Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

Pub Guide

Birmingham Branch Real Ale Pubs

  • Birmingham
    • 1000 Trades Telephone(0121) 233 6291 16 Frederick Street Birmingham B1 3HE

      Bare boards and brickwork and full width doors opening on to the pavement give this independent craft beer bar a distinctive atmosphere. 4 hand pumps serve a changing range of beers, usually with at least one sourced from a local micro together with 4 key keg taps and interesting range of bottled beers. Resident chef changes monthly.

    • Actress & Bishop Telephone(0121) 236 7426 36 Ludgate Hill Birmingham B3 1EH

      One large room downstairs with 2 or 3 high tables and 2 low tables to sit at, so get in early if you want seating. Busy on Fridays and Saturdays when it can get very full, but a buzzing atmosphere with rock/indie music played a DJ. There is a smartphone Quiz on a Monday nights. Upstairs there is a large room with a stage for the many live bands who play here. There is live music nearly every night. In the summer the decking area directly out the front provides a great place to sit and chat with friends. The Actress has a late license and is open till 4am on weekends.

    • Adam's Telephone(0121) 643 3745 New Oxford House, 16 Waterloo Street Birmingham B2 5UG
    • Amber Tavern Telephone(0121) 429 1657 321 Hagley Road West Birmingham B32 2AL
    • Anchor Telephone(0121) 622 4516 308 Bradford Street Birmingham B5 6ET

      A Grade II listed building, on the national inventory, under new management from 2016, the multi-room pub serves up to four hand-pulled ales and one key-keg ale at any one time, usually including offerings from Birmingham and Wye Valley. Supports local breweries. Can get very busy when Birmingham City are playing at home. Real cider is also available. Dog-friendly with free treats. Vape friendly.

    • Arthur Robertson Telephone(0121) 332 5910 51-53 One Stop Retail Park, Walsall Road Birmingham B42 1AA

      Wetherspoon at the One Stop shopping centre in Perry Barr. Named after Birchfield Harriers' very first Olympian and medal winner. The manager tries to keep three local guests available when possible and it serves the standard Wetherspoons food menu. Can get very busy when Aston Villa are playing at home.

    • Aston Manor Cricket Club Telephone(0121) 356 6537 Church Road Birmingham B42 2LA
    • Aston Old Edwardians Rugby Club Telephone(0121) 373 5746 Sunnybank Avenue Birmingham B44 0HP

      Real Ale is put on at the weekend.

    • Aston Tavern Telephone(0121) 328 0095 Aston Hall Road Birmingham B6 6LA

      Large Victorian styled shapub, fully restored with various sofas, antique clocks and paintings on the wall. Victorian themed teas are served from 10am-4pm. Real ale is only sold on match days or at corporate events, and details of the said ale can be found on their website. Entrance on match days is £3 for adults, no charge for minors.

    • Bacchus Telephone(0121) 632 5445 Burlington Arcade, New Street Birmingham B2 4JH

      Situated below the Burlington Hotel (once known as the Midland Hotel), Bacchus is a part of the Mitchells and Butlers Nicholsons brand. While the beer range is similar to those in the brand, the pub is unusually adorned with old fashioned art work and relics and it almost feels like you are in a cellar. As the bar area is small it can easily get busy.

    • Baldwin Telephone(0121) 733 7944 Baldwin Lane Birmingham B28 0QB
    • Bartons Arms Telephone(0121) 333 5988 144 High Street Birmingham B6 4UP

      This Grade II* listed building is a classic example of late Victorian splendor. From the main bar the superb original stained glass windows can be viewed with the M&B logo as it was in 1901. There are ornate Minton tiles and a very fancy tiled staircase. The restaurant is well known for its excellent selection of Thai cuisine. As well as the regular Oakham beers and seasonals, at least one guest ale is usually available. Can get busy on Aston Villa home games.

    • Bear & Staff Telephone(0121) 471 4207 861 Bristol Road Birmingham B29 6ND

      Large roadhouse pub on the edge of the student area: Selly Oak. The pub is traditional and comfortable and the locals friendly. Beers are from the Marston's range and typical pub grub including roast dinners & puddings on offer.

    • Beeches Telephone(0121) 358 6652 116 Thornbridge Ave Birmingham B42 2AE

      Large Greene King owned Hungry horse pub with standard range of Greene King Beers available. There is a large beer garden in the back of the pub. Pub has a dartboard. Meals are from 11am-10pm

    • Beefeater Telephone(0121) 270 7163 2 College Street Birmingham B31 2US
    • Bell Telephone(0121) 428 4609 11 Old Church Road Birmingham B17 0BB

      Off the beaten track by St. Peter’s church, this is a small, scenic pub. Picturesque, unusual shaped bowling green at back, now in use. Small but changing beer range and popular food including grill nights on Thursday. Quiz nights are held every Sunday.

    • Billesley Telephone(0121) 441 4190 Brook Lane Birmingham B13 0AB

      Part of the Hungry Horse chain, large well decorated and friendly pub with helpful staff. The Billesley is a pleasant pub with a menu offering a wide choice of traditional meals. It is an ideal destination for families with children being fully catered for.

    • Birmingham Brewing Company Taproom Telephone(0121) 724 0399 Unit 15 Stirchley Trading Estate, Hazelwell Road Birmingham B30 2PF

      Craft beer brewery based on Stirchley Trading Estate, just off the Pershore Road in Stirchley. Tap room is open alternate Fridays 4-8 and Saturdays 12-5, opening dates are on the brewery website, Bar has 4 cask lines, 4 keg lines and also serves locally brewed cider, wine and soft drinks. There are 5 regular beers, Pale Brummie, Bitter Brummie, Gold Brummie, Stout Brummie & Stirchley Lager Food is available through a rotating streetfood vendor on site. There is a large outdoor seating area for the summer months.

    • Black Eagle Telephone(0121) 523 4008 16 Factory Road Birmingham B18 5JU

      This Victorian pub retains many original features including Minton tiles on the bar. The pub consists of two small bars which can get crowded and a larger restaurant serving home cooked meals with daily specials. Licencee recently changed (April/May 2017). Quizzes held every other Monday.

    • Black Horse Telephone(0121) 477 1800 Bristol Road South Birmingham B31 2QT

      CAMRA National Inventory pub rescued by Wetherspoon’s. 1929 Midland roadhouse has a mock Tudor frontage, smoking area and a bowling green to the rear. Welcome outlet for real ale in a poorly served area of the city. Unusually for a Wetherspoon’s this is a multi-room pub with a function room upstairs.

    • Blue Piano Restaurant & Bar Telephone(0121) 454 6877 24-26 Harborne Road Birmingham B15 3AA
    • Bonehead Telephone(0121) 439 5757 8 Lower Severn Street Birmingham B1 1PU

      Fried Chicken and Craft Beer Bar. All draught beer is keg or keykeg.

    • Bournbrook Inn Telephone(0121) 458 1378 1273 Pershore Road Birmingham B30 2YT

      Significantly changed since it's former incarnation as the Three Horseshoes. In addition to the cask beer there are now Attic beers on keykeg.

    • Brasshouse Telephone(0121) 633 3383 44 Broad Street Birmingham B1 2HP

      This is a large multi roomed pub at the City Centre end of Broad Street. Known as much for its good value food the pub is developing a reputation for its quality beers and are looking to increase the range available. Handy for the Brindley Place area, NIA and Symphony Hall and its good canalside location make this pub popular with families and local workers alike although children are only allowed in if eating and must leave by 6.00pm.

    • Brewers Fayre Telephone(0121) 457 6630 Ashbrook Drive Birmingham B45 9FP
    • Brewers Social Telephone(0121) 427 9570 77 High Street Birmingham B17 9NS

      Initially opened as a Pop Up bar for December 2018, now extended and reopened under the new name. Ales vary, but are from the Sadlers range. Keg beers, bottle & cans also available.

    • Briar Rose Telephone(0121) 634 8100 25 Bennetts Hill Birmingham B2 5RE

      Large city centre Wetherspoon's pub that was formerly the first branch of the Abbey National. It is a simple, nicely decorated pub that has a 40 room Wetherlodge above it. Children are allowed in before 9pm providing they are having a meal. The guest beer range can feature one brewery at a time or carry a common theme and often features local micro breweries.

    • Bristol Pear Telephone(0121) 414 9980 676 Bristol Road Birmingham B29 6BJ

      This recently refurbished pub offers a regularly changing selection of cask and craft beers. You can order a 2 or 3 pint flagons of any draught or have a 1/3 pint taster selection (3 x 1/3 pint). There are three hand pulls rotating cask ales and five fonts serving a variety of craft beers alongside a couple of polypins of real ciders on the bar. The one large open-plan room is bustling but not noisy and offers plenty of large tables and small snug areas. It is a roomy but cosy pub with a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Sport is shown on plenty of screens but this doesn't dominate the room. As you'd expect for a pub in the heart of Selly Oak it is a mainly student crowd but with a good proportion of locals. The food menu is a good with a wide selection from breakfast to burgers. Check out the menu on their website.

