Lasan is a well known name in the foodie scene of Birmingham. What many don’t seem to realise is how close it is to the City Centre. Nestled just off St Paul’s Square, on James Street and a touch past the concrete collar which encircles […]
Tag: Jewellery Quarter
Birmingham is well known for a curry, being the inventors of the Balti. There is a growing trend, however, for a more sophisticated curry, away from the usual experience, for those with a slightly less ‘rustic’ palate. In these restaurants, there is no short supply […]
The Jewellery Quarter is having a bit of a renaissance recently, attracting new and creative independent stores. One of the most recent editions is a new chocolaterie in the form of The Chocolate Quarter. On #StarWarsDay (aka May the 4th for non-geeks), I had the […]
To bookend a weekend of relaxation, Wifey and I did away with cornflakes and instant caffeine in exchange for a stroll down to the Jewellery Quarter and a trip to Urban Coffee Company, a local coffee chain with branches in Birmingham City Centre, Jewellery Quarter, Coventry (and briefly Harborne). The Jewellery Quarter branch in the Big Peg is the one we usually gravitate towards as it’s located a short trip down the canal from BG Towers.