Arguably the UK’s front runner in Jewellery sales and Jeweller craftsmanship, Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter is home to numerous multiple sized Jewellery shops, supply stores as the name suggests. However, that’s not all the Jewellery Quarter has to offer; the many up-market bars and restaurants, stunning architecture, pleasant walks, numerous accommodation choices and close links with central Birmingham make the area pretty much the perfect place to live, work and visit! So, without further introduction, here are a few Gems of the Jewellery Quarter you may be interested in hearing about.
The Pig & Tail
The Pig & Tail is a modern British pub, They serve a selection of unusual craft beers, fine wines, cocktails, coffees, teas and most importantly grazing style food. All their food is made on site using specialist suppliers that have an equal passion for what they do. Since it opened in May 2016, The Pig & Tail has been quite a hit with the locals! Look out for the iconic duck egg painted front of the bistro!
1000 Trades are bringing new life to a listed building, celebrating and championing all forms of craft. That starts with craft beer and natural wine, runs through kitchen residencies by food entrepreneurs, all to a soundtrack prepared in partnership with Birmingham’s music community. With the artwork of local artists showcased throughout the building. 1000 Trades has spaces available for community and private events. The 1000 Trades is a short walk from the Iconic Jewelry Quarter Clock.
The Rose Villa Tavern
It’s not everyday you get a classic American style diner menu, served along side hand crafted cocktails all in a grand old building – they are certainly unique! They have received a wealth of positive reactions to what they have created for Jewellery Quarter’s social scene from residents, returning regulars and new faces alike. The Rose Villa Tavern are specialists in Spirits and offer a plethora of choice when it comes to Gin and Vodka – for you ale drinkers there’s a choice of beers for you too!
The Drop Forge
The Drop Forge is a Relaxed venue where it’s comfortable to have drinks with friends, lunch with colleagues or dinner on a special occasion. Whether it’s a sandwich, a pint of ale or a ribeye steak, the staff bring great quality every time. This great local creates a hub for the community and is a great watering hole before catching the train or the tram into central Birmingham opposite the pub.