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The Mailbox

7 Commercial Street, Birmingham B1 1RS, England
+44 121 632 1000
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We came for drinks to celebrate graduating and had the best time! Great atmosphere and music. Cara... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Emily P
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Looking tired

We lived here for 12 months it was a vibrant lively place now it looks tired. Even with the recent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert Y
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Mailbox opened in 1998 and was the redevelopment of the former Royal Mail sorting office in Birmingham City Centre. It is one of the UK’s largest mixed-use building incorporating retail, leisure, offices and residential in a well managed, security patrolled complex of the highest quality. The tenants include Malmaison and AC Hotels, the BBC Midlands headquarters, luxury retailers including Harvey Nichols, and a range of restaurants and bars. As Birmingham’s premier shopping and lifestyle destination the Mailbox is the ultimate location for designer shopping in the Midlands with international brands as well as chic salons & spas in one central Birmingham location.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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7 Commercial Street, Birmingham B1 1RS, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came for drinks to celebrate graduating and had the best time! Great atmosphere and music. Cara our waitress was super helpful and recomended the best drinks for us to try - also Thomas and Thomas at the bar were very friendly and made amazing...More

Thank Emily P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We lived here for 12 months it was a vibrant lively place now it looks tired. Even with the recent upgrade.maybe Thursday evening wasn’t the best day to visit .

Thank Robert Y
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loads of restaurants, lovely walks along the water , also the bbc and if you want to do something for 90 mins with doing the bbc tour , very informative. You can sit outside having a meal or inside facing the bbc you have Nando’s...More

Thank Maria J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having visited Birimingham on three occasions between November last year and March this year, we couldn't help but visit The Mailbox on each occasion. It's a modern development housing designer stores and many restaurants. Some of these appear on most high streets but there are...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Mailbox is a mix of upmarket brand stores, the BBC West Midlands hub and a range of eateries canalside at the rear. My visit was to listen to one of the free Birmingham jazz festival events which was excellent

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend from schooldays and I decided on this tour to celebrate a special birthday! It was great fun and exceptionally informative. Cannot recommend it highly enough. NB “Archers” fans will find it extra fascinating!

Thank CherylJoy666
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Upmarket mall where you would find Harvey Nichols, with beautiful clothes and a Shoe Gallery including other Designer Labels like Boss, Armani, Calvin Klein etc. There are also a number of Restaurants and at the back of the mall, the canal where you can take...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Stayed in Marriot Hotel in Mailbox. Excellent choice of restaurants and shopping area as well as entertainment all within walking distance of hotel.. Train Station and other attractions.

Thank Khslid H
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

A evening stroll and a nice place to spend some time with family and friends. You will find variety to dine. Had some pizza at Pizza express.

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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

On a very rare child free day myself and my Wife enjoyed it here. It’s not cheap but do not expect big crowds - it was almost eerily quiet. Selfridges, art, home stores, a very cool cinema - there’s something to cater to most tastes....More

Thank Dubya666
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HotChoc123
20 December 2017|
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Response from Ploggy | Reviewed this property |
As far as I can remember there are no bars at the mailbox.
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Lottie L
6 March 2017|
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Where would you be coming from?
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