Harden's says

This original deli and bakery now has three siblings, in the city centre (5-7 Temple Row West and Jewellery Quarter) and in Harborne (103 High Street).

survey result

Summary

£22
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Very authentic” and “always busy” Middle Eastern café (this, the Moseley branch, was the first of three local addresses to open) offering a “fresh, exquisitely spiced feast for the eyes and heart” (including “always fabulous mint tea and pastries”).

Summary

£22
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Very authentic” and “always busy” Middle Eastern café (this, the Moseley branch, was the first of three local addresses to open) offering a “fresh, exquisitely spiced feast for the eyes and heart” (including “always fabulous mint tea and pastries”).

Summary

4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Delicious Middle Eastern food at incredibly reasonable prices” will “lift your spirits with the fresh tastes of mint, lemon and pomegranate” at this four-year-old, which has already sprouted two branches. “Don’t be fooled into thinking it’s just a coffee house” – although “the spiced Arabian coffee with dates and tahini is very moreish!”.

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Restaurant details

No dress code

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£5.00 £9.00 £5.00 £3.45
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £0.00
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
133 Alcester Road, Birmingham, B13 8JP
Opening hours
Monday9 am‑8 pm
Tuesday9 am‑8 pm
Wednesday9 am‑8 pm
Thursday9 am‑8 pm
Friday9 am‑9 pm
Saturday9 am‑9 pm
Sunday10 am‑6 pm

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