach. The house and techno music scene proves to be very popular and live gigs can be found in many venues.

Dress code restrictions are rather common in Birmingham clubs, is recommended to check out each club's policy. Many clubs refuse to admit large groups of males.

With all these eating and drinking opportunities you will never be short of places to go for food, relaxation and entertainment.

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