After Work Drinks in Birmingham

You biro's are down, the office pot plant's been watered and your emails are done, but where to next? Your house may not have mojitos or the finest local ales on tap, but we've got a funny feeling that these places may do. From upmarket hot spots to relaxed weekday bars, Birmingham is a great destination for those on the work day come down. Check out our top recommendations for a relaxed tipple after a hard day's graft in Brum. 

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Last updated on 25th April 2024

F1® Arcade – Birmingham


Spice up your usual after work drinks at the world's first official Formula 1 simulator racing experience, which boasts 53 full-motion simulators that make you feel as though you're really on the track. F1 Arcade is also home to a gorgeous cocktail bar, where you can get your hands on themed concoctions like the the mezcal-based Undertake or a spicy Slipstreamer, as well as mouthwatering sharing plates such as seabass ceviche and barbecue corn ribs.

The Alchemist Birmingham - Brindleyplace

Enjoy a celebratory bottle of Moët & Chandon Champagne on arrival for £65!

Definitely not your usual boozer for a five o'clock pint, this Brindleyplace spot is guaranteed to impress you with their unusual selection of colour-changing, bubbling and smoky cocktails. They've also got a selection of wines and non-alcoholic tipples, as well as a cracking food menu in case you get peckish.

Albert's Schloss - Birmingham


Ready to party like a Bavarian? Head to Albert's Schloss in Birmingham - the ultimate Alpine-style beer hall boasting live entertainment, traditional European dishes, and a range of drinks. The perfect spot for a raucous night out, this unique venue also offers live entertainment seven days a week and a jam-packed schedule of entertainment, including everything from cabaret performers to drag acts and more. Plus, there are shuffleboard tables, an outdoor terrace, and three massive bars offering a range of European brews, international wines, signature cocktails, and spritzes.

The Wellington

Favoured by inner city sorts after a tough day on the grind, The Wellington is a traditional pub in Birmingham primed for after work drinks in the city. With 16 taps and an almighty range of ales to boot, slick city spinners flock for a refreshing after work pint in The Wellington's cosy interiors or secret roof garden out back. 


Still suited and booted after a day at the office and don't want to waste that dapper outfit of yours? Then take yourself down to Fumo. A restaurant bar in Birmingham with award winning chef Claudio Uchello at the helm, Fumo is a stylish venue with trimmings. From a marble top bar to possibly the biggest wine glasses we've ever come across, Fumo is your after work destination for upmarket unwinding.