15 Remarkable Restaurants in Bullring and Grand Central, Birmingham

Bullring and Grand Central, located near the popular Bennetts Hill, is one of the most thrilling shopping destinations in the UK, outside of London. 

Birmingham Bullring in the West Midlands region is also home to fantastic museums and landmarks like the iconic guardian bronze bull – the third most photographed landmark in Britain. 

Also, if you need a break from all the shopping, sightseeing, and revelry of the 2022 Commonwealth Games, Bullring in the city centre also has some top-notch restaurants and bars to satisfy any craving. With everything from traditional British food to exotic delicacies, these 15 restaurants in Bullring have something for everyone.

Read more: 
Find your favourite Birmingham Museum from our list of 15 Must-Visit Museums

Also, discover everything you need to know about the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games in this complete guide. 

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15 Sensational Restaurants in Bullring

15 Sensational Restaurants in Bullring

Whether you want a casual dining experience, a chic cafe lunch or tantalising international food, our list has some of the best restaurants in Birmingham Bullring:

Casual Dining

Casual Dining Restaurants in Bullring, Birmingham (UK)
Casual Dining Restaurants in Bullring, Birmingham

Here are some of the best casual dining eateries in and around Bullring in Birmingham city centre:

1. Bill’s Restaurant

Bill’s is an eclectic Bullring restaurant taking a fresh new spin on classic dishes, offering everything from steaks to tasty vegan dishes and various delicious sides. If you’re a fan of Santa Fe chicken sandwiches, you’ll love Bill’s buttermilk chicken sandwich.

Dine at one of their cosy booths for an intimate date night meal, or bring the family along for a hearty breakfast, lunch or dinner. 

Tip: Shopping for a loved one? If you’ve visited every shop in the Bullring and Grand Central shopping centre but haven’t found the perfect gift, you can save yourself the hassle and purchase a Bill’s gift card instead. 

Address: Bullring Shopping Centre Middle Hall East B5 4BE, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Website: www.bills-website.co.uk
Phone no.: +44 20 8054 5397

Best dishes to try: Bill’s Truffle Chicken Two Ways
Price range: ££-£££
Opening times: Mon-Wed: 8am-10pm, Thurs-Saturday: 8am-11pm, Sun & Bank Holidays: 9am-10pm

Nearest bus/train stations: 
Bus: Park Street, Moat Lane (1 min walk) 
Train: Moor Street Selfridges (2 min walk)

Nearby attractions: Statue of Horatio Nelson (1 min drive or 2 min walk)

2. Browns Brasserie and Bar

If you prefer to dine al fresco, enjoy a delicious breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner on one of two relaxing outdoor terraces at Browns. They are well-known for their legendary steaks and bottomless brunch.

They also have one of the best bars in the area. Enjoy your drink of choice or sample one of their signature cocktails or a glass of bubbly – perfect after a long day at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. 

Address: 7 Spiceal Street Unit 1, St. Martin’s Square, Birmingham B5 4BH England
Website: www.browns-restaurants.co.uk
Phone no.: 0121 643 8708

Best dishes to try: Slow-Cooked Salted Pork Belly with Toffee Apple
Price range: ££-£££
Opening times: Mon-Thu: 9am-11pm, Fri-Sat: 9am-11:30pm, Sun: 9am-9pm

Nearest bus/train stations: 
Bus: Park St, Moat Lane (3 min walk)
Train: Birmingham Moor Street station (4 min walk)

Nearby attractions: The Guardian Bronze Bull (3 min walk)

3. Gourmet Burger Kitchen

If you’re attending the Commonwealth Games and looking for an alternative to fast food restaurants like Burger King, why not try this restaurant? 

Lovers of burgers will be spoiled for choice at this family-friendly restaurant. 

Choose from plenty of burger options, including the New York style “Taxidriver” burger, and wash it down with a beer, cider or cocktail. Choose from their legendary sides like homemade onion rings and skin-on loaded fries.

