Birmingham Bar Bucket List

We don't want you to miss a thing while you're in Birmingham, heck, we don't want you to miss a thing ever, and that's why we've compiled a bucket list of the best bars in Birmingham to visit before you one day pop your lovely clogs. From tiki retreats to some of the best beer gardens in Birmingham; check out our recommendations for the best bucket list bars in Birmingham and make haste for some of the best drinking holes in the city before, well......y'know! 

Last updated on 20th February 2018

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The Distillery

125 user reviews

From its booming beer garden and incredible private hire spaces, down to its artisan gin selection and and craft beers, there's a charm to The Distillery that's hard to ignore. Head on down for a casual drinking experience that'll show you the best of Brum. 

Happily Affordable
Birmingham City Centre

Island Bar

9 user reviews

From theatrics and fire down to floral shirts and sweet cocktails, if there's one renowned bar in Birmingham, it's one of the only tiki bars in the city. Don't miss out on your stint to warmer climes with this fun and frivolous bar where the mood is on high. 

Happily Affordable ££
Birmingham City Centre

Buffalo & Rye

1 user reviews
Buffalo & Rye
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Not all bars need expensive drinks and elegant dining to get by, at least this bar doesn't. One of the most popular in the city, head on down to Buffalo & Rye for a bourbon and burger experience in Birmingham that's simply unmissable. 

Happily Affordable
Birmingham City Centre

Dirty Martini Birmingham

0 user reviews

Opening its 11th site in Birmingham, Dirty Martini is one of the most popular bars in London and it looks to replicate its success here. With an incredibly happy hour, stylish design and lots of martini flavours, that shouldn't be too hard.

Drinkonomical
Birmingham City Centre

The Jekyll and Hyde

160 user reviews

You wouldn't to say goodbye to the beautiful earth we live on without some of the most beautiful cocktails in Birmingham to boot? Boasting some of Birmingham's master mixologists, The Jekyll and Hyde is a cool and quirky bar in the heart of the city that take pride in the concoctions they create. From toothpaste and candy floss based treats to cocktails in mini porcelain baths, a tipple from The Jekyll and Hyde is on awesome way to see the world out. 

Happily Affordable ££
Birmingham City Centre

The Alchemist

3 user reviews

Sultry, creative and cool, when it comes to drinks at The Alchemist, they're all about the science. Brought to the city by a well known bar brand, don't leave the city without checking out their cocktail menus and oh-so-swish interiors.

Happily Affordable
Birmingham City Centre

The Prince of Wales

4 user reviews

If you're an adventurer at heart and need a bucket list bar that will meet your exploratory needs then make haste to one of Birmingham's best independent suburbs. Don't be put off by the cool, traditional pub out front, it' the garden we're taking you too. Head right out back for not only one of Birmingham's best tiki bars but a wine bar and cigar shop to boot. You said you wanted cool and quirky didn't you?

Happily Affordable ££
Moseley and Kings Heath

Perched right by the river, not only has The Canal House seen a footfall of punters loving the location and the quirky, rustic interiors, this unmissable spot is backed up by a giant space, interesting cocktails and the very best in gastro grub. 

Happily Affordable
Birmingham City Centre

Cogs

1 user reviews

You wont find all that many steampunk themed bars in the UK, but you will just find one in Birmingham. From its themed drinks and industrial interiors down to its electro swing at Victorian charm, there's no themed bar in the city quite like it. 

Happily Affordable
Birmingham City Centre

The Lost & Found

11 user reviews

It might be one of the last bars you ever visit and it could be one of the most adventurous. Themed around the explorations of intrepid Victorian explorer Hettie G. Watson, The Lost and Found is a vibrant and kitsch cocktail bar that boast some of the most enticing flavours in the city. Keep your eyes peeled for their secret bar too where Victorian wonders and Botanical adventures are waiting. 

Happily Affordable ££
Birmingham City Centre

Gas Street Social

3 user reviews

Whether it's the quirky cocktails, the ever changing menu or the industrial vibes that get you about Gas Street Social, there's one thing for sure, and that's that you shouldn't miss the chance to go. Hunker down with mates or loved ones and try their mixology in abundance.

Happily Affordable ££
The Mailbox and Brindleyplace

The Edgbaston

2 user reviews

There are cocktail bars in Birmingham, and then there's The Edgbaston. A must for any and all special occasions, add this bar to your bucket list and revel in all things gold and glitzy alongside their luxurious drinks menu. 

Splash the Cash £££
Edgbaston

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