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All the best Birmingham bars and pubs, including bar reviews and editors' picks

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The best bars in Birmingham
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The best bars in Birmingham

From deliciously decadent DJ bars to underground drinking dens, Birmingham's got drinking down

Where to drink cocktails in Birmingham

The Botanist
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The Botanist

Expertly blended and unusual cocktails in a uniquely themed bar

The Lost & Found
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The Lost & Found

One of Brum's best cocktail bars, this place is perfect for relaxed catch-ups or a start to a night on the town

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4 out of 5 stars
Island Bar
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Island Bar

Part of a local family including The Victoria and Bodega, Island Bar stands out among them all

Fumo
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Fumo

With an awesome cocktail list and a fair bit of glitz, bibulous experimentation here is a must

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Recommended Birmingham pubs

Hare & Hounds
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Hare & Hounds

One for the dancers, the rockers, the hipsters and the ravers. Expect an eclectic programme of live music and party nights

The Fighting Cocks
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The Fighting Cocks

A stalwart of Moseley’s zippy high street, The Fighting Cocks combines contemporary art, 19th-century features and a brilliant beer garden

The Old Contemptibles
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The Old Contemptibles

Our pick of the CBD's pubs, The Old Contemptibles is just the right side of moody for a proper boozer

The Victoria
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The Victoria

A serious spot in the week and gloriously raucous come the weekend, this is our city-centre pub of choice

The White Swan
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The White Swan

Comfort food of the very best variety dominates at this self-styled pub and eating house

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The Wellington
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The Wellington

Simple and unpretentious, The Welly is all about its cracking range of craft beers and real ales

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