I’ve never been one to turn down a discount, particularly when food is involved, so when I heard about the 50% discount that was being offered at Meating, a new restaurant at the Arcadian in Birmingham for their soft launch week, I was emailing them as fast as my little fingers could type.
I haven’t eaten at the Arcadian before (although I have indulged in many cocktail-fuelled dance and comedy evenings with friends there), so I was intrigued to see how well this new restaurant fit with the rest of the styles on offer.
It turns out, quite well in fact! In a relatively small place, they have created almost an industrial feel in their decor, although it looks a little bare at the minute, but The Bloke and I were warmly welcomed as soon as we walked through the door. Of course, the first thing I did was order a raspberry mojito – my standard for testing the quality of what to expect – and was given one of the best I’ve ever tasted. A good start! Continue reading