“Inventive modern cooking in central Birmingham” - AA Inspector
BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS
Our Inspector's view
Slap bang in the financial district, Adam’s is a cosmopolitan and contemporary fine dining restaurant at the heart of Birmingham city centre. Midnight blue banquettes, marble-patterned carpet and abstract artworks create a chic look and there is an upbeat and buzzy vibe throughout. The modern British food is cooked through a Europe-wide prism so things might begin with chalk stream trout, cucumber, mint and grapefruit beurre blanc before a perfect piece of monkfish served with romesco sauce, sweet and sour onions, buttery roasted cauliflower and parsley oil. There is a notable wine list with 20 by the glass.
Facilities – at a glance
Credit cards accepted
Gluten free menu
- Seats: 34
- Private dining available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Steps for wheelchair: 2
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Closed: 1 week Easter, 2 weeks Summer, 2 weeks January
- Wines under £30: 3
- Wines over £30: 450
- Wines by the glass: 32
- Cuisine style: Modern British
- Vegetarian menu
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About the area
Discover West Midlands
After Greater London, the West Midlands is the UK’s biggest county by population, and after London, Birmingham is the UK’s largest city. There’s a lot to seek out here – it has a vibrant culture, with exceptionally good nightlife. Coventry used to be more important than Birmingham, until the 18th century when the Industrial Revolution started and Brum forged ahead.
Apart from Lady Godiva, Coventry is best known for its cathedrals. The medieval parish church became a cathedral in 1918, but the Blitz on Coventry in 1940 left only the spire and part of the walls. After the war, it was decided to build a new cathedral alongside linked to the ruins.
Dudley was one of the birthplaces of the Industrial Revolution, and this history is reflected in its architecture and the Black Country Living Museum, a recreation of an industrial village, with shops and a pub, cottages and a chapel. Stourbridge is also worth a visit, mainly due to its involvement in glassmaking, which has been going on since the 17th century, and is still a part of the town’s culture; there’s a glass museum and a bi-annual glass festival.
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