The Tramont Neighborhood Guide

The Tramont Neighborhood Guide 

Living a stone’s throw away from award-winning dining destinations, noteworthy shopping, and green space shouldn’t be a compromise. Take advantage of the close proximity from The Tramont to several of Birmingham’s most beloved spots.  

Bottega Cafe offers quaint outdoor seating (credit: Bottega Cafe)


Highland Park 

This historic neighborhood surrounding The Tramont is filled with great walking paths and destinations. Be sure to soak up the area’s prominent architecture and charming streets as you head to these destinations.  


    • Boasting Italian (& Southern) fare by renowned Executive Chef Frank Stitt, this intimate restaurant is perfect for date night or celebrating any of life’s special moments. Popular offerings include Yellowfin Tuna Crudo, an assortment of gourmet pizzas, Rigatoni Bolognese, and a thoughtfully curated wine list. Leave room for dessert as their Coconut Cake is famous for a reason. Be sure to also check out their café for a more casual dining experience. 
    • Located across the street from Bottega, Freddy’s shares a selection of European wines with Birmingham. Their experienced team can guide your adventurous side to sample new wines while enjoying their innovative small plates menu.  
    • This hidden gem is sure to give you “cool” cred with your crowd – killer sandwiches and an expansive patio make it the perfect setting for a leisurely lunch with friends. 
    • This historic multi-purpose arts facility was founded with the mission to further cultural opportunities in the greater Birmingham community. Offering a diverse assortment of entertainment, their line-up has something for everyone.  
    • Calling all caffeine lovers! Your neighborhood coffee spot just got an upgrade, as the coffee here comes fresh from a local roaster in Birmingham. Chill out in this cozy spot and grab breakfast or a sandwich as well. 
    • This 4.0 mile out-and-back trail takes you through the lush hillside of Red Mountain while offering sweeping views of the Magic City. It is the perfect way to explore the neighborhood on foot and get a breath of fresh air (and some endorphins too!). Beginning right near Vulcan Statue, there’s no better way to unplug. 
  • The (forthcoming) Cut Trail
    • Spearheaded by the Stephens family, this trail will connect Red Mountain to surrounding neighborhoods while offering sweeping views of downtown Birmingham. 


Le Weekend is a new women’s boutique located in the heart of English Village (Credit: Le Weekend Studio)

English Village 

Hike up the hill to this quaint village with boutique shops, a bakery, and café-style dining. A 0.7-mile walk will transport you worlds away, and be sure to stop at Vino for a glass of wine as your reward. Ask any shop local for the best walking directions to arguably the city’s best view atop Red Mountain on one of the neighboring streets! 

    • This English Village destination is a community staple for a reason with its made-from-scratch artisanal bread and pastries. Everything is made fresh daily, making for the perfect destination for a coffee meeting or grabbing goods to impress out-of-town guests.  
    • Opened by owner of acclaimed eatery Brick & Tin, Chef Mauricio Papaietro was inspired by The Bowery Hotel when creating the space. The result is an elegant and upscale ambiance with a 1920’s speakeasy feel.    
    • This boutique offers women options for both the weekend and everyday life. Carrying brands like Ann Mashburn, Kule, and Rhode, secure the staples you’ll love both now and a decade from now.  
    • This Pilates studio offers the Lagree Method, an innovative exercise program that guarantees results by melding together elements of Pilates, cardio, and stability training. Open to all fitness levels, one will find the MPower community to be nothing but inviting and friendly, too.  
    • Travel and lifestyle intersect at The Travel Studio, which offers a selection of hand-selected travel goods and resort wear. All of the goods are vetted by leading luxury travel advisors, who also call the space their office. 
    • Lose yourself in this 67.5-acre garden consisting of trails, a Japanese koi pond, and a myriad of flowers. Explore the thoughtfully curated Leaf & Petal gift shop while you’re there, and stop by the library, the largest public horticulture library in the U.S. 

When in doubt (or hungry), be sure to visit The Continental for its baked goods and old world feel. (Credit: Continental Bakery)