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Recess

1 Brunswick Square | Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2HW, England
+44 121 643 1003
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
6 Nov 2016
“good service”
3 days ago
“Trendy restaurant with fantastic breakfast”
Open Now
06:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
British, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 Brunswick Square | Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2HW, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This very popular restaurant was very busy when we had breakfast. However the efficient star ensured that everyone was comfortably seated. The buffet style worked well and the food was very good.

Thank Tonyb1949
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Visited here on saturday for afternoon tea for my friends hen party. Easy to book online. Had to call as needed to add some people to our party of 14 but excellent service from the restaurant. Our afternoon was brilliant service was great an the...More

Thank Keri C
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Eaten in here a few times always good quality and service and best cocktail waiter in town. Can get busy when big groups come in

Thank Simon999999999
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Over a stay at the hotel, good services received, nice personnel. Clean space, nice view of the square, good location, more than average variety of choices.

Thank stefmet
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We had a lovely meal here last Friday evening. The meal was well cooked and presented. The portions were generous. The service was excellent. My only criticism is that the restaurant was empty. Such a shame as the food is very good and although more...More

Thank Yvonne W
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Had work I needed to complete in the evening so opted to use the Hotel restaurant as opposed to going out in an effort to save time. For some reason, I suppose a stylist choice, they have huge cushions against the booth seats. Problem is...More

1  Thank Saarek
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The menu consists of the usual uninspirational hotel food: steaks, burgers and ceasar salad. You probably only eat here if you are starving and really do not want to venture outside.

Thank worldtravellerTom
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I have dined at City Café several times and always been impressed with the food, but had not been for a few years so when I spotted an Amazon Local voucher for a two course meal and a drink for two people I thought I'd...More

Thank Milliways42
Reviewed 13 September 2015

We had a really pleasant afternoon tea here on Saturday. We were served lovely sandwiches, warm scones with clotted cream and jam plus a selection of other cakes and macaroons. There was a selection of teas available, I had Darjeeling and my husband had lemon...More

Thank Carole L
Reviewed 18 July 2015

We were treated to lunch at the Hilton Garden Inn, City Café for our anniversary, and we were very pleasantly surprised, not having heard of it before. On arrival we were greeted by very friendly, attentive staff who made us feel very welcome. The menu...More

Thank Trevor F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$41
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
06:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 22:00
Thursday
06:30 - 22:00
Friday
06:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Brunswick Square | Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2HW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 643 1003
Description
BIRMINGHAM’S HOTTEST CITY CENTRE HIDEAWAY
Check out Recess our new space where you can eat, drink and meet in whatever way you wish, day through to night.

As the day goes on the vibe at Recess changes, the stunning décor offers the ultimate in comfort and style so whether its brunch, lunch, dinner or supper, Recess is the perfect place for work rest or play.

Alongside the restyled space we have put together some new foodie adventures for you to enjoy including small plates of classic rarebit and Portobello fries, indulgent sandwiches, large plates of chicken thighs with roast shitake mushrooms and chimichurri sauce, delicious burgers and classic steak and frites.

Drop by and discover fantastic food, coffee, cocktails and everything in-between.
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