10 Best Cafes In Birmingham, England

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The city of Birmingham, United Kingdom, is full of old world charm with its historic architecture! Rich in diversity and culture, this city is the life of the country, full of warm and kind spirited people, there are tons to experience from festivals, shopping and deliciousness the range of cafes here have to offer. From European to Polish to classic English, the cafes in this quaint, yet contemporary town have something to delight taste buds of all kinds. Let’s take a look below at the top 10 cafes in Birmingham that you absolutely have to try the next time you are in the city!

1. Old Dresser Cafe

Have You tried our FINGERLICKIN' BREAKFAST, the BEST breakfast by far in Bearwood??? FULL ENGLISH BREAKFAST with Polish...

Posted by Old Dresser Cafe on Friday, 2 November 2018

A quirky, fun and laid back experience, the founders of Old Dresser Cafe, Rob, and Rich want to make you feel at home whilst offering you a delicious amalgamation of English and Polish cuisines that draws inspiration from other European styles of food. They offer a curated selection of homemade jams, Irish soda bread, a selection of tea leaves and exquisite Rhubarb and Lemon gin! Their cafe does home-to-home service for special occasions and events in the vicinity of Bearwood, during which they customize the menu to individual needs!

Old Dresser Cafe

Address: 434 Bearwood Rd, Smethwick B66 4EY, UK

Website: Old Dresser Cafe

Price: From 5 - 20 USD

Opening hours: Tue - Fri 10 am to 8 pm; Sat 9 am to 7 pm, Sun 10 am to 4 pm, Monday closed

2. Grand Central Kitchen Birmingham

Posted by Grand Central Kitchen on Tuesday, 16 August 2016

An independent, cozy and private restaurant that offers the classic English breakfast, complete with baguettes, sandwiches, paninis, and ciabattas! Grand Central Kitchen Birmingham, has other scrumptious options on the menu like their famous burgers, pizzas and their special jacket potatoes with a range of fillings! There are rich coffee and other hot or cold drinks to choose from whilst also giving you tailored options that vegetarian, vegan and/or gluten-free. Their dessert menu is irresistible offering a range of options including the chocolate chip muffins!

Grand Central Kitchen Birmingham

Address: 7 Stephenson St, Birmingham B2 4BL, UK

Facebook page: Grand Central Kitchen Birmingham

Price: From 5 - 12 USD

Opening hours: Mon - Sat 6:30 am to 7 pm, Sun 7 am to 6 pm

3. The Hylton Cafe

Treat yourself to a nice Friday breakfast.. Try our delicious eggs benedict πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ

Posted by The Hylton Cafe on Friday, 14 October 2016

Nestled in the heart of Birmingham’s jewelry quarter, offers a classic British menu complete with a breakfast that is highly recommended by anyone that has dined with Hylton Cafe. The breakfast palette has several options, you can opt for already curated breakfast plates complete with sausages, baked beans, fried egg and more, or you can enjoy eggs Benedict and eggs on toast or go with the simple tea and toast classic English combination. Hylton Cafe has a scrumptious menu lined up for lunch offering freshly made soups, jacket potatoes, burgers, salad boxes, and juices. You can visit this sweet cafe and expect prompt service from the helpful and warm staff!

The Hylton Cafe

Address: 2 Hylton Street, Birmingham B18 6HN England

Website: The Hylton Cafe

Price: From 5 - 10 USD

Opening hours: Mon - Sat 8 am to 2 pm, Sun closed

4. Gorilla Coffee Cafe


This cafe can be best described as not your usual cafe, with rich coffee, scrumptious bites, delicious sweets, and crafted beers, Gorilla Coffee Cafe also lets you get an insight into the world of bicycles, making this Birmingham’s one of a kind, premium bicycle cafe. You can order bacon for breakfast, or indulge in gourmet sandwiches for lunch and satisfy your sweet tooth with the decadent cakes and pastries! The diverse range of drinks also offers curated alcoholic drinks like the Chain Reaction Ale and Birmingham Brewing Co. You can unwind at this cafe whilst also booking yourself a biking trip!

Gorilla Coffee Cafe

Address: 1a/1b Drayton Road, Kings Heath B14 7LP

Website: Gorilla Coffee Cafe

Price: From 3 - 7 USD

Opening hours: Mon - Tues 8 am to 6 pm, Wed closed, Thurs - Fri 8 am to 6 pm, Sun 8 am to 4 pm

5. Damascena Coffee House | Delicatessen

Damascena - Temple Row West, Birmingham
Source: Photo by Flickr user Elliott Brown used under CC BY-SA 2.0

Offering your taste palette flavorful cuisines from the Middle East with Mediterranean and Arabic influences, you are sure to leave this cafe with a satiated stomach and a full heart. Tingle your taste buds with their highly recommended and sought after halloumi and fried lamb or indulge in the Tahini Kofta. The fine dining restaurant also offers a variety of vegetarian options including their famous gluten-free flatbread. Damascena conjures up the most delightful Turkish coffee and bakes cakes that will leave you wanting to come back for more every day. For the large and fulfilling portions, the restaurant is very reasonably priced and serves you what it promises!

