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24 Carat Bistro

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27 Warstone Lane | Hockley, Birmingham B18 6JQ, England
+44 121 236 0519
10:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 09:30 - 16:00
Fri 09:30 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Remembered a friend recommending this place a few months ago and gave it a try following a visit to the Museum of Jewellery. Just our sort of place. Really friendly with efficient service and great food. My partner had the Cajun king prawn salad and I had curry goat and rice. Both were excellent. The real chocolate hot chocolate with... More 

2 Thank Stemag637
Walsall, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best meal I've had in ages, there is nothing negative about this place. Great food, friendly staff and very reasonable prices. Because there was a group of us they even opened on a night they are usually closed. Can't wait to go back.

2 Thank tim w
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As always,delicious food and a warm welcome. Tuna & lime fish cakes & mushroom stroganoff were both tasty. Peanut butter brownie is gorgeous. Worth a visit.

3 Thank Villagirl54
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very cosy little place, staff very welcoming and the food was fantastic and very fairly priced. Girlfriend and I travelled from London to Birmingham for the day and stopped off here for lunch. Starters, mains and deserts were all lovely. Particularly recommend the Jerk Chicken, the seasoning was On Point! One of the best I've had - compliments to the... More 

2 Thank hugo d
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chanced upon 24 Carat Bistro whilst wandering around the Jewellery Quarter during a midweek lunch time. Good, genuine home made food of the top quality and reasonably priced. Service wonderfully informal. There are some issues with the premises due in the main to the size but they do not compromise the experience. Thank you for a great lunch

2 Thank LichfieldSteve
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It’s shockingly small, and smells musty. Must have been a sandwich shop in a previous life. It’s begging for everything to be ripped out (especially the lone shelf and home-made counter) and given a proper clean, fresh paint, new flooring & furniture. I’ve tried their Cajun Prawns, which tasted shop-bought from IceLand Supermarket, and Jerk Chicken (which I was hoping... More 

1 Thank Lynn120
michaelbrummie, Owner at 24 Carat Bistro, responded to this review

Hello Lynn120 Firstly i would like to Thank you for taking your time to review our business . You have raised numerous points , Which has focused on a multitude of areas. I would firstly like to say that were possible all the food on our menu is homemade, and produced on site. Obviously, we are very very disappointed to... More 

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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited 24 Carat Bistro last Friday with a group of friends. We were all suitably impressed with the service, ambiance and food. Jan made us all feel welcome and made some great recommendations from the set menu, which was simply fab. The food was brilliant value for money and including drinks, came to a very reasonable price. We all said... More 

3 Thank Basit J
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After reading several reviews on Trip advisor we decided to give this place a try. Not easy to find- this small restaurant is tucked down an alley. Jan, who looked after us, was warm and welcoming - striking a good balance between engaging with customers and providing a service. The food was authentic and traditional with the addition of reggae... More 

2 Thank monicalorenne
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Popped along to this little place tucked down an alleyway, enticed by the reviews. Top food and brilliant service. You probably always need to ring ahead to book, as it is small and look out for the rum too!

2 Thank Ian7874
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

It feels like you're in your own living room, and the home cooked nature of the food complements that perfectly. Very, very tasty fare and excellent service to match.

3 Thank Andrew B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 9
Caribbean, Jamaican, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 17:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Warstone Lane | Hockley, Birmingham B18 6JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham>  > Ladywood
  • Neighbourhood: Ladywood
  • Phone Number: +44 121 236 0519
We are a small FAMILY RUN business in the heart of the Jewelry Quarter,
reached by walking down a quaint tiled walkway (at the side of Paul Green's Jewelers).
Once inside you will discover a hidden part of the Jewelry Quarter's history.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?