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Gas Street Basin

Gas Street Basin Gas Street, Birmingham B1 2JT, England
+44 121 643 2514
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Wake Up Maggie

Three stars because the Gas Basin is undeniably pretty. Unhappily on Saturday nights it seems to be... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Stewhils
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Fantastic Atmosphere

With a huge variety of eateries to choose from, symphony Hall and the sea life Centre on the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rachael H
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Once a thriving port, this area where several canals meet offers colorful canal boats, bars, cafes and restaurants.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“canal side” (47 reviews)
“brindley place” (65 reviews)
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Gas Street Basin Gas Street, Birmingham B1 2JT, England
Ladywood
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+44 121 643 2514
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"canal side"
in 47 reviews
"brindley place"
in 65 reviews
"pubs and restaurants"
in 30 reviews
"narrow boat"
in 23 reviews
"canal network"
in 22 reviews
"birmingham canal"
in 20 reviews
"broad street"
in 50 reviews
"tow path"
in 17 reviews
"mail box"
in 22 reviews
"canal trips"
in 12 reviews
"great walk"
in 14 reviews
"city centre"
in 46 reviews
"sunny day"
in 18 reviews
"visit birmingham"
in 9 reviews
"walk around"
in 9 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 27 reviews
"symphony hall"
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Reviewed yesterday

Three stars because the Gas Basin is undeniably pretty. Unhappily on Saturday nights it seems to be a magnet for hen and stag parties, the sort rooted in 80s culture - L-Plates and Blow Up Dolls, that kind of stuff. Lot of pub chains and...More

Thank Stewhils
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

With a huge variety of eateries to choose from, symphony Hall and the sea life Centre on the doorstep and boat rides along the canal there is something to suit everyone. The atmosphere along the towpath is great and there is a wide selection of...More

Thank Rachael H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there on a Friday & Saturday & there was a lovely happy feel to the place. Hundreds of bars & restaurants & very attractively laid out.

Thank Dabblings
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is fantastic, you wouldn't believe you are in Birmingham city centre it's like another world, laid back and relaxed. Canal boats, restaurants, bars, coffee shops it has it all.

Thank Steve57C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stop by, walk around, have a pint in one of many bars and enjoy the views from the canal.

Thank Zuza D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is really perfect, nice old traditional buildings with perfect lights in the evening. Nice drinks and food at perfect prices. Perfect ambiance to be there as a couple or with friends...

Thank filippijr
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Gas Street Basin is a bit like stepping back in history. It is the meeting point of several canals and was an industrial hub in Birmingham. Today it still retains some of that history with the old warehouses and buildings, many now bars and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been to Birmingham loads of times but first time been here, we really enjoyed. Lovely place to have a wander , it is bouncing on a Saturday evening mind, however we still really enjoyed it, so nice to see an area being revitalised and used

Thank bulldog19
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can imagine this is a lovely walk on a nice spring/summers day. Was very picturesque and more to it than the bit we saw I believe. Would recommend visiting here if in the area and we will be back hopefully for a good explore...More

Thank mollytabitha2016
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have already reviewed Gas Street Basin once but I failed to point out there is no general seating. The only way to sit down is to stop at one of the cafes or restaurants. Sometimes just a sit down is needed to watch the...More

Thank Sheila G
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marie186346
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Response from luchesasmith |
it's not very near. in fact it's in another country. hope you have a good time in Italy.
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