Bars in Hurst Street
Whether you know it as Hurst Street or Gay Village, this city centre strip is brimming with gay bars and clubs. Home to some of the busiest late night bars in Birmingham, Hurst Street have everything from up town boozers to downtown clubs that host some of the biggest Pride parties in the city. Check out our recommendations for the the best bars on Hurst Street and the Gay capital of Birmingham.
Last updated on 8th May 2017
One of Hurst Street's quieter haunts, Equator is a welcoming venue that will leave you with warm feelings and happy memories. A relaxed and unpretentious bar, Equator offers patio bevvies and a great atmosphere in this modern and intimate space at the top of Hurst Street.
If you're looking for one of the biggest and if not the best Gay clubs in Birmingham, then you've come to the right place. Infamous for their post-Pride parties, stilt walkers and fire breathers, there's no expense spared when it comes to this lively Hurst Street bar. From VIP booths to dapper drinks deals, everyone is catered for at Nightingale.
White leather booths, disco balls by the dozen, famous movie star murals and glitzy mirrored surfaces? It could only be one place in Birmingham, Queer Street. A buzzing gay bar in Birmingham, Queer Street has the Saturday night party on point as they play only the best in House and Commercial pop all night long.
Whilst only open two days out of the week, Chic has still managed a great reputation for its party atmosphere and slamming DJ nights. Whilst tucked away from the footfall of Hurst Street, Chic is a raucous Birmingham club that still manages to see the party hordes come flocking thanks to their urban-chic decor and trendy VIP booths.
Sitting pretty at the top of Hurst Street, Sence is home to some of Birmingham's mature professionals, post-work drinkers and weekend party people. A slick and stylish bar with leather booths by the dozen, Sence is a party bar at the weekend and trendy watering hole during the week, with space for corporate events and party nights alike.
A buzzing DJ bar in Birmingham, Sidewalk are known for their raucous weekend parties. From cool chesterfield sofas and leather padded bar fronts, to low lighting and exposed brick work, Sidewalk is a happy middle between modernity and traditional. For some of the best drinks deals in Birmingham head to 'Pounded' every Monday night.
With an atmosphere like their's, it's no wonder that Eden have won a plethora of awards including the 'Best Midlands Gay Venue for Men'. A lodge style bar that stands independent at the bottom of Hurst Street, Eden promises everything from pool tables and a beer garden to karaoke and post-pride parties all year long.
Missing is dedicated to one thing: partying! One of the city’s smaller venues, its small size just means a more intimate, boisterous personality, with tonnes of attitude in everything from its DJ nights to drag shows. If you want a fun night in Hurst Street, you can’t go far wrong with Missing.
From champagne afternoon tea in Birmingham to buzzing DJ nights on a Saturday, The Loft Lounge is a cool split between party venue and dining destination. From their black ceiling chandeliers and wood log fires, to slick dining tables and grand beer garden, The Loft Lounge is a contender for one of the glitziest bars on Hurst Street.
Sitting at the top of Hurst Street, TE Bar is a premium destination for RnB lovers in the city. A two floor venue that has already been host to some name faces including the likes of Trevor Nelson and Top Boy's Ashley Walters, TE Bar are a busy urban bar in Birmingham that promise raucous DJ nights and party antics until the early hours of the morning.