Broad Street preparing to open up again

Twelve bars and restaurants plus other businesses reopening from 12th April

Twelve bars and restaurants with outdoor spaces across Westside in Birmingham are busy making final preparations for reopening to customers from the week starting Monday 12th April.

Non-essential shops and a family favourite entertainment centre are also getting ready to welcome back new customers in and around the city’s ‘golden mile’.

Hospitality venues at the forefront of reopening outdoor spaces from 12th April with careful health and safety measures in place, include:

– All Bar One, Brindleyplace
– Bank Birmingham, Brindleypace
– Craft Dining, Brindleyplace entrance to ICC (from Friday 16th April)
– Gourmet Burger Kitchen, Brindleyplace
– The Figure of Eight, Broad Street
– The Canal House, Bridge Street
– The Park Regis’s Garden Terrace, top end of Broad Street
– The Hilton Garden Inn’s outdoor terrace, Brindleyplace
– Las Iguanas, Brindleyplace
– Pitcher & Piano, Brindleyplace
– Varanasi, Broad Street,
– Velvet Music Rooms, Broad Street

Meanwhile, in the retail sector, both Ethos Flowers at 2 Brunswick Street, Brindleyplace and Lee Longlands home furnishings store will opening their doors on Monday 12th April, with the Rock Up climbing centre in Broadway Plaza also reopening.

On the health and fitness side, the Bannatyne Health Club in Brindleyplace also opens on 12nd April, along with The Gentleman Barbers, also in Brindleyplace.

Ryan Doyle, director of sales at Park Regis, said: “The team at Park Regis can’t wait to welcome you back!

“With step 2 of the roadmap fast approaching and outdoor hospitality returning we have invested in our chic 1565 Terrace, bringing you a beautifully lit space serving a new menu and an extensive list of drinks.

“We can’t guarantee the weather but bring a blanket, brolly or sun cream and we will guarantee you a wonderful time.”

Luisa Huggins, media and communications manager at Westside BID, said: “I’m thrilled to see the initial reopening of several Westside businesses from 12th April.

“All Westside businesses have done an incredible job of maintaining brand awareness and functioning in the best possible way, but they are now so pleased that doors will be reopening very soon.

“Over the last few months, we have witnessed venues implementing a range of safety measures and procedures, so I am confident that they will be reopening in accordance with government guidance, to keep customers safe.”

Ms Huggins added: “As a whole area, the morale has lifted now a road map to emerging from lockdown has been revealed, and we are counting down the days to the 12th April and then hopefully the May and June landmark dates.”