Date Night in Birmingham

Oh Birmingham, you hopeless romantics. You guys love a cheeky candlelit wine and dine, sharing smooches and popcorn at the movies and whispering sweet nothings to your significant other over a cocktail of two. Fortunately for you, Birmingham has a whole host of romantic restaurants and intimate bars to make any occasion - whether that be a first date, anniversary or romantic meal - a fun and memorable one. Check out our recommendations of the best Brummie date night spots and treat that special someone to a night out in the UK's second city. 

Last updated on 8th November 2019




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Do you think that panoramic views of the city 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. 

Island Bar

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Creativity reaches new peaks at the Island Bar on Suffolk Street. Armed with a diverse arsenal of sweet fruits and potent spirits, the team of mixologists entertain the crowds with their flaring skills and juggling hands. Grab your partner and watch all the high jinx at this quirky Birmingham bar. 

Located in the heart of the heralded Mailbox complex, Harvey Nichols offers a luxurious and decadent experience for loved-up couples. Enjoy dinner at their stylish restaurant or come for a few cocktails upstairs, where elegant drinks are enjoyed in a glamarous venue with leather banquette booths.

Flight Club Birmingham

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Fancy a bit of flirty competition with your crush? Then take them to Flight Club - the new 'social darts' phenomenon that's bringing life back to the tradition pub sport. Head to the stylish arcade-themed spot on Temple Street during their daily Fizz Hour from 5-7pm for some prosecco and let the games begin.

The Jekyll and Hyde

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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.

Malmaison Bar

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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. 

The Electric Cinema

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If you're looking for something a little different this date night then how about a unique and cleverly crafted event at The Electric Cinema? Hailed as one of the UK's oldest working cinemas, the venue boasts red velvet furniture and sharing sofas for a perfect laid-back evening of thrilling scenes and independent movies.

Arco Lounge

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Subtle Parisian chic and crafty cocktails, this spot has it all. A relaxed and cosy restaurant bar in Harborne, Arco Lounge is a great first date venue to get to know each other over a bottle or two. How about wowing your date with a cool urban myth? Because apparently this bar may in fact be owned by none other than Banksy. 

Bar Estilo

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If you and that lucky someone happen to be after some authentic Spanish cuisine then you've come to the right place. Situated next to the canal in the heart of Birmingham's Mailbox complex, Bar Estilo is a serene, romantic and inviting restaurant bar. Shall we make that one or two carafes of vino for the table?