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.
Last updated on 23rd June 2016
After work drinks, in a bustling New York City lounge bar? Okay so we’re not actually suggesting you sack off work and fly straight to downtown Manhattan, but the next best thing is surely Brum’s High Line bar. Heaving with young professionals looking to let their hair down post 5pm, there’s Brooklyn Mojitos, proseccos, American whiskeys and beers to choose between at this sophisticated and vibrant venue.
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.
Warmth, professionalism and wait, what's that? Champagne and stawberries? To Bar Epernay we must go! Located in Brum's scenic Mailbox overlooking the riverside, Bar Epernay is an aesthetic destination if any. With an overwhelming central fireplace, a baby grand piano, tranquil mood lighting and relaxed leather seating; Bar Epernay is a great place for after work drinks in Birmingham be it on a Wednesday or a Saturday.
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.
Buzzing with post-work visitors, Brindleyplace is a hubbub of activity come 6:30pm, with All Bar One being no exception. Part of the popular chain, Birmingham's All Bar One have great cocktails, great drinks and a downright great atmosphere for any crowd after a hard day's grind. Wine is All Bar One's niche, so make sure to ask for recommendations and or the menu; there's a wine in there for any working guy or gal.
If cocktails in Birmingham are your post-work drink of choice, then Bar Pravda is the place to be. A stylish city centre bar tucked away behind the party antics of Broad Street, Bar Pravda boast some of the most educated mixologists in the city who will be more than happy to reveal the secret to the perfect after work cocktail in Birmingham.
Sometimes, you'd just like to end the working day with a hearty roast dinner. A roast dinner in a cocktail that is! Boasting award winning bar staff and mixologists, Ginger's Bar, just shy of Birmingham's city centre, have some of the most interesting tailor made cocktails in Birmingham. So if you're looking for something a little different to talk about the next day at work, these quirky tasty tipples are for you!
It's a warm Summer's day, your working day deeds are done and the sun's still out, so where's that terrace? Thanks to their charming alfresco terrace located in eyesight of Birmingham's cosmopolitan Brindleyplace, Bank in Birmingham have the perfect drinking destination come sun up or down. For young and mature professionals, Bank is relaxed, sophisticated and atmospheric.
You know what will take the strain off of that oh so tiring working day, South American food, in bulk! Boasting everything from Mexican to Columbian, Bodega have an incredibly varied selection off food to go with their exotic cocktails. Cocktails which just so happen to be £4 in a happy hour if you catch the right time!
We don't know about you, but come 6 o'clock, a glass of wine sounds mighty fine. And thanks to Stirlings' international wine menu, it's pretty available too! But don't avoid the cocktails you post-work fiend you, this bar may be housed in a historic grade II listed building but their drinks are far from old fashioned. And if you've got enough energy after all that? You could even try one of their fun and vibrant cocktail masterclasses.