18 Amazing Cocktail Bars in Birmingham You Have to Visit

Cocktail Bars in Birmingham

Updated On: November 08, 2023 by   Ciaran ConnollyCiaran Connolly

Birmingham is a lively city filled with nightlife, bars, and pubs, a lot of which serve up amazing cocktail creations every day of the week. In this article, you will learn about 17 of the cocktail bars in Birmingham, which are great to visit, from boozy brunch chillouts to high-energy night-out spots. Birmingham has it all and more!

Looking for more cocktail bar inspiration? We also have a cocktail bar article on Belfast; why not check it out the next time you visit?

What Cocktail Bars in Birmingham Should You Visit?

  1. 40 St Pauls
  2. Aluna
  3. Couch
  4. Dirty Martini
  5. Fox & Chance
  6. Gas Street Social
  7. Henman & cooper
  8. Ikigai
  9. Jukeboxers
  10. Kilo Ziro
  11. The Alchemist
  12. The Botanist
  13. The Cocktail Club
  14. The Lost & Found
  15. The Pineapple Club
  16. The Prince of Wales
  17. Tonight Josephine
  18. Bar + Block

40 St Paul’s

Cocktail Bars in Birmingham
Cocktail Bars in Birmingham – 40 St Paul’s

Voted the Best Cocktail Bar in Birmingham 2019 by Independent Birmingham, this amazing moody venue had to make the list. An ideal cocktail bar for a gin lover as they specialise in gin cocktails, but their menu has a cocktail to suit anyone. Celebrating a special occasion? Why not book in for a Gin Tasting session or for a taster of ‘Gin, Chocolate, and Cheese’ sounds like a winning combo to me.

Address: 40 Cox St, Birmingham B3 1RD

Opening Hours:

MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday5–11pm
Thursday5–11pm
Friday5–11pm
Saturday3–11pm
SundayClosed

Aluna

Cocktail Bars in Birmingham – Aluna

Located at the beautiful Canalside in The Mailbox is Aluna, a place to get away from the norm and experience some extraordinary cocktails. Aluna offers a huge range of cocktails, including, signature drinks that come Instagram-ready to your table, cocktail trees to share with all your friends, and large sharers which come from a cauldron. All that a bit too much? Don’t worry; they also serve classic cocktails such as the espresso martini, sour, or zombie.  

If you are looking for an extra special weekend treat, you can book a bottomless brunch and enjoy delicious brunch food and a few too many cocktails.

Address: 128-130, The Mailbox, Wharfside St, Birmingham B1 1RQ

Opening Hours:

Monday4–11pm
Tuesday4–11pm
Wednesday4–11pm
Thursday1pm–12am
Friday12pm–1:30am
Saturday11am–1:30am
Sunday11am–11pm

Couch

Cocktail Bars in Birmingham
Cocktail Bars in Birmingham – Couch

Couch is a neighbourhood cocktail bar that stands for having the enjoyment of cocktails in a relaxed and casual setting. Put away the pretension of cocktail culture and have a laid-back experience here. Their cocktail menus change every 6 months and have fun themes inspired by TV. This bar was voted one of the top 20 bars to visit in the world by The Telegraph, so if you’re looking for cocktail bars in Birmingham, make sure this one makes your list.

Address: 1466 Pershore Rd, Stirchley, Birmingham B30 2NT

Opening hours:

MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday5–11pm
Thursday5–11pm
Friday5–11pm
Saturday4–11pm
Sunday3–8pm

Dirty Martini

Cocktail Bars in Birmingham
Cocktail Bars in Birmingham – Dirty Martini

Dirty Martini has a quirky and fun vibe to go with their funky cocktails, making it a great spot to take photos of your cocktails as well as enjoy them. You can, of course, look forward to a wide range of martinis served in a variety of flavours. Dirty Martini offers 12 varieties of Martini, from Espresso to Mango and Chilli. Martinis, is that not your thing? They also offer a wide range of gin, tequila, rum, and vodka cocktails to suit you.

Address: 7 Bennetts Hill, Birmingham B2 5ST

Opening Hours:

Monday4pm–12am
Tuesday4pm–1am
Wednesday4pm–1am
Thursday4pm–2:30am
Friday2pm–2:30am
Saturday12pm–2:30am
Sunday2pm–12am

Fox & Chance

Cocktail Bars in Birmingham
Cocktail Bars in Birmingham – Fox & Chance

Take a chance on this loungey venue for pages worth of cocktails. The friendly staff will ensure you find one you love, whether it is an adventurous new creation or a well-loved classic.  Sit back and relax on a comfy couch and take the chance to enjoy a lovely cocktail.

