Quirky Date Ideas In Birmingham

Run of the mill date nights? You won't find them here. Give your love life a few unique alternatives, as we've come up with the best options for those that think your average sit-down dinner is quite the snore. Whether you fancy ping pong, crazy golf or a few arcade games, we're giving you our top recommendations for quirky date ideas in Birmingham. 

Last updated on 30th January 2023

If you're an artsy couple, or just fancy a giggle, head to Old Joint Stock for top-notch comedy, avant-garde performances and scrumptious pub grub that will knock your socks off. They regularly sling out events making for one of the best things to do in Birmingham for young adults.

Vagabond Cheese + Wine

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A unique Birmingham date night is topped off by Vagabond's cheese and wine sessions, masterclasses pairing the two across guided tastings. You'll not only get five of each to tuck into, but also the perfect ambience.

The Distillery

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If you're a couple that's obsessed with gin, you have to pay a visit to The Distillery. Offering you the chance to get hands-on with their dedicated Gin School, you'll get your own blending experience, take-home bottle and pizza, making for one of the most fun activities in Birmingham for adults.

The Old Crown

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The Old Crown is known for being a cosy Digbeth boozer, but it also has some of the best events, from live Fleetwood Mac tribute nights to fascinating talks from professors. Plus, it also dishes out traditional roasts, burgers and refreshing craft beer.


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If you're bored of average boozers, why not try one where games are at the forefront? One of the only arcade bars in the city, take your date down to Tilt for a night of craft beer and a few competitive rounds at their machines.


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They're one of the hottest restaurants in the city, and they're coming at you with a unique roster of plates and cocktails. Head to Siamais for bubbling concoctions and fusion dishes, which are sure to leave you chatting the whole night through. One of the best places to cuddle in Birmingham? Yup.

Glee Club Birmingham

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Promising a few belly laughs to break the ice, Glee Comedy Club is great for Birmingham date ideas. Head to this Arcadian and Gay Village spot for great lineup of comedians and a fully-stocked bar to keep the night going.