Best grab ‘n’ go lunch spots in Birmingham city centre

Being on the go doesn’t mean you have to comprise on lunch!

Whether you’re rushing back to work or needing to catch a train, Birmingham city centre has a wide variety of lunch options to choose from.

So long to meal deal’s, feast your hunger on authentic Greek souvlaki, Asian wok noodles, mouthwatering Mexican street food and deli-style sandwiches.

We picked out 7 of our many delicious lunchtime spots to give you a taster with what’s on offer…

All Greek Street Food

Once a Greek deli, All Greek has revamped into a warm, welcoming, family-run Greek takeaway serving up a simple menu of chicken or pork gyros, perfectly charred souvlaki, loukanio or pork belly, all on warm, fluffy pittas. Located right by New Street Station, it’s the perfect place to grab something delicious before your long train journey. Their proper gyros are sure to make your train passengers jealous.

Find them at 33 Stephenson Street.

Wok to Walk

If you’re looking for a fresh, quick and nutritious lunch, then Wok to Walk is the place for you. Create your own wok box just how you like it with their simple three-step menu, starting off with a base of noodles, rice or vegetables then adding a variety toppings and a sauce of your choice, all cooked within two minutes. Perfect for those who don’t have long lunch breaks!

Find them at 109 New Street.


Bringing fresh Mexican street food to Grand Central, Tortilla offers all your favourite Mexican dishes from tacos and burritos to quesadillas. Each of these dishes come freshly made to order with whichever tasty fillings you choose including their handmade guacamole and mild salsa. If you’re after a healthier option, opt for their naked burrito bowl!

Find them in Grand Central.

Anderson & Hill

Located opposite Snow Hill Station in a charming Victorian arcade, Anderson and Hill is the only independent delicatessen in Birmingham city centre. They are the purveyor of some of the finest cheeses from around Europe and you can get in on the action with a made-to-order sandwich. Choose from a variety of salami, smoked cheese, Serrano ham and sun-blushed tomatoes on counter and create the tastiest sandwich you have ever eaten.

There’s a reason why there’s always a queue out the door for this place.

Find them at 7 Great Western Arcade.

York’s Bakery

If you’re looking for something a little different for lunchtime, York’s Bakery offers four made to order flat breads that are sure to have you drooling at the mouth. Choose from Korean Sloppy Joe, Chicken Shawarma, The Falafel or House Pulled Pork. They sometimes offer one-off special flat breads to keep you coming back for more!

Find them at 29-30 Stephenson Street.

Wrap Lab

Fed up of tasteless meal deal wraps? Look no further than Wrap Lab! Using the very best ingredients, you can choose everything that goes into your wrap, even down to what sort of wrap you’d like with spinach or black pepper being amongst the options…

It’s fast tasty food without the unhealthy guilt.

Find them at 3 Great Western Arcade.

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