After an afternoon's rehearsal the crowd has just over an hour for a break and to find something to eat before the evening performance. Apparently they were informed that the best place to do this was the canalside development at Brindley Place, which meant that seconds after the auditorium started to empty every restaurant, bar and other eatery within sight was beseiged by large crowds of hungry singers.
We took a chance that not many of them would have heard of Gas Street Basin and made our way down to the Canalside Cafe opposite Worcester Bar and the end-on junction between the Birmingham Canal Navigations and the Worcester & Birmingham Canal.
Hilary, with friends, at the Canalside Cafe, BirminghamI won't attempt a review (I'll leave such things to Captain Ahab!) suffice to say that if you ever fancy a meal, a coffee or even a pint of real ale or cider in Birmingham I can recommend it.