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80sthrowback

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Restaraunt near old Midland Hotel
« on: February 14, 2018, 06:46:28 PM »
can anyone tell me as a matter of urgency, the name of the old restaurant that was located near the Midland Hotel back in the 80ís or early 90ís.


It was located in the new Burlington Arcade.


I think it was beginning with the letter B


Any knowledge would be appreciated.


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Re: Restaraunt near old Midland Hotel
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2018, 07:07:05 PM »
I don't know if The Burlington was still open in the 80's but that was in Burlington Passage at the New Street end.
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Re: Restaraunt near old Midland Hotel
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2018, 07:14:48 PM »
Hi Phil


Thanks for the prompt reply.


Yes it was New Street end.


Berlinos rings a bell but I desperately need clarification


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Re: Restaraunt near old Midland Hotel
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2018, 07:23:49 PM »
The Burlington hotel has a restraunt called The Berlioz, but this may be later.

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Re: Restaraunt near old Midland Hotel
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2018, 07:25:30 PM »
I know The Bacchus bar is in the location that used to be the Burlington, and I have a memory of Bobby Browns being in the same location between the time of the Burlington and the Bacchus,  but I'm sorry I know very little of the city after the early to mid 70's.
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Re: Restaraunt near old Midland Hotel
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2018, 07:26:57 PM »
Rob


You are a superstar, thank you my friend.


Did you ever go there??
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Re: Restaraunt near old Midland Hotel
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2018, 07:29:31 PM »
Glad to help. and yes ive have. You can sleep tonight. O0

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Re: Restaraunt near old Midland Hotel
« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2018, 07:32:30 PM »
Cheers Rob


Iíve just found out itís still open as an American/Italian restaraunt which is only open for 5.5 hours a day and the building is owned by the owners of the Burlington Hotel.


Thanks for your help guys, greatly appreciated.
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Re: Department Store opposite the old Midland Red bus station
« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2018, 09:34:25 PM »
Does anyone know the name of the department store that was opposite the Midland Red bus station on Edgbaston Street, itís now the indoor fish market.


Come on guys,you never cease to amaze me with your knowledge.


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Re: Department Store opposite the old Midland Red bus station
« Reply #9 on: February 15, 2018, 02:59:42 PM »
Does anyone know the name of the department store that was opposite the Midland Red bus station on Edgbaston Street, itís now the indoor fish market.


Come on guys,you never cease to amaze me with your knowledge.


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Carl are you talking about S & U, it wasn't really a department store but more a glorified warehouse for Tally Men, Wasn't it something to do with one of the directors of Birmingham City Football Club?
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Re: Restaraunt near old Midland Hotel
« Reply #10 on: February 15, 2018, 03:05:17 PM »
Hi Phil


I think you are right, it used to sell furniture etc, I remember dropping my now wife at the bus station  and looking into the shop, which is now the indoor meat and fish market.


Iíve watched the city change so much since I came here in 1976.


Thanks for your input Phil.
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