You'll be hard pushed to find a pub as old as this charming little joint in Digbeth. Reigning back to 1368, The Old Crown is hailed as one of the oldest pubs in the UK boasting period features and withering wooden beams galore. Yet, as the oldest pub in Birmingham, The Old Crown still manages to lure in Birmingham's young and creative punters thanks to its selection of DJ nights, premium beer garden and ping pong table.
Bars in Digbeth
Whilst Digbeth's nightlife scene may seem to revolve around its clubbing warehouses and evening raves, there's a small but great collective of bars to be found in this creative corner of Birmingham. From warehouse bars to four tiered drinking retreats, they're doing bars in Birmingham proud. Head down to this cool and creative retreat and visit one of these great bars in Digbeth.
Bringing back classic Norther Soul, The Night Owl is the best bar in Digbeth for music lovers everywhere. Celebrating 50 years of big tunes with a DJ booth kitted out with vinyl turntables and CDJs, you'll feel the big vibes and big fun from the moment you step through the door. And keep your eyes on the events list because they'll be hosting a whole range of fun retro events.
Born of a downtrodden and derelict warehouse, you'd barely recognise slick and trendy retreat. Spotlight. Brimming with rough vintage charm and chesterfields by the bucket load, Spotlight bar have culminated a cool and industrial Digbeth mecca. This bar is also home to Digbeth Dining Club and well on its way to securing a solid place on the Birmingham pop-up scene.
Next Door know no bounds when it comes to enticing the city with their never-ending rota of house nights and cracking underground DJ's. Brought to you by the same group behind Spotlight, Next Door is next level partying thanks to engaging visuals and top notch sound systems.
The Karcsma is a quirky, traditional Polish restaurant bar in Digbeth perfect for a more subdued drink. The venue is decked out in quaint, traditionally rustic décor. Meanwhile, you can keep your mouth entertained with a few drinks and a traditional Polish meal.
Sitting pretty in Birmingham's creative quarter, The Mockingbird Theatre is a cultural hub for the city's cool kids looking for somewhere to kick back. A haven for food, drink and events, The Mockingbird comes at the heart of Birmingham's infamous Custard Factory complex with everything form comedy nights to film screenings on the go.
Your cosy and comfortable alternative to warehouse parties, Fazeley Social is a charming cafe by day-cum-chill out bar at night. Many a Friday night in Birmingham can be spent at Fazeley Social dabbling in their relaxed Jazz nights in the company of the bar's pristine white surroundings and Digbeth's chilled out cookies.