10 Cocktail Bars In Birmingham, England

cocktail bars in birmingham

Birmingham is known for its colorful range of activities throughout day and night. Needless to say, the food and beverage options in Birmingham are nothing but extensive. In this article, we would like to bring you across some of the cocktail bars in Birmingham that you definitely do not want to miss when you are here for a drink. If you are one who is looking for a vibrant nightlife with a gratifying gathering session with your friends and families, check out this list! This is a curated list of the best cocktail bars in Birmingham that will not disappoint you.

1. Dirty Martini

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Posted by Dirty Martini Birmingham on Friday, March 19, 2021

Located right in the heart of Birmingham, Dirty Martini envelops you in a cozy environment, surrounded by booths that serve all ranges of liquors. Due to its spacious capacity of being able to fit up to 330 people at once, the bar is also a great place for you to consider if you would like to organize any sort of event that involves a big number of people. Dirty Martini also serves food from Sunday to Thursday, from 4 PM to 10 PM and from 4 PM to 11 PM on Fridays and Saturdays.

Dirty Martini

Address: 7 Bennetts Hill, Birmingham B2 5ST

Website: Dirty Martini

Opening hours: Monday - Wednesday (3 PM - 12 AM); Thursday (3 PM - 1:30 AM); Friday - Saturday (12 PM - 2:30 AM); Sunday (12 PM - 12 AM)

Average price for two people: GBP 20 (USD 27)

2. Bourne & Co.

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Looking for a good place to let loose late at night? Bourne & Co. is the place you are looking for. The bar gives you a dark and allusive environment that is perfect for you to sit down and enjoy your very own dose of cocktail while you relax after a long day of exploring. The laid back atmosphere will also make you feel like you are being given your very own private space, without the interference from anyone else. Bourne & Co. also serves food, the signature dish includes a 7-Course chakra for those who are looking to dine in at the same time.

Bourne & Co.

Address: 7-8 Suffolk St, Queensway, Birmingham

Website: Bourne & Co.

Opening hours: Tuesday - Friday (6 PM - 2 AM); Saturday (12:30 PM - 2 AM); Sunday (4 PM - 12 AM)

Average price for two people: GBP 20 (USD 27)

3. Praza

For a more elegant style of enjoying cocktails, Praza is the place to be. Apart from cocktails, Praza also serves fine dining, making it an ideal place for you to enjoy a gratifying meal with liquor. The place is also well-known for its innovative menu, refining Indian cuisines in a creative way yet not losing its traditional touch at the same time. On top of that, Praza also has their very own martini collection that you must not miss when you are here. If you are not fond of alcoholic, you can also try out their non-alcoholic mocktails and lassi.


Address: 94-96 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham

Website: Praza

Opening hours: Monday - Saturday (5 PM - 11:30 PM); Sunday (1 PM - 6 PM)

Average price for two people: GBP 15 (USD 20)

4. The Edgbaston Cocktail Lounge

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Located in a 20-bedroom boutique hotel, the cocktail lounge provides guests with an elegant and classic drinking experience in an absolutely private setting, making it a perfect place to drink for those who would like some personal time after a tiring day in the city. Not to mention that the cocktail lounge is an award-winning one, hence guarantees the unique experience you will get here. Apart from the wide range of cocktails on its menu, the lounge also offers European and British-style dishes, alongside an award-winning afternoon tea set that is served daily.

The Edgbaston Cocktail Lounge

Address: 18 Highfield Rd, Birmingham B15 3DU, UK

Website: The Edgbaston Cocktail Lounge

Opening hours: 24 hours

Average price for two people: GBP 26 - 45 (USD 35 - 60)

5. Gas Street Social

Gas Street Social embraces the value of providing friends and families the best place to gather and enjoy themselves, hence giving the bar a comfortable and cozy environment right from the moment you set foot into the place. Apart from cocktails, Gas Street Social also serves all-day dining menus in a contemporary European style, ranging from steak, burgers, fries, and wings. Wines and beers are also served on an international range.

Gas Street Social

Address: 166-168 Wharfside Street, The Mailbox, Birmingham

Website: Gas Street Social

Opening hours: 11 AM - 11 PM

Average price for two people: GBP 45 (USD 60)

6. Turtle Bay

Turtle Bay - Caribbean Eating & Drinking - John Bright Street
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Come and experience a vibrant drinking session in Turtle Bay! Here, you will get to dine in a casual setting inspired by beach shack and street vendors, giving you a taste of the Carribean Island all at the same time. Apart from cocktails, Turtle Bay also serves dishes ranging from platters to main courses. Due to the nature of the setting, we would recommend you to check out this bar with a group of friends, party on, and enjoy a getaway right in the center of Birmingham itself!

