It’s a very exciting time here in Harborne! Despite the struggles of the past 18 months, we’ve seen some local staples go from strength to strength, while also welcoming some fantastic new businesses to our bustling corner of Birmingham. Plus, local businesses are showing no signs of slowing down, with more new additions coming soon to our High Street. Celebrate with us below as we round up what’s new in Harborne so far in 2021, from food and drink to four-legged friends. If we’ve missed anything out, be sure to let us know by emailing


MECS Sales & Lettings – 318 High Street

Award-winning sales and letting agents, MECS, moved to a brand new office on the Harborne High Street earlier this year! For further info and to book your FREE valuation, call 0121 681 6327 or email

Acc-Unique Solutions Ltd – 17 High Street

It’s great to see Acc-Unique Solutions at their new office on the High Street, just by The Plough. Did you know, they are a completely paperless accountancy practice? The team has been hard at work with recent renovations and can’t wait to welcome you!


Giggling Squid – 183 High Street

Back in May, the brand new Giggling Squid restaurant opened in Harborne! Diners can’t get enough of the double-height ceilings, the mezzanine area, bright and bold florals – truly a unique dining experience. If you love Thai food, this place should be at the top of your bucket list!

Estado Da India – 42-44 High Street

Portugal meets India at Estado Da India, a brand new restaurant that came to Harborne earlier this year. Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere, savor the delicious flavors that make up every dish, and take in the rich blend of spices that fill every corner of the room.

iMend Macs – Albany Road

iMendMacs fix all Apple devices and sell new and refurbished machines too! The expert team has 32 years experience fixing Apple products – they have a wide knowledge of technology, not only limited to Apple products. If they aren’t able to help, they probably have someone within their network who can.

Qbox – 49 High Street

Chef Dan Sweet promised “fast fine dining” in a box, and boy did he delivery when he brough Qbox to the Harborne High Street in June, redefining BBQ cooking with amazing seasonal produce.

Tropea – 27 Lordswood Road

A café by day, a restaurant by night – Tropea is sure to be your new favourite Italian eatery! During the day, the team serve up great coffee, breakfast, pastries, toasted focaccia sandwiches and specialities. In the evening, Tropea transforms into a relaxed and softly lit restaurant with a menu made up of small plates, designed to share.

Fur Babies Pet Boutique – 14 Lonsdale Road

Fur Babies Pet Boutique is a brand new local business that opened back in June, with a fantastic team dedicated to providing everything an animal lover could need to care for their four-legged friends.

Em & N Boutique – 5 Harborne Park Road

Em & N Boutique is a new independent ladieswear boutique at Resonate Menswear. They offer contemporary, unique clothing and aim to stock as many suitable items as possible. Their collections are eclectic, unique styles from Europe but also include independent UK based designers from less familiar brands. Every piece is carefully selected in order to embrace the Em & N vision and ethos.

Midland Digital Solutions Ltd – 1 Harborne Park Road

Midland Digital Solutions are experts in satellite TV, aerials, CCTV and more. They supply & fit a range of digital products and services with expert workmen doing a quality job at a fair price.

George Yiannis Boutique Hair Salon – 39 High Street

A newly opened salon offering ladies & gents cuts, blow drys and colours from a team of experienced stylists. They currently have a special offer to promote their launch – 20% discount off every service with this flyer until November 30th!

Expert Cleaning 4 U – 3 Stapleford Close

An established residential and commercial cleaning company based in Birmingham, and work all over the West Midlands. From one-off deep cleaning services to contract commercial cleaning, you won’t find a more helpful or knowledgeable cleaning service.

Soulhouse Studio UK – 16 Lonsdale Road

Harborne’s 1st upcycling studio & vintage furniture store – expect bespoke designs, hand-selected rare vintage furniture, some truly gorgeous furniture paint and accessories, and guidance for any project you might be undertaking!


DBaaS takes pride in its Database Management and Support Services team that has over 14 years of experience in fulfilling database architecture, testing and implementation needs of the UK’s most prominent FTSE 100 companies. It excels in providing cost-effective and feature-rich database management, consulting, and support services that are industry-leading and unmatched across the United Kingdom.

Hawkshead Taphouse – 77 High Street

Drop by to quench your thirst at the bar or grab some bottles to take home with you. Either way, Hawkshead Taphouse offers something for every local beer-lover!


Holy Moly Macaroni – 106 High Street

We can’t WAIT for this – Holy Moly Macaroni is being reborn here in Harborne! A Grand Central favourite, Holy Moly is relocating to the former Prezzo site at The Old School Yard to allow for additional outside seating and space for live music. If you’ve never been before, expect Harlem soul food and infectious vibes!

The Cod’s Scallops – High Street

Here’s something tasty to look forward to – multiple award-winning fish and chip shop, The Cod’s Scallop, will soon have a brand new restaurant and takeaway right here on the Harborne High Street!

As always, we want to say a special thank you to each and every one of you for supporting Harborne businesses during such a difficult time. Our community thrives on local support, which has been more important than ever before in recent months. #SupportLocal

Signature Orthodontics – 38 Harborne Road

At Signature Orthodontics, they create your smile using proven techniques and modern technology, based on years of experience and amazing results. Their reputation for top quality orthodontic treatment and expertise extends beyond the West Midlands. Signature Orthodontics gratefully receive enquiries from patients and referrals from dentists around the UK and have many international clients. Their experts treat adults and children of any complexity, from simple realignment and cosmetic cases to complex multidisciplinary cases involving many specialists. They have many years of experience with fixed braces and Invisalign.

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