Quirky and Retro Bars in Birmingham

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Birmingham is known for its industrial revolution and the second largest city in England but what you don’t know is the fact that it’s a really popular city with a upbeat nightlife, that would definitely make you want to come back and spend more time exploring it.
I have seriously enjoyed many nights out in Birmingham, but still have missed a lot of under ground bars that only a handful of people know about.

Here are some of the best quirky and retro bars in Birmingham!



Geisha’s is a traditional Japanese interior with modern tattoo design, which gives it this modern and upper-class feel to it, it’s a bar which becomes a club space, that offers its customers private club space which gives it that feel of exclusivity.

Location: The Cube Wharfside Street,, Birmingham, B1 1RN
Style: Japanese
Type: Cocktail Bar & NightClub
Price Range: Affordable



Spotlight is a quirky place with lots of different pieces of art work around the building and has that industrial feel, as its located underneath a railway arch, which are really popular in Digbeth.

Location: Lower Trinity St, Birmingham B9 4AG
Type: Cocktail Bar & Lounge Bar
Price Range: Cheap


The Lost & Found

The Lost & Found is an old bank that was transformed in to this beautiful botanical themed bar, with a Victorian charm and has a ‘secret’ room which is located behind a bookshelf door that is used as a private room for booking only and also has a bar inside.

Location: 8 Bennetts Hill, City Centre, Birmingham B2 5RS
Type: Lounge Bar, Restaurant Bar, Cocktail Bar
Price Range: Affordable


The Alchemist

The Alchemist is truly one of the best places to visit, it has class, cocktails and that romantic dark look, its really a place of style and class, its on of the most unique bars you can visit, it’s a place you don’t want to miss, as it offers a menu that will surprise you, its well worth experiencing.

Just remember if you going at peak times, to expect to wait a while, this is a highly popular place.

Location: Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 2DA
Type: Cocktail Bar, Lounge Bar
Price Range: Affordable


The Botanist

The Botanist is known for its botanical themed cocktails, beer and ales; the interior of the place is whimsical and its very opened and gives plenty of space to the public, even when its full, you can still enjoy the place, it has that garden inspired feel to it.

Location: 14-16 Temple St, Birmingham B2 5BG
Type: Cocktail Bar, Lounge Bar, Restaurant Bar
Price Range: Affordable


Bacchus Bar

You might find this place hard to find, an underground bar which is located in one of the oldest streets in Birmingham, you have to walk down the sweeping spiral staircase that will lead you to this underground dungeon, its well designed in medieval Gothic interior, you can find an entire suit of Armour in a corner and even half naked entwined bodies, with lots of dark lighting which gives this place that special look, its really relaxing and interesting atmosphere.

Location:Burlington Arcade, New St, Birmingham B2 4JH
Type: Lounge Bar, Pub
Price Range: Affordable


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