Gay Bars in Birmingham
Home to some of the most diverse names and faces in the UK, it's no wonder that Birmingham has such a thriving gay scene to match. From bars to wine and dine your other half in, to party bars full of club classics, singles nights and smashing drinks deals, there's something for everyone in Brum's gay scene. With some of Birmingham's best gay bars to be found in and around Gay Village, we've compiled a quirky list of must visits on the strip.
Last updated on 12th July 2016
Known as one of Gay Village's loudest and proudest bars, Sidewalk has the attitude and atmosphere to match its subtle yet cool decor. From chesterfield sofa's and dapper light features to a slick bar set-up, Sidewalk is home to Birmingham's most vibrant characters. Try 'Pounded' on a Monday night in Birmingham for great drinks promotions and deals.
A mecca for karaoke pro's and gigs alike, Eden Bar is a heralded gay venue in Brum. Overlooking the entirety of Gay Village, Eden Bar has been voted as the 'Best Gay Venue For Midlands Men' thanks to a poll by the locals. From retro DJ nights to the latest in commercial hits, Eden makes for a buzzing Friday night in Birmingham.
One of Gay Village's more relaxed venues, Equator is a fresh and stylish bar that is known for its charming bar staff and inviting atmosphere. Great for after work drinks and a Saturday night out in Birmingham alike, Equator Bar is a fun little mix in amongst the throngs of party bars in Gay Village.
From slick date nights in the bar's romantic dining area and lunch in the upstairs bar to drinks and DJ vibes on a Friday night, The Loft Lounge boasts charming and stylish interiors to match its stylish clientele. You can even dabble in Afternoon Champagne Tea if scones and sandwiches take your fancy.
From a 'retro room' to a booming main dancefloor surrounded by dapper brick walls and awe inspiring beam work, Chic is one of the most unique club venues in town. Velvet clad seating area's and filigree adorned mirrors make this weekend venue your stylish alternative to an evening of happy hours in Birmingham.
If you've time on your hands and those party pangs then Bar Jester is your prime destination. Open until a raucous 4am most nights, Queens and Kings host fun evenings and DJ sets that will set your cheesy pop heart on fire. Though just by the way bars in Gay Village, Bar Jester loses nothing for not being on the strip.
Host to some of the biggest club nights in Birmingham, there's nothing you wont see at Nightingale Club. From fire breathers to burlesque, Nightingale Club promise high end entertainment and DJ vibes that will have you on your feet until 4 in the morning. Don't miss 'Saturgay' for one of the busiest hay nights in town, and yes, it's on a Saturday!
One of the rowdiest bars in Gay Village, Queer Street is a mecca for Birmingham's young and fun gay scene. Commercial hits, party classics and even some cool house have the Queer Street buzzing come Saturday night in Birmingham. With it' pristine white decor and abundance of mirror balls only adding to the party spirit, this is one slick weekend venue that you don't want to miss.