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May 2015: Loves closed after six years.

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Summary

After six years Steve and Claire Love closed their Birmingham canalside restaurant in June 2015. The pair are planning an ambitious new restaurant-with-rooms project in Warwickshire, with a bar and private wine tasting room, to open late Autumn 2016.

£102
Exceptional
Very Good
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

It may be “very difficult to find” (“looks like it is the entrance to a car park”), but Steve Love’s canalside venture offers “first-class” cuisine that’s “inventive without being faddish”; “from UK-centric bubbles to local liqueurs”, the list of drinks is also “outstanding”.

£66
Exceptional
Very Good
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Steve Love “is a perfectionist and it shows”, at this waterside city-centre venue, which offers a “top gastronomic experience” (including an “inventive vegetarian tasting menu”); “efficient but not stuffy” service too.

£65
Exceptional
Exceptional
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Portions,
Yes
9 pm, Fri-Sat 9.30 pm
Canal Square , Browning St, Birmingham, B16 8FL
Opening hours

Last orders: 9 pm, Fri-Sat 9.30 pm

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