Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Lunches 17-20th November 2015

November 17th, 2015

We have some great lunches coming up this week including the return of Baba Ganouj which flew out last time we did it.

IMG_1144Tuesday: Tarka daal with a hunk of sourdough // Roast pork and apple sauce on ciabatta

Wednesday: Roast beef, Stilton and wholegrain mustard on multigrain // Mozzarella, tomato and basil sourdough pizza

Thursday: Ras el Hanout lamb, humous & cous cous // Stilton and honey-roasted walnut baguette

Friday: #SALTBEEFFRIDAY // Baba ganouj, carrot salad and pita // Carrot and coriander soup with a hunk of sourdough.

Pop Up Thai Take Out – This Thursday!

November 10th, 2015

We’re kicking off a three night collaborative Thai extravaganza here at Loaf HQ this Thursday, 12th November. Dom Clarke from Peel and Stone and Lap-fai Lee are joining us to bring you some authentic and delicious dishes –  if you caught our sold-out Thai Stirchley on Sea, you’ll know what we’re talking about. There is no need to book ahead for this event, doors open at 7pm and you can just turn up and place your order. You can take away or eat in, we have soft drinks on sale but BYOB!

Here is the menu for the evening:

Kaeng Hung Leh
Burmese-style pork belly curry

Som Tam Thai
Green papaya salad

Laab fish
Raw fish of the day, lime, chilli, herbs and rice powder

Tom Saep Nuea
Hot and sour beef and offal soup

Coconut rice

And don’t forget there are two more events to catch at Quarter Horse Coffee Roastery on Friday and Saturday night!


Lunch Menu this week:

November 9th, 2015


Tuesday:  Tarka Daal with Sourdough – £4
or// Salami & Mozzarella Sourdough Pizza – £4

Wednesday: Spicy Bean Chilli with Sourdough – £4
Add Guacamole – Add 50p
or// Brie, Bacon & Avocado on a Brioche roll – £5

Thursday: Broccoli & Stilton Fritatta with Salad & Focaccia – £4
or// Cured Ham, Salami, Emmental, Pickles & Mustard mayo on Ciabatta – £5

Friday:  #SALT BEEF on challah – £5
or// Grilled Halloumi, Aubergine, Tomato & Olive Tapande on Ciabatta – £5
or// Meatballs in Tomato sauce on a Brioche roll with Mustard, served with Slaw – £5



Courses coming up!

November 5th, 2015

Did you make a new years resolution for 2015 that you haven’t yet followed through on? Was that resolution to improve your skills in the kitchen? Well allow us to give you the opportunity to cross it off your list before 2016!

We have places available on some great courses in the last two (OMG) months of 2015:

UntitledSeafood Two: Shellfish with Lap-fai Lee is running on 2nd December. Learn how to prepare delicacies like crab, lobster and razor clams at home, as well as how to (and where in Birmingham to) buy good quality seafood in the first place. If you want to impress family and friends with a showstopper meal, this is the course for you.             Knife Skills and Maintenance, also with Lap is running on 3rd December. Everyone knows serious cooks are serious about their knives. If you have a set of quality knives on your Christmas list, come along to this course and learn how to take care of them properly and how to use them to their full potential. You will also prepare some tasty and visually inspiring recipes to enjoy on the night. With a bit of practice, you could be doing this:

  A video posted by Lap-fai Lee (@oishinboy) on

To book, visit our shop or get in touch with any questions.

CANeat Thai Banquet – Friday 13th November – book now!

November 3rd, 2015

The middle night of our Thai triple header with Peel and Stone and Lap-fai Lee is coming up next Friday and it’s the only event you do need to book for, so we’re publishing the whole menu here and the booking details. Check out the menu and email to book your place on either the 7pm or 9pm sitting. Don’t delay there’s very limited places! We’ll let you know the menu for the Thursday and the Saturday night’s very soon!

​Friday 13th November @ Quarter Horse Roastery

อาหารวา่ ง

Sai Oua chicken wing Miang
Nam Pla Ra and dips


Mussaman Nuea – Beef cheek and tongue Mussaman curry

ยา่ ง

Yam Kaw Moo Yang – Grilled pork and squid salad, nam prik pao


Pla Rad Prig – Fried grouper, nam jim seafood dip


Yam Samun Phrai – Northern Thai herbal salad


Fresh fruit, Nick Loman’s ice cream, macaron


There will be two sittings, 7pm and 9pm, please email for bookings.

Due to the nature of the event we are unable to offer any changes to the menu for dietary requirements.


Lunch this week!

November 2nd, 2015

Howdy everyone! We’ve got some spooktacular lunches this week (see what i did there?)

Tuesday: Sambar with a hunk’o’bread // Bacon, mushroom and spinach frittata with foccacia and green salad

Wednesday: Caramalised onion and cheddar frittata with foccacia and green salad // Sriarcha mayo chicken ciabatta

Thursday: Artichoke, mushroom and spinach sourdough pizza // Roast beef, watercress and horseradish on multigrain

Friday: Salt beef on challah rolls // Pumpkin soup with sourdough // Brie, bacon and avocado on ciabatta

Salt beef on challah

Hope you have a great week!

Thai triple header in mid-November

October 28th, 2015

caneat-thai-loaf-popup caneat-thai-poster caneat-thai-whisky-poster


October 26th, 2015

Hi guys, it’s been a bit cold hasn’t it? We’ve got a couple of soups in this week to help with that.

Tuesday: Sambar with a hunk’o’bread // Bacon and mushroom frittata with salad and foccacia

Wednesday: Ham, rocket and pea mayo baguette // Brocolli and stilton soup with sourdough

Thursday: Prosciutto, pear and stilton pizza // Roast pepper, olive tapenade and feta ciabatta

Friday: Salt beef on challah rolls // Butternut squash soup with sourdough// BLT on ciabattaUntitled

Hope to see you here!

Appom and Dosa pop-up 21st October from 7pm

October 14th, 2015

October 21 dosa flyer

Lunch Menu 13th-16th October 2015

October 12th, 2015

Savoury Danish

Savoury danish on the menu this week!

We’re looking forward to cooking and baking for you all again this week – we’ve got some classics, some recent favourites and some brand new dishes on the menu this week – from 12 noon Tuesday to Friday.

Tuesday 13th
– Tarka Daal with or without a hunk’o’bread £3/4
– Ham, plum chutney, and little gem brioche bun £4
– Roasted cauliflower blue cheese danish £2.50

Wednesday 14th
-Roasted red pepper, olive tapenade, and feta on ciabatta £4
– Meatball and tomato sauce brioche-dog £4.50

Thursday 15th
– Baba Ganouj, Turkish flatbread and parsley salad £3.50 Add spiced lamb £1

Friday 16th
– Salt beef, pickles and mustard on challah  £5
– Caponata and a hunk’o’bread £3.50 Add ricotta 50p
– Potato and thyme frittata with focaccia and salad £4