Roxy Ball Room Birmingham

Bar operator Roxy Leisure is opening a new Roxy Ball Room site in Digbeth, Birmingham in January. Offering pool, beer pong, shuffleboard and arcade games, Roxy Ball Room Birmingham will be the ninth venue for the brand, with others located in Manchester, Nottingham, Leeds and Liverpool. Located on Heath Mill Lane, the new Birmingham bar …

Lyttleton Arms

The Lyttelton Arms gets a stylish makeover, with the help from hospitality designer JMDA Nestled in the heart of Hagley in Birmingham, The Lyttelton Arms radiates character and charm. Transformed from a country pub experience to a premium restaurant and bar, the site has been chosen by owners Mitchells & Butlers to become a high …

Slug & Lettuce Sutton Coldfield

Bar operator Stonegate Pub Company has opened a new Slug and Lettuce venue in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham. Located on Birmingham Road, the space features a new-look bar area, enhanced seating and a cocktail masterclass station. The interior celebrates the signature Slug and Lettuce style, with a “minimal yet elegant décor” and a light, bright colour …

Ping Pong

Social entertainment brand Serve has announced it has chosen Birmingham as the location for its debut flagship ping pong venue. Taking inspiration from the huge resurgence of interest in the game, Serve will offer an immersive ping pong experience with an upscale food offering along with a contemporary bar. Owners have agreed a deal with …

Be At One

Specialist cocktail bar group Be At One is stepping up its nationwide expansion programme by doubling its presence in Birmingham. Be At One has secured a site in the city’s burgeoning Brindleyplace business and leisure development. The latest move follows the addition of its first site in Essex last month. The Brindleyplace bar will have …

1881 birmingham logo

Award-winning bartender Robert Wood is preparing to open a new cocktail bar in Birmingham, focusing on pre-batched cocktails. He is due to reveal 18/81 in a “secret” location on Thorp Street on June 20 after developing it with Joe Schuppler, founder of Independent Birmingham, which promotes independent businesses in the city. Robert is already owner-operator …

Olivia's Townhouse

The owner of Players bars in the Midlands and the north is to open a new boutique cocktail bar and club in Birmingham in September. Innspired Leisure is transforming the former Reflex bar in The Arcadian centre in Hurst Street into Olivia’s Townhouse – the first in a new brand for the company. It agreed …

DHP Family George Akins

Leading operator DHP Family is to create a new venue in Birmingham offering a bar and food alongside live music and club nights. It has acquired the freehold of a Grade II-listed Victorian building, formerly Rosie O’Brien’s bar, in John Bright Street in the city centre next to the redeveloped New Street Station and Grand …

Dirty Martini Monument

CG Restaurants & Bars has announced that it is expanding its group of Dirty Martini bars further outside of London after acquiring sites in Leeds and Birmingham. It has taken over the 250-capacity premises of Atlas Brauhaus at 31 King Street in Leeds and will invest £800,000 in transforming it into its successful bar concept. …

Birmingham Cocktail Weekend

This weekend, over 3,000 cocktail fans are set to take over the city as Birmingham Cocktail Weekend returns for 2017. The three-day spectacular will see 36 of Birmingham’s bars serve up over 20,000 cocktails throughout the course of the weekend, setting up this year’s festival to be the biggest and best yet. From July 14 …