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Welcome to The Edgbaston

The Edgbaston is a 20 bedroom boutique hotel and cocktail lounge located in Edgbaston, Birmingham. It is a unique refuge of timeless elegance, unwavering taste, and unrivalled care and courtesy.

An effortless arrival experience to The Edgbaston sets the tone of a spectacular visit – much like the welcome offered by a gracious friend at a fine private residence. Meticulous and discreet personal service is flawlessly delivered by carefully noting and recalling your preferences from preceding visits.

The Edgbaston’s 20 contemporary en-suite bedrooms are of the highest standards and, in our award-winning cocktail lounge, we’re proud to present nationally recognised bartenders serving classic cocktails with wit and style, a throwback to the classic era of Martinis before dinner and service table side.

Alongside our amazing cocktails we have an informal bar menu inspired by broad European and British influences with dishes designed for sampling and sharing. Our award winning Afternoon Tea is served daily in the cocktail lounge from noon until 9pm, Sunday to Friday and 12 noon until 6pm on Saturdays, a delicious decadent treat not to be missed!

Whether your stay is for business, pleasure or our exclusive cocktail lounge, you can be assured a friendly welcome and your stay at The Edgbaston will leave you eager to return.

Its simple….we care!

- The Edgbaston -


During your stay at the Edgbaston Boutique Hotel you will be accommodated in one of our 20 individually decorated, contemporary, luxury bedrooms. Each en-suite room has a distinct contemporary design. They offer king size beds, an abundance of cushions and throws, so that your stay is truly relaxing. The striking modern interiors of the bedrooms complement the magnificent original features of the building.

The Edgbaston Hotel boasts prominent characteristic features revealed to you throughout the boutique hotel, including original Victorian architecture evident both inside and out. Some guests will find a favourite room and return every time. Others will choose to try a different one on each visit.

Each room was designed by the owners Stuart and Darren Insall alongside leading interior designer Tony Matters who pays homage to the building’s Victorian past and early romantic era. Each of the rooms is individually designed and all are lavishly equipped.

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• 24h reception
• Luxury king-size beds
• Sensor foam pillows and mattresses
• Victorian style free standing baths
• Designer furniture
• LED televisions
• Free wifi

• No minimum stay
• Desk and seating area
• Moet Garden Terrace
• Hairdryer
• Elemis Bathroom Products
• Each room has separate en-suite

All resident guests to the hotel will also benefit from the beautiful garden area and free parking, for one vehicle.

You can check in to your room from 3.00pm on the day of your arrival, and have the convenience of not having to check out until 12 noon on the day of departure, should you have a late start.

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Starting from £135

Rates may change without notice.

Check-in time: 3.00pm Check-out time: 12:00pm
All rooms have a king-size bed, are strictly non-smoking and prices include a complimentary Continental Breakfast, car parking for one vehicle and VAT at 20%. We do not take any payment when your reservation is initially made, however we will take card details to secure the booking. Full payment plus a £50 deposit will be taken upon check in. £50 deposit is fully refundable upon checkout if it’s not used towards the mini bar or within the hotel.

Cancellations will incur charges as follows: Guests will be charged for the full booked stay should the booking not be cancelled BY NOON of the day 48 HOURS PRIOR to the stay. For more information on our cancellation policy, please ask at time of booking. All reservations made for New Years Eve are non cancellable and non refundable.

The Cocktail Lounges

There are three beautifully designed cocktail lounges to choose from at The Edgabaston. To avoid disappointment, we strongly advise that you book a table in the cocktail lounge, please call 0121 454 5212 or email for more information.

In a stylish, Art Deco interior of jet-black and gold, the Edgbaston Cocktail Lounge is all about cocktails. Nationally recognised bartenders serving classic cocktails with wit and style in our award-winning throwback to the classic era of Martinis before dinner and service tableside.

The three Cocktail lounges within the Edgbaston offer one of the finest spirits collections in the UK. We want the Edgbaston to be recognised as one of the world’s best Cocktail Lounge and our team of multi-award winning bartenders have all of the flair, dedication and passion to achieve this. All cocktails, both classic and new, are made with the finest spirits, and a dedication to bartending that simply cannot be found anywhere else. The Edgbaston bartenders have a passion for perfection.

On our menu you’ll find some Edgbaston originals and a prestige menu. All of our cocktails are made using super premium liquors and the freshest ingredients. As well as cocktails we offer a superb collection of wines and twelve different champagnes most of which are available by the glass.

Online bookings need to be made at least 24 hours before the booking time, if not then please just call 0121 454 5212 to make your reservation and we will try our best to accommodate you.
Tables for a maximum of 8 people can be booked on-line, please call us on 0121 454 5212 or email us at to make your booking.

Please try and make sure you let us know if you’re running late for your reservation as we can only hold tables for 15 minutes due to high demand. Weekends can be extremely busy so we would recommend booking as far in advance as possible.

A few of our Industry Awards...

Midlands Best Cocktail Bar 2018 – Midlands Food Drink & Hospitality Awards

Midlands Best Boutique Hotel 2018 – Midlands Food Drink & Hospitality Awards

World Class GB Semi Finalist 2018

Two World Class GB Finalists 2017 (10 finalists in total and the only bar in the UK with two)

World Glass GB Finalist 2016

Ysabel Regina Fusion Global Champion 2017 Konik’s Tail 2017 Martini Masters Champion Beluga Vodka Champion 2016

Orangina UK Champion 2016

Class Magazine UK Bartender of the Year Final 3

Class Magazine UK Emerging Bartender of the Year 2018

Imbibe Shakes and the City 2016 Captain and Winner

Nikka Perfect Serve 2015 Champion

UK Runner Up – Diplomatico World Tournament 2015

Del Maguey Anniversary Competition 2015

UK Buffalo Bourbon Battle 2017

European Copperhead Gin Finalist ‘Cocktails & Canapés’ 2017

Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve Highball Competition

We have also just been placed 25th in the UK in the UK Top 50 Cocktail Bars (no other Midlands based Cocktail Bars were placed!)

