When arranging to have a business dinner with customers, colleagues or associates, you may find yourself at a loss for the perfect setting. While you do not want a noisy, crowded room where you cannot do business, you also do not want to entertain customers in a dead zone. Fortunately, Birmingham city centre has many dining options sure to delight your staff and guests. Without further ado, here are five of our favourite business dining options right now:
Almost next door to The Postbox Suite apartments, The Mailbox is the showcase location of Tom’s Kitchen, a comfortable, classic restaurant focused on British cuisine. Tom’s Kitchen is open daily for lunch and dinner, with a brunch option on the weekends, in case your trip becomes extended. The food consists of comfort food classics focused on local produce, which your customers will appreciate. Quick bites are available from the Deli, which freshly prepares express options for take-away so you can easily cater a business lunch. There are also private and semi-private dining rooms and a full bar for the ultimate in client entertainment.
Gas Street Social
Also in The Mailbox, practically next door to The Postbox Suite Apartments, is also home to Gas Street Social, a super-casual restaurant with large sharing tables for a fun staff party as well as quiet, private booths that are perfect for a business discussion. Gas Street Social serves modern European sharing plates, steaks, sandwiches, salads, comfort food and handmade burgers. They have a great value set menu Monday through Friday until 7 p.m. that those on a tight expense account appreciate.
Yorks Cafe at Ikon
Just a short walk from The West Suite apartments, Yorks Café is located in the Ikon gallery and is a great low-key setting for a fast break time meeting or lunch. Their menu features an all-day brunch and fantastic coffee. The Shakshuka dish, which is eggs baked in Arabian spiced tomatoes and peppers, is delicious and unique. For the more adventurous types, try the fried chicken and bacon waffles. There are plenty of vegetarian and vegan options, too.
Offering a chic atmosphere near The West Suite apartments, Pushkar is the ultimate in Punjabi and North Indian cuisine in the heart of Birmingham. Featuring an award-winning head chef and a sexy cocktail bar, your clients will be impressed with the friendly, professional service of the staff at Pushkar. This is a great location for first-time visitors to experience the rich Indian heritage of Birmingham’s dining scene.
Experience top-quality Italian cuisine just steps from The Metropolitan House apartments at Del Villagio. Your clients and colleagues will enjoy the authentic taste of Italy, especially after a long day of conferences or meetings. Relax in the modern, tasteful atmosphere and savour the freshest local ingredients used in every dish, from the pizza to the pasta and more.
Any of these great restaurants are an easy stroll from several of our serviced apartments, making your evening out an easy, relaxed experience for you and your colleagues or clients. After your meal, relax in your very own, private setting and prepare for the next day’s conference or meetings. Do not worry about being disturbed by other guests or housekeeping staff, just enjoy your FirstStay serviced apartment and recharge for a new business day.