A true free house with a difference

Situated in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter on Warstone Lane; The Red Lion (UAB) is a traditional pub, rich in both local heritage and modern art.

Regional runners-up in the Observer Food Awards 2013 – 2017 for best Sunday Lunch, we’re proud to offer you quality food for both meat lovers and vegetarians. With ever-changing weekly specials, the kitchen boasts the best in pub classics with a modern twist using the finest local and seasonal produce.

Inside you’ll find the UAB art gallery, where you will find the walls decked out in some of the finest Street Art in the UK. You’ll find work from artists such as Banksy, Nick Walker, D*Face & Dolk as some of the pubs one of a kind in house decorations.

From the bar, on tap, The Red Lion offers a growing cellar of premium and European lagers as well as local draft ales; Butty Bach and Bathams with special guest ales brought in every week to offer ale lovers something different.

Other features at The Red Lion include the stylish and spacious clubroom with TV and a dedicated space with it’s own bar, menu and free Wifi. Perfect to hire for those special events, conferences or match day specials (ask our staff for more).

The sheltered beer garden offers customers sun trapped lazy afternoons, Sky Sports and Army Lion stencils as the perfect off-road getaway to the hustle and bustle of Birmingham.

With 7 large screens across the pub dedicated to nothing but sport, you’ll never miss a moment inside or out and if its on, we’ll show it.

House Rules

Over 21 years only.

Families are welcome to the Clubroom between the hours of 10am – 9pm.

Children are not allowed to approach the bar area or allowed in the beer garden.

Smart casual dress in the lounge area.

No work/site clothes, hats/caps, tracksuits or football colours in the lounge area.

Opening Times

Monday: 10am until midnight

Tuesday: 10am until midnight

Wednesday: 10am until midnight

Thursday: 10am until midnight

Friday: 10am until late

Saturday: 10am until late

Sunday: 10am until midnight


“Traditional two roomed pub. Excellent fresh food is served all day in particular the Cow Club on Mondays”

Birmingham Mail
“This little two-room pub remains a bit of a hidden gem in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter… pub grub the way it should be.”

“The garden, a little haven from the city’s hustle and bustle”

Native Monster
“This would be my dream local – small, intimate, quirky, real ales on tap, friendly staff, fab food.”



Regional Runner Up 2013 – 2018


Good Beer Guide 2015, 2017 and 2018.