Rooftop Bars in Birmingham
Those of you that laugh in the face of vertigo will be best pleased to find out that Birmingham has its very own collection of rooftop bars to peruse the sights with. Overlooking some of the city's must-see local sights and skylines, these spots will have you sipping and swooning in the breeze in no time. Check out our recommendations for the very best in cloud tickling rooftop bars in Birmingham and take in the skyline of one of the UK's most vibrant cities.
Last updated on 10th May 2017
Not necessarily a rooftop bar in Birmingham, the Button Factory does feature one hell of sun-trap second floor terrace that makes an ideal drinking spot in the summer months. You can while away the hours there drinking cocktails and eating everything from brunch right through till dinner, where you can eat some delicious food cooked on the Robata grill.
One of the Jewellery Quarter's newest residents, The Church Inn is a charming Birmingham pub aiming to make a splash in the city's nightlife scene. Boasting speakeasy vibes and romantic charm, Soul Food Project founder Carl Finn has cultivated a creative mecca in the JQ, with movie screenings and a rooftop garden/terrace to boot.
Weave your way through a darling set of spiral stairs and up to The Bureau's Langley's Gin Terrace, where sunshine tipples and top views await. Since opening in 2014, this Birmingham venue has been inviting guests up to the roof for a slap up selection of cocktails and Vitamin D schmoozing alike. Boasting its own bar, booth seating and historic setting, this rooftop in Birmingham is a dime in the heart of a bustling city.
An award winning pub in the heart of the city that's known for its 16-pump bar and cracking selection of local ales, The Wellington harbours another secret you may not have heard of. Head out back and you'll find a secret rooftop bar in Birmingham. With a distinctly laid-back ambience, you'll feel as if you're sat atop a roof on the back streets of Brooklyn, overlooking the city's many houses and bustling after work drinkers.
Blink and you may miss the Drop Forge's little rooftop terrace. At the top of a set of iron cast swivel stairs, you'll find a little cavern complete with outdoor tables and rustic flecks, hidden amongst the rooftops between The Drop Forge and its surrounding buildings. It may not be the biggest bar, but it's more than cosy enough for sunshine clad tipples.
Flying high at the top of Birmingham's iconic Cube building is a champagne rooftop bar frequented by the world's biggest stars. The Marco Pierre White Champagne Bar boasts exclusive views of the awe-inspiring city below and allows guests to unwind as they sip away on a special selection of bubbles. There a few more stylish nights out in Birmingham.
Sat quaintly atop the Resort Worlds Complex, the High Line Bar & Complex offers Birmingham's residents a chance to experience the flavour of New York in the 1920s. Styled as a chic New York watering hole, the tongue-tingling flavours of their cocktails are only enhanced by the stunning views on offer at this beautifully decorated rooftop bar in Birmingham.
This one may be a fair journey out of the city centre, but we promise it’s worth every inch travelled. Located on the top floor of the city’s Resorts World complex, The Sky Bar boasts a vantage point that looks out across the Pendigo Lake from its beautiful terrace. It’s not just about the spectacular views either, with masterfully crafted cocktails and divine pan-Asian dishes also up for grabs at this exclusive Birmingham rooftop bar.
Expanding one of the biggest clubs in Digbeth, The Rainbow Venues have gone all out to ensure that summer revellers can take in the sun and breezy air of their Mezzanine-cum-rooftop terrace. With a balcony running along the length of the venue. a second bar and wooden deck, The Mezzanine is a great new spot to take in the Rainbow's clubbing vibes.