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Gas Street Basin

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Address: Gas Street Basin Gas Street, Birmingham B1 2JT, England
Phone Number: 44-121-643-2514
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Once a thriving port, this area where several canals meet offers colorful...

Once a thriving port, this area where several canals meet offers colorful canal boats, bars, cafes and restaurants.

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Spend some time at the Gas Street basin

People come here and generally take a long walk and a tour along the basin by hiring a boat or a streamer.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
ud1981
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Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

People come here and generally take a long walk and a tour along the basin by hiring a boat or a streamer.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had an informal business meeting in the area and it worked really. Good selection of bar and pubs. Nice area to walk around too.

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Thank beachstone2c
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Gas Street are over 100 years history. All the warehouses were changed to apartments, bars, restaurants. I have been there at around 3 o'clock and there is not so many people. It is quiet. Also I feel relax and comfortable. In old days, the suger or chocolate were discharged in Liverpool or Bristol pier and the goods were sent via... More 

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Thank May W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been here many time with both friends and family and overall this is a nice place to visit and highlights the cities history with canals and has some great bars and restaurants. That said this isn't a must visit if you're only in the city for a short amount of time.

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Westhead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Range of modern bars and old pubs. Well worth a visit in the evening time. Also going on the barge trip during the day , is a must.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Absolutely brilliant place to visit, especially if the weather is nice, just sitting at the waters edge with a cold glass of wine or a latte / tea, each to their own but great bars cafe bars along the canal side.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Here's a bit of character in central Birmingham and it's worth seeking-out. It's a lively confection of canal-side character, down-to-earth pubs and a real-life thoroughfare which is authentic and ideal for people watching over a jar of craft ale. Don't miss it.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Moored our narrow boat here or very close to here on three separate occasions recently. The whole area has been cleverly blended to provide a mix of new bars and restaurants with the old canal buildings and heritage. Moorings are not plentiful so you might be disappointed. The rest of Birmingham centre is within walking distance and also well served... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ive been a frequent visitor over the years, and love the canal side atmosphere. It was good to see that pubs and new restaurants are open at Gas Street and apear to be thriving.

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Sheffield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really buzzing and lively area. Full of bars and restaurants on the Canal side. Great atmosphere. We moored our narrow boat there.

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