Best Bars in Birmingham

In a city so packed with wonderful watering holes, it can be difficult knowing where to start. Luckily for you, we're doing the hard work in that regard, rounding up the best bars in Birmingham for you to add to your bucket list. Looking for a quirky activity spot? A plush rooftop? Just a few simple pints? There's something for every occasion in our dedicated roundup.

Last updated on 16th February 2022




One of the best bars in Birmingham city centre, The Old Joint Stock brings together craft beers, fine wines and tasty food for all occasions. Most impressive of all about this Temple Row favourite is the upstairs theatre, which hosts all manner of exciting new talent and touring productions.

An award-winning craft beer bar in the Jewellery Quarter, 1000 Trades is definitely up there with the best places to drink in Birmingham. Get the gang together for a session of sipping on away on unique brews, soaked up with bar snacks, summer brunches and Sunday roasts.