The Java Lounge’s three stage journey

via Our Birmingham

Our Birmingham

The arrival of this independent coffee shop in Colmore Row has brought the Hudson building to life again.

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The writer looks back to the first incarnation of the Java Lounge years ago – as a cybercafe in King Edwards Road, Moseley.

Marked from the outset by friendly and courteous service and very good coffee, it was good to see it move to larger premises in good position on Moseley high street – 115 Alcester Road.

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On the Stirrer website in 2013 we read about its good coffee and finely flavoured homemade soup with unusually good bread, welcoming atmosphere, a good range of finger-food, fine paintings by Sue McClure . . . “Take your laptop – the Java is WIFI equipped – or cut down expenses by using a cyber café instead of buying a new computer or shelling out for expensive repairs. At ‘off-peak’ times novices are given help if…

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