Where to Watch Wimbledon in Birmingham
For all its grunting, huffing and bat bashing, Tennis just so happens to play host to one of the biggest sporting events in the world and we're pretty big fans up here in Birmingham. While held down in London, there are plenty of places to catch all of the sporting action up in our very own city. Check out our recommendations for some of the best places to watch Wimbledon in Birmingham and show you know your match point from your love in some of these great bars.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
This popular Aussie-themed bar chain wouldn't dare shy away from one of the biggest Tennis tournaments of the year. Prone to a little Murray and Federer action, Walkabout in Birmingham have entire area's of the bar dedicated to all the latest tennis antics. Check out this themed bar in Birmingham for all the latest in Wimbledon updates.
This great little student boozer just shy of Birmingham city centre are no strangers when it comes to Wimbledon. Showing all of the live action and match highlights, you'll love the coverage that Gosta Green have in store (see what we did there?). There may be no strawberries or parasols but there'll be plenty of atmosphere and cheap drinks at this pub in Birmingham over the Wimbledon weeks.
This year the Ashes will likely replace Wimbledon in their Birmingham's best cool and quirky beer garden. However you'll find the best live coverage of this year's Wimbledon matches at the front bar. Promising all the Murray matches and more, The Prince of Wales is a pub in Moseley that take their sport oh so seriously. Hooting and hollering awaits!
If you want to settle down in one of Birmingham's beer gardens this summer season for a spot of Wimbledon watching, then make haste for Hennessey's in Digbeth. A fun family-run bar in Birmingham, Hennessey's not only boast a huge outdoor TV screen with the latest sky coverage but a further 8 HD screens dotted inside the bar.
The absolute monster of all sports bars, encompassing everything from snooker and darts to Sky Sports HD and 3D TV, Rileys is committed and keen to be showing you the very best of the Wimbledon saga from start 'til finish. Not missing anything, be entertained by all things tennis as you and your comrades come to Rileys and awash with cheap chow and brilliant bevs, satisfy all your Wimbledon wants.
Host to one of the most raucous Wimbledon atmospheres in the city thanks to its sheer size, this June 29th to July 12th, Brindleyplace will be turning on the big screens once more for another year of centre court endeavours and strawberries in the sunshine. Completely free and hosted on one of the biggest screens in the city, this is a bustling place to catch those Murray moments.
With bets being strewn about the place for Wimbledon's current golden boy, a casino for some of the best tennis in the world surely makes sense? Not only hosting Wimbledon specials and competitions, Grosvenor Casino in Broad Street will be showcasing some of the finest centre court moments, and one of the most British endeavours in sport. Pimm's anyone?
Promising no less than beers, strawberries and cream, the tennis is a truly British affair at this kitsch bar in Birmingham this summer. Promising live coverage from all the main games at Wimbledon this year, The Plough makes for a cool and quirky retreat in the suburbs of Birmingham thanks to its bustling beer garden and cool vintage furniture.
Early 20th century old and charming, grade II-listed Trocadero is an easy-going and iconic Brummy hangout, which will be screening those oh so teeth-gritting sets over our beloved tennis season. Feast on food deals, stomach the wide range of real ales and be captivated on Wimbledon's two weeks tennis spectacular. Expect a marathon of "Murray!" cries within a warm and welcoming barroom.