Alfresco Drinking In Birmingham

If you're anything like us, you'd happily spend your whole life basking in the warm glow of the summer sunshine, and luckily for you these bars and restaurants are letting you do just that. We've rounded up some of the best places for alfresco drinks in Birmingham, from chic eateries fronting sleek terraces to a whole world of beautiful beer gardens and romantic rooftops to add to your bucket list.

Last updated on 24th May 2022

The Red Lion

26 user reviews 5

Situated in Birmingham, The Red Lion is a brilliant outdoor spot to head to if you're looking to sit in the sun while tipping back a pint of lager. Plus, the venue slings out scrumptious scran of burgers, roasts and beer battered haddock.

The Junction

10 user reviews 4

Home to a fabulous beer garden, The Junction is a charming local pub with a gorgeous outside area. Alongside a slew of heated and covered picnic benches, you'll find a cute drinking nook filled with vintage signs and comfy seating.

The Distillery

604 user reviews 4

A fab canalside spot, The Distillery is a mecca for gin lovers and sun-seekers. Spread over two floors inside, you'll find tasty food in their dining room, alongside a working gin still. The bit you're here for though is its enormous terrace, perfect for a brew or two when the weather is beaut.

Gosta Green, Birmingham

52 user reviews 4

Gosta Green is a relaxed pub that really comes into its own when the weather heats up. Popular with students from the neighbouring university, the beer garden here is always packed during the spring and summer months.


3 user reviews 5

For alfresco drinking and dining, Bank is a fab restaurant housing a gorgeous terrace. Whether you're stopping by for a meal with friends or a few pre-dinner cocktails, the venue's pretty outdoor space is top-tier for soaking up the sun.

The High Field

7 user reviews 4

A former Art Deco townhouse near the botanical gardens, The High Field is one of the best spots for alfresco drinks - think Aperol spritz and excellent vino. Offering up a lush, green garden complete with two terraces, the Edgbaston pub has space for you and all your mates.

The Village

2 user reviews 4

With two beautiful, leafy spaces to choose from, it's no wonder The Village is one of the most fabulous alfresco bars in Birmingham. From their cutesy garden brimming with booths and topiary, to the tree-propped tables out front; grab a bevvie and enjoy the sunshine.