Bars Near Birmingham New Street Station
One of the biggest and most important stations in and out of Birmingham, New Street Station is a hubbub of activity from morning through 'til night. Now we know that you weary travellers love nothing more than an ice cool drink after a busy day of commuting, and that's why we've put together a list of the best bars near Birmingham New Street Station. From urban craft beer bars to restaurant bars that will fill a weary stomach, there are plenty of great bars located but a stone's throw away from the platform.
You’ve finally made it to Birmingham New Street and you need a party bar, stat. Luckily, the city supplies it for you in the form of Be At One, offering up a menu packed with delicious cocktails, tonnes of spirits and tonnes of DJs offering up your favourite party tracks.
Just down the street from Birmingham New Street Station is Walkabout, your relaxed Australian themed hangout. Whether your there to neck some pints with your mates, or party away through the night, Walkabout supplies pretty much every occasion. Especially when sport is on, as they boast one of the biggest in the city.
This bar near Birmingham New Street Station might be only a few steps away, yet it’s actually a Tiki paradise more fitting to a much sunnier country. They offer up a selection of deliciously tropical cocktails (and will even teach you in their own cocktail masterclasses), and is split between a party downstairs room and a Hawaiian themed hideaway upstairs.
Themed bars in Birmingham have a historical contender on their hands when it comes to historical wonderland Bacchus. A Medieval themed bar just five minutes was from New Street Station, Bacchus have history in mind thanks to their stone clad features, throne chairs and iron cast etchings. From real ale to international wines, they've got the adventurous drinks to match their decor.
The Botanist is known around Birmingham for their fresh, garden themed cocktail menu, making it one of the more refreshing stops after arriving in Birmingham New Street Station. But it’s not just cocktails (and cocktail masterclasses) on offer – they even have their very own beer guru for ale tasting masterclasses and their food menu is packed with a selection of delicious pub classics and deli boards.
One of the UK's most well known craft beer branches couldn't ignore a premium spot right next to Birmingham New Street Station. Found on John Bright Street just parallel to the station exit, Brewdog is a great spot for those after craft beer in Birmingham after a long day on the grind thanks to its relaxed urban setting and creatively source bevvies.
If you're after fun, whimsical drinks in a cool and quirky bar in Birmingham then head to The Victoria. Found right nest to the theatre, The Victoria is one of Bitters 'N' Twisted's busiest branches thanks to its city centre location and unique take on tradition. From birdcage lampshades to locally commissioned artwork, The Victoria is an adventure in the city.
A popular student pub in Birmingham, The Sun on the Hill can be found in the heart of the city and but a five minute walk away from the front of the station. From their chesterfield sofas and monochrome tiles to a private bar balcony upstairs, The Sun on the Hill is a cheap little haunt after a busy week at work.
Your iPod cut out on the train journey home and you couldn't get your fill of awesome indie tracks? Then why not make haste to one of the best indie venues in Birmingham for an evening full of the stuff. Boasting a bar upstairs and gig venue downstairs, The Sunflower Lounge is a hubbub of indie activity all week long.
If you've had those hunger pangs the whole train journey home then why not try the exotic flavours and decor that South American cantina Bodega have in store. Fatijas, enchiladas and international craft beers are what await you at this fresh and quirky restaurant bar in Birmingham after a hard day on the grind.