Top Bars in Birmingham
It's the second city in the UK, so of course it has some of the best bars that our fine isle has to offer. From cool and quirky cocktails parlours to slick urban dives that boast some of the best craft beer that the UK has on offer. Whether it's a quiet tipple or DJ vibes, there's something for everyone in this amazing city. Check out our recommendations for the top bars in Birmingham and make your way to one of these premium drinking dens, stat!
Last updated on 15th May 2016
Undoubtedly one of the top bars in Birmingham, Be At One have made some serious noise in the city's nightlife scene. Renowned for their hefty cocktail collection and for bringing all the good times, this Be At One even has a late licence so you can party until 3am.
C'mon guys, it's the only tiki-themed bar in Birmingham, don't pretend like you don't want to give it a whirl! From it's bamboo bars to hula girl clad walls, Island Bar is the cheapest holiday you'll ever have. Boasting some of the finest tailor made cocktails in the city, Island Bar are at the top of their mixology game, with no flavour unt-urned.
Looking for a top bar in Birmingham where you can enjoy a spread of entertainment, fabulous food and great drinks? Then head to the city's favourite creative quarter where you'll find the Mockingbird Theatre and plenty to be getting on with. From comedy nights, to film screenings and live music - it's all there.
A Victorian gin parlour, cool traditional pub and Alice in Wonderland themed beer garden. You don't think that's too much do you? Because The Jekyll and Hyde in Birmingham city centre don't think so and neither do we. One of the coolest cocktail bars in Birmingham, you could find a tasty tipple being served to you in a jam jar or mini porcelain bath, n'aawww!
If you want cocktails made by some of Birmingham's greatest mixologists, you better make haste to Ginger's in Birmingham city centre. A petite yet cosmopolitan cocktail bar in Birmingham city centre, Ginger's is awash with the after work crowd looking for some of the city's finest fruity treats. And whilst most cocktails are fruit based, don't be surprised to find a roast dinner themed cocktail at this cool bar.
If urban dibs and warehouse vibes are your forte, head to Spotlight bar in Digbeth, they happen to be their forte too! A cool bar in one of Birmingham's trendiest suburbs, Spotlight bar is brimming with vintage upholstery and unique decor that have found in becoming one of the most popular Saturday night bars in Birmingham.
They're at the forefront of craft beer in the UK so it was no doubt that Brewdog would have a branch in Birmingham. Known for their indie vibes and urban decor, this bar in Birmingham is no different from any other of theirs. Well, unless you count the cool basement tasting room and live music nearly every weekend that is.
If we told you what the beer garden at The Prince of Wales in Moseley beholds, you might not believe us, but we think you should have a little look see for yourselves. From a tiki bar called Motiki to a cigar shop and wine bar, there's a whole host of hidden antics and treasure to be found at this incredibly cool pub in Moseley.
Make your way outside of Birmingham city centre and you may find the odd surprise or two. A cool and quirky bar in Harborne, The Plough also boast one of the best beer gardens in Birmingham. Brimming with whimsical odds and sods and a charming atmopsphere, The Plough is a great spot for dinner and drinks away from the bustle of the city.