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.
Last updated on 24th February 2017
Being the only tiki bar in Birmingham city, Island Bar have created an exotic retreat brimming with fanciful tailor made cocktails and more palm tree paraphernalia than you could shake a coconut at. This two tiered bar in the city centre is a fun adventure in all things overseas and will warm your cockles with their tiki themed affairs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With their rustic street food, alcohol license and late night hours, Chilacas is not your average fast food joint in Birmingham. Serving up classic Mexican street food and everything from international beers to teapot cocktails, Chilacas is a cool and quirky bar in Brindley place. Looking to try come of these tasty treats on a budget? Head in between 5 and 7pm everyday and bag yourself a third off!