Romantic Bars in Birmingham

Treating your lady to the most fanciful of fine dining, swooning your man to the sounds of local live music or just looking for an adventure on that tummy butterfly churning first date? Then some of these bars could be your love boat all the way to smooch city, be them restaurant bars, cocktail bars or music venues. Check out our recommendations for some of the most romantic bars in Birmingham for first dates, fourth dates and anniversaries alike.

Last updated on 17th September 2018

Sitting in the heart of the luxurious Mailbox complex is an equally glamorous Birmingham restaurant Bar, the Harvey Nichols. Bring your better half here for an evening of sophisticated cocktails in an apothecary-inspired setting, with a cocktail menu mixed from high-end spirits, fresh fruits and potent spices. If you fancy some food, take the sweeping staircase to their contemporary restaurant serving seasonal British food.

The Jekyll and Hyde

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Vibrant colours, great cocktails and a frivolous devil-may-care attitude combines wonderfully at the Jekyll and Hyde in Birmingham. The team behind this quirky bar have put a lot of effort into both the flavours and stunning surroundings on offer at this venue. With an Alice in Wonderland courtyard and an idyllic gin parlour, grab a drink and jump head first down the rabbit hole with your special partner at this characterful romantic bar.

Arco Lounge

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Thanks to its Parisian style and indulgent tones, come nightfall, Arco Lounge becomes one of Harborne's most romantic bars. Whether you're nestling up on one of their vintage sofa's or tucking into their brasserie style grub with a cocktail nearby, it offers the city's many romantics a great place to take that special someone. 

Now here's a show stopper for all you love birds. Ready to take that date to the highest of high's in Birmingham? How about the very top of the iconic Cube building? The Marco Pierre White Champagne Bar is a chic, stylish and exclusive champagne bar curated by one of the world's most famous chefs. Wow your date with an evening view of Birmingham in all its splendour. 

Malmaison Bar

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Hotel bars in Birmingham are on the up in the romantic stakes, with Malbar in the luxurious Malmaison hotel being of no exception. If you're other half likes low lighting, charming oak furniture and getting decked out in their finest attire, then this is the ideal romantic bar for you. Dabble in some of the finest champagne cocktails in the city and woo them with your oh so funny banter. 

The Edgbaston

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Giving off that glorious Great Gatsby feel, The Edgbaston cocktail lounge is an atmospheric, underground lair tucked beneath the boutique Hotel Edgbaston. Suave, sharp and sophisticated in elegant Art Deco style, whisk your beau or belle back to the tremendous twenties in this jet black and glitzy gold watering hole. If that wasn't enough, guests can even feast on some of the finest spirit collections in the UK.

Gas Street Social

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Serving mouth-watering food and stunning cocktails, the Gas Street Social offers Birmingham's many romantic couples a heart culinary experience. Describing itself as a friendly 'urban neighbourhood kitchen', the menu here is bursting full of simple dishes, composed of only the freshest seasonal ingredients on offer in the Midlands. Grab your other half, head over and chow down at this cosy Birmingham eatery with bagfuls of attitude. 

The Lost & Found

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Going on a first date always feels like an adventure; the butterflies, the first kiss, the 'can I order that? Is that too expensive?' Let The Lost and Found in Birmingham be your adventurous accompaniment to those feelings. Based around Victorian explorer Hettie G. Watson, the bar cultivates cocktails that will impress both you and your boo.

The Loft

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Located just by the way of Gay Village in Hurst Street, The Loft Lounge is a sultry dining experience you wont forget in a hurry. Pass the bar and make your way to their indulgent dining area for a restaurant bar in Birmingham that's sure to leave your date smiling from ear to ear. Rich velvet textures, exposed brickwork, black chandeliers make for an intimate dinner setting and romantic ambience. 


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One-of-a-kind, stylish and smoothly specialised, Aluna is a comfortable and classy cocktail haven hidden in Brum's upmarket Mailbox mall. Following a romantic, mouth-watering meal for two, thanks to expert mixologists experimenting with a variety of fruity fun, herbs, spices and liquor loves, you and your lucky amour will be able to sample a sassy spread of entirely unique creations, as well as classic staples.

The Botanist

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Innovative, garden-inspired The Botanist brings a beautiful, bubbly green bounce to Birmingham's City Centre. With their eclectic menu, you'll be feasting on the freshest fare and delicious drinks whipped up in watering cans and plant pots. This idyllic and elegant town treasure will make for a magical setting for you sweethearts to enjoy a banquet of great bites and exquisite beverages. 


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Fresh, vibrant and classy, this Italian restaurant bar in Birmingham is a great alternative to the intimate settings of some of the city's other bars. Rich red leather seating areas, polished steel surfaces and marble floors make for a cosmopolitan date adventure worthy of two young working professionals looking for a venue to match. 

Bar Estilo

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Tapas dates are usually framed by a spread of exotic and vibrant food to share over chats and giggles. And thankfully, Bar Estilo in Birmingham's Mailbox complex offers just that. Complete with terracotta walls and traditional antiques, the venue is relaxed, cosy and inviting, offering each couple a spicy Spanish experience like no other.