Post-Shopping Bars in Birmingham
Shopping is thirsty work, AMIRITE LADIES (and gents, of course, if the occasion so takes you)! Whether you're sauntering around the Jewellery Quarter for its glittering wares, headed in to town centre for some bargain goods or taking to the Bullring for some of the best shops in the city, you're going to need some hearty refreshment once your bank card has had a bashing; be it an upmarket champagne bar of laid back boozer. Check out our recommendations for some of the best post-shopping destinations to grab a tipple in Birmingham.
Done with the bustle of Birmingham shopping and looking to indulge in a sweet treat before heading home with your wares? Make your ways a little length away from the shops (not too far with those bags, mind) and try this exotic number on for size. One of the most infamous tiki bars in Birmingham and boasting more cocktails than you could shake a martini glass at, this Southern Pacific inspired wonderland will wonder your senses.
Who said that shopping in Birmingham meant a tustle around the Bullring on a busy Saturday? If you're looking for some of the most luxurious jewellery in the city, you'll be making your way to its own district, the Jewellery Quarter. But what about once you're done being bogged down by diamonds? Head on over to The Rose Villa Tavern where kitsch interior, vintage furniture and American style pub grub await.
You won't have to go far to find this luxurious champagne bar and eatery, not when it's in the very Bullring shopping centre itself. Found on the fourth floor of Selfridges, The Balcony is presented by one of the most luxurious dining brands in the country, Searcys. Brimming with neutral tones, a golden hush and a bubbly by the bucket load, this is a fanciful spot to put your shopping bags by the wayside and indulge in some delicious bevvies.
Another of the popular restaurants found right outside the Bullring shopping centre, Browns not only has a premium plot overlooking the square, it has some pretty premium grub too. From fanciful cocktails to bistro style grub that makes use of popular British ingredients, Browns isn't your regular post-shopping pit stop, with it's English style interiors and classic charm, it's for the more refined character in us all.
Just shy of the shops in Birmingham city centre, we've just the place to give your bank car another premium battering after that saunter round the shops. Renowned for their Venetian style tapas, slick interiors and Italian prowess, we're not telling you to dine at Fumo; but we're urging you to try their cocktails. Boasting one of the biggest cocktail lists in the city, Fumo serve sweet treats, creative concoctions and bold flavours the like.
Thai food and cocktails after a dapper day spent around the shops? We've just the destination. All of a three minute walk from the Bullring shopping centre itself, Chaophraya are known for their premium Thai grub, stylish interiors and cracking cocktails. Whether you're poised on their second floor for a contemporary Thai meal or downstairs on their cocktail patio on a warm day, post-shopping has never sounded so tasty.