Birmingham

Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

Dog Friendly Venues

These are the branch dog friendly pubs as identified from WhatPub. If there are any errors or omissions please use WhatPub to correct the data.

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Birmingham Branch Real Ale Pubs and Clubs that are Dog Friendly

  • 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. Evolving 'Trader Kitchen' menu serves both pub classics and dishes from around the world. Brunch served Saturday and Sunday in summer; Sunday roasts throughout the year. Live music weekend evenings. Currently only taking card payments (cash machine available at nearby Tesco).

    • 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. Halves marked up above pro-rata.

    • 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 Thursday to Sunday. 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 changed (April/May 2017). Quizzes held every other Monday.

    • Bournbrook Inn Telephone(0121) 459 8655 1273 Pershore Road Birmingham B30 2YT

      Large roadside pub dating from 1836, significantly changed since it's former incarnation as the Three Horseshoes. Largely open plan with wooden floorboards, a variety of seating options & an arcade gaming table. Former stables have been converted to hotel accommodation. Often beers from Attic, Dig Brew & Halton Turner on keykeg. Beer in cans & bottles available from the fridge. Handpumps have been removed.

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

      A quirky country style pub in the centre of Birmingham, near Aston University. This friendly staffed popular back street local is one of the oldest pubs in Birmingham and has a snug, comfortable and homely feel. Two distinct drinking areas surround a U-shaped bar with smaller back room for more privacy. A collection of 300 jugs adorns the ceiling, along 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.

    • 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.

    • Clifden Telephone(0121) 523 7515 34 Great Hampton Street Birmingham B18 6AA

      Recently acquired by Laine and reopened after refurbishment in February 2020. A quirky yet traditional pub, long with two main rooms. Beer range includes craft beers from Laines of Brighton. Large sun-trapped garden at the rear is great in the warmer months. The food range includes burgers, pizzas, wings, and vegan. Sunday roasts available 12-8. At last visit, the disabled access toilet had been removed.

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

      Thornbridge Brewery & Pivovar converted & refurbished the former Lloyds Bank on Colmore Row as a bar in 2019. The Colmore incorporates a combination of Thornbridge beers on handpump, on 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 & vegan options) made with Green Mountain IPA to complement the range of Craft Beers, wines and spirits including no less than twenty gins. There is a pool table downstairs. Beer list available on Untappd.

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

      A very large Hungry Horse family dinning 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. Flights of three thirds available but may cost a fair bit more than a pint.

    • Flapper Telephone(0121) 236 2421 Cambrian Wharf Birmingham B1 2NU

      Reopened on 21/07/21, after planning appeal by developer owners failed.

      Less than a minute from The Barclaycard Arena, The Flapper is Birmingham's leading independent live music venue and canalside pub. The spacious bar has 2 rotating guest ales, a permanent house ale (Robinsons' Trooper) and a permanent house scrumpy (Westons' Old Rosie). With one of the largest beer gardens in Birmingham and a balcony overlooking the longboats in Cambrian Wharf, any season is a good season to sit outside and admire the serenity surrounding The Flapper's hidden-away location. Quiz Nights on Thursdays. Closed Sunday & Monday.

    • Fletchers Telephone(0121) 443 4725 7A York Road Birmingham B14 7SA

      A bar, rather than pub, linked to Kitchen Garden. Single room with wooden floorboards & a part covered outside smoking area. Can be very busy during live events, be it cult favourites, tribute acts or comedians.

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

      An up-market refurbishment in 2019 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!

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

      Right next to Aston University and often frequented by students, meaning the prices are good and it is a pub that does simply pub fayre with vegetarion & vegan options 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. Craft ale available from breweries like Siren Craft & Tiny Rebel.

    • 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. 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.

    • Gunmakers Arms Telephone(0121) 236 8486 92 Bath Street Birmingham B4 6HG

      The pub is a Regency period, Grade II listed building in the historic Gun Quarter. The tap house of Two Towers Brewery, which is located at the rear, sharing a courtyard drinking area. Brewery tours available by arrangement. Range of Two Towers ales available with occasional guest 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. Regular events include a History-based talk series held towards the end of the month, Stand-Up 1st Wed of month from 7pm, Open-Mic 1st & 3rd Wed of the month from 8pm. BBQ every Fri & Sat from 5.30pm. Please check the website, Twitter or Facebook for details of events. Rooms available, £35 single, £50 double.