    • British Oak Telephone(0121) 458 1758 1364 Pershore Road Birmingham B30 2XS

      This fine example of a roadside 1920s-style alehouse has a fine interior and features in CAMRA's National Inventory of Pub Interiors. The front bar can be very boisterous at times with large screen for sports whilst the rear rooms are more peaceful. Notice the fine wood panelling and superb fireplace in the rear bar. There is a large smoking area and a garden for alfresco eating in the summer months. Guest beers come from a seasonal portfolio.

    • Bull Telephone(0121) 333 6757 1 Price Street Birmingham B4 6JU

      Country pub in the city centre located near Aston University, this friendly staffed popular back street local is one of Birmingham’s oldest pubs and has a snug, comfortable and homely feel. Two distinct drinking areas surround a U-shaped bar with smaller back room for more privacy. Large collection of jugs abounds with a number of old pictures and memorabilia. Small garden area at rear. Traditional, hearty pub food served. Guest beers change regularly. Eleven en-suite letting bedrooms are available at affordable rates.

    • Bull Ring Tavern Telephone(0121) 693 4844 1 Digbeth Birmingham B5 6BH

      Popular busy city centre pub opposite the Birmingham Outdoor markets. Friendly helpful staff. TV showing sports.

    • Bull's Head Telephone(0121) 486 2810 77 The Green Birmingham B38 8RU
    • Bulls Head Telephone(0121) 633 0838 38 Bishopsgate Street Birmingham B15 1EJ

      Former Davenports pub (which use to brew down the road) with an ornate red bricked exterior and traditional and comfortable exterior, is now owned by Highgate Davenports. As such the beer range is from their portfolio.

    • Bulls Head Telephone(0121) 702 0931 Stratford Road Birmingham B28 9EF
    • Burning Soul Brewery Telephone(0121) 439 7253 Unit 1 Mott Street Industrial Estate Birmingham B19 3HE

      There is an ever changing list of smaller experimental pilot brews so they can capture first hand what people think of their beer; those liked most are re-brewed and sold outside of the brewery. There is a pool table and tours are available on request. Card payments are preferred, but cash is still accepted. There is One handpump for cask ale, plus 10 KeyKeg taps, with all Burning Soul beers served on them meeting the CAMRA definition of real ale. Bottled mead is available.

    • Button Factory Telephone(0121) 236 4653 25 Frederick Street Birmingham B1 3HH

      An unassuming exterior leads to a large open plan bar that is modern and chic. A sun-trapped roof terrace is upstairs. Food is a focus here, alongside live music on Thursdays. Ales are from the Purity range.

    • Cambridge Telephone(0121) 475 0126 6 College Street Birmingham B31 2US
    • Canalside Cafe Telephone(0121) 248 7979 35 Worcester Bar, Gas Street Birmingham B1 2JU

      The smallest pub in Birmingham, adjacent to Gas Street Basin, a major mooring point for canal boats. The pub is full of history and was the fictional home of the character Stan Harvey of Crossroads fame. It is a nice, cosy, intimate pub that usually stocks guest beers from micro breweries. There are also a range of bottled beers and cider for sale. The food is of particular note having an extensive range and a large selection of vegetarian options.

    • Castle & Falcon Telephone(0121) 440 4278 402 Moseley Road Birmingham B12 9AT
    • Charlie Hall Telephone(0121) 384 2716 49 Barnabas Road Birmingham B23 6SH

      This former bingo hall was converted by Wetherspoon’s and takes its name from the actor who appeared in 47 films with Laurel and Hardy. A large open area pub with side booths and a separate family eating area.

    • Cherry Reds Telephone(0121) 643 5716 88-92 John Bright Street Birmingham B1 1BN

      Stylish independent open since 2010 on John Bright Street, near to The Victoria, Brewdog, The Railway, Stable and BoneHead; and within easy walking distance of New Street Station. Expect three changing good quality ales, often including one from Birmingham Brewing Co and always a local offering, alongside a good range of bottled beer and keg products. Freshly cooked and interesting food is served every day with a focus on local produce and vegan friendly options. The bar has an upstairs area with more seating so don't be put off by the initial small size when you walk in. Popular with local groups as a meeting place. Opens at 10am on bank holidays.

    • Church Telephone(0121) 448 3866 22 Great Hampton Street Birmingham B18 6AQ

      Everard’s Brewery and Soul Food Project founder Carl Finn have transformed the Church into the HQ of The Soul Food Project. Everard’s ales are always available. The place is influenced by the French quarter of New Orleans, without taking away from the heritage of this British pub. Their food focuses on the Cajun and Creole style from the Deep South of USA. Whisky tastings are one of their regular events. More info is available on their website.

    • Clumsy Swan Telephone(0121) 783 3777 1 Stoney Lane Birmingham B25 8YP

      Downstairs you will find a newly designed bar where you can grab a bite to eat, or a pint or both. Upstairs has a newly kitted out restaurant serving traditional pub food along with a few favorites.

    • Colmore Telephone(0121) 238 1041 116 Colmore Row Birmingham B3 3BD

      Thornbridge Brewery has joined forces with Pivovar to convert & refurbish the former Lloyds Bank on Colmore Row as a bar. The Colmore incorporates a combination of Thornbridge beers on handpump, in draught & in bottle, with additional craft beers from Pivovar. The pub is welcoming to all, family friendly and serves bar snacks and pizza (including gluten-free) made with Jaipur IPA to complement the range of Craft Beers, wines and spirits including no less than twenty gins. There is a pool table downstairs.

    • Copper Fox Telephone(0121) 427 8496 156 Quinton Road Birmingham B17 0RP

      Reopened as the Copper Fox in 2017. A desi pub with a large open L- shaped room.

    • Cosy Club Telephone(0121) 695 1131 33 Bennetts Hill Birmingham B2 5SN

      This pub is the the former Midland Bank. With its high vaulted ceilings, there is ample light flooding in through the windows. Staff are friendly. Two real ales on offer. Food served too.

    • Cotteridge Wines Telephone(0121) 458 2839 1825 Pershore Road Birmingham B30 3DN

      Awarded the UK'S Best Bottle Shop 2013/2014/2015/2016/2017 by RateBeer. Over 1400 craft beers in bottles & cans. Has up to 14 Key Keg Beers on sale in the tap room.

    • Country Girl Telephone(0121) 472 7639 1 Raddlebarn Road Birmingham B29 6HJ

      Typical Ember Inns pub, which is no bad thing as the beer range tend to be interesting. The pub is regularly populated with students and locals alike. The patio at the rear is well used in the warmer months. Food is typical Ember fayre and the pub has events such as quizes throughout the week.

    • Court Oak Telephone(0121) 428 4533 Balden Road Birmingham B32 2EH

      A spacious family pub with plenty of seating and tables. Large restaurant area and bar almost the full width of the pub. Part of the sizzling chain of pubs. Free wi-fi available via O2 sign up.

    • Covered Wagon Telephone(0121) 449 3230 298 Yardley Wood Road Birmingham B13 9JW

      A quiet roomy family oriented pub. It has an L shaped bar with a child free area. There are limited disabled parking bays at the front of the pub and a larger parking area at the side and rear of the pub.

    • Craine Telephone(0121) 742 3256 77 Cranes Park Road Birmingham B26 3SN

      A very large Hungry Horse family dinning pub.

    • Craven Arms Telephone(0121) 643 2852 47 Upper Gough Street Birmingham B1 1JG

      Re-opened as a part of the Black Country Traditional Inns, this pub has been tastefully redecorated and the main one room is nice and intimate. Handpulls take prominence on the bar and alongside their three core beers the range fluctuates to many different styles and strengths. Lunchtime meals Mon-Sat with various cobs, cheese boards and snacks are available at all times. The exterior is wonderfully ornately tiled. The pub may close early if quiet.

    • Crown Telephone(0121) 444 2912 290 Alcester Road South Birmingham B14 6EN

      Large restaurant type pub part of the Crown Chain, open from 9 for in morning for food, then 10 for alcohol sales.

    • Crown Hotel Telephone(0121) 236 7318 182 Corporation Street Birmingham B4 6UD

      A traditional pub, situated near Birmingham Law Courts in a Grade 2 listed building that was formerly The Lincolnshire Hotel in 1862. They serve 4 ever rotating guest ales from the Stonegate portfolio. The pub is spacious and light with good simple pub fayre available. Can get busy and loud in the evenings and at weekends.

