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The 10 coolest cocktail bars in Birmingham

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It’s beginning to look a lot like cocktails! They’re everywhere you go. Birmingham is brimming with cool cocktail bars to dance the night away in (sit-down dancing at the moment!). If you’re heading out tonight, check out our guide of where to bag the best Bellini's, find the finest French martini and sip the smoothest strawberry daiquiris in the city!

Mixologist creates fire as he prepares a cocktail at Aluna in Birmingham

Aluna can be found within the bustling Mailbox complex beside Birmingham’s iconic canals. This waterfront location in the perfect setting for its expert team of mixologists and chefs to provide a truly magical experience like no other.

With its 80-strong menu of cocktails, this canal-side treasure is a theatre of flaming mixology and theatrical bartending.

Exterior of The Rose Villa Tavern in Birmingham's Jewellery Quarter

This charming and decorative pub is situated in Birmingham’s dazzling Jewellery Quarter. It is a Victorian whirlwind of eclectic furniture, rich leather chairs, stunning chandeliers and large stained-glass windows.

The Grade II listed venue is perfect for everyone and is definitely worth a visit for those looking for something a little different.

Exterior of The Button Factory Birmingham with people drinking on a roof terrace

The Button Factory is self-styled as the Jewellery Quarter’s ‘hippest hangout.’ The Frederick Street location strips things back with its stunning bare brick interior.

Its new outside terrace, ‘The Yard,’ is the perfect place to sip its impressive array of cocktails on a crisp Autumn evening.

Interior of The Lost and Found in Birmingham with wisteria foliage

The Lost & Found push the boundaries of discovery. Here, you can lose yourself in a whimsical world of molecular mixology. Found at Bennetts Hill, a stone’s throw from the Cathedral, satisfy your drinking needs in this unique Victorian hideaway and recall the glamour of bygone eras.

Interior of The Botanist in Birmingham with chandeliers and wooden decor

Located on Temple Street, not far from New Street station, expect botanical themed cocktails using an award-winning mixture of fresh herbs, fruits and spirits.

Inside, the décor is a mix of chic and rustic with an emphasis on wood, strange chandeliers and intricate wrought iron features.

Interior of Dirty Martini on Bennetts Hill in the heart of Birmingham

This beautiful venue can be found on Bennetts Hill in the heart of Birmingham’s city centre. Bespoke martinis and glamorous interiors take centre stage here. Angel wings, neon signs and other design features are ideal for those seeking the perfect photo for Instagram.

Interior of 52 Gas Street canal-side bar and restaurant in Birmingham

This gem of a canal-side bar & restaurant is housed in one of Birmingham’s heritage establishments. Cloaked in a history of entertainment, celebrity encounters and immersed in culture, 52 Gas Street brings an exciting mix of music, performance and arts to the city centre.

Mixologist creates a fiery cocktail at Nuvo Birmingham

Located in Brindleyplace, at Nuvo you will find an amazing array of bespoke cocktails, premium spirits and a hand-selected list of the finest wines and champagne. Nuvo’s large choice of cocktails are crafted and created by expert bar tenders.

The interior boasts a sleek setting paired with modern décor and is a perfect hideaway from the hustle and bustle of Brindleyplace.

Fumo bar and San Carlo restaurant Birmingham

Located on Waterloo Street, if you’re looking for something swanky and upmarket, Fumo is the place for you! This stylish and sophisticated restaurant and bar boasts Japanese style splendour and sleek marble fixtures. Fumo is part of the renowned San Carlo group and exudes an air of sophistication that is popular for after work drinks.

Exterior of Bourne and Co cocktail bar on Suffolk Street Birmingham

Situated on Suffolk Street, Bourne & Co. is a sleek speakeasy in Birmingham, harking back to the bygone era of the prohibition. Bourne & Co’s. mixology echoes that of classic Golden Age elegance. Here you’ll find a tailored menu of cocktails both old, new and signature. There’s an air of vintage charm about Bourne & Co. that feels like stepping into a time machine and heading back to better times.

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