Every month OpenTable analyses more than 400,000 new diner reviews across the country, including in Birmingham. The hospitality industry in the city has been growing and the city was named the “Most Exciting Food Destination” by the Good Food Guide in 2022.
From Michelin starred restaurants to international cuisines like Argentinian, Cantonese, Indian, and modern British food - Birmingham has everything. Whether you are looking for a casual vibe or are celebrating an occasion with friends - the top ten most booked restaurants show a variety.
These are the most sought out restaurants and reflect the different tastes and foods that residents lean towards in the city.
See here if your favourite restaurant made it into the list:
1. The Rolling Mill, Jewellery Quarter
Coming in at no. 10 is the Rolling Mill in Jewellery Quarter. The bar serves British and European comfort food. It’s also available for private hire as a venue. (Photo - Google Maps)
2. Asha’s in Birmingham City Centre
Coming in at no.9 is Asha’s - which is a Michelin starred restaurant in the city centre. The restaurant is owned by renowned artiste Asha Bhosle and the extensive menus cover most parts of the Subcontinent, with everything cooked to order, says the Michelin guide. The restaurant’s speciality is Tandoori kebabs. (Photo - Asha’s/Michelin Guide)
3. Gaucho, Colmore Row
Gaucho is an Argentine food & wine restaurant. It offers amazing Argentinian steaks, the finest wines and signature cocktails. It has marketed itself as an accessible luxury eatery. (Photo - Google maps)
4. Buffet Island, Erdington
Buffet Island is a Chinese restauarant serving food in an all-you-can-eat format. It is the seventh most booked place in Birmingham, according to OpenTable. The venue used to be an inn until it was turned into the buffet restaurant. (Photo - Google maps)