One of Birmingham's best bars for big kids, this boutique bowling alley also offers a range of activities from beer pong and karaoke to shuffleboard and arcade games, along with a great selection or beers, wines and cocktails to fuel the fun.
Trendy Birmingham Bars
Birmingham is full to the brim with creative, hip, fashionable and all-round cool cats looking for a trendy Birmingham bar to hang out in. From cool and quirky warehouse bars in Digbeth to stylish and exclusive bars in the city centre, these venues play host to the edgiest parties featuring the best DJs and entertainment. If you think you're cool enough to fit in at these venues, check out our recommendations of trendy Birmingham bars.
Drenched in Victorian charm complete with a gin parlour and an Alice in Wonderland themed garden, everything about The Jekyll and Hyde screams trendy Birmingham bar. Keeping it cool and quirky, this pub in the city centre has an eclectic cocktail menu with a mash up of music to match. So, whether you're supping gin with Dr Jekyll, partying with Mr Hyde or sampling a cocktail outside with the mad hatter, this is one cool retreat not to be missed.
Party with Olivia next time you hit the streets of Brum looking for a trendy bar or night life spot. The club and bar stays open late, serving a hit list of drinks, and churning out all-to-danceable music.
Anyone who's anyone goes to Nuvo. This trendy Birmingham bar is all about style, from the sleek interiors to the VIP Champagne booths and the celebrity clientele. And if you fancy a bit of food (other than the cocktails, of course), then next door is their sister bar OKO, serving up the finest Japanese food in the most stylish of settings.
From rock nights to some of Birmingham's quirkiest decor, Cogs may be pretty new to the bar scene but it's already proving popular. Take your phone for some gorgeous Instagrams or get ready to head bang with the best of them when bands take over.
It's not many places that can successfully fuse together the worlds of health and booze but Bourne & Co treads that line expertly. This speakeasy in the city centre is all about fresh, raw juices side-by-side with coffee and a cocktail list that harks back to old, new and their own brand of mixology.
If it's a trendy Birmingham bar you're after, then what better than a tiki themed cocktail bar? Lively and adventurous, Island Bar is popular with Birmingham's indie, alternative crowds. Mixology is at the heart of everything in Island Bar but the bar tenders really bring this place to life. Cocktail shaking skills that will send you into a spin and a chilled out yet lively atmosphere to rival and Hawaiian Luau. With DJ's playing top party and retro tunes, the good time vibe proves to be a hit at this cool bar in Birmingham.
It's not necessarily The Fighting Cocks' charming blend of gastro pub meets kitsch den that make it so trendy, it's most definitely the crowd that it attracts. Brimming with Birmingham's cool, young and indie all week long, there's an atmosphere at The Fighting Cocks that many pubs in Birmingham would struggle to gain, even if they paid good money for it.
Modelled on Budapest's ruin bars, The Ruin is keeping things low-key and fun. This cool Birmingham bar is dotted with quirky touches, from street art through to antique chandeliers, as well as having a top beer selection.
This Thai palace is half-restaurant, half-bar and all trendy hangout for the coolest in Birmingham. They boast a fantastic cocktail list served in crazy cups like a bamboo teapot, which attracts the more adventurous sort of person into their doors.
Who'd have thought Digbeth's run down railway arches would be home to this cool and quirky retreat, Spotlight bar in Digbeth oozes cool from every corner. Industrial style decor mixed with the best local DJ's showcasing their talent, this eclectic space is a unique bar in Birmingham. Attracting Birmingham's young and hip every weekend not only for their popular club nights but their weekly Digbeth Dining Club leaves these cool cats with happy tummies too!