Known as the ‘first manufacturing town in the world,’ Birmingham is full of historic sites and cultural hubs. Visitors can find a lot of places of interest in this metropolis, including churches, theaters, pubs, and food joints. Theaterland in Birmingham is akin to London’s West End, and there are a lot of entertainment venues where one can go to in this neighborhood. Theaterland extends from the Chinese quarter in Birmingham to the Hippodrome. The area boasts of excellent nightlife, brilliant eateries and food joints, funky bars and pubs, as well as some brilliant theatrical performances.
Make sure you get a hotel near Theatreland so that you can explore some of these must-visit places in the neighborhood.
Electric Cinema- The country's oldest operating cinema on Station Street, Electric Cinema, is a must-visit spot for people who are interested in the history of movies and cinema.
The Hippodrome-Built-in 1895, The Hippodrome in Theatreland is host to musicals, ballet performances, and operas.
Bullring Shopping Complex- Located walking distance away from Theatreland, the Bullring Shopping Complex is the perfect destination for shopping enthusiasts. This shopping complex has been an important part of Birmingham since the middle ages.
Chinese Quarter- You can go to the Chinese Quarter to get a taste of authentic Chinese cuisine. This is a good place to rest while sightseeing. Pick up some alternative flavors of KitKat and chips while in the market.
Glee Club- The Glee Club on Hurst street is a great place to head to for some laughs. You can chill out in this arcadian complex with a pint while comedians play out their sets.
The Arcadian- If you are thinking of taking back some souvenirs with yourself, head to The Arcadian, where you will find great deals, lovely pubs, and cute stores. Just a short bus or car ride away from the Arcadian in Theatreland, the White Hart Inn is the perfect base for your explorations.
When you visit Theatreland, make sure you visit the fun and chic pub, Bambu to try some of their signature cocktails. The Sunflower Lounge is an offbeat club that offers great drinks, live music, and yummy snacks. Try the brilliant Latin American fare at Las Iguanas Birmingham on Arcade Street, and taste the sushi and seafood at Kyoto Sushi and Grill.
Best accommodation around The Arcadian
The OYO Hotels in the area offer luxurious stays and amenities like free wifi, TV, ACs, an in-house bar, as well as the option to pay by card. Most hotels also offer taxi services which make it easier for you to travel to nearby sightseeing places.