Alfresco Drinking in Birmingham
Who needs a garden when you've got bars in Birmingham right? From canal-side tipples to charming terrace sun traps, Birmingham has a plethora of alfresco hotspots to try a drink or three in this beautiful city. There may even be a few rooftop treats in store for alfresco drinkers that aren't a little shy of heights. Check out our recommendations for places to drink alfresco in the UK's second city, Birmingham.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
Nestle yourself on the hot-to-trot rooftop of The Church Inn in the Jewellery Quarter as this New Orleans inspired haunt brings about the summer drinks in a special way. Whether you're tucking into their selection of handmade cocktails, of ploughing through Soul Food Project grub, it's sure to be a stormer on the roof.
A Jewellery Quarter favourite for garden based antics, those looking to get their alfresco drinking fix in Birmingham will enjoy the neat tidings of this kooky plot. From a bar brimming with craft brews and local ales, to a garden toting ping pong tables, DJ parties and more, head on down for some lovely summer supping.
One of the most unique venues in Birmingham thanks to its positively enchanting beer garden, The Prince of Wales is a menagerie of Vitamin D and cocktails alike. Dose up on both as you head outside to their alfresco plot, a space of wine bar, cigar shop and incredible tiki tavern to boot.
Done with dinner at this charming Italian restaurant bar in Birmingham, or simply fancy a tipple in amongst the fresh air of Birmingham city? Piccolino is an indulgent spot for alfresco drinks thanks to their luxurious seating area's and heated outdoor terrace overlooking the iconic Brindleyplace.
One of Brindleyplace's most perfectly positioned bars, The Pitcher and Piano is primed for canal-side drinks in the summer sun. Whether you opt for their street side seating area's or second floor terrace tables, you can rest assured that this bar in Brindleyplace will give you some of the best daytime drinking views in town.
Right in the heart of Birmingham city centre, Browns Bar and Brasserie makes for a relaxing break from the bustle of the shopping district. Serving modern British cuisine and hand crafted cocktails, you can enjoy the relaxed atmosphere from the outside terrace and take in the lively and vibrant city centre views at the restaurant bar in Birmingham.
Poised and overlooking Birmingham's Brindleyplace, Bank is a sleek option for alfresco drinks in the city. Relax at the bar's street side tables and sofa's for a real taste of the summer sun in this iconic party of the city. And if the mood brings it after your fill of Vitamin D? Try a handmade Bank cocktail.
If you fancy taking your alfresco drinks to the highest of highs then why not sip on a tipple at one of least vertigo friendly bars in Birmingham. Overlooking the Birmingham skyline, Marco Pierre White's Champagne Bar is a rooftop bar in Birmingham with sleek style and the bubbles to match.
Faux gras, wooden tables and cocktail tipples? My oh my, count us in! Overlooking the bars of Birmingham's Arcadian, Sobar is the perfect suntrap for afternoon drinks that could dally well on into the evening, Take advantage of the terrace and street side tables with their £4 cocktail offer.
With two beautiful, botanic laced spaces to choose from, it's no wonder that The Village is coming up trumps when it comes to alfresco drinks in Birmingham. From their cutesy garden brimming with booths and topiary, to their tree propped tables out front, grab a bevvie and enjoy the Birmingham sunshine.
Looking for an alfresco drinking spot after a hard days moseying around the Ikon gallery? Cafe Opus is a vibrant, artsy venue primed for some post gallery refreshment. With a spacious patio seating area complete with heated umbrella's, alfresco drinking in Birmingham doesn't have to be just a summer affair.