Address: 45 Pinfold St, Birmingham B2 4AY

Opening Hours:

MondayClosed
Tuesday5pm–12am
Wednesday5pm–12am
Thursday5pm–12am
Friday4pm–1am
Saturday3pm–1am
Sunday5pm–12am

Gas Street Social

Cocktail Bars in Birmingham
Cocktail Bars in Birmingham – Gas Street Social

Filled with a great atmosphere, bottomless brunches, fantastical cocktails, and great fun, makes Gas Street Social a great place to be for cocktails in Birmingham. Relax and enjoy a cocktail while having a good socialize with great company. Why not enjoy a cocktail for dessert such as their rhubarb and custard cocktail?

Address: The Mailbox, 166-168 Wharfside St, Birmingham B1 1RL

Opening Hours:

Monday11am–11pm
Tuesday11am–11pm
Wednesday11am–11pm
Thursday11am–11pm
Friday11am–11pm
Saturday10am–11pm
Sunday10am–6:30pm

Henman & Cooper

Cocktail Bars in Birmingham
Cocktail Bars in Birmingham – Hernan & Cooper

A jazzy rooftop bar with high-energy atmosphere and great drinks flowing. Enjoy great company and music in this exciting cocktail bar. Perfect for parties and special events, just make sure your party go-ers are over 21 as they are an over 21s venue.

Address: 110 Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 3AG

Opening Hours:

Monday3–11pm
Tuesday3–11pm
Wednesday12–11pm
Thursday12–11pm
Friday12pm–2:30am
Saturday12pm–2:30am
Sunday2–10pm

Ikigai

Cocktail Bars in Birmingham
Cocktail Bars in Birmingham – Ikigai

Want something a little bit different from your cocktail bar? This newcomer to the cocktail bar scene in Birmingham is offering just that. Ikigai in the Jewelry Quarter specialises in cocktails made with amazing Japanese ingredients. Paired with a relaxed atmosphere to ensure you can sit back and enjoy some amazing flavours you may have never tried. Find your ikigai (Life’s passion) in this funky venue.

Address: 16 Frederick St, Birmingham B1 3HE

Opening Hours:

MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday6–11pm
Thursday6–11pm
Friday6–11pm
Saturday2–11:30pm
Sunday2–8pm

Jukeboxers

Cocktail Bars in Birmingham
Cocktail Bars in Birmingham – Jukeboxers

Dance, drink, and dine the night away with this quirky take on a cocktail bar. Jukeboxers hosts live music constantly throughout the night from a set of pianos duelling on stage. There are also other instruments and lovely vocals which join the fray at certain times, and the talented staff take on requests ensuring you can hear your favourite songs while tasting your favourite cocktails.

Address: Unit 1, Arena, Birmingham B1 2AA

Opening Hours:

MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday5pm–1am
Thursday5pm–1am
Friday5pm–2am
Saturday12pm–2am
Sunday5pm–1am

Kilo Ziro

Cocktail Bars in Birmingham
Cocktail Bars in Birmingham – Kilo Ziro

This café and bar are helping out the planet and supporting ethical businesses around Birmingham and beyond. They even offer a range of cocktails which are from a local garden patch, reducing food waste and giving you a creative new cocktail with seasonal produce. They also offer classes on zero-waste cocktails and live music in the bar. What’s not to love?

Address: 1 Gibb St, Deritend, Birmingham B9 4BF

Opening Hours:

MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday11am–7pm
Thursday11am–9:30pm
Friday11am–11pm
Saturday11am–11pm
Sunday12:30–7pm

The Alchemist

Cocktail Bars in Birmingham
Cocktail Bars in Birmingham – The Alchemist

Dramatically crafted and served cocktails which will make you feel magic, The Alchemist offer spell-binding cocktails and classes to let you in on the magic.

Address: 10F-12F The Water’s Edge, Brindley Pl, Birmingham B1 2HL

Opening Hours:

Monday11am–12am
Tuesday11am–12am
Wednesday11am–12am
Thursday11am–1am
Friday11am–2am
Saturday10am–2am
Sunday10am–12am

The Botanist

Cocktail Bars in Birmingham
Cocktail Bars in Birmingham – The Botanist

Explore a world of botanical cocktails, including seasonal offerings to make anyone feel festive. They even offer bottomless brunch if you want to try out the beautiful food served with their cocktails.

