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Aalto Restaurant

Hotel La Tour | Albert Street, Birmingham B5 5JT, England
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Ranked #114 of 1,608 Restaurants in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
birmingham,uk
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I 've often looked at this place whilst waiting for the bus and have always been intrigued as to what it was like on the inside, so I visited on a dark and very wet night, I was glad that they had a car park....nearly outside the premises, so didn't get too wet. The entrance of the hotel is clean,... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We stopped the night at Hotel La Tour and we didn't want to leave the hotel so we chose to eat in the Aalto restaurant. The signature dishes are the steaks so I went for the rump steak, a lean cut so generally not the most succulent however when it arrived I was amazed at how easily the knife ran... More 

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Jane R, General Manager at Aalto Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Gurminder S, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent meal at Hotel La Tour - I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your food with us and thank you so much for your kind words. I hope that we will welcome you back in the near future! Kind regards, Jane More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We had the tomahawk steak for two and it was fantastic, cooked one half to my taste rare and the other to my husband's taste medium rare. We also had the standard steak frite the second night and that was great too.

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Jane R, General Manager at Aalto Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Liz E, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Hotel La Tour - I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience with us and I hope that we will welcome you back in the near future! Kind regards, Jane More 

Swansea
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162 reviews 162 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I do not usually eat in the hotel restaurant but did on this occasion as I needed all my expenses on one bill, but so glad I did! I had two meals there. The service was exceptional and the meals were excellent and presented beautifully. Only thing I am never keen on is the extras for veg etc., which you... More 

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Jane R, General Manager at Aalto Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Bob 1323, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent meal at Hotel La Tour - I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience with us and I hope that we will welcome you back in the near future! Kind regards, Jane More 

London, United Kingdom
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311 reviews 311 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
480 helpful votes 480 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We ate here as we had a weekend package booked at the hotel which included a credit toward F&B. Service was a bit slow throughout and they did bring us the wrong bottle of wine to start with, however the food was superb, my husband had fillet steak and loved it, he doesn't often order it out as we have... More 

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Jane R, General Manager at Aalto Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Samiloupepperelll, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent meal at Hotel La Tour - I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience with us and I hope that we will welcome you back in the near future! Kind regards, Jane More 

Worcester
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115 reviews 115 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Having not been able to get reservation at Circle Restaurant, Birmingham Hotel opted to dine here as staying hotel. Website said restaurant didn't open until 6pm but as we were going to theatre rang to see if they could serve us earlier, they could, 'no problem'. Arriving at 5.30 we were immediately shown to our table. Drinks ordered immediately. My... More 

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Jane R, General Manager at Aalto Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi BarDer, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent meal at Hotel La Tour - I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience with us and thank you for your kind comments. I hope that we will welcome you back in the near future! Kind regards, Jane More 

Telford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Good range of dishes all beautifully prepared and well presented. Good portions but also breads, breadsticks, spicy popcorn & amuse bouche complimentary.

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Jane R, General Manager at Aalto Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Angela B, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent meal at Hotel La Tour - I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience with us and thank you for your kind comments. I hope that we will welcome you back in the near future! Kind regards, Jane More 

Stourbridge, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

As you will see from my hotel review, service just too slow in Bar & Restaurant. It wasn't cheap either !!

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Jane R, General Manager at Aalto Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Phil O, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent meal at our restaurant - I am happy to read that, overall, you enjoyed your experience with us. Thank you for your feedback regarding the service, we will be sure to take your comments onboard. I hope that we will welcome you back in the near future!... More 

London
Top Contributor
155 reviews 155 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The Hotel La Tour is a stylish, comfortable hotel; I've stayed several times on business and written favourably about it here on Tripadvisor. On these trips I'd been busy and had only bar snacks and a quick breakfast, but I had not eaten dinner in the restaurant before. On a visit to Birmingham with my wife I had no hesitation... More 

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UK
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

Hotel La tour is in a part of town under regeneration.. It may look a little out of place at the moment, but I'm sure when surrounding buildings are in place it will all make sense. We had high tea as a couple for a birthday treat. We were the first to arrive but there were already a half a... More 

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JJPRB2007, General Manager at Aalto Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words and I am so pleased that you enjoyed afternoon tea. Rachael our pastry chef is quite amazing and I have shared your kind words with all of the team. I hope that we can welcome you back again very soon. More 

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Additional Information about Aalto Restaurant

Address: Hotel La Tour | Albert Street, Birmingham B5 5JT, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: British

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