Discover the best food and drink experiences

Flavour Fortnight isn't just about bringing you the best foodie deals for the first two weeks of September. Here at Dine we love a good drink or two as well, and nothing beats enjoying a tipple on the house.

If you haven't yet heard about Flavour Fortnight, then you need to wrap your head around it, pronto!

For the first two weeks in September, from 1st-17th, over 30 popular restaurants, bars, cafes and eateries from across the city will offer special menus, exclusive discounts and value added extras.

You won't be able to use these deals at any other time, so ensure you make of the most of it over the next couple of weeks!

We know lots of you love drinks as much as you love food, so we've rounded up the top drinks deals this Flavour Fortnight.

Here's where you need to go if you want a coffee, a cocktail, or even a whole bottle of wine...

Hotel du Vin

Hotel du Vin is renowned as a trademark Bistro, serving French classics with a distinctly British twist. 

Their menus are inspired by the cooking traditions and rich tastes of the various regions of France, created using a wealth of seasonal ingredients. 

But as always, it's not just the food that takes centre stage at Hotel du Vin, as they place a huge emphasis on drinks. They even boast their iconic bubble lounge and host regular wine dinners, to show just how seriously they take their alcohol!

This Flavour Fortnight, make the most of Hote du Vin's decadent food menu and extensive drinks menu with their exclusive offer avaible from 1st-17th September. Get two courses for £17.95 with complimetary glass of wine.

All Bar One

The stylish city bar and restaurant known for its brunches, tapas-style small plates and fusion of flavours from all of the globe, might have an offer to tempt those look for a bevvie after a hard day at work. 

This Flavour Fortnight head to All Bar One (either on Newhall Street or at Brindleyplace) for 4 small plates and a bottle of wine for £20.

Small plates include crispy duck dumplings, salt and pepper calamari, lamb kibbeh, and feta and spinach bourek so there's certainly no shortage of flavour. Pairing these with a choice of white, red, rose, or sparkling wine should take your evening to a whole new level.

This deal is perfect to share so round-up a couple of work friends and end the day in style.

Harvey Nichols

If drinks are the most important element of your meal and you're hoping to take full advantage of the best drinks deals this Flavour Fortnight then Harvey Nichols are offering one that can't be missed.

For the first two weeks of September you will receive a complimetary bottle of wine with every two main courses purchased.

If that's not a top drinks deal then we don't know what is!

Choose between house red or white (or a soft drink alternative) to accompany your main meal. 

Main course options include duck breast with mango and carrot puree, and Milanese risotto with piquillo peppers.

Sun on the Hill

Located on Bennett's Hill and promising well-kept beer and home-cooked food in a laid back setting, Sun on the Hill host regular entertainment including live music, local DJs, and the latest sports.

But if it's drinks deals you're looking for then you might find their Flavour Fortnight offer more entertaining...

Enjoy any flatbread and a bottle of lager for just £7.50.

That includes harissa lamb with red onion and mint tzatziki, spicy falafel with feta hummus and harissa yoghurt, and pibil pulled pork with chorizo, guacamole and chipotle aioli.

Huge flavours, small price!

Byron Hamburgers 

Byron do hamburgers the right way; simple, meaty and full of flavour.

If you've never tasted their juicy burgers for yourself, then head on down to New Street this Flavour Fortnight to take advantge of their cracking burger and drinks deal.

You can enjoy a cheese burger and a beer for just £10.

The burger comes with Byron cheese, shredded iceberg, pickles, onion, American mustard and Byron sauce, and the beer comes cold and  ready to refresh!

200 Degrees Coffee

Everyone knows that the best way to start your day is with coffee.

Lacking in energy? Coffee. Need a pick me up? Coffee.

200 Degrees understand the nation's relationship with coffee and is a hugely popular spot in the heart of the commercial and shopping district to grab a cuppa.

They have 90 seats on the ground floor, and a barista school and meeting room for 16 in the basement. As well as catering for the coffee-worshipping masses, 200 Degrees Coffee is part shop so you can take away everything you need to create your perfect cup when you're back at home.

If you pay them a visit during Flavour Fortnight you can treat yourself to coffee and breakfast for just £4, or coffee, sandwich and cake for £7.50.

Hampton by Hilton

For a spot of sophistication and indulgence, Hampton by Hilton are really treating you this Flavour Fortnight with a top afternoon tea offer.

Enjoy their traditional afternoon tea for two which includes a selection of freshly prepared savouries, warm scones with clotted cream and preserves, mouth-watering macaroons, gluten free chocolate brownie and mixed berries, and your choice from a range of teas and coffee.  

Choose from a glass of prosecco each or complimentary car parking before treating yourself with their exclusive afternoon tea offer for £25.00.

With this deal you'll be saving 25% this Flavour Fortnight.

Zen Metro

Zen Metro offers a fusion of traditional and contemporary Thai cuisines with a host of authentic flavours and recipes.

Massaman curry, Tom Yum soup, teriyaki salmon and Thai spring rolls all feature on the menu, so authentic Thai flavours are guaranteed.

Just for Flavour Fortnight, Zen Metro are offering 3 courses for £18.95 including a drink.

With a drinks menu complete with beers, spirits, wines and cocktails, this deal shouldn't be missed this September.

Purecraft Bar and Kitchen

How can a tasty meal from Purecraft Bar and Kitchen be improved? With complimetary beer, maybe?

Well this Flavour Fortnight that's exactly what you'll be getting.

Purecraft Bar and Kitchen love their beer and want you to enjoy it too.

That's why they're giving you 2/3 pint of any beer on their draught list for free when any large plate from their menu is purchased.

Gusto

Gusto features a classic and contemporary menu using fresh, carefully selected simple ingredients and a comprehensive worldwide wine list.

For Flavour Fortnight only, you can grab two courses from their Lunch Menu with either a bottle of Peroni Red, 175ml Garganega Pinot Grigio or 175ml Montepulciano.

And for all that you'll just have to pay £15 per person.

Buffalo and Rye

Also hopping on board Flavour Fortnight's drinks deals is All-American Buffalo and Rye.

Whilst famed for their dirty burgers, gourmet dogs and house smoked meats, it's easy to miss their skills in the world of exquisite drinks.

They cover everything from milkshakes to whiskeys and US-imported beer, but it's the cocktails that are shining in the spotlight this Flavour Fortnight.

You'll get a free one when you spend £10 on food, and they've got a darn good selection, too!

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. 

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Posted by Niamh Carpenter

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