drink

The Vaults

This lounge bar is the ideal setting to unwind and let your hair down. With signature exposed brickwork and bespoke furniture it's a stylish spot for a tipple. Alternatively, you can book a booth and have your own private party. Cocktail master classes are also available.

Details

Newhall Place, Newhall Hill, Birmingham B1 3JH ,

+44 (0)121 212 9837

www.vaultsbirmingham.com

The Old Joint Stock Pub

In the shadows of Birmingham's St Philip's Cathedral lies the Old Joint Stock Pub and Theatre which hosts a number of events including music nights, comedy nights, plays and locally-written productions. Pop in for a drink and enjoy the entertainment on offer.

Details

4 Temple Row West, Birmingham B2 5NY ,

+44 (0)121 200 1892

www.oldjointstocktheatre.co.uk

The Victoria

Dating back to the end of the 19th century, The Victoria pub is rich in history and charm. They do however keep the atmosphere young and fresh with a quirky decor, a snazzy selection of drinks and cocktails and a fun range of entertainment

Details

48 John Bright Street, Birmingham B1 1BN ,

+44 (0)121 633 9439

www.thevictoriabirmingham.co.uk/

GINGER'S BAR

With recipes that date back to 1923, this award-winning bar knows a thing or two about cocktails. The pleasant atmosphere and friendly staff make the experience all the more enjoyable.

Details

11 Newhall Street, Birmingham B3 3NY,

+44 (0)121 200 1588

www.purnellsbistro-gingers.com/gingers-bar

The Red Lion

The Red Lion, in the Jewellery Quarter, is an urban art bar and a great destination to eat, drink and admire some nifty art work. Hit up the juke box and chow down on the legendary hand-cut chips while you're at it. We approve.

Details

95 Warstone Lane, Hockley, Birmingham B18 6NG ,

+44 (0)121 233 9144

www.theredlionbirmingham.com