Discover the best food and drink experiences

The summer holidays might be over, but that doesn't mean your tastebuds have to stay in Birmingham. With the delicious deals on this Flavour Fortnight, you'll be able to taste cuisines from all over the world for less.

The great thing about Birmingham's food scene is that whilst serving up its fair share of Great British grub, it also also offers top notch food from all four corners of the world.

Flavour Fortnight is upon us, meaning foodies are scoring some amazing deals on food and drink all over the city right now. If you want to join in (why wouldn't you?) and you're after something a bit more exotic, here's the best deals on international cuisine in Brum.

But remember they're only available until 17th September, so make the most of them!

Siamais-ing Southeast Asian dishes at Brindleyplace

Siamais bridges the gap between tantalising Thai food and sophisticated cocktails.

During Flavour Fortnight enjoy 20% off your food bill, regardless of whether you opt for their aromatic Tom Yum soup with kaffir lime, lemongrass, galangal, chilli and coriander, or fragrant Massaman curry made from coconut milk, peanuts and star anise.

Thai food entices all the senses, and you won't believe your eyes when you see their cocktail menu.

For a taste of Thailand, Siamais offers a delicious and great value option for Flavour Fortnight.

Italian Classics at Bella Italia

Everyone loves this Italian chain, and you'll love it even more during Flavour Fortnight as you'll get 25% off your food bill if you dine before 5pm.

Their pizzas are thin and crispy, their beef and red wine ravioli is rich and indulgent, and their ribs Italiano are sticky and sweet.

If you've got a sweet tooth then design your own sky-scraping sundae. Choose your gelato flavour, add some toppings, and tuck in!

With a prime city centre location on New Street, now is the time to pop in to Bella Italia for a tasty Italian feast.

Spanish tapas and flamenco at Amantia

This family-run independent tapas bar and restaurant will surely transport you to Spain as not only are their paellas traditional and full of flavour, they also host monthly flamenco shows as well as other Spanish-themed events.

With 20% off your food bill this Flavour Fortnight you can try their Andalusian style oxtail stew, king prawns sautéed in garlic and chillies and aubergine chips drizzled with honey for less.

For an authentic Spanish dining experience, Amantia is the place to go this Flavour Fortnight. Make the most of trying as many dishes as you like with this exclusive discount.

Strada: A la carte? Ooh La La!

If you're passing by the Symphony Hall this Flavour Fortnight, then why not treat your tastebuds as well as your ears?

If you order from the a la carte menu then your wallet will also get a treat as you'll get a generous 30% off.

That includes seafood risotto made with mussels, prawns, squid, chilli and tomato and finished with fresh lemon, garlic and parsley, and Saltimbocca, which is pork fillet wrapped in crisp Prosciutto with fresh sage and served with crushed potatoes and green beans in a white wine and butter sauce.

Strada's contemporary approach to Italian dining makes it a winner for pre-theatre and pre-concert dinners.

Luxury with a Thai Twist at Zen Metro

Fancy a trip to Bangkok?

Zen Metro considers itself a fusion of traditional and contemporary Thai cuisines with a host of authentic flavours and recipes. And they add a luxurious touch to their dishes.

Citrus and soy glazed black cod, ponzu broth and enoki mushrooms is on the menu, as is pork cooked with Phanaeng sauce, bamboo shoot, pandan leaves and Thai ginger, served semi dry.

Head down to their restaurant on Cornwall Street to make the make of the Flavour Fortnight deal: a 3 course meal with a drink for just £18.95.

Pizza, Pizza and more Pizza at La Vera

All you'll get at La Vera is wood-fired pizza. Even for dessert.

But what more could you possibly want?

Watch your pizza cook before your eyes and choose your favourite toppings to craft your own Italian meal. Options include chicken hot dog, smoked beef, jalapenos and Fior Di Latte cheese.

You'll get a complimentary nutella calzone with every main meal purchased during Flavour Fortnight. So good you'll forget you're in Martineau Place and not Naples...

Delizioso!

Delicious Dim Sum at Chung Ying

Chung Ying serve tempting Cantonese dishes, and Oriental themed cocktails and beers are specialities of the restaurant.

For Flavour Fortnight only, you can enjoy 20% off all set menus so you can try the best of the best for less.

This deal includes dishes like salt & chilli spare ribs, lamb with ginger and spring onions, and crispy chicken wings Thai style.

Chopsticks at the ready!

Spicy Signature Napalese curries at JoJolapa

Cooking in traditional ovens is what achieves JoJolapa's famous deep smoky flavours.

They serve twists on classic curries that you may recognise like their award-winning lamb Rogan Josh and Chicken Biryiani, but don't miss their Nepalese specialities. 

Taste Chicken Choyla, which is chargrilled spring chicken tossed with Himalayan herbs, olive oil and fenugreek-seed served with salad, or go for Chatamari, a traditional Nepali pancake made with rice flour and stuffed with minced chicken or vegetables and egg, for real Nepalese food.

Whatever you decide on, be sure that you'll get 20% off your food bill during Flavour Fortnight.

Latin American Street Food at Bodega

It's a free dessert at Bodega when you spend £10 on food.

They have a fresh and vibrant Latin American street food menu to choose from, including smoky slow roasted beef brisket nachos with all the toppings, and soft tortilla tacos with homemade Baja battered mahi-mahi fish, slaw & coriander.

And for the best part, the dessert menu offers churros with cinnamon and rich caramel sauce, and white chocolate and mojito cheesecake.

We know where we'll be heading this Flavour Fortnight...

A True Taste of Italy at Del Villagio

As Trip Advisor's favourite Italian in Birmingham, Del Villagio are so authentic they even make their own pasta from scratch.

And for their pizza they have a wood fired oven, of course.

Their menu is traditonally Italian, with a great choice of pizzas, pasta dishes, risottos and calzones.

20% off your food bill when dining during the first two weeks in September should make Del Villagio even more appetising (if that's possible)

All American Burgers at Buffalo and Rye

Buffalo and Rye serve an all American feast for you to sink your teeth into.

Meaty burgers with American cheese, gourmet dogs with classic mustard and ketchup, and U.S favourite mac n cheese are all on the menu. Head down before 17th September and you'll be able to wash it all down with a free cocktail when you spend £10 on food.

God bless America!

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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