Address: House 14, Cheltenham, 16 Temple St, Birmingham B2 5BG

Opening Hours:

Monday12–10:30pm
Tuesday12–10:30pm
Wednesday12–11:30pm
Thursday12pm–12am
Friday10am–2am
Saturday10am–2am
Sunday10am–10:30pm

The Cocktail Club

Cocktail Bars in Birmingham

Looking for a party atmosphere with DJs, dancing, and of course, cocktails? The Cocktail club is a great venue for all three. You may even get a themed cocktail or two, as their menu is always changing. If you are looking for less bottomless brunch and more banging tunes and bellinis, this is a great cocktail bar for you.

Address: 31 Temple St, Birmingham B2 5DB

Opening Hours:

Monday4pm–2am
Tuesday4pm–2am
Wednesday4pm–2am
Thursday4pm–2am
Friday4pm–2:30am
Saturday12pm–2:30am
Sunday4pm–2am

The Lost & Found

Cocktail Bars in Birmingham – The Lost and Found

Victorian architecture and classic British food accompany cocktails at Lost & Found, not to mention the possibility of finding a secret bar…

Definitely worth having a look around while you enjoy their delicious range of cocktails.

Address: 8 Bennetts Hill, Birmingham B2 5RS

Opening Hours:

Monday12–11pm
Tuesday12–11pm
Wednesday12–11pm
Thursday12–11pm
Friday12pm–1am
Saturday11am–1am
Sunday11am–11pm

The Pineapple Club

The self-proclaimed sassiest cocktail bar in Birmingham, is filled with pink and green interiors which make for a beautiful setting to enjoy and Instagram your cocktails.

Address: 16 Great Western Arcade, Birmingham B2 5HU

Opening Hours:

MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
WednesdayClosed
Thursday5–10pm
Friday5pm–12am
Saturday12pm–12am
Sunday12–6pm

The Prince of Wales

Cocktail Bars in Birmingham
Cocktail Bars in Birmingham – Prince of Wales

This traditional boozer is not just serving up pints and delicious pub grub as they also offer amazing cocktails from raspberry bellinis to espresso martinis. Relax in the comfortable atmosphere and sip the day away.

Address: 84 Cambridge St, Birmingham B1 2NP

Opening Hours:

Monday12–11pm
Tuesday12–11pm
Wednesday12–11pm
Thursday12–11pm
Friday12pm–12am
Saturday12pm–12am
Sunday12–11pm

Tonight Josephine

Cocktail Bars in Birmingham – Tonight Josephine

A girls night paradise full of flowing cocktails and photo ops. Tonight Josephines is a great spot for the girls who want to grab a years worth of instagram pictures and enjoy cocktails at the same time.

Address: 12 Burlington Arcade, Stephenson St, Birmingham B2 5EE

Opening Hours:

Monday5pm–12am
Tuesday5pm–12am
Wednesday5pm–12am
Thursday5pm–1am
Friday7:45pm–2am
Saturday5:30pm–2am
Sunday4pm–1am

Bar + Block Birmingham

Cocktail Bars in Birmingham

With experts hand-cutting steaks to match guests’ appetites, Bar + Block has quickly become a firm favourite amongst steak lovers in the city. Open from breakfast until late, Bar + Block has got everything covered. Whether it’s a location for a date night, you’re grabbing an after-work cocktail or catching up with friends and family; it is one to add to your list.

You can indulge in more of everyone’s favourites; the new restaurant has launched a fantastic Bottomless Brunch, where you can enjoy 2 delicious courses and 2 hours of bottomless drinks. That means more flame-grilled steak, more hand-crafted burgers, more sparkling prosecco, more ice-cold beer, and most importantly … more reasons to brunch out with friends!

Address: 5 Exchange Square, The Priory Queensway, Birmingham, B4 6FY

Opening Hours:

Monday11.30am – 11pm
Tuesday 11.30am – 11pm
Wednesday11.30am – 11pm
Thursday11.30am – 11pm
Friday11.30am – 11pm
Saturday11.30am – 11pm
Sunday12pm – 10.30pm
Opening Hours – Bar + Block Birmingham

The city of Birmingham is bursting with amazing bars, and so many serve up a menu packed with brilliant cocktails from the classic to the crazy out there! Did we mention your favourite cocktail bars in Birmingham, or have we missed it? Let us know in the comments below.

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