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The new Nosh and Quaff restaurant in Colmore Row, Birmingham.

Nosh and Quaff unveiled after £1m fit-out completes

The lobster and beer restaurant, which looks out over the Council House and Victoria Square, is set to begin trading

Zizzi and CAU to open in Brindleyplace

Three Brindleyplace will be home to new CAU and Zizzi restaurants
Italian and Argentinian restaurants chains join long list of companies launching new restaurants in Birmingham

Old BT phone box in Birmingham opens as coffee 'pod'

A new coffee 'pod' is opening today in an old phone box in Eden Place
New lease of life starts today for one of four disused red phone booths off Colmore Row

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The new Nosh and Quaff restaurant in Colmore Row, Birmingham.

Nosh and Quaff unveiled after £1m fit-out completes

The lobster and beer restaurant, which looks out over the Council House and Victoria Square, is set to begin trading

Three Brindleyplace will be home to new CAU and Zizzi restaurants

Zizzi and CAU to open in Brindleyplace

Italian and Argentinian restaurants chains join long list of companies launching new restaurants in Birmingham

A new coffee 'pod' is opening today in an old phone box in Eden Place

Old BT phone box in Birmingham opens as coffee 'pod'

New lease of life starts today for one of four disused red phone booths off Colmore Row

Simon Price, CEO of cutlery firm Arthur Price

Arthur Price eyes Far East with new orders in China

Luxury cutlery firm is tapping into fascination with British manufacturing by branching out into Chinese markets

Le Bistrot Pierre is hoping to opens its first Birmingham restaurant in Gas Street

Le Bistrot Pierre eyes Gas Street for first Birmingham restaurant

French group brings forward new plans to open venue in the listed former headquarters of the Worcester and Birmingham Canal Company

Mechu in Summer Row is among the venues set to benefit from new investment

New future for Summer Row bars after fresh investment

Founder and managing director leaves owner of Mechu, Fleet Street Kitchen and  Après as new faces and capital brought in to spearhead next chapter of city bar group

From left: Richard and Chris Sargeant, co-founders of Handmade Burger Company, with Finance Birmingham investment director Clive Broadhurst

Handmade Burger Company secures £600k to support Grand Central launch

Finance Birmingham backs burger business founded in Birmingham in 2006 to open third outlet in the city

Raj Rana, Itihaas owner and founder

Itihaas to open Manchester Selfridges restaurant

The new venture builds on Itihaas’ existing relationship with Selfridges

L-R Peter Crookes, Prit Sagoo and Barry Doherty.

Primitivo set to close doors for six months as part of Grand Hotel restoration

Primitivo, one of the most popular bars in the Colmore business district, has vowed to return “bigger and better than ever”

Andy Aldrich, founder of Viva Brazil which is opening a new restaurant in Birmingham

Viva Brazil to open Birmingham restaurant

Chain to launch fifth outlet in Bennetts Hill which will be company's largest among its group of restaurants

A CGI of how the extended Touchwood centre in Solihull would look with St Alphege Church in the background

Plans submitted to expand Solihull's Touchwood shopping centre

The expansion would see the addition of 30 new shops, restaurants and cafés and the creation of a new open street

Grand Central and New Street 'will be ready' vows Network Rail chief

Look inside the vast new railway station and shopping centre just over two months ahead of launch reveals a busy building site

The reception at Aston Manor Cider's new offices and warehouse in Witton

Aston Manor Cider moves into new offices and warehouse

The suite of offices, three miles from Aston Manor’s production site in Aston, have been designed by Workbox UK

John Lewis will open on September 24 along with Grand Central and the completed New Street station

John Lewis and New Street opening dates announced

Developers confirm when new department store and Grand Central shopping centre will open in addition to completion of new-look railway station

Carlo Distefano managing director of San Carlo Restaurants

Profits up at restaurant group San Carlo

Italian chain which was born in Birmingham continues expansion plan with new sites in Turkey and China

Balti survival battle as inferior pans put Birmingham's classic cuisine at risk

Connoisseurs say balti owes much to the original cast-iron or thin pressed steel pot designs which were first supplied by Smethwick firm Pressform

Another restaurant could be joining Bullring's long list of places to eat

Bill's has eye on Bullring for first Birmingham restaurant

National restaurant chain looks to grow Midlands presence with fifth outlet in the region and first in the city

Marks & Spencer has taken the keys to its store in Longbridge for fit out

St Modwen hands over M&S Longbridge store

High street chain starts fit out of Midlands' biggest Marks & Spencer in time for Christmas opening

Edwardian tea room at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery is extending its opening hours

Edwardian Tea Room extends opening hours

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery hoping to attract weekend visitors to café with new Friday night opening hours from next month

VMF (Villa Midlands Food) is a unique training restaurant based at Aston Villa

Aston Villa pledge to keep up the good work despite Restaurant VMF closure

Club says there will be no job losses, and strong community work will continue, despite restaurant's closure

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The new Nosh and Quaff restaurant in Colmore Row, Birmingham.

Nosh and Quaff unveiled after £1m fit-out completes

Three Brindleyplace will be home to new CAU and Zizzi restaurants

Zizzi and CAU to open in Brindleyplace

Robots in action on the Jaguar XE production line in Solihull

Jaguar Land Rover thought to be eyeing Poland or Slovakia for new factory

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