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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: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 114
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 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
Surprisingly good for a restaurant in the hotel

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
whatu1
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Singapore, Singapore
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  • Special occasions
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178 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

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
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 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
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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 

Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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 

Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Absolutely superb. Wonderful food and fairly priced. Service was excellent, so helpful, friendly & polite. All staff very welcoming and seem happy to be there. Definitely recommend the la tour burger. Can't wait to return.

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

Hi RaychBellamy, We are delighted to hear that you had a good evening and enjoyed the cocktails at Aalto Grill alongside the live music! Thank you very much for your kind words. We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Jane More 

clare
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Great decor and really nice surroundings, tasty cocktails while we waited, no issue that part of the party were a little late, helped advise us where to park. Seated us at a lovely table by the window. Service was really great and professional. Food was excellent no complaints for any of the 4 of us on all 3 courses. Mussels... More 

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

Hi DobbyBazzler, Thank you for reviewing Aalto Grill. We are glad that you enjoyed the burgers and club sandwiches! We hope that you enjoyed the Tomahawk steak and we hope to see you again. Kind Regards, Jane More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Today was our first visit to Hotel La Tour and Aalto (Grill), lured in by a tweet about live music this afternoon. The hotel is clean and modern, and the bar and restaurant follow the same theme. There's an outside seating area too. I've never seen so many people having afternoon tea, with groups of women visible in all directions.... More 

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

Hi DobbyBazzler, Thank you for taking time to review us! We're very proud of our menu so it's great to hear your thoughts! We look forward to welcoming you back - and to watch you tackle our mighty Tomahawk steak! Kind Regards Jane R More 

Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner at the Aalto Restaurant since we stayed at the Hotel Latour. The waiters were all extremely friendly and welcoming, and the food wasn't too bad. Considering the price, I probably wouldn't go there again, but we didn't leave hungry as it all was plentiful. I think there are nicer restaurants in Birmingham, but this one's a nice... More 

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

Hi Leon R, Thank you for reviewing us! We're glad you enjoyed your experience with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards Jane R More 

Birmingham
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I booked to come here for afternoon tea having read good reviews online/on tripadvisor. I promotly booked for my husband & I for afternoon tea on Valentines day. We arrived early and could see the staff were busy setting up for a busy day ahead. We were promptly seated in the main restaurant area, I noticed the lounge area was... More 

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

Hi Mini1978, Thank you very much for reviewing Aalto Grill! It sounds like you had a great time with us for afternoon tea and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind Regards Jane R 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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