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 DJ's and entertainment. If you think you're cool enough to fit in at these hip and happening venues, check out our recommendations of trendy Birmingham bars.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
Holding true to Digbeth's reputation, The Rainbow is a unique and hip venue like no other. This rough and ready bar in Birmingham is not only and underground warehouse venue but a pub complete with rooftop mezzanine. Weekly club night FACE has Birmingham's young, hip crowd coming back for more week after week. With national and local DJ's and a party atmosphere like no other club in Birmingham, it's no wonder! The Rainbow is one trendy Birmingham bar not to be missed.
Oozing speakeasy character and charm, The Church Inn is a cool and trendy bar in the Jewellery Quarter. Attracting hoards of people from all walks of life, The Church Inn offers something a little different to other pubs in Birmingham. With all the charm of a traditional boozer, fine dining, quirky decor and unique events make this pub stand above the rest. Their weekly 'Playground' evening, not only features owner Carl Finn's Soul Food Project but also offers tailor made cocktails and entertainment, a must for anyone looking for a cool alternative from a pub in Birmingham.
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.
A restaurant bar come glitzy weekend club, Mechu is known as the watering hole for Birmingham's young socialites and trendy party goers. From its champagne bar and exclusive penthouse lounge to its luxurious dining rooms, Mechu not only has the style and sophistication, it's brimming with punters and party people that mimic its vibes. Event their 'Minted' student nights on a Thursday in the city promise a dash of cool, young and fun.
Drenched in Victorian charm complete with gin parlour and 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.
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.
With its log cabin style and slick red lacquer decor, Apres brings some style and glitz to bars in Summer Row. Pop in for a suave alternative for after work drinks or prep yourself for a night on the tiles with a five hour happy hour from 3-8pm every day. Well known as a fun time party bar in Birmingham Apres has a swanky dance floor area with DJ's spinning an eclectic mix of commercial pop and hip-hop anthems. Apres is a top notch trendy weekend hangout in Birmingham.
With everything from DJ nights to live art shows, it's no wonder The Bull's Head is a popular drinking destination with Birmingham's young creatives. This bar in Moseley effortlessly creates a cool and laid back atmosphere. With a constant stream of great music, The Bull's Head is a lively bar in Birmingham seven days a week. Just what you need for after work drinks or a midweek session. Coming to life at the weekend, this bar in Moseley throws some of the trendiest DJ nights that Birmingham has to offer.
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 tummy's too!