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Your top 10 Birmingham cafes – #RSH Guides

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In our weekly competition, 10 savvy rail travellers win £10s worth of redspottedhanky.com loyalty points by tweeting their tips about a set destination to #RSH Guides, for us to share through foursquare. This week, we asked you to tweet us and tell us about the places you like to go for a caffeine hit in Birmingham.

Read on to see who won and find out more about the Birmingham’s coffee hot-spots. And don’t forget to share your tips with us using Twitter – you could win loyalty points to put towards cheap train tickets, hotel stays or car hire.

@LauraCow took the first of this week’s prize points with a a winning tweet recommending The Warehouse Café in Allison Street for its cheap and healthy food. This vegetarian restaurant serves some mouth-watering main courses, like veggie Bangers ‘n’ Mash, and delicious desserts, like cinnamon carrot cake.

@lawrenceandrews made it into our winners’ list this week with his top Twitter tip to try one of Urban Coffee Co’s two Birmingham emporiums for good coffee, good food and good times. The company’s flagship emporium is in Church Street, close to Birmingham Snow Hill Station, and the second outlet is in Warstone Lane, in the city’s famous Jewellery Quarter.

@nic_ford steamed into this week’s top 10 with a great Twitter tip to head to Six Eight Kafé in Temple Street and try a cup of Jailbreak espresso. This stylish café also sells yummy cakes made by home baker Gavin Page, and trying the Chocolate and Guinness Cake while you’re there is a must.

@CallumCollie won this week too with a Twitter suggestion to visit the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and stop off for afternoon tea in the elegant Edwardian Tea Room. He says it’s the perfect option if you fancy a traditionally British interlude during a cultured day out.

@Rabidandy picked up those loyalty points too with a top tweet directing us to the Coffee Room Bar & Bistro, in the Arcadian Centre, Hurst Street. Its menu includes a wide range of coffee blends, as well as snacks and meals, and it’s close to the Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre and Birmingham New Street Station.

@birm2lond chugged into this week’s top 10 too with a Twitter tip to try the Centenary Lounge at Birmingham Moor Street Station. Perfectly situated for weary rail travellers in need of refreshment, this café bar is styled to look like a 1930s art deco bistro, and railway memorabilia has been incorporated into the design.

@ took home those prize points too with a top tweet suggesting a visit to Fredericks Coffee Lounge and Bar in the Jewellery Quarter. You can enjoy sandwiches, jacket potatoes, burgers or even a curry, and sip a steaming hot cup of coffee prepared by an experienced barista.

@AstroTour2010 made it into this week’s top 10 with another Twitter vote for the Urban Coffee Co. With friendly staff, and great tasting coffee and food, this independent coffee company is certainly popular with travellers to Birmingham.

@GDRichards railroaded his way into our top ten this week a top Twitter suggestion to try the tapas and espressos at Café Ikon in Brindley Place. This contemporary, chic café is situated within the Ikon Gallery, so it’s perfect for hungry art lovers visiting the city.

@rh23rh23 pulled in the last of this week’s prize points with a top tweet recommending Saints, an independent coffee shop in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter. And with tasty treats like home-made Nutella-filled donuts on offer, we can see why it’s his top pick.

Congratulations to the winners – and thanks to everyone who took part this week by tweeting their Birmingham cafe recommendations! And if you didn’t win this week’s competition, try again next week and you could pick up some loyalty points to put towards cheap train tickets, car hire and hotel accommodation.

Tweet your tips to #RSH Guides, so you can be in with the chance of winning some redspottedhanky.com loyalty points.

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