Fumo, Birmingham


A couple of weeks ago the boy whisked me away to Birmingham. I have never been before & so he decided to treat me to a hotel, dinner & some shopping. I have only just had my camera & I am still figuring it out so alas I keep forgetting about it, so I only have a very few snap shots of the food, sadly no hotel or our shenanigans. Bad blogger I know!

Our boss had mentioned a restaurant called Fumo to Matt & so here we decided to go. I didn't look into where we were going just that I was excited & hungry, & with a name like Fumo I actually thought I was going for a night of Sake & Sushi. It turned out to be an Italian restaurant & me finding out that I have zero language knowledge & a laughing boyfriend.





We were swept inside by the welcoming & stereotypically beautiful italian staff to a secluded table by a window that over looks the high street. I also spent pretty much the whole night explaining to Matt that I loved the bag in the window of Louis Vuitton. I just got a laugh back. 



We started on some Prosecco & sipped the bubbles until a beautiful, chisled italian waiter came to take our order. He explained that Fumo was best served as a Tapas & so to choose around 5 to 8 dishes, so we started on the menu deciding what we wanted & we must have completely misunderstood  him as we tried to order 5 to 8 dishes each! He had to tell us to calm down after we tried to order around 14 dishes & explained that that it would not all fit on our little table for two! Oops.


We chose the steak of tuna marinated in capers & sweet onion,


stuffed pizza breads with buffalo mozerella & prosciutto.




Chargrilled artichoke pizza base with vegetables &  buffalo mozerella.



Plain cheese & tomato pizza base.


Lasagne al Forno, layers of pasta with slow cooked beef ragu & Gnocchi Gorgonzola in a baked parmesan basket.


After finishing our tapas, we decided to move on to a section of the fumo desserts that included raspberry panacotta, tiramisu, chocolate gateaux, lemon cheesecake.



We managed to clear up the whole platter, which is more than I can say for the other Tapas that we sadly could not finish (it's a good job the waiter stopped us).




After desserts we wandered over to the bar & got chatting to the barman, he was hilarious & informative & highly recommended the above cocktails which were my favourite of the night. Strawberry & basil cocktail. 



We then witnessed some flaming guiness shots which are made of Disaranno, Baileys, & sambuca. We were amazed by this & asked to try them & so the barman gave us a few for free. Top bar man.


It's safe to say that Matt was a little tipsy towards the end.

Rose & Muse 
xxx



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20 comments

  1. What a cool place! All looks so yummy!
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  2. I am Heading to Birmingham this week, might have to give this one a look, all that food has made me hungry x

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  3. I think is a very beautiful place!!!! Now I'm hungry!!!!
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  4. I will not mind dining there the food loos delicious.
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  5. Ok, so I think I need that stuffed pizza bread now! It all looks delish. Glad you had a lovely time! x

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  6. Lovely photos, this place sounds and looks incredible!! yummy ;) x

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  7. Looks like you had a great time. The stuff looks delicious, yummy! Thx for sharing your lovely pics. Would you like to follow each other on GFC? Please let me know on my blog so I can follow back. Thank you.
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  8. OMG this looks like a lot of fun! That strawberry basil drink looks amazing too!

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  9. Looks like a gorgeous place with really exquisite and yummy food :)
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  10. What a beautiful place! The gnocchi looks so yummy!
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  11. great place and sooo deliciouse pictures! Now I'm hungry :-)
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  12. Wow,.. this blog is so lovely! xz

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  13. This is one of the reasons why I'm going back to UK. There are so many places that I haven't been to! xx

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  14. Had a good time))

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  17. LOVE Italian food & these are some really delicious looking pics!! Great pic of ur boyfriend at the end ;)
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