Speakeasy Bars in Birmingham
Speakeasy bars aren't such the new kid on the block that their flourishing on England's city streets today would have you believe. Beginning in the Prohibition era in early 20th century America, they were hedonistic and ever-so illegal party joints set-up by the city's most undesirable folk to get around the ban on booze at the time. Except for the illegal bit, not much has changed, with the speakeasys on our streets today specialising in creative cocktails, low-lit intimate interiors and a sense of unrivalled exclusive charm that you won't find in any of the mainstream bars on the highstreet. Check out our list and find your new favourite vintage-styled gem in Birmingham.
Last updated on 23rd June 2016
Named after the elevated public park that twists through the heart of Manhattan, the High Line is one ultra-stylish lounge bar with a speakeasy twist. Join them for their regular speakeasy parties or prohibition-styled Afternoon Tea sessions; or just sneak in after work to enjoy a few NYC-inspired cocktails, proseccos or American whiskeys in their low-leather seats.
Renovated and newly created by master mixologist and cocktail connoisseur Carl Finn, of Soul Food Project fame, The Church Inn is a testament to romance and indulgence - pretty special for a pub in Birmingham. For an evening brimming with theatricality and revolution try this playground of prohibition adventures and delights, candlelit vibes and creative cocktails.
Fancy a taste of French cuisine and a dabble in the 1920s at one of the most romantic restaurant bars in Birmingham? Boasting prohibition themed cocktails, indulgent French dishes and themed nights by the plenty, this speakeasy restaurant in Birmingham promises a classic enviroment to dabble in the class of New Orleans-esque style.
A luscious cocktail retreat in the heart of the Colmore District, this hidden gem has an air of the 1920s that any dapper son of a gun would surely enjoy. From their Italian marble walls and their plush mahogany booths down to their discerning selection of cocktalils, The Bureau has a proud air of prohibition style boozing with the whisky selection to boot.