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Five Guys Burgers and Fries, Bullring

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by Tammy Facey (subscribe)
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Published August 2nd 2014
High five for five guys
Five Guys is the new diner-like restaurant in the Bullring. It opened about six weeks ago, replacing the former Italian restaurant, Del Villagio, with a fresh take on authentic, American fast food favourites.

Don't mistake this for a fast food joint - not that you would if you walked past. Five Guys is a better version of Ed's Diner, which is Bimringham's only other diner-style restaurant in the centre.

Firstly, the food is better; the burgers at Five Guys are well-filled, the meat is thickly cut, as is the bun, but there is, thankfully, a decent ratio of meat to salad and bread, constituting a happy bite.

Five guys, lunch, diner
Burgers and shakes

The restaurant has authentic qualities about it too, The fries are served in cardboard boxes and the burgers are wrapped in foil. I'd rather not pretend I eat burgers and fries with a knife and fork, and Five Guys does away with the notion of such airs and graces, and serves it, how I believe a classic American duo like this, should be served.

In terms of atmosphere, it's a quite relaxed venue, with a mix of adults and nearly-adult teens frequenting the venue. It isn't cheap though, so it's not a place for teen boppers (thank God), but the hungry shopper who wants comforting, fast, tasty food.

Pop in and you'll be seated immediately. You can enjoy a simple burger for 6.00 and up, or a meal (fries and a drink), for 10. Either way it's a happy medium of filling, satisfying, tasty food - you can't go wrong with that.
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When: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Phone: 0121 643 0215
Where: The Bullring
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