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Often overlooked in favour of London and Manchester, Britain’s second biggest city, Birmingham, is bursting with good spots to have a drink. Forget for a moment that this is Britain, and our weather is as erratic as it comes, with the summer months creeping in sooner than you think it might well be time you take a quick trip somewhere you might have written off in the past.
Being a vast and multicultural city, Birmingham’s bars exhibit creative spins on everything from flavours to décor. And with everything worth visiting pretty much within walking distance city-wide, it’s pretty easy to dive deep into the boroughs beyond the immediate city centre.
After spending your day discovering artists at the IKON Gallery or stuffing yourself at one of Birmingham’s many curry houses, unwind or even get the night started at one of these ten bars ahead.