The Dry Spy

4.6
47 reviews
£26 to £40
Cocktail Bar
The Dry Spy - Bromsgrove's best kept secret!

Bringing back to the roaring '20s with the finest cocktail selection, luxury small plates and unrivalled atmosphere.

Food available
5pm - 9pm Monday to Thursday
12pm - 9pm Friday to Sunday

Drinks available
Till Late

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Contactless payment available
What 47 People Are Saying
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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.6based on recent ratings
4.4
Food
4.7
Service
4.6
Ambience
3.9
Value
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SarahM
Birmingham
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Nice venue for a girls night! very comfortable seating and attentive staff

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MichelleB
London
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely atmosphere, fabulous staff, creative cocktails and delicious food! Not a cheap night out but worth the expense for a special occasion!

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LynneW
London
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Anniversary cocktails and small plates. Cracking drinks and the food is really tasty.

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Patriciad
Warwickshire
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was absolutely amazing and the mock tails were superb shall defo be returning staff were outstanding aswell

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LouiseG
Worcestershire
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely food, great atmosphere, really helpful staff

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GeoffF
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The only issue I had was they didn’t accept American Express card payment which I was planning to pay with
This needs addressing

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MrChris38
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience5

Great night. Really nice and relaxed place. First time and will be returning.

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SueB
Worcestershire
4 reviews
Dined on 14 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Had a friend recommend Dry Spy and I’d also followed them on Instagram. Lovely decor, food was delicious and the cocktails were amazing!! Staff were really friendly, only negative we felt the lighting was quite harsh for the 1920s vibe but as the lovely lady explained it was a Tuesday evening and if they were too dark potential customers thought they were closed!! Definitely recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
Worcestershire
2 reviews
Dined on 14 September 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

A welcome change, interior deco very 1920s I should have worn a flapper dress 😊

Food portions looked small for the price but more than enough and beautifully presented. Seaweed chips ( not green) very very tasty.

Definitely a revisit planned.

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NickiN
Birmingham
3 reviews
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great place. Lovely cocktails and attentive staff. The food was delicious with great recommendations from our waitress

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SarahL
1 review
Dined on 10 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

What a gem of a place!

Best food we’ve eaten in years, and we eat out regularly! The choice of cocktails was excellent and very tasty.

Staff were pleasant and attentive.

Will definitely be booking again as we’d like you try everything on the menu!!

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LornaP
Oxford
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Visited The Dry Spy for my birthday on a Monday pm. Drinks were good, food was great and service was amazing.
Labelled as ‘small plates’ we assumed the food would be Tapas size- they were much more than that and all tasted really great!
Also a shout out to Todd, amazing service which made a real difference to the experience. We will definitely be returning and recommending The Dry Spy to others!

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CLAIREB
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Another fantastic evening at The Dry Spy. Great food, wonderful champagne and cocktails, amazing service all in a beautifully decorated venue.

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Lippylou
Worcestershire
2 reviews
Dined on 4 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Attentive and helpful staff. Delicious food and drinks.

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DebbieB
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Drinks were great however a little expensive. Service was excellent.
Only tried some nibbles and they were yummy.

The Dry Spy
Responded on 5 September 2021

Hi Debbie Thank you for visiting us! We hope to see you again soon Thank you The Dry Spy

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OpenTable Diner
Worcestershire
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2021
Overall5Food3Service5Ambience5

Fabulous venue, ambience and decor. Excellent, attentive staff which always makes a night out extra special. Great drinks and we loved the music. Fabulous addition to Bromsgrove..

The Dry Spy
Responded on 5 September 2021

Thank you for coming to see us and your lovely feedback!

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KathrynG82
Birmingham
5 reviews
Dined on 28 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had the best time james our server was amazing and made the experience even more fun. Will definitely be returning ASAP best bar in Bromsgrove

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MarianH
Edinburgh
3 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Fabulous cocktails, great service!

The Dry Spy
Responded on 5 September 2021

Thank you for coming to see us!

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Mellie
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 21 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing venue lovely style, staff were very attentive and the menus were great!

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Withers
1 review
Dined on 20 August 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Really good first experience, food was lovely but they did shut the kitchen at 9pm for desserts and we were booked in at 8pm, it wouldn’t have been a problem if we we’re made aware last orders were 9pm.

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julieb
Worcestershire
4 reviews
Dined on 20 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

What a delight - very classy and the cocktails were fantastic - -a very upmarket venue - highly recommend - staff were amazing and loved the decor !