    • Dark Horse Telephone(0121) 449 6300 146-147 Alcester Road Birmingham B13 8JP

      The Dark Horse is a great bar & grill in the heart of Moseley Village. Serving the best in Craft Beers from across the world, a range of stunning cocktails, gourmet burgers, brunch, a smoke house making delicious ribs and all with a great offering of live music in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere

    • Dead Wax 28 Adderley Street Birmingham B9 4ED

      Formerly the Wagon and Horses, now refurbished & reopened as a Beer, Pizza & Vinyl venue. See their website for details of live music events & DJs.

    • Dig Brew Telephone(0121) 773 2111 43 River Street Birmingham B5 5SA

      New (2nd half 2017) brewery with a taproom. Mostly their own beers served, both from Cask and Tank. Beers vary.

    • Digby Telephone(0121) 382 6821 911 Chester Road Birmingham B24 0HJ

      A Single Storey open plan pub.

    • Distillery Telephone(0121) 200 2223 4 Sheepcote Street Birmingham B16 8AE

      The Distillery, split over two floors, can entertain day to night with a gin bar and private event space on the first floor leading down to the pub and open kitchen dining area on the lower floor. The expansive terrace is the ideal space for warm summers day. Disabled Access from canal side.

    • Dragon Inn Telephone(0121) 622 7850 Hurst Street Birmingham B5 4TD

      Wetherspoons pub next to the Arcadian, Chinese Quarter and Gay district. As you enter there is the bar with a large seating area moving around to the left. The decor is that fitting with most Wetherspoons and the food and ales reflect this.

    • Drakes Drum Telephone(0121) 366 7205 11 Old Oscott Lane Birmingham B44 8TR

      Large two roomed Sizzling pub opposite the Birmingham metropolitan college. 2 Real ales are served here, Greene King IPA and Bombardier. Bar room has a pool table, dartboard and a jukebox. Breakfast is from 9am till 12pm. Main menu served 11.30am-10pm.

    • Duck Telephone(0121) 452 5951 176-184 Hagley Road Birmingham B16 9NY

      Part of the Beefeater chain so the interior is modern, clean and comfortable. Food is their major emphasis yet two ales can be found, predominantly from larger brewers such as Marstons. There is a Premier Inn hotel attached and it is an easy bus journey to the city centre.

    • Eagle & Ball Telephone(0121) 331 7777 Gopsal Street Birmingham B4 7RJ

      University bar serving one cask beer. A range of food options are served until 9pm. Quiz nights on Thursday.

    • Elizabeth Of York Telephone(0121) 442 5250 12A St Marys Row Birmingham B13 8JG

      This Wetherspoons shop conversion has two entrances, one from St. Mary's Row and the other from the car park at the rear. It is a spacious and welcoming establishment in the centre of Moseley. The food menu is available with breakfast from 8am and typical Wetherspoons menu till 10pm. There is a regular Locale rotation of its beer. These are alongside the usual Wetherspoons ales. Fridays and Saturdays are very popular with a vibrant atmosphere.

    • Farcroft Hotel Telephone(0121) 554 0957 Rookery Road Birmingham B21 9QY

      Large roadhouse style pub with a large room. One of a growing number of pubs in the area which serve "BBQ" style Indian food as well as other Indian food items.

    • Farthings Telephone(0121) 748 5817 Green Lane Birmingham B36 0AY

      A typical 60s style two room pub.

    • Fighting Cocks Telephone(0121) 449 0811 1 Saint Mary's Row Birmingham B13 8HW

      A trend setting suburb pub contains many of the original 1800 period features set against a contemporary design. A warm vibrate atmosphere to try the range of real ales. Has a large beer garden at the rear

    • Figure of Eight Telephone(0121) 633 0917 236-239 Broad Street Birmingham B1 2HG

      Huge Wetherspoon's pub in the heart of Broad Street, which takes its name from the fact that the canal network cut a figure of eight shape around Birmingham. The pub has bookshelves and the usual collection of old pictures of the area adorn the walls. Very popular with after work drinkers and is on the city centre drinking circuit so gets busy early evenings, Fridays and Saturdays. The pub has a dining only area and large beer garden.

    • Fletchers Telephone(0121) 443 4725 7A York Road Birmingham B14 7SA
    • Fountain Inn Telephone(0121) 622 1452 102 Wrentham Street Birmingham B5 6QL

      Bar & hotel located just off Hurst Street in the heart of Birmingham's gay village.

    • Garden House Telephone(0121) 454 8315 160 Hagley Road Birmingham B16 9NX

      Large Chef and Brewer pub that could easily be missed from the Hagley Road. The interior is very interesting, as it has both original and mock-Tudor wooden beams, fireplaces and ornaments from stone jars to brasses. This 'old world' style adds to the relaxed ambience. However while the interior is attractive, the pub is regularly busy with locals, businesspeople and passers by. For a pub that prides itself on food, real ale is heavily featured on the bar.

    • Gingers Bar Telephone(0121) 200 1588 11 Newhall Street Birmingham B3 3NY

      Supposedly embracing the relaxed vibes of Manhattan, Gingers is inspired by Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire; "the decor and ambience is an acknowledgement to the glamour and style experienced in the 1930′s era". While food is prominent and their spirit range and cocktail list is extensive you should find some local ales on sale. Note - significant mark up on half pints.

    • Golden Hind Telephone(0121) 356 6847 Kingstanding Road Birmingham B44 8JR

      2 Roomed pub with a small bar and large lounge, Pub serves 1 real ale – Greene King IPA. Bar has a dartboard.

    • Good Intent Telephone(0121) 572 5788 32-33 Great Western Arcade Birmingham B2 5HU

      An up-market refurbishment of a shop unit in the Great Western Arcade opposite Snow Hill station, the Good Intent is a "not-for-profit" pub operated by Craddocks Brewery. The management tell us "The aim of Craddock's Good Intent is to establish a bar in the heart of Birmingham and to donate all of its profits to charities and good causes. It would be amongst the first of its kind in the UK and we're excited by the prospect of being able to raise a glass and help good causes at the same time!"

      The pub has a ground floor bar with 6 hand pumps serving rotating Craddocks Ales and Guest Ales from the Midlands Area alongside Keg products, Wines, Spirits and Continental/Craft Beers. From there part of the upstairs cellar can be seen (they also have a cellar downstairs) Additional seating is available upstairs, and there is a function room available for hire. Do not be alarmed by the frequent rumbling and slight vibration from below, it is only the trains going through Snow Hill Tunnel below the pub!

      Opening Hours may vary dependant on the week and surrounding Events.

    • Goose at the OVT Telephone(0121) 472 3186 561 Bristol Road Birmingham B29 6AF

      A popular pub with locals and students alike. It has an interesting exterior showing its frontage as the old Bournbrook Hotel and there is some nice tiles inside. The bar occupies a large area to the right as you enter and there is plenty of seating to the left. The Goose retains a sense of being a community pub and also a popular loud and bust student haunt. The OVT means 'Old Varsity Tavern'. Ale CLUB EVERY TUESDAY 2.25 a pint.

    • Gosta Green Telephone(0121) 359 0044 Holt Street Birmingham B7 4BG

      'Social Squirrel' brand pub right next to Aston University meaning the prices are good and it is a pub that does simply pub fayre and has various drinks available. For a wonderful red bricked exterior the interior is one that is dark and bare. The beer range can vary with many from the Marstons brand yet sometimes after busy nights there may be no ale available.

    • Great British Beer Festival Winter 1 Hockley Circus Birmingham B18 5PP

      GBBF Winter now in the West Midlands, at New Bingley Hall in Birmingham for 2020, 2021 & 2022.

      This year open from Tuesday 4th February to Saturday 8th February. 400+ real ales, 60+ real ciders and perries, keykeg bar, gin bar & street food.

    • Great Stone Telephone(0121) 478 1254 158 Church Street Birmingham B31 2LU

      The Great Stone is in a quiet residential area of Northfield, right opposite the parish church. You could be convinced you were in a village! As it has been here for hundreds of years, it is a traditional pub with a fantastic beer garden. The pub is of an intimate size and there is good pub grub on offer. Quiz night every Tues 9pm.

    • Green Man Telephone(0121) 428 3581 2 High Street Birmingham B17 9NE

      A busy Mitchells and Butlers community pub furnished like other Ember Inns, offering reasonably priced food until 10pm. Beer is priced competitively from the Ember portfolio. Regular quizes held on Wednesdays and Sundays. It is considered by some to be ideally placed for the start of a pub crawl at the beginning of the High Street.

