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.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
If you've had your head in a lecture book these past few years you're bound to know Gosta Green, but if you haven't? This bustling student pub in Birmingham is one of the city's best scream pubs that boast one of the biggest beer gardens in the city with a regular BBQ, pool tables, quirky beer based murals and heated umbrella's to boot.
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.
When Soul Food Society's Carl Finn took hold of The Church Inn, he promised us no less than the best in Deep South dining and cool, craft cocktails, but there's something else this heralded Birmingham chap didn't let on. Make your way upstairs at The Church Inn for a taste of rooftop drinking as this rooftop bar in Birmingham is a perfect suntrap for tipples in the Jewellery Quarter.
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.
If you like your food as hot as the sun that is pelting down upon you then make haste for The New Inn. A great gastro pub in Harborne, The New Inn boast cleverly curated menu's, kitsch decor and a street side beer garden that is perfect for people watching in Birmingham. From bunting to classic garden tables, The New Inn makes a great destination for local ales and pub grub in the summer sunshine.
Brimming with Moseley Village's rural charm is The Fighting Cocks' rustic beer garden. If you're not sunning in 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.
You'll genuinely be surprised at to what you may find hidden in and amongst some of the best bars in Birmingham, with The Rectory's beer garden offering being no exception. Nip round back to charming brick clad courtyard where potted plants and garden tables make for a cosy nook to soak up the summer sun in the city.
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.
Found in and amongst the leafy greens of Birmingham suburb Harborne is another great beer garden adventure. Found outside the luxurious gastro pub that is The King's Head, this beer garden in Birmingham is not only surrounded by more greenery that you could throw mother nature at but its 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 the Brum's most unique outside spaces yet.
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.