Ristorante Caffe Arena

Ristorante Caffe Arena

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Hours
Sun
11:00 - 22:00
Mon
11:00 - 22:00
Tue
11:00 - 22:00
Wed
11:00 - 22:00
Thu
11:00 - 22:00
Fri
11:00 - 23:00
Sat
11:00 - 23:00
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5.0
5.0 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Service
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Value
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Atmosphere
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CUISINES
Italian, Northern-Italian, Central-Italian, Southern-Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Non-smoking restaurants
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About
The secret of the authenticity of Italian cuisine is passion, quality ingredients and simple recipes. This is what we bring to the table here at Ristorante Caffe Arena, genuine dishes entirely homemade to keep the flavours and traditions alive. As a family-owned business, you will find friendly service in a welcoming environment, reminiscent of a typical Trattoria. Our menu offers a range of traditional recipes and innovative creations that capture the true essence of our land. Certainly, an extensive selection of excellent wines cannot be missed to please even the most refined palate!
CUISINES
Italian, Northern-Italian, Central-Italian, Southern-Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Non-smoking restaurants
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5.0
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Steph
Birmingham10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 couples
The most incredible food, friendly knowledgable staff. The chef comes out and speaks to you by name; it’s a family run business, genuinely trying to bring amazing quality real Italian food. The truffle fries are to die for! Take waitress recommendations but it’s all good.
Written 22 June 2024
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Julia R
Birmingham83 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 friends
Excellent food, venue & service. Recommended to us by friends, we visited for the first time after an afternoon concert at Symphony Hall) on a Wednesday evening in late May. The Roundhouse - a listed building just off the canal and very close to Broad Street is a magical setting. Good choice of authentic Italian food, well presented and absolutely delicious . We particularly enjoyed the bresaola & porchetta. The lasagne, parmagiana, tiramisu & basil pana cotta also excellent. Great portion sizes - not over sized as can be the case in some me Italian restaurants, so no excess waste. The service was friendly and professional. Wine was reasonably priced and overall excellent value. We will definitely be going back.
Written 30 May 2024
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charlieboo50
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 family
Gorgeous hidden gem,far better than anything in the town centre and such a lovely atmosphere. Great food, impeccable service, can’t wait to come back.
Written 25 May 2024
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Paul
13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 family
What a fantastic setting. Like being in Venice, surrounded by water. The welcome by the Italian owners was friendly, and the food freshly prepared in the open kitchen was excellent. A great find after walking along the canal.
Written 11 May 2024
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jewelleryquartergirl
Birmingham24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 friends
We went in a group of 12 friends for a midweek lunch. Lovely food, and staff were unfazed by the size of our party and our different orders, which were all served in good time. A very relaxed meal, and great, genuine Italian dishes, not just pizzas. My husband and l had generous portions of deep fried squid, I had the meatiest Osso bucco served with roast potatoes, and a side dish of roasted veg; my husband had a main course of tagliatelle in a rich and creamy mushroom sauce. Puddings looked interesting, but we had no room ! The restaurant is within the picturesque, historic, restored canalside Round House, now run by the National Trust. There are tables outside for al fresco meals, and the whole place is dog friendly. The only downside for me was the sloping, cobbled approach, but the kind owner thoughtfully (and without being asked) guided me up the easiest route. We will definitely be back.
Written 8 May 2024
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Fayruz El Sayed
Hello! Thank you for choosing our Ristorante Caffè Arena, thank you so much for your lovely review :)
Written 8 May 2024
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giada
8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 friends
Delicious homemade Italian food at very fair prices. Very good variety of dishes and everything is authentic! The atmosphere is welcoming and friendly, and the location is perfect for a break before or after canal side walking.
Written 8 May 2024
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Fayruz El Sayed
Hello Giada! Thank you for choosing our Ristorante Caffè Arena, thank you so much for your lovely review :)
Written 8 May 2024
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knealed
Kidwelly223 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 family
I checked the reviews on TripAdvisor and it looked good so I booked this my brother and myself to eat prior to watching a gig at the arena and we ate early so it was quiet, great feeling to the place, the staff are awesome and so welcoming and we spoke to the daughter who I guess runs it and her father who cooks and never stops working! We had excellent food, great wine and lovely lemon cello afterwards and we stayed here for many hours and honestly it is one of the best experiences I’ve had at a restaurant for a long time and I will definitely visit here again when in Birmingham again. Don’t hesitate to visit them and chat to them they are a lovely family with great food, service and good value too 👍
Written 5 May 2024
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Fayruz El Sayed
Hello Knealed Thank you for choosing our Ristorante Caffe Arena, thank you so much for your lovely review! :)
Written 7 May 2024
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lindajayneuk
226 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 couples
The best Italian I've been ... The staff are so nice and helpful.. the food is out of this world....truffle fries the best I have ever eaten
Written 21 April 2024
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Fayruz El Sayed
Hello Lindajayneuk Thank you for choosing our Ristorante Caffe Arena, thank you so much for your lovely review! :)
Written 7 May 2024
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GoPlaces50710397420
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 family
Can’t recommend this place enough. Went for lunch on a Saturday with wife and daughter. Food and service were excellent. Kept our 4 year old quiet and she ate all her food for once! The chef and waitress couldn’t do enough for us. Will be visiting again soon!
Written 13 April 2024
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Fayruz El Sayed
Hello Thank you for choosing our Ristorante Caffe Arena, thank you so much for your lovely review! :)
Written 7 May 2024
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Linda C
Birmingham120 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 friends
Highly recommend . Vibrant , friendly , stylish restaurant in the roundhouse . Excellent Italian food . Our 3rd visit since opening . We will definitely return
Written 7 April 2024
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Fayruz El Sayed
Hello Linda Thank you for choosing our Ristorante Caffe Arena, thank you so much for your lovely review! :)
Written 7 May 2024
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Linda C
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 friends
Excellent authentic Italian food. Stylish interior . Friendly knowledgeable attentive staff. Will definitely return soon
Written 9 March 2024
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Fayruz El Sayed
Hello Linda Thank you for choosing our Ristorante Caffe Arena, thank you so much for your lovely review! :)
Written 7 May 2024
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GK
Birmingham3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 friends
5 out of 5. Amazing food and great atmosphere. The quality of food is definitely Michelin star level, and I will definitely be back soon
Written 29 February 2024
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Fayruz El Sayed
Hello! Thank you for choosing our Ristorante Caffe Arena, thank you so much for your lovely review! :)
Written 7 May 2024
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

