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The Vanguard Bar

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Cool spot in the jewellery quarter

I’m been to The Vanguard few time as I leave in the beautiful Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gabriele C
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Busto Arsizio, Italy
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Great Drinks & Cool Spot

Really enjoyed my visit here drinks were decent and the bartenders chatty and knowledgable. I had... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TobyH95
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3 weeks ago
“Cool spot in the jewellery quarter”
3 weeks ago
“Great Drinks & Cool Spot”
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The UK's first independent Cocktail Bar and Meadery! Based in the heart of the JQ in Birmingham City Centre.
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16 Frederick Street | 1000 Trades, Birmingham B1 3HE, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’m been to The Vanguard few time as I leave in the beautiful Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham. The venue is simple but with character, nice music in the background and lovely crafted drinks. The owner is very knowledgable and friendly, exactly like the girl working...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed my visit here drinks were decent and the bartenders chatty and knowledgable. I had about 2-3 drinks with friends and we loved each and every one of them. The yuzu spritz was my personal fave!

Thank TobyH95
Samuel B, Owner at The Vanguard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Toby, Great you enjoy your trip, the Yuzu Spritz is on of our favourites as well! Hopefully see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came as a small group of friends after meeting the owner at Birmingham independent festival. Granted it was difficult to find as it is upstairs in another venue, but really interesting and a great selection of booze! Had a good chat with the owner about...More

Thank andystripadvis0r
Samuel B, Owner at The Vanguard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Andy, Thank you for the review, was great to speak to you. Hope you enjoyed the visit and we'll see you again soon! Regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was brought here with friends whilst visiting Birmingham and I will Be returning! Really cool, trendy vibes and drinks were great and reasonably priced.

Thank kareemh37
Samuel B, Owner at The Vanguard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kareemh37, Really glad you enjoyed the bar! Please do come back, we're adding to additions to the menu all the time!

Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Went here for some after dinner drinks, the cocktail menu looked exciting with plenty of house cocktails that looked really interesting. They were running a Ryka event which meant we tried some really interesting Icelandic themed cocktails. All the cocktails we tried were delicious with...More

Thank Jack C
Samuel B, Owner at The Vanguard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Hi Jack, Glad you enjoyed your time with us and the Reyka event! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Came here after being recommended following a meal, we were blown away! Such a great atmosphere, extremely friendly and knowledgeable staff and the choice was outstanding! Our drinks were amazing and topped off our perfect night. Highly recommend to everyone and can’t wait to return....More

Thank Catherine H
Samuel B, Owner at The Vanguard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

So happy to hear you had a great evening! Was lovely to have you and hope to see you again soon!! Regards, Samuel

Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

What Sam has done here is incredible. Pull up a pee at the bar.. or around one of the little tables, the lofty bare brick of the bar makes it feel a little old school yet very New York.. oh la la all at the...More

Thank Megan W
Samuel B, Owner at The Vanguard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Hi Megan, Thank you for your kind words, looking forward to seeing you soon ! Regards Samuel Boulton

Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Easily the best cocktails in Birmingham and with the £5 offer before 7pm great value. Highly recommended

Thank alicetheexpl0rer
Samuel B, Owner at The Vanguard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Hi Alice, Great to hear you enjoyed the bar and our £5 drinks offer! We aim to be good value for money especially for a quick one after work! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Amazing place for original cocktails and mead! Always a lovely atmosphere and so much knowledge and thought go in to the making of the cocktails ☺️ Definitely a place to visit if you’re in Birmingham! 🍹

Thank Cecilie I
Samuel B, Owner at The Vanguard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Hi Cecilie, Thank you so much for your kind words. We really do strive to have a lovely atmosphere in the venue so it's great to see you're enjoying the fruits of our labour!

Reviewed 15 April 2018

Great atmosphere and who knew mead was so good! Staff are incredibly knowledgeable and after a couple of minutes chatting knew me better than I knew myself when it came to what cocktail I wanted - highly recommended!

Thank Richy_88_88_88
Samuel B, Owner at The Vanguard Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hi Richy, Great you enjoyed the bar and we nailed your drinks preference ! See you next time!

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