Our independent businesses are right at the heart of the Kings Heath community and your ongoing support for our local High Street has been a lifeline for many of Kings Heath’s indie shops over the past 12 months. We know you #LoveYourLocalHighStreet just as much as we do, so this Valentine’s Day make sure Kings Heath is your first stop when choosing a unique Valentine’s card or gift for your lockdown lover. We’ve put together a handy last minute gift and foodie guide with our recommendations for how you can spread the love, shop local and celebrate the B14 businesses that work hard all year round to show you how much they care.
4 High St, King’s Heath, Birmingham B14 7SW
Bring your special memories to life with some one of a kind wall art! We love Precision Imaging’s multi-aperture frames, with prints included and supplied ready to hang, all you have to do is choose your images, email them over and let them do the rest! They offer a 40 print frame for £125 or 20 print frame for £80, with a choice of 12 wood frames.
You can place your order on their website www.precisionimaging.co.uk, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0121 448 6707!
Seven Foxes Tattoo
3 Kingsfield Rd, King’s Heath, Birmingham B14 7JN
Did you know that Seven Foxes Tattoo offer tattoo gift cards? The perfect Valentine’s gift for the ink lover in your life that’s itching to get their next tattoo as soon as lockdown ends! Simply let the team know the amount you’d like to put on the gift card and they’ll post it straight to you or your recipient’s door ready to use once we’re out of lockdown. Easy-peasy! Get clued up on their artists and styles via their website and Instagram. Some of their in-house artists have also recently swapped the tattoo gun for a paintbrush to keep busy during lockdown and there’s some fantastic unique artwork up for grabs on their Facebook page too so check it out.
30 High St, King’s Heath, Birmingham B14 7JT
Enki have all of the Val/Gal/Palentine’s cards that you could ever dream of! Their unique range of quirky gifts and cards are sure to put a smile on anybody’s face this weekend. Or for something a little more personalised, shop owner and jewellery magician extraordinaire, Faith, can craft just about anything you can think of into a personalised piece of jewellery. Visit Enki’s website, Instagram or Facebook to find out more.
34 Poplar Road, B14 7AD
Harvest Skincare now offer a handy click and collect service, so you can peruse their website at your own leisure, purchase online and collect from the Kings Heath store every Saturday – just in time for Valentine’s Day! They’ve also curated a beautiful range of gift sets especially for the occasion. Whether you’re celebrating the friends who’ve walked with you through wind and rain, the neighbours who’ve dropped round a surprise meal when you couldn’t leave the house, or maybe the family member you haven’t seen in person all year, has text every week just to check in… Show them how much you care with a handmade treat from Harvest. Harvest Skincare are also offering hand written gift notes on all Valentine’s orders. Find out more here: https://harvestskincare.co/shop
Early Bird Bakery
28 High St, King’s Heath, Birmingham B14 7JT
As well as a special ‘Valentine’s Afternoon Tea’, Early Bird Bakery have a limited number of DIY twice baked croissant kits which can be pre-ordered for Saturday collection – these include 2x savoury & 2x sweet croissants, which you can you fill and bake at home! Don’t worry if you miss out though, they’ll still be open on Friday to Sunday as usual for take away treats and cakes. First come, first served! Pre-order online here: https://theearlybirdbakery.co.uk/
44 Poplar Rd, King’s Heath, Birmingham B14 7AD
Love is in the air over at The Jewellery Stop – get 15% off any online order with code VAL15. The team have also hand-selected greeting cards from artists from all of the UK and bought them right to Kings Heath, and their ‘heart’ inspired jewellery gifts are forever, not just for Valentine’s. Shop online here: www.thejewellerystop.com
Food & Drink
Vicarage Road All Saints Community Centre, King’s Heath, Birmingham B14 7RA
Treat yourself or a loved one this Valentine’s weekend with a homemade Valentine’s Pie Meal from Rourke’s! Each box includes 4 pies, creamy colcannon mash, a Cake Sister cupcake duo, and more! With vegan options available, order now for free delivery to B postcodes this Saturday. Order here: https://rourkespies.com/
11 York Rd, King’s Heath, Birmingham B14 7SA
If you’re looking for a little bit of everything, Byzantium is your go-to Valentine’s takeaway restaurant. Their mix of Spanish and Mediterranean Tapas is bursting with flavour and there’s always so much to choose from. Enjoy a free round of flatbread and dips with their Early Bird offer over the Valentine’s weekend too… you’re welcome! Find out their opening times or more about the eatery via the website, Facebook and even Twitter. Byzantium is open for Valentine’s Day collections from 12pm – 7pm! #LoveYourLocalHighStreet and book your lovers lunch, besties brunch, or romantic dinner date by calling 0121 444 5444.
100 High St, Alcester Road South, Birmingham B14 7JZ
It’s a local-known fact that Black Lab offers the best Espresso Martinis in town – and they’re even better this Valentine’s Weekend with 30% off! Celebrate the return of Black Lab’s home delivery service this weekend with a cocktail or two. There’s also 15% off of the entire menu! Find out more by visiting their website, Facebook or Twitter.
Grace + James
23 York Rd, King’s Heath, Birmingham B14 7SA
Legend goes that French farm girls started making heart-shaped cheeses for their English soldier lovers during the Hundred Years War. Couer de Neufchâtel is now one of the world’s most iconic heart cheese, and it can be found in Grace + James’ Valentines gift hampers! The shop and deli is open every Saturday between 9am and 2pm, or you can take a look on their website for this week’s selection of cheese, wine and deli treats available for pre-order and delivery. Make sure you check out their Instagram and Facebook too for some serious food-platter-inspo this Sunday!
Plant and Plate
55 High Street, B14 7BH
Plant n Plate’s Valentine’s cakes come in all shapes and sizes with one thing in common – they’re all yummy and vegan! Which makes them healthy, right? Treat your plant based pal to something delicious this Sunday! Pre-order here: https://www.plantnplate.co.uk/
Levain and Cherry
Kings Court, B14 7JZ
Nothing says ‘I’m thinking about you’ more than freshly baked goods! Levain and Cherry’s sourdough creations are nothing short of legendary in Brum’s foodie scene, how lucky we are to have them right on our doorstep! Head to the bakery this Saturday for some takeaway goodness – no pre-orders at the moment, so it’s first come first served. More info: https://www.levainandcherry.com/
Not into Valentine’s? Celebrate Self Love Sunday instead!
56B Poplar Rd, B14 7AG
Eye care is so important, and often overlooked! As a special Valentine’s gift to you, Seesaw Opticians are offering free eye examinations, free anti-reflective lenses, and 20% off all products for a limited time only!
57 Alcester Rd South, B14 7JG
You asked, they listened. Coustis Hair Salon knows how hard it is to keep on top of hair and beauty care at the moment, so they’ve put together some home colour kits to order for collection! The kit includes… Tint, mixer, application brush, mixing bowl, disposable gown, gloves and instructions. If you would like to place your order please contact them via Instagram direct message or Facebook messenger with your full name & contact number .
Kings Heath Library
Valentine’s Celebrations not your thing? Fed up of seeing PDA’s in the park and soppy films on the TV? Why not get lost in a good book instead. Kings Heath Library now offers ‘Books by Post’! For FREE! They will post any book that you fancy directly to your door. From local history to classics to something more contemporary, they’ve got it covered. Self love starts with the mind, so check out https://www.facebook.com/KingsHeathLibrary for more info.