Mission Mars opening Zumhof Biergarten in Digbeth this weekend

02 July 2020

Zumhof Biergarten will open in Digbeth on July 4th. It will occupy the former night club Air on Heath Mill Lane as well as 4000sq ft of the adjacent car park.

The lease has been acquired by Mission Mars, operators of Rudys Neapolitan Pizza on Bennetts Hill. Mission Mars are out of Manchester and are the operators behind Albert’s Schloss and live music venues Gorilla, Deaf Institute, and the Albert Hall.

Zumhof (which translates as translates as ‘come to the yard) Biergarten will offer a range of Bavarian and Czech lagers including fresh unpasteurised Pilsner Urquell delivered to direct from Pilzen once a week. Alongside the best of Europe the site will be showcasing local stars like Digbrew and Purity brewing.

The food hut will offer speciality bratwursts and burgers alongside Rudys Neapolitan Pizza which will be made by their pizzaiolos every morning and transported the yard in Digbeth.

When regulations allow, Mission Mars will launch a stage for local and visiting performers like touring bands, queer cabaret, DJ’s, drag and live art installations.

Charlotte Kemp, Director of People & Culture at Mission Mars, said “The past 14 weeks have been unprecedented for us all, from every walk and way of life. That said we have been looking for a perfect site in Birmingham for a long time so the decision was straightforward. It’s a pop up to start off with, it’ll allow us to feel our way. It’s a different vibe Bavarian bar for us and we will do everything possible to add something new and complementary to emerging scene in Digbeth. We have had such a warm welcome from our new neighbours. Early days but it feels great to be here."


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