Things to Do For Couples In Birmingham

Romance isn't just for Valentine's Day, you know? Whether your other half is in to swanky restaurants, or low key settings, you can spice things up with a thoughtful and fun date in Birmingham. From sipping on clever cocktails, going bonkers at bowling or catching some comedy from the comfort of your sofa, we've rounded up the best date ideas in Birmingham this season.

Last updated on 12th October 2021

  The Big Birmingham Bake

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The ultimate test for any budding relationship, The Big Birmingham Bake is inviting couples of all culinary levels to join them in their iconic tent for 90 minutes of high-pressure, laugh out loud antics. You'll be given all the equipment and ingredients needed to create a sweet treat, presenting your final masterpiece to a panel of experts for their all-important verdict.

'Tis the season to start cuddling up in some of Birmingham's cosiest pubs. From old-school city centre spots to cute boozers serving the suburbs, we've rounded up the very snuggliest of locals for you lovebirds to check out.

The Jam House Birmingham

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Woo your other half with an evening of smooth jazz and blues, with some of the city's best musicians at this fun bar. One of the best things to do for couples in Birmingham, The Jam House offers great drinks and top-notch tunes from a regularly-changing line-up of pitch perfect performers.

If you're a couple looking for a quirky date idea in Birmingham, Old Joint Stock Pub & Theatre is one top spot. Offering cosy pub vibes, wholesome bites and thirst-quenching sips, combined with avant-garde theatre and hilarious events, this is one cool place to take your partner. 

While venues of comedy shows are continuing to re-start IRL, there's still loads of online laughs for you to enjoy from the safety of the sofa. From quirky quiz events and hilarious immersive antics, to classic stand-up sessions, we've got the lowdown on some of the best virtual comedy nights on the web.

Gravy season is finally upon us and it's time to get stuck in to some of the best Sunday roasts in the city. A classic go-to for all (slightly hungover) Birmingham couples, these heaving plates of roasted veggies and juicy cuts of meat really come to life when paired with a few pints or a bottle of the good stuff.

With more canals than actual Venice, touring the waterways can introduce you to some of the best activities for couples in Birmingham. Check out some of the most historic areas of the city, complete with bankside sips and more hands-on water sports.