All The Best BYOB Restaurants In Birmingham

Here’s the dilemma. You fancy a nice dinner out but don't want to splash the cash on drinks (or risk the chance of one tipple turning into a few). Enter BYOB, a budget-friendly option perfect for group dining. And lucky for you, Birmingham features a plethora of eateries that have cheap corkage fees, from Spanish tapas spots to Lebanese and Italian haunts. Read on as you find out the best BYOB restaurants in Birmingham so you can raise your glass without feeling the pinch.

La Fibule

If you have a penchant for Moroccan cuisine, then you’ll adore a visit to La Fibule. Nab a bottle of wine before heading to this cosy and quaint spot on Woodbridge Road, and you’ll be in for a treat. Tuck into houmous and grilled halloumi to start, followed by a lamb shank garnished with roasted apples and almonds. Yum. Wash your meal down with a glass or two and it makes for one of the best BYOB places to eat in Birmingham.

La Fibule doesn't have a corkage charge making this spot a pocket-friendly shout.

Rico Libre

In Digbeth, Rico Libre is showcasing some of the best tapas in the city. From steak with chimichurri sauce to fresh mussels and huge £15 paella platters, their selection is quite impressive. And to make your experience even better, the restaurant offers BYOB at £4 per person. They’ll even keep your bottles chilled so you can enjoy a nice cold one alongside your food.

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Tasty tapas and a cosy ambience ftw.


One of the best BYOB restaurants in Birmingham, Syriana is knocking up some supreme Syrian and Lebanese food. Settle into plush seating as you delve into the likes of chargrilled skewers and moussaka. We recommend going for their £24.95 set menu which includes a starter, main and dessert To pair, grab your favourite bottle of white or red – corkage is only £2.50.

Stylish decor make this venue extra special.

Ponte Di Legno

With places like Ponte Di Legno, the pasta-bilities are endless. Fronting traditional Italian cuisine, this family-run restaurant offers BYOB at no extra cost – perfect if you’re looking to be wined and dined all evening. Crack on with affordable plates of wood-fired pizzas starting at £12.50, pasta dishes for less than £20 and decadent desserts for an extra fiver.

Pairing Italian food with a touch of vino? Wine not?

Alfresco Fusion

Flaunting fresh tiger prawns, seafood risotto and pizzas loaded with veggies, Alfresco Fusion is a great Brummie spot for a cheap date night. The hidden gem on Robin Hood Lane allows guests to bring their own booze with no additional corkage charge. Even more ideal, you can sit on their streetside tables during the summer months and while away the evening over a few drinks and scrumptious Italian fare.

Hands down one of the best BYOB Birmingham restaurants.

Akram Kashmiri Restaurant

Located in Stirchley, Akram Kashmiri Restaurant is a must-visit for BYOB in Birmingham. While the family-owned haunt might be a small space, expect their menu to be mighty – we’re talking over 100 dishes to choose from and no extra corkage fees. Pour a glass of your favourite wine or beer as you get stuck into balti chicken naga karahi, alongside grilled chicken wings shashlick for just £5.50, oh and you can’t forget loads of £1 popadums to share.

BYOB and curry in Birmingham? You'll find it at this West Midlands joint.

Shababs Balti Restaurant

Bring your own drinks to Shababs Balti Restaurant and they’ll take care of the rest. Decked out with purple and gold décor, the venue is ideal for cosy lunches and dinners with friends. And the food? As one of the best BYOB Indian restaurants in Birmingham, their lamb tikka masala bhuna and vegetable jalfrezi are both bursting with fragrant flavours – absolutely must-haves.

The best part? No corkage fees for this Brum eatery.

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