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.

Listed in the 2015 & 2017 Good Beer Guide and regional runners up in the Observer Food Awards 2013, 2014 & 2015 & 2016 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 a Birmingham exclusive- Budvar Yeast. We also offer local draft ales; Butty Bach and Bathams with special guest ales brought in every week to offer ale lovers something different.

The range of ciders available include Thatchers on tap (frozen or original) to real and original ciders that are always available.
The Red Lion is always looking to introduce the latest tastes to it’s growing cellar of lagers, ales, stouts and ciders.

Other features at The Red Lion include the stylish and spacious clubroom with own private bar, food menu & free wifi. The room also has its own screen, perfect for sport or for meeting purposes. Our clubroom can be hired  for events, conferences or special match days.

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 6 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 – 7pm.

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 – 2017


Good Beer Guide 2015, 2017 and 2018.