Bars in Convention Quarter Birmingham
Convention Quarter is situated in Westside Birmingham, lying between Ladywood Middleway and Broad Street. Centred around the International Convention Centre (The ICC), this cool and creative district encompasses part of Broad Street, Brindleyplace and the surrounding area. This lively central location means that Convention Quarter is jam packed full of great bars, pubs and clubs, here are our recommendations of the best bars in Convention Quarter Birmingham.
Part of the popular chain, Walkabout bring you an Aussie themed party every night of the week. Slotted at the ICC end of party strip Broad Street, Walkabout has everything you'd expect from a party bar in Birmingham. A mecca for students and young party revellers, I love Tom's Mum every Wednesday and Pash 'n' Pop Tuesdays promise a lively night with some of the best drinks deals around.
Whether you're after a bit of alfresco dining in Birmingham or a bog old club night on Broad Street, Mooch Bar has got you covered. Serving up their tasty grub until 10pm, you can take a pew on their patio area and watch the sights and sounds of Broad Street. Come the weekend Mooch Bar brings some sleek and lively DJ nights, where VIP treatment and buzzing dance floors are a given.
Keeping things fresh and open, Ju Ju's Cafe is a stylish wine bar in Birmingham. Boasting 360 degree views of Birmingham's canals, Ju Ju's Cafe is an ideal spot for relaxing with after work drinks or just chilling with mates. Also sporting a savvy little sun trap patio area, a glass of wine in the evening has never seemed more tempting.
Whether you are after a chilled out drink or a cocktail and a dance, Nuvo has it all. A glamorous bar in Brindley Place, Nuvo host their famous Live Lounge three nights in the week, where you will find live pianists and vocalists to lull you into relaxation. Moving through to the weekend, Nuvo is home to one of the most stylish club nights around. Opening the doors to their upstairs bar where DJ's bring you the best in house and club classics.
One of a few canal side bars in Birmingham, the Flapper is perfectly positioned live music venue in Birmingham. On the outskirts of Convention Quarter, The Flapper is a hub for music lovers and indie rockers looking for chilled out drinks and a local gig or two. Spread over two floors one complete with pool tables and lounge seating, the other an intimate gig venue and thanks to the second floor drinks terrace you can sip your bevy canalside in the sunshine.
Head on up through Convention Quarter and you'll reach Revolution, sitting pretty at the top of Broad Street. Not ones for quiet nights in, or quiet nights out for that matter, Revolution is a full throttle fun time party bar in Birmingham, entertaining Birmingham's party masses all week long with their top notch DJ nights and budget friendly drinks deals.
If it's a chilled out casual drink you're after, that's exactly what you will get from Bank bar in Brindleyplace. A sophisticated restaurant bar, Bank is an ideal retreat for after work drinks in Birmingham. If you fancy a something a bit more exotic from your tipple, try one of their tailor made cocktails and why not take it outside to their seating area which over looks the vibrance of Brindleyplace.
A dapper restaurant bar in the Mailbox complex, Penny Blacks serve up traditional British dishes with a fine range of wine and fancy fizz to match. Ideal for some canal side drinks in summer, this charming pub is even more appealing. Fancy adding a bit of fizz to your Friday? Get yourself a bottle of Prosecco at Penny Blacks for just £12.95, not a bad way to start the weekend!