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The Wilderness

20 Bennett_s Hill, Birmingham B5 4EG, England
+44 121 643 2673
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good7%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (81 reviews)
“cheese tart” (15 reviews)
“trout” (19 reviews)
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British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
20 Bennett_s Hill, Birmingham B5 4EG, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

One time only have I had the pleasure of going to dine at the wilderness and I am still incredibly fond of it. I ordered the tasting menu as I did not want to miss a thing and the waiter assured me it was the...More

Thank YamiDia
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 5 December 2017

‘I don’t care what you’re doing at the moment, stop it. If you’re sitting down, stand up ...’ This was the fabled Alan Green, BBC Sports commentator, at the rowing finals in Beijing , unable to suppress his excitement ; and that was the sentiment...More

3  Thank Raj S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bennett Hill of all places. Read previous comments and being at a hotel close thought we would walk over.Small and intimate, A bit of a French feel to me. A great man on the door and a cocktail straight away. The venison a bit of...More

2  Thank Nightowl0808
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been huge fans of this crew for a long time. We keep coming back and they keep getting better. Right now they are between premises so we were chuffed to get a place at small (8 covers only) evening they hosted in a...More

Thank Peachy74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely incredible, previous reviews are accurate. Definitely did not disappoint, hope to return soon

Thank DrIan1968
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My god they’re good Great and I mean great food paired very cleverly with some splendidly imaginative drinks, up there with the best particularly “not a margarita” really clever but not annoying superb Allround, brilliant service from 3 really charming young people with far more...More

Thank Jean B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything here is on top level.From the moment you enter you known you are in for a treat.Service is impecable and vey infomed about the food and wines.Flavourse are wild and the staff knows how to pair them with wine.Its expensive but it gives you...More

Thank SIlver R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself and 3 friends visited this restaurant on Saturday 23rd Jan. Firstly we were over 30 minutes late due to traffic problems but the staff were very accommodating and kept our table. As other reviews have mentioned this is a pop up restaurant so is...More

Thank 77KellyP77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited tonight to celebrate my wife's birthday. Very friendly staff and some great dishes-their take on a big mac to start was a explosion of flavour and the lamb was very tender but at £350 for four of us I thought it was too expensive...More

1  Thank John W
wildernessb5, Owner at The Wilderness, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi John Lovely to host your birthday celebrations and very glad you enjoyed our food and flavours - especially glad you enjoyed the big mac! The wine issue I am so sorry to hear as I know you and my staff discussed (and had a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Wilderness at their pop up restaurant in the JQ. The venue, was beautiful with stained windows and exposed beams. I think it is understandable that the venue has issues out of the wilderness’s control such as heating, but I feel that every possible...More

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13 January 2018|
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Response from mitac71jgr | Reviewed this property |
hi we had evening dinner which took about 2.5 hours no idea about lunch
Aaron G
28 May 2017|
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Response from alison l | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the Wilderness is tiny with only 10 tables, I would recommend booking to guarantee getting in. Also I think they are about to introduce a deposit system on booking so check when you book. THere isnt a specific kids menu... More
3 May 2017|
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Response from DaveSimon | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does and the price varies. We paid, I think, around £60 but I'm not certain. Check on their website
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$70 - US$140
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Bennett_s Hill, Birmingham B5 4EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 643 2673
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Multi-course menus of whatever is available to us from the British Isles. Modern British dining driven by nature, memory & place. Currently closed for refurbishment to a new site to re-open April.
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