    • GreyHound Telephone(0121) 605 3504 361 Court Lane Birmingham B23 5JX

      Newly refurbished (April 2018) small local pub now serving 2 real ales doom bar and 1 guest which is from the national breweries.

    • Grove Telephone(0121) 554 3120 279 Grove Lane Birmingham B20 2HA

      The Grove, based on Grove Lane, is one of the oldest pubs in Handsworth (1891).

    • Gunmakers Arms Telephone(0121) 236 8486 93 Bath Street Birmingham B4 6HG

      The tap house of Two Towers Brewery. The pub is a Regency period, Grade II listed building which was tastefully refurbished in 2017. There is always five Two Towers brewery ales available & often three more special or guests ales. It is a small, pleasant, back street pub just off the City’s inner ring road and a five minute walk from Snow Hill Station. There is one large bar at the front with snug seating areas and a smaller separate room at the rear. There is a courtyard area at the rear of the pub, where the Two Towers Brewery can be accessed and also viewed from. Pies are available Tuesday 19:00-21:00, cobs the rest of the time. The pub hosts various events, details of which can be found on their website, Twitter or Facebook. Regular events include a History-based talk series held towards the end of the month and a board & cards game night on the third Tuesday of the month from 6.00pm . Please check the website, Twitter or Facebook for details of all events. Rooms available, £35 single, £50 double.

    • Hammer & Anvil Telephone(0121) 777 8362 The Priory Queensway Birmingham B4 7LL

      Opened on the 14th May 2016. The Hammer and the Anvil is Birmingham's newest designated Heavy Metal and Hard Rock Bar! The real ale is in the bar downstairs (4 handpulls). The bar upstairs is keg only.

    • Harborne Club Telephone(0121) 427 1638 39 Albany Road Birmingham B17 9JX

      A gem of a club if you can find it! The Harborne Club, a private members club welcomes CAMRA members by signing the attendance book. Two well kept ales are available. A snooker room is upstairs. Worth noting that the club does not open until 5.30 on the evenings. Can show major sporting events.

    • Harborne Stores Telephone(0121) 428 3121 109 High Street Birmingham B17 9NP

      Harborne Stores is situated in the middle of Harborne. On Friday and Saturday night a live DJ 7pm to midnight.

    • Hare & Hounds Telephone(0121) 444 2081 106 High Street Birmingham B14 7JZ

      A Grade II listed building which dates back to 1907. The bar greats you as you come in and you will find Art Nouveau tiles on the walls of the York Road entrance and stairs, also the original mirrors behind the bar and parts of the bar itself. The atmosphere is relaxed and staff are very friendly. Two upstairs venue spaces are available for hire. There are regular live music nights spanning a wide range of tastes.

    • Hazelwell Telephone(0121) 486 3638 Pineapple Road Birmingham B30 2SY
    • Head of Steam Telephone(0121) 643 6824 Somerset House, 36 Temple Street Birmingham B2 5DP

      Birmingham addition to the Camerons Head of Steam chain. The pub features a large and spacious interior decorated in a 'steampunk' style. Plenty of seating and booths for people to enjoy a wide variety of food and drinks. Ten handpulls available showcasing Camerons own beers and offerings from local breweries. Keg lines include international beers such as Delirium and La Chouffe. CAMRA discount is available on cask beers.

      Tends to close early if not many customers in.

    • Hen & Chickens Telephone(0121) 236 3121 27 Constitution Hill Birmingham B19 3LE

      This is an Old fashioned traditional Two room pub serving authentic indian food. Recently refurbished.

    • Hickory's Smokehouse Telephone(0121) 437 0421 The Green Birmingham B36 9AR
    • High Field Telephone(0121) 227 7068 22 Highfield Road Birmingham B15 3DP

      A modern high end gastro pub.

    • Highbury Telephone(0121) 472 8630 Dads Lane Birmingham B13 8PQ

      This pub has dramatically improved since it's recent refurbishment. The staff are welcoming and friendly, managed by Frank Collette (formerly of the Selly Park Tavern). Families are welcome and a good range of food is available. Live sport football and live bands are on regularly. Sharp's Doombar and Highbury Ale always on, with rotating local brewery beers as guests ales.

    • Hop & Scotch Telephone(0121) 679 8807 9 Institute Rd, Birmingham Birmingham B14 7EG

      Friendly and welcoming micro bar just off High Street. 3-4 cask beers often from local producers Green Duck and Kinver. Interesting range of key keg products which again may be from local breweries and some further afield and are vegan friendly. Also sells bottled and canned ales. Beers available displayed on torn off paper strips stuck on a side wall. Various seating areas and styles available. Can get busy in the evenings with a varied age range. Food is crisps and nuts. Dog friendly and dog snacks available.

      Opening hours can vary, so see their website for current times.

    • Hop Garden Telephone(0121) 427 7904 19 Metchley Lane Birmingham B17 0HT

      Small and just off the main High Street, the pub is serious about craft beer – even to the point of not stocking many mainstream products. it serves five real ales from small and local breweries, seven craft beers and five craft ciders as well as real cider. There is also an interesting selection of bottled beers. The décor is original and eclectic. And it really does grow hops in the garden.

    • Hornet Telephone(0121) 789 5920 991 Alum Rock Road Birmingham B8 2LY

      Herbert Austin's famous motor works stood near this Wetherspoon pub, which bears the name of his famous Wolseley Hornet model (not the insect), produced from 1930 until the mid-1970s. The usual selection of house beers and lagers are found and food is the usual Wetherspoon menu. It is somewhat smaller than the average Wetherspoon house and quite dimly lit. There are a few seats out front, and there is a rear patio area.

    • Horseshoe Telephone(0121) 441 3833 611 Alcester Road South Birmingham B14 5EL

      Canal side traditional friendly pub, with bar, lounge and function room. Tea and coffee available at all times.

    • Horseshoe Bar Telephone(0121) 777 2340 1214 Stratford Road Birmingham B28 9BH
    • Hunters Moon Telephone(0121) 749 2595 220 Coleshill Road Birmingham B36 8BE

      Part of the Greene King Hungry Horse chain, their ales tend to come from the Greene King portfolio with the very occasional gust beer. Food is a big focus here which tends to be cheap and cheerful.

    • Indian Brewery Snowhill Telephone(0121) 296 9000 Arch 16, Queensway Arches, 214 Livery Street Birmingham B3 1EU

      Taphouse for the nearby (Aston) Indian Brewery. Two railway arches with plenty of bench seating. Kitchen provides Indian food. Up to 4 real ales on handpump, from the brewery, range varies. Warning: Unreasonably large markup on halves.

    • Inn on the Green Telephone(0121) 708 0108 2 Westley Road Birmingham B27 7UH

      Run by a keen and passionate landlord, the Inn has regular entertainment, showing live sports and live music on weekends. Excellent beer festivals are held four times a year. The pub was awarded Birmingham branch pub of the year for 2015/2016/2017. Four hand pulls in use during the week and six at weekends. USP they rarely have the same beers on twice and a great place to find beers from new breweries.

    • Ivy Leaf Social Club Telephone(0121) 743 3549 2296 Coventry Road Birmingham B26 3JR

      Saturday may be closed for functions

    • Ivy's Cafe & Ale Room Telephone07825 771388 161 Church Rd Birmingham B25 8UP

      Red Moon Brewery Bar is located inside Ivy's Cafe, adjacent to the Yew Tree island and a No.11 bus stop.

    • Jekyll & Hyde Telephone(0121) 236 0345 28 Steelhouse Lane Birmingham B4 6BJ

      Quirky and unique pub (formerly the Queen's Head), of similar vein to The Victoria (its sister pub). The interior is one that is comfortable with a strange element of faux-Victorian with a good sense of humour. Cocktails feature prominently (there is a funky gin parlour upstairs), yet the handpulls will be something you first see as you walk in.

    • Jewellers Arms Telephone(0121) 212 0347 23 Hockley Street Birmingham B18 6BW

      Refurbished and re-opened by Black Country Ales about November 2017. It has 10 real ales and two ciders. Gets busy in evenings. Food limited to cobs. No separate bar as the pub is now all open plan. Electronics limited to a fruit machine. Parking available at the side of the pub. There is a function room available upstairs. Real fire at one end of the pub - lit daily in winter.

    • Journeys End Telephone(0121) 706 9656 262 Clay Lane Birmingham B26 1EH


    • Junction Telephone(0121) 428 2635 212 High Street Birmingham B17 9PT

      This distinctive Victorian building dominates the High Street. Constantly changing beer range of up to six ales and quality food is served from an open plan kitchen. Secluded beer garden at the rear. Quiz nights every Monday. The pubs original tiles can be viewed in the corridor leading to the toilets.

