Three Church Road at St George's Place

4.3
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11 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Contemporary British

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Afternoon Tea
Three Church Road at St George’s Place Three Church Road restaurant and bistro is a contemporary local gem, with quintessential English character. Set in the magnificent Georgian building of St George’s Place, Edgbaston, just a few minutes stroll from Birmingham’s Botanical Gardens. Experience a sophisticated menu of fresh, locally sourced, seasonal dishes while enjoying a unique dining experience in a relaxed and chic atmosphere. Enjoy the modern menu with a classical twist in the restaurant or a more relaxed bistro menu, including casual lunches, afternoon tea, cocktails or simply coffee and cake. Three Church Road restaurant prides itself on carefully planned menus, and always aims for high standards in presentation, taste and service. Gift vouchers can be purchased for a special treat for someone – so why not spoil someone to a three-course dining experience or a ‘G & Tea’ Afternoon Tea?

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OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience5

this part is for our friends,who has long time did not see each other. I don't know why the waiter wasn't happy enough to say anything to us. but the scone was really nice!

AS
London
1 review
Dined on 1 July 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hadn't realised that it's part of a luxury retirement village, so it's a bit tricky to find - we were the only people there, but it's a really nice place with great outdoor seating, delicious food and absolutely brilliant service.

LF
Birmingham
8 reviews
Dined on 26 June 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Three Church Road is a hidden gem. It’s quiet, charming, has interesting decor. However, the food doesn’t match the description. My entree was Luke warm and quite small for the price. I was still hungry after my meal. Service was slow and the place was empty. I’d give it a second chance and try afternoon tea.

RH
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall2food2service4ambience4

Felt a little let down to be honest, unbeknownst to myself the restaurant is based in a retirement village although it is very nice. We booked for Mother’s Day which was sold to us as a Jazz Lunch - this turned out to be a CD playing and nothing more. The buffet style was nice and a good selection of starters however, the roast lamb was barely warm and there were a lack of vegetables.

OT
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Beautiful setting for afternoon tea

OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 1 March 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

the scone is veryyyyy nice!this is the best one than others whichI have ate before!
The environment is very nice! It has some different rooms.

M
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We were there for Valentine's day. Such a nice environment.

RO
Shropshire
15 reviews
Dined on 13 October 2018
Overall2food2service3ambience1

We decided to try this place despite a few dodgy reviews - it was quite hard to find and the entrance once we did find it was quite confusing, however we were greeted by a nice lady on reception and shown through to the restaurant, There was a wedding going on in the next room and the traffic to and from this room (staff and guests) made us feel like we were dining in the corridor.
The carpet in our dining area wasn’t very clean with food debris in various places.
Our waitress was Alice, she was very pleasant and friendly and also trained and professional.We ordered starters of scallops - which was ok and a crab tartlet which was very nice but not sure it was homemade?
For mains I had the plaice and my other half the steak - mine came and was extremely high end looking with flowers and tubes but.... the plaice was over cooked and dry, the brown/black purée on the plate was genuinely unidentifiable and gritty - the only part I enjoyed was the deep fried capersThe steak came with two small tomato halves a mountain of lambs lettuce and a small basket of chips - once you took the additional sauce boat off the plate it looked quite sad - the steak tasted like it had been sous vide cooked and then flash fried.For desert we had chocolate mousse with honeycomb - it came really quickly, was extremely cold but decorated nicely again with flowers.
However, the honeycomb has obviously been put into the mousse before refrigerating and it was all soft and sticky.
On top of that - during our main course the wedding finished and we then had a procession of staff and guests in and out of our dining area for coats, belongings, thank you’s and finally lots of loud chat from the staff about how great their first wedding had been - we then had various off duty staff loitering at the bar chatting.
They then starting dragging the function chairs across the room to a storage area and the door was opened and it was extremely breezy where we sat.
Alice was great but it wasn’t enough

CM
Surrey
1 review
Dined on 12 October 2018
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Restaurant had not checked and weren’t aware of our booking, couldn’t find the location as non existent signage, had to ask at a retirement home for directions to discover it was part of the complex, staff uninterested and no other diners on a Saturday night
Didn’t stay as no confidence that food would have been forthcoming

CM
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 11 May 2018
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service very attentive

AJ
London
3 reviews
Dined on 23 December 2017
Overall3food2service3ambience3

Ultimately disappointing. An attractive menu but somehow managed to disappoint in every course. A surprising bland starter followed by blade of beef with black garlic mash, kale and pancetta. Under seasoned beef, no flavour of garlic, and one beef came with the string still on. Chocolate fondant was served far too quickly which mean it had been pre cooked - over cooked -so no melting centre and very chewy. No mention of the string on the side of he plate or the pudding half left for the waitress.
With more quality in the kitchen this could be a lovely restaurant but at the moment, not up to scratch.