May 2015: Loves closed after six years.
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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.
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”.
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.
Canal Square , Browning St, Birmingham, B16 8FL
Last orders: 9 pm, Fri-Sat 9.30 pm