    • Keg & Grill Telephone(0121) 632 6231 52 Upper Gough Street Birmingham B1 1JL

      The Keg and Grill is a nicely decorated one roomed pub with a homely, relaxed and friendly atmosphere. It is located in Upper Gough Street close to the Mailbox and the Craven Arms. The Keg and Grill was formally known as the Gough Arms and although extensively renovated the pub has retained its historic charm. There are currently three hand pulls providing two regular ales and one guest. Tony, the landlord, has plans to extend the number of hand pulls once the trade builds up. There is also a wide selection of Indian-style homemade dishes available daily made on site from fresh ingredients.

    • Kings Head Telephone(0121) 277 4130 Hagley Road Birmingham B17 8BJ

      The Kings Head’s exterior is 19th Century and inside you’ll find special features such as a huge solid oak staircase, ornate ceilings and exquisite Victorian tiles. There is a patio are the rear. The food is Maharaja’s Spice Express, with an Indian Railway theme to the restaurant.

    • Kings Heath Cricket & Sports Club Telephone(0121) 444 1913 Charlton House, 247 Alcester Road South Birmingham B14 6DT

      Welcoming sports club with two rooms. Beer festivals are held in April and December as well as other social events including live music. CAMRA Members are welcome on production of a membership card (maximum 10 visits year). The beer range always includes rotating guest ale, with a minimum of five real ales available.

    • Lad in the Lane Telephone(0121) 377 7471 22 Bromford Lane Birmingham B24 8BU

      When constructed in 1400, it was used as a home for a family of high status. It is believed to have remained as a house until the early 1780s, when it was converted into a pub

    • Lamp Tavern Telephone(0121) 688 1220 157 Barford Street Birmingham B5 6AH

      This hidden gem of a pub located in close proximity to Digbeth and the Arcadian areas has two excellent permanent real ales consisting of Hobson’s Mild and one from the Stanway range. Three ever changing wonderful guests/locales are available too. It has been run by the friendly Eddie Fitzpatrick for 27 years now. The pub has a homely feel, Folk club on Friday evenings, Jazz club on some Tuesday evenings. Local road parking only, but with good local bus routes nearby. Closes early if no customers, so ring ahead if intending a later visit. Monthly train spotters group hooks up 1st Wed of the month. Function room at the back holds about 35 people. Guest ales often from AJ's. Goff's. 3D. Froth Blowers. Rock n' Roll. Flipside. Milestone.

    • Loco Lounge Telephone(0121) 444 1296 32/34 High Street Birmingham B14 7JT
    • Lost & Found Telephone(0121) 643 9293 8 Bennett's Hill Birmingham B2 5RS

      A grade two listed building which was once an old bank (hence the writing on the exterior), this pub has recently had a massive makeover and has now a very pleasant albeit quirky decor. There should be three ales on sale but it can sometimes be difficult to know as there may be no pump clips on the handpulls. It's best to ask.

    • Malt House Telephone(0121) 633 4171 75 King Edward's Road Birmingham B1 2NX

      A former maltings, located in a picturesque canal-side setting next to the NIA in Brindley Place. The pub is large open plan, with bright, tasteful decor, with plenty of seating, including an upstairs area both inside and on a balcony outside. The food is typical pub grub.

    • Man on the Moon Telephone(0121) 486 3631 Redditch Road Birmingham B38 8LR
    • Manor Farm Telephone(0121) 747 2908 Chester Road Birmingham B35 7AF

      This is a Farmhouse Inn family friendly pub with a Wacky Warehouse.

    • Midland Art Centre Arena Bar Telephone(0121) 446 3232 Cannon Hill Park Birmingham B12 9QH

      Closing times may vary according to what functions are on.

    • Moseley Rugby Club Telephone(0121) 443 3631 Yardley Wood Road Birmingham B13 0PT

      Moseley Rugby Club recently redeveloped a new bar and stand, which opened in 2015. Moseley play in the Championship, English Rugby’s second tier and are sponsored by Green King. In the clubhouse on match days there is a lively, crowded but friendly atmosphere with the home supporters mixing with supporters of clubs from all areas of England and sometimes Wales. The players are often in the bar after the match. Much of the drinking is done whilst watching the match outside, so plastic ‘glasses’ are used. There are food concessions selling hot food and teas. TV screens show rugby results and televised games. There are often musical acts after the game. Match days open 1.00 till 11.00

    • New Inn Telephone(0121) 792 6027 74 Vivian Road Birmingham B17 0DJ

      A traditional pub, the New Inn is a steakhouse situated in the leafy Birmingham suburb of Harborne and has been listed in street directories as far back as 1845.

    • New Soho Tavern Telephone(0121) 523 6476 407 Park Road Birmingham B18 5SR

      Definitely a phoenix from the ashes, this pub was run down and then closed for many years but is now refurbished to a high standard. As is becoming common for the area the food range is mainly Indian with 2-3 real ales usually available.

    • O'Neill's Telephone(0121) 616 1623 Broad Street Birmingham B1 2HG

      Typical O'Neill's interior full of wood, stools, high tables and faux Irish antiques. This is in no way a bad thing as it is very practical when it gets busy in the evenings and at weekends. There is always a local beer on and two guest from larger regional brewers.

    • Old Contemptibles Telephone(0121) 200 3310 176 Edmund Street Birmingham B3 2HB

      Popular with the business community this Nicholsons pub has a long wood panelled bar leading to a comfortable snug at the rear. Seven handpulls dispense an ever changing range of ales from micros and regionals from far and wide and cover all styles. Two real ciders are also available and good quality food is served until 10.00pm.

    • Old Court Telephone(0121) 443 5293 70 High Street Birmingham B14 7JZ

      Busy pub on edge on High St, food is nice, service can be slow, about 3 TV showing various sports throughout the pub. No car park though buses quick & frequent.

    • Old Crown Telephone(0121) 248 1368 188 High Street Birmingham B12 0LD

      A timber clad Grade II listed building, The Old Crown is brimming with traditional boozer charm, and whilst not scantily clad in the latest of monochrome trimmings; what The Old Crown lacks in modernity, it makes up for in good old fashioned flair.

    • Old Hare & Hounds Telephone(0121) 457 9743 426 Lickey Road Birmingham B45 8UU

      A large one roomed Ember Inn pub situated at the foot of the Lickey Hills. Near to buses from the city centre, Halesowen, Bromsgrove and Redditch. There is a discount on the price of real ales on Mondays. The pub also has open fires in the winter. Good quality food is served daily. The pub also has a beer garden and a covered smoking area. Music quiz is on Wednesday nights & a general quiz is held Sunday nights. No alcohol until 11:30 on Saturday.

    • Old House At Home Telephone(0121) 427 8756 193 Lordswood Road Birmingham B17 8QP

      A family pub from the Fayre and Square brand. Familiar pub Fayre with the standard meal price offers such as meals for £10. 3 ale pumps with 2 regularly available. Has a Wacky Warehouse attached to the side and a small garden area. Plenty of parking and bus stops right outside.

    • Old Joint Stock Telephone(0121) 200 1892 4 Temple Row West Birmingham B2 5NY

      Formerly The Old Joint Stock Bank, it is a Victorian Grade 2 listed building. Aside from regular and seasonal Fullers beers, the management supports the Locale scheme with two or three guests. The theatre hosts many performances throughout the year and also local comedians and live jazz. Good quality food is served, with now a changing menu.

    • Old Moseley Arms Telephone(0121) 440 1954 53 Tindal Street Birmingham B12 9QU

      This is a traditional 19th century pub; the left bar has an 80 inch screen for sport, the right bar has the juke box. Upstairs for functions, pool table and Sunday evening music; comfy sofas in the covered garden/smoking area. Superb Tandoori menu served 6-10.15 Mon-Thu; 6-11.15 Fri-Sat; 1-10.45 Sunday. Regular beer festivals feature 16 ales and two ciders. Live music featuring local talent upstairs every Sunday evening.

    • Old Royal Telephone(0121) 200 3841 53 Church Street Birmingham B3 2DP

      Elaborately designed Victorian pub with national emblems of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales incorporated into the leaded windows. This pub is often quite busy but with a mainly middle aged clientele. Food is traditional good value pub grub.

    • Old Windmill Telephone(0121) 454 3779 84 Dudley Road Birmingham B18 7QN

      A detached Georgian style pub with an L-shaped interior room It has a patio area at the back with benches.

    • One Trick Pony Club Telephone(0121) 442 3901 93A Alcester Road Birmingham B13 8DD

      Large open-plan interior, with an American diner/bar theme, serving burgers, fried chicken etc. Bar has five handpulls, serving ale and cider. Mix of seating - booths, tall tables with stools, sofas, and ordinary restaurant tables. Large beer garden at rear.

