Quiet Bars in Birmingham

Sometimes, a party bar in Birmingham's Broad Street simply will not cut it. You've had a busy day and the last thing you need is to have to shout at a friend only inches away just so they can hear you and sometimes you just want to sink down into a comfy sofa, tipple in hand. Fortunately we've pulled together some of Birmingham's cosiest and quiet bars, so you're sure to find a top notch retreat in the heart of the UK's second city. Check out our recommendations for the best quiet bars in Birmingham and relax in some of the city's most charming drinking holes. 

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Canalside Cafe

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Catch Canalside Cafe on a quiet weekday in Birmingham and you've got yourself a little slice of serene heaven. Perfectly poised over the canal, grab a local ale and head outside to a patio table to watch Birmingham go by. Great for people watching, Canalside Cafe is a wholesome bar in the city that is all about relaxed drinks and good company. 


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A cafe bar-cum-gallery, ORT is an arty alternative to the hustle and bustle of city life. Brimming with independent souls and creative characters, ORT is all about taking the pace of life in your stride, craft beer and all. A basement haven boasting live music, home-cooked food and local ales, ORT is sure-fire energy topper upper. 

Arco Lounge

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Romantic, intimate and downright cosy, Arco Lounge in Harborne is a home away from home. Brimming with vintage lampshades, framed art, cosy sofas and bookshelves; Arco Lounge feels like the living room you have always wanted. Relax with one of their sherbet lemon cocktails and enjoy the calming, Parisian feel of this suburban Birmingham bar. 


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Head a little off the beaten track in Birmingham and you may just come across Fletchers in Kings Heath. A charming little restaurant bar in Birmingham that promises relaxed Mediterranean tones. A humble bar offering everything from poetry readings to live Jazz nights, Fletcher's is for those looking to slow down and enjoy life a little. 

Ju Ju's Cafe

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Ju Ju's Cafe is one of the only canalside bars in Birmingham boasting 360 degree views. Sit back and relax at this cafe bar, where you can enjoy scenic views from every table. An intimate restaurant bar where as much thought has gone into the menu as the decor, Ju Ju's Cafe have got you covered for relaxed eating and drinking in Birmingham.