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 Birmingham bars and restaurants are letting you do just that, with a drink in hand. This city is rammed with gorgeous alfresco drinking spots, from chic eateries fronting sleek terraces, to a whole world of beautiful beer gardens and romantic rooftops for you to explore. Get ready to build that summer bucket list as we round up where to drink outside in Birmingham.

Last updated on 10th December 2020

The Old Crown

4 user reviews 5

A beer garden that needs no introduction, The Old Crown's outdoor space is one of the most sought-after drinking destinations in the city, whether you're pitching up in the summer heat for pints and Pimm's with the gang, or heading over for club nights and Christmas quizzes.

The Gintleman

29 user reviews 5

Enjoy some alfresco drinks in Birmingham with the Midlands' top drinks raconteur. The Gintleman's fun and informative events will have you sipping gin outdoors and under the sun, while you cruise along the canals learning all about the spirit as you travel. 

The High Field

7 user reviews 4

A former art-deco townhouse just shy of the botanical gardens, The High Field is one of the best alfresco drinking spots in Birmingham. Offering up a lush, green garden, complete with two terraces, you and the whole family can fill up on tasty pub grub, fresh pints and a few classic cocktails.


3 user reviews 5

Located in the heart of Brindleyplace, this luxe restaurant offers a sleek and chic sun terrace for those looking to add some extra Vitamin D to their pre-dinner drinks. Alongside a huge range of G&Ts, digestifs and wines by the glass, you'll find an enticing menu of perfect aperitifs for sipping in the summer sunshine.