Date Night in Birmingham

Cheeky first date smooches, the coveted one year anniversary, or heck, maybe you guys just fancied a romantic meal in the city because you're all lovely like that! Birmingham has a whole host of great restaurants and romantic bars that can make any occasion a fun and memorable one. Check out our recommendations for the best bars for a date night in Birmingham and treat that special someone to a night out in the UK's second city. 

Last updated on 13th February 2017

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Mix up your date night in Birmingham with some new and different vibes from the Mockingbird Theatre in the heart of the Custard Factory. Taking to Birmingham's most creative quarter like a duck to water, the venue is a socialising hub, where you guests treat their special someone to frivolous comedy nights, thrilling film screenings and a great casual dining experience in a buzzing atmosphere. 

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Digbeth

Amantia

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Sharing is caring, as they say, so get yourself down to Amantia for your Birmingham date night and share delicious tapas, paella and Spanish themed dishes between you. And if you really want to turn up the heat on your romantic night, there are a whole host of flamenco shows, salsa nights and live music to really turn up the intimacy.

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Birmingham City Centre

Located in the heart of the heralded Mailbox complex, Harvey Nichols offers an experience of luxury and decadence to loved up couples. Enjoy dinner and drinks from their stylish restaurant or come for a few cocktails upstairs, where elegant drinks are enjoyed in a high-end apothecary styled venue with leather banquette booths.

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The Mailbox and Brindleyplace

Island Bar

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Island Bar
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Creativity reaches new peaks at the Island Bar on Suffolk Street. Armed by a diverse arsenal of sweet fruits, potent spirits and an eye for blending flavours, the team of mixologists love to push boundaries. Having curated a quirky menu of fine libations, the bartenders entertain the crowds with their flaring skills and juggling hands. Grab your partner and watch all the high jinx at this quirky Birmingham bar. 

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Birmingham City Centre

The Jekyll and Hyde

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The Jekyll and Hyde
Early Bird Dinner Gin Parlour

Is your beau a little obsessed with cocktails? Looking for the ultimate destination to impress? Then we've just the place. A Victorian den of cocktail whimsy, The Jekyll and Hyde cultivate some of the most unique concoctions in the city, where a toothpaste cocktail merely comes as standard and vintage charm reigns supreme.

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Birmingham City Centre

The Button Factory

38 user reviews

Get ready to impress your dates at this pared-back, minimalist and chic restaurant and bar. The Button Factory is in the Jewellery Quarter and offers diners intimate and cosy dining areas. A charcoal grill is used to gently flavour the menu, and the bartenders are experts at whipping up a cocktail.

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Jewellery Quarter and Summer Row

Bottega Prosecco Bar

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Get a taste of Venice in Birmingham with Bottega prosecco bar. Not only will you get a taste of their wonderful selection of prosecco, wine and cocktails, their menu is packed with delicious Italian dishes, from fresh pasta to tapas-style sharing plates. Sat on the first floor of the Resorts World complex, it offers beautiful views out of its floor-to-ceiling windows, while the lavish gold interior and impressive collection of prosecco bottles on display creates a sophisticated, intimate date environment.

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The Chameleon

6 user reviews

Spread across a number of different areas and boasting an intriguing selection of crafted cocktails, the Chameleon in Birmingham is the perfect suave spot to treat that special someone. Shimmering with energy and sparkling with elegant chandeliers, the stage frequently hosts live musical performances from some of Birmingham's brightest young talents. Swoon over a show and sink gently into each other at this beautiful bar.

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Birmingham City Centre

Annexe

1 user reviews

Teetering on the edge of vintage-cafe, Annexe is a heralded romantic venue in the heart of the city. Oozing 1920s charm and dining finesse, Annexe serves an indulgent selection of French dishes - the food of love, we hear. With a handful of themed dining nights out and plenty of surprises up their sleeves, a visit to this spot is sure to put a smile on your partner's face.

