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“Amazing food, top service!”
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Ranked #102 of 2,480 Restaurants in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 13 - US$ 32
Cuisines: European
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Bohemia is a Modern British restaurant situated in Birmingham’s buzzing Selly Oak area. This exciting addition to Birmingham's restaurant scene adds a continental feel to the area. It blends a bistro cost with 5-star/fine dinning food quality. Open almost all day, you can pop in for an afternoon lite bite with fair trade coffee or enjoy the more formal evening air at this smart and contemporary establishment. True to its name, Bohemia offers wonderfully relaxed and chilled vibe, and diners are made to feel instantly at ease. Head Chef Ross has created an exciting Modern British menu that changes monthly so you have a new array of choices upon every return visit. Diners love dishes like herb sausage, black pudding and duck egg terrine with plum tomato chutney; poached cod fillet with garlic, chilli and coriander butter; slow-cooked rib of beef with chorizo, dauphinoise potatoes; and Pimms and lemonade jelly with homemade strawberry clotted cream ice cream. Bohemia runs regular jazz nights, acoustic nights and comedy evenings.
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Visited this quant and modern restaurant and was pleasantly surprised. Each course was well presented, tasty and generous in portion. Even when I requested an alternative due to allergies the chef was happy to appease. The food was of very good quality and although there was a little wait inbetween courses, that was fine - who wants their food to arrive within seconds anyway. Only microwave dinners do that lol.
I would definitely return to Bohemia, and highly recommend giving it a visit.

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

My partner and I ate at Bohemia on a quiet weekday night when there were 8 other diners present. The service was friendly, the food all freshly prepared and the portions were generous. The mackerel starter was really nice as was the sea bass mains. Unfortunately the wait between courses was slow - we arrived just after 7 (when the restaurant opened) and left about 9.15 following a three course meal. We waited between 30 to 45 minutes between courses. It's a shame as, while we enjoyed the food, I certainly wouldn't eat there on a busy night or arrive at a later time.

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Booked in for Sunday lunch and we were very pleasantly surprised. The starters were excellent followed by roast beef and lots of veg. Really tasty and the all vegetables were cooked to perfection. Waitress was very friendly too!

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Thank 696susanh
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

The waitress was very nice and helpful and works very hard. Unfortunately my steak was the worst I have ever had. It was as tough as old boots and had fat all the way through. Maybe the chef was having a bad night, but if he continues to serve food like that he wont get many customers. Because we had a groupon it had already been paid for, so we could,nt refuse to pay. My husband and I certainly wont go back and will make sure all our friends wont go there either.

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2  Thank janefarmer344
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bohemia14, General Manager at Bohemia, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

We do sincerely apologise for the experience. We do pride ourselves with the quality of food and our steak is adjudged one of the best in UK if not Europe, hence our surprise.

However, we do understand that freak accidents do occur to the meals, and a simple calling of the Waitress' attention to the steak issue when you noticed it while dining would have led to an immediate retrieval and fresh preparation of another one or replacement as you so desire, no fuss no questions. We even make it a point of duty to ask our clients about their meal especially if they don't finish it.

Was the attention of the Waitress called to the dissatisfaction/Was this feedback passed to the waitress?

We do apologise once again for the issue and we would ensure to make it up to you when next you visit us. Kindly contact us by email.

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We have long been fans of this little restaurant and did not realise it had changed hands. Took a Chinese guest for lunch on the basis that the food is consistently good. We waited an hour for starters which were mediocre when they finally arrived. Main courses were another half an hour, there were half a dozen people dining. Waitress was apologetic and polite and explained that the kitchen was under staffed but it did not make up for what was quite an embarrassing experience. Such a shame.

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2  Thank Anna B
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