Housed within The Grand Hotel, the authentic Italian restaurant's festive three-course lunch provides the perfect excuse to pop your feet up. Only looking for drinks? Gusto's got you covered with their impressive menu of beers, wines and cocktails.
Bars Near Birmingham Christmas Market
Don't get me wrong, it fills me with Brummy pride that we happen to boast one of the country's largest outdoor markets. But sometimes sauntering around the happy log cabins, knocking back mulled wine and cracking out your best ice skating skills - aka not falling over for longer than ten seconds - can be exhausting work. On the *likely* off-chance that you'll be in need of a midway pit-stop or a well-earned drink once you're done, why not check out our recommendations for the best bars near Birmingham Christmas Market.
Add some extra glitz and glam to your day with a visit to swanky cocktail spot, Dirty Martini, to try out their Christmas concoctions. Decked out with sultry lighting, art deco furnishings and neon signs, the bar is definitely no shrinking violet and makes the perfect setting whilst sipping from one of their delicious drinks from the massive menu.
A treasure trove of vintage Victorian flair and fanciful flavours, this slick city centre boudoir bar will transport you to a botanical oasis with their floral interiors and fanciful cocktails. Refuel with their Christmas cookie loaf cake before leaving hearts aglow with festive - and sugar-induced - cheer.
Need a break from the market masses? Then pop down to Bacchus Bar, located underneath the Burlington Arcade, for a festive tipple or two in the medieval masonry. With a great selection of cask ales, local beers, spirits and wines, this is a great spot to escape the holiday hordes.
Stylish lighting, wood flooring and colourful furnishings all make this spot a strong contender for a much-needed pit-stop amid the market craze. Pop in with your group for a sharing board of winter classics and a mulled wine or two before rejoining the Brummy masses.
Craft brew fanatic? Then look no further than Brewdog. Not only do they have heaps of lagers, ciders and IPAs on draft but the venue's also serving up some real warehouse-chic vibes. Gather up your gang of merry men and head over for their seasonal drinks package.
You've had a snippet of Germany and a fully flung feel of Birmingham but have you had a load of South America yet? Located slap bang in the middle of Bennett's Hill, Bodega bar and restaurant is the place to set your chilly winter chops on fire with a delicious selection of tequila-based cocktails and tantalising chilli dishes.
Looking to warm those cockles after bounding around one of the best Christmas Markets in the country? With one of the biggest collections of beer in the whole of the UK, coming up to nearly 350, The Post Office Vaults is definitely one for ale aficionados and beer-loving babes.