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

      A Grade II listed building, which dates back to 1907, on the corner of High Street & York Street. Art Nouveau tiles on the walls of the York Road entrance and stairs. An L shaped bar greets you as you come in, with 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. A wall plaque commemorates UB40's first gig in 1979.

    • Head of Steam Telephone(0121) 643 6824 Somerset House, 36 Temple Street Birmingham B2 5DP

      The Birmingham edition of the Camerons' Head of Steam chain. It features a large and spacious interior, split across three levels, decorated in a steampunk style. An island bar occupies the centre of the middle level. Plenty of seating and booths for people to enjoy a wide variety of food and drinks. Ten handpulls showcase Camerons' own beers and offerings from local breweries. Keg lines include international beers such as Delirium and La Chouffe. Wide range of beers from around the world in bottles & cans. Screens showing sporting events can result in a very busy pub, particularly when major football matches are on.

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

      One room micropub situated just off of King's Heath High Street. Emphasis is on convivial conversation & drinking, for regulars, locals & visitors alike. Cask beers usually local from the likes of Green Duck, Kinver, Malvern Hills, Hobsons & Infinity. A mixture of local & national craft beer, a cider & a German beer, on keg/keykeg, available across 8 taps. Also sells bottled and canned ales. Beers available displayed on a chalk board to the left of the bar. 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.

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

      Small and cosy, just off the main High Street, the pub is serious about craft beer – even to the point of not stocking many mainstream products. Tt serves five real ales from small and local breweries, three craft beers and four traditional ciders. There is also an interesting selection of bottled beers. The décor is original and eclectic. And it really does grow hops in the garden, where there is heated seating for 82 people (recently refurbished and ready to re-open as of 17 April 2022).

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

      A Cosy pub, aquired by Black Country Ales in late 2017. It has 10 real ales and two ciders. Gets busy in the evenings. No separate bar as the pub is now all open plan. Food limited to cobs. Quiz night & cheese night. 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.

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

      This distinctive Victorian building from 1904 dominates the High Street. Constantly changing beer range of up to six ales and quality food is served from an open plan kitchen to a separate dining area. Secluded beer garden at the rear. Quiz nights every Monday. The pubs original tiles can be viewed in the corridor leading to the toilets. Burger deal Thursdays, Sandwich deal 12-5pm Mon-Fri.

    • 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. Usually has Hobson’s ale plus guests. Run by the friendly Eddie Fitzpatrick for 28 years. The pub has a homely feel, Folk club on Friday evenings. Local road parking only, but with good local bus routes & the National Express coach station 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. N.B. Cash Only

    • 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 (Utility Arena) in Brindley Place. Therefore, it can be busy when concerts and other events are on. 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. Alongside CAMRA discount, the pub offers discount to Blue Light personnel and the AA. Outside seating area due to be upgraded summer 2022.

    • 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. Quality food is served until 10.00pm. Pub named after the description of the British Expeditionary Force in France during the first world war, murals/paintings honour those who fought.

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

      Large Fullers owned pub, formerly The Old Joint Stock Bank, it is a Victorian Grade 2 listed building. Large central island bar, with impressive bar back, surrounded by comfortable seating. Regular and seasonal Fullers, Gales & Dark Star beers, with occasional guests. The theatre hosts many performances throughout the year and also local comedians and live jazz. Good quality food is served, with a changing menu.

    • 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.

    • 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 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. There is a secluded patio area, as well as picnic-style benching on other garden areas.

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

      An attractive friendly neighbourhood 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 hand-stretched pizzas, homemade burgers and cuban fried sandwiches. Pizza 2-4-1 Mondays, Burgers 2-4-1 Tuesdays.

    • 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 handpumps (only 3 still in use), 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

      Black Country Ales have taken over the pub. Renovation work is now complete and the pub is open for business.

      A tastefully restored Victorian back street local. The interior is a quirky blend of modern and traditional, with an L-shaped bar.