Damascena Coffee House | Delicatessen

Address: 133 Alcester Rd, Moseley, Birmingham B13 8JP, UK

Website: Damascena Coffee House

Price: From 5 - 12 USD

Opening hours: Mon - Thurs 9 am to 8 pm, Fri - Sat 9 am to 9 pm, Sun 10 am to 6 pm

6. Coffee Time

Happy pancake day!!! Come and join us for an amazing half price pancake before the day is over!! Xx

Posted by Coffee Time on Tuesday, 4 March 2014

This beautiful tucked away gem offers you lovely coffee, milkshakes, crepes, quick bites like chicken tikka and a selection of pastries whilst also offering some great vegetarian and vegan options. Coffee Time cafe has cozy and comfortable seating and you will see plenty of returning customers coming to get their regular coffee fix. The vanilla latte is highly recommended and loved by the locals and tourists alike. Sweet, simple and beautiful, at this cafe you can take your time to relax and unwind and indulge in deliciousness!

Coffee Time

Address: The Square Shopping Centre, The Priory Queensway, Birmingham B4 7LG, United Kingdom

Website: Coffee Time

Price: From 2 - 7 USD

Opening hours: Mon - Sat 8 am to 6:30 pm, Sun 9 am to 5 pm

7. Vee's Delicatessen

Anyone for a Brie and Cranberry wrap for lunch today? Get out of the cold and sit inside!

Posted by Vee's Delicatessen on Thursday, 20 February 2014

Serving scrumptious sandwiches, baguettes, paninis, wraps and a whole range of drinks including irresistible hot chocolate, a selection of fine teas and coffee, there’s everything you need on the menu of Vee’s Delicatessen. Offering you a variety of cheeses, all carefully curated and assorted, you can buy the mouthwatering chutneys to complement them! The deli offers hampers that you can customize for gifting purposes that are suitable for all occasions! All in all, with a menu so wide, you are bound to return to Vee’s Deli for more!

Vee's Delicatessen

Address: Vee’s Delicatessen, 83 Vyse Street, Jewellery Quarter, Hockley, Birmingham, B18 6HA

Website: Vee’s Delicatessen

Price: From 3 - 8 USD

Opening hours: Mon - Sat 9:30 am to 4 pm, Sun closed

8. Urban Cafe - Bar - Kitchen


Breakfast, brunch, and lunch - the Urban Cafe - Bar, and Kitchen has all kinds of deliciousness covered. The lovely ambiance of the eatery and the mouth-watering menu featuring eggs, sandwiches, bagels, toasties, cakes, and drinks of all kinds - this cafe has vegan options and a special Rugrats menu for kids, making it ideal for family outings. With two emporiums for you to enjoy their impeccable service one at the Jewellery Quarter and the other at Church Street, you can indulge in their scrumptious food with great vegan options as well!

Urban Cafe - Bar - Kitchen

Address: 30 Church Street, Birmingham, B3 2NP

Website: Urban Cafe - Bar - Kitchen

Price: From 3 - 13 USD

Opening hours: Mon - Fri 7 am to 5 pm, Sat 9 am to 5 pm, Sun 10 am to 4 pm

9. Cosy Coffee Cafe

Posted by Cosy Coffee Northfield on Saturday, 6 May 2017

Ideally located and perfectly cozy as the name suggests, Cosy Coffee Cafe provides great service, offers a delectable menu and the perfect ambiance. Open for breakfast that includes sausages, hash browns, eggs and much more, you can indulge in a variety of choices, not only in the mornings but for lunch and brunch as you are amidst a shopping spree and are willing to indulge your taste buds! Offering options for vegetarians and vegans along with gluten-free options, there is something for everyone!

Cosy Coffee Cafe

Address: Bristol Road South, Birmingham B31 2NS, England

Website: Cosy Coffee Cafe

Price: From 3 - 12 USD

Opening hours: Mon - Sat 8 am to 5 pm, Sun 9 am to 4 pm

10. Ju Ju's Cafe


A complete ensemble of food, there are home cooked delicacies with a touch of modernity at Ju Ju’s Cafe! Inspired and run by this Welsh family there is a selection of wines to dine with. The menu features delectables like eggs, meats, a delicious range of pancakes and an entire vegetarian-friendly section to choose from. A truly unique concept, one of its kind in Birmingham, you can choose to vibe with the elegant ambiance or get a take away home and binge guilt free!

Ju Ju's Cafe

Address: 100 Browning Street | Watermarque, Canal Square, Birmingham B16 8EH, England

Website: Ju Ju’s Cafe

Price: From 7 - 27 USD

Opening hours: Mon - Tues closed, Wed - Thurs 6 pm to 10 pm, Sat 10 am to 4 pm, 6 pm to 10 pm, Sun 10 am to 4 pm

Indulge your taste buds because there is something here for everyone

Cafes in Birmingham you have to visit!
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Birmingham, UK, truly has something for every kind of taste palette out there. From traditional breakfasts to flamboyant brunches to wine and dine, this list has you all covered. Take your time to acquaint yourself to a delightful time at these cafes because these are ones you will regret missing out on!

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