Where to Watch The Ashes in Birmingham
Are you ready and raring to watch a cricket battle between two of the biggest teams in the world? A time-held game that has been played since the dawn of time, aka 1882, The Ashes see England and Australia pit their wickets against one another every year for a sporting spectacle. Hoping to find a bar in Birmingham to watch the biggest test series in cricket? Then we've got just the list for you. Check out our recommendations for the best bars to watch The Ashes in Birmingham and root your team on (whoever they may be).
Last updated on 15th May 2016
With the sprightly sunny weather at an all time high, there's no better place to watch the Ashes than in a beer garden in Birmingham. But where can you find one with a television outside? Boasting HD screens both indoors and out, The Lord Clifden is a great place to catch the Ashes and grab a cider slushie while you're down.
A popular student pub in Birmingham, Gosta Green is something of a sporting gem tucked away in the Birmingham suburbs. A cool and relaxed pub just shy of the city, Gosta Green is cosy yet quirky all at once. With Sky Sports, free wi-fi and HD screens, you need not miss a minute to the action as you'll have all The Ashes antics happening right in front of you.
You didn't think that the only Australian bar in Birmingham would miss out on one of the biggest Australian cricket events of the year, did you? A fun themed party bar in the heart of Birmingham's Broad Street, Walkabout is a sports bar set to play all the best highlights of this year's Ashes with their selection of giant HD screens and premium Aussie pints
Three metre HD screens, Sky Sports coverage and a 'fanzone'? Something tells us that you'll be more than happy with your fill of Ashes coverage at Birmingham's most premium sports bars. Nestle down with an oh so reasonably priced pint, or play a game of pool while you wait; nothing should stop you cheering on your favoured cricket team this season.
See every wicket this Summer at this family-run bar and restaurants. Alongside watching Jimmy Anderson tear through Australia's middle order on one of their eight HD screens, you can try a range of locally sourced beers and ales at their splendid little bar. To really soak up all the sunshine on offer, grab a pint of your favourite drink and head to their idyllic beer garden, where you can see all the fast-paced action on their huge, outdoor screen.
Barmy about the Ashes? Funny that, so are The Goose. A pocket friendly student filled pub in the heart of Selly Oak, The Goose is not only brimming with HD TV screens, it's got the coverage to match, with no Ashes minute gone awry. Head on down to Selly Oak to catch the latest test match as England take on Australia.
How better to watch one of the oldest rivalries in sporting history than in a quintessential English pub? With an exquisite rustic décor, this is one of the most warm and welcoming pubs around. The walls are covered in bookcase wallpaper to add to this traditional feel, and the mahogany fire place offers an ideal spot to unwind with a tall pint of delicious ale. Showing every single cover drive and boundary of this years Ashes, the hours will fly by at this picturesque Harborne pub.
If you're making your way through Birmingham city centre this month and looking for a cool pub in Birmingham to catch all the best Ashes action then make haste for The Sun on the Hill. A modern pub in the heart of the city, The Sun on the Hill promise plenty of HD screens for you two watch England and Australia go head to head again this year.