This summer is set to be sports-filled and one tournament to watch is the UEFA Women’s Euros (taking place on home turf) meaning it’s time to hit up the pubs and bars and enjoy the rowdy atmosphere once again. With the sun shining and England being one of the teams to watch, things are getting booked up ASAP, however, we’re here to lend a hand in planning your football outings. Check out our round-up of the best places to watch the Women’s Euros in Birmingham which are taking place during the month of July.
1. The Distillery
The Distillery is bringing the big screen to its outdoor terrace so you needn’t have to miss out on the Women’s Euros matches and the warm weather. And it’s not a bad setting during those nail-biting moments when you may feel the need to turn away, you can always look out onto the calm waters nearby. The Distillery has a first come first serve basis so be quick! Plus, alongside the games happening you can also enjoy an Aperol Spritz slushie!
The Distillery, 4 Sheepcote Street, B16 8AE
Grab your mates and head to Walkabout to watch every pass, tackle and goal, as the Lionesses roar their way to victory. Cheer on your country as you enjoy all the action on the bar’s massive HD screens with a refreshing cold pint in hand. Chow down on Walkabout’s burger and drink offer starting from £7.50 as a tasty accompaniment as you watch the football. You can catch the games throughout the month-long tournament at Walkabout, however booking is recommended in order to not be disappointed.
Walkabout, Langley Building, Regency Wharf, B1 2DS
The newly-renovated pub found on Birmingham’s Broad Street, O’Neill’s serves up cold pints with plenty of space to watch the footy – and they’re screening the Women’s Euros matches this summer. At this Birmingham bar, guests can expect tons of beers on tap, as well as English pub grub and a proper atmosphere. Plus, it boasts some cosy booths, stools and ample seating so you’re never far from the action.
O’Neills, Broad Street, B1 2HG
4. The Sporting Social
Popping up from June until September, the Bullring & Grand Central has unveiled its giant sports screen and new bar The Sporting Social as we gear up for a sports-packed summer. The large screen, located in St Martin’s Square, will be showing all the action from some of the biggest sporting events taking place this summer, including the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022 tournament (6th July – 31st July). Open daily between 11am – 10pm during Monday – Saturday and 11am – 8pm on Sunday throughout the summer, The Sporting Social has a menu packed with Instagrammable cocktails.
The Sporting Social, The Bullring, Spiceal Street, B5 4BU
5. The Brasshouse
Another Broad Street establishment for you to watch the Women’s Euros at is The Brasshouse. There’s nothing quite like a pint of local cask ale and some pub grub whilst watching the football and luckily this pub has got us covered. You can munch on a pie whilst witnessing penalties or fish and chips during a free kick as The Brasshouse are taking bookings to watch the tournament via their website.
The Brasshouse, 44 Broad Street, B1 2HP
One of the city’s thriving venues, the Birmingham Bierkeller frequently screens live sports – with over twenty screens, two projector screens and a massive LED superscreen to accommodate footy fans. Bookings are now open for the rest of the Euros, too, so you can snap up a table ready for the matches. Enjoy cold beers, steins and pitchers, as well as 8-pint beer towers, stein cocktails and more. And you can even score 50% off your food bill if you pre-book your seat.
Birmingham Bierkeller, 195-196 Broad Street, B15 1AY
7. The Gosta Green
Located near Aston University, this Brummie beer garden is also providing us with our Euros fix. Head to The Gosta Green, where you’ll find screens and unbelievable outdoor space to soak up the sun from. The pub is a pretty laid-back spot whatever time of day it may be and you can even score gold with their Wednesday offer of 30p per wing by sitting on their benches whilst having your own post-match analysis. You can book your place on The Gosta Green website and the pub even has some food and drink packages.
The Gosta Green, Holt Street, B7 4BG
8. Luna Springs
This Digbeth delight hosts a number of cinema nights so inevitably it has a rather enviable-sized screen for you to watch the Women’s Euros matches from. Armed with said giant outdoor screen, a huge beer garden and plenty of delicious booze, Luna Springs will be serving up what some might call a hat-trick. The outdoor cinema and bottomless brunch venue will be revealing its timetable of match screenings soon so get the face paint ready.
Luna Springs, Digbeth Arena, Lower Trinity Street, B9 4AG