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Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EP, England
+44 121 245 2080
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“lamb shank” (11 reviews)
“fish cakes” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EP, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really convenient place to have lunch prior the matinee theatre or concert You can book beforehand which helps. It is on the ground floor and links directly with the theatre (good loos), and only a short step to the Symphony Hall. The...More

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 3 June 2018

My wife and I had a pre concert drink here on a warm Friday evening, and sat outside to watch the world go by. Drinks were a little pricey for what they were, staff were pleasant enough.

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I had always thought of Marmalade as somewhere to go before or after the Theatre but we popped in whilst walking past on a Friday night. We were really impressed! The food was really good and the service was excellent. The only downside was that...More

1  Thank Gemma R
BnTVenues, Manager at Marmalade, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hi Gemma R, Thanks for dropping by and for the lovely review. We're very happy to read that you enjoyed your meal on your last visit. We'll pass your comments onto the rest of the team. Hope to see you again soon. Regards, Audrey

Reviewed 1 April 2018

I don't know who wrote the positive reviews but this restaurant is a no-go. The food was disgusting, we went there for a pre-theatre meal and it was not good at all. The beef brisket lasagne my husband ordered looked and was in fact very...More

Thank Nemotek
BnTVenues, Manager at Marmalade, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hi Nemotek, We are very sorry to read that you did not enjoy your last experience at Marmalade. Your comments regarding our Beef brisket lasagne are very surprising as this dish is one of our most popular dishes on the menu. Our dishes are all...More

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Can’t say I was wowed by the food which was a set menu and pretty bland. The service was friendly but for me it didn’t make up for a meal that left me pretty cold. The soup was overly thick and almost paste like, the...More

Thank Herps
BnTVenues, Manager at Marmalade, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hi Herps, Thanks for dropping by and for the helpful feedback. We pride ourselves on serving up delicious freshly home cooked food so sorry to read you were let down on this occasion. If you could drop us an email at GM@marmaladebirmingham.co.uk we’d love to...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Have been visiting a few times, mainly late afternoon/early. It’s a nice enough place for a cuppa but the food tastes like ready meals from your supermarket’s no-frills range. You should definitely stay away from the soup of the day. It tastes like any ordinary...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
BnTVenues, Manager at Marmalade, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hi, Sorry to hear that we’ve not made you a fan of the food we serve. Everything is made fresh in-house on a daily basis but we accept it might not always be to everyone’s tastes. Hopefully we can continue to serve you with tea...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Visited on a snowy Saturday night for a pre-booked pre-theatre meal for 2. Service was slow from the beginning even though there were plenty of staff in the restaurant. We had been given an hour and a half to eat 3 courses, but even though...More

Thank DianaMB2013
BnTVenues, Manager at Marmalade, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hi DianaMB2013, Thanks for dropping by and for taking the time to write a review. We’re really sorry to read that you did not enjoy your last visit. Our restaurant was indeed very busy on that day due to the weather conditions. If our customers...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018

Well presented and tasty combinations within their well priced lunch menu. I chose the pulled pork and cheese melt with side salad included all things green and a lovely dressing. My friend enjoyed the salad, which I will have next time. A great combination of...More

Thank debsplym
BnTVenues, Manager at Marmalade, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Hello debsplym, Thank you for your kind words - lovely to hear a relaxing lunch with coffee was enjoyed so much. We're very proud of our homemade menu, we're looking forward to serbong you again soon, Vicky

Reviewed 13 March 2018

Four of us had a meal here before seeing The Quartet last Saturday. Before the renovations to The Rep and the adjoining new Birmingham library we had enjoyed several excellent dinners here and it is incredibly convenient. I don’t know if it has changed hands...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Booked a table for two prior to the Play at the Rep's Marmalade Restaurant, and the entire experience was excellent. The food was in all respects delicious and perfectly cooked and presented. The atmosphere was a calm and gentle mixture pf conversations, and our waitress,...More

Thank Colin S
BnTVenues, Manager at Marmalade, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hello Colin S, Thank you for the 5 *'s and such kind words, these have been passed onto the team. Lovely to hear the whole night was a winner, including the perforamce. See you again soon? Vicky

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27 January 2017|
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Response from VickyBirminghamUK | Property representative |
you can book online - or was it for something specific? (like a big party?) If you send me your details on a message I can ask the manager to contact you directly (I work for the company) Vicky
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 245 2080
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Welcome to Marmalade Brought to you by Bitters 'n Twisted - the team behind Bodega, Island, The Jekyll & Hyde, The New Inn, The Rose Villa Tavern and The Victoria - all made in Birmingham! Our ideas are to bring great tasting food and drink to Birmingham, matched with friendly and passionate service, with Marmalade being no exception to this. Our vision was to create a homely venue, creatively designed for the people of Birmingham to enjoy - whist taking in a show or enjoy the City with a menu of home-made comforts and a big focus on Vegetarian options. Why not book a table for dinner or stop by for a cocktail - we'd love to know what you think of Marmalade.
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