Five places that make Digbeth the coolest area in the UK

Just a stone’s throw away from our City Centre Campus is an area called Digbeth. Nicknamed the creative quarter, Digbeth has recently been placed at the top of a list of the “Coolest Neighbourhoods in Britain” by the Sunday Times.

From vast amounts of street art to a zero waste supermarket, Digbeth has it all. We’ve shortlisted the fiveplaces that we think contribute to Digbeth and it's latest accolade.

1. The Night Owl

Looking for a hit of nostalgia and weekly live music? The Night Owl, one of the finest soul and retro bars in Birmingham, has you covered. Expect Motown, ska, funk, disco, garage, psychedelia, rock and roll, Britpop, indie, punk and more for some serious grooves.

2. The Custard Factory

A collection of independent shops, creative and digital businesses plus event spaces, there’s always something happening.

3. Baked in Brick

A must-go when in Digbeth for wood-fired pizza or BBQ meat made in a mini cooper.

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4. Cow Vintage

A huge warehouse full of vintage clothing at affordable prices.

5. Golf Fang

Crazy golf in crazy settings with crazy good cocktails and food. It's something you need to try for yourself.

So whether your thing is crazy golf in abandoned busses or eating food cooked in a classic British motor, Digbeth has something for you.  

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