Cosy Pubs in Birmingham
What's always been and always will be the pull with Great British pubs? It's their cosy atmosphere and relaxed vibes of course. Lacking pretention, arrogance or snobbery, these pubs in Birmingham are an unrivalled place to simmer down and unwind, be it after a hard day at work or a for meal with the family at the weekend. For places to snuggle up and chill out, check out our recommendations for some of the downright cosiest pubs in Birmingham.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
With its home to be found in a traditional and listed building in the heart of the city, it's no wonder that the Brasshouse is coming up a cosy trumps in Birmingham. What was once a foundry and is now a sought after weekend boozer, Brasshouse is decked out in charming and cosy pub interiors. From traditional panelling and chesterfield booths to exposed brick walls and a hearty selection of ales, you can sit down, cosy on up and drink on down.
Sure, The Rainbow Venues brand is heralded for their clubbing antics, but did you know that do cosy boozer pretty nicely too? With their roster of craft beers, twinkling of vintage lights and re-purposed wooden booths, The Rainbow Venues still add a touch of cosy class to Birmingham pubs.
Gosta Green may be the go-to haunt for students in the city, but that doesn't mean that it isn't a cosy Birmingham pub. Affordable prices and sofas that you can sink into make the charming bones of this after hours haunt. Settle down for a pint and enjoy a humble night on the city tiles.
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.
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 roaring beer garden, The High Field caters for everything. From a quick pint to a meal with family, friends or both, you'll find a happy place here.
Tucked away in the heart of Moseley Village sits this quaint, creative and crafty pub in Birmingham. Surrounded by Moseley's suburban loveliness, The Prince of Wales is thriving with Birmingham's young and cool, all looking to chill out in this airy and inviting venue. Great for families too, a Sunday roast at The Prince Of Wales goes down a tasty treat.
Just by the way of the historic Jewellery Quarter lies The Shakespeare Inn, which is a pub in Summer Row steeped in some history of it's own. Traditional through and through, from the locally sourced silversmiths to the real ales they offer and the tasty food they serve in their dining rooms. Popular for dinner and after work drinks in Birmingham alike, The Shakespeare Inn is doused in that cosy British charm.
If you feel at home in the cosy surroundings of cool and quirky artwork and vintage vibes then this pub in Birmingham's city centre will suit you best. Brimming with vintage lampshades, creative murals and a playful 'Sound and Vision' quiz night on Mondays, you'll forget that the UK's second city carries on buzzing about outside of these walls.
Part of the Bitters 'n' Twisted chain of cool and quirky pubs and bars in Birmingham, New Inn strikes the balance between cosy and kitsch. Sitting just off the bustling Harborne High Street, New Inn is charming both inside and out, with walls adorned in kitsch wallpaper and a spacious beer garden where you can even grab a blanket and settle in on the lawn.
Whether you head here for a top notch chippy tea on 'Fabulous Fish Day Fridays' or to celebrate with some fizz on 'sparking Thursdays', The White Swan pub in Edgbaston is a cosy retreat for the whole family. The White Swan night be a modern and spacious pub but it still retains the close comfort that we love about traditional British boozers.
Noting the success of their cocktail bars and quirky taverns, it's no wonder that Bitters N Twisted are fronting the charge when it comes to cosy Birmingham pubs. With its plethora of vintage rooms, chairs to sink into and Americana styled grub, The Rose Villa Tavern is a must try for those chilly nights.
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. With their roaring fires and vintage sofas, down to gastro pub grub and suburban charm, you'll be in a world of awesome and idyllic come sundown.