Where to Play Pool in Birmingham
Think your a dab hand with a snooker cue? Or just know that a good pint goes down well with a good game of pool? There are plenty of pool tables dotted all around the city, from music venues in Birmingham to student pubs, you'll be knocking a few balls about a table in no time. Check out our recommendations for bars to play pool in Birmingham and get yourself well on your way to becoming the very next Stephen Hendry....or close enough.
Last updated on 8th August 2017
The Birmingham Bierkeller Complex is the ideal place to play pool in Birmingham. You can start off the night in their authentic Bavarian beer hall – with steins, long tables and the like – and move your way down to Shooters, the sports bar you’ve been dreaming of. Not only are there tonnes of pool tables, there’s Xboxes and tonnes of large screens to watch sports.
One of Birmingham's most notable late night bars, Eden Bar not only overlooks Hurst Street, it overlooks your pool proceedings for the night. Priding themselves on atmosphere above anything, this gay bar in Birmingham is an open ticket with people from all walks of life coming for a game or two in this cool lodge style bar in the heart of the city.
Sitting between the City Centre and Digbeth is relaxed Irish bar Hennessey’s. Both family friendly and a good laugh, people wanting to play pool have a home away from home in this sports-lover's haunt, and if you fancy watching a game between potting balls, they’ve got you covered with 8 HD screens.
If you fancy playing a game of pool in Birmingham, you should definitely do it in one of the most traditional boozers about. Brimming with retro furniture, classic Edwardian tiling and chequerboard tiles, The Goose is a pub in Selly Oak that boasts a multitude of pool tables and Sky Sports ready HD screens for the downtime in between games.
Some say it's hard to choose between music and sport, some say it isn't, and that's exactly the ethos at The Sunflower lounge. A cool and atmospheric music venue in Birmingham, this renowned indie bar are just as big on a game of pool as they are throwing some of the best gigs in the city in their basement bar.
If you're not too fussed about the party happening at Sugar Suite upstairs but fancy a lively party in Birmingham (with a pool table included), then you've come to the right place. A bustling bar on Birmingham's party capital, Broad Street, Velvet Music Rooms boast more than one pool table for you and your mates to savour all night long.
Your trip to the pub to play pool doesn’t have to cost the entire contents of your wallet. Get yourself down to the Selly Soak, who will keep you entertained with three whole pool tables, Sky Sports on the tellies and drink at budget friendly prices perfect for students and end-of-the-month penny pinchers alike.
If you're not heading to The Flapper for their hammering guitars and alternative gigs in their basement bar, then you've gone for the pool tables. A great music venue in Birmingham, The Flapper is just shy of Birmingham city centre and primed for all your pool needs, with more than one table to choose from.
All hail Rileys. A Birmingham sports bar with a late licence and a penchant for pool comes onto the scene as the ultimate socialising hub. Boasting more than just a few pool tables, Rileys is the place to crack out a few games, slog a few pints and enjoy a spread of all the sporting events you could hope for.