Award winners in Edgbaston

Congratulations to our award winners

Experience for yourself the best places Birmingham has to offer, within Edgbaston's dining quarter in the heart of Edgbaston Village.

A Triumph for Edgbaston Village’s Finest at the Birmingham Food, Drink and Hospitality Awards 2016

A host of Edgbaston Village’s popular destinations were triumphant at the inaugural Birmingham Food, Drink and Hospitality Awards 2016, which were held on Monday 6 June at Edgbaston Stadium.

The glittering ceremony brought together the great and the good from the regional hospitality industry, to celebrate and reward the achievements of those helping to make the city a great place to live, work, play and visit.

Among the big winners on the night were are delighted to say came from Edgbaston Village.

The Edgbaston Boutique Hotel and Cocktail Lounge, at 18 Highfield Road, scooped three awards including Best Hotel Bar and Best Cocktail Bar, with its acclaimed mixologist, James Bowker, also picking up the award for Best Food and Drink Rising Star.

To make a booking call 0121 454 5212 or click here to book via their website

The High Field at 22 Highfield Road, took top honours in the Best Gastro Pub category, sealing the success of an incredible month for operator, Peach Pubs, which unveiled its neighbouring boutique hotel, The High Field Town House, on the same night.

To book a table call 0121 227 7068 or click here to book via their website

Simpsons Restaurant, the Michelin-starred restaurant and longstanding star of the city’s fine dining scene, also had good reason to celebrate, with Corin Ireland presented with the award for Best Sommelier.

To book a table call 0121 454 3434 or click here to book via their website

Why delay, take some time out this summer to enjoy one the award winning places to eat and drink in Edgbaston for yourself.

For a wide selection of places to eat, see bottom of this page.

A wide selection of places to eat


Simpsons, owned by Andreas Antona, have held a Michelin star since 2000. The team headed up by Luke Tipping, provide the best quality in food and service all with a smile and real style. Located in the heart of Edgbaston Village and the gastro quarter, the newly refurbished restaurant offers an informal, contemporary and elegant dining experience to reflect the spirit of fine dining today. The British inspired menu's use seasonal and the best ingredients, diners can enjoy a memorable gourmet experience.

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The Edgbaston cocktail lounge and boutique hotel

The Edgbaston is a sumptuous 6 bedroom boutique hotel and Art Deco inspired cocktail lounge located in the heart of Edgbaston Village. The award-winning cocktail lounge offers an amazing array of classic, contemporary and seasonal cocktails, many produced using local ingredients. The Edgbaston serves one of the best afternoon tea's in Birmingham, with a tempting choice of JING Tea served with a selection of artisan sandwiches, sweet and savoury treats, homemade scones with strawberry jam and Cornish clotted cream. For a special treat, you can add a glass of champagne or enjoy the Moseley service.

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The Blue Piano Restaurant, Bar and Guest House

The Blue Piano is an independent South-East Asian inspired restaurant, bar and guest house with 8 individually designed guest bedrooms, set within a beautiful Edwardian building in Edgbaston Village. It serves a fantastic selection of South-East Asian dishes, which can be enjoyed in their restaurant, as well as the magical garden area in the summer months. They also offer an eclectic programme of live music, for those who love jazz, rhythm and blues music.

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