There aren’t many pubs in Birmingham that have retained their bowling greens. But, tucked away, at the back of the British Oak in Stirchley, is the pavilion and lawn of the British Oak Bowling Club.
The carving knives will be out for actor Jimi Mistry when he showcases his culinary skills by joining pal Glynn Purnell on stage for the ultimate live cooking experience.
The building now occupied by Praza has housed several restaurants previously, none of which enticed me back. There was something awkward about the space and lacklustre about the food of the places that came and went before.