Colmore Food Festival Friday July 3rd and Saturday July 4th, Birmingham City Centre. 


2015 is the 5th year of Birmingham’s popular  Colmore Food Festival in Victoria Square. The two-day event on Friday 3rd July and Saturday 4th July from 11am-7pm and showcases the great food and drink the district offers.

Twenty five top venues – including Bar Opus, Ashas, Chung Ying Central, The Edwardian Tearooms will be serving taster options in Victoria Square both days with all dishes priced at just £3.

It’s a great way to sample an array of mouth-watering, internationally inspired cuisines as well as traditional British options, not forgetting artisan coffees, real ales, fine wines, champagne and delicious cocktails. 

There will also be a programme of live cookery and cocktail demonstrations, as well as live music, outdoor theatre and other entertainment.

Participating venues
All Bar One * Asha’s * Bar Opus * The Bureau * Chung Ying Central
Costa Coffee * Edmunds Bar * The Edwardian Tearooms * Ginger’s Bar
Hindleys Bakery * Hotel du Vin * The Jekyll & Hyde * JoJolapa
Metro Bar & Grill * Nosh & Quaff * The Old Contemptibles * The Old Joint Stock
Opus at Cornwall Street * Purecraft Bar & Kitchen * Purnell’s and Purnell’s Bistro
Refreshments by Centenary Lounge * Starbucks * The Square Peg
Urban Coffee Company * The Wellington * Yorks Bakery Café
The timetable for events for both days is:
Friday 3rd July.

11am BAND – The Boombusters
12pm JoJolapa kitchen demonstration
12.55pm Official opening of event
1pm Nosh & Quaff v. Opus kitchen demonstration
1.40pm Colmore Chorus
2pm Metro kitchen demo
2.20pm Asha’s kitchen demo
2.40pm Opus cocktail demonstration
3pm BAND – C-Jam
4pm Hotel du Vin kitchen demonstration
5.20pm Nosh & Quaff kitchen demonstration
6pm BAND – Ricky Cool and the In Crowd

Saturday 4th July

11am BAND – Stockholm Stompers
12pm Opus cocktail demonstration
1pm Nosh & Quaff v. Opus kitchen demonstration
2pm The Jekyll & Hyde gin demonstration
2.40pm The Bureau kitchen demonstration
3pm BAND – The Brothers Groove
4pm Metro kitchen demonstration
4.30pm Chung Ying Central kitchen demonstration
5.20pm Nosh & Quaff kitchen demonstration
6pm BAND – Rebecca Downes Band
You can follow the Colmore Food Festival on Facebook at

Join the conversation on twitter using #CBDfoodfest15 and follow Colmore Business District

I will be judging the best veggie dish at the festival, looks ago of competition. Keep an eye on Twitter @andydhare for the winner and the best of the rest. 

Thanks for reading and enjoy the festival. It should be a sunny one. 

Andy 😊

Details of the menus: including vegetarian options. 


Menus courtesy of The Colmore food festival. 


See you there. 


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