Ultimate List Of Birmingham Beer Gardens You Need To Visit

When the weather is cracking the flags during the summer months and you fancy some drinks with your mates, there’s only one place that’s calling your name and that’s a beer garden. 

For us, there’s nothing better than soaking up the sun rays whilst sinking into some alfresco drinks and grooving along to a summer’s playlist within a beer garden – it can’t just be us, right? 

British beer gardens are simply iconic, and thankfully the West Midlands city of Birmingham is absolutely full of outdoor drinking spots.

If you’re in need of some inspiration, check out our ultimate list… 

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1. Boho Beer Garden 

If you’re looking for a gorgeous space to sip on some cocktails with your friends, Boho Beer Garden is the place for you. 

This vibrant outdoor venue in the heart of Digbeth offers street food from around the world, a huge drinks selection as well as first class entertainment with live music and DJs mixing all of your usual feel good tunes. 

It’s not just alfresco drinks and food here either, the place is always buzzing with an event programme of arts, fashion, live music, markets, festivals and sports. 

Keep your eyes on their socials to discover all of the events taking place this summer so you don’t miss out! 



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Address: Boho Gardens, 1 Rea Terrace, Deritend, Birmingham B5 5TR

2. The Gosta Green 

If you’re after somewhere to get your Vitamin fix and enjoy some tipples, The Gosta Green is definitely worth checking out. 

This iconic Birmingham pub is located on the edge of Aston University and Birmingham City University campuses and serves cask and craft beer, along with cocktails and all your usual drinks selection. 

Their outdoor area features plenty of tables, cabins, quirky artwork painted on the walls as well as a big screen so you can watch the latest sports showings. 

The laid-back vibe at this boozer is perfect for summer drinks, and they even offer student drink deals, ensuring you won’t have to stretch your budget for an enjoyable day in the sun! 



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Address: Holt St, Birmingham B7 4BG

3. Luna Springs 

Wondering where to dart when the sun is shining? Luna Springs is a top choice

Luna Springs is a lively outdoor bar located in the former Digbeth Arena site, serving up funky cocktails, refreshing craft draft beer and delicious street food. 

Aside from their epic food and drink menu, their buzzing events programme features live music, themed bottomless brunches, bingo nights, club nights festivals and more, so you’ll always be entertained when heading here. 

If you’re wanting to get the good vibes flowing, you can book a table for any Friday or Saturday now!



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Address: Digbeth Arena, Lower Trinity St, Deritend, Birmingham B9 4AG

4. Hop Garden 

Searching for beer gardens to become your regular drinking hole in Birmingham? Hop Garden is a must. 

Located in the heart of Harborne within walking distance from the University of Birmingham campus, Hop Garden is the ideal place to enjoy some summertime tipples with your pals.

Their massive garden space is always heaving when the sun makes an appearance, with heated seats and TVs showcasing sports and entertainment. 

On the weekend they also have vinyl nights and live music which adds to the great atmosphere. 

This cask and craft keg bar even specialise in beer festivals, tap takeovers and brewer events so if you’re a beer lover, this is the spot for you. 



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Address: 19 Metchley Ln, Harborne, Birmingham B17 0HT

5. The Plough 

In need of a beer garden to make the most of the sunny weather? The Plough is a firm favourite for students and locals alike. 

This Harborne High Street gem has built up over 13k on Instagram and is known for its stone-baked pizzas, local beers, lovely wines, infamous pub quiz and their exceptional outdoor space. 

Their leafy summer terrace is perfect for lounging, eating and drinking in the sunshine, and even has shelter and heaters in case the weather doesn’t want to play ball! 

This independent bar hasn’t been crowned award winning status for nothing to be sure to venture down for your next day drinking sesh.



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Address: 21 High St, Harborne, Birmingham B17 9NT

6. The Canal House Bar & Restaurant

When it comes to outdoor drinking spots in Birmingham, The Canal House Bar & Restaurant should be one to check out. 

You’ll find this Country-style cocktail bar and restaurant on Bridge Street with amazing cocktails, live music,  as well as a large terrace area, which is the best place to bask in the sunshine with the company of your friends. 

The best part is, you won’t struggle to get a table as their sun-soaked garden is absolutely huge and overlooks the Canal Basin, drinks with a view? Don’t mind if we do! 

If you’re feeling peck-ish after all of those tipples, they also offer a range of comfort food and a banging Sunday roast. 


Address: 12 Bridge St, Birmingham B1 2JR

7. The Old Crown 

The Old Crown is Birmingham’s oldest pub dating back to 1368, and is located in Digbeth, the city’s thriving creative quarter. 

This friendly venue doesn’t just have one amazing beer garden, they have two, so you’re guaranteed a place to sit and chill over your tipple of choice. 

This boozer is pushing the boat out with their summer events programme with live music, quizzes, brand takeovers, and street food festivals. 

Thanks to its delicious grub, extensive drinks menu, lively atmosphere and huge outdoor areas, it’s a popular spot for people from all corners of this West Midlands city. 



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Address: 188 High St, Deritend, Birmingham B12 0LD

8. The Church Pub & Dining Room

If the sun is shining, The Church Pub & Dining Room is a solid destination to venture to with your friends. 

Situated in the city’s historic Jewellery Quarter, this traditional Victorian pub features a wonderful roof terrace with its own bar so you can get summer-ready and have a boozy afternoon with your mates. 

With a menu featuring a wide range of beer, wines and signature cocktails, along with modern British pub food served 7 days a week, what’re you waiting for?… 


Address: 22 Great Hampton St, Birmingham B18 6AQ

9. The Button Factory 

The Button Factory is one of the Jewellery Quarters best hangouts for alfresco food and drink. 

Fancy knocking back some bespoke cocktails on a rooftop terrace with your besties? This urban Frederick Street venue is your best bet. 

Their lip-smacking drinks menu includes cocktails, spritz, wine, gin and tonics, beers and fizz so you’ll be spoilt for choice, plus they do a bottomless brunch too. 

The food menu is packed with incredible dishes with small plates, flatbreads, succulent meats, and Sunday lunches so, if you’re hungry after all those bevvies, you’re sorted. 


Address: 25 Frederick St, Birmingham B1 3HH

10. The Distillery

If you’re living in Brum and after a rowdy party on a sunny day, The Distillery is a must-visit. 

This venue is one of the coolest spaces in the whole of the city, located just a stone’s throw from Brindley Place and Barclaycard arena.

Home to Birmingham’s first city centre Gin Distillery, you could say the guys at this pub know a thing or two about whipping up a mean G&T. 

Gins aren’t the only thing they’re passionate about though, there’s a rotisserie and robata grill, wood-fired pizza, an extensive craft beer list as well as a 400 capacity beer garden along the canal. 



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Address: 4 Sheepcote St, Birmingham B16 8AE

Birmingham is no stranger to a good time with plenty of beer gardens for you to get groovy in the sunshine with your friends, we hope you’ve enjoyed our recommendations! 

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