Penny Blacks

Penny Blacks photo Penny Blacks photo Penny Blacks photo Penny Blacks photo Penny Blacks photo Penny Blacks photo Penny Blacks photo Penny Blacks photo


Tucking itself into the handsome Mailbox entertainment complex is the newly refurbished Pennyblacks, a wine and real ale house in Birmingham with British sass. 

Stretch yourself down Pennyblack's lengthy bar to find not only an ample selection of ales, but an ample selection of places to sit in this attractive and smart bar brimming with rustic flecks, exposed brickwork and vintage furniture. With its bubbly atmosphere and gastro pub charm, people of all ages find Pennyblacks a treat. Whether it's for footie on a Sunday in Birmingham, or cod and chips on a Wednesday.

So what's the biggest pull you're wondering? With an outdoor canal-side seating area poised over the Gas Street Canal, bagging yourself a seat out here in the summer is one of the biggest draws to this bar. Shades on, drinks served. Well, that and 'Fizz Day Fridays' of course. Bottles of Prosecco go down to just £12.95 between 3 and 7pm on Fridays. So maybe it's 'shades on, Prosecco served', instead?


No queues normally
Happily Affordable ££
The Mailbox and Brindleyplace


Day Open Close Notes
10:00 22:00
10:00 22:00
10:00 22:00
10:00 22:00
10:00 22:30
10:00 22:30
10:00 20:30


Penny Blacks
The Mailbox, Birmingham, B1 1XL


View on Citymapper
View on Google Maps


Drink Prices Price
Pint of Real Ale £2.75
Bottle of Lager (330ml) £2.75
Bottle of House Wine £12.50

This venue serves Pub Food food.

A word from the chef:
Boasting a traditional British bar food menu, Penny Blacks serve everything from Beer battered cod and chips at £11.95 and a selection of classic beef burgers to chorizo kebabs and lunch dishes.

(1 reviews) Show all Show fewer

{{}} {{reviewWidget.userName}} visited {{reviewWidget.venue}} on {{reviewWidget.visited}}

Some people normally miss this place because it's tucked right away in the mailbox but I really recommend it, the design is pretty nice and so are the drinks. You can see the canal if you get the right table too
19 Jun 2013 by pammie01

Show all Show fewer

If you like Penny Blacks, you should also book...

In the industry?

Discover the different ways you can work with us, whether you own a bar, restaurant, pub, club, private hire space, pop-up and/or run events.

Bookings Software

Revolutionary booking and enquiry management software for bars, restaurants, pubs and clubs. Table management, pre-orders, payments and more.

Sell Tickets Online

An online ticketing box office, catering for all kinds of events, pop ups to big music festivals, and free marketing and exposure to help sell more tickets.

Promote Your Venue

Need to get your venue out to millions? Use our targeted marketing packages to instantly push your venue to a young professional audience.