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MEng

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Good city views
« on: January 01, 2017, 07:00:31 PM »
I'm taking a girl out for a date in Birmingham soon. I'd like to take her somewhere to look at the evening skyline. Can anyone think of some good locations for this? Perhaps a publicly accessible skyscraper?

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Re: Good city views
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2017, 09:34:15 PM »
Hi Meng


Welcome to the forum, try Marco Pierre White Steakhouse, Bar & Grill at the top of the Cube It gives a good view over Birmingham.
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MEng

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Re: Good city views
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2017, 06:03:40 PM »
try Marco Pierre White Steakhouse, Bar & Grill at the top of the Cube It gives a good view over Birmingham.


Thank you for your welcome.
Does the Cube have some lookout spots which don't require you to dine in the restaurant?

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Re: Good city views
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2017, 06:47:44 PM »
The roof garden at the central library. Check closing time of course. I think it's about 21:00.

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Re: Good city views
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2017, 06:57:32 PM »
Go the whole hog MEng book the Penthouse Suite at The Hyatt
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MEng

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Re: Good city views
« Reply #5 on: January 02, 2017, 07:13:15 PM »
Go the whole hog MEng book the Penthouse Suite at The Hyatt


Haha  ;D  Maybe when I finally become rich...

MEng

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Re: Good city views
« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2017, 07:18:13 PM »
The roof garden at the central library. Check closing time of course. I think it's about 21:00.


The website says the full service closes at 5pm, but there are "LoB Express" services available until 9pm. Do you know if that means the roof garden closes at 5 or not?

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Re: Good city views
« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2017, 01:32:17 PM »
I'm taking a girl out for a date in Birmingham soon. I'd like to take her somewhere to look at the evening skyline. Can anyone think of some good locations for this? Perhaps a publicly accessible skyscraper?


It may sound stupid but there's a branch of Curry's on Belgrave Rd./Highgate Rd. on the middleway and you can see most of the city from the car park. I know it's not a skyscraper or even sheltered but it is one of the better city skyline views.

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Re: Good city views
« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2017, 02:10:28 PM »
MEng

If you are looking to do it on the cheap then why not the Lickey Hills, Egghill Lane Frankley or even Barr Beacon Great Barr they all give spectacular views of Birmingham. You also might find this thread of interest.
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Re: Good city views
« Reply #9 on: January 03, 2017, 02:11:28 PM »

The website says the full service closes at 5pm, but there are "LoB Express" services available until 9pm. Do you know if that means the roof garden closes at 5 or not?


Sorry MEng, unable to help with that, you will need to do some reconnaissance to be really sure.