Tuck yourself in to one of The Rectory's cosy booths for the ultimate Christmas Eve knees up. With a fine selection of house cocktails, local ales and a stellar gin selection, they'll have you and the gang in the Christmas spirit in no time.
Christmas Eve Bars in Birmingham
Tired of the same old seasonal slog and looking for one last knees up before the family arrive and you're hushed around a three hour game of monopoly? These watering holes are promising a whole load of festive antics to help you forget your Christmas woes and enjoy a night out in the city. From slinky cocktail bars to laid-back haunts, this lot will have you showing Santa how you shake your groove thing on one of the last big nights of the year.
A top spot if you're on the hunt for some of Birmingham's best Christmas cocktails, The Botanist's seasonal selection goes far beyond your standard mulled wine to bring you winter punches, pumpkin spice-inspired sips and even their own go at Butter Beer.
Staying open till 10pm on Christmas Eve, Gusto may not be one for those of you after a late night. However, if it's good food, mouthwatering drinks and a memorable time that get you going, then you've come to the right place.
This cosy Edgebaston pub is a sucker for all things festive. Head down for a few Christmas Eve drinks as they get the fire going and lay on some excellent winter warmers, including their delicious twist on a Pornstar that swaps in Sailor Jerry spiced to bring a little extra heat.
Sick of mince pies and wrapping presents? From a party in the Gin Parlour to oozy cheese fondue, The Jekyll and Hyde has the perfect selection for large groups this winter. But wait, there's myrrh. If your standard drinks aren't enough, then go all out with a gin masterclass or festive buffet.
A cool, casual spot for getting some pals together before the big day, All Bar One will be on hand to bring you tasty cocktails and comfy surroundings to get a little festive cheer into your life. Staying open until late, you can even squeeze in a few snacks from their bar menu to boot.
Home to some of the best Christmas cocktails in Birmingham, there's no better way to celebrate the festive break than at Dirty Martini. The music will be pumping, the drinks will be flowing and you'll be able to sample their seasonal sips, such as the gingerbread-boasting, Christmas Fairytale, or the blood orange fizz of The Heartwarmer.
Slip in those final post-office pints and proseccos with a trip to Bacchus Bar. Offering one of the best atmosphere's in Birmingham on Christmas Eve, you can make sure you're heading into the festive holiday is properly high spirits, or with a massive hangover - your choice.
If you haven't already worked your way through the festive menu at this luscious cocktail haunt, then the night before Christmas is as good a time as any. Knock back cranberry-infused creations and sip on warming toddies at this classy Victorian hideaway.
Soak up all the tiki vibes as Island Bar brings you a taste of the tropics. Open till the wee hours, this lively spot invites you to switch the Christmas cardigans for a few cocktails. There's even a special buffet menu featuring sliders, pigs in blankets and more if you get peckish.
It's the most wonderful time for a beer. Not only is this Jewellery Quarter gem keeping its doors open for Christmas Eve, Boxing Day and New Year's Day, but they'll even be serving a whole host of festive dishes and themed tipples to wash it all down. Think turkey pie and chocolate ganache with a boozy concoction to match.
Boasting vintage-inspired furnishings and some very impressive mixology, Aluna is must-visit this Christmas Eve in Birmingham. With a menu of 80 cocktails for you to get your teeth into, you can kick it old school with some perfectly crafted classics, or get a little more adventurous with one of their fierier sips.