The Bracebridge

4.7
450 reviews
£26 to £40
Contemporary British
For a truly exceptional dining experience in stunning surroundings, The Bracebridge is the place to be. Sitting perfectly on the edge of Bracebridge Pool, with décor that exudes luxury and opulence, and a high-class seasonal menu, this is the perfect spot to spend time with friends and family.

For a more relaxed atmosphere, you can enjoy the equally impressive culinary creations in a more informal setting outside. More casual than the main restaurant, but just as decadent, The Terrace is a fantastic place to meet with friends and take in the wonderful views of Bracebridge Pool – perfect on a summer’s day.

Set against the picturesque backdrop of the majestic and historic Sutton Park, offering a unique and memorable place to dine, drink and relax.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 450 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.6
service
4.7
ambience
4.2
value
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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AndyR
Birmingham
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

On the evening we attended it was a cool and windy night . However the set up is excellent with screens to block the wind and patio heaters all around the tables so not too cold . Staff are friendly and attentive and service is very quick . We ate off the fixed price menu which had plenty of choice and was reasonably priced . I had the lamb and my wife the fish and chips which were both lovely .This was our second visit recently and the restaurant has come on a long way since opening . The setting is gorgeous over looking the lake and i would now say this is the premier restaurant in the area.

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went with my wife, excellent place, food was great service was very efficient and staff really friendly. Will definitely be going again and recommending to friends

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susiec
Birmingham
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was excellent and
Sharon looked after us who was lovely and very attentive

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MartinP
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great evening to celebrate our 30 year Anniversary good service thank you

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AmyB
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely staff and lay out, I would recommend to everyone

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TashG
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We got engaged on Wednesday and the staff made it so special by taking pictures and gave us complimentary champagne! Thank you for make our day perfect 😃

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SophieS
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff were very friendly and accommodating when we turned up abit early. Food came fast and was delicious! The vibe in there was amazing and with the heaters and blankets it made it very cosy and enjoyable from the harsh weather outside! Overall amazing day!

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SimonT
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service and food well worth a visit well thought out and fantastic location

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Neena
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful venue, very well heated and comfortable with friendly staff and amazing food!

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jattinder
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was amazing. Shame they didn’t do anything special even though I had mentioned it was my birthday in the booking!

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Hchy
London
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Family’s birthday meal. Great service and food.

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RachelG
London
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Excellent food , setting is really beautiful even in the rail.
Customer service ok....

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect service and amazing food

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LisaT
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and good vibe even with the rain!
Our puppy also enjoyed himself

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Jf1234
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service snd tasty food. A beautiful atmosphere and surroundings.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a lovely time. Food was fabulous and there was a saxophonist playing too! Brilliant afternoon. Looking forward to going again

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Amyl
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

I can’t wait to return to BraceBridge.
Food was perfect & the setting was lovely. Even the blankets for the outdoor seating and enough heaters to keep everyone warm.
Staff was friendly & the meal was topped of by the saxophone player adding to the atmosphere.
Highly recommend.

JT
JanineT
Birmingham
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Lovely afternoon.
Well covered and warm
Could of done with more veg for lamb and halibut
Otherwise first time eaten and would recommend

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EddieLou
Birmingham
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic set up, fabulous staff and amazing food.

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SNewt
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was blown away by Bracebridge! The service was wonderful, the food was tasty, well presented and great value for money. I will definitely be returning soon.

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Longboa
Warwickshire
1 review
Dined on 30 April 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Chilly night out but great to be out with good food, great surroundings !!

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 30 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and staff. Pizza’s fab!! Lobster Tail also amazing

LJ
LindaJJ
Birmingham
9 reviews
Dined on 30 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful setting with a chilled out vibe. There was a sax playing which added to the ambience of the afternoon- totally perfect !

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EmmaC
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 29 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I must say it was my 1st visit here and I was most impressed. What they have done outside is beautiful will definitely be going back 😊

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
7 reviews
Dined on 29 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect as always

JY
JamesY
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 29 April 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience5

There's a paucity of good eating places around Sutton Coldfield. The Bracebridge is obviously very popular, and the setting is idyllic. However, the service was very disappointing. It was busy on our visit, however it was difficult to see how the staff were distributed, as some seemed very busy, yet others seemed to stand around chatting. This was particularly frustrating when trying to get attention, as those that were too busy were unable to help, and those that were chatting seemed reluctant to make eye contact.
The food started off with a good starter however the main was too salty and fatty. The price tag warranted better quality, and those that frequent restaurants in Birmingham would be better served for approximately 30% less.

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MarieM
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 29 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Everything was lovely, even though blankets provided we were very cold. Not restaurants fault it was a very cold day.

JC
JulieC
Birmingham
4 reviews
Dined on 29 April 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We were having lunch with a friend
The service and food were lovely
However the gas heaters weren’t working and it was very cold ... we had dressed for outdoor eating but needed the heaters to be comfortable

JH
JamesH
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 29 April 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience2

Lovely food, lovely staff, freezing cold because the heaters aren't on in the day

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Karend
London
1 review
Dined on 29 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was absolutely top class. Wonderful setting and atmosphere.

KL
KerryL
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 28 April 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience3

Lovely setting, food nice, but the service was too quick, there was no time between starter and main course.

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OpenTable Diner
Warwickshire
2 reviews
Dined on 28 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had a fab time celebrating our friends 50th. Staff were very accommodating and friendly. Our only complaint would have been none of the heaters we’re working as no gas delivery! It’s ashame we weren’t notified in an email prior to this just so we could have been more prepared .
Apart from that 5 star treatment and returning back soon .

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Bill
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 28 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely menu, excellent food, attentive staff and beautiful view.

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GertrudeW
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 28 April 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Very enjoyable but had been the week before and would have liked a change of menu

JB
JanB
London
1 review
Dined on 27 April 2021
Overall3food5service4ambience2

27 April - evening. Food was amazing as usual but there were no heaters as apparently their delivery of gas or oil cancelled. It was a very cold night and although they supplied blankets and we sat in our coats, it still wasn't pleasant. I think a high class restaurant such as The Bracebridge should have sourced some fuel or called the diners and given them the choice to move their booking. There were candles on the tables but non of them were lit and it took a while after our request for this to done. Its just a small thing but the candles on a dark night would have created a bit of a warm ambience.
Disappointed on this occasion.

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AmyH
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 27 April 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Overall amazing, really cold due to the gas being unavailable for the heaters but the service and the staff were amazing and supportive.

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SusanW
1 review
Dined on 27 April 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Lovely food, nice ambience and pleasent staff, Definately will be back, Gorgeous setting

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HayleyM
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 27 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. It was raining when we visited but the outside dining area is well covered and heated

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PatrickB
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 27 April 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Congratulations to the Bracebridge for adapting so well to the al fresco dining rules. The all-weather arrangements are excellent, the service was impeccable and the food as fantastic as ever. My wife’s lamb was lovely and my fish and chips were delicious. The one problem preventing 5 stars all round was that the fuel for the heaters had run out and it was rather chilly. But I’m glad it proves they are busy!

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LadyMsB
London
2 reviews
Dined on 25 April 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Amazing food and great setting, shame we weren't lake view seats but will definitely be returning for more of their menu 👍

FAQs

The Bracebridge is rated 4.7 stars by 450 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.