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Island Bar

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We visited Island Bar on a Saturday evening for some drinks we took advantage of the great 2 for £9... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
ldgp14
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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Love it here

Second time we have gone to Island Bar when in Birmingham and every time it’s brilliant. The music... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2018
Freedom530851
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Island Bar opened its doors to the masses in September 2006. Determined not to be a typical cocktail bar, the team behind Island set it up on DIY ethics determined to bring a lot of soul and no pretension to the Birmingham nightlife scene, becoming...more
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14-16 Suffolk Street Queensway, Birmingham B1 1LT, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here in the past with friends and found the service to be slow, the floor sticky and the music terrible. Would not return.More

Thank Hackett-C
BnTVenues, Manager at Island Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Hackett-C, Sorry to hear we've not impressed you recently - assuming you visited at a busy time service can be a little slower as we're making our cocktails fresh to order and cocktail drinking + dancing can lead to the floor getting a bit...More

Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

We visited Island Bar on a Saturday evening for some drinks we took advantage of the great 2 for £9 deal I had the Glen Coco which was one of the best cocktails I have ever had my wife had 1 Aloha and 1 Glen...More

Thank ldgp14
BnTVenues, Manager at Island Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Hello ldgp14, Sounds like a top night was had! Thanks for dropping by with the 5*'s and the rwview! See you again soon, Vicky

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Second time we have gone to Island Bar when in Birmingham and every time it’s brilliant. The music is great and the cocktails are always good. Staff friendly and patient even with drunk people not knowing what they want!

Thank Freedom530851
BnTVenues, Manager at Island Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2018

Hello! We're quite the masters of serving people who take their time - its all good! Thanks for the 5*s, looking forward to visit #3! Cheers Vicky

Reviewed July 22, 2018

Popped in here for a quick cocktail stop before going on to a nightclub for a hen party. Good selection of cocktails in a happy party atmosphere. Toilets not the best but could be worse I guess.

Thank Cathinski
BnTVenues, Manager at Island Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Hello Cathinski, Thank you for the review - great to hear you enjoyed the drinks and the party vibe, sorry to hear about the toilets - this has been passed onto the manager to have a look into. With kind regards, Vicky

Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Lovely bar with polite staff and a good mix of reasonable priced cocktails. The bar has a very summery feel and bearing in mind how hot it was outside it was a reasonable temperature

Thank dogloverxxx
BnTVenues, Manager at Island Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Hello dogloverxxx, Great to hear you enjoyed your Island Bar stop during Cocktail Weekend and yes thank god for air-con! See you again soon, Vicky

Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

This was our second stop of the night. A bar with a great vibe and a flavour of Jamaica with its signature cocktail called the Kingston Shake. Carries favourite so far. A lovely Rum based cocktail.

Thank Charlie H
BnTVenues, Manager at Island Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Hello Charlie H, Great to hear you enjoyed your tropical cocktail stop as part of Cocktail Weekend - see you again soon to try out the rest of the menu? Vicky

Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Hired the room for my Sisters Hen Do. Easy to book, quick communication via email, lovely staff on the evening. Room was a perfect size and we were able to decorate and had space for games etc. Thanks for a fab night, thanks to the...More

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BnTVenues, Manager at Island Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Hello emsam2015, Thank you for the kind words and the 5*'s, it was a pleasure hosting your sisters hen party - best of luck for the big day! See you again soon, Vicky

Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

The Barman was rude and angry. Not sure why...made our experience at your establishment awkward and unpleasant....won't be returning

Thank Luke G
BnTVenues, Manager at Island Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

Hello Luke, Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your visit to Island, but your review hasn't given us any details to comment on. Would you mind dropping us a line so we can get to the bottom of this? (hello@bar-island.co.uk) Kind regards, Vicky

Reviewed June 24, 2018

Me and a group of friends came here on a Saturday afternoon as part of my hen do. One of the bartenders, James, ran the session for us - he was really friendly and easy to chat to, as well as being very knowledgeable about...More

Thank 302rosieb
BnTVenues, Manager at Island Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2018

Hello 302rosieb, Thanks for the 5 *'s - great to hear you all has a blast with us and James was the perfect host! Cheers for the kind words, hope to see you again soon, Vicky

Reviewed May 2, 2018

Had a fantastic night here, the cocktails are great and very well priced. The music was great. Had a great night,

Thank Claire S
BnTVenues, Manager at Island Bar, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2018

Hi Claire, Thank you for the great review! Glad you had a fantastic night and enjoyed the cocktails. Hope to see you again soon, Audrey

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fakoriginal
March 15, 2018|
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Response from BnTVenues | Property representative |
Hi not a strict one, but we're not fans of sports top and hats but things like trainers are fine etc.
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Tej00
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Response from Newbe1 | Reviewed this property |
I think happy hour starts at 7 but it doesn't include beer
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Caramac99
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Response from Allan D | Reviewed this property |
Dancing upstairs and on hrs floor. It's club music eg dance.
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