Goodbye (for now) Butchers Social, hello Harborne Kitchen

Great blog post by outinbrum


Out In Brum - Butchers Social - Hot Chicken WingsIt would appear to have escaped the attention of many people that The Butchers Social, on Harborne High Street, closes on New Year’s Eve. The pop-up venture that was opened by chefs Jamie Desogus and Mike Bullard initially for just one night back in March, caused such a stir that the venue has remained open ever since. As I live just a ten minutes’ walk away from it, its closure is coming as quite a blow, I have definitely drank the koolaid and become part of its cult following.

Why would they close such a successful venue you ask? It was always Jamie’s and Mike’s intention to dramatically transform the old Walter Smith’s butchers shop in to “Harborne Kitchen”, a restaurant that will focus on innovative British dishes, and that has been operating as a pop-up in various locations for a year or so. In fact we’ve already…

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