top of page

Food Menu

Food Menu: Welcome

Shall we go out to eat?

Pennyblacks is not just a cocktail bar, we offer a diverse restaurant menu designed for everyone including vegetarians and vegans alike. Whether you are here for lunch and fancy one of our deli sandwiches or you are bringing your friends out for an evening meal, you are sure to find something for your appetite. Come on Sunday and try one of our Sunday lunches! Call us to book a table today. 

Food Menu: Text


Food Menu: Image

Seasonal Soup (v) • 4.95

Crusty bread and butter

Garlic and Chilli Prawns • 7.50

Pan fried prawns with garlic, chilli and butter. Served with crusty bread

Manhattan Meatballs • 6.25

Italian meatballs in a rich tomato sugo and mozzarella, served with crusty bread

Mussels • 7.25

Mussels steamed with white wine, garlic and cream, served with crusty bread

Halloumi Bites (v) • 5.95

Breaded halloumi bites served with a spicy mayo dip

Chicken Wings • 6.95

With our homemade smoky BBQ, Buffalo,
Devils Breath Hot or Peri-Peri sauce

Dough Balls (v) • 4.95

Garlic & rosemary coated dough balls
served with a garlic butter dip

Peri-Peri Chicken Skewers • 6.75

Served with a spicy mayonnaise

Loaded Potato Skins (v) (gf) • 6.95

Golden fried, filled with melted cheese and chives with sour cream dip.
Add crispy bacon pieces, BBQ pulled
pork or beef chilli for 1.00 each.
Vegan option available

Food Menu: List
sharing nachos

Sharing Starters

Food Menu: Image

Tear and Share
Flatbread (v) • 6.95

Ideal for 2 people to share.
Flatbread with garlic & rosemary

Crusty Bread & Mixed Olives (v) • 5.95

With oil and balsamic vinegar

NY Ultimate Sharing Platter • 15.95

Ideal for 3 /4 people; feast on BBQ wings, halloumi bites with chipotle
mayo, crispy onion rings, NY
nachos and a selection of dips

NY Nachos (v) (gf) 5.95/8.95 (to share)

Homemade, seasoned tortilla chips smothered in melted cheese, salsa, jalapenos and sour cream

Add cajun chicken • 1.00
Add pulled pork • 1.00
Add beef chilli • 1.00

Vegan option available on request

Food Menu: List
fish and chips

Classic Mains

Food Menu: Image

Southern Fried Chicken • 13.95

Golden fried chicken breast with BBQ
sauce, house salad and chips

Chickpea, Spinach and
Coconut Curry (vegan) (gf) • 12.50

Served with coriander and citrus rice

Fillet of Seabass (gf) • 15.50

Pan fried, sautéed new potatoes, wilted
buttered spinach and parsnip puree

Wild Mushroom Carbonara (v) • 10.50

Tagliatelle, egg yolks, cream and parmesan
Add chicken and smoked bacon for 2.00

Sizzling Fajitas

Peppers, onions and home recipe spicy
fajita sauce. Served on a sizzling hot plate
with sour cream, salsa and guacamole.
Vegetable (vegan) • 11.95
Chicken • 13.95
Beef • 15.50

NY Baby Back Ribs • 13.95/18.50

Juicy rack of ribs glazed with your choice of smoky BBQ, Buffalo or Devil’s Breath hot sauce. Served with fries and NY slaw. Full Rack / Half Rack

NY Tacos

Soft flour shells served with paired dips
Cajun chicken • 13.50
BBQ pulled pork • 13.50
Crispy fried haddock • 14.50

Beer Battered Haddock • 14.95

Golden-fried angel haddock served with
chips and homemade tartare

Chicken and Waffles • 13.50

A naughty classic of fried chicken breast
with home-made waffles, maple syrup
and country gravy

Steak Frites • 14.50

6oz flattened rump steak, served pink
topped with garlic butter and fries

Macaroni Cheese (v) • 9.95

Comfort food at its best. Made with mozzarella and mature cheddar.
Served with garlic bread.
Add bacon crumb • 1.00
Add pulled pork • 1.50

Ribs and Chicken Combo • 17.75

BBQ half rack of ribs and your choice of
chicken breast or chicken wings served
with fries and NY slaw

Peri-Peri Chicken (gf) • 13.75

Pan seared marinated chicken
breast with smoked sausage and
Louisiana dirty rice
Caesar Salad • 9.95