For the kids, there’s a range of delicious burgers, milkshakes and fizzy drinks. 

Address: Unit 4, The Waters Edge Brindley Place, Birmingham B1 2HL
Website: www.gbk.co.uk
Phone no.: +44 01216 437 751

Best dishes to try: GBK beef and blue cheese burger with lettuce, relish, and mayo.
Price range:  ££-£££
Opening times: Sun-Thurs: 11:30am-9:30pm, Fri-Sat: 11:30-10:30pm

Nearest bus/train stations:
Bus: Brindley Place Metro (5 min walk)
Train: Five Ways Station (18 min walk)

Nearby attractions: National Sea Life Centre Birmingham (5 min drive or 4 min walk)

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4. San Carlo Fumo

Located in the stylish Selfridges, Fumo is a contemporary dining restaurant with a wide selection of pasta and plenty of sharing dishes in the Italian Cicchetti style. You’ll also love the Instagram-worthy cocktail bar. 

For some fun, why not make a booking on the weekend and tear up the dance floor to music by their resident DJ. You can also purchase a gift card for a loved one while you’re there. 

Address: 1 Waterloo Street, Birmingham B2 5PG, England
Website: https://sancarlofumo.co.uk
Phone no.: 0121 643 8979

Best dish to try: Cavatelli con Melanzane e Salsiccia (Cavatelli pasta with aubergine and sausage)
Price range: ££-£££
Opening times: Mon-Sun: 12pm-11:30pm

Nearest bus/train stations: 
Bus: Colmore Row (Stop SH3) (1 min walk)
Train: Birmingham New Street station (4 min walk)

Nearby attractions: St Philip’s Cathedral (8 min drive or 2 min walk)

5. MyLahore British Asian Kitchen

Following the success of the flagship destination in Bradford, MyLahore is now open in Birmingham. The venue has a range of mouth-watering dishes prepared in the traditional Indian style with a modern British twist including curries, burgers, grills, and more.

And if you’re looking to host an event, they’re also popular party providers.

Address: 191 – 194 Bradford Street, Birmingham, B12 0JD
Website: www.mylahore.co.uk
Phone no.: 0121 771 1117

Best dish to try: Flaming Mutton Ribs
Price range: ££-£££
Opening times: Mon-Thurs: 12pm-11pm, Fri 12pm-1am, Sat 1pm-1am, Sun 1pm-11pm

Nearest bus/train stations:
Bus: Gibb Street (10 min walk)
Train: Trinity Terrace (2 min walk)

Nearby attractions: The Mill Live Music Venue (3 min drive or 8 min walk)

Cafes and Afternoon Tea Spots

Cafes and Afternoon Tea Restaurants in Bullring, Birmingham (UK)
Cafes and Afternoon Tea Restaurants in Bullring, Birmingham

If you’re looking for a quick bite, sweet treats, cookies, or tapa style snacks in Birmingham city, give one of these trendy cafes a try:

1. Café Rouge 

For all the charm and elegance of an authentic French bistro in the heart of the West Midlands, visit Café Rouge. 

Enjoy traditional French dishes or a refreshing drink in a serene setting after a long day browsing around Bullring’s shops. Don’t forget to try the afternoon tea, including Parisian sandwiches, cookies and sweet treats, and bottomless bubbly. 

Address: Broad Street The Waters Edge, Brindley Place, Birmingham B1 2HJ
Website: www.caferouge.com
Phone no.: +44 121 643 6556

Best dish to try: Scallops baked in garlic and parsley butter
Price range: ££-£££
Opening times: Mon-Sun 9am-9pm

Nearest bus/train stations:
Bus: St Martin Queensway/ New St Station (3 min walk)
Train: Moor Street (6 min walk)

Nearby attractions: Birmingham Walk of Stars, Broad Street (4 min walk)

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2. Cafe Neo

Cafe Neo is a relaxed West Midlands eatery for breakfast and lunch with delicious food and al fresco dining. 

