Happy Independent Retailer Month!

Harborne is home to a range of Independents that are dedicated to offering the best services all in our beautiful Birmingham suburb! Whether you’re looking for a place to eat, somewhere to shop or for health and beauty services, Harborne has an independent for you! Check them out below:




Buonissimo, 1 Albany Road

A favourite of the Harborne community, this neighbourhood Italian restaurant serves up classics and favourites in an atmosphere that feels like you’ve taken a trip to Europe!


Cuubo, 49 High Street

Now featured in the Michelin Guide and with a sparkling review in The Guardian, Cuubo is a stylish bistro, serving seasonal lunch and dinner.


El Buen Gusto, 73 High St

A family owned Spanish restaurant serving Spanish classics, like Paella and tapas, with plenty of special and mid-week offers to make the most of!


Harborne Kitchen, 175-177 High St

Beloved by the local community, Harborne Kitchen is another Michelin Guide feature! With a stylish, neighbourhood atmosphere, carefully crafted a la carte and tasting menus as well as new bar snacks and cocktails!


Henry Wong, 283 High St

A longstanding Harborne restaurant, Henry Wong recently celebrated over 30 years on the high street! The Chinese restaurant looks modern and sleek and serves all your favourites on perfectly presented plates!


Koi Ki, 112-114 High St

A recent addition to the high street, Koi Ki is a Japanese Bar and Kitchen, serving sushi and seafood platters as well as stylish cocktails!


Lebanese Munch, 83a High St

One of Harborne’s favourite takeaways, the recently renovated Lebanese restaurant, serves no fuss wraps, shawarma and more!


Rustic Table, 152 High St

A bright spot on the high street, Rustic Table is a taste of the Mediterranean in Harborne serving small plates, tapas and cocktails!


Sabai, Sabai, 268 High St

A recent award winner, Sabai Sabai offers a menu of Thai favourites and classics all in stylish environment!


Tropea, 27 Lordswood Rd

The third of Harborne’s Michelin Guide featured restaurants! Tropea is a neighbourhood Italian restaurant serving all the Italian classics using fresh, seasonal ingredients!


Wingers Tap Room, 152a High St

A recent addition to the Harborne high street, Wingers Tap Room is taking the community by storm offering fresh fried chicken, tenders and more all in an inclusive laid back environment made for couples, friends and families! Play some pool on their new pool table, catch live sport across their HD screens or just enjoy a great meal with great company!




The Cafe Express, 129 High St

A local favourite, The Cafe Express is the place to go for no fuss breakfast, brunch and lunch options with simple classics like full English breakfasts served all day paninis, omelettes, burgers and more!


Coffee Tales, 182 – 184, High St

This lovely independent serves fresh barista coffees alongside tea, juice and more! The all day breakfast and brunch menu includes staples like avocado on toast as well as pancakes, toasties and jacket potatoes! You can also order a selection of incredible cakes and baked goods!


Paul at No.41, 41 High St

A gem on the high street that is beloved by the community, Paul at No.41 is a cafe serving the very best breakfasts, coffees, baked goods and more!




Hop Garden, 19 Metchley Ln

The independent pub is a cask and craft beer specialist, welcoming new breweries constantly! Drinks can be enjoyed in their beautiful beer garden with live sports and events broadcast in their garden shed area!


The Junction, 212 High St

A community favourite at the very top of the high street, The Junction is a super friendly neighbourhood spot, serving a wide range of beers, wines and cocktails!


The Plough, 21 High St

The award-winning gastropub has a friendly, welcoming atmosphere and serves an extensive menu that includes traditional pizzas, calzones, cubano sandwiches and more!




Resonate Menswear, 7 Harborne Park Rd

The menswear specialist offers personal service underpinned by expert product knowledge. The independent carries top of the range brands and now offers ‘The Suit Club’, a tailoring experience that will help you find the perfect suit for weddings and other special occasions!


Sophie Bea, 157 High Street

A beloved Harborne independent, Sophia Bea offers womenswear for every season, offering contemporary, wearable style at great value!




Fur Family Pets, 13 Harborne Park Rd

One for your furry friends! The local pet shop has everything your pet needs with food and accessories for dogs, cats, rabbits, small pets, birds, reptiles and fish! The expert team also offers confidential service to rehome pets in the local community!


Maddison, 98 High St

The gift shop on the high street has everything you need for any occasion! With a wide range of unique greeting cards, brands like Jellycat available and friendly, expert staff to hand, you won’t be disappointed when you stop by!


Oliver Bonas, 145 High St

An independent department store with something for everyone! With clothing, homeware, jewellery and even furniture available to browse, alongside greeting cards and gift wrapping accessories, you won’t be leaving empty handed!


Silver and Love, 178 High St

A beloved independent jewellery shop, Silver and Love is stocked full of earrings, necklaces and rings as well as candles and gemstones! Upstairs you’ll also find Aura Piercing, a wonderfully friendly and inclusive piercing studio that can help you with any piercing needs!


Barefoot Yoga, 7 High St

The friendly, dedicated yoga and wellness studio offers classes for all levels including Stretch & Flow, Hot Yoga and special women only classes! The studio space is airy but intimate and home to expert teachers that will guide you through any and all classes.


Brittain Opticians, 97 High St

The community favourite optician has been taking care of its customers for over 80 years! Brittain Opticians offers full eye examinations as well as a range of eye health services! Their friendly, expert team can support you with contact lenses alongside unique, stylish eyewear and sunglasses from a range of top quality, independent brands!


Heloca Health, 47 High St

A traditional Chinese medicine clinic, Heloca offers acupuncture, tuina, cupping, guasha and reflexology services, many of which have a history dating back hundreds of years! 


The Eye Collective, 154 High St

The practice offers eyecare and eyewear, including specialist bespoke lenses as well as designer and affordable frames!


Jhoots Pharmacy, 131 High St

An award winning independent pharmacy, Jhoots offers an efficient and reliable service to all patients, customers, and clients. When you come through the door, they give you the time and attention you deserve and tailor services to meet any requirement!


Bainbridge Bespoke Opticians, 93 High St

The independent optician is all about making its customers feel special! With eyecare tests, individual style recommendations and expert colour matching that is guaranteed to put a smile on your face every time you pick your glasses up!




Harborne is lucky to be home to a number of independent barbers, salons and beauty specialists that have all the services you need to look and feel good all year!

Bellissimo, 133 High St

Edit Barbers, 2-4 Lonsdale Rd

Divinia Semone Aesthetics & Training Academy, 35 Lordswood Rd

Harborne Beauty Studio, 277 High St

Harborne Spa and Clinic, 8 South St

George Yiannis, 39 High St

IKON Barbers, 5A Station Rd

Jennifer’s Spa and Beauty, 81-83 Vivian Rd

Ok, Cure Me!, 370 High St

Reflections, 163 High St

Suyo Hairdressing, 71 High St

The Barbershop, 97A High St

The Cutting Crew, 189 High St


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