Around the Bloc Birmingham

Lucky Duck. 21 Caroline Street, B3 1UE. 07562 115 117. Lucky Duck is an independent noodle shop offering fresh, homemade food in a lovely relaxed setting. Serving asian-style broths and delicious bao buns, their small but regularly changing menu focuses on high-quality, hearty dishes. The menu is also available to takeaway, making it perfect for a quick lunch option, with great vegan and gluten free choices as well. 10% off. The Jam House. 3-5 St Pauls Square, B3 1JH. 0121 200 3030. Free entry. * The Jam House is your one stop destination for food, drink and live music, founded by the legendary Jools Holland. Located in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter The Jam House is a land mark venue offering live entertainment Tuesday – Saturday alongside imaginative international cuisine. *Free admission before 10pm on Thursday & Friday (excluding ticketed events and Christmas events) for Bloc guests.