Unique Bars in Birmingham
If you're looking for something different from your night out, Birmingham is the right place to be! While it might be known for having some of the biggest clubs and bars, Birmingham is also home to some truly original and unique venues for when you fancy a change of scene From botanical explorers to Victorian gin parlours and medieval hideaways, Birmingham has got the lot! Here are our recommendations for the best unique bars in Birmingham.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
Brought to us by the founder of Birmingham's Soul Food Project Carl Finn is The Church Inn, a wholly individual pub in the Jewellery Quarter. Step inside and enjoy how the rich colours and low lighting create its speakeasy character, then moving upstairs to take in Birmingham from the roof terrace. Events such as rooftop cinema screenings and tailored cocktails make this a unique experience not to be missed!
If it's something different you're after then that's exactly what you'll get from the Jekyll and Hyde. Whether you fancy relaxing upstairs in Dr Jekyll's gin parlour or fun and games downstairs with Mr Hyde, The Jekyll and Hyde will impress you with its Victorian style and charm. An Alice in Wonderland themed courtyard accompanied by their fantastical cocktails make this a unique bar in Birmingham you'd be mad (as a hatter) to miss!
With a whopping 327 beers and a wide range of ales and cider to choose from, it's the passion for all thing brewed that make The Post Office Vaults so unique. A cosy, traditional pub in Birmingham that challenges you to travel the globe through their range of drinks. With a menu that will keep you coming back for more, you can pick up a beer passport and stamp away as you try their 200 bottled beers; with a place on the wall of fame and a free crate on the cards if you do? It's worth it!
Warehouse bars in Birmingham don't come more trendy than this urban haunt in the heart of Digbeth. Not only does the Spotlight boast a cracking blend of the contemporary and industrial thanks to its vintage luggage trunk tables and warehouse setting, it promises some of the best grub in the city thanks to Friday night street food event, Digbeth Dining Club.
It's not a simple job coming across craft beer in Birmingham but Brewdog by the way of New Street Station are doing a good job at introducing this hot and current trend into the city. A cool urban space with a vintage basement area to boot, Brewdog is a unique blend of great beer and cool decor hoping to introduce craft beer antics into the city.
Bacchus Bar has somehow managed to remain one of Birmingham City Centre's well kept secrets. Located on one of the cities oldest streets, Bacchus is a great traditional pub with an ever changing selection of beers sourced from all over the UK and tasty pub grub to match. With an original interior, you will feel like medieval royalty when you take a seat in the banquet style seating areas. This medieval retreat a truly unique bar in Birmingham.
What's unique about a traditional pub in Moseley I hear you ask? Well move on through, past the front of the building and you will find a cocktail parlour complete with humidor. Go even further and you will discover a tiki treat! Yes, a tiki themed cocktail bar makes up the garden of this unique pub. Not only will the decor have you dazzled the theatrics with which the cocktails are made will send you into a spin! A unique bar in Birmingham full of cool and quirky secrets made to be explored.
The brilliant Jools Holland and designer Neil Tibbatt set out to create an unplugged music venue where you can go for a fun, lively night out and that's exactly what they did. Housed in the scenic St Paul's Square area in the Jewellery Quarter, The Jam House is a unique and charming bar where you can enjoy great live music. Book early to take it all in from balcony seating over looking the bar and raised stage area!