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Recess Lounge & Bar

1 Brunswick Square, Brindleyplace, Birmingham, B1 2HW +44 1216599690

((((* Modern British
  •  - West Midlands
  •  - West Midlands
  •  - West Midlands
  •  - West Midlands
  •  - West Midlands
Main course: £13
Food spend: £30
Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 06:30 - 10:00, 12:00 - 16:00 & 18:00 - 21:30
Tuesday to Friday: 06:30 - 22:00
Saturday & Sunday: 07:00 - 22:00.

The service and food were excellent. It was great value for money, considerably cheaper than other restaurants in the area.

Karen Powell 29 July 2017
from Birmingham

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The pride of the award-winning Hilton Garden Inn Birmingham, Recess Lounge & Bar presents a range of modern European delicacies. With 2 heated terraces, diners can enjoy spacious al fresco dining.

From the refined menu, lighter options are offset by rich main courses. From the garden dishes, beetroot carpaccio and lemon and sage risotto offer palate-cleansing flavours. For heartier choices, sizzling cuts from the grill and braised lamb shepherd’s pie are resounding favourites. An eclectic market selection also offers locally sourced treats.

On fashionable Brindleyplace, Recess Lounge & Bar presents a sophisticated selection of vintage wines and champagnes, as well as bold new world choices. A delicate selection of finger sandwiches, fresh scones and aromatic teas makes for a tempting afternoon tea selection.

With floor-to-ceiling windows and sleek furnishings, Hilton Garden Inn Birmingham evokes a fresh, contemporary ambience. Birmingham New Street Rail Station sits 5 minutes’ drive away, and complimentary Wi-Fi is available.

Recess Lounge & Bar

1 Brunswick Square, Brindleyplace, Birmingham, B1 2HW

Contact +44 1216431003
Reservations +44 1216599690

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Customer reviews for Recess Lounge & Bar

4.0 ((((* (based on 36 reviews)
83% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (20)
  • luxury (12)
  • business (11)
  • romantic (11)
  • al fresco (8)
  • value (8)
  • large parties (5)
  • lunch (4)
  • breakfast (3)
  • dinner (3)
  • private dining (3)
  • trendy (3)
  • child friendly (2)
  • views (2)
  • ((((( 29 July 2017 by Karen Powell from Birmingham

    The service and food were excellent. It was great value for money, considerably cheaper than other restaurants in the area.

  • ((((( 18 July 2017 by Larisha Porter from Nuneaton

    Excellent service and food!

  • ((((( 11 July 2017 by Nadine Crosdale from Birmingham

    We had a pleasant experience from start to finish. A lovely selection of treats and was enjoyed very much by everyone. Service was excellent couldn't of asked for a better family gathering here.

  • ((((( 18 June 2017 by Lisa Newsome-jones from Birmingham

    We visited to celebrate my mums birthday. I was pleasantly surprised by how beautiful the setting was and how the staff were very accommodating. We chose to sit outside as it was a nice day and Charlene happily moved our cutlery even though she'd set it up inside. Charlene was very attentive and regularly checked in to see if she could assist us with anything. We will definitely be returning sooner rather than later.

  • (**** 12 June 2017 by Diane Fitzsimons from Birmingham

    Distinctly average menu (fish & chips, sandwiches, burgers) at inflated prices - not what I was expecting from a Hilton Hotel

  • ((((( 21 May 2017 by Nicola Farrell from WIGAN

    Fantastic afternoon tea! It was my 10 year olds birthday and the staff made such a fuss about her and made her feel so special! Would deffo recommend!

  • (((** 19 March 2017 by Sandra Vaughan from Birmingham

    Disappointing variety of cakes, although would have preferred more sandwiches.
    Tea was luke warm - had to ask for fresh pots.

  • ((((( 5 March 2017 by Cassie Stephens from Birmingham

    me and my friend came here for afternoon tea, we had a lovely time and were looked after well.
    the sandwiches and cakes were delicious and we both loved the variety along with a giant tea pot.
    all staff were lovely and friendly and atmosphere was nice and relaxed.
    will be coming again! thankyou!

  • (**** 22 January 2017 by Joanna Siddle from Dudley

    The cakes were so dry we struggled to eat them, the scones were over baked and dry too. I was very disappointed as last time it was beautiful, i had recommended the Hilton garden to my friends and was embarrassed. Won't be visiting again.

  • ((((* 20 November 2016 by Christine Burch from London

    Nice casual dining

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