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Top 10 restaurants in Birmingham for Special Occasions & Celebrations

Top 10 restaurants in Birmingham for Special Occasions & Celebrations

Birmingham probably has the finest gastronomy scene outside of London, and that makes it a great place to celebrate those special occasions. As we have supplied a lot of mini bus hire and get increasing enquiries for Birmingham coach hire, to many venues in Birmingham, we have got to know a lot of these great restaurants.

It seems like there is  a venue for every type of celebration, whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, business dinner or just a good night out in the UK’s Second City.

Let's take a look at some of the most popular.

Worth travelling for

The Wilderness

Hire a coach for your family and friends and turn that special anniversary into something really memorable at one of Birmingham's most exciting restaurants, The Wilderness.

Chef Alex Claridge’s restaurant puts a whole new spin on the familiar aesthetics of fine dining. Push the boat out with their epic 10-course tasting menu featuring some of Claridge’s most inspired creations. 

Following his appearance on The Great British Menu, Alex is a well known face on the Birmingham food scene.


If you have a celebration coming up or have business clients from South America and want to give them a taste of home, then hire a minibus or coach and jump on board for a night at one of Birmingham's most vibrant & quirky restaurants.

 Colourful South American Street Food, with all of the quintessential flavours is how many reviews describe their experience.

Dinner and dancing at Bodega is a real winner for a celebration. And the bar downstairs, called Sugarloaf, also offers happy hours and tongue-tingling cocktails.

No problems with getting back home or to your hotels, your driver has that covered.


What better way to celebrate than with food creations from celebrated local chef, Glynn Purnell at his stunning restaurant on Cornwall Street in the heart of Birmingham.

The menus showcase his love for his home city as well as his serious talent and creativity in the kitchen. With its chic interior and superb service, Purnell’s is a perfect special occasion experience. 

Don't worry about city centre parking as your excited group can be dropped off close to the venu and then your hire coach will be waiting after you have feasted and enjoyed a wonderful evening. 

Gaijin Sushi

There’s certainly something intensely soothing about watching the talented chef Michel Kubiak artfully slice and dice his fresh ingredients at such close proximity, and this visual feast makes Gaijin Sushi one of Birmingham’s finest sushi restaurants for a celebration or party.

The beautiful restaurant is a unique and intimate dining spot and seats just 10 captivated customers around a small counter. Perfect for small groups or mini bus hire size parties, just sit back and enjoy wonderful craftsmanship and magnificent food.

When you're booking Birmingham coach hire for your special occasion, after you have eaten why not get safely dropped off at the nightclub or cocktail bar of your choice, and dance the night away, with a guaranteed pick up afterwards.

If it's posh Fish n Chips you want for your celebration or party in Birmingham, then The Oyster Bar run by the very talented Michelin starred chef Adam Stokes and his wife Natasha, is the perfect little gem of a place. 

Choose from small plates including white crab on toast - with apple, chives and chicken skin. And for mains, there's Oyster Club’s take on posh fish and chips - tempura halibut with crushed mint peas and tartare sauce.

Of course there are a lot of oysters on offer, with a choice of six different types.  Families are welcome  all day, with highchairs, changing facilities and a children’s menu to cater for every age.

So book your mini bus hire, gather the family clan and head off to celebrate, commemorate or just have a wonderful meal in the heart of Birmingham.

Rico Libre

In the heart of one of Birmingham’s most vibrant districts is the wonderful Rico Libre, a colourful and popular addition to Digbeth’s cosmopolitan dining scene. For a birthday celebration with friends and family, the sharing concept of tapas makes for a perfect night or day out 

Dishes here such as grilled octopus in paprika sauce are already becoming favourites. 

Being centrally located in this buzzing neighbourhood makes Rico Libre a perfect appetiser before painting the night red.

Book your Birmingham coach hire today and you're on your way for a great celebration or special occasion.

The Button Factory

When you handle the volume of coach hire in Birmingham, that we do for special occasions and celebrations you get to hear a lot of feedback on the journey home. 

Located in the the cosy Jewellery Quarter of Birmingham we hear great feedback about The Button Factory restaurant bar which is perfect for a night of delectable gastro-fusion food or a Saturday bottomless boozy birthday brunch. 

Summer lovers can enjoy drinks on the roof terrace for a breathtaking view of Birmingham.

Sometimes the British classic done well just hit the spot and for a great restaurant to celebrate your latest trip around the sun with grab your friends and family, hire a coach and head out for a wonderful celebration at this stylish Hill Street spot. 

A cool and casual spot for dinners or even a lunchtime chow down, you'll find big plates fronting British classics, afternoon teas and a nifty selection of signature cocktails.

Don't worry about too many cocktails, your coach driver knows the way home or back to your hotel.

Flight Club Birmingham

Situated in the city centre, Flight Club is a fab birthday or celebration spot for big groups. Not only can you get competitive with social darts, but you and the gang can wolf down wood-fired pizzas served on paddles, alongside beer or prosecco, all in a modern restaurant with stunning decor. 

Events at Flight Club are designed to bring groups of 37 or more together for an unforgettable experience! 

Whatever size your group, they can cater for you with a great night out, and so can we with coach and minibus hire delivering multiple vehicle size options.

Leave your bags safely on the bus, and dance the night away.

Treat yourself to a visual and taste feast at a restaurant that's perfect for celebrations with some serious bling. The food is as stunning as the decor with its marble staircase and cherry trees adorning the walls and Two imposing pillars that have been covered in rock specially imported from Hong Kong, giving the space a dramatic atmosphere.

Classified as modern Chinese with a starters menu featuring dim sum and sharing plates. On the a la carte section, Tattu’s signature dishes include beef fillet and caramel soy and saffron black cod. There are also an array of sexy cocktails.

A premium restaurant that sets out to deliver an exceptional customer journey, so book your journey today with Birmingham coach hire to get you safely there and home again.

And finally

Some fantastic venues with a good mix of celebration or special occasion opportunities, plus many more as Birmingham continues to deliver for groups and parties travelling to the city.

Local knowledge can be key to starting the journey right, and getting exactly where you need to be on time, so you only have to have fun.

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