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The Wilderness


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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The Wilderness is the Jewellery Quarter restaurant from Alex Claridge serving playful and provocative food within multi - course menus, based on seasonal and wild produce. Open for dinner from Wednesdays to Saturdays and for lunch on Fridays and Saturdays only . Reservations are now open.
US$66 - US$132
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
British, European
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time at this type of experience. Restaurant set up great can see into the kitchen. Food immaculate. Service very knowledgable. Will return.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Dave s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Relaxed atmosphere and no stuffy white table clothes but fine dining experience. One of the true gems in Birmingham.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 291rachela
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely tasting menu, creative, delicate and a few surprises! An alternative to traditional tasting menus and would recommend it to others!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank hncfamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the menu, loved the service and love the staff! Custom Cocktail menu is spot on too! Would definitely go back here again, one of the top places in Brum to eat in my opinion.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 948mattheww
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small restaurant, probably 20-30 covers which is informal inside – kitchen is open which is a nice touch. As others have mentioned, rock music plays in the background, which I really liked. We went for the 10 course dinner menu – with a set menu...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank SpecialTr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I just live this place! The food is excellent complimented by superb service. Nothing is too much trouble and they really ensure that you are catered for. Food is off the scale as good as any Michelin starred restaurant. Thank you the wilderness...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank garryandlorraineb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is tucked away in a quirky location, which if anything adds to the whole package. The food was excellent, every course delivered something tasty with an Asian influence. The service was brilliant, very relaxed, extremely attentive and engaging. The music is a distinct...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Aelbeb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about this restaurant is fantastic. The team are young, knowledgeable beyond their years and extremely talented. Deserves to be a massive success. Cannot recommend highly enough.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank chrisp280
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located down an alley in the Jewellery Quarter. Parking nearby not really a problem. Interior is dark and painted in black. Toilets are again an issue but this time they are poorly lit. The restaurant is quite basic and very different in style from their...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Brun313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having been here a couple of years ago we decided to treat ourselves again. We were not disappointed. Real passion goes into the food and enjoyed the explanations and discussion. Although fine dining there was a real sense of humour about everything. We actually knew...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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26 January 2019|
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Response from MrMrsWilko | Reviewed this property |
We caught a taxi! But there is a multi storey car park open in the day time, if you are going for lunch, and street parking some free and some on meters in the evening.
17 January 2019|
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Response from Pumpkin_King | Reviewed this property |
For dinner, depending on the number of courses it was £65 or £90 per head. Wine pairing was £35 or £40 per head (depending on number of courses you select).
16 September 2018|
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Response from rachelc133 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but I wouldn’t wear anything that might seemed scruffy. But doesn’t have a dress code as such
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