Bars to Watch Birmingham Dragonboat Festival

14 years on and the Brindleyplace Dragonboat Festival race is still going on strong. A corporate fundraising race that brings together local companies and Brummie locals far and wide, this Dragonboat race is anything but formal. One of Birmingham's funniest jaunts, this family friendly spectacle is awash with fancy dress, creativity, Chinese lion dancers and more on the canal banks of Brindleyplace. Check out our recommendations for bars to watch the Dragonboat Festival in Birmingham. 

Last updated on 15th May 2016

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Another bar loitering on the water's edge by Brindleyplace canal, The Slug and Lettuce is a great place to dabble in drinks before, after and in between Dragonboat races. Family friendly as much as it is bank friendly, everyone's welcome at this stylish restaurant bar in Birmingham. 

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The Mailbox and Brindleyplace

All Bar One

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Head to All Bar One in Brindleyplace after the races for a delish selection of cocktails, drinks and tapas galore at this wine bar in Birmingham. Known for its after work crowd and buzzing atmosphere, this bar is set to come alive once the Dragonboat Festival reaches its peak on the Brindleyplace canals.

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The Mailbox and Brindleyplace

Pitcher & Piano

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If you want a premium spot for the Dragonboat races, you couldn't get a better pitch than this Brindleyplace bar. Birmingham's Pitcher and Piano just so happens to be where this fun filled, raucous festival begins. Perch yourself on their terrace or second floor balcony for one of Birmingham's Dragonboat Festival hotspots, you won't miss a drop of the action! 

Happily Affordable ££
The Mailbox and Brindleyplace

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