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Licklist Guide to Bars in Birmingham

Our definitive guide to bars in Birmingham will help you choose the best bars and pubs to visit on your night out in the city.  There are a lot of bars in Birmingham and choosing your ideal place can often be hit and miss.  Once you find that special one though you may end up being a regular.  So how do you find new bars in Birmingham to go to while swerving the dives?  

Browse our comprehensive list of bars in Birmingham and get an idea of the vibe beforehand! All our Birmingham bar reviews are genuine, left by our users after their night out in the city.  You can check out our nightlife galleries to get a feel for some of the venues and take a look at the top 5 bars as picked by Licklist users.

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Review the Bars in Birmingham

You can share your experience of the pubs, clubs & bars in Birmingham by posting a review of the watering holes you enjoyed and those that ought to be given a miss. If you aren’t a user yet, why not join the party and get even more out of Licklist.

Reviews Bars in Birmingham

O2 Institute Birmingham

Saw Set It Off here. A fantastic venue with a great vibe, although do be warned that it gets super packed if the artist sold out. I unfortunately had to visit first aid, but the first aider was incredibly polite and respectful, and all staff in general were very polite. You do have to get patted dow read more

O2 Institute Birmingham

Really great venue! Have good disables access, great venue cap size for big and small headliners. Fair drinks prices, it helps to be on 02 as they run a lot of deals here including early access. Staff and security can be a bit meh but you would too if you dealt with the general public.

O2 Institute Birmingham

I'm a huge fan of live events and I can't say how much I was impressed with the level of professionalism that I found in O2 institute. Staff was brilliant!. Very proactive. Seeing them serving water to people near stage was a positive shock to me. Well done to everyone involved delivering such a gr read more

O2 Institute Birmingham

Great venue, not too big. Maren Morris was fantastic, parking was just around the corner £3 all day. Two bars with fair prices. Will go back again

Licklist top 5 Bars in Birmingham

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