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The Chameleon

) #1,285 of 1,894 Restaurants in Birmingham $$ - $$$ British,
1 Victoria Square | Hill Street, Birmingham B1 1BD, England
+44 121 643 2233
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible22%
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British, Grill
$$ - $$$
1 Victoria Square | Hill Street, Birmingham B1 1BD, England
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Third visit . The first visit last year wasn't impressed with the staff then . Second visit had to go with a group of friends although advised my friends not to go as I found it quite unfriendly... 1 drink at a table and then...More

Thank Tracy R
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I usually use the chameleon for preparing theatre meal but after being offered a complementary meal I had 3 courses from the main menu. The food was all excellent, the staff friendly and knowledgeable, and as a bonus the wine I wanted was unavailable so...More

Thank gjames2017
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Visited here on Easter Saturday for drinks and dancing and wasn't disappointed. Have noted other people say the drinks are overpriced but there were 3 of us with a kitty of £120 and we were in there from just after midnight until 2:30 drinking double...More

Thank MsChuckles22
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant server but unfortunately had to wait ages for food so we were given olives and bread which neither of us like olives ! Menu choice very limited for each course and a lot of what was on the menu wasn't available. Food was...More

Thank Andypandydog
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Loads of staff 'working' and quite empty with customers (less than 20). My friend and i got completely ignored at the (empty) bar for 5 minutes. I eventually managed to get one of a the ignorant bar tenders attention and asked if it was table...More

1  Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Called to booked table and asked if we could use gourmet card and told we could. Waitress sat us to our table and asked what menu we would like I explained about the card and she said it could be used on either menu. We...More

1  Thank loulou8686
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This place is no good with poor service all they want is your money keep away do not go if you like a good time go to the pub near home as probably better service

1  Thank rickyh8
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I booked for a Friday night meal and when we arrived the kitchen was shut because of an apparent misunderstanding. HOWEVER, I cannot fault the service from the lovely girls who served us. We were seated, offered complimentary drinks and the chef was called back...More

Thank AmiraYafai
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Non cheese pop music, contemporary chart music, expensive drinks - it's exactly what you expect from a central Birmingham bar and if you're just having a couple of drinks and having a change of scenery then it's ok.

Thank hazyjane01
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I've been here twice now on two different nights. Both times the staff have been incredibly rude, refusing to serve you at the bar saying they're too busy when the place was fairly empty. I had to wait twenty minutes for one drink which was...More

2  Thank danbarclay
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
what will the dress code new year eve,will it be black tie?
12 December 2016|
Response from MissK-wolverhampton | Reviewed this property |
no idea sorry. it's usually smart but check out their website.
What is the dress code at chameleon bar Birmingham ?
22 February 2015|
Response from AiimeeeT | Property representative |
Hello, The Dress Code depends on the time you come in. For our Bar and day it is smart casual, on a Friday and Saturday Evenings the dress code is Smart. I hope this helps you Kind Regards The Chameleon Team
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$38
British, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Victoria Square | Hill Street, Birmingham B1 1BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 643 2233
  • E-mail
Our in-house chef has created a mouth-watering selection of seasonal dishes that can be enjoyed in our Bar, on the Balconies and in our Green Room Restaurant.

Phone or email us to make your reservation and don't forget to tell us if it's a special occasion, as we simply love to make a fuss!
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