Make your way to one of Birmingham's oldest pubs and you'll be pleasantly surprised by what their rear garden has to offer. Popular with young creatives, this traditional pub has a bustling outdoor area brimming with shaded little nooks, vintage furniture and a ping pong table to boot.
Beer Gardens in Birmingham
The sun's 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 hangouts, you've got to see these to believe them. So get your vitamin D fix and check out our recommendations for some of the best beer gardens in Birmingham.
This beer garden may be on the smaller side but there's enough character at The Jekyll and Hyde to make up for it. With walls smothered in quirky interpretations of the Alice in Wonderland tale, tailor-made cocktails seem right at home in these cool and quirky surroundings.
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, this is one for people watching as you slurp on thirst-quenching cocktails.
Brimming with Moseley Village's rural charm, The Fighting Cocks' rustic alfresco space is a vibrant choice. If you're not sunning it up in their secluded and plant-smothered outdoor area, then nestle away in the garden's converted barn complete with vintage sofas and bedroom furniture.
Not only does The Distillery offer some of the finest gin in Birmingham, but it's 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 terrace, which – and this is the best bit – is right by the canal. It's a real beaut.
One Brum's most picturesque pubs also boasts a beautiful beer garden. Loved by locals and visitors alike, The White Swan's sprawling outdoor space is the perfect suntrap come summertime, and transforms into a charming festive space during the colder months.
With a stunning waterfront beer garden, Pitcher & Piano is one of Birmingham's prime spots for outdoor drinking and dining. Grab a spot on the ground floor terrace or perch yourself on the balcony and spend the day enjoying gourmet cuisine and fruity cocktails.
A vibrant and buzzing student bar, The Bristol is home to a gorgeous beer garden, perfect for sipping on pints in the sun. The menu here boasts all day breakfast dishes along with loaded subs and colourful sharing platters, ideal for group outings.
Another venue with sunny streetside tables in The Birmingham Stable. A hub of all things craft ale and pizza, this modern spot is packed out come the weekend. Head down early to grab one of the picnic tables out front, which are ideal for large groups.
Looking for a beer garden in Moseley? The Dark Horse comes out top thanks to its rotating craft beer selection, roster of live music and selection of hearty dishes. Popular with students and locals alike, the charming boozer is a true home away from home.
If the sun's shining then it's time to take things over to the Hare and Hounds beer garden. This cool King's Heath spot is known for its stellar live gigs and quirky events schedule, as well its summer-ready garden space, perfect for boozy afternoons with friends.
Outside the luxurious gastropub that is The King's Head, this beer garden is not only surrounded by more greenery than you could ever want on a summer's day, but it's also filled with heated areas where you can dig into deep pan pizzas, freshly grilled dishes and Sunday roasts.
Located on Great Hampton Street, The Church Inn is one of the finest on the Birmingham pub scene. A proper boozer, this watering hole brings you traditional pub food, live music and happy hour prices on drinks every single day, perfect for enjoying in their rooftop garden.
From the same family as The Botanist, this canalside joint offers overlooking the water, as well as an upper sundeck which is in prime position for catching rays and pairs exquisitely with a few pints and some good company.
One of the prettiest beer gardens in Birmingham, Sky By The Water is a true hidden gem. Located on the outskirts of the city, the gorgeous venue boasts a stunning terrace area, lit by twinkling fairy lights and decked out with colourful flowers.