Flavour Fortnight is on the horizon - soon you'll be tucking into delicious deals at your favourite bars and restaurants.
For the first two weeks of September, from 1st to the 17th, a whole host of venues in Birmingham will be offering special menus, exclusive discounts and value added extras for the foodies of the city to take full advantage of.
These discounts won't be available at any other time of year so this will be the perfect time to take advantage of the incredibly diverse food scene in Birmingham, and eat all that the city has to offer.
There's lots of cuisines lined up and this diversity in flavour is sure to pack a punch and help the festival live up to its name of 'Flavour Fortnight'.
From Michelin-starred fine dining restaurants to award-winning independents and everyone's favourite chains, there's lots of venues participating for you to sink your teeth into...
All Bar One, Newhall Street & Brindleyplace
The stylish bar known for its bruches, tapas, and friendly but relaxing ambience is offering four small plates and a bottle of wine for just £20. Perfect to share with friends after a hard day at work.
The Restaurant, House of Fraser
If you've got hungry little ones demanding a tasty lunch then The Restaurant will feed them for just £1 when any adult meal is purchased. Meanwhile, grown-ups can treat themselves to buy-one-get-one-free cream teas.
Hotel du Vin, Church Street
The boutique hotel and trademark bistro that specialises in French cuisine might have an offer to temtp you. Enjoy two courses for £17.95 with a free glass of wine.
Tom's Kitchen, The Mailbox
Serving British favourites and comfort food classics in a relaxed brasserie setting, Tom's Kitchen is offering 20% off your food bill. Get an exceptional taste of home this Flavour Fortnight.
This is the perfect time to try the authentic Thai food on offer at Siamais as their giving you 20% off your food bill. They also serve 70 cocktails, so it's a great venue for both food and drink.
Aria, Hyatt Regency Birmingham
With glass ceilings and fresh modern dishes, Aria boasts style and sophistication. Treat yourself to 2 courses for £19 or 3 courses for £26.
Harvey Nichols, The Mailbox
Wash their incredible British cusine down with a bottle of wine. Not that you wouldn't do that anyway, but during Flavour Fortnight it's complimentary.
Handmade Burger Co., Bullring & Brindleyplace
The independent burger chain that has over 40 meaty, veggie and vegan burgers on their menu. Order as much as you like, as they're offering 20% off your food bill.
With two AA rosettes and an award-winning menu, Opus is letting you opt for their whole 1lb native lobster with garlic butter and french fries without the extra cost. It's the best time to take advantage of their al la carte menu.
La Vera, Martineau Place
This pizzeria that cooks your meals fresh right before your eyes is offering a complimentary dessert with any meal. And even better, it's a Calzone Nutella.
Bella Italia, New Street
Everyone's favourite Italian chain is hopping right on board with Flavour Fortnight with a generous 25% off your food bill before 5pm. More pizza and pasta for less expense sounds good to us!
Chung Ying Central Bar & Restaurant, Colmore Row
The dim sum and cocktail bar are serving their set menu at a special price just for Flavour Fortnight, making the first two weeks in Spetember the perfect time to try their award-winning Cantonese & Oriental cusine.
Sun on the Hill, Bennetts Hill
Located in the heart of Birmingham and serving well-kept beer and home-cooked food, Sun on the Hill also has regular entertainment. Head over there during Flavour Fortnight for a flatbread and a bottle of lager for just £7.50.
Gourmet Burger Kitchen, The Mailbox
Cooked to order everyday, their burgers really are gourmet. And what's even better, is that during Flavour Fortnight you can get 20% off your food bill.
Byron Hamburgers, New Street
They serve simple and delicious hamburgers made from great ingredients possible. Enjoy one with a beer for just £10 this Flavour Fortnight.
Hampton by Hilton, Broad Street
For just £25 this flavour fortnight you can enjoy their exclusive afternoon tea, which includesfreshly prepared savouries, warm scones, mouthwatering macaroons, gluten free chocolate brownies and mixed berries. On top of that, you can choose from a glass of Prosecco or complimentary car parking.
Gourmet Burger Kitchen, Brindleyplace
Serving a variety of handcrafted burgers, combining 100% British beef with the freshest ingredients and sauces made from scratch every day, Gourment Burger Kitchen are offering a free starter from their 'while you wait' menu, while you wait for your main course.
Del Villaggio, Broas Street
During the whole of Flavour Fortnight you can get 20% off your food bill from Trip Advisor's favourite Italian. They have a stone-baked pizza over and make their pasta dishes from scratch.
Zen Metro, Cornwall Street
This is Thai culinary art at its best. Authentic flavours with a luxurious twist make this a great spot to try this Flavour Fortnight, especially as you can get a 3 course meal with a drink for £18.95.
Purecraft Bar & Kitchen, Waterloo Street
If you order a large plate from their menu during Flavour Fortnight you'll get a complimentary 2/3 pintof any beer on their draught beer list. They specialise in crafted beer and real food so you know it's going to be good.
The Old Joint Stock, Temple Row
As one of the top 25 UK pubs, they serve cask ale and home-baked pies. Get any speciality pie for just £10, and it's worth enjoing their fully operational fringe theatre whilst you're there.
Featuring a classic and contemporary Italian menu in beautiful surroundings, Gusto certainly has gusto! Make the most of two courses at lucnhtime and a bottle of beer or glass of wine for £15.
Buffalo & Rye
Bringing a taste of America to the heart of Birmingham, Buffalo & Rye serve delicious dirty burgers, gourmet dogs and house smoked meats. If you head over during Flavour Fortnight you'll get a free cocktail when you spend £10 on food. Yee-haw!
The Alchemist, Colmore Row
Cocktail mixology masters The Alchemist are also dab hands at doing food. That' why they're offering 25% off your total food bill. And while you're there you could always order one of their theatrically mixed drinks...
Bodega, Bennetts Hill
It's a free dessert whenever you spend £10 or more on food from Bodega's South American menu. Treats on offer include burritos, hearty stews, nachos and the famous sweet potato fries.
Purnell's, Cornwall Street
The home of chef Glynn Purnell (yes, him off the telly) will be welcoming punters in with a very special deal: 4 courses for £40 per person. Better get booking now as these spots will go before you can say 'amuse bouche'.
The Jekyll & Hyde, Steelhouse Lane
Birmingham's original gin parlour was stocking the fragrant spirit before it was cool. Now they're in on the Flavour Fortnight act with a sumptuous 7-course meal with matched wine for £65 per person.
Terms & Conditions
Offers may be limited to specific times or require advance booking. For full details visit the Flavour Fortnight website.
Flavour Fortnight is brought to you by Colmore Business District, Westside BID and Retail Birmingham, in partnership with Dine Birmingham.
Posted by Niamh Carpenter