The best mixed grills in Birmingham

Going for a mixed grill is the ultimate treat for meat lovers. Birmingham is brimming with restaurants and bars offering the dish, so you'll be spoilt for choice on where to go. Fear not, take a peek at the list below to find the city's hotspots.

Posted 08 January 2024

The Soho Tavern

Being nationally renowned for their mixed grills, The Soho Tavern has a lot to boast about. From its elegant interior to its flavoursome dishes; it sets a perfect environment for any meal you choose to have.

There is also a wide range of drinks available (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and with two bars you’ll never find yourself waiting in long lines. They also offer a veggie and vegan menu for the non-meat eaters. 

Location: 407 Park Rd, Handsworth, Birmingham B18 5SR

The New Garden Gate

The New Garden Gate specialises in tasty mixed grills and mouth-watering desserts, they even offer a vegetarian mixed grill! It boasts a 4.5* rating on TripAdvisor with many complimenting the food, the decor and friendly staff. 

The restaurant is close to our Hamstead student accommodation and with easy transport links from Birmingham New Street, there’s no reason not to try it out.

Location: 113 Hamstead Hill, Handsworth Wood, Birmingham, B20 1BX

The Barrel Bar and Grill

A classic pub serving a great mixed grill. Meat is cooked over charcoal for the perfect flavour. The pub also shows sports so you can have a proper pub outing to watch the footie, grab a pint and eat a great value mixed grill.

Location: The Barrel, Summer Ln, Birmingham B19 3RG

The Old Moseley Arms

A bit of a Brummie legend, this Desi pub tucked away in the back streets of Balsall Heath is well known for serving great Indian food. Grab a pint of real ale and get your grill on, they even offer a Monster Grill, perfect for sharing with your mates.

Location: 53 Tindal St, Balsall Heath, Birmingham B12 9QU

Ai Arabi Grill House 

If you're looking for a cheap and cheerful mixed grill close to our city centre campus, check out Ai Arabi Grill House. Located in Martineau Place, it might not look fancy but the portion sizes are excellent and you can take anything home that you don't finish. 

Location: 30 Martineau Way, Birmingham B2 4UH

More places

There are plenty of places around Birmingham where you can enjoy a mixed grill. We’ve jotted some more places down below for you to check out!

Something a little less meaty

If mixed grills aren't your thing, check out our guide to the best vegan food in Birmingham.

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