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debran
Worcestershire
1 review
Dined on 19 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic choice of cocktails and mocktails which my friends and I enjoyed. We shared a selection of the dishes and all were delicious. The staff were attentive and friendly.

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Lisa
Worcestershire
1 review
Dined on 18 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely cocktails
Staff are great
Decor is beautiful

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EmilyC
1 review
Dined on 17 August 2021
Overall3Food2Service3Ambience5

Decor, music and general ambiance was AMAZING! We loved what you have done with the place! However we did feel that the drinks and food were overpriced. The food was average and didn’t feel it was good value for money.

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ClaireC
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food drinks and ambiance just turn the music down so that we can chat.

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RayD
1 review
Dined on 11 August 2021
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience2

We were sat by the front door which was very dark. We could just about read menu and had to use our torches on our phone in the end. Nice range of cocktails and drinks. Food choice was very unusual. Staff were very attentive but I think a few recommendations would be nice. Food came and was very nice but more like a light bite so still felt hungry afterwards. Quite expensive too so I dont think we will rush back but it was a nice treat.

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ClaireK
1 review
Dined on 7 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a fantastic evening, the staff were really friendly and helpful discussing all the different cocktails. The atmosphere was fab! Will definitely be back 😊

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CharlotteD
1 review
Dined on 7 August 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Great atmosphere, delicious food and really attentive service. The whole place looks fab, we were very impressed, can’t wait to go back again and enjoy the garden on a sunny day

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Sassy
Worcestershire
1 review
Dined on 6 August 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Great decor, lovely ambiance, fantastic service and a wonderful cocktail menu. What more could you ask for?

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VictoriaW
Worcestershire
1 review
Dined on 6 August 2021
Overall2Food3Service2Ambience3

Horrendously overpriced cocktails. Tasted good but not worth the money.
Service was fair but mix ups with the bill meant we were late for our booked restaurant

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VickyN
1 review
Dined on 6 August 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

Fabulous evening! Will definitely be back!

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LisaC
1 review
Dined on 6 August 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Nice treat out and a lovely atmosphere inside. Staff were super attentive and very knowledgeable about their menus. Food was superb, yes it is pricey but it was good quality and tasted amazing.

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Chich
London
2 reviews
Dined on 6 August 2021
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience5

Great experience. The atmosphere is fantastic and the decor is great.

Our service was not perfect …. We asked our waitress about one of the cocktails but she was unsure of the answer … so not great. The manager was walking round tables and ensuring everyone was ok … which was good to see.

The cocktails range from £12 - £8.50 so very expensive at the top end!

A fantastic experience but not somewhere to go regularly.

Definitely recommend it just to have the experience!

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StevenG
2 reviews
Dined on 6 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic service, great drinks and food highly recommended

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SallyG
London
1 review
Dined on 5 August 2021
Overall1Food3Service1Ambience1

Disappointing, staff didn't know the ingredients to cocktails it was too dark to read the menu - gold, scrolled print on a dark background....we had to use our torches to read. Background music was not in keeping with the decor. I wouldn't bother again!

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Rw99
Worcestershire
1 review
Dined on 5 August 2021
Overall5Food3Service4Ambience4

Cocktails were great and staff were super friendly which is nice to see. Only thing I would say about the service would be that having just one waitress/waiter would be ideal. We kept being approached by every member of staff every 5 mins to ask how the drinks were or if we wanted more things.

Overall though, sweet as thank you very much

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ELISE
1 review
Dined on 1 August 2021
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience4

Lovely venue, nicely fitted out and attentive staff.

Food was nice, but not much choice in terms of maybe sharing plates.

Prices were more city prices than small market town, but nice for a treat

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GaryE
Worcestershire
2 reviews
Dined on 1 August 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Nice to see what they have done with the place, bit pricey but you pay for ambience and atmosphere.We will Definitely be making a return visit 🍻

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Vicky
London
1 review
Dined on 31 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Quick and efficient service, staff were really polite. Food presentation was great and cocktails were amazing!

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AlisonD
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 31 July 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Really enjoyed our evening with you, ambience, staff and food all wonderful. A bit pricey but then we did go a bit mad on the cocktails! Which were amazing. Look forward to a sunny evening when we can sit out on the open air terrace and sip a cocktail. We wish you every success a much needed addition to the Bromsgrove social scene.

FAQs

The Dry Spy is rated 4.6 stars by 47 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.