Everyone loves happy hour! Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, graduation or just the end of the working day, happy hour is a great time to unwind and relax with friends or family without spending a fortune on drinks. Plus, if you don’t fancy a big night out, the end of happy hour is a good time to call it a night!
Most bars will generally have a happy hour for a few hours a night at their less popular times (which means it is generally earlier on Friday/Saturday nights). Some popular policies are 2-for-1 or half-price cocktails. Here are 9 of the best places for happy hour in Birmingham!
Address: 20 Stephenson St, Piccadilly Arcade, Birmingham, B2 4BJ
Tucked inside a cosy downstairs venue, Be At One offers customers 2-for-1 cocktails when you buy two of the same drink. Timings vary between the weekend and the rest of the week: weekdays are 4 pm-7 pm and weekends (Friday/Saturday) are the slightly earlier 3 pm-6 pm. You can also get an extra hour of happy hour goodness by making an account with the app.
Address: 7 Bennetts Hill, Birmingham, B2 5ST
Dirty Martini is famous for its happy hours! Surrounded by loads of other popular bars, they’re a great stop on a night. Happy hour runs 3 pm-8 pm (Monday-Thursday), 12 pm-8 pm (Friday and Sunday) and 12 pm-6 pm (Saturday). The offer includes half-price martinis – their speciality drink – and price reductions on a range of other drinks.
Address: 28 Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham, B4 6BJ
Another generous happy hour, The Jekyll and Hyde run their offers from 12 pm-7 pm every day, featuring two cocktails for just £9. With an extensive menu of gothic-inspired drinks, this is a great place to try out something new in a great atmosphere. And, as one of the earliest-starting happy hours, great for an afternoon out with friends if you want a quieter visit.
Address: 81-91 John Bright St, Birmingham, B1 1BL
As the longest happy hour on the list, Turtle Bay run their offers all day with the exception of 7 pm-8:30 pm. From 10 am opening to 7 pm and then from 8:30 pm -closing, customers can enjoy 2-for-1 cocktails or mocktails, provided they order two of the same. These can be enjoyed alongside their delicious food or as part of a night out with friends, across all of their UK-wide locations!
Address: 39 Temple St, Birmingham, B2 5DP
This is undoubtedly the most generous happy hour on our list – all day, every day! Although only on certain drinks, Las Iguanas have a 2-for-1 offer on some of their most popular cocktails from open until close. This does make them a very popular spot, particularly on the weekend, but you can also enjoy their drinks offers with dinner or for after-work drinks.
Address: 172 Warstone Lane, Birmingham, B18 6JW
They are run by the same company that runs The Jekyll and Hyde, which is reflected in their weird and wonderful cocktail menu. Happy hour at Rose Villa Tavern runs from 4 pm-10 pm Mondays, 4 pm-8 pm Tuesday-Friday, 12 pm-7 pm on Saturdays and all day on Sundays, so you have plenty of time to try out some new drinks. Aside from happy hour, their bartenders can also make you a custom drink based on what you like to drink.
Address: 179 Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham, B13 8JR
Although The Village offers every type of drink you might expect to find in a pub, their happy hour speciality is cocktails! Every Monday to Friday, you can enjoy two cocktails (they must be the same two cocktails) for £10! A great way for groups to try out different drinks without needing to share glasses, or just to try more of your favourite classic cocktail!
Address: 8 Bennetts Hill, Birmingham, B2 5RS
If spending the evening drinking cocktails in a cosy bar, then this might be the place for you. Not only is the inside beautiful, The Lost and Found offers 2 for £10 cocktails Monday to Friday, 3 pm till 8 pm. You can choose from a selection of six cocktails, from smooth rum drinks to tangy gin concoctions, this is a great place to try out some truly exciting drinks.
Address: 8 Temple St, Birmingham, B2 5BN
If you want happy hour alongside great food and music, then try Revolucion de Cuba! Everything from the music, the decoration and food to their drinks are Latin-inspired. Many of their drinks are made using Cuban-inspired rum, although they also serve a range of gin and vodka-based cocktails. They run happy hour from Sunday evening to Friday evening, between 5 pm and 7 pm across all venues.