Birmingham is the host of the Commonwealth Games 2022, making it the third time England has hosted the international multi-sport event. Known for its canals and Industrial Revolution landmarks, there's plenty to see in the bustling city, including a great number of Victorian pubs, trendy cafes and Michelin restaurants. In fact, it is the only British city outside London to have five Michelin restaurants.
Here's where you can find the best bites in Birmingham.
Located in the Jewellery Quarter, Folium has been serving elegant Modern British cuisine since 2017. The innovative dishes are curated using locally-sourced ingredients, bringing out the best that Britain has to offer.
The simple yet refined menu is curated around what produce are available. Highlights on its spring/summer menu include Warm Savoury Custard wWth Roast Chicken and English Truffle, Native Lobster With Ponzu and Fried Bread, and Wagyu Beef With Yeast Béarnaise Sauce and Spent coffee, the latter residue from the bean grinding process.
Folium | 8 Caroline Street, Birmingham, B3 1TW | +44 121 638 0100 | Lunch: Friday-Saturday, 12pm-4pm; Dinner: Wednesday-Saturday, 5:30pm-12am