Steaks are spiced to your liking and served with either chips or sour cream and chive mash
A juicy slab of meat roasting on an open flame harkens back to the bygone era of the cave dweller.
To this day, meat-eaters cannot resist the opportunity to indulge in a delicious fillet of grilled or barbecued meat to satiate the appetite.
Legend has it that meat-eaters are hot blooded in nature. This rapidly rises to unregulated levels when deprived, or even denied, of high quality steak.
With that in mind, DESIblitz presents the best restaurants and eateries that serve the juiciest 10oz ribeye steak and more in Birmingham.
Fiesto del Asado
229 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B16 9RP
Another incredible restaurant from the Lasan Group, Fiesto del Asado describes itself as one of the first ‘Argentine Asado’ restaurants’ offering a ‘fun and fiery dining experience this side of Buenos Aires’.
The restaurant kitchen draws its inspiration from Argentine cowboys, called gauchos, who would cook their meat on rustic parrillas on the pampas (an Argentine grill).
The South American eatery prides itself on its succulently cooked meats. Using only free-range and ethically farmed beef, lamb and chicken, their steaks are dusted with house dry rub and served with fresh chimichurri.
An 11oz fillet on the bone can cost up to £25.49, while their largest steak, is an incredible 40oz, Bife de Costilla (£52.49) which can be shared between two people. The steak is a tender fillet on one side, with a sirloin cooked on the parrilla on the other.
Take a look at Fiesto del Asado’s website here.
Anderson’s Bar & Grill
30 Mary Ann Street, St Paul’s Square, Birmingham, B3 1RL
Anderson’s makes the most of British produce and suppliers for their hearty menu. Their beef is sourced from the award winning Alan Beck of Beck’s Butchers in Kenilworth.
The restaurant uses a variety of meats depending on the season, and their two popular breeds of beef are Aberdeen Angus and Shorthorn, which are both reared locally.
In order to attain maximum flavour and texture, their beef is dry-aged for 31 days.
Some of their speciality steaks include a 10oz Shorthorn fillet on the bone (£22.95) and a 12oz Rare Breed “Dexter” sirloin Chop for £20.95.
Visit Anderson’s Bar & Grill’s website here.
Miller & Carter Mailbox
With their beef picked from the best British and Irish farms, Miller & Carter serve hand-cut 30 day aged steaks.
Beef is aged using both wet and dry techniques.
The restaurant offers 12 steak cuts to choose from, including a 30oz Long bone Tomahawk, fillet-on-the-bone, and their award-winning sirloin steak.
All steaks are served with parsley butter, seasoned fries, a slice of onion loaf and balsamic glazed beef tomato.
Book a table here.
3 Brindleyplace, Birmingham, B1 2JB
Another Buenos Aires eatery, CAU (Carne Argentina Unica) offers mouthwatering steaks, burgers and steak sandwiches. All of their tasty beef steaks are served with chips or salad.
Their speciality cuts include the Lomito (£28.50), a fillet of rump considered to be the ‘finest cut in Argentina’. The steak combines the flavour or rump with the tenderness of sirloin. It is served with a blue cheese sauce.
Their ‘King of Steaks’ is the Tira de Ancho (£29.50), which is a spiral cut of rib-eye that has been marinated in chimichurri and grilled slowly.
The Asado de Chorizo (£29.95) is a spicy twist on a classic sirloin, as it is cooked in a churrasco marinade of smoked paprika, ají molido, garlic and parsley.
Find out more about CAU’s specialty steaks here.
365 Ladypool Rd, Birmingham B12 8LA
Toro’s steakhouse has to be one of the most popular steakhouses among British Asians.
The casual dining restaurant offers consistently good food. You can choose from various cuts of tender prime beef, and team your steak with pasta, chips or rice.
Toro’s uses traditional South African Braai and Basting methods and recipes, and their steak sizzlers with two additional sides are a special treat for any meat fanatic.
Visit their facebook page here.
Ibrahim’s Grill and Steakhouse
1159 Warwick Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B27 6RG
Another popular Asian eatery is Ibrahim’s Grill and Steakhouse. The steakhouse boasts several diners across Birmingham alone. They offer gourmet style fast food, using only the freshest ingredients.
Steaks are spiced to your liking and served with either chips or sour cream and chive mash.
The 10oz Filet Mignon (19.95) is their most tender steak, while the 10oz Rib-Eye (12.95) is bursting with flavour.
The steakhouse also offers a range of Asian cuisines like Meat Karahi and Chicken Biryani, and is a win for any Desi family occasion.
Visit their website here.
11 Newhall Street, Birmingham, B3 3NY
Founded by Michelin star chef, Glynn Purnell, this Bistro offers the best of rustically cooked British food.
The home-cooked feel of the Bistro sits well with its steak menu. You can opt for an 8oz Tail Fillet steak served with hand cut chips and watercress peppercorn sauce for £25.
The 14oz Delmonico (£20) has a flavoursome loose texture, while the 16oz Chateaubriand (£55.00) uses a prime cut from the tenderloin. It has a soft texture and little fat.
View their menu here.
54 Cornwall Street, Birmingham, B3 2DE
Opus, located in central Birmingham, uses Aubrey Allen beef, and their meat is sourced from Fingask Farm in Aberdeenshire.
Beef is dried from up to 28 days, and cooked with the best and freshest British produce. Diners can opt for a 7oz fillet or a 10oz ribeye.
Popular on the Opus menu is the 28-day dry aged Aubrey Allen beef fillet with grilled tomato, hand cut chips and peppercorn sauce for £29.
Opus also has a sister eatery located in Ikon Gallery, called Café Opus, which also regularly features steak nights for guests and visitors.
Also a specialist in lobster, you can find Opus Restaurant’s menu here.
Steakhouses across Birmingham and the rest of the UK are rapidly growing in number. While they can be pricey, what you are paying for is a genuinely satisfying meal that will solve all of life’s earthly problems.
The above steakhouses are a mixture of reviews from Tripadvisor, Zomato, Reddit, and of course DESIblitz’s own experiences.
So, go on, treat your inner carnivore.