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Aalto Restaurant

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Hotel La Tour | Albert Street, Birmingham B5 5JT, England
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6:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 116
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 10
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Late dinner

Just looking for a quick late meal (about 9pm) and found the Aalto. Had a perfectly cooked steak a few glasses of excellent wine by the glass. Good stuff!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
madogvin
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Nelson, New Zealand
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Nelson, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Just looking for a quick late meal (about 9pm) and found the Aalto. Had a perfectly cooked steak a few glasses of excellent wine by the glass. Good stuff!!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

whilst the food that we didn't send back was very nice, there is little good to say about the service we received this evening at this establishment. the initial drinks order was taken quickly (including a request for a taste of a specific wine, which did arrive quite quickly (however it wasn't the wine i had asked for!)); however this... More 

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bromsgrove
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Dined on a Saturday night with friends who had recommended it. Modern décor. Staff were very attentive, and happy to check with chef when they were not sure of a dish. The starters were very good. My husband said the mussels were the best he had eaten! I was disappointed with my mains. The chicken was dry and sat on... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Called off here at lunch with a colleague for a catch up over a glass of wine and a sandwich. Ordered tuna on granary. Received a stale sliced brown bread effort that wasn't even to the standard of a supermarket pre-packed effort. Sent it back, the waiter was full of apologies but it's no wonder we were the only ones... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Dined on a Sunday night and restaurant was quiet. Staff were friendly and welcoming. Decor is modern but relaxed. Food was exceptional ( and I have dined in Michelin starred restaurants) with good choice for vegetarians. Good choice of wine by the glass. I would happily go back.

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I visited here on a Saturday night whilst staying at Hotel la Tour. We had booked a table for 7:30pm and I was surprised how quiet it was at this time, so we had a lovely table by the window and as you walk in there was a live singer. Our drinks order was swiftly taken by Hollie and we... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Spacious restaurant with nice pocket of spaces for a quite dinner for 2 or a rowdy crowd. Morning breakfast spread includes a full breakfast or a light continental touch. Full bar operating on the side for before or after dinner drinks.

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

Hi whatu1, Thank you for reviewing Aalto Grill. We really appreciate your comments and feedback and we hope to see you again in the near future. Kind Regards Jane More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We were at Aalto the same evening as the couple who posted the revue "Comical night with a Tomahawk" and we too had a brilliant evening made all the more fun by the comical young waitress Jemima. Her service was excellent too. My meal was very tasty, but my husband had to return his steak as it was overdone ...... More 

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

Hi fishing241247, Thanks for your great review! Your feedback is greatly appreciated, and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind Regards Jane R More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We dined on a Monday evening and were pleasantly surprised to see the restaurant with a number of tables seated. Having walked in several years ago and not liking the menu we thought we would give it another try and from the point of entering we were happy we did. Our server was one of the funniest people I have... More 

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

Hi Epicurean80, Thank you for this brilliant review! It sounds like you had a great time with us, and thank you for choosing us to celebrate a birthday! We look forward to seeing you very soon, Kind Regards Jane R More 

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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Enjoyed a great meal. The highlight was the ribeye steak cooked to perfection and a great flavour with nice accompaniments. The bread is excellent too, along with the garlic flavoured popcorn!

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

Hi AndyM12345, Thank you for your review of the Aalto Restaurant. It is great to hear that you enjoyed our ribeye steak! We look forward to seeing you back at the Aalto Restaurant soon. Kind Regards, Jane More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hotel La Tour | Albert Street, Birmingham B5 5JT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions
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

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