Turtle Bay

Address: 81-91 John Bright St, Birmingham, B1 1BL

Website: Turtle Bay

Opening hours: Sunday - Wednesday (11:30 AM - 11:30 PM); Thursday (11:30 AM - 12:30 AM); Friday - Saturday (11:30 AM - 1:30 AM)

Average price for two people: GBP 11 - 25 (USD 15 - 33)

7. Island Bar

For a different kind of drinking experience, Island Bar is a unique place where you will be able to taste cocktails of a recipe that’s exclusive to the bar. Thanks to their innovation, the bar has also won multiple awards and is now credible enough to open up classes for one to learn how to mix the perfect cocktail! The bar serves cocktails exclusively so we would highly recommend travelers who are looking for a good cocktail session to stop by when you are in Birmingham.

Island Bar

Address: 14-16 Suffolk Street, Birmingham, B1 1LT

Website: Island Bar

Opening hours: Tuesday - Wednesday (5 PM - late); Thursday - Saturday (5 PM - 3 AM); Sunday (7 PM - 3 AM)

Average price for two people: GBP 11 - 25 (USD 15 - 33)

8. Ginger's Bar at Purnell's Bistro

Ginger’s Bar is a very passionate bar who would like to bring drinking cocktails into the next level. If you are one who takes drinking seriously, then you might not want to miss this bar. With its award-winning bartenders, Ginger’s Bar’s bartenders are more than happy to discuss cocktails with you and share their knowledge. The bar also serves food for those who are here for a meal.

Ginger's Bar at Purnell's Bistro

Address: 11 Newhall Street, Birmingham, B3 3NY

Website: Ginger’s Bar at Purnell’s Bistro

Opening hours: Monday - Thursday (12 PM - 11 PM); Friday (12 PM - 12 AM); Saturday (12 PM - 1 AM); Sunday (12 PM - 5:30 PM)

Average price for two people: GBP 11 - 25 (USD 15 - 33)

9. Be At One

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Have a fun time out in Be At One with lots of cocktails, music, and parties! Be At One is all about happy drinking. Here, you will meet bartenders and staff who are more than glad to keep you company while you enjoy the music and cocktail throughout the night. With a spacious setting spreading through two bars over two rooms, Be At One is also an ideal place for you to hold a gathering that is meant to be noisy and vibrant. The bar serves exclusively alcohol, best recommended for those who are looking to let loose after a hectic day.

Be At One

Address: 131-133 Upper Richmond Road, SW15 2tr London, United Kingdom

Website: Be At One

Opening hours: Monday - Wednesday (4:30 PM - 1 AM); Thursday (4:30 PM - 3 AM); Friday (4 PM - 3 AM); Saturday (2 PM - 3 AM); Sunday (4:30 PM - 12 AM)

Average price for two people: GBP 11 - 25 (USD 15 - 30)

10. The Alchemist

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Posted by The Alchemist Birmingham on Monday, January 25, 2021

Also known as “The City of A Thousand Cocktails”, The Alchemist’s unique architecture setting makes it an elegant, one-of-a-kind place to stop by for a drink. With a solemn yet classic atmosphere, the bar provides a great place for those who want to indulge themselves in a surrounding that is unlike any other they have been too, all the while enjoying cocktails of various variations at the same time. The Alchemist also serves food ranging from breakfast, finger food, starters, and main course meals. It makes a great place not only for a drink but for a bite too.

The Alchemist

Address: THE GRAND, Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 2DE, UK

Website: The Alchemist

Opening hours: Monday - Wednesday (8 AM - 12 AM); Thursday - Friday (8 AM - 1 AM); Saturday (10 AM - 2 AM); Sunday (10 AM - 11 PM)

Average price for two people: GBP 11 - 25 (USD 15 - 30)

Sit back and enjoy a cocktail in Birmingham

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Birmingham is filled with tons of things to see. But in the midst of exploring, never forget to also slow your steps down and take some time to relax. With this list of cocktail bars we recommend, we hope that you do not only have a memorable adventure discovering the historical landscapes of this elegant town, but you will also get to taste cocktails that are unlike any other that you’ve tasted before.

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