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Birmingham City Centre

The Bureau

4 user reviews

With their subtle 1920's chic and clear nod to the days of drinking like Don Draper, The Bureau can be an ultimately amorous destination come sundown. From their cleverly crafted cocktails to charming leather booths for a private, and cosy chat, date nights at The Bureau are a damn dapper affair. 

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Birmingham City Centre

Looking to wow that special someone that you're with? Do you think that panoramic views of the Birmingham skyline may just cut the romantic mustard? Marco Pierre White does. Opening up his very own steak and champagne bar at the top of Birmingham's iconic Cube, MPW has created a romantic atmosphere in the heart of the city with plenty of premium bottles of bubbly to boot. 

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The Mailbox and Brindleyplace

The Electric Cinema

3 user reviews

If you're looking for something a little different in Birmingham for your date night then how about a unique and cleverly crafted event at The Electric Cinema in Birmingham city centre? Hailed as one of the UK's oldest working cinema's, The Electric Cinema boast only the best in red velvet finery for many a night of thrilling scenes and independent movies.

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Birmingham City Centre

Malmaison Bar

1 user reviews

Located in The Mailbox's Malmaison Hotel, Malbar is the most devilishly stylish bar for date night. Whether you want to swoon a first date or have an intimate catch up with your other half, the dim lighting, rich mahogany furnishings and swooping staircase give just the right air of romance. Choose your poison from an extensive drinks list, and definitely sample a cocktail mixed by the maestro barman. 

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The Mailbox and Brindleyplace

The Vaults

2 user reviews

Many may say that a basement bar in Birmingham doesn't exactly sound like a romantic affair, but we think they may just be wrong. Hidden away under the streets of Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter is this bespoke restaurant bar in the city. From private brick-clad booths to rich seating areas and low lighting, The Vaults make for a truly romantic meal on a weekend in Birmingham. 

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Jewellery Quarter and Summer Row

With countless shelves of craft beer lining the walls, and some of the finest ales and stouts in the entire Midlands, the diverse drinks menu alone makes Birmingham's World Bar an ideal spot for brunch. If you're looking for a date with a bit of edge, and fancy yourself as a bit of a beer connoisseur, then be sure to head to this quirky spot, nestled comfortably in Birmingham's Resorts World. 

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Fumo

7 user reviews

So what's the one thing that many may say is the best part of their relationship? The sharing? The caring? If you fancy plumping yourself in one of Birmingham's most luxurious restaurant bars with a crafty cocktail and sharing platter of Venetian tapas, then Fumo is the place to do it. Boasting upmarket dishes and indulgent fine dining, a suit and dress at dinner wouldn't look out of place at all. 

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Birmingham City Centre

Arco Lounge

3 user reviews

Subtle Parisian chic and crafty cocktails, Arco Lounge has it all. An intimate and cosy restaurant bar in Harborne, Arco Lounge is a great venue for a relaxed date night in Birmingham that's perfect for getting to know each other. How about wowing your date with a cool urban myth? Because apparently this bar may in fact be owned by none other than Banksy. 

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Harborne

Located on the top floor of Brum’s Resorts World complex, The Sky Bar is a sophisticated cocktail bar inspired by some of the finest rooftop bars in the world. Come for exquisite Wu Xing cocktails and pan-Asian eats at one of the most sought after venues in the Midlands.

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Bar Estilo

2 user reviews

If you and that lucky someone happen to be after some authentic Spanish cuisine in the heart of Birmingham's trendy Mailbox complex then you've come to the right place! Boasting a traditional selection of authentic Spanish tapas, Bar Estilo is a serene, romantic and inviting restaurant bar in the heart of the city, and right by the canal too might we add.

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The Mailbox and Brindleyplace

Suave, sophisticated and oozing sultry elegance, the High Line Bar & Lounge is the perfect spot for a romantic date in Birmingham. Deck out with a line-up of dazzling cocktails and a number of soft cushioned booths, you'll feel as if you and your partner are in a world of your own at this stylish New York inspired den.   

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