Historic Pubs in Birmingham

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You might be interested in claiming your first pint of the evening but have you even stopped for once to consider the history of the venue in which you're drinking? No. Well, then you're silly. There are plenty of historic pubs in Birmingham to help you enrich your drinking sessions, and when you start to delve deep, pretty soon you'll start unravelling a wider history about the city itself. Trust us, this is a fascinating city. So take a look at our selection of historic pubs in Birmingham and get delving.

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The Anchor Inn

The Anchor Inn is steeped in history, serving the people of Birmingham since 1797. Today, it offers a wide range of real ales, draught and bottled beers, plus a range of home made snacks and meals.

308 Bradford Street, BIRMINGHAM, B5 6ET
(0121) 622 4516

    The Craven Arms

    The Craven Arms is a traditional pub in the heart of Birmingham serving real ales, a fine selection of wines and spirits plus a wide range of beers. They also offer a traditional pub menu with great food.

    Upper Gough Street, Mailbox, Birmingham, B1 1JG
    07845 289124


      This is where Ozzy Osbourne played his first ever gig. Not historic enough for you?

      65 Station Street, Birmingham, B5 4DY

        Old Contemptibles

        The Old Contemptibles takes its name from a group of First World War veterans who used to meet up regularly in the pub in 1953. Since then it has become a popular venue in the area, with wood panelling and ornate carvings creating a warm atmosphere in which to enjoy a wide range of food and drink.

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

          Old Crown

          The Old Crown is undisputedly the oldest pub on the High Street, dating back to 1386.

          188 High Street, Deritend, Birmingham, B12 0LD
          (0121) 248 1369

            Tap and Spile

            Dating back to 1821, the Tap and Spile is traditional pub situated by the canal and offers a wide range of bottled beers, ales on tap plus a selection of food.

            Gas Street, BIRMINGHAM, B1 2JT
            (0121) 632 5602