Cosy Pubs in Birmingham
If you're looking to while away the autumn and winter months anywhere, it should quite rightfully be at one of these very welcoming watering holes. With good food, excellent beer and even the the odd roaring fire, they'll keep you safe and warm through the season. Read on to find out our top picks for cosy Birmingham pubs, so you know where to head when the nights start drawing in.
Whether you head here for a top-notch chippy tea or to celebrate getting to the end of the week with some fizz, The White Swan pub in Edgbaston is a cosy retreat for the whole family. The White Swan might be a modern and spacious pub but it still retains the close comfort that we love about traditional British boozers.
One of the best bars on Summer Row, this Jewellery Quarter pub is a must-visit when the weather flips to freezing. Their food menu comes packed with comfort grub, from burgers and pies to hearty sandwiches, while their drinks run from classic ales to a top-notch gin selection.
Traditional yet opulent, glamorous yet relaxed, The Old Contemptibles in Colmore Business District is a British boozer with modest charm. Built on the vibes of the people that visit the pub rather than the music that's played, The Old Contemptibles is a grand place to visit for a casked ale and chat amongst good friends.
Head into the city centre where this cosy Birmingham pub is keeping you in fresh pints and tasty pies throughout the winter months. The Shakespeare Inn fronts an array of nooks and crannies to hole up in, alongside an excellent selection of warming food and drinks.
Possibly the oldest pub in Birmingham, it's impossible for this one not to ooze a cosy atmosphere. All exposed brickwork, comfy sofas and a great fireplace, this is the perfect place to hide away from the cold, pint of ale in one hand as you devour their delicious menu of pizzas and proper Sunday roasts.
Already one of Birmingham's best date night bars, the Jekyll & Hyde also doubles as a warm and welcoming spot to grab a drink when the weather takes a turn for the worse. Tuck yourself into the corner of the room and spend the evening sampling the delights of their cocktail and craft beer menus.
Don't let its size fool you, this gorgeous canalside pub knows how to keep things cosy. Head down to the water and you'll find this rustic spot serving up warming food and great craft pints, as well as a selection of cocktails and mixed drinks made with their own small-batch gin.
A quirky spot in the heart of Digbeth, this charming bar has styled itself on the ruin bars of Budapest. Their cosy interiors mix shabby chic and vintage artefacts, alongside some very eye-catching murals, while their kitchen serves up a mouthwatering selection of hearty stews and moreish flatbreads.
If you feel at home in the cosy surroundings of cool artwork and vintage vibes then this pub in Birmingham's city centre will suit you best. Brimming with quirky lampshades, comfy sofas and creative murals, you'll forget that the UK's second city carries on buzzing about outside of these walls.
A true gastro goodie, The High Field is a cosy pub in Edgbaston that you can trust for evenings in the city. A booming townhouse with stunning pub fare and a pretty beer garden, this charming boozer caters for everything; from a quick pint to a meal with family, friends or both, you'll find a happy place here.
Looking for a cosy pub near the Birmingham canal? This waterside spot is the place to head come rain or shine. With views across Old Turn Junction, an an extensive selection of craft beers, cask ales and tasty pub food, it's a dreamy location for date nights or catching up with friends.
A must-try haunt in Moseley for some of the most cosy drinks in the city, The Village are upping the ante when it comes to laid-back afternoons and evenings. From their roaring fires and vintage sofas to gastro pub grub and suburban charm, you're in for a very snug time come sundown.
This gorgeous Harborne pub is an excellent spot to stumble upon on colder evenings. With shabby chic interiors, a menu of warming food and a friendly, community-focused atmosphere, The Plough should be at the top of your list if you're looking for a cosy pub in Birmingham.
A beloved pub and live music venue in Kings Heath, The Hare & Hounds is truly a pub for all seasons. With comfy sofas, a great on-tap selection and even a cosy festoon-lit courtyard, whether you're turning up for a few pre-gig drinks, or just a pint with a pal, they're an excellent choice.
Noting the success of their cocktail bars and quirky taverns, it's no wonder that Bitters N Twisted are leading the charge when it comes to cosy Birmingham pubs. With its plethora of vintage rooms, chairs to sink into and Americana-style grub, The Rose Villa Tavern is a must try for those chilly nights.