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A new era of opulence is set to unfold in the heart of Calthorpe Estate with the grand opening of Baloci, a boutique hotel that promises to captivate guests with its exquisite charm and homage to Baluchi heritage. Set to open later this year in the beautifully restored former Edgbaston Hotel, Baloci is a fusion of elegance, history, and culinary delights, poised to redefine the hospitality landscape.

Set to open later this year, the move marks another win for the Calthorpe Estates, bringing fine dining, hospitality and cocktails to a thriving food and drink scene in Edgbaston Village.

The crowning jewel of Baloci is its fine-dining restaurant, offering an unforgettable culinary experience. Guests will be treated to an exquisite Indo-Persian set menu, expertly crafted to tantalize their taste buds and elevate their dining experience to new heights. The culinary team, with their mastery of flavours and innovative techniques, promises to deliver a gastronomic adventure that will leave a lasting impression on even the most discerning palates. Dishes will include food from Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan, Persia and India.

Faheem Badur, CEO of Baloci, commented “We are thrilled to introduce Baloci in the former Edgbaston hotel, this is a remarkable transition marking a new chapter in the history of the building. We are working on every detail to provide an unparalleled guest experience.” “Our aim is to transport guests to a realm of indulgence and create lasting memories through exceptional hospitality, delectable cuisine, and a celebration of Indo-Persian heritage.”

Reinforcing the estate’s reputation as the go-to place for food and drink, this latest announcement showcases the diverse range of opportunities for businesses seeking a site for their next venture. With footfall reaching over 10,000 during key events, Calthorpe Estates offers an audience that is focused on luxury dining and lifestyle experiences.

Proving vital to the future of progressive investment in the area, the established Metro tramline extension to Edgbaston Village provides ideal connectivity for those wishing to visit the new hotel and restaurant. With extensive regeneration following Birmingham’s hugely successful hosting of the Commonwealth Games, transportation links between the Calthorpe Estate and the City Centre have never been stronger, making it the perfect time to join the historic suburb.

The family-owned Estate already hosts a wide selection of award-winning food and drink venues including the Michelin-starred Simpsons, Chapter, Laghi’s Deli, Loki Wine, Smoke & Ash and The Physician. Luxury retailers and hospitality are also dotted throughout, with Baloci joining Oka, Neptune, The High Field and Blue Piano restaurant and guest house.

Tom Foley, Asset Manager for Calthorpe Estates commented “Calthorpe are delighted to secure Baloci with their exciting and forward thinking concept in such a prime, well located building in the heart of the estate. Throughout discussions we have been impressed by their proven track record and innovative approach to the hospitality sector.  I am certain Baloci will become another great asset to the already substantial food and beverage offering on the estate and support Calthorpe’s strategy to cement Edgbaston as Birmingham’s premier destination to live, work and play.”