Cocktails and Cake in Birmingham
Some say that you're either a savoury or a sweet person. So if you're savoury? You best be leaving this page sharpish. A given right for any edible passage, we've uncovered some of the best places in Birmingham to indulge in cakes and cocktails alike, whether you want your chops around a rambunctious red velvet, or a lush Manhattan. Check out our recommendations for the best cocktails and cake in Birmingham, chowing down on some of the best sugar laden treats in the city.
Not only voted in our 2014 awards for boasting one of the best cocktail menus in Birmingham, The Jekyll and Hyde can whip up a delicious sugar frenzy on any given day. From classic cakes to vintage inspired treats alongside some of the best mixology in the Birmingham business, The Jekyll and Hyde are coming up sugar trumps. Oh, and didn't we tell you, some of their cocktails are candy shop orientated too!
A New Orleans nook in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter, The Church Inn may not be kitsch, but it is down right cool. Whether you're knocking back a Mint Julep and supping away on their sumptuous Blood and Sand, you can share in the cocktail wealth with some seriously sticky cake concoctions, from Red Velvet and Mississippi Mud Pie to a chocolate and pecan brownie.
Home-made and humble are but a few of the words to describe a darling destination like Cherry Reds. Infamous for their hand-made cakes, cupcakes and sugary treats, Cherry Reds aren't short on the delicious when it comes to their collection. Place that alongside a petite but top notch selection of classic cocktails, and you're chuckling all the way to the dentist.
A dapper hotel bar in the heart of the city, Alvar Bar is a sumptuous destination for any upmarket evening in the city. So how do their cocktails and cake fare? Boasting a truly classic selection of cocktails such as a Cosmopolitan or a Manhattan, and promising a dabble in their sweet tooth orientated afternoon tea, Alvar is a great destination for sugary libations and lush cakes alike.
One of Birmingham's most darling drinking endeavours, The Lost and Found is a whimsical and wonderful palace of botanical interiors, rich cocktails and their very own secret bar, and you're heading on down for cocktails and cake. From their own collection of hand crafted cocktails and cool concoctions to delicious sweet treats such as their pistachio brownie fingers and custard tart, you'll be shouting about this destination all the way back to the Victorian era.