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Bun and Bowl Restaurant

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by Tammy Facey (subscribe)
Read. Write. Run.
Published August 26th 2014
Nice buns
This burger and shrimp restaurant in the Cube has been open for about three months and is definitely worth a look.

It's the only type of offering of this kind in Birmingham, so it wins points for being the first in my eyes, not to mention being adventurous in a city that isn't always accustomed to change.

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Shrimp salad

Bun and Bowl's brave leap into the Birmingham restaurant scene was definitely a risk worth taking because all my friends have been raving about this place. And I mean raving. Two of my friends have been three times since it opened.

As payday had just injected a shot of much needed surplus cash, I decided to finally dine at Bun and Bowl with a handful of girlfriends.

The concept is simple: there are all the burger options you'd expect, including a very good Inferno burger, but there are a few surprising burgers too – and lots of choice. There are 'naked' burgers without the brioche buns.

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Beef burger

The salads aren't bad and there are decent vegetarian options – not just a token bean burger.

The tuna burger is my favourite, though the shrimps are a great lighter, albeit messier, option.

I cannot bear shrimps, or prawns for that matter, but my friend quite literally licked her fingers after enjoying a plate full of these shellfish bites.
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Why? For the first of its kind
When: 11 - midnight Monday - Friday
Phone: 0121 643 9896
Where: The Cube at The Mailbox
Cost: £9 per meal
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