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Purnell's, Cornwall Street, Birmingham

Seven Midland restaurants named among nation's best

Birmingham is one of the few British cities outside London to feature more than once in this weekend’s Sunday Times 100 Top Restaurants

Review: Edgbaston restaurant Waters on the Square

Chef's tasting of desserts, including pear frangipani, a cherry cream with a dusting of sugar, a pot of custard cream, a yoghurt fruit compote and an Amaretto cream with biscuit, from Waters on the Square restaurant in Edgbaston.
Ahead of its first anniversary Mary Griffin visits Andy Waters' restaurant, Waters on the Square in Edgbaston, asking whether it could win Birmingham's first Bib Gourmand

Adam's in Birmingham named as one of the top restaurants in Europe

How Adam's appears on the Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice countdown
The coveted title of best restaurant in Europe in Tripadvisor’s Travellers’ Choice 2014 award goes to El Celler de Can Roca in Girona, Spain

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Purnell's, Cornwall Street, Birmingham

Seven Midland restaurants named among nation's best

Birmingham is one of the few British cities outside London to feature more than once in this weekend’s Sunday Times 100 Top Restaurants

Chef's tasting of desserts, including pear frangipani, a cherry cream with a dusting of sugar, a pot of custard cream, a yoghurt fruit compote and an Amaretto cream with biscuit, from Waters on the Square restaurant in Edgbaston.

Review: Edgbaston restaurant Waters on the Square

Ahead of its first anniversary Mary Griffin visits Andy Waters' restaurant, Waters on the Square in Edgbaston, asking whether it could win Birmingham's first Bib Gourmand

How Adam's appears on the Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice countdown

Adam's in Birmingham named as one of the top restaurants in Europe

The coveted title of best restaurant in Europe in Tripadvisor’s Travellers’ Choice 2014 award goes to El Celler de Can Roca in Girona, Spain

Chaplin Court, in Hurst Street, where 138.com is hoping to build a new entertainment venue

138.com eyes Southside for new entertainment complex

Asian betting group submits plans to transform vacant office building into new betting shop, bar and restaurant venue

Justin Bourne, sales director of Hard To Find Whisky

Good whisky no longer hard to find

New shop in the city's Jewellery Quarter pays homage to the hard stuff which will be nirvana to whisky fans

Cadbury World's chocolate model of the Library of Birmingham to mark the first anniversary of it opening

Cadbury creates Library of Birmingham out of chocolate

Chocolatiers from the famous Birmingham company crafted the 80cm-tale model to mark the library's first birthday

CGI inside the new Grand Central development where four more tenants have been secured

Grand Central announces four more tenants

Office Shoes, Paperchase, TM Lewin and Blott to open stores at the complex next to New Street which will be anchored by John Lewis

Inside the new-look National Indoor Arena which has agreed deals with restaurant groups Ed's Diner and La Tasca

Canalside dining on the menu for new-look NIA

Two new tenants announced as regeneration of National Indoor Arena takes shape ahead of grand relaunch in December

Park Regis Hotel sky bar work set to begin offering new views of Birmingham

Work on the giant bar at Five Ways Island will start in a matter of days as a four-star hotel begins to take shape

Phil Davies, relationship director at Lloyds Bank Commercial (left), with Handmade Burger Company founder Chris Sargeant outside the chain's Bullring restaurant

Handmade Burger Company to open third Birmingham restaurant

Chain to launch in Grand Central and three other UK sites after securing £400,000 finance package from Lloyds Bank

The former Midland Bank headquarters at 33 Bennetts Hill which could house a new restaurant or bar

Restaurant plans for former Midland Bank building

Real Estate Investors lodges application to covert offices into restaurant or bar following £1.5m acquisition in April

Food, drink and giant vegetables take centre stage at this year's Malvern Autumn Show.

Malvern Autumn Show returns for a celebration of food, gardening and nostalgia

The Malvern Autumn Show returns this weekend, at the Three Counties Showground in Worcestershire, promising a celebration of food, gardening and nostalgia. Mary Griffin takes a look at what's in store

Top chef Glynn Purnell is one of four in Birmingham city centre to hold a Michelin star

Reviews: How the region's Michelin-starred restaurants have fared with Post critics

As Michelin unveiles its 2015 list of the nation's finest restaurants, here is a look back at what the Post has said about the establishments over the past few years

Turners

Restaurant Review: Turners in Harborne

The first thing to say about this review is that it isn’t a review, not strictly speaking.

Adam Bennett, of The Cross in Kenilworth, which has been awarded its first Michelin star just a year after opening

Michelin stars stay in Birmingham as The Cross wins its first

Fledgling Warwickshire venue already among the elite as city's quartet of star restaurants continue to vow judges at prestigious publication

The winning team (from left) Daniel Caddick, from category sponsor Platinum Express, Will Child, Katie Bentley, Stephanie Mynett (all Visit Birmingham) and Paul Zerdin (entertainer and special guest)

Birmingham named top tourist destination for second year

Travel organisers such as sports clubs and retired associations recognise city as visitor numbers continue to soar

The derelict former George and Dragon pub which is undergoing a renovation programme

George and Dragon to breathe again as renovation project takes shape

Jewellery Quarter pub which has lain empty for 16 years is undergoing wholesale regeneration to become independent café or restaurant and flats

Review: Birmingham's Carters of Moseley has inventive fayre which is a true labour of love

Diners and judges have voted it the best UK restaurant in The Good Food Guide Readers Restaurant of the Year. Now Mary Griffin puts Birmingham restaurant Carters of Moseley to the test.

Lasan chef director Aktar Islam and property developer Anthony McCourt outside 130 Colmore Row where Lasan is opening a new venture

Lasan Group expands with 130 Colmore Row deal

Team behind the award-winning restaurant are preparing to launch their latest venture in the heart of the city's business district

Andrew Williams, from the Erdington-based Froth Blowers Brewing Company, which features in the Good Beer Guide

Good Beer Guide features West Midlands microbreweries

New research has revealed the slump at the pump is over as region's independent breweries are now setting up in record numbers

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Purnell's, Cornwall Street, Birmingham

Seven Midland restaurants named among nation's best

Picture from 1905. Homes that were amongst the first to be built on the Bournville estate

Pictures: Bournville Village Trust opens archives to show town planning masterpiece

Avon Carrow in Avon Dassett, near Southam in Warwickshire.

£750 Avon Carrow near Southam in Warwickshire

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