Boozy Lunch in Birmingham
The dawn of mid-day drinking is no longer frowned upon, especially when you accompany it with a cracking lunch. From darling Parisian retreats boasting French fare and cocktails to vintage Birmingham boozers boasting hearty pub grub and craft beers, lunch and drinks in Birmingham is a must. Check out our recommendations for the best bars to nab a spot of boozy lunch in Birmingham, whether you fancy South American fare and cocktails or pizza and ale, you'll be chomping and guzzling in no time.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
We don't know what it is about Birmingham and Deep South fare, but we've sure got a hankering for it. Boasting one of the best Deep South menu's in Birmingham, The Church Inn retain an air of the States with a slick British edge. Whether you're tucking in to a jambalaya or a Deep South patty, you'll be sure to have creative cocktail menu by their side, mixologists from The Church Inn at hand to cater for your every whim.
Smack bang in the centre of town and boasting a selection of dishes wholly out of our fair country, Bodega is a little splash of South American life that could be just the ticket for a boozy lunch hour or three in the city. Plough down on some sweet South American fare, from burritos and fajitas, all before tucking in to their cocktail or craft beer selection, trust us, there's many.
Sometimes you just want to escape to suburbia for a little lunchtime tipple and tasty chow? Well then my friend, let The Plough be your guide. Known for their contemporary yet vintage interiors, their dapper beer garden and their bustling atmosphere, The Plough are coming up trumps when it comes to lunch. Whether it's a thin crust pizza and beer or a premium patty and a cocktail, The Plough is a laid back lunch getaway with the tasty fare to match.
The Bureau can be found in the very heart of Birmingham, making it just the stop for a quick lunch-time stop off. Dally on down to the business district where this 1930s style bar will keep you fed and hydrated once lunchtime strikes. From their smashing selection of daily changing deli dogs to their ultimately bespoke cocktails, you'll go both back in time and to taste heaven on a trip to The Bureau.
It may give off the guise of any British boozer, but The Rose Villa Tavern harbours a mouth watering menu of Stateside classics. From their selection of cheese smothered hot dogs and premium patties brimming with dry aged beef to the rest of their New York inspire diner fare, The Rose Villa Tavern are taking you for lunch across the pond with a selection of local ales and hand made cocktails to boot.
A vintage clad resident found in the heart of Moseley, The Village is bringing a little interior charm to this boozer of days gone by. If you're not swooning over their kitsch fabrics and mis-matched wares, you'll be sure to be chowing down on their selection of classic, homemade grub and a slick selection of drinks; there's even a charming selection of gin cocktails if lunchtime so takes you.
Sauntering around Selfridges but feeling awfully parched after all the battering that your plastic took today? You needn't walk far for a little liquid lunch. A refreshing addition to the heart of this bustling shopping centre, The Balcony is one of your more refined lunch retreats; tuck into a glass of bubbly before trying their bespoke range of classic British bistro dishes. Try their Afternoon Champagne Picnic.