Pubs in Birmingham City Centre

You've just hopped off at Birmingham New Street Station and you'd love a drink after a long old day at work. Bars aren't going to cut it this evening though, you need a good old fashioned pint in one of Birmingham's city centre pubs, but where are they? Whether they're hidden pub ventures, timeless traditional buildings or quirky independents, we've made a list of the pubs to visit in Birmingham City Centre. 

Bacchus Bar

112 user reviews 4

Secret pubs in Birmingham don't come much more elusive then the grandiose Bacchus, hiding devilishly under the feet of new street shoppers. Whilst the interiors scream of unique and unusual thanks to its historical medieval theme, you'll also be happy to find that their collection of locally brewed beverages is at a top notch tally. 

BrewDog Birmingham

122 user reviews 5

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While Brewdog might err on the side of 'bar' on the looks side, it's wonderfully large selection of beer will win over the most staunch pub traditionalist. Grab a bottle of one of their trademark beers, kick back and enjoy some live music or the cool, alternative atmosphere.

The Shakespeare Inn

4 user reviews 3

It's not just glitzy clubs and fine food establishments that are reserved for Summer Row in Birmingham city centre, it's made for one of the city's good old fashioned pubs too. Brimming with Victorian authenticity, vintage character pieces and regular cask ales, this traditional pub in Birmingham is a gem in the eye of the beer-holder.

The Jekyll and Hyde

273 user reviews 4

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The Jekyll and Hyde is one of the quirkiest bars in Birmingham and it sits in the city's very centre. Offering up a range of different cocktails, it's perfect for mixed drink lovers and gin hounds alike. Whether you sit down for a hearty meal downstairs or head upstairs for their Victorian gin parlour, this is one of the best pubs in Birmingham city centre you don't want to miss.

The Victoria

8 user reviews 4

Happy Hour

One of the most infamous venues on the Bitters 'N' Twisted chain, The Victoria is an independent delight on the pub scene. From craft beers in Birmingham to locally brewed ales, The Victoria's unique selection of pub beverages match the unique interiors; a cool and quirky mecca of vintage furniture and contemporary art work and street pieces.

The Post Office Vaults

2 user reviews 3

Heralded for its overwhelming selection of global beers and locally sourced brews, The Post Office Vaults may be one of the smallest pubs in Birmingham, but it's so much more than square metres. Home to over 300 beers alone, The Post Office Vaults assure that you'll find a drink you like in this pub in Birmingham. They'll even give you a passport to tick those tipples off on. 

The Wellington

1 user review 4

With 16 taps worth of sweet ale and beer served all day long and having served over 2000 different types of ale in one year alone, you can expect one of the most diverse pub ranges in the city. Boasting a CAMRA seal of approval, rooftop terrace and traditional interiors, The Wellington is a beloved local pub in Birmingham city centre. 

The Queens Arms

1 user review 5

Nestling the border between Birmingham city centre and the iconic Jewellery Quarter, The Queen's Arms is a gem of a traditional pub in Birmingham thank to it period Victorian features and regular cask ales. What you might not know is that thanks to this pub's longstanding heritage, it's also home to one of Birmingham's only bum pinching ghosts.