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Stageside Bar & Restaurant - CLOSED

Thorp Street, Birmingham B5 4AT, England
+44 844 338 9000
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
31 Jan 2016
“Ideal for theatre pre meals”
23 Jan 2016
“Extremely poor food and service”
Restaurant Hours Closed
British, Gastropub
Thorp Street, Birmingham B5 4AT, England
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Reviewed 31 January 2016

Perfect place for a quick bite before heading to the Hippodrome. Its very convenient and everything was efficient

Thank JohnCoop2014
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Took my girlfriend here for a birthday meal before going to the theatre. Upon arrival we were refused to change tables because ours was close to the door and cold. When we'd ordered our drinks, the waitress came back to tell us that the drinks...More

Thank jamie t
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

My mother and I were treated to excellent, first-class service and delicious food here,before we went to the panto at Birmingham Hippodrome. The staff(particularly Luke)were attentive and friendly, and couldn't do enough to make our evening special. Highly recommended.

Thank paulinehall33
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Owned by the best theatre ever this quaint restaurant is simply wonderful! Great service and if you have a ticket for any shows the restaurant and bar give you money off your drinks! The Hippodrome stage door is also opposite amd its the perfect place...More

Thank fraserkatie
Reviewed 21 December 2015

We booked a table for 2, arrived after the matinee 2 minutes after the booked time of 5pm. We seemed to be the first for the post matinee meal. We decided to just have main and dessert as we wanted to leave at 6.45pm at...More

Thank J0444
BirminghamHippodrome, Manager at Stageside Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2015

Thank you for your comments regarding your recent visit to our Stageside Bar Bistro. I am terribly sorry to read that you did not receive our normal high standard of service. Would you be able to contact me regarding this via e-mail: neilsatchwell@birminghamhippodrome.com or Telephone...More

Reviewed 15 December 2015

Decided to eat here before the show just across the road @ the Hippodrome (the Hip own this resteraunt), you really need to book as it's quite small. The place itself is very tastefully decorated & very comfortable. I had the Chicken & Ham pie...More

Reviewed 13 December 2015

We had reserved a table, glad we did as several people were turned away as it was full. Only small, perhaps seats 30. The staff were very attentive and professional, I had the haddock, mushy peas, chunky chips and tartare sauce, husband had the chicken...More

Thank Carolansk1
Reviewed 7 December 2015

myself, friend and mum arrived here before seeing The Nutcracker. It was quiet and the staff were friendly, service was a little slow but food was delicious, we all had the chicken and ham pie, for afters we ordered the brownie with salted peanut mousse...More

Thank Amy6367
Reviewed 4 December 2015

We visited this restaurant recently before The Nutcracker performance at 1.00 p.m. We arrived at 11.45 just as the shutters were raised. The food was very good and the chicken and ham pie excellent. However, although there were less than 20 people in the restaurant,...More

Thank sandyliz-11
BirminghamHippodrome, Manager at Stageside Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2015

Thank you for your recent review regarding your visit to Stageside. I am sorry to hear that the service was not up to our usual standard, and that you felt that you were not able to enjoy your experience. Could you please contact me at...More

Reviewed 12 November 2015

There is lots of choice on the menu and our food was really good. We had the carrot and cumin soup followed by jambalaya. I would recommend them both. The atmosphere is relaxed and the service good. Ideal for a pre-show meal.

Thank Brenda D
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Restaurant Details

British, Gastropub
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thorp Street, Birmingham B5 4AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 844 338 9000
We are sorry - StageSide is now closed. Any patrons with StageSide reservations will have their booking transferred to Birmingham Hippodrome's Circle Restaurant or one of our hospitality suites. This will be confirmed to you by email or phone - you don't need to contact us - and if you want to adapt your reservation in anyway, you can let us know then. You're guaranteed a warm welcome at Circle Restaurant, it's conveniently situated on Middle Circle (level 3) of our foyer, a few steps from the auditorium and accessible from our Hurst Street main entrance around the corner.
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