Central Birmingham Bars

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Should you be seeking a nice, centrally located bar in the city, why not peruse our recommended list of central Birmingham bars and pubs? There are plenty of delightful watering holes in the city centre and our guide to central Birmingham bars and pubs will steer you in the right direction.

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Bacchus Bar

A lavish underground drinking den, Bacchus is a secret pleasure (for those who can find the hidden staircase).

New Street, BIRMINGHAM, B2 4RF

    Crown Hotel

    Recently refurbished, The Crown has been transformed from an ugly ducking into a beautiful swan!

    182 Corporation Street, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6UD
    (0121) 236 5382

      Old Contemptibles

      Smart, warm and opulent The Old Contemptibles really is pure Victoriana.

      176 Edmund Street, BIRMINGHAM, B3 2HB
      (0121) 2003310

        Old Joint Stock

        An impressive, grand old pub in an attractive setting just by St Phillips Cathedral.

        4 Temple Row West, City Centre, BIRMINGHAM, B2 5NY
        (0121) 200 0946


        There’s something endearing about this place. Maybe that’s just because it’s a little different from most of the other city centre bars.

        10 Barwick Street, BIRMINGHAM, B3 2NT
        (0121) 2366866


          Red is a hidden den of intimacy, Shangri-la style. Come here to worship the god of cocktail on Temple Street.

          Temple Street, Birmingham, B2 5BN
          (0121) 643 0194

            Subside Bar

            If you like your venue and your night to be a little grungy, then this is the place to be on Fletchers Walk.

            Fletchers Walk, Paradise Place, BIRMINGHAM, B3 3HJ
            0121 2120211

              The Wellington

              The Wellington is a bit of a legend in local pub lore simply due to the number of real ales it offers.

              37 Bennetts Hill, BIRMINGHAM, B2 5SN
              (0121) 2003115

                The Yardbird

                One of Birmingham's less mainstream venues, the Yardbird feels like you are stepping back in time to a golden jazz era.

                Paradise Place, Birmingham, B3 3HJ
                (0121) 212 2524