May 11, 2018
An Eastern-inspired cocktail and lounge space, Note Bar brings a taste of Japan to Birmingham’s bustling city center. First things first, Note Bar makes a fantastic initial impression, as it is decked out in slick black fittings, leather couches, and glamorous chandelier-inspired lighting fixtures. This is all contrasted by a colorful ‘anime-inspired’ mural that transports you far away from England. The pride and joy of the venue though is without a doubt the grand ebony piano, which exudes a smooth sophistication to the proceedings and whose keys are tickled twice a week during a set by a sultry jazz duet. The city’s only Izakaya-style bar (izakaya are traditional Japanese venues that straddle the line between bar and restaurant), Note Bar serves up plates of delectable sushi and Japanese-style tapas by day and a full plate of nightlife in the evening. When the sun goes down, the jazz music, sake, imported beers and whiskies flow, and like all izakayas, Note Bar becomes a place to simply be comfortable in your surroundings. And if you are wondering if the only thing missing from this trip to Japan is the karaoke rooms, well don’t worry, because they have you covered there, too. Note Bar has three to be exact, perfect for private parties, each with a state-of-the-art sound system and a library of over 10,000 songs.
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