Real Ale Pubs

Discover some of the best real ale pubs in Birmingham. From backstreet boozers full of character to modern stylish craft beer bars.

0121 440 4278

402 Moseley Road, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Thur: 5pm–12am, Fri: 6pm–4:30am, Sat: 6pm–4:30am, Sun: 6pm–4:30am (Mon/Tue/Wed: CLOSED)

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The Castle & Falcon is an Irish owned family run live music venue. Read more…

0121 289 3939

One, Snow Hill, Birmingham B4 6GH

Mon-Fri: 10am to close; Saturday: 11am to close; Sunday: CLOSED

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Bar Opus is a cool, stylish big city bar offering delicious cocktails, wine and spirits with a seasonally changing menu. Read more…

0121 633 0838

38 Bishopsgate Street, Birmingham B15 1EJ, United Kingdom

Sun - Thur: 11am - 11pm, Fri - Sat: 11am -2am

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Thes Bull’s Head by Davenports, is a listed traditional pub. Read more…

0121 2129964

The Pig & Tail, Albion Street, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Mon - Sat: 11am - 11pm,​ Sun: 11am - 10pm

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Created by locally raised husband and wife team who wanted Birmingham to enjoy their love of family style fresh food, locally sourced produce in a relaxed, yet… Read more…

0121 4263373

The New Inn, Vivian Road, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Mon: 4pm - 11pm, Tue – Thurs: 12pm – 11pm, Fri – Sat: 12pm – 12am, Sun: 12pm – 11pm

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A traditional pub, the New Inn is situated in the leafy Birmingham suburb of Harborne and has been listed in street directories as far back as 1845. Read more…

0121 236 7910

The Rose Villa Tavern, Warstone Lane, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Mon - Thurs: 12pm – 11pm, Fri: 12pm – 12am, Sat: 11am – 1am, Sun: 11am – 1am

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Another beautiful old pub saved from a more commercial use. Read more…

0121 439 5840

16 Lower Essex Street, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Thurs - Sat: 6pm - 3am

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The guys at Amusement 13 Birmingham wanted a Craft Beer and cocktail offering in the newly refurbished venue and so they asked Dare’s. Read more…

0121 427 3678

21 High St, Harborne, Birmingham B17 9NT, United Kingdom

Mon - Wed: 8am - 11pm, Thu - Fri: 8am - 12am, Sat: 9am - 12am, Sun: 9am - 10:30pm

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Voted one of the “Top 20 Pubs in the UK” by The Morning Advertiser, The Plough in Harborne has a villagey vibe right in the centre of… Read more…

0121 227 5139

3-6 Waterloo Street, Birmingham B2 5PG, United Kingdom

Mon - Fri: 6.30am - 11pm, Sat - Sun: 7am - 11pm

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With quality steak at its core, a contemporary menu to appease any appetite and a bar that’s guaranteed to bring in the crowds, Bar + Block brings… Read more…

07814 213200

1000 Trades, 16 Frederick St, Birmingham B1 3HE, United Kingdom

Mon - Thu: 4pm – 11pm, Fri: 4pm to Midnight, Sat: Noon - Midnight, Sun: Noon - 10pm

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Birmingham’s newest craft beer bar 1000 Trades has opened its doors in the Jewellery Quarter, joining a host of other new fandangled bars which will be sure… Read more…

0121 248 1368

The Old Crown, 188 Digbeth, Birmingham B12 0LD, United Kingdom

Mon - Sat: 8am – 12am (1am Fri), Sun: 11am – 12am

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The Old Crown is one of Birmingham’s oldest buildings. Read more…

0121 622 2586

276 Bradford Street, Birmingham B12 0QY, United Kingdom

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The White Swan in Digbeth is a throw back to a Birmingham which is in fast decline. Read more…

0121 643 2546

9 Shaw's Passage, Birmingham B5 5JG, United Kingdom

Thu - Sat: 11:30am - 11pm, Sun: 11:30 - 8pm

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Birmingham’s continued culinary revolution has tempted Tom Maher and Scott O’Bryne to open their first diner, the Original Patty Men, in Brum’s industrial hinterland, known as Digbeth. Read more…

0121 600 7430

14-16 Temple Street, Birmingham B2 5BG, United Kingdom

Mon - Wed: Noon - Midnight, Thu: Noon - 1am, Fri: Noon - 1am, Sat: Noon - 1am, Sun: Noon - Midnight

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The Botanist is a great addition to Temple Street in the centre of Birmingham. Read more…

2 City Arcade, Birmingham B2 4TX, United Kingdom

Mon to Thu: 9am - 11pm, Fri & Sat: 9am - Midnight, Sun: 11am - 11pm

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Tilt is a multi-functional space that explores and celebrates the concepts of Craft Beer, Specialty Coffee and Pinball. Read more…