Where to eat before a show in Birmingham city centre

Got a show booked in Birmingham?

No concert or show is complete without a pre-show meal and drinks.

There’s no reason to settle for convenience in the city centre, with hundreds of restaurants serving up mouth-watering cuisines to satisfy your taste buds.

Make a night of it with our list of the perfect pre-show restaurants.

We advise you book a table in advance to avoid disappointment.


If you’re heading to the Town Hall & Symphony Hall, Wildwood is a place you certainly should hit up. Their well-crafted menu offers a wide selection of grilled steaks, chicken and seafood as well as their homemade pizzas and pasta dishes so there’s something for everyone on the menu. They also have a extensive list of wines to complement your food and a selection of cocktails to get you in the mood to bust some moves at your show.

See their opening hours & contact number here

Revolution De Cuba

Latest addition to Temple Street, Revolution De Cuba have brought a real taste of Cuba to the heart of Birmingham. Expect delicious tapas dishes, rum fiesta cocktails and bright interiors.

If you’re just after some cocktails with friends before your show, they offer happy hour from Monday to Friday between 3-7pm and Saturdays 5-7pm.

See their opening hours & contact number here

The Lost & Found

The Lost & Found have had a new makeover and along with that, a whole new menu and it’s definitely one to try. With new additions such as wood-fire pizzas, Wagyu burger and chicken Milanese, there’s plenty of dishes to choose from.

If you’re seeing a show in the week, there’s plenty of tempting offers to take advantage of including 50% off all their “From the Josper” dishes every Monday, selected lunch dishes from £7 from Monday-Friday 12-5pm and 25% off sparkling wine & Champagne all day Thursday & Friday.

They’re just a 15 minute walk away from Arena Birmingham and a short walk to Town Hall & Symphony Hall.

See their opening hours & contact number here


If you love fried chicken and craft beer, Bonehead is for you. One of the most hyped launches in Birmingham, Bonehead’s menu is simple, fried chicken burgers and chicken wings done extremely well. They are only open Wednesday to Sunday from 4pm so if you’re hoping to grab some good nosh before heading over to New Alexandra theatre, you’re in luck.

See their opening hours & contact number here


If you’re craving a proper juicy hamburger, Byron are serving up just that in soft squishy bun. All the burgers are inspired by the different travels of Byron’s head chef, Fred Smith and owner, Tom Byng so you can expect some fun, unique burgers on the menu. They are just a few yards away from the Town Hall and a short walk to New Street train station if you’re heading to the Genting Arena.

See their opening hours & contact number here

The Stable

Combining two of everyone’s favourite foods, pie and pizza, The Stable offers comfort food in a stylish, relaxed environment. They offer over 80 varieties of cider and sourdough base pizzas with homemade tomato sauce and delicious toppings. They are just a couple minutes walk away from New Alexandra Theatre or 6 minutes away from the Hippodrome, making it the perfect pit stop before the show.

See their opening hours & contact number here

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