You did it – congratulations! You’ve made it to the weekend and now it’s time to celebrate. And what better way to let your hair down than to pop some corks and get feasting? 

Whether you’re in the mood for bubbles with your hash browns or a Bloody Mary-fuelled sesh that goes on until dusk, Birmingham is home to plenty of places to kick up your heels on a weekend (and some during the week, too).    

From traditional full English breakfasts to sticky dessert selections, Cuban spreads and Asian-inspired starters, these are the best bottomless brunches in Brum.

The generous brunch at the JQ’s Button Factory offers a vast selection of food and unlimited fizz; diners can choose between bellinis or prosecco. Your glass won’t be empty for long – staff here stay alert when it comes to top-ups. Pick 2 courses for £30 or 3 for £35. Starters include hummus, a scotch egg and squid, waffles get their own course – there are 3 on offer – while mains range from burgers to shakshuka and smashed avo. Enjoy the same menu at sister site, The Distillery, just off the canal on Sheepcote Street.

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The good times come in spades at this ever-popular Mailbox restaurant. Brunch is a prime offering, available weekdays from 11-5pm and 10-5pm on weekends. The menu at this industrial-chic joint offers all the classics, including pancakes with a variety of toppings, chorizo hash – potato, chilli peppers, tomato, fried eggs and sourdough toast – and the Gas Street Works – its version of the full English. For an extra £18, enjoy 2 hours of limitless bellinis and mimosas.

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Kitted out in vintage Havana style, this all-day (and all-night) bar, live music venue and restaurant sells itself with delicious drinks and a great-value bottomless brunch. For £25 per person, choose any Cuban sandwich or burger and fries and enjoy limitless prosecco and Cuba Libres over the course of 2 hours. Brunch is available Saturdays and Sundays from 12.30pm. Come back later to burn it all off on the dancefloor upstairs, courtesy of house band Rhythms Del Toro.

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Why go bottomless on just your booze when you can go bottomless on the nosh, too? Upgrade from standard bottomless to the Hero, and Urban offers a double whammy of decadence at its Church Street site: limitless Bloody Marys, bucks fizz, espresso martinis, prosecco and peach bellinis are also accompanied by a brunch dish, all-you-can-eat pastries and toast, plus unlimited tea and coffee. Classic mains to pick from include the three-egg omelette with Mediterranean veg and avocado, and edamame and chilli smash with poached eggs and halloumi.

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On the corner of Edmund Street and Newhall Street, botanical-themed pub The Florence brings the fizz to the business district, offering bottomless bellinis and prosecco on Saturday afternoons. The menu is as enticing as the décor, with starters including crispy chicken bao buns and fried fish tacos, while mains range from an asparagus and pea omelette to flat iron steak and fries. You’ll have 2 hours from 12 until 4pm and you can choose between 2 courses for £30 or 3 for £35.

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There are some simple classics to be had at this chic boutique hotel and restaurant bar, as well as unlimited prosecco, gin roses, mimosas, screwdrivers and Bloody Marys. Dishes include smoked salmon and scrambled egg on toast, mac ‘n’ cheese, chicken wings in a maple BBQ or spicy chipotle sauce, and battered cod fillet with minty mushy peas, fat chips and homemade tartare sauce. Naturally, there’s a very full English to be had, too.

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Aluna might mean goddess of the moon in Cajun, but this is the place to day-drink (and eat) to your heart’s content from 11am till 3pm each Saturday and Sunday. The brunch menu mixes indulgent twists on breakfast classics with some seriously colourful cocktails. Meals on offer include buttermilk chicken on a freshly baked waffle topped with crispy bacon and maple syrup, and an edamame and kale pancake with smoked avo, spiced yoghurt and pomegranate dressing. Bottomless cocktails include prosecco, pornstar martinis and bubblegumtinis.

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Published -21st October 2019