Cool And Quirky Bars In Birmingham

From cosy pubs fronting epic history to the city's most unusual watering holes and Instgrammable haunts, there are hidden gems aplenty in this place we call home. So, if you're hoping to mix up your next date night or plan a particularly fun post-office outing, we're giving you the lowdown on all the cool and quirky bars Birmingham has to offer.

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Last updated on 18th June 2024

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MoonCat Birmingham

Undoubtedly cool and most definitely quirky, MoonCat is a neon-lit bar in the heart of Brindley Place that sees duelling piano battles take place on a regular basis as well as live music quizzes. Food-wise, it offers droolworthy Japanese street grub in the form of gyozas, ebi katsu and bento boxes. Wash all of this down with signature sips such as the yuzu sake-based Celestia or the blueberry-flavoured Eclipse.


Pinball and pints? You don't need to ask us twice. Tilt is a quaint little cafe by day and lively bar by night, serving hot coffees until 5pm and post-work beverages aplenty. They've also got a big selection of machines and classic consoles to get competitive over with your pals.


Hunting for low-key style and high-brow brews? Head down to the arches of Moor Street Station and you'll find this chic little craft beer bar offering a mammoth line-up of exceptional sips, as well as some of the best cheese toasties around.

Mama Roux’s

Quirky bar Mama Roux's is on hand for all your late night partying and disco dancing needs, thanks to a lineup of world class DJs and top performers. Better yet, the glitter ball and gorgeous botanical ceiling in the yard are pretty easy on the eye too.