Located down Highway 280, going away from Birmingham, is Inverness. From Birmingham restaurants and shopping to one of Birmingham’s greatest laser tag arenas, Inverness is your destination for a great time.


Saigon Noodle HouseA bowl of beef Vietnames pho on a brown table with chopsticks.
4606 Highway 280
Suite 108
Birmingham, AL 35242

If you’re into Asian cuisine, Saigon Noodle House is one Birmingham restaurant you won’t want to miss. Their menu is filled with a variety of delicious and authentic Vietnamese food. Each item is made from scratch out of only the freshest ingredients. They go so far as to offer newly-picked cilantro, bean sprouts and lime to top some of your favorite dishes. Even the simplest items are made with care — such as their broths which take hours to concoct and only minutes to devour. To sum it up, this place won’t leave you wanting since every flavor detail is absolute perfection.


Southern Spoiled BoutiqueA pair of brass earrings in the shap of an ornate sun on a black background.
5291 Valleydale Road, #119
Birmingham, AL 35242

Unique to Inverness is the Southern Spoiled Boutique. This Birmingham shopping experience is made fun by the fact that the store specializes in local and homemade items. Jewelry, home decor, clothing and much more are featured in this shop, making one-stop shopping easy when you’re looking for something you can’t find anywhere else. Convenience and quality in one place may have you leaving the story feeling, well, somewhat spoiled.


Laser tag.Ultra Blast Laser Combat Center
157 Resource Center Parkway, #109
Birmingham, AL 35242

We know you’ve most likely played laser tag, but this game arena takes your typical laser tag experience and compounds the amount of fun you’ll have. With its added features and 9000 square feet of playing space, Ultra Blast Laser Combat Center is the best place to battle it out with your friends. With editions of the game like “Zombie Attack” or “Vampire Hunter” and special play modes like machine gun or spy, it’s hard to imagine ever being bored no matter how many times you come back.