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August 2017: Tom Shepherd has been appointed head chef at Adam's. He joins the stellar Birmingham restaurant from the Development Kitchen, a pop-up concept which he runs with Adam Degg.

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Summary

“Wow, wow, wow!” – Adam & Natasha Stokes’s recently relocated city-centre venture is “a sensational experience reaching new heights” not only as “simply Birmingham’s best fine dining” but also as one of the most notable gastronomic destinations in the UK (where is that second Michelin star?). At this new location, there’s a “lovely, warm and stylish interior”, complete with “beautifully designed bar” and chef’s table (an “electric” experience). Meanwhile, “totally unpretentious, amenable and knowledgeable staff” provide tasting menus “with some similarities to the old set-up, but with so many new, exciting culinary ideas”“every course is a trip on an amazing journey, every dish is packed full of flavours, it’s an incredible happening from start to finish!”

£86
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Adam's Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Adam's Restaurant in B2, Birmingham by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Adam's restaurant.
Uma G
Still maintaining their very high standards...
Reviewed 4 months, 19 days ago

"Still maintaining their very high standards. Food as amazing as usual. Fantastic octopus dish but everything superb. Service so professional but down to earth. Significantly improved wine list. Great atmosphere and most comfortable."

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T M
Chefs table. A magical experience. True the...
Reviewed 7 months, 21 days ago

"Chefs table. A magical experience. True theatre, watching Adam and his team at the pass. Food is truly outstanding. Creative and so tasty with wonderful combinations of the freshest ingredients perfectly cooked. Service is excellent. Great wine list with some really good value wines supported by experienced sommeliers. Just the best culinary evening."

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Graham T
Exceptional food. Hard to describe. Taste a...
Reviewed 7 months, 23 days ago

"Exceptional food. Hard to describe. Taste and combinations that are wonderful. Yes beautifully presented but its about the taste. The integrity of each ingredient seems to shine in its own right but also as part of the whole dish. Yet the food is not over messed about with. Service is absolutely genuine, supportive and helpful. Not in any way over the top. Interior of the restaurant is warm comfortable and acoustically excellent."

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Simon C
Outstanding restaurant in every way. Food i...
Reviewed 8 months, 10 days ago

"Outstanding restaurant in every way. Food is creative,tasty and beautifully presented. Service is lovely and there is a genuine want to please. This restaurant takes its wine seriously with several very knowledgeable sommeliers. The restaurant itself is stylish and very comfortable. Our new UK favourite."

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Robert C
This restaurant stands comparison with the ...
Reviewed 8 months, 19 days ago

"This restaurant stands comparison with the very best in the UK- a terrific meal, with attentive and well informed service and with that distinctive atmosphere which you get at a good restaurant where everyone is enjoying their meal without being intrusive of others'. Definitley a place to go as often as I can afford!"

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Michelle H
Just had the most fantastic experience at t...
Reviewed 9 months, 4 days ago

"Just had the most fantastic experience at this restaurant. Had the eight course tasting menu with wine pairing. Food is really creative with many new twists on classical themes. All fish and meat dishes cooked to perfection particularly loved the rich chocolate desert too. Service was seamless and wine pairings outstanding. Restaurant has a lovely feel and is full of a wide variety of diners from young romantics, shoppers through to suited business men. Absolute top for fine dining in the West Midlands and further a field."

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Uma G
Beautifully presented restaurant. Lovely d...
Reviewed 9 months, 14 days ago

"Beautifully presented restaurant. Lovely décor and layout. Warm interior with excellent staff who clearly understand what they are very much a part of. That is an extremely wonderful dining experience where the foods creativity does not rely on theatre or gimmicks. Its all about taste and combinations that work and yes they do look amazing too. Best restaurant we have been to in Birmingham by a long way and up there with the very best in London and Paris"

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carol g
Exciting creative cooking. Everything is so...
Reviewed 9 months, 15 days ago

"Exciting creative cooking. Everything is so right here. The ingredients are extremely well sourced the cooking is accurate and the construction of each dish is superb. Adam`s takes you on a journey some of which is reassuringly familiar some of which is into the unknown. Regardless of your path the result is a wonderful and satisfying experience. Service too is outstanding. Its a young but professional team full of energy, friendly and supportive. Then there are the sommeliers who are also highly knowledgeable and very communicative. Its a good wine list with a good number of real value bottles. Atmosphere is lovely the restaurant itself is very comfortable. Love the bar and the pre-dinner drinks area."

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16 Waterloo St, Birmingham, B2 5UG
Opening hours

Tuesday to Saturday LUNCH 12pm to 2pm; DINNER 6pm to 9.30pm
Last orders: 9.30 pm

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