Caesar Salad • 9.95

Crispy lettuce leaves with croutons, whole
anchovies and classic Caesar dressing.
Add Grilled Chicken Breast • 3.00
Add King Prawn • 4.00

Food Menu: List


Food Menu: Image

All burgers served on a sweet brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, cooked onions and our home recipe burger sauce

NY Classic Burger • 11.95

6oz 100% Scottish beef burger

The Federation Burger • 15.95

BBQ pulled pork, streaky bacon, American cheese and onion rings

The Big Cheese Burger • 12.95

NY Classic topped with a double helping of cheese

Peri-Peri Chicken Burger • 13.95

Peri-Peri marinated chicken breast, spicy
mayo and American cheese

Halloumi Burger (v) • 1 1.95

Grilled halloumi slices, sweet chilli sauce

Moving Mountains Burger (vg) • 12.95

100% plant protein based burger, vegan
bun, salad garnish, salsa and vegan cheese

Southern Fried Chicken Burger • 12 .50

Fried buttermilk chicken breast

Hot Chick Burger • 13.95

Buttermilk fried chicken breast, American
cheese, bacon and Buffalo hot sauce

The Smokehouse Burger • 13.95

Streaky bacon, American cheese, smoky BBQ sauce

Big Devil Burger • 13.95

American cheese, streaky bacon,
jalapenos, Devil’s Breath hot sauce

Food Menu: List
hot dogs

Hot Dogs

Food Menu: Image

Add ons (beef chili, BBQ pulled pork, or streaky bacon for 1.00 each)

Classic Hot Dog • 8.95

Jumbo Bratwurst sausage, topped with slow cooked onions and served with fries

Brooklyn Hot Dog • 9.95

Melted Swiss cheese, topped with slow cooked onions and served with fries

Moving Mountains Vegan Dog (ve) • 8.95

Topped with slow cooked onions and served with fries

Food Menu: List


Food Menu: Image

Served with garlic roasted button mushrooms and rosemary and garlic confit tomato and your choice of mash or chips

NY Strip Sirloin (8oz) • 22.50

A New York classic. Cut from the short loin, this steak is tender and full of flavour

Ribeye (10oz) • 24.50

Comes from the lightly worked upper rib cage, the cut has a marbling of fat for a rich, flavoursome steak

Fillet (8oz) • 25.95

Cut from the tenderloin, the fillet is prized for it’s lean, tender quality

Sauces • 1.50

Choose from classic peppercorn, smoky BBQ, garlic butter or red wine gravy

Food Menu: List


Food Menu: Image

Hand stretched pizzas, topped with Fior Di Latte mozzarella

Margherita (v) • 10.95

Classic tomato sugo, garlic and basil

Veggie (v) • £11.95

Classic with roasted peppers, aubergine and Mascarpone

Pepperoni • 12.95

Classic with pepperoni

Chicken • 12.95

Classic with cajun chicken, roasted peppers, bacon & BBQ sauce

Cotto • 12.95

Classic with Italian ham, mushrooms and mascarpone

Half Pizza/Half Salad

Half of any of the above pizzas with a fresh and delicious house made salad

Food Menu: List
deli sandwiches

Deli Sandwiches

Food Menu: Image

Available from 12pm – 4pm, all served with a portion of chips or cup of seasonal soup

NY Club • 12.50

Double-decker with toasted wholemeal bread, chicken, bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise

Southern Fried Chicken Wrap • 12.50

Fried buttermilk chicken breast with peppers, onions, guacamole and salsa

Philly Steak Sandwich • 13 .50

Strips of beef, caramelised onions, melted cheese and horseradish mayonnaise in a crispy baguette

Food Menu: List
onion rings


Food Menu: Image

Tortilla Chips and Dips (gf) • 3.50

Crispy Onion Rings • 3.95

Mac and Cheese • 3.95

House Salad (gf) • 3.50

NY Slaw (gf) • 2.95

Sweet Potato Fries • 4.50

Side of Chips • 3.50

Garlic Bread • 3.25 (add mozzarella for 3.95)

Food Menu: List

Anyone getting food?

Well, once you see our menu you'll be delighted with what we have to offer. Why not wash it down with a cold beer? To book your table please give us a call today.

07484 786120

132-134 Wharfside St, Birmingham B1 1RQ

Thanks for submitting!

Food Menu: Price Quote

Opening Hours

Visit Us

Monday to Wednesday: 12pm - 11pm
Thursday to Saturday: 12pm - 1:30am
Sunday: 12pm - 11pm

Food Menu: Opening Hours
bottom of page