Hidden Gems In Birmingham
As one of the fastest-improving cities in the UK, Birmingham's nightlife scene has definitely made the jump to light speed in recent years. With bars, clubs and restaurants springing up all over the shop it can be easy to miss the hidden gems in Birmingham. From friendly local pubs to cloud-scraping rooftop restaurants, we round up the best secret bars in Birmingham.
Last updated on 1st December 2017
With retro quirks and instinctual cool, this secret Birmingham club specialises in funk, Motown, and, above all, Northern Soul. With stunning colour-pop interiors and some of the best club nights in Birmingham it's one of the Northern Soul community's best kept secrets.
One of the oldest pubs in the city, this Digbeth institution is the go-to for the funnest events in Birmingham. From summer cook outs to winter wonderlands, it's one of Birmingham's hidden gems.
Cute and decorative, this friendly pub in the Jewellery Quarter is a really hidden gem in Birmingham. Full of delicious cocktails and awesome chicken wings, it's a great place for a chilled night in Birmingham.
Home to the coolest parties in Birmingham, this industrial warehouse in Digbeth is a hotspot for those in the know. Hosting the best DJs, club nights and stunning live acts, it's one of the best venues in Birmingham.
This quirky city centre cocktail bar is one of Birmingham's finest watering holes. One of the best spots for a relaxed evening drink, this funky bar also has a secret upstairs gin parlour making it one of Birmingham's best hidden gems.
Space for a small one? Even that might be a big ask at this tiny cocktail den. With space for just a handful of customers, this seasonal restaurant is a true hidden gem in Birmingham.
Tucked away behind the Custard Factory, this stunning cafe bar is one of Birmingham's hidden gems. With delicious food, great drinks and a friendly atmosphere, Fazeley Social is a great little spot for a casual evening out. Usually only available for private bookings and parties, the adjoining Fazeley Studio opens its doors on Friday nights for parties and club nights.
Away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre, this delightful gastropub is the perfect excuse to step off the beaten track. Full of vintage ornaments and twee upholstery, it's a great hidden gem in Birmingham.
This gorgeous botanical bar is the ultimate intimate date bar in Birmingham. With walls covered in colourful murals it's a place for explorers to get lost.
This Birmingham hidden gem is a tiny basement bar in the city centre. Serving up some of the best drinks in town, it's a fabulous spot for chilled, quiet drinks in stunning surroundings.
This charming Parisian-inspired Birmingham bar and restaurant. With rumours that it's owned by the king of keeping secrets, Banksy, it's a great hidden gem in Birmingham.