Pubs in Jewellery Quarter
Whilst Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter may be brimming with enough jewelled goodies to make any self respecting magpie turn a little coocoo, it's also got a great selection of Birmingham pubs too. Reflecting the area's historic and industrial roots whilst promoting a creative and independent twang, the Jewellery Quarter's pubs are a grand selection of traditional boozers and quirky venues. Check out our recommendations for some of the best pubs to visit on a wander through the Jewellery Quarter.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
Many might think they they would be hard push to find deep south grub, a rooftop drinking terrace, quirky cocktails and vintage spirit from a pub in the Jewellery Quarter. But guess what? How wrong you are! Join Soul Food Project's Carl Finn and his latest venture at The Church Inn for a dose of South American dining, unique cocktail creations and some of the best independent events in town.
With one of the quirkiest beer gardens in Birmingham, The Lord Clifden have brought an air of frivolous fun into Brum that matches their unusual garden furniture. Make your way through the petite and traditional pub up front and you'll find a mecca of odds and sods from totem poles to vintage neon signs littering the garden.
You may have heard of this pub in the Jewellery Quarter thanks to a jaunt with a bum pinching ghost in the news. But let's put ghoulish going ons aside and talk about the pub. From a beer garden boasting vintage cinema seats and vintage regalia to a charming, traditional main room, The Queens Arms is a classic pub in Birmingham with flecks of cool including their pub quiz and range of sausages (yes, Lashford sausages).
If you want a no frills pub in Birmingham that serve classic pub grub, cold bevvies and retain a pub atmosphere like any 80s boozer then The Ropewalk is the venue for you. Whilst it may feel like a trip back in time, this pub in the Jewellery Quarter maintains old fashioned pub values with the tipples and retro prices to match. Boasting a view of St Pauls Square to boot? Charming.
Part of popular indie chain, Bitters 'N' Twisted, The Rose Villa Tavern sits at the very heart of the Jewellery Quarter. From locally brewed ales and global beers to classic cocktails on the menu, you'll find the drinks list is as varied as the interior. Make your way through this cool and quirky Birmingham pub and find a table for the RVT's 'Fish and Chip Tuesdays'.
Hailed for hosting live music almost every day of the week, The Actress and Bishop is a pub come music venue in Birmingham with an indie clientele. Decorated like any traditional British pub with wooden benches and feature stained glass windows a plenty, The Actress and Bishop are retaining the charm of any British boozer in an air of Sunday Session and great acoustics.
Sister pub to the cool and quirky Lord Clifden, The Red Lion sits in amongst the same strain of arts pubs in the Jewellery Quarter. Home to pieces by artists such as Banksy and Nick Walker, The Red Lion is adorned in contemporary pieces of art that make for a unique visual twist to this pub in Birmingham.