Great after an early morning stroll, this venue is a well-known spot amongst local market traders and customers.

Address: Edgbaston Street St. Martins Market, Birmingham B5 5BB
Website: N/A
Phone no.: +44 121 622 5509

Best dish to try: Fish and chips
Price range: £
Opening times: Mon-Sat: 5:30am-6pm

Nearest bus/train stations:
Bus: St. Martin’s Queensway (3 min walk)
Train: Jewellery Quarter (18 min walk)

Nearby attractions: The Jewellery Quarter (17 min drive or 24 min walk)

3. Karibu Coffee House

This delightful family-run coffee house in Birmingham city centre serves tasty East African dishes and the best teas and coffees from Tanzania. 

Enjoy breakfast, lunch, dessert or afternoon tea in a relaxed, modern, African-inspired interior before strolling around St Martins Square. 

Address: 110 Digbeth, Birmingham B5 6DT
Website: www.karibucoffeehouse.co.uk
Phone no.: +44 7506 357160

Best dish to try: Spicy Chicken Pili Pili
Price range:  £
Opening times: Mon-Fri: 8:30am-4:30pm, Sat: 9:30am-6pm

Nearest bus/train stations:
Bus: Digbeth Coach Stop (1 min walk)
Train: Moor Street (7 min walk)

Nearby attractions: St Martin in the Bull Ring Church (St Martins Square, Spiceal Street) (8 min drive or 4 min walk)

4. Muffin Break

If you just want a snack or a light meal in Bullring, this is the place. Enjoy delicious cakes, cookies, coffee, paninis, or gourmet pies and tartlets.

They also have tasty gluten-free treats on their menu, like sweet and savoury muffins.

Address: Bull Ring, Birmingham B5 4BU
Website: https://muffinbreak.co.uk
Phone no.: +44 121 643 6600

Best dish to try: Turkey BLT served on flatbread
Price range: ££-£££
Opening times: Mon-Sat: 8am-5:30pm, Sun 10am-4pm

Nearest bus/train stations:
Bus: Priory Queensway (10 min walk)
Train: Moor Street (4 min walk)

Nearby attractions: ThinkTank Birmingham Science Museum (9 min drive or 14 min walk)

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International Cuisine

International Cuisine Restaurants in Bullring, Birmingham (UK)
International Cuisine Restaurants in Bullring, Birmingham

Looking for something a little more exotic? Try one of these buzz-worthy restaurants. 

Take a trip around the world – from the United States to Japan and Greece – without leaving Birmingham Bullring.  

1. Vietnamese Street Kitchen

Experience the taste of Southeast Asia the moment you step into this modern Vietnamese restaurant and cocktail bar. 

Located within the Bullring Birmingham complex, this family-run gem has unique décor, authentic food and refreshing drinks that the whole family can enjoy. 

Address: 3 St. Martins Square Bullring, Birmingham B5 4BW
Website: www.vietnamesestreetkitchen.com
Phone no.: +44 121 679 8872

Best dish to try: Tofu, mushroom and rice
Price range: ££-£££
Opening times: Sun-Thurs: 12pm-10pm, Fri-Sat 12pm-11pm

Nearest bus/train stations:
Bus: Park Street (2 min walk)
Train: Moor Street (3 min walk)

Nearby attractions: Bullring Open Market run by the Birmingham City Council (2 min drive or 1 min walk)

2. @Pizza Grand Central

It’s no surprise that this Bullring restaurant is rated number 2 out of 1,730 Birmingham eateries on Tripadvisor – customers love the delicious meals and speedy service at this flagship destination.

Whether you prefer Italian or New York style pizzas, choose from over 50 pizza toppings to find your ideal flavour combo, including blue cheese, beef, onion, and more. Also, enjoy a mouth-watering dessert pizza and unlimited soft drinks. 

