Riverside Bars in Birmingham

Now we don't know if anyone's told you yet, but Birmingham just so happens to have more canals than Venice. And while you may not find any gondola rowers hooting and hollering their way down the river, you will catch a great collection of bars and pubs in Birmingham that make for relaxed drinks in the city. Check out our recommendations for the best riverside bars in Birmingham and get your fill of some scenic canal side views of this bustling and vibrant city.

Canalside Cafe

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Would you look at that name. It couldn't be anywhere other than based by a canal in Birmingham could it? Canalside Cafe is a quirky pub in Birmingham with a premium riverside location. Hop off your bike or rest your weary feet after a wander through the city in a bar brimming with knick knack and kitsch quirks that adorn the walls. 


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A slick and swanky restaurant bar poised over both the canalside and iconic Brindleyplace, Bank are known for their modern, crisp interiors and city centre guests alike. Boasting a selection of some of the finest classic cocktails and brands of wine, Bank is a premium place to stop by for an indulgent tipple by the riverside in Birmingham and take in the charming views. 

The Flapper

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Teetering on the river's edge and neighbours to a whole host of charming canal boats, this music venue in Birmingham really has hit the canal sweet spot. Whether you're relaxing with a cold bevvie in their beer garden on the side of the river, or making your way downstairs to their basement bar for a gig, The Flapper in Birmingham city centre is a grand canal side bar in the city.