Cool and Quirky Bars in Birmingham

Whether it's bold interiors or quirky cocktails you're in the mood for, we've got the lowdown on Birmingham's most bizarre drinking spots. From cool pubs fronting some epic history, to the area's most unusual watering holes, there's hidden gems aplenty in this city we call home, so whether you're hoping to mix-up date night or plan a particularly fun post-office outing, we've rounded the finest cool and quirky bars Birmingham has to offer.

Last updated on 15th March 2021

Birmingham Bierkeller

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Whether you're heading down to one of their theme day parties, or just looking for a little Bavarian beer hall action, the Bierkeller boasts a top-notch array of events to get stuck into. Head over for steins of traditional German pilsner and if you're lucky you might even catch the house Oompah band doing their thing.

The Jam House Birmingham

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One of the best jazz bars in Birmingham, this St Paul's Square spot is literally dripping in cool. Founded by none other than Jools Holland, The Jam House keeps music at the forefront of everything it does, offering a unique space for full band and unplugged acts.

A bar and brewery down in Digbeth, this relaxed and friendly bar offers some of the best craft beer in Birmingham. Get stuck into their house sips in the taproom's industrial surrounds, then soak up the damage with some of their delicious pizzas.

Looking 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, alongside some of the best cheese toasties in Birmingham.


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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 pinball machines and classic consoles to get competitive over with your pals.