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.

The Jekyll and Hyde

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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.

There's no prizes for guessing the most opulent bar to take your parents in Birmingham. The Harvey Nichols bar is a stunning spot down to every last detail, with leather banquettes to get comfy and a back-bar fitted out as a stylish high-end apothecary. A great choice if you're hoping to really impress the next time your 'rents are in town, there's an excellent range of wine and cocktails, as well as the option to hang around for dinner in the restaurant afterwards.

Island Bar

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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.

The Botanist, Birmingham

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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.