10 best beer gardens in Birmingham 2022: nicest pubs for an outside drink near me - from Bristol Pear to Hop Garden

When the sun gets out, you’ll want to make your way to these drinking holes…

The sunny, warm weather is making its way to Birmingham, and what better way to spend a night afternoon or evening than by enjoying a drink in one of the city’s  many beer gardens.

To get you in the mood for a day in the beer garden, here are some of the places around Birmingham where you can visit.

From The Distillery to The Plough, we’ve got you covered when it comes to weekend drinking spots.

The Birmingham Stable

The Stable in Birmingham (Pic: The Stable)

If you like craft ale and pizza, then get yourself down to The Birmingham Stable located within the city centre.

Outdoor seating is located on the front of the bar, making for great spots to people watch whilst being sat in the sunshine.

1 Orion, 115 John Bright St, Birmingham B1 1BE https://stablepizza.com/birmingham/

Hop Garden

The Harborne pub has a recently renovated garden area equipped with plenty of seating space.

The pub serves food, hosts quizzes and even has a wide selection of board games for you to enjoy with your pint.

19 Metchley Ln, Harborne, Birmingham B17 0HT https://www.facebook.com/hopgardenpub/

Bristol Pear

The Bristol Pear

The vibrant Selly Oak pub serves a wide range of food and drink, all of which can be enjoyed on its outdoor terrace.

The pub also holds quizzes, open mic nights and spoken word events, giving you plenty of reasons to pay a visit.

Sky by the Water

This rooftop bar located at Resorts World can definitely fall into the category of ‘pretty beer gardens’.

Situated on the top floor of the venue, you can soak up the views of the city whilst enjoying a nice cold drink and some great food.

You can also take a trip to the secret garden, which looks to be a recommended visit.

Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1PU https://www.resortsworldbirmingham.co.uk/eat-drink/sky-by-the-water

The Distillery

The garden area of The Distillery (Photo: The Distillery)

Enjoy a pint or a cocktail on the cobbled outdoor terrace of this city centre pub. You can even take in the scenery, which includes the canal.

The Distillery has a wide range of food options, from bottomless brunch to Sunday Lunch, meaning there is never a bad time to pay a visit

4 Sheepcote Street, Birmingham, B16 8AE https://thedistillerybirmingham.co.uk/menus/

The Plough

Another of Harborne’s pubs, The Plough has a large patio area which includes a covered section and areas where you can soak up what the sun has to offer.

With plenty of food and drink deals, this will make for a great place to kick off as ummer evening.

21 High St, Harborne, Birmingham B17 9NT https://theploughharborne.co.uk/

The Canal House Bar & Restaurant

A sunny day at the Canal House (Pic: The Canal House)

Another pub which allows guests the opportunity to take in Birmingham’s historic canalside, the Canal House is great for both indoor and outdoor eating, and the views of the canal aren’t bad at all.

12 Bridge St, Birmingham B1 2JR https://thecanalhouse.uk.com/

The Fighting Cocks

A vibrant feature of Moseley Village, The Fighting Cock’s has a charming outdoor space which makes an ideal place to enjoy drinks or a selection from the pub’s relatively new menu.

According to its website, the pub brings “the best in British hospitality to this welcoming Birmingham suburb.”

1 St. Marys Row, Moseley, Birmingham, West Midlands, B13 8HW https://www.thefightingcocksmoseley.co.uk/#/

Gosta Green

Gosta Green in the sun... (Pic from Gosta Green)

Located in close proximity to Aston University, Gosta Green is popular with students and locals alike.

The beer garden makes for an ideal place to relax with a pint, and a varied food menu gives you even more reason to stick around.

The Hare & Hounds

The pub is well known as a local music venue, and the beer garden is the finishing touch on this iconic location.

The two famous upstairs venues feature live music and club nights spanning a wide variety of genres including jazz, indie, funk, reggae, hip hop, soul, house, techno, drum & bass and beyond.

106 High St, King’s Heath, Birmingham B14 7JZ https://hareandhoundskingsheath.co.uk/