Top 10 cocktail bars in Birmingham and Leicester
Summer has finally arrived in Britain so we have compiled a list of the Top 10 cocktail bars in Birmingham and Leicester for you to head out and try alongside their most summery cocktails! We dare you to go and try some.
Birmingham – Island Bar – Aloha
The name Island Bar says it all really, enter the place of tropical drink dreams and you’ll find yourself an Aloha. Absolut vodka, guava juice and fresh strawberries transport you away to the place of dreams. You can even check out some live music here and pretend you’re sat on that beach you’ve been longing for.
Birmingham – The Botanist – Blackberry Rosemary Fizz
The Botanist offer a sweet twist on everything they produce from food to drinks, mixing all your favourite garden ingredients and making it into some tasty. Why not try their Blackberry Rosemary Fizz made up of fresh blackberries, rosemary, sugar syrup, lemon and apple juice shaken with Tanqueray gin and slow gin, topped with soda. Fruit and Gin? Sounds like a great time for us!
Leicester – 33CankStreet – Blue Pina Colada
If you like Pina Colada, but don’t like getting caught in the rain we suggest 33 Cank Street and their Blue Pina Colada. White rum, fresh pineapple juice, cream of coconut, almond milk and some tasty blue stuff, this drink is the (un)official drink of LCFC and to top it off it is vegan friendly! What’s not to love!
Birmingham – Be At One – Cointreau Fizz
Be At One offer some of the tastiest cocktails but Cointreau Fizz is where it’s at! Filled with Cointreau, fresh passionfruit, Agave syrup, lime juice and top Champagne, you’re bound to be feeling refreshed and ready for summer fun after a glass of this!
Birmingham – Sion Cocktail Bar – Passion Rum Punch
Take yourself to the Bahama’s at Sion Cocktail Bar with a Passion Rum Punch. Filled with flavour from Appleton Rum, Malibu Rum, Passion fruit puree, fresh lime and grenadine, it is guaranteed to make your taste buds tingle with that thirst for a holiday!
Leicester – The Exchange – Safari Steve
Sweet, exotic and everything we love about summer! The Exchange give us Safari Steve! Koko Kanu Coconut, Midori Melon Liquor and banana make up this fantastic sunshine cocktail. Just in case you’re unable to go exploring with some animals in an exotic place.
Birmingham – Bourne & Co – Hunters Breeze
Feeling like you need to be a little cooler? Bourne & Co will quench that, both personality and temperature wise, especially with Hunters Breeze. A fresh cooler style cocktail combining Stolichnaya vodka, Cointreau and Green apple schnapps, shaken with fresh raspberries, vanilla and cranberry juice.
Birmingham – 40 St. Pauls – Tom Collins
40 St. Pauls offer only the finest of cocktails to unwind with, why not try the Tom Collins this summer; the original alcoholic lemonade, and the original British classic cocktail. Gin Lemon, Sugar and Soda! Go on you know you want to refresh yourself!
Leicester – 45 West – Sagrossa Sour
Fancy a taste of the tropics? At 45 West, they offer a Sagrossa Sour, a long tropical drink made with Louis Royer cognac and Amaretto. Lengthened with house-made pineapple, orange and lemon juice. Smooth and sunny!
Birmingham – Flamingo Island – Chung Ying Central
Chung Ying Central has been making their mark in Birmingham the past couple of years with not only their fantastic food but their delicious cocktails! Why not try a refreshing cocktail on Flamingo Island; Home-made bright pink watermelon cordial diluted with soda water and a dash of Star of Bombay Gin. It’s sharp but it’ll cool you down on a hot day.
So there you have it, wherever you are this summer, stop in one of these cocktail bars and treat yourself! Some of these leading names also was featured in the Birmingham Cocktail Weekend they’re that good! No excuses why you shouldn’t go.