    • Patrick Kavanagh Telephone(0121) 449 5176 142 Trafalgar Road Birmingham B13 8BX

      This Pub has two main rooms with a large bar at the front. Seating around with large TV showing sky sports.

    • Pavilion Telephone(0121) 444 6775 229 Alcester Road South Birmingham B14 6DT

      Marstons Pub, a local with many events such Saturday Disco, Karaoke, Poker , Quiz Night, etc. One room central bar pub with quiet area.

    • Pear Tree Telephone(0121) 441 6710 25-27 Alcester Road South Birmingham B14 7JQ

      An excellent Wetherspoons outlet run by an enthusiastic manager who is a keen CAMRA member. The guest beers are highly driven by the Locale policy where many local beers feature. At least 4-6 guest ales are available, including a selection of real ciders/perries. The building is a former bank and very accessible by local transport. In winter months a large gas fire in the middle of the pub gives an open fire impression. Food is the standard Wetherspoons fayre.

    • Physician Telephone(0121) 272 5900 Harborne Road Birmingham B15 3DH

      Large historic former BMI building used to house the vast Sampson Gangee Library for the History of Medicine recently converted into a pub. It is an upmarket establishment with several drinking and dining areas. A range of ales is available, often featuring a lot of local brews, and they are proud of their food, wine and gin and whisky lists as well.

    • Pig & Tail Telephone(0121) 212 9964 12-13 Albion Street Birmingham B1 3EB

      Was closed for 19 years & now is being refurbished & due to open in the summer of 2016.

    • Pitcher & Piano Telephone(0121) 643 0214 The Waters Edge, Brindley Place Birmingham B1 2HL

      Located in the centre of Brindley Place next to the canal and opposite the ICC. This two levelled bar has simple metal and wooden furnishings clearly with the aim to get as many people in as possible. The bar is a part of a chain but the food is freshly cooked with personal service. The beer is from the Marstons range.

    • Plough Telephone(0121) 427 3678 21 High Street Birmingham B17 9NT

      An attractive popular pub that can get very busy. A good selection of beers; presently two regular beers and predominantly two changing locally brewed guest ales. The food menu features extensive home cooked food, with a good pizza selection, a brunch menu and afternoon tea. A quiz on Tuesday and Live music on Thursday.

    • Post Office Vaults Telephone(0121) 643 7354 84 New Street Birmingham B2 4BA

      Situated very close to New Street Station with an excellent range of eight real ales, with 10+ ciders and perries and over 300 bottled beers from around the world. This subterranean pub is a great place to visit for connoisseurs of beer. There is also free play bar billiards.Food is not served, you are welcome to bring your own and plates, cutlery & condiments are provided.

    • Prince of Wales Telephone(0121) 449 4198 118 Alcester Road Birmingham B13 8EE

      Traditional Victorian pub that is a very lively place in the heart of Moseley village. At the front of the pub is a bar area with ten hanpumps, a real fire and a TV showing sports. At the rear is a snug area and cigar emporium. There is a large heated partial tent area, ideal to use any time of the year. A cocktail bar is also outside selling numerous foreign beers and various wines.

    • Prince Of Wales Telephone(0121) 413 4180 84 Cambridge Street Birmingham B1 2NP

      A tastefully restored Victorian back street local. The interior is a quirky blend of modern and traditional, with an L-shaped bar. Reopened under new management in late 2018 after a period of closure. Pieminister pies available.

    • Pub Du Vin Telephone(0121) 200 0600 25 Church Street Birmingham B3 2NR

      The downstairs bar of the Hotel Du Vin. Central square bar with lounge style seating surrounding. Large screen tv and piped music is never obtrusive. The guest beer, like the two regulars are also locally sourced. Stocks vast range of wine and whiskeys with bookable tastings. Can be closed on varying days of the week for functions so check ahead. Beer orders can be made in the champagne bar and will be brought through to you when functions are on.

    • Pure Craft Bar & Kitchen Telephone(0121) 237 5666 30 Waterloo Street Birmingham B2 5TJ

      Pure Craft Bar and Kitchen was the first in the chain to open and is set in a traditional building with an industrial interior on Waterloo Street in the centre of the Business District. There are 6 cask and 16 craft beer lines plus a selection of 60 bottled craft beers Gourmet food is available, all food is made with beer, and the menu has been matched to the beers available. It is possible to book meals online The walls are adorned with modern art. There is also a cellar bar. Popular with local office workers. May close early on Sunday if quiet.

    • Queens Arms Telephone(0121) 236 3710 150 Newhall Street Birmingham B3 1RY

      A recently refurbished, classic Victorian corner pub, with exceptional outside tiled sign. Traditional food with a modern twist, sourced from local quality suppliers makes The Queens Arms a great place to eat. A quiz is held every Tuesday from 8.30pm. The pub is situated just outside the city centre, on the edge of the Jewellery Quarter. Will close early if quiet.

    • Railway Telephone(0121) 643 7167 Hill Street Birmingham B1 1PU

      Formerly the Brighthouse, this M&B pub has recently had a refurb. It has a smart appearance with images of the railway (it is opposite New Street Station) on the walls. Five handpulls on the main bar (Hill St side) serving national brands plus Old Rosie, and four more on the other bar (John Bright St side), though recently these have not had different beers on them.

    • Railway Telephone(0121) 554 8431 292 Park Road Birmingham B18 5HE

      Small slightly down at heel pub that could do with a little TLC. Real Ale is often only available at the weekend.

    • Raven Telephone(0121) 747 2482 Hodge Hill Road Birmingham B34 6DR

      Open Family friendly pub with a large Garden area.

    • Rectory Telephone(0121) 605 1001 50-54 Saint Paul's Square Birmingham B3 1QS

      Located at the edge of the Jewellery Quarter, in St Paul's square, The Rectory is a venue to gather with friends or colleagues for lunch, enjoy cocktails at night or indulge in brunch on Saturdays.

    • Red Beer'd 1891 Pershore Road Birmingham B30 3DJ

      Micropub with 4 cask & 10 keg taps.

    • Red Lion Telephone(0121) 233 9144 95 Warstone Lane Birmingham B18 6NG

      Traditional two roomed pub. Excellent fresh food is served all day in particular the Cow Club on Mondays. There are two changing guest beers and two regularly changing ciders. A good sized function room is available. Comedy night every 3rd Monday of the month.

    • Red Lion Telephone(0121) 444 2803 229 Vicarage Road Birmingham B14 7LY

      This grade II listed imposing Neo-Gothic designed pub built in 1908 has an open plan design decorated in the Ember Inns style. The upstairs function room hosts a regular Wednesday Folk Club and regular bands throughout the year. Regular quizzes are held Sundays and Thursdays & poker on a Monday night. Ale price reduced on Monday (currently £2.50/pint).

    • Rock & Roll Brewhouse Telephone07969 759649 19 Hall St Birmingham B18 6BS

      Moved to new premises, as of Feb 2020. A quirky brewery Tap room bedecked with music memorabilia. There are usually three vegan friendly ales available when open, always including a dark ale to start with. Only open Friday evenings and Saturday afternoon. The bar staff and their knowledge of beer is excellent; the other shared love in the bar is music and there is a play list of what you are hearing on the wall. There is Hogan's cider available for non beer drinkers. Check website/facebook before visiting as they occasionally close for music festivals.

    • Rose Villa Tavern Telephone(0121) 236 7910 172 Warstone Lane Birmingham B18 6JW

      A former red-bricked corner street pub now owned by the Bitters 'n' Twisted chain that runs the Victoria and New Inn. The interior is nicely unspoilt with lovely tiling and stained glass windows alongside some quirky modern features such as a red public telephone phone box. Five ales feature alongside an interesting cocktail list and good fresh cooked food. There are various forms of entertainment (quizzes, DJs) throughout the week.

    • Rosey Mac's Telephone(0121) 382 4284 294 Gravelly Lane Birmingham B23 5SG
    • Rowheath Pavilion Telephone(0121) 458 1711 Heath Road Birmingham B30 1HH

      Set in a parkland. Runs a few small Beer Festivals a year.

    • Ruin Telephone(0121) 643 5811 92 Floodgate Street Birmingham B5 5SR

      The Ruin - a quirky take on an old, Grade II listed pub building. Inspired by the DIY approach of some of Europe’s cooler cities and with a carefully chosen selection of keg, cask and bottle. We think our menu’s unique too (at least in Birmingham) with goulash, koftas and plenty of vegan and gluten free options. Coffee and teas are served all day so you don’t have to be boozing to spend some time here. But if you do we have cocktails too. Come say hi.