K G
Birmingham11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 friends
Absolutely perfect food. I had a great chat with the chef (Shawky) and learned he used to run Gustami's. I was gutted when he retired, but he is back now with a fab new venture. The food is the best in Birmingham, made by a superb chef, and they have an excellent selection of wines. I cannot recommend this restaurant enough, and am just delighted this is open.
Written 26 February 2024
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Fayruz El Sayed
Hello! Thank you for choosing our Ristorante Caffe Arena, thank you so much for your lovely review! :)
Written 7 May 2024
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Kim D
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 couples
10/10. Was recommended here and it did not disappoint, the staff were all very helpful and friendly nothing was too much bother. Lovely atmosphere. The food was top notch!! Can’t wait to come back already. Very fairly priced too considering the quality you’re getting and compared to your usual “Italian” restaurants this is the real deal! An actual taste of Italy. Can’t recommend enough.
Written 18 February 2024
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Fayruz El Sayed
Hello! Thank you for choosing our Ristorante Caffe Arena, thank you so much for your lovely review! :)
Written 7 May 2024
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Angie1067
Reading4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 friends
Excellent food and service to match. Great location too. A very good list of dishes to choose from. Good choice of wine too.
Written 18 February 2024
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Fayruz El Sayed
Hello Angie! Thank you for choosing our Ristorante Caffe Arena, thank you so much for your lovely review! :)
Written 7 May 2024
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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