Gluten-free Restaurants in Birmingham
Eating out with a food allergy is a challenge in itself and when you are traveling it seems an even bigger problem. What if the place you are traveling to don’t have gluten friendly restaurant options? Well, you don’t have to worry about this if you are planning to visit Birmingham soon. As the residents would already know there are great places in Birmingham where one can enjoy a gluten-free meal, not just by avoiding food items that contain gluten but by enjoying splendid alternatives to gluten items. Some of the best gluten-free restaurant options in Birmingham are listed below.
A restaurant that dates back to 30 years and shares a space with Friends of the Earth in Digbeth is a healthy vegan/vegetarian choice for heallt conscious people out there. Warehouse café prides themselves in being sustainable by recycling, buying organic and fair trading whenever and wherever possible. The menu is purely based on traditional and seasonal fruits and vegetables and is labelled with GF (gluten-free). If you ever happen to try out this amazing restaurant, don’t forget to order their fritters, halloumi fish & chips and falafel.
A restaurant with a smart formal and intricate atmosphere, Purnell’s Bistro is the sister to Michelin-starred Purnell’s and is located in the center of the city. Apart from their dedicated gluten-free options, the restaurant serves some mean cocktails courtesy of Ginger Bar like Bakewell Tart and Bramble cocktails. The well-trained, helpful and friendly staff tailor the meal according to your dietary needs and great gluten-free bread can be provided upon request.
The exquisite Japanese cuisine is served at this famous restaurant with two branches in the heart of the city, at Bullring and Brindleyplace. The hotshot of the place is number 71 i.e. the Chicken Katsu Curry which unfortunately is off limits for gluten free diners but there are plenty of other options which are either already gluten-free or can be adapted to make them gluten-free (do try there rice noodles). The restaurant not only caters to the gluten intolerants but a lot of other food allergies like soy and shellfish. The best thing – they serve gluten-free soy sauce.
Carters of Moseley
Looking for a fine-dining experience for a business meeting or a romantic date? Carters of Moseley is the answer to all your prayers. The chefs at Carters understand flavor and create mesmerizing light and modern dishes with seasonal British ingredients. Live cooking in an open kitchen and contemporary space makes your experience even more worthwhile. The menu can be made gluten-free by communicating with the staff and booking ahead for the traditional soft brown gluten-free bread.
This small place is as homely as the name sounds. Located on the Bennett’s Hill, they offer a separate gluten-free menu and the best part; it is available online. So you can plan your meal ahead. The menu is divided into Breakfast, tapas and burgers which somehow simplifies things. The burgers with gluten-free buns and the gluten-free seeded brown bread served with tapas are heaven for gluten allergic folks. If you feel like going for a healthy meal, try their sweet potato and basil falafel, humus topped with chickpeas and pan-fried halloumi with carrot and peas.
Henry Wong Harborne
Do you love Chinese food and are gluten intolerant? Life must suck for you! But not in Birmingham! Henry Wong Harbone wins the prize for best gluten free-friendly Cantonese restaurant in the Midlands. The restaurant provides a separate menu to cater the needs of their gluten intolerant customers with a wide variety of gravies, rice and noodles to choose from. The head chef Ricky Wu has created an incredible gluten-free batter which tastes better than the flour batter used in almost every Chinese recipe. Dig into the paradise of their honey pepper chicken and chilli and pepper king prawn and you won’t be disappointed.
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