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The 10 best beer gardens in Birmingham

With the recent influx in sunny weather, it's difficult to resist the thought of sitting in a beer garden with a cold pint in hand.

To help you chose the perfect pub, here is a guide to 10 of Birmingham's best beer gardens that are sure to quench your thirst.

The Canal House

The Canal House is a vibrant pub in the centre of Birmingham. With over 60 unique world ales to choose from, it is host to a selection of delicious food, cocktails and ales. The prices of lager, ale and cider range from £4.20 to £9 (for their 13% Three Bean Stout). What’s more, this pub offers an exciting display of live music every night, featuring a soundtrack of all different styles and genres. If you are seeking a beer garden overlooking some of Birmingham’s famous canals, then this is the perfect place.

12 Bridge St, Birmingham B1 2JR
The Old Crown

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Established in 1368, The Old Crown is one of Birmingham’s oldest pubs. Situated within the heart of the artistic Digbeth, this pub offers a big, quirky beer garden with plenty of seating for you and your friends. A variety of events are hosted here throughout the year including outdoor cinema viewings and BBQ’s. To satisfy your weekend cravings, The Old Crown also features some of Birmingham's best DJ’s on Fridays and Saturdays, spinning everything from funk, soul, disco, hip-hop and RnB. If you are looking for a cool space to hang out and listen to DJ’s, visit The Old Crown!

188 High St, Deritend, Birmingham B12 0LD
Circo Bar

Formerly known as Urban Village, Circo is a student hotspot offering an array of cheap drinks and happy hour deals. Situated near the University of Birmingham, this student-driven bar is full of students looking for a good time. With a DJ spinning all the classic tunes on a Friday night, this bar transforms into a buzzing nightclub (with free entry too)! Not only this, but Circo hosts events such as quiz nights, £1 drinks and sports screenings- making it the perfect hang-out spot. The large beer garden features outdoor heaters which are ideal for when the sun goes down. If you are looking for a student-dominated bar, visit Circo for cheap drinks and plenty of fun.

580 - 582 Bristol Road, Birmingham B29 6BE
Gosta Green Pub

This newly refurbished pub offers an array of craft beer, ale and food at very competitive prices. Situated near Aston University, this pub is catered towards students, making it an appealing hotspot for young adults. The landscaped Gosta Green beer garden features cosy cabins and artwork across the walls which adds to the coolness of this site. If you are looking for a student-dominated pub with a vast selection of cheap food and drink amongst a buzzing atmosphere, Gosta Green Pub is the one for you.

Holt St, Birmingham B7 4BG
The Lord Clifden

In the running for The Observers Best Place to Drink awards and winner of 'The Best Entertainment Pub 2015', The Lord Clifden boasts an impressive background. As a runner-up in the Guide and Observer Food awards for 'Best Sunday Lunch', 'Best Cheap Eats' and 'Best Place To Drink', this pub lives up to its name. Renowned for their collection of urban street art and artistic imprint, The Lord Clifden offers a cool location to enjoy your beer in. With seven continental lagers on tap and a selection of bottled beers and guest ales, there is something for everyone. If you are looking for an award-winning pub with nine large HD screens, ping-pong and table football, then visit The Lord Clifden!

34 Great Hampton St, Hockley, Birmingham B18 6AA
Bureau Bar

Bureau bar is a vintage-inspired pub offering a rich social environment. The beer garden is situated on a rooftop terrace overlooking Birmingham’s city centre. This is an elegant bar offering a selection of both locally produced and sourced food and drink. If you are looking to enjoy the open air whilst sipping a beverage in the sun, then give Bureau Bar a visit.

110 Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 3AG
The Button Factory

Situated in the heart of Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, The Button Factory offers a picturesque rooftop garden- perfect for that Instagram aesthetic. With brightly coloured swinging chairs and matching upholstery on the wooden benches, this stylish pub offers a selection of beer on draught and bottled (as well as an extensive list of cocktails, wine and liquor). If you are looking for a contemporary rooftop garden to enjoy the summer rays in, then The Button Factory awaits you!

25 Frederick St, Birmingham B1 3HH
The Prince of Wales


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Boasting an impressive beer garden, The Prince of Wales is somewhere you can hang-out come rain or shine. Covered by a marquee with patio heaters, you can stay dry and warm in the unpredictable British weather whilst still being at one with nature. The pub garden provides a lively atmosphere, making it a popular place to drink and hang out with friends. If you are looking for a unique venue in an award-winning pub, then visit The Prince of Wales.

118 Alcester Rd, Birmingham B13 8EE
The Spotted Dog

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Situated in Digbeth, this traditional Irish pub features live blues, jazz and Irish-folk bands staged weekly. The large garden is weatherproof, meaning it is covered for the (often) less than perfect British summer forecast. The eclectic outdoor decor adds to its charm and reflects the pub's unique nature. With cheap alcohol and good vibes, The Spotted Dog is perfect for lovers of a traditional Irish pub with an exciting and quirky twist.

104 Warwick St, Birmingham B12 0NH
The Country Girl

Situated in student-populated Selly Oak, The Country Girl is a traditional pub serving an array of food and drink. Its large beer garden lives up to its name as the surrounding greenery emits countryside vibes. With a selection of cheap beers on tap, this pub is perfect for a chilled drink in the sunshine after spending the day in the nearby Selly Oak Park. If you are looking for a wholesome pub with an impressive beer garden, visit The Country Girl!

1 Raddlebarn Rd, Birmingham B29 6HJ