The Jewellery Quarter : Some of our favourite places to go for Lunch (and after work drinks)

When it comes to food and drink, you’re spoilt for choice here in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. We estimate that there are approximately 80 bars in restaurants in the area.

Need to schedule a casual client meeting? Why not try one of the eclectic restaurants at St Paul’s Square? A great bar for team drinks? How about the Button Factory on Frederick Street?

At The Big Peg, there’s a heap of food and drink options on your doorstep. You’ll find a restaurant and bar for every occasion.

Join us as we take you on a walking tour of The Jewellery Quarter’s best lunch spots and bars.
Starting from our building on Vyse Street, we’d recommend:

Urban Coffee Company
The Big Peg, Warstone Lane, B18 6NF
Great for: working lunches, your daily coffee fix
Distance: on site

These guys are located on the ground floor of our building. As well as serving coffee, they have an extensive breakfast, brunch, and lunch menu. They have everything from eggs benedict to lamb kofta wraps - they also do Pancake Tuesdays. This busy little café is great for working lunches and keeping you fuelled with caffeine throughout the day.

33 Frederick Street, Hockley, B13HH
Great for: informal lunches with good vibes
Distance: 2 mins walk

Smack bang in the heart of The Jewellery Quarter, Capadoccia is a Turkish restaurant with a mouth-watering lunch menu. Situated in a Georgian building, this place is relaxed and stylish. It serves authentic Turkish cuisine, so you can expect to find dishes like yaprak dolma, lamb sish kebabs and falafels. Capadoccia is perfect for laid-back lunches.

The Rose Villa Tavern
172 Warstone Lane, B18 6JW
Great for: client and team catch-ups, after-work cocktails
Distance: 2 mins walk

This grand old public house is a popular watering hole in The Jewellery Quarter. It’s the perfect place to enjoy real ales and handcrafted cocktails. With a fine selection of craft beers and over 100 different vodkas from all over the world, this pub has something for everyone. This is a great venue for after-work drinks and their lunch menu makes it a good choice for casual client meetings too.


The Wilderness
27 Warstone Lane, Unit B, B18 6JQ
Great for: impressing clients with fine dining
Distance: 3 mins walk

If you’re looking for a lunch venue to woo an important client, then you’ll be hard-pushed to find a better offering than The Wilderness. This fine dining venue is the flagship restaurant of chef Alex Claridge. The menu is described as ‘playful and provocative’ and is based on seasonal, wild produce. Highly recommended.

24 Carat Bistro
27 Warstone Lane, B18 6JQ
Great for: casual team lunches
Distance: 3 mins walk

This popular Caribbean restaurant ticks all the boxes for a team lunch. Home-cooked meals at reasonable prices are the order of the day at 24 Carat Bistro. With a selection of English, Caribbean and international dishes, there’s something on the menu to tempt everyone. If you’re looking for casual dining in the Jewellery Quarter, this bistro is well worth a visit.

The Button Factory
25 Frederick Street, B1 3HH
Great for: relaxed clients lunches, trendy after-work drinks
Distance: 5 mins walk

The Button Factory is an ideal venue for entertaining clients. With its extensive food and drinks menu, it’s the perfect combination of trendy and traditional. Located in a restored Georgian building, the rooftop terrace is a popular hotspot for after-work drinks during the summer months.

Ana Rocha Bar and Gallery
48 Frederick Street, B1 3HN
Great for: wining and dining clients, after-work cocktails
Distance: 5 mins walk

If you want to impress your clients with something a little different, then take them to Ana Rocha Bar and Gallery. This exhibition-bar has a unique, contemporary feel. They serve tapas made from imported Spanish produce and have an impressive wine and cocktail menu to boot. Surrounded by antiques, fine art paintings and luxury watches, this bar offers something truly different.

1000 Trades
16 Frederick Street, B1 3HE
Great for: team nights out
Distance: 6 mins walk
This independent bar and kitchen celebrates all things craft. From craft beer and natural wine to food entrepreneurs and local musicians, 1000 Trades is a great venue for a team night out. The kitchen operates residences, so the menu changes every month. A contemporary venue with a fantastic variety of street food

The Pig and Tail
Albion Street, B1 3ED
Great for: relaxed team lunches, after-work beers
Distance: 6 mins walk

An unfussy menu of tapas-style dining makes The Pig and Tail ideal for casual team lunches. Pulled pork, home-made foccacias, and cheese boards are some of the delicacies you can expect here. With an array of craft beers and cocktails, the bar is a popular venue for after-work drinks in the Jewellery Quarter.


The Jam House
3-5 St Paul’s Square, B31QU
Great for: team nights out
Distance: 10 mins walk

What could be better for a team night out than live music, good food and an impressive range of drinks? The Jam House is one of The Jewellery Quarter’s most popular live music venues. The purple lighting creates a dusky interior, where you can enjoy the sounds of funky, jazz-centric bands.

Saint Paul’s House
5-20 St Paul’s Square
Great for: trendy after-work drinks
Distance: 10 mins walk

Run by a husband and wife team, Saint Paul’s House is a restaurant, bar and boutique hotel. With meeting room spaces available to hire, this trendy venue is as busy during the day as it is at night. Saint Paul’s offers casual and formal dining throughout the day and a carefully considered drinks menu. With 34 suites available in the hotel, this is the perfect venue for a late curfew.