Bars in Aston
Known as the birthplace of rock legend Ozzy Osbourne and home to one of the UK's most confusing road systems 'Spaghetti Junction', Aston is far from being a suburb seen to be left behind. Popular with local students and hubbub of small, traditional Birmingham pubs, Aston is a relaxed suburb in the UK's second city. Check out our recommendations for the best bars in Aston and familiarise yourself with the home to Aston University students and humble residents alike.
A popular student pub in Birmingham, Gosta Green is primed for post-lecture hangouts. Part of the ever growing student bar chain, Scream, Gosta Green retains the subtle quirk of otherScream bars with vintage sofas and foosball tables. Boasting a selection of drinks deals, a pool table and a whopping Birmingham beer garden, Gosta Green is a relaxed bar by day and student frenzy by night.
Whilst many may consider The Barton Arms a traditional pub in Birmingham, it boasts a whole heap more grandeur than the exterior lets on. From it's classic cushioned pews and stain glass windows to period features and stunning mahogany woodwork, The Barton Arms is a majestic nod to the 19th century. Not only does The Barton Arms look good, it taste good too boasting an unusual Thai menu.
Popular with locals and students alike, Sacks of Potatoes is a wholly traditional pub with atmospheric charm. From its Sky Sports coverage and award in CAMRA's 'Good Beer Guide' in 2013, Sack of Potatoes is one of Birmingham's all rounder pubs. Grab a pint of one of their six cask ales or settle down on their patio benches with a tipple and watch the day go by at this relaxed pub in Birmingham.