Nightlife Guide

Discover the best in Birmingham nightlife. From live music venues in Birmingham to DJ bars, nightclubs and bars with cool club nights. We also scout Birmingham for the best alternative club nights and live music gigs for a monthly music what’s on gig guide.

0800 088 6911

MeetspaceVR, (beneath) Utillita Arena, Saint Vincent Street, Birmingham, B1 2AA

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MeetspaceVR (featuring Zero Latency Free Roma) is a video game entertainment centre that brings the best of breed virtual reality experiences under one roof. Read more…

0121 227 2255

104-108 Floodgate Street, Birmingham, UK

Tue-Thur: 3pm-11pm, Fri & Sat: 12pm-Midnight, Sun: 12pm-10pm, Mon: Closed

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The Floodgate is an experiential craft beer and cocktail activity bar located in the Custard Factory, Digbeth, Birmingham. Read more…

29B Mary Vale Rd, Birmingham B30 2DA, UK

Thur: 6pm –10pm, Fri: 4pm – 10pm, Sat: 1pm – 10pm, Sun: 2pm – 8pm, Mon - Wed: Closed

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Tucked away, on a quiet unsuspecting street in Stirchley, exists vegan friendly Attic Brew Co. Literally a stones throw from Bournville train station, Attic Brew Co. Read more…

0844 871 3011

The Alexandra, Suffolk Street Queensway, Birmingham, UK

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The Alexandra was built in 1901 by William Coutts at a cost of £10,000 and was originally called the Lyceum. Read more…

0121 236 4455

Birmingham Repertory Theatre, 6 Centenary Square, Birmingham, UK

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Birmingham Repertory Theatre is also affectionately known as ‘Birmingham Rep’ or ‘The REP’. The theatre is a producing theatre situated on Centenary Square. Read more…

0121 643 6824

Head of Steam Birmingham, Temple Street, Birmingham, UK

Mon - Thu: Noon - 11:30pm, Fri: Noon - 1am, Sat: 11am - 1am, Sun: Noon - 11pm

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Founded in 1995, The Head of Steam is a small chain of craft ale bars dotted around the UK. Read more…

0121 2720999

15-20 St Paul's Square, Birmingham, UK

Mon - Wed: 8am - 11pm, Thu: 8am - Midnight, Fri - Sat: 8am - 1am, Sun: 8am - 11pm.

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Saint Pauls House encompasses a restaurant, bar and boutique hotel. The design and concept suggest a nod to the casual, yet contemporary buzz of Shoreditch. Read more…

0121 792 0771

79a Digbeth, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Mon-Tues: 10am - 9pm, Wed-Thurs: 10am - 11pm, Fri: 10am - 1am, Sat: 10am - 1am

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Digbeth Works is a fusion of a coffee shop, bar, restaurant and pub; with a comfy, cosy and quirky philosophy. Read more…

0121 773 2111

43 River St, Birmingham B5 5SA, UK

Fri: 16:00 – 00:00, Sat: 12:00 – 00:00

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Tucked down a back street in deepest Digbeth, there exists a weekend meeting place for young and old, a converted factory unit, with large vats full of… Read more…

0121 233 2693

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

Mon - Wed: 11am–11pm, Thu: 11am-Midnight, Fri & Sat: 11am-Midnight, Sun: 11am-10pm

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1000 Trades is an independent Neighbourhood Bar and Kitchen situated in the Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham. Read more…

07974 442314

The Engine Room, 25 Floodgate Street, Birmingham B5 5SL, UK

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The Engine Room Digbeth opened as a private hire venue in 2017. Read more…

0117 925 9273

Digbeth Arena, Lower Trinity Street, Birmingham B9 4AG

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Digbeth Arena is a unique, open-air arena located in the heart of the city’s industrial landscape. Read more…

0117 925 9273

The Mill, Digbeth, 29 Lower Trinity Street, Birmingham B9 4AG, UK

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Since the closure of the nationally known Rainbow Venues, green shoots have started to emerge amidst the Industrial landscape of what is actually the original heart of… Read more…

0121 554 0177

The Rebel Chicken, Pitsford Street, Birmingham, UK

Wed - Sat: Midday - 11pm

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The Rebel Chicken is situated in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter near to the main Metro stop. Read more…

0121 236 6222

48 Frederick Street, Birmingham B1 3HN, UK

Sun - Thu: 12:00 - 23:00, Fri - Sat: 12:00 - 0:00

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aR bar & gallery comes from the desire of creating a new concept in Birmingham, something you would never expect, a place where mediterranean passions fuse to… Read more…

177 Corporation Street, Birmingham, UK

Mon - Fri: 9am - 6pm, Sat: 10am - 6pm, Sun: Closed

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Art. Music. Food. Culture. Read more…

0121 427 9800

41 High Street, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Mon - Wed: 9am-6pm, Thurs - Sat: 9am-6pm (From July 9am-11pm)

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Scott’s of Harborne is a Café-Bar situated on the very busy Harborne high street. Read more…

Next Door & Spotlight, Lower Trinity Street, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Thu, Fri & Sat: 5pm - Late

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Digbeth Dining Club started out life in 2012 as a street food event which was designed to pull together some of the best street food vendors in… Read more…

0121 643 5811

The Ruin, 92 Floodgate Street, Birmingham B5 5SR, United Kingdom

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The Ruin on Floodgate Street is a sign, that Birmingham is bucking the trend with pubs reopening, rather than closing. Read more…

0121 643 1253

7-8 Suffolk Street Queensway, Birmingham B1 1LT, United Kingdom

Tue-Thu: 4pm-12:30am, Fri-Sat: 3pm-1:30am, Sun & Mon: Closed

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Located on Suffolk Street Queensway (a short hop, skip and jump away from John Bright Street and New Street Station), Bourne and Co. Read more…

