An iconic pub in the heart of Digbeth, The Old Crown has been the host of more than a few first dates in its time. The Birmingham boozer boasts a massive beer garden, perfect for those warmer evenings, as well as cosy interiors to snuggle up in come winter.
Best Bars For A First Date in Birmingham
Sweaty palms, butterflies and oodles of deodorant? Sounds like all the symptoms of an upcoming first date. Whether you're hoping to wow them with impressive cocktails and unique activities, or you're heading to the pub to let your personality do the talking, we've got you covered for great first date bars in Birmingham.
If your date likes fun, frivolity and handmade cocktails, then you'd be crazy to avoid this botanical themed bar based. And if you're lucky enough, you may impress that date of yours with your secret bar knowledge, if you can find it, that is.
A cool hidden bar in Birmingham, 180 Club is a perfect first date spot if you're looking for conversation and activity. The venue sits below The Rectory on St Paul's Square and fronts a load of dartboards and a range of exciting cocktails.
A quirky Birmingham bar sat right by the canal, 52 Gas Street should be your go-to for romantic sips and cool drinks. Add an interactive element to your night with a round of cocktail-making or live music at their weekly sessions.
One of the best places for a first date in Birmingham, Luna Springs sports activities, events and cool drinks galore. Head down to Digbeth for a night of chatting and drinking under neon lights complete with an incredible lineup of live DJs and movie nights.
We don't know about you, but cocktails are definitely the way to our hearts. If neon pink G&Ts, classic brambles and summer punches sound like your idea of a good time then book a table at Be At One and soak up a few cracking drinks.
First date jitters are something that's hard to shake, so get yourself some New York-brand confidence at the Button Factory. The sleek interiors will make you feel right at home, while they serve you up a selection of delicious food and fun cocktails, both inside and on their beautiful balcony.
Like to show that special someone the highest of highs on your first date? If you're out to impress, you'd be hard pushed to ignore this swish rooftop bar. Found in the Cube Building, MPW Champagne Bar has panoramic views of Birmingham city centre and lavish amounts of fizz to spoil your new beau.
A playground for big kids looking to keep each other entertained, Roxy Ball Room is a must if you're looking for a first date place in Digbeth. The venue fronts a huge range of activities, from bowling and ping pong to arcade games and pool, alongside with a large alfresco area.
If you're after fun and food for your first date then this South American themed bar in Birmingham city centre could become a regular haunt. From tailor-made Mexican cocktails to cool and quirky surroundings, this relaxed spot will give you plenty to talk about and plenty to eat too.
Your potential match a big craft beer fan? Kilder is the chic bar bearing a huge range of quality sips from local brews to international options. Nestled beneath the arches of Moor Street, it's perfectly located for those living a little further outside of the city too.
Venture to the outskirts or Birmingham city centre and you'll find a charming little first date bar in Birmingham that oozes Parisian charm. If you want a comfortable introduction in the confines of great cocktails and bistro style grub then Arco Lounge should be at the top of your list.
One of our favourite spaces in the city for a first date, The Mockingbird Cinema and kitchen is the ultimate drinks and a movie experience. Located in the heart of the Custard Factory, it can let you show off your indie film knowledge before settling in for burgers and beers by the canal.
One of the best bars in Stirchley, Cork & Cage is a great place for first dates outside Birmingham city centre. On top of their selection of beers, ciders, natural wines and small batch spirits you'll find rotating kitchen residencies serving up delicious eats throughout the year.