Address: Unit 33 Grand Central Stephenson Place, Birmingham B2 4BF
Website: www.atpizza.com/grandcentral
Phone no.: +44 121 274 2836

Best dish to try: The Eat Meat Repeat pizza
Price range: £
Opening times: Mon-Thurs 12pm-9pm, Fri-Sat: 12pm-10pm, Sun 12pm-7pm

Nearest bus/train stations: 
Bus: Station Street (4 min walk)
Train: New Street (3 min walk)

Nearby attractions: The Alexandra Theatre (2 min drive or 6 min walk)

3. Wagamama

A stone’s throw from the bustling Birmingham indoor, outdoor and rag markets is the magnificent Wagamama restaurant. 

Indulge in mouth-watering Asian food with distinct Japanese flair and flavour in a relaxed setting.

Address: 45 Edgbaston Street The Bullring Shopping Centre, St. Martin square, Birmingham B5 4QL
Website: www.wagamama.com
Phone no.: +44 121 633 3033

Best dish to try: Kare Burosu ramen with grilled mushroom
Price range: ££-£££
Opening times: Sun-Thurs: 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat: 11am-11pm

Nearest bus/train stations: 
Bus: Navigation Street (4 min walk)
Train: New Street (3 min walk)

Nearby attractions: Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery (2 min drive or 3 min walk)

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4. Las Iguanas

Take a break from browsing around the stores and market stalls of Birmingham city centre and stop at this lovely Latin American restaurant in the bustling Temple Street. 

Tuck in delicious fresh food, tasty cocktails, tapa and hearty meals from Brazil, Argentina, Mexico and beyond.

Address: 39-40 Temple Street Somerset House, Birmingham B2 5DP England
Website: https://www.iguanas.co.uk 
Phone no.: +44 121 392 2923

Best dish to try: Beef quesadillas. For a meat free option, try the Bahian Jackfruit Curry. 
Price range: ££-£££
Opening times: Mon-Thurs: 11am-11pm, Fri-Sat 11am-12am, Sun 11am-10:30pm

Nearest bus/train stations:
Bus: Civic Close (6 min walk)
Grand Central (2 min walk)

Nearby attractions: St Philip’s Cathedral (9 min drive and 2 min walk)

5. Mount Fuji

This Tokyo-style restaurant is a must when in Birmingham city centre, whether you’re in the mood for a light meal like a sashimi salad or hearty bento or spicy curry dish. 

Try the delicious kid-friendly meals like the Shinkansen-style children’s bento as well. 

Address: Moor St Bullring & Grand Central, Birmingham B5 4BH, United Kingdom
Website: www.mountfuji.co.uk
Phone no.: 0121 633 9853

Best dish to try: Chicken Teriyaki & Tempura Bento
Price range:  ££-£££
Opening times: Mon-Sat: 12pm-9pm, Sun 12pm-8pm

Nearest bus/train stations:
Bus: Park Street, Moat Lane (2 min walk)
Train: Moor Street (4 min walk)

Nearby attractions: Cathedral Square (8 min drive and walk)

6. Kouzina

Experience an exquisite Greek dining experience at Kouzina. 

Try authentic Mediterranean food, sip on delicious cocktails, or indulge in a delicious sweet treat from the in-house bakery. 

They are also popular party providers, hosting public, private, and corporate events.

Address: Selfridges Upper Mall East Bullring The Bullring Upper Mall East, Birmingham B5 4BP
Website: https://kouzina-greek.com
Phone no.: +44 121 600 6605

Best dish to try: The Big Fat Greek Platter
Price range: ££-£££
Opening times: Mon-Wed 11:30am-8pm, Thurs-Sat 11:30am-9pm, Sun 11am-5:30pm

Nearest bus/train stations:
Bus: Moor Street Selfridges (Stop MS1) (6 min walk)
Train: Moor Street (3 min walk)

Nearby attractions: Treetop Adventure Golf (3 min walk or 15 min drive)