0121 440 4278

The Castle & Falcon, Moseley Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham, UK

Fri-Sat: 5pm-4am, Sun: 5pm – 3am

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The Castle and Falcon established itself way back in 1852, and has been home to live music for decades, hosting legendary acts such as UB40 and Duran… Read more…

0121 439 4190

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 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 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 643 7890

The Big Bull's Head, 75 Digbeth, Birmingham B5 6DY, United Kingdom

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Digbeth has long been renowned for its Irish boozers. 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…

01216 438918

Unit 1 Orion, 115 John Bright Street, Birmingham B1 1BE, United Kingdom

Mon - Sat: Noon - 10.30pm, Sun: Noon - 10.00pm (Cider served until 11:30pm Mon - Sat and 11pm Sun)

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The Stable Pizza company was born in 2007, when Richard and Nikki Cooper exchanged a life in London’s music industry, with a more rural idyllic foodie lifestyle… 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…

0121 780 3333

Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Symphony Hall opened in 1991 to immediate public and critical acclaim. Read more…

0121 780 3333

Birmingham Town Hall, Victoria Square, Birmingham B3 3DQ, United Kingdom

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Birmingham Town Hall presents an exciting and varied programme of many concerts and events every year, designed to appeal to people of all ages and backgrounds, reflecting… Read more…

0121 448 5204

16, Parkgate Shopping Centre, Stratford Road, Shirley, B90 3GG

Tue - Fri: 5pm - 10pm, Sat & Sun: 12pm - 10pm, closed on Mondays

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Opened in November 2016, Indico Street Kitchen is an award-winning Indian street food restaurant with a cocktail bar situated in Parkgate, Shirley. Read more…

0121 236 7426

Actress & Bishop, Ludgate Hill, Birmingham, UK

Mon-Thu: 12pm-2am, Fri: 12pm-4am, Sat: 5pm-4am, Sun: 1pm-2am

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The Actress & Bishop first opened in 2003 and has since become one of the city’s most established live music venues. Read more…

0121 622 5363

71 Lombard Street, Digbeth, Birmingham B12 0QU, United Kingdom

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PST was a vision born way back in the early 80’s, it was a vision of people coming together as one (People Stand Together) with one ingredient… Read more…

0121 291 5087

22 Great Hampton Street, Birmingham B18 6AQ, United Kingdom

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The Church has been in Birmingham for well over 100 years and it is now the HQ of The Soul Food Project. Read more…

0121 4494198

118 Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham, West Midlands B13 8EE, United Kingdom

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The Prince of Wales (since 1861) is arguably one of the best pubs in the UK. Read more…

0121 5237515

34 Great Hampton St, Birmingham B18 6AA, United Kingdom

Sun - Thu: 10am - Midnight, Fri - Sat: 10am - Late

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Situated in Hockley, near the Jewellery Quarter, The Lord Clifden has been sympathetically restored to reflect the original Victorian decor. Read more…

0121 4887966

The Sun On The Hill, 23 Bennetts Hill, Birmingham B2 5QP, United Kingdom

Mon - Thu: 10am - Midnight, Fri - Sat: 10am - 1am, Sun: 10am - Midnight

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Located on Bennetts Hill opposite the South American inspired Bodega Cantina and next to Wetherspoons, The Sun on The Hill stands out as a cool, upbeat city… Read more…

The Nightowl, 17-18 Lower Trinity Street, Birmingham B9 4AG, United Kingdom

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The Night Owl is The Midlands’ finest soul and retro club. Read more…

0121 2339144

The Red Lion, Warstone Lane, Birmingham B18 6NG, United Kingdom

Sun - Thu: 10am - Midnight, Fri - Sat: 10am - Late

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The Red Lion has been beautifully renovated in keeping with its original Victorian design. Read more…

0121 772 3822

104 Warwick St, Birmingham B12 0NH, United Kingdom

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From the city centre, there are two direct routes to the Spotted Dog pub, you can either venture down Digbeth High Street and take a right down… Read more…

0121 224 7777

The Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Birmingham B9 4AA, United Kingdom

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The Custard Factory is one the UK’s leading destinations for creative and digital businesses, independent shops and alternative culture. Read more…

07845 083 322

500-5004 Moseley Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham B12 9AH, United Kingdom

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Ort is a licensed cafe that holds regular exhibitions and events including spoken word and poetry, live music. Read more…

0121 6325296

Island Bar, Birmingham, Suffolk Street Queensway, Birmingham, UK

Tue-Wed: 5pm–Midnight, Thu-Sat: 5pm–3am, Sunday: 7pm–3am, Mon: Closed

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Another trusted addition to the Bitters n Twisted family, Island Bar opened in 2006 and has since earned an enviable reputation as one of the best cocktail… Read more…

0121 6339439

The Victoria, John Bright Street, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Mon - Thu: Noon - Midnight, Fri - Sat: Noon - 2am, Sun: Noon - Midnight

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The Victoria pub in Birmingham city centre has been serving punters for well over half a century. Read more…

0121 444 2081

Hare & Hounds, 106 High St, Kings Heath, Birmingham B14 7JZ, United Kingdom

Sun - Wed: Noon - Midnight, Thu - Sat: Noon - Late (may vary)

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The Hare and Hounds has been a firm Kings Heath favourite, for drinkers and music lovers, for over a century. Read more…

0121 2360345

The Jekyll & Hyde, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham, UK

Mon – Thu: Noon – 11pm, Fri & Sat: Noon - 1am, Sunday: Closed

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The intriguing and mysterious split personality of The Jekyll & Hyde bar is home to over 90 of the finest global gins, cask ales, cocktails in jam… Read more…