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Date night in Digbeth? We’ve got you covered!

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, we’ve got a vast range of ideas for all the couples and to impress your date! Take a look at our top picks:

For a one-off dining experience

Passing Fancies (Gibb Street)

For one night only on Wednesday 14th, Digbeth’s famous cocktail and wine bar will be teaming up with Ox & Origin! Expect a mouthwatering menu for £55p, with aged cheddar gougère, chicken caesar croquette, duck, truffled brie and white chocolate mousse.

You can even enjoy a drinks pairing with these for an extra £35. Check out their Valentine’s dinner menu here.

Or if bottomless brunch is more your date vibe, they’ve launched their new offering this month, available on Saturday and Sunday – for 90 minutes and £38pp, get unlimited drinks, 2 tasty small plates and a special arrival drink.

Inside Passing Fancies

For a fine dining taste of the Mediterranean

Cafe LoveLife (Floodgate Street)

Promising their most a-la-carte/fine dining menu yet, book up Cafe LoveLife this Valentine’s Day for a five course exclusive dinner. Guests are invited to choose from dishes including: beef bresaola, beetroot carpaccio, pistachio crusted monkfish, 8oz lamb rump, black truffle & chanterelle mushroom risotto, chateaubriand, dark chocolate fondant, raspberry & prosecco posset and more.

This one night only menu costs £60pp with a welcome cocktail, or why not make the most of the wine pairing upgrade for £19 extra? See their full Valentine’s menu here.

Inside Cafe LoveLife

For the high tea lovers

Kilo Ziro (Gibb Street)

Elevate your celebration with Kilo Ziro, Digbeth’s zero waste cafe and bar’s Valentine’s High Tea! The delights you can expect include asparagus primavera arancini, french onion, thyme and olive pissaladiere, cake pops, scones and the irresistible Last Rolo tart. Plus, you’ll get a specially selected cocktail to complement your afternoon tea.

This high tea experience is bookable for Wednesday 14th, Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th; however if you join them on the big day itself, you can also enjoy the romantic melodies of Tim’s Wedding Piano! Find the full details here.

Afternoon tea at Kilo Ziro

For the small plate sharers

Rico Libre (Gibb Street)

You deserve un banquete for your Valentine’s date night – and that’s exactly what you’ll get at Rico Libre, Digbeth’s must-visit tapas spot.

For their Valentine’s set menu on Thursday 15th, enjoy a filete de lomo with 4 tapas and churros with a glass of fizz on arrival for £50 per couple – perfect if you want to feel like you’re enjoying a holiday dinner in Spain without leaving Birmingham! Find out more here.

Seating area at Rico Libre

For the film buff couples

Mockingbird Cinema (Gibb Street)

From first dates to regular cinema going couples, we’re sure Mockingbird has seen it all! And if a movie is a must for date night, some of what’s showing this month includes Wonka, The Zone of Interest, The Settlers, The Iron Claw and more! Get your tickets here.

You could also grab a drink at neighbouring Sobremesa Bar for a pre-cinema tipple or to debrief after the movie you’ve chosen! Book your table here.

Sofa Cinema screen at the Mocking Bird

For a modern take on fine dining

670 Grams (Gibb Street)

Perfect for a special occasion, go all out at 670 Grams – since the beginning of the year, they’ve adopted a small plate over a set menu approach, and we’ve been loving it! With all the best from the land and from the sea, along with picky bits, breads, sides and afters, there’s so much to pick and choose from.

Or, why not join them for their collaboration with Stripclub on Tuesday 27th February for date night with a twist? Their first event in January sold out, so you don’t want to miss this – get booking here.

People enjoying food and drinks at 670 grams!

For the competitive couples

Golf Fang (Gibb Street)

If activity dates are your vibe, we’ve got something for you! And Golf Fang doesn’t do Valentine’s by halves – their Seven Deadly Sins event is back by popular demand for the celebrations.

As well as all your usual crazy golf action, there’ll be limited edition cocktails themed around the 7 Deadly Sins, as well as Valentine’s decorations and a themed photobooth! Book onto this exclusive experience here.

Golf course at Golf Fang

For bowling them over

Roxy Lanes (Heath Mill Lane)

If booze and ball games is more your jam than wine and dine, head down to Roxy Lanes in Digbeth, with 10 pin bowling being the star of the show, or why not impress them with your basketball, ping pong, beer pong, pool or shuffleboard skills?

They also serve up American-style pizzas and hotdogs to accompany all the action. Book up your visit here.

Bowling lanes at Roxy Lanes

For a skate date

Roller Jam (Glover Street)

Did you know Digbeth is home to Birmingham’s first roller disco? So if you’re in for a unique date night, look no further! From calmer turn down sessions to party mode with brunchin’ (featuring 1 hour skating, 2 hours bottomless brunch), there’s something for all dates. Book your skating session here.

Skating ring at Roller Jam

For the board gamers

Chance & Counters (Gibb Street)

With over 600 board games to choose from, you’ll certainly find the perfect match for your date night at Chance & Counters! And if all the winning/losing has you feeling peckish, don’t forget to check out their menu full of tasty burgers, filthy fries, wings and more. Book your table here.

People playing games at Chance and Counters

For dancing the night away

Mama Roux’s (Lower Trinity Street)

If a good date night ends with a boogie, you’re in luck – Mama Roux’s is “Digbeth’s original party house”, with famous cabaret, Mama’s live band, DJs, happy hours and so much more! Check out what’s on at Mama’s here.

The dance floor at Mama Rouxs

Don’t forget to check out our February events blog here for more events to enjoy with your dates or mates, and keep an eye on our social media for more Valentine’s Day vibes in Digbeth.