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Away2dine

Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2JB, England
0121 647 7151
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Ranked #70 of 1,476 Restaurants in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $61 - $83
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Lichfield, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed a five course meal, a party of four, on a Thursday evening. The tables were laid beautifully and staff well presented. The food was amazing, served at the correct temperature and was delicious, my only nit pick, a bit more on the cheese and cracker board when sharing between two. Excellent wine selection, with tap water and soft... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We had this as a gift experience and didn't look up previous reviews, however, having now read the first few we can only agree-ish. Main areas to improve are the lack of info on where you are passing, there must be some interesting history to this ancient area and also the lack of personality of the staff. Food average in... More

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I was really looking forward to this experience- whiling away a lovely evening enoying a 5 course meal on the canals of Birmingham. I was however disappointed. The food was, for the most part, really nicely cooked and presented and i enjoyed it (along with a bottle or 2 of wine- also went down a treat.) However, there were some... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Myself and a group of friends visited Birmingham to celebrate a friend's special birthday. I was looking forward to being looked after with a bit of luxury as had been advertised. Unfortunately the idea of not being able to to enough to help ones customers hadn't quite hit this company. We had agreed to decorate the boat for the special... More

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Dined here on a Saturday night in July - I was really looking forward to it. I had to phone for some information beforehand and the lady I spoke to on the phone was extremely unhelpful and spoke to me like I was a problem! I found the attitude of the skipper quite rude and abrupt, everything seemed to be... More

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Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A novel way to dine cruising the canals of Birmingham for over 3 hours. The service was tremendous with the owner herself serving up the delightful food and giving information and interesting facts about out journey throughout the night. The salmon & pawn salad starter was fresh and plentiful followed by chicken breast stuffed with peppers for a hearty main... More

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We took two friends on the evening dinner cruise. Despite the limited space on a narrow boat, the dining area layout is very good and our friends said they had not expected anything quite like this. Unfortunately, the boat was less than half full and it did not have the same atmosphere as when we previously did this cruise and... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Sunday Lunch, on a Barge in the middle of Birmingham. I thought it would be novelty over quality. But I was wrong. The food was very good, the service was excellent and company was amusing, the latter being pot luck but the couple from Sheffield provided great entertainment. The journey around the Birmingham is a great advert for Birmingham. We... More

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Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Went with family and friends as a gift for my birthday. We enjoyed the Captain's table at the front of the boat. Food was good and although small potions, was satisfactory as five courses served. Two criticisms. There was a lack of vegetables with only one small dish to share between two. Were told no more available even as extra.... More

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

This trip was given to us as a christmas presant and we really enjoyed it we had sunday lunch from a really good menu the roast beef was beautiful perhaps just a few more veg would be nice the staff were great and the service thankyou I would recommend this trip. If I was going to nit pick perhaps some... More

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