Top 10 Bars to take your Parents to in Birmingham

Parents coming to visit? It’s time to pull out all the stops and treat Mum and Dad to a few drinks at some of the best bars in Birmingham. From cocktail bars with bags of charisma to Venetian Prosecco lounges with lakeside views, we’ve rustled up this list of 10 great bars to take your parents in Birmingham for some quality time with the family.

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The Jekyll and Hyde

160 user reviews

Looking to impress Mum and Dad by whisking them away to somewhere a little bit different? The Jekyll & Hyde is possibly the most quirky bar in Birmingham, with tasty cocktails served in retro sweetie jars and a G&T menu showcasing over 90 gins from across the globe. Bring the folks along for a catch up in the Wonderland Courtyard or make an afternoon of it by checking out the bar’s signature Mad Hatter Tea Party.

Happily Affordable ££
Birmingham City Centre

Island Bar

9 user reviews

Island Bar has to be in with a shout if you’re after somewhere fun to take your parents in Birmingham. Boasting one of the most colourful and vibrant collections of spirits in the whole of the West Midlands, it’s a great spot to catch a drink with the folks before heading downstairs to take in some live music. Still not swayed? DMN readers voted Island Bar as the number one bar for Happy Hour in Brum, so you can treat Mum & Dad without emptying your pockets.

Happily Affordable ££
Birmingham City Centre

The Botanist

3 user reviews

Looking for a bar to impress your parents in Birmingham city centre? The Botanist could be a great fit - a unique concept renowned in Brum for its tasty food, daily live music and botanical cocktails just like this one. There’s cocktail masterclasses and ale tastings in case you were looking for an activity to try, and hearty roasts served with all the trimmings come Sunday.

Happily Affordable ££
Birmingham City Centre

The Prince of Wales

4 user reviews

Those looking for a trusty pub the next time Mum and Dad are in town need look no further. A cherished, traditional boozer in the heart of Moseley Village, there’s always a friendly welcome and bustling ambience to soak up at the Prince of Wales. Grab a pint of something from their extensive cask beer line-up and make for the beer garden for some much-needed family time.

Happily Affordable ££
Moseley and Kings Heath

Stunning steak dishes, champagne cocktails, a roof terrace looking out across the city; the Marco Pierre White restaurant has it all. Treat Ma and Pa to drinks with a view when they’re next down to visit, they’ll be able to marvel at a 360-degree, panoramic vantage point from this spot at the top of The Cube building.

Splash the Cash £££
The Mailbox and Brindleyplace

The Cosy Club

1 user reviews

Housed inside an elegant building dating back to 1830, there’s still plenty of grand original features to marvel at inside the Cosy Club. This is a warm and welcoming spot perfect for family time, with the menu of “luxury comfort food” also featuring both gluten-free and vegan options. Come by for a hearty meal or skip the food and get comfy with a couple of drinks; you can get everything from tea and coffee to wine, cocktails, beers and ciders.

Happily Affordable ££
Birmingham City Centre

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