    • S'oak Telephone(0121) 471 4011 563-569 Bristol Road Birmingham B29 6AF

      The S'oak is a large open plan Greene King pub with very helpful and friendly staff. It is a student orientated bar full of atmosphere with a great buzz. Live sport is shown regularly but there are also quiz and open mic nights. The menu comprises competitive-priced typical pub grub (curry, burgers, steak, etc). In the evenings it can become very busy, so not the place for a quite drink with friends.

    • Sacks Of Potatoes Telephone(0121) 503 5811 10 Gosta Green Birmingham B4 7ER

      A traditional lively pub on the Aston University campus. Alongside guest ales there is always a rotating Locale. The pub is popular with students and local office staff. Outside tables offers views overlooking the campus. Silent TV screens offer terrestrial sports coverage. They hold beer festivals throughout the year. Various quiz, puzzle & jukebox music events through the week, details on a blackboard in the pub.

    • Saint Paul's House Telephone(0121) 272 0999 15-20 Saint Paul's Square Birmingham B3 1QU

      This is a hotel bar and restaurant which has one large, welcoming room separated into several areas with quite background music playing. Lots of comfy seating was available and there were plenty staff. Most of the space seems to be set up for dining rather than drinking. The is an outside area/beer garden which has comfortable, plush seating and a retractable canopy. A cocktail/spirits bar can also be found in the outside area.

    • Scott Arms Telephone(0121) 358 7145 Newton Road Birmingham B43 6BN

      Pub has a pay and display car park. 2 Roomed pub with a large lounge and a small bar. Bar is for age 21 and over only. Lounge is for age 18 and over. Usually 2 guest beers are served. Breakfast is served 10am-12pm. Main Menu 10am-9om. Lounge has a table football.

    • Selly Park Tavern Telephone(0121) 472 4392 592 Pershore Road Birmingham B29 7HQ

      An Ember Inns redbricked pub dating to 1901, run by the same manager for over ten years whose clientele is varied. Although it is only a large one roomed pub there are smaller areas so you can still get privacy. The two regular and four guest ales are served by friendly staff. There is an active bowling club and a skittle alley at the rear. Less than one mile from Edgbaston Cricket Ground, it is handy for visiting fans.

    • Shakespeare Telephone(0121) 236 8702 31 Summer Row Birmingham B3 1JJ

      Victorian red-brick small city centre local, part of the Nicolson's brand. Its near the Jewellery Quarter. The traditional bar has a small hatch to serve the rear snug which has a wonderful 'old fashioned' feel. Regularly changing guest ales feature with a good selection of traditional pub food.

    • Shakespeare Inn Telephone(0121) 616 2196 Lower Temple Street Birmingham B2 4JD

      Part of the M&B Nicholson's chain, re-opened in December 2010, it resembles a smart Victorian pub, with traditional decor and discrete lighting. There is strong emphasis on food and the back is given over to diners.

    • Sheldon Hall Telephone(0121) 788 1135 Gressel Lane Birmingham B33 9US

      Sheldon Hall is a 16th-Century Grade II Listed Manor House now run by Crown Carveries. It is fairly open plan family friendly pub.

    • Sheldon Heath Social Club Telephone(0121) 743 6783 Brays Road Birmingham B26 1NS
    • Sheldon Marlborough Cricket Club Telephone(0121) 784 9191 Foliot Fields Birmingham B25 8RF

      Spacious Safe Family and pet friendly environment focused on the development and playing of Cricket with five senior teams and three junior teams playing at weekends and midweek. The club has a fun atmosphere and runs events for fundraising including Quiz nights, occasional Beer Festivals, and fun days.

    • Slug & Lettuce Telephone(0121) 633 3049 Waters Edge, Brindleyplace Birmingham B1 2HL

      In the centre of Brindley Place this bar is one that is modern yet comfortable with booths, sofas and soft seating. The bar can get busy in the evenings and the music can be loud. The food is unpretentious pub grub. Beer range tends to come from the Green King portfolio.

    • Sly Old Fox Telephone(0121) 622 5080 54-56 Hurst Street Birmingham B5 4TD

      Recently Refurbished. Victorian two roomed pub, with stained glass windows, located between Chinatown and the gay village. A central bar serves both a public room with wood brass decor and a carpeted lounge with comfortable seating. The venue is theatre themed with many framed posters adorning the walls. Can get busy with a mixed clientelle when performances are on at the Hippodrome Theatre opposite, or the nearby Glee Club. Guest beers are often from Backyard, Milestone and Slaters.

    • Solomon Cutler Telephone(0121) 631 8930 Broad Street Birmingham B1 2DS

      Large open plan Lloyd No. 1. As it is a part of the Wetherspoons chain the beer range can at times be quite exciting. As it is a Lloyds it can get very loud with music in the evening and late night and can charge to get in.

    • Spotted Dog Telephone(0121) 772 3822 104 Warwick Street Birmingham B12 0NH

      A multi-roomed traditional pub of Irish character, family owned with the same landlord since the 80's. Rugby & Irish Sports are shown on large screen TVs. Features an extensive covered patio garden and smoking area with heaters, large real fireplace, barbeque, projection screen and eclectic adornments. Traditional Irish music nights on alternate Mondays, Jazz nights on Tuesdays. Home of Na Madrai Golf Society and the Digbeth O'lympics. Can be busy when Birmingham City play at home. Usually a cask mild available.

    • Spread Eagle Telephone(0121) 708 0194 1146a Warwick Road Birmingham B27 6BL

      The Spread Eagle is a JD Wetherspoon house (opened Nov 1999) in the heart of Acocks Green, opposite Sainsburys. It is compact and spread out in an open plan arrangement. There are many interesting photos (with information) about famous local historical figures. It is very popular with locals and shoppers. There is a good sized car park at the back.

    • Square Peg Telephone(0121) 236 6530 115 Corporation Street Birmingham B4 6PH

      Much improved Wetherspoon outlet in the heart of the central drinking circuit. Sited in the former Lewis’s department store, at 82½ feet boasts the longest bar in Birmingham. Can get very crowded after work and Friday and Saturday evenings. The pub also has a community notice board on display/ The food is typical Wetherspoon's fayre, with a food hygiene rating of five stars. On entering the main door you are greeted with a blackboard showing up to 20 real ales.

    • St Bernards Grange Telephone(0121) 743 2197 Barrows Lane Birmingham B26 1QJ

      A family based Pub.

    • Station Telephone(0121) 444 8749 7 High Street Birmingham B14 7BB

      A popular busy pub as you head into Kings Heath. Nice simple tasting food menu. Open Mic night every Sun 4-7pm. Music every Tues 9pm - 11.30pm in back room. Various board games to play. Quiz every Mon evening at 8.30pm.

    • Stirchley Wines & Spirits Telephone(0121) 459 9936 1535/1537 Pershore Road Birmingham B30 2JH

      Established in 1979, Stirchely Wines & Spirits has been providing a wide and varied selection of real ale & craft beer. It has been named as a top place to get a beer in ihe world by RateBeer Best Awards for the year 2013/2014.

    • Sun On The Hill Telephone(0121) 448 7966 23 Bennett's Hill Birmingham B2 5QP

      An open dark wooden. bare bricked interior, the Sun on the Hill is an established place for DJs and live music throughout the week, which means it can get busy and loud. However music isn't on the place is comfortable, with ales from regional brewers and good quality, cheap food.

    • Swan Telephone(0121) 350 7836 65 High Street Birmingham B23 6SA

      This dated décor corner pub has a split level seating area.

    • Tap & Spile Telephone(0121) 632 5602 16 Gas Street Birmingham B1 2JT

      The Tap & Spile is situated by the canal and dates back to 1821. There is the main entrance on Gas Street and another one on the canalside. The interior is one that is simple and wooden. The beer range tends to be from large regional breweries. It is known to stay open very late. Later than what is currently recorded down.

    • Tennis Court Telephone(0121) 356 8124 Walsall Road Birmingham B42 1TY

      Stonegate pub – Pub has a pay and display car park. Large open plan pub with 2 real ales served, Pedigree and 1 guest ale, usually from the Backyard Brewhouse. Main meals are served 11.30-9pm. Pub has a beer garden at the rear.

    • Three Horse shoes Telephone(0121) 742 1084 2102 Coventry Road Birmingham B26 3JA

      A typical local sizzling pub.

    • Thurlestone Telephone(0121) 475 7111 Thurlestone Road Birmingham B31 4PD
    • Tilt Telephone(0121) 643 1048 2 City Arcade Birmingham B2 4TX

      Craft beer, Speciality Coffee, Loose Leaf Tea, & Cake. Some beers are served from key keg and therefore may be considered real ale, ask the staff or see the beer info clipboards to determine which.

