About Locanta

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One of the many restaurants surrounding Birmingham’s gorgeous Georgian St Paul’s Square in the Jewellery Quarter, Locanta reigns supreme when it comes to Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. Inspired by tradition, crafted accorded to contemporary tastes, Locanta offers diners colourful, flavourful food from midday to midnight at its Ludgate Hill premises, spread over two elegantly appointed floors. And, when you book, listen out for Locanta’s regular live music evenings for a perfectly formed Italian dining experience.

Opening Times

Open now - Closes at 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:45 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:45 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:45 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:45 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:45 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:45 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:45 pm


31 Ludgate Hill, St Pauls Square, Jewellery Quarter
Birmingham B3 1EH

Menu Highlights



Patatas Bravas

With egg, in tomato and chilli (or without egg if you prefer.)

Spicy Meatballs and Mozzarella Melt

In tomato and chilli sauce.

King Prawns Diablo

In chilli with olive oil, garlic & a hint of tomato.


BBQ Chicken

Grill marinated tender chicken.

Fillet Kebab

Marinated chunks of British beef fillet grilled and served with goats cheese.

Don Paco's Chilli Chicken

With breast of chicken, prawns, chorizo in mixed peppers and tomato sauce. Served with rice.


American Pizza

With tomato base, pepperoni, mozzarella.


Tubes of pasta with beef and spinach, in sauce. Topped with cheese.

Spicy Chicken Pizza

With peppers, onions, & cajun spice.

More about Locanta, Birmingham

Locanta is all about conversation. It’s a place to get together to socialise over great Italian and Mediterranean food, a beautiful venue spread over two floors down Ludgate Hill, close to the action around Birmingham’s St Paul’s Square. It’s also about having a conversation between the traditional and the modern, where classic Italian and Mediterranean values meet contemporary interpretation, showcased on Locanta’s extensive menus in unique recipes. Locanta is, of course (if not first and foremost), about the conversation between the finest food and drink. At this Jewellery Quarter gem, one can slake one’s thirst at the fully-stocked bar – wine, draught and bottled beer, premium tea and coffee – and indulge in a banquet that evokes the essence of the Med.

Whether you choose to dine in Locanta’s intimate downstairs area, or overlooking St Paul’s Square and the Jewellery Quarter upstairs, you’re in for a treat. Locanta is housed in an 18th-century building, once a farmhouse, once a thimble maker’s, and now one of Birmingham’s premier Italian and Mediterranean restaurants. And, whether you’re here for casual dining or a private party or function, the cuisine on offer is set to stun. Curated by head chef Steve Groves and chef Michel Paris Jr., Locanta’s British-sourced and seasonally-influenced fare is designed for sharing. Go for tapas-like platters of chickpeas and chorizo bravas, or heartier chef’s recommendations such as Don Paco’s Chilly Chicken, the swordfish and king prawns, meatballs and aubergine bake. Either way, you’re advised to book early for a spot at this Ludgate Hill restaurant.

13 Locanta Reviews

13 Reviews
Waiting time:Very good
Noise levels:Very pleasant
Value for money:Good value
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Yvonne T.2 months ago · 1 review

Fantastic really enjoyed our meal 😊menu had so much choice staff were polite and friendly will definitely be going back 😉 we certainly didn't go home hungry as good size meals .atmosphere lovely and relaxing .

Lucy C.3 months ago · 1 review

Absolutely charming restaurant. Fab interior, attentive staff and good food. Very reasonably priced. Very close to the Jam House jazz club so would recommend eating here then crossing the road to hear some fab music. Win win!

David H.4 months ago · 1 review

Went with the wife for our anniversary. Lovely romantic restaurant, and fantastic food! Would highly recommend to couples and groups for a good evening out.

Andrew M.10 months ago · 1 review

Authentic Tapas restaurant nestled in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter, good service, great location, excellent value, fantastic range of food on offer, highly recommended!

Hugo S.a year ago · 1 review

The food was delicious and the service was attentive. I would definitely go back to try more of the menu. I always walk past this in the JQ and having been can't understand why it is not busier. Give it a go!

Peter J.3 years ago · 2 reviews

excellent food service and ambience, nothing was too much trouble on arrival the staff knew of our booking and requirements and directed to a quiet table as was requested would recommend to anyone

Pat R.a month ago · 1 review

This restaurant has a lovely Italian feel to it, the food was great and freshly cooked and the service was good, it was nice to go to a restaurant that is obviously not part of a large chain.

Sue B.2 years ago · 3 reviews

The restaurant was not ready for guests and we were the only diners there for the whole of our visit. The waitress was trying her best but did not speak much English. We were not offered anything other than their full menu ( even though they advertise a fixed price deal on their website) and even then were not offered any of the desserts on the printed menu. Service was haphazard to say the least. We have eaten here before and had much better value and service. Sad to find things have changed so much.

Lee J.a year ago · 1 review

Great food and very personal service. Well looked after by the staff. Excellent seafood. Will most certainly go back and it didn't break the bank.

Divya J.9 months ago · 1 review

It was a good experience - there was no rush and we had the entire place almost to ourselves! . Home made pizza was great !