Jewellery Quarter Businesses Keep Going
*Update* – We’ve updated this article as of 29 May 2020 to include the latest opening dates for Jewellery Quarter businesses as well as new delivery and takeaway options.
When you speak to most people these days the words they use to describe the current situation usually include, unbelievable, surreal and what do I do next? There’s no doubt that this is one of the greatest challenges facing independent businesses in living memory but there is also a real sense of people determined to find a way to keep going. Let’s face it, the British people are renowned for their spirit and courage in the face of adversity.
The same is true for many of the businesses across the Jewellery Quarter with independent restaurants, bars, pubs, coffee shops, and retailers looking for ways to carry on and deliver their services to people in the area. Many of these are independent business that could really use your help if they’re to weather this storm. They’re changing the way that they do business and you can help by supporting them and keeping their businesses alive.
We’ve put together a useful list of independent businesses that you can use as a handy guide to who is still open and how you can order from them. You may be self-isolating but that doesn’t mean that you have to go without your favourite treats and products. This is your chance to support your favourite businesses and make sure that they are still around when this blows over – as it will.
We’ve done all we can to put together a comprehensive list but if you’re open and not on this list then contact us and we’ll make sure that you’re added right away. You can get in touch via firstname.lastname@example.org or 0121 233 2814.
Bake Even Cakery – Doors are closed to the public but their online delivery service continues.
Brutally Honest Bakery – Get your big fat slabs of vegan goodness delivered straight to your door!
Espresso Quarter – Open for takeaways. The guys are all set up and ready for your drink & snack orders. Only 1 person per group inside at once to order/collect, and only 2 people allowed in the building at one time.
Horizon Coffee – Open for takeaway! Enjoy Hot and cold coffee, teas, smoothies, soups, cakes and light lunches.
SodaBread Cafe – The coffee shop is open as usual for takeaways of drinks, sandwiches and treats. In addition owner Elisabeth has turned the shop into a mini marker with extra supplies of bread, milk, eggs and even essentials such as toilet roll and hand sanitiser!
The Brutally Honest Bakery – Brownies, flapjacks and rocky road oh my! Paired with their perfectly roasted coffee beans this is one heck of a combo.
Pubs & Restaurants
Button Factory – Takeaways have started at this JQ favourite. From 12 – 9pm every Saturday and Sunday. Check their social channels for updates.
Burning Soul Brewery – Local JQ brewery are open for takeaways. Check their social channels for opening times!
Jojolapa – Birmingham’s premier Nepalese restaurant is now open for takeaways!
Subway, Frederick Street – You can now get your Subway fix. Subway is now open Monday-Friday 10am – 7pm, Saturday 11 – 7pm and Sunday 11am – 6pm. A variety of social distancing measures have been put in place by the team to ensure customer safety at all times. Subway also offer delivery through Uber Eats, Just Eat – and soon to be, Deliveroo. Alternatively guests can “Click and Collect” through the Remote Ordering portal which is available through the Subcard App.
JQ Shops & More
Artfull Expression – Representing over 60 local jewellers and makers, Artfull Expression is an Alladin’s cave of discovery with unique pieces in every style imaginable.
BLACC + BLOND – These guys will be reopening their hair salon on #Trimdependanceday (4th July).
Crystalink – Reopening on Monday 15th June until 27th June with slightly different hours. Mondays, Tuesday, Thursdays and Fridays – 10.30am – 5pm. Saturday – 10am – 4pm.
Escape Live – Keeping our brains occupied with daily riddles and challenges on their social media feed, Escape Live are also selling vouchers for future games.
Hard To Find Whisky – With a massive stock offer ranging from tasters to investment bottles, Hard To Find Whisky is your go-to option for sourcing the best whisky in the world.
Jewellery Quarter Natural Health Centre – offering online video consultations for clients.
Minima – Though the showroom is closed the online shop is still open and brimming with elegant homeware.
Museum of the Jewellery Quarter – The museum’s online shop is still open and includes designs by local jewellers.
Premier Diamonds – Their online shop is still open for business, get in touch for more details.
S. P. Green – now launched an Etsy store
Stanley’s – The family-run jewellery store will be reopening from Monday 15th June. Perspex has been installed around all counters, with regular sanitising throughout the store.
Summer & Silver – Still taking orders via their online shop and can offer gift wrapping for any special occasions.
The Chocolate Quarter – Online orders across the UK and free local delivery.
Wedding Quarter – Opening 20th June for appointments only.
York Laurent – Now open and are permitted to offer viewing appointments