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Away2dine

Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2JB, England
0121 647 7151
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Ranked #16 of 1,455 restaurants in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $63 - $85
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

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
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

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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53 reviews 53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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
119 reviews 119 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
173 helpful votes 173 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 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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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

On the off chance we found the bank holiday Monday lunch cruise on 26/5. Couldn't ask for any more good food, superb service and a chance to see parts of Birmingham you would not normally see. I highly recommend it. A most relaxing way to spend an afternoon.

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Rushden, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

5 star experience was had today( 05/05/14) could not have asked for a better way to enjoy my birthday. Food/service was excellent, we where well looked after by Gill and her staff, this is a must try experience and I am looking forward to going back later in the year.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We dined with friends on Easter Saturday evening to celebrate a special birthday. Great atmosphere on board, beautifully laid out and the menu choice was very good. I had the goats cheese tart, herbed cod and chocolate mousse. My husband had salmon roulade, lamb and the mousse. Our friends will be sharing their review and menu choices too. The sorbet... More

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