Pretty both inside and out, Gusto is Colmore Row's warmest and most welcoming Italian restaurant. Head over when the sun is shining and bag yourself a place on their outdoor terrace for an afternoon of fresh pasta plates and classic cocktails.
Bars With Outdoor Terraces in Birmingham
Drinking alfresco may only be reserved for a few months of the year, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't indulge when given the opportunity. Known the UK over for some of the best outdoor drinking dens, this city's sun traps are forever coming up trumps, with everything from sprawling canalside spots to dinky outdoor dining set ups. Join us in the open air as we round up the very best sun terraces in Birmingham.
One of the most sought after outdoor spaces in Birmingham, The Distillery is a bar and restaurant made for the warmer weather. With its massive outdoor patio, the pub is top pick for gin-lovers on account of its on-site still and adventurous G&T selection.
A lovely old boozer just a few steps from New Street Station, The Shakespeare is a must-visit for those on the hunt for post-work pints. Head down in your shirt sleeves when the weather's fine and enjoy cold pints in their outdoor seating area before jumping on the last train home.
A bar that's always up for a good time, BrewDog offers one of the best places in Birmingham city centre for outdoor drinks. Their streetside terrace is the ultimate people-watching spot, alongside being an excellent destination for sun-soaked craft beers.
A chic cafe and restaurant just a short walk from Bullring, Browns is a dream location for a few alfresco cocktails. Offering a large outdoor terrace, they're also a great option if you're looking to book in a summertime brunch, complete with signature sips and great coffee.
Pizza and pints of cider never taste better than when they're consumed in the great outdoors. And if you're looking for the best place in Birmingham to do just that? Head over to The Stable, where their streetside tables are ready and waiting to hold your slices and sips.
Keeping things cheap and cheerful, The Slug and Lettuce offers the alfresco experience at an affordable price. Set in the heart of Brindleyplace, their outdoor terrace lets you recline on brightly coloured furniture and sip away on lush cocktails to your hearts content.
A popular spot among craft beer lovers, The Dark Horse offers a rotating selection of exemplary sips. And where's the best spot to enjoy them? Parked out on their sizeable sun terrace, complete with picnic tables and top-notch people watching.
Mixing glamour and laidback cool, Bank is the place to be for those all-important aperitifs. Fronting a slick sun terrace, their outside space is a haven for Aperol-lovers and those with a penchant for juicy steaks and other moreish mains.
An overhaul not only turned this old Birmingham pub into a beautiful vintage-inspired boozer, it nabbed some seriously lovely spaces for alfresco drinking and dining. Whether you're streetside on the tree adorned terrace out front, or chilling in the botanical space out back, there's Vitamin D by the bucketload.
Their second branch in the city, Boston Tea Party are coming up trumps with their Harborne offering. While the front terrace boats contemporary tables for up to 50 drinkers and diners, the secret garden out back will have you indulging in delicious tipples, unique furniture and Tetris-inspired planters alike.
One of the Custard Factory's most vital organs, the bar at The Mockingbird Cinema is forever bustling. With a small outdoor seating area right next to the river, it's a delightful little spot for evening cocktails with friends, and its hidden gem energy is a great way to impress a date.