Lucarelli


Recently opened, family-owned restaurant Lucarelli offers traditional Italian cuisine - think pizzas, pastas, meats and fresh lobster -  fine Italian wines and cocktails.
Food & drink aside, its stunning outside terrace, covered in white flowers and surrounded by potted olive trees, is a real showstopper and the perfect setting for the summer months ahead.

lucarellirestaurant.co.uk

 

Gup Shup


Great Western Arcade’s new addition, Gup Shup serves takeaway sandos made with its own fresh-baked Japanese Shokupan - a soft melt-in-your-mouth sweet bread. Options include ramen egg, hot pepper chicken, katsu chicken and yankie hottie - mature cheddar, American cheese, Texan ground beef, dil pickles, chipotle ketchup, French’s mustard and fried onions. 

gup-shup.co.uk

 

Vietnamese Street Kitchen


After pandemic-related setbacks, Vietnamese Street Kitchen has finally opened at Bullring. Guests can enjoy authentic Vietnamese cuisine in a vibrant, colourful setting inspired by the family’s heritage.
The focus of the menu is sharing: street food and small plates create a Vietnamese tapas-style experience. Classics such as warming pho and bun cha ha noi are available.

vietnamesestreetkitchen.com

 

Kouzina


From Street Kitchen Brothers, a West Midlands-based Greek-Cypriot family-run business, Kouzina is the first authentic Greek food restaurant to launch in Selfridges.
Shoppers can indulge in Greek mezze cuisine - including the famous moussaka, souvlaki and stifado - and a range of traditional sweet treats from the Greek bakery such as baklava and kadaifi.

kouzinagreekmeze.co.uk/selfridges

 

Perios


This new Tex-Mex restaurant will soon be opening its doors to guests in Brindleyplace after expanding its business into Birmingham city centre for the first time.
Perios will serve Mexican classics such as tacos, burritos and nachos, as well as American burgers and beef and chicken dishes. Perios is expected to open this summer, depending on Covid-19 restrictions.

myperios.com

 

Qavali 


A brand-new fine-dining concept featuring dishes from across the Persian Empire, Qavali is set to open in Brindleyplace this summer.
Named after a style of Sufi devotional singing and originating from the Arabic word qual - meaning ‘to speak’ - the eatery will offer a range of delicious dishes inspired by Turkish, Arabic, Persian and Indian cuisine. Qavali is expected to open in July or August.

instagram.com/qavaliuk