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Itihaas

18 Fleet Street, Birmingham, B3 1JL +44 1216598087

(((() Indian
Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 18:00 - 23:30
Saturday: 18:00 - 23:30
Sunday: 18:00 - 22:30

Very good food - plenty of choice of interesting dishes all very delicious. Friendly staff, good ambience. Will be going back, thank you.

Anne Thompson 31 December 2016
from Sutton coldfield

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Winning Best Midlands Restaurant at the 2012 British Curry Awards and the Best UK Restaurant at the Cobra Good Curry Awards in 2007, Itihaas is a pioneering Indian restaurant in Birmingham. Split between luxurious Colonial and Maharaja Suites, the restaurant offers opulent cuisine inspired by the Moghul era.

With a name that literally translates to ‘history’, Itihaas focusses on Indian heritage with a menu ranging from marinated lamb shank, cooked in Indian army rum masala, to Goan prawn curry. A whole lobster is simmered with 5-spice in a creamed mustard paste, while an impressive vegetarian selection includes chickpea, paneer, aubergine and lentil recipes.

Blending Indian and western influence, desserts at the Itihaas restaurant in Birmingham delight with chocolate and coconut samosas, and naan bread and butter pudding. Slate walls and plate glass line the restaurant interior, evoking a sophisticated colonial ambience.

Looking out onto the Birmingham Canal, Itihaas sits in the Jewellery Quarter on Fleet Street.

Itihaas

18 Fleet Street, Birmingham, B3 1JL

Contact +44 1212123383
Reservations +44 1216598087
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Customer reviews for Itihaas

4.4 (((() (based on 29 reviews)
86% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (21)
  • romantic (14)
  • luxury (11)
  • large parties (9)
  • private dining (8)
  • business (5)
  • lunch (5)
  • child friendly (4)
  • trendy (4)
  • value (3)
  • views (2)
  • al fresco (1)
  • entertainment (1)
  • (((** 4 January 2017 by Bali Basra from Coventry

    I found the service arrange no wow factor apart from the prices which were top end .fish coating was uncooked which I sent back :(

  • (((** 2 January 2017 by HJ from Birmingham

    Average

  • ((((* 2 January 2017 by Bala Reddy from Worcester

    Good Quality food

  • ((((( 31 December 2016 by Anne Thompson from Sutton coldfield

    Very good food - plenty of choice of interesting dishes all very delicious. Friendly staff, good ambience. Will be going back, thank you.

  • ((((( 24 December 2016 by Waqas Safdar from Birmingham

    Amazing food

  • ((((( 12 December 2016 by Sandip Mahay from Birmingham

    Food was great and so was the service. Would definitely make a visit again.

  • ((((( 28 November 2016 by Jai from Birmingham

    Excellent quality food
    Nice ambience for a casual or special day out

  • (((** 19 October 2016 by Rahul Shah from Birmingham

    It was my favourite restaurant for special occasions. However, the recent visit has not left a great impression. The food taste was very average for what you pay! Change of chef may be the reason, but the quality of the food is not premium in my view.

  • (((** 4 October 2016 by Supriya from Birmingham

    Food was good. But extremely expensive. They must work on the ambience. It looks dull and old.

  • ((((( 29 August 2016 by Pathi Venkat from Swansea

    Lovely food,great selection of drinks and excellent service from start to finish.Excellent starters,especially the papri chat which was the highlight of my meal.Enjoyed the ambience and friendly reception from the staff.Highly recommended.

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