When it comes to Birmingham, Broad Street is usually the go-to destination for a night of drinking. However, St Paul’s Square, just a fifteen minute walk away, is a more than worthy contender. Located in the centre of the Jewellery Quarter, the Georgian square plays host to a mix of upmarket bars and…
40 St Paul's
40 St Paul's is not just one of the coolest spots in Birmingham, but probably one of the best gin spots in the world, having won multiple awards since it first opened.
Find what looks like someone’s home and there’s a black door with the number 40 on it, and you’ve found the gin bar you’ve been looking for. Inside, expect black booths, dark wooden tables, a long bar filled with tonnes of gin, and only 24 seats.
They serve a carefully curated range of showstopping gin concoctions, with a bar holding 140 different kinds of gins. While gin is their main focus - each paired with a garnish and tonic that works with that specific drink - there's some incredibly well crafted cocktails alongside a small selection of wine and beer.
Winner: Imbibe Menu of the Year Gin Menu of the Year 17/18 // Icons of Gin World Gin Awards UK Gin Bar of the Year 18/19 // Icons of Gin World Gin Awards World Gin Bar of the Year 19/20 // Independent Birmingham Best Cocktail Bar 19/20
Shortlisted: Imbibe Menu of the Year Gin Menu of the Year 16/17 // Imbibe Menu of the Year Gin Menu of the Year 19/20
- Lounge Bar , Cocktail Bar , Speakeasy
- After work drinks , Chatting and Drinking , Chilling with mates
- Jewellery Quarter
- Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
- No door charge
- Background Music
- No queues normally
40 St Paul's, 40, Cox Street, B3 1RD