Bars in Gay Village
Renowned as one of the most busy and bustling weekend areas in the city, Hurst Street aka. Gay Village is a hot spot for fun time party bars in Birmingham. Having seen a government encouraged burst of improvement back in 2009, Hurst Street bars made way for better outdoor patio seating areas and decorative lanterns, turning Gay Village into the vibrant and happening street that it is today. From cheap bars to dapper restaurants, check out our recommendations for the best bars in Birmingham's Gay Village.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
For a boudoir styled drinking lounge with a clubbing atmosphere, Chic is the place to be. Whilst not located on Hurst Street, Chic has the buzz and fun time attitude of any Hurst Street bar. Home to Birmingham's Gay and Lesbian Ball, Chic is a dapper and vibrant venue with a respected place in Birmingham's gay scene.
Hailed for having some of the best drinks deals on the gay strip, Sidewalk is a great destination to wind down the working day and crank the evening up. Head to this fun time party bar in Birmingham on a Monday night for 'Pounded', a rowdy Happy Hour that lasts all evening long with some drinks down to a mere £1.
Great for both rowdy nights out or a date night in Birmingham, The Loft Lounge is a multi-purpose venue with fans in both Birmingham's gay and straight scenes. From DJ nights to champagne afternoon tea, the transition from day to evening in The Loft Lounge is a smooth and sophisticated in the velvet textures of the bars decor.
Known for being one of Hurst Street's friendliest boozers, Equator underwent refurbishment back in 2012 turning it into one of the Gay Village's trendiest bars. Sleek white topped bars and mirrored panels in abundance make this bar feel bigger than its quaint size may suggest. Sit out on their patio seating for a real insight and feel for one of Birmingham's busiest evening spots.
A bar cum club in the heart of the Gay Village known for its rowdy party nights and relaxed drinks deals, The Core Club boasts dancefloors and lounge area's galore. Known as hosts to one of the biggest gay nights in the UK, The Core Club are home to XXL every third Friday of the month where the city's cubs and bears come out to play.
Winner of 'Best Gay Venue for Men' thanks to the readers of Midlands Zone, Eden Bar's award winning status has been thanks to their buzzing attitudes and busy weekends brimming with entertainment. From live gigs to their involvement in Birmingham Pride, this gay bar in Birmingham have secured their status as one of Hurst Street's busiest bars.
It's no wonder the party never seems to stop at Bar Jester, what with their late night opening hours keeping them up until a rowdy 4am. We doubt they'll be slowing down though thanks to enticing retro evenings. Friday nights in Birmingham start at 1am at Bar Jester with DJ's spinning the best in gay disco and energised 80s antics.