The Hive JQ

The Hive is a community hub for Birmingham in an historic building, with an award-winning organic café and bakery, craft workshops, exhibitions and event spaces.

Please note: our cafe will be closed for the Easter holidays and will reopen on 26th April. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

At The Hive we have an award-winning organic café & bakery that makes 100% of our food fresh. The food we serve is healthy, affordable and 100% vegetarian. Vegan options are also available.

We make every dish by hand and we change our menu every day.  There is no set cuisine, it is inspired by the produce in season. We get some supplied produce from our very own rooftop garden & micro-farm. It's wonderful being able to pick your own vegetables and herbs and look at the Jewellery Quarter skyline as you do so!

We also have a selection of freshly made bread and cakes to buy daily from our in-house bakery, from sourdough loafs to baguettes.

We also offer work experiences and training opportunities to young people with learning differences and complex needs at Argent College which is located on the upper floors of our building.

Current Opening Time

Tuesday – Friday 7.30am – 3.30pm

Closed Saturday - Monday

We offer dining and take away services and sell fresh bread and other baked goods from our in-house bakery during opening hours.

Breakfast served from 8am-11am, Lunch from 12pm - 3pm.

Keeping each other safe at The Hive

We have made some important changes to the way we usually operate and have put measures in place to keep our customers and staff safe, giving us the best chance of preventing the spread of COVID-19.

  • We provide sanitising stations around The Hive.
  • We have increased the frequency of cleaning public areas, door handles, touch points and toilets where the virus may spread.
  • We are encouraging visitors to continue wearing facemasks whilst in the building.
  • We are encouraging visitors to maintain social distancing whilst in the building.
  • We have the 'track and trace' app available for you to sign in when entering the building.
  • Tables will be sanitised by a member of staff in-between customers. Please make sure we have had time to clean your table before you are seated.

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Our commitment to the environment

At The Hive we only use 100% compostable, recyclable and biodegradable consumables.

You will find plant starch lined paper cups, wooden take out cutlery, paper bags, paper straws, glass bottles and paper board boxes. No plastic!

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Keep in touch!

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