No night out in Birmingham can be complete without the long tables of the Birmingham Bierkeller. All the fun of Oktoberfest is contained within one building, with traditional clothing, a live Oompah band for the liveliest music and delicious steins of beer.
Themed Bars in Birmingham
Sucker for fancy dress and love yourself a theme? Well these bars aren't necessarily fancy dress orientated, but they sure know how to work a theme to the best of their ability. From Medieval lairs and fanciful bars brimming with charming whimsy to secret drinking parlours, prepare to step into a whole new world thanks to these committed establishments. Check out our recommendations for the best themed bars in Birmingham.
Where to tonight me lady? Hows about a Medieval lair of historic proportions? Brimming with iron regalia and their very own suit of armour, this secret bar in Birmingham city centre have gone all out to deck their stone clad venue with velvet finery and history inducing props. Head to Bacchus bar for a great trip through time.
Head to Grand Central where this unique tapas restaurant if bringing you a taste of contemporary Spain with a menu of authentic eats and great drinks. Chow down on chorizo, paella, gambas al ajillo and classic tortilla, washed down with sangria, of course.
Retro-themed, rambunctious and brimming over with banger-busting beats from the bygone era of the 60s, 70s and 80s, hip haunt The Night Owl nurtures that nostalgia for old-school. Eager to echo everything from Motown melodies and Northern Soul sounds to disco jingles and funk, as well as chilled choons of reggae & ska and more, you'll be high up there in vintage heaven. What's more, with a strictly vinyl only policy, those decks will be bringing back to life authentic, old-school tracks, and complemented by a suitably-designed, sprung wooden floor, you'll be in boogie bliss.
Now here's a snake charmer of a bar that's hard to ignore. Chiffon curtains, velvet clad VIP booths and oodles of golden Buddha's, this China Town bar is a mix of all things Asian and Moroccan. One of Birmingham's most exclusive clubs, Bambu is an indulgent bar to visit every Saturday night in the city.
Tucked away underneath restaurant bar Bodega, Sugarloaf is a bar in Birmingham packed with South American punch. Decked out in quirky 'Day of the Dead' artefacts from sugar skulls to Mexican wrestlers, this is one theme you can't escape. Sugarloaf comes to life on a Friday with 'Lucha Libre', a free DJ night where soul and hip-hop are on the music menu whilst exotic cocktail creations are flowing from the bar.