Colbeh Persian Kitchen & Bar

4.6
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50 reviews
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£25 and under
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Persian
Authentic Persian Cuisine

One of the world’s most ancient and refined styles of cooking is the traditional home cooking of Iran. Fragrant rice, slow cooked stew, perfectly seasoned meats, fresh herbs and vegetables are just the beginning of a journey through the Persian flavours.

Every detail of the restaurant is all handpicked by the family to represent it’s name, Colbeh (کلبه), which means ‘cottage’ in the Persian language of Farsi. From the kahgel spread walls to the intricately detailed embroidery on the handmade decorations, even down to each of the individual dishes to represent different regions of the country. The family run business strives to bring the perfection of traditional homemade recipes of Iran. Exploding with the main distinctive flavours of Saffron, Tumeric and Parsley, to our guests in the comfort and warmth of a complete replica of a classic Persian cottage.
What 50 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 11 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely delicious food, lovely staff and atmosphere, really enjoyed my evening.
Will definitely eat there again when I’m in the area
A well deserved 5 stars from me

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Saflikefood
Birmingham
4 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food as usual , great atmosphere and service.

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Saflikefood
Birmingham
4 reviews
Dined on 31 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing as usual, probably the best persian food i've had anywhere.

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RUddin
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, amazing little restaurant. Great staff that were very attentive and accommodating. Great find would definitely recommend.

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AliceD01
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food and nice atmosphere. Would definitely go again! The sharing platter was amazing and cooked to perfection.

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SteveT
London
1 review
Dined on 13 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food , atmosphere & service , I would definitely recommend this restaurant

OT
OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was absolutely delicious. Definitely recommend this place.

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Saflikefood
Birmingham
4 reviews
Dined on 22 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food as usual, great ambience, can get a not noisy and press quite a cosy place. Would recommend to all.

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AzadehR
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious, the service was lovely and friendly, the pricing is good and the noise level is perfect. You can have a fantastic time with friends while enjoying good conversation.

My favourite Persian restaurant in Birmingham!

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AzadehR
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 18 August 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely amazing. Can't wait to go back. The food was amazing.

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Anon1234
Leicestershire
1 review
Dined on 30 June 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience1

Hit and miss with this place, they do not take feedback well. The lamb was not cookrd properly either.

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James
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food quality and service was great as well
Thoroughly recommend

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NandC
Kent
4 reviews
Dined on 31 May 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Lovely food - will definitely return if nearby. Can't fault the food or the service.

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Everton
1 review
Dined on 30 May 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good atmosphere with friendly attentive staff. Food was excellent with very generous portions, and served in a timely manner. Will definitely return.
Highly recommended.

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NoahL
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on 21 May 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had dinner here and it was great. The food was amazing. They had a high chair and they were very accommodating

OT
OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
4 reviews
Dined on 19 May 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Most consistent place I’ve been to. The food tastes amazing and is of high quality.

Totally recommended.

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Jy144
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 11 May 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Its so good i'm going visit it at least once a month and i live in Hull .. food , staff , atmosphere, can say its fabulous

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Danhar123
1 review
Dined on 30 April 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

This restaurant is small and very friendly. We enjoyed great service and good food. We recommend the chicken and lamb dishes.

DM
DanielM
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 9 April 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I like so many other reviewers find this restaurant to be excellent for food, service and price. That for me is the holy trinity of ingredients for a successful restaurant, well done Colbeh

OT
OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
4 reviews
Dined on 5 April 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always consistent food. Amazing quality and service.

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Lol57
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 10 January 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been here a few times always lovely food, always have kebabs as we do Persian cooking at home but can't master kebabs so it's lovely to come here and have them

KL
KaupoL
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 11 November 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best Persian cuisine so far in Birmingham. Highly recommended!

MB
MarcusB
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2018
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Very welcoming, warm and cosy atmosphere. Good quality and tasty food. Excellent value.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The flavours, the portion sizes and the atmosphere was amazing. I have allergies and they were able to cater for them perfectly. Definitely visiting again soon. Recommend to all.

MP
MarianP
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 18 August 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this place. The combination of flavours is
amazing and the meat is really tender.
A great place as the staff are friendly and helpful.

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Mushfikur
1 review
Dined on 26 July 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Have been here 3 times and has never failed to impress. Food here has been honestly high quality and service has been excellent.

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RobbieR
1 review
Dined on 21 July 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Aubergine starter was amazing has the sharing platter for main, portion is very generous

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fussyswiss
Norfolk
2 reviews
Dined on 15 June 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, wonderful tender, juicy and tasty lamb. The friendly waiter patiently explained the different dishes.

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DarrenH
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 9 June 2018
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Can’t fault it. Fresh, well cooked food, generous portions too!
Service was fine, we felt welcome without being pestered.

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Akram
1 review
Dined on 6 May 2018
Overall3food3service4ambience3

It is too expensive for a few amount of food.
No salad included in the main course food cousin.
Quite expensive for the value and type of food.

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EleanorM
1 review
Dined on 26 April 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food, slightly different from other local middle eastern restaurants

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EdwinS
Essex
11 reviews
Dined on 10 April 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First class authentic Persian cuisine in a very nice restaurant. Excellent service too.

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BillyHills
Birmingham
9 reviews
Dined on 31 January 2018
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Busy place , tasty food, over generous portions, lots more to explore on the menu, on the down side the king prawns had a bit too much tamarind for mine and my friends palate, but that won’t put us off visiting again!

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MarwaA
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 11 January 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I absolutely loveeeeeee this place. Amazing food! Lovely cosy little place and the staff are very friendly! I have already been there 5 times in the last 3 months and everytime take a different friend with me. The colbeh special is the one to have as you get a bit of everything and the chicken and meat is well cooked! My all time favourite restaurant!

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KatieF
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 30 December 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Visited for the first time on 30th December, after coming across them on google. I must say it was the most amazing food! It is definitely a firm favourite!!

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great Persian food, atmosphere and value, topped by great service.

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2017
Overall3food3service4ambience5

Ambience was good and we were well looked after . Unfortunately one of our group ( of 4) had a poor dish - lamb was tough and only four pieces of meet in a stew style dish. Otherwise fine

OT
OpenTable Diner
Bristol
1 review
Dined on 2 December 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went to Colbeh for an evening meal on a Saturday night. We were late due to a number of reasons and had to call the restaurant to inform them. They were very friendly and understanding and we're happy to arrange our table for later. The service was friendly and welcoming and the food was very tasty. We went for the chicken and saffron rice and lamb shank, both of which were good choices. Would recommend coming here and will be paying another visit next time we are in Birmingham.

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FMmm
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 6 October 2017
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent. Worth the trip. Would recommend to anyone.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 30 September 2017
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Excellent. Would recommend to anyone. Food was authentic and service good.

We shared mixed grill platter and there was more than enough for us both. Starter of humous was flavourful.

We both had a couple of drinks too and the bill was £50. Great value for money.

FAQs

Colbeh Persian Kitchen & Bar does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo. Colbeh Persian Kitchen & Bar also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 0121 454 7944.

Colbeh Persian Kitchen & Bar is rated 4.6 stars by 50 OpenTable diners.

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