Best Afternoon Tea 2017 – Midlands Food Drink & Hospitality Awards

Afternoon Tea.Co.UK Highly Commended Afternoon Tea

Best Cocktail Bar 2017 – Midlands Food Drink & Hospitality Awards

Rising Star 2016 – Midlands Food Drink & Hospitality Awards

Best Hotel Bar 2016 – Midlands Food Drink & Hospitality Awards

At The Edgbaston the afternoon tea experience is a mouth-watering colourful delicious delight of taste and flavour.

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The Drinks

  • Champagne, Wines
    & Bar Food, Beers




  • The Edgbaston
    Cocktail Menu



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The Food

Inspired by European and British influences and spirit, The Edgbaston’s Bar Food menu is available 7 days a week from 6pm until late and features dishes designed for sampling and sharing in our vibrant atmospheric bar. Please note there is no car parking on site – there is free car parking on the main road for up to 2 hours mid week and there is a fee paying car park opposite. Parking on the main road at the weekend and after 6.30pm midweek is free of charge and has no time limit.


The Edgbaston welcomes guests from 12 noon until late, offering Afternoon Tea (from 12 noon), a bar food menu (from 6pm) and a variety of Cocktails, Wines, Champagnes, Spirits, a selection of bottled Craft Beers and Asahi a Japanese Premium Lager on draft served at -2 degrees!

Afternoon Tea Menu

The Edgbaston Invites you to take Afternoon Tea, daily from 12 noon until 6pm on Saturday’s and 12 noon until 9pm Sunday to Friday, in the most elegant of surroundings, it’s the perfect way to spend the day, an indulgent treat from *£25 per person which includes a selection of delicious artisan savouries, a scrumptious variety of seasonal sweet treats, accompanied by traditional scones with strawberry jam and Cornish clotted cream, served with Organic Loose Leaf Jing Tea. The team have specifically selected this tea for its extremely high quality. JING defines the modern tea ceremony, an experience which absorbs the senses and refreshes the body.

The Edgbaston Traditional Afternoon Tea £25pp

Juliet Sparkling Rose Afternoon Tea £30pp

Moet & Chandon Afternoon Tea £33pp

Moet & Chandon Rose Afternoon Tea £34pp

Laurent Perrier Rose Afternoon Tea £37pp

The Moseley Serve £35pp

The Indulgent Krug Afternoon ‘Tea for 2’ with 1/2 bottle £140
This ‘Tea for 2’ is inclusive of 1/2 bottle which is between 2 guests.

* These prices are applicable From 07th January 2019 until 30th November 2019

Our Afternoon Tea is prepared to our set standard, and we are unable to modify our Afternoon Tea on an individual basis as these modifications would detract from our consistently high quality, and affect service levels. Please advise of dietary restrictions and allergens 48 hours prior to your arrival, where possible we will endeavour to meet your requirements.

*Please note prices are subject to change

Bar Food Menu

Available 7 days a week 6pm – until late
(Subject to seasonal changes – please call us for up to date menus)

Step into Spain, with these sweet juicy Manzanilla Olives

Variety of nuts coated in a delicate mix of spices

Very moreish, a perfect drink accompaniment


Very moreish, a perfect drink accompaniment


Skinny fries served with our homemade truffle mayonnaise

Take a step into the beauty of the Far East. This inspired fishcake is the perfect balance of home and away.


A seriously luxurious treat to accompany our seriously delicious cocktails!


Served in our homemade mixed seeded bread


A selection of hot treats to share. Thai Fishcake, White Truffle and Mushroom Arancini, Pitta and Hummus, Fries, Chorizo and Cheese in Mixed Seeded Bread


The perfect grazing board if you are feeling peckish or simply fancy trying a selection of our favourite cured meats and cheeses. Accompanied by hummus, freshly toasted pitta and cheese biscuits served with chutney

A wonderful selection of British Cheeses, Balsamic onions, sundried tomatoes and artichokes. Served with warm pitta bread, hummus, chutney and crackers

Our award winning Head Chef Olivier Briault has put together a selection of our famous afternoon tea sweet treats for you to enjoy.

Bar Food Menu Available 7 days a week from 6pm until late
Afternoon Tea served 7 days a week from 12 noon until 6pm on Saturday’s and 12 noon – 9pm Sunday to Friday – Reservations in advance please

Please note our menus are subject to seasonal changes

For reservations please call 0121 454 5212 or email:

A member of our Reservations team will be in touch following your booking to obtain credit or debit card details to secure your reservation. A charge will only be incurred if you fail to arrive for your reservation without notice, or cancel your booking within 48 hours of your reservation. We kindly ask that your party is ready to be seated at the time indicated in your booking confirmation. We would also ask you to please notify the hotel if you are delayed, or we may release the table 15 minutes after the reservation time.


I was born to host!

- Stuart Insall 'The Edgbaston' -

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  • Our address

    18 Highfield Road, Edgbaston, B15 3DU

  • Email

  • Tel

    0121 454 5212

  • Our address

    18 Highfield Road, Edgbaston, B15 3DU

  • Email

  • Tel

    0121 454 5212


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