Bad luck mate, you didn’t manage to secure an ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup ticket but have realised it’s going to be one of the most epic sporting events of the summer and you don’t want to miss out?!

Understandable, and that is why we’re going to point you in the right direction of the next best thing. We’ve gone all out to recommend the best of the best hot spots in Birmingham city centre, showing all of the matches with a guaranteed buzzing atmosphere.

England matches below | Full match fixtures here


30 England v South Africa


8 England v Bangladesh

14 England v West Indies

21 England v Sri Lanka

25 England v Australia

30 England v India


3 England v New Zealand

9 First semi-final: 1st v 4th

11 Second semi-final: 2nd v 3rd

14 *Final, Lord's

1 - Walkabout Birmingham

G'day mate and welcome to the bar down under, Walkabout Birmingham, known for serving up the tastiest Aussie tucker and the coldest beers on tap! Come along to see your fave teams battle for glory and be crowned champs of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019. 

With tonnes of plasmas and two cinema sized screens, this will not be your average experience. Feel the intensity, excitement and anticipation whilst enjoying live sporting action in what's boasted to be one of Brum's most awesome sporting venues. 

Now, if you're gonna do it, you may as well do it properly. Go all out with a booth to ensure you do not miss a second of the action! When you book a booth, you will receive waitered table service meaning you can keep hydrated minus the tedious queues, in a comfortable seated booth- win, win situation!

Your fun doesn't have to stop once the match is over- Walkabout transforms into the hottest party spot in town, with VIP food and drinks packages and guest list services available.

To find out more click here

2 - The Gentleman & Scholar - Hyatt Hotel

Enjoy all the action of the Cricket World Cup at The Gentleman and Scholar Pub based within Hyatt Regency Birmingham.

With a large TV screen showing the matches live and a beautiful outdoor terrace to catch the season’s sunshine, it’s definitely the place to be.

Serving up a special menu of tasty match worthy snacks alongside a selection of refreshing house beverages all for just £10. Tuck into treats such as BBQ chicken wings with a blue cheese dip, onion bhajis with mint yoghurt or vegetable spring rolls with sweet chilli.

The Gentleman and Scholar pub is open daily from 12 noon, serves food until 22.30pm and drinks until late, so when the barrel is dry and you're all cheered out, reside to your bedroom convinetly located in the same place.

More information here | Book your stay at the Hyatt Regency here

3 - Shooters Bar

Are you ready for the UK's best sports bar to give you a sporting experience just like the real thing?

With numerous full HD TV’s, large projector screens, state of the art LED screens and the biggest non-cinematic screen in the city, Shooters have the ability to show at least three live sporting events at once making an incredible sporting atmosphere like no other. With a range of comfortable seating from sofas to high chairs, tables, waiting service, and the option of buckets of wings, what more could you ask for!?

The Shooters experience is maximised with the opportunity to partake in the playing of games as well as watching. With a number of well-maintained American pool tables all FREE on weekdays from 12pm until 5pm. 

They also have happy hour 12-7 Mon to Fri and a far from average lunch and evening food menu

Find out more here.

4 - Birmingham's Fanzone

For two days only (28-30 June), the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup will take over Victoria Square. Fans will have the opportunity to enjoy an insane outdoor tournament experience whilst watching live broadcasts of the match, playing cricket activities, devouring a range of smashing street food, vibzing to music, with many more surprises in store.

With ticket sales smashing the roofs, we’re lucky enough to be able to share the amazing atmosphere of England Vs India match on 30 June for all those that weren’t able to get a ticket, so you can still take part in the amazing celebrations.

Expect a real party atmosphere in a family-friendly environment as all ages and cultures unite from all around the globe to celebrate their love for cricket.   

Find more information here.

Where will you be watching the Cricket World Cup this summer?




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