Lunch at 200 Degrees Birmingham
Independent Coffee & lunch place in Birmingham
I’m always on the look out for new places in Birmingham to visit for a spot of lunch and a cuppa. So, I was pleased when 200 Degrees Coffee Shop located on Colmore Row invited me to visit for a complimentary lunch. I had never been before; however, I’ve seen other Birmingham food bloggers rave about it so it’s a place I’ve been wanting to visit for a while.
Firstly, 200 Degrees is located on Colmore Row the business district of Birmingham opposite the ‘pigeon park’ a place I used to hang out at during my grungy teen days. So, the coffee shop and Barista School is in a lovely spot facing the Cathedral. The interior has a warm, cosy and rustic feel with wooden tables and low hanging lights.
I visited at 12pm, so it was full of busy professionals who work in the offices nearby, although it was busy I was able to get a seat surprisingly quick opposite the counter, which was a great spot to eye up all the delicious looking food beautifully presented and laid out.
200 Degrees specialise in hand roasted barista style coffees with picture perfect latte art. So, the first thing I had to get my cold hands around was a delicious and beautifully presented Matcha Latte (£3.20), which soon warmed me up after running errands around Birmingham all morning in the freezing cold.
To accompany the Matcha Latte, I picked a warm vegetarian wrap with falafel, spicy mint mayonnaise, sliced peppers, tomato, red onion, coriander and spinach (£4.95). This flavoursome wrap was just what I needed to give me an essential energy boost. The spicy mint mayo was gorgeous and complimented the veggies and rustic wrap perfectly.
To go alongside the wrap, I enjoyed the ‘trio of salads’ with dressing (£4.75), this consisted of a superfood mixture of peppers, salad leaf’s, beetroot, carrots, mixed seeds and quinoa etc. Which went down a treat, with the wrap. I will be going back to order the same lunch again, I thoroughly enjoyed it.
After eating a healthy superfood lunch, I obviously couldn’t help but order myself a sweet treat, so I picked the dark vegan brownie (£2.75). This was amazing, it was so moist and chocolaty I could have so easily asked for another slice or two, but I really didn’t want to look like Miss. Piggy eating brownies in the corner alone, ha!
I’ll definitely be going back to 200 Degrees sometime soon with a few friends, as I know they’ll love it! Besides warm and cold wraps and baguettes they also have soups, homemade sausage rolls, a variety of desserts and seasonal specials. If your looking for a tasty and healthy lunch in Birmingham with Barista style coffees, I highly recommend visiting 200 Degrees!
You can also find 200 Degrees in Nottingham, Leeds, Cardiff and Leicester.
Disclaimer: Complimentary lunch. All photos and words are my own.