Not only does The Distillery offer some of the finest gin in Birmingham, they have the perfect little plot to sink into on a summer's day. Order a cocktail or two and get yourself set up on their expansive outside terrace, which – and this is the best bit – is right by the canal. So you can eat and drink by one of the prettiest places in Birmingham.
Beer Gardens in Birmingham
The sun is out in Birmingham and you're looking for the best place to sip on a bevvie in this grand old weather, but where to go? From hidden tiki bars and converted barns, to art filled auditoriums of fun, there are some beer gardens in Birmingham that need to be seen to be believed. Some of the city's very best sunshine moments are spent in Birmingham pubs with the Vitamin D and your favourite tipple making a very welcome pair indeed. Check out our recommendations for some of the best garden boozers in Birmingham right here.
One of the best summer terraces in Birmingham, The Button Factory is perfect for those looking to catch dinner or a few pints in the sun. Found in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter, people watch, slurp and gaze as the city strolls on by.
Traditional pub out front, party pub out back, The Lord Clifden's beer garden in the Jewellery Quarter is packed with cool and quirky Birmingham oddities that will have you oodling for hours. From vintage neon bingo signs to locally commissioned pieces of art, The Lord Clifden is a premium summer spot for Birmingham's cool and creative weekend crowd.
Whilst seen as a relatively small beer garden in Brum, there's enough character in The Jekyll and Hyde's outdoor area that makes up for its size. With walls smothered in quirky interpretations of the ever so charming Alice in Wonderland tale, tailor made cocktails in this beer garden seem right at home in its cool and quirky surroundings.
Make your way to one of Birmingham's oldest pubs (1368 to be exact) and you'll be pleasantly surprised by what their rear garden has to offer. Popular with Birmingham's young creatives, this traditional pub has a bustling beer garden brimming with shaded little nooks, vintage iron tables and a ping pong table to boot.
Birmingham's beer garden with a twist, the rear of Moseley's Prince of Wales feels like a never ending adventure from start to finish. From an almighty marquee with oodles of seating areas and wood burning stoves, to a humidor and - wait for it - a cocktail bar too; The Prince of Wales makes summer in Birmingham a fun ol' place to be.
Found amongst the leafy greens of Birmingham suburb Harborne is another great beer garden adventure. Outside the luxurious gastro pub that is The King's Head, this beer garden in Birmingham is not only surrounded by more greenery than you could ever want on a summer's day, but it's brimming with heated wooden tables and fun sunshine vibes.
This cool and quirky bar in Birmingham has a lot to show for itself when it comes to a beer garden. Whether you're gnoshing outside on their charming and cleverly constructed heated patio or nestled in amongst their whimsical flowerpots and amenities, The Plough in Harborne is one of Brum's most unique outside spaces yet.
If the sun's shining and you're not taking part in one of the regular toe tapping live gigs taking place at the Hare and Hounds, then you're bound to be lapping up some vitamin D in the beer garden. Though a traditional Birmingham pub amongst many, its the indie crowd and relaxed atmosphere that make summer beers in the Hare and Hounds so great.
Head over to Moseley to find not only a cool and quirky burger joint, but also a hidden little beer garden. One Trick Pony have filled their outdoor space in Birmingham with park benches, potted plants and graffiti-style art.
Brimming with Moseley Village's rural charm is The Fighting Cocks' rustic beer garden. If you're not sunning it up in their secluded and plant smothered outdoor area, then why not nestle away in the garden's converted barn/outhouse complete with vintage sofa's and bedroom furniture. Whilst quaint, this beer garden is a fun summer sun trap for Birmingham locals.