Cool and Quirky Bars in Birmingham

Nurturing quite the creative spirit, Birmingham isn't only known for its stellar clubbing scene. You'll find a collection of super secret hideaways, tiki dens and pubs brimming with quirky character in this Midlands city. Find the cool places to drink and discover some of the best hidden or underrated gems this city has to offer. So without further ado, here's our collection of the cool and quirky bars in Birmingham. 

Last updated on 26th November 2019

The Jekyll and Hyde

267 user reviews 4

Happy Hour and 2 other offers

What with The Jekyll and Hyde's beer garden covered in Alice in Wonderland interpretations, it's no surprise that this pub feels like falling down the rabbit's hole. From their bespoke and tailored cocktail lists to the Victorian gin parlour upstairs, this pub is fun and frivolous.

@ Once Upon a Time in Birmingham on Various dates from Wednesday 11th December 2019

This unique festive pop-up in Birmingham features an impressive 88,000 fairy lights. Experience the dazzling display this winter as you revel in delicious food, gorgeous interiors and illuminating cocktails to round off the adventure. 

Buffalo & Rye

1 user review 5

Happy Hour and 1 other offer

Taking on the style of an American diner, Buffalo & Rye serves up beefy bourbons and hearty food in their cool restaurant-bar. Decked out with raw woodwork and exposed brick walls, this place is a must for some hella punchy, Southern inspired cocktails and a laid-back atmosphere. 

50% Off Steak & Pasta - Tuesday and 4 other offers

If history is your thing and your throat thrives on mixology then a visit to The Lost and Found goes without saying. Adorned in vintage botanical treats and Victorian themed ventures, it's a unique cocktail bar based around the adventurous exploits of explorer Hettie. G Watson. 

Known to be some of the best bartenders in the bizniz, Be At One don't mess about when it comes to cocktails. Championing good times, this cool bar will complete your night with great music, fun atmospheres and a serious happy hour. Piccadilly Arcade never looked so good - nor has their sister site in Brindley Place.

Flight Club Birmingham

387 user reviews 5

Book a lunch table for a group of 6 or more & we’ll treat you to a bottle of prosecco!*

Head over to Temple Street where this unique bar and activity centre brings together darts and drinking in a way you won't have seen before. Book yourself an oche, grab some cocktails and prepare to engage in some highly competitive and totally interactive darts.

The Rose Villa Tavern

7 user reviews 4

Wing It Monday and 3 other offers

Based in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter, this venue certainly isn't short of character. From classic cocktails lists and global beers to comedy nights and festivals, The RVT is not only a hubbub of activity but a thriving mix of young and creative locals. 

Spend your evening sipping from a Pot O'Gold and other bizarrely fantastic concoctions at this Brindleyplace cocktail spot. Designed to bedazzle you with their theatrical drinks, choose between a marvellous selection of smoky, bubbly and colour-changing libations and sit back and enjoy the spectacle.