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

      A recently refurbished, classic Victorian corner pub, with exceptional outside tiled sign. A challenging 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.

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

      Micropub with 2 cask handpulls, 10 keg taps, beers usually from Fownes, often Halton Turner & Leviathan, up to 4 ciders / perries from Hogans & Olivers. 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 & pints available. Card payment only. Comfier seating on the ground floor, chairs around barrels upstairs.

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

      Busy city centre Fullers bar, situated close to St Philip's cathedral, recently (2021) reverting to more of a pub feel. Usually stocking three real ales. Craft beer also on tap, in Bottle & cans. Largely open plan with various alcoves. Private parties for up to 150 catered for.

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

      A traditional lively pub set in the heart of the Aston University campus. The pub is popular with students and local office staff. Weekly quizzes, bi weekly karaoke.

    • Saltley Inn Telephone(0121) 327 1042 37 Washwood Heath Road Birmingham B8 1RS

      Friendly pub where all are welcome including children & dogs. Caters for parties & functions. 22 En-suite accommodation available.

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

      Victorian red-brick small city centre local, part of the Nicolson's brand, 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.

    • 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.

    • Sommar Brew Co Unit 3b, Utilita Arena, Canal side Birmingham B1 2AA

      Brewpub and tap for the Sommar brewery, with the brewkit on display within the premises. Twenty beer lines are a mix of keg & key-keg, about 50/50 between Sommar & other micro-breweries from around the country. Flights of four thirds available. Food is predominantly burgers and chicken, though guest caterers do appear from time to time. Newly opened post lockdown. Live beer menu available on Untappd, also shown on a large screen by the bar. Can get busy when events are held at the NIA due to its location.

    • Tap & Spile Telephone(0121) 272 5278 10-16 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.

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

      Large, open plan pub serving good food. Two real ales served, Pedigree and one guest ale. Main meals are served from noon until just before 9pm. Pub has a beer garden at the rear. Car park is pay and display.

    • Tilt Telephone(0121) 643 1048 2 City Arcade Birmingham B2 4TX

      Craft beer micropub in the city centre, well known for beers from micro-breweries both near & far. Always changing beer list from 18 draught lines and 50+ bottled & canned beers from the fridge available to drink in or take away. Speciality Coffee, Loose Leaf Tea, & Cake also available. Seating over three floors, consisting basic wooden tables & chairs. A large collection of pinball machines are a unique feature that attracts avid players.

      Some beers served from key keg and therefore may be considered real ale, ask the staff or see the beer info clipboards to determine which.

      Redecorated during lockdown, with a full refurb/rebuild of the unisex toilets.

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

      Large, open plan pub on the southern end of Moseley High Street. Emphasis is on food, with an extensive menu of good quality meals. Sunday lunches are popular. The garden offers both uncovered and covered drinking and dining thanks to their glass garden room. Toilets upstairs with disabled access WC available on the ground floor - ask at the bar. Car park is pay and display.

    • Vine Telephone(0121) 454 7943 Ruston Street Birmingham B16 8BB

      Traditional corner pub with real ales and an all-day menu. Has TV sport and a pool table.

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

      Small, friendly, traditional community pub just off Harborne High Street, serving beers from Ostlers brewery, based at the back of the pub, and guest beers. The larger of two rooms had seating around a large TV that shows SKY/BT sporting events. The smaller room features 4 rotating craft beers on key keg, from small local or regional breweries. Check what’s on in real time via the website Beerboard. Live music at the weekend, quizzes Tuesday & Thursday

    • White Swan Telephone(0121) 622 7277 276 Bradford Street Birmingham B12 0QY

      Classic Victorian pub at the heart of Digbeth, reopened as a free house for the first time in its 122 year history, after a 2 year closure. Two roomed unspoilt Victorian red-bricked pub identified by CAMRA as having a nationally important historic interior with classic Victorian tiles. Main drinking area has wooden bar with large bar back and etched mirrors with stools and bench seating around walls. Impressive ornately tiled hallway leads to a small lounge and smoking area. Close to Digbeth coach station.

    • Wildcat Tap Telephone(0121) 213 2623 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

    • 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 good value pub food served every day. 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.