    • Toby Carvery Telephone(0121) 433 3573 Pershore Road South Birmingham B30 3JX
    • Toby Carvery Telephone(0121) 748 7675 Chester Road Birmingham B36 0AG

      Nice traditional red brick building which upon entering looks like the usual Toby branded pubs. That is by no means a negative comment as the pub is comfortable and functional. As with all Toby's food is the main focus here.

    • Toby Carvery Telephone(0121) 423 3895 563 Hagley Road Birmingham B32 1HP
    • Toby Carvery Telephone(0121) 744 1041 Stratford Road Birmingham B28 9ES
    • Toby Carvery Telephone(0121) 742 6201 2225 Coventry Rd Birmingham B26 3EH

      A typical family friendly Toby Carvery

    • Towers Telephone(0121) 358 4627 636 Walsall Road Birmingham B42 1EY

      Car park is pay and display. Pub is open plan and has a separate upstairs area for meals/private dining. Pub is a Sizzling pub. Breakfast is served 9am-12pm. Main menu served 12pm-10pm.

    • Tyburn House Telephone(0121) 747 2128 Kingsbury Road Birmingham B35 6AA

      This pub is situated on the major road junction of the Chester Road, Kingsbury Road and Fazeley canal. At present it is a Sizzling pub chain that has an open plan interior.

    • Utopia Telephone(0121) 233 3666 16 Church Street Birmingham B3 2NP

      Busy city centre stylish bar with modern interior, situated close to St Philip's cathedral. Usually stocking three ales. Upmarket traditional food is served. Dishes include fish and chips, swordfish steak and vegetarian options. Private parties for up to 150 catered for. Sometimes closes early at the beginning of the week. Look out for their Fizdogs!

    • Victoria Telephone(0121) 633 9439 48 John Bright Street Birmingham B1 1BN

      The proximity of this pub to a theatre gives it a thespian air and is popular with patrons of the nearby Alexandra Theatre. The bar is in the centre of the pub and is surrounded by drinking areas with quirky Art work on the walls. There is a music and film quiz on a Tuesday, live music on a Thursday, a DJ on a Friday and a club night on a Saturday. It has some benches for outside drinking.

    • Villa Tavern Telephone(0121) 326 7466 307 Nechells Park Road Birmingham B7 5PD

      Situated a short walk from Aston station and Lichfield Road, easily accessible from the city centre. A splendid Victorian style pub, with intact bar, lounge and function room. Much original tiling and floors retained in the vestibule area. A traditoinal community pub, well frequented by locals, and offering darts, pool and a regular quiz. Food is served every day except match days. Real Ale is on for Aston Villa home match weekends.

    • Village Telephone(0121) 449 7664 179 Alcester Road Birmingham B13 8JR

      Large light comfortable seated restaurant area. Loo's upstairs, Garden at Rear. £2.75 Guest ales on a Tuesday.

    • Village Green Telephone(0121) 384 6785 Marsh Hill, Stockland Green Birmingham B23 7DS

      Has been changed into a large open spaced family pub split into two areas by a partial length barrier and has a secluded side area seating 14 people. Has several T.V Screens.

    • Vine Telephone(0121) 454 7943 Ruston Street Birmingham B16 8BB
    • Vine Telephone(0121) 428 3946 310 High Street Birmingham B17 9PU

      A Typical Sizzling Pub.

    • Ware House Cafe Telephone(0121) 633 0261 54-57 Allison Street Birmingham B5 5TH

      You are able to buy a beer without having to buy food.

    • Wellington Telephone(0121) 200 3115 37 Bennetts Hill Birmingham B2 5SN

      Stalwart of Birmingham’s real ale scene, this city centre pub has the feel of a community local at the heart of the second city. This pioneering pub offers 27 hand pulls over two floors, dispensing well kept ale and 3 traditional ciders. A huge range of whiskies is available; the ground floor offering scotch, with the rest of the world represented on the first floor bar. The suntrap roof terrace is a hidden urban gem. Regular quizzes, folk nights and cheese nights are held. Food is not served but you’re welcome to bring your own – plates, cutlery and condiments are provided.

    • Westley Arms Telephone(0121) 706 4312 89 Westley Road Birmingham B27 7UJ

      Hotel bar belonging to Best Western hotels open to members of the public. The bar itself is comfortable and modern, with a nice stained glass ceiling light. The beers tend to be from local micros.

    • White Horse Telephone(0121) 608 7641 2 York Street Birmingham B17 0HG

      Traditional community pub just off the High Street, it is a former Festival Alehouse with a long history of real ale. It brews as Ostlers Ales on the premises. There are also 4 rotating craft beers on key keg. Check what’s on in real time via the website Beerboard. Live music at the weekend, quizzes Tuesday & Thursday and SKY/BT sport shown.

    • White House Telephone(0121) 241 6930 99 New John Street West Birmingham B19 3TZ

      This is the only Holden's pub within Birmingham. Maybe open later for special occasions. Provision of Real Ale can be intermittent.

    • White Swan Telephone(0121) 454 2359 Harborne Road, Chad Valley Birmingham B15 3TT

      A busy Large Modern styled gastro pub.

    • Wildcat Tap 1381-1383 Pershore Road Birmingham B30 2JR

      The Wildcat Tap is an independent pub on the Pershore Road in Stirchley, Birmingham. This bar is much changed from the original Wildcat from just down the road and is spacious for a micro pub with adequate seating although does get busy at weekends with a mixed aged group clientele in attendance. Beer range of cask and keg is adventurous and interesting, with 5 cask on handpump and 8 craft keg lines, complemented by a selection of bottled craft beers, gin, whisky and soft drinks.

      Convenient for buses 27, 45, 47 and 146 and close to Bournville train station

    • William Tyler Telephone(0121) 789 5860 140 Church Street Birmingham B25 8UT

      Wetherspoon pub that is a former Woolworth's store, excellently converted. Historical murals adorn the walls and on the ceiling are paintings of Nigel Mansall, Murray Walker and Tony Hancock. There are books for customers to read while enjoying their beer. Also the light arrangements are made of bottles and wine glasses, a must see for an architectural point of view and a great example of a community local in an area that is sparse for pubs.

    • Windsor Telephone(0121) 633 3013 33 Cannon Street Birmingham B2 5EE

      An open plan yet cosy pub just off New Street. It really does what it says on the tin! Its a pub in the heart of the city where many are bars and try to be sophisticated. There is always a variety of ales on offer, with central prominence on the bar. There is a poker night on Tuesdays and quiz night on Wednesdays. There is simple good pub grub.

    • Woodman Telephone(0121) 643 4960 New Canal Street Birmingham B5 5LG

      Lovingly restored Victorian-era pub with original features preserved, including a gilded and etched mirror at the centre of the bar, period tiles and the old smoke room with (now discontinued) bell pushes in the wall for table service. Hearty pub food served between 12-7 every day. Roof terrace overlooks Eastside Park, popular with local students and skateboarders. Regular live music showcases varied talent form the adjacent Royal Birmingham Conservatoire in the well-appointed function room. Student groups sit cheek by jowl with older pub regulars to create a lively and vibrant atmosphere.

    • Yenton Telephone(0121) 384 1872 Sutton Road Birmingham B23 5TW

      A light airy family based pub.

    • York Telephone(0121) 778 6927 York Road Birmingham B28 8LE
  • Bournville
  • Kingstanding
  • Saltley
    • Saltley Inn Telephone(0121) 327 1042 37 Washwood Heath Road Saltley B8 1RS

      Newly refurbished bar with en-suite accommodation available.

  • Shard End
    • Shard End No 1 Royal British Legion Club Telephone(0121) 747 3922 Hurst Lane Shard End B34 7HP

      Roomy members clubs, costs £5 to join for the year. Food is served daily too. The real ale rotates a few times a week, it is never the same ale on twice. They have 2 hand pumps but only one pump in use at the moment.

  • Solihull
    • Airside Telephone(0121) 782 8823 Departure Lounge, Birmingham Airport Solihull B26 3QJ
    • Atrium Telephone0870 761 0547 NEC Solihull B40 1NT

      Opening times vary depending on shows being run, pub will be closed if Halls in the near vicinity are closed. Real ale availibility is hit and miss because of this.

    • Little Owl Telephone(0121) 781 0331 Bickenhill Parkway Solihull B40 1QA

      A large Vintage Inns pub and restaurant situated close to NEC, Airport and Birmingham Business Park, as well as M42 and M6. This traditional pub offers a good contrast to the modern offerings in the surrounding areas, with its homely beams, brick and large real fire. It is also provides a source of real ale in an area with little choice.

    • Piazza Telephone(0121) 767 9140 NEC Solihull B40 1NT

      These opening times are dependent on trade and shows.

    • World Bar Telephone(0121) 273 1021 Pendigo Way Solihull B40 1PU

      For Genting Arena events closing will be extended to 01:00