The Custard Factory

The Custard Factory Digbeth an award winning unique building, home to over 500 creative enterprises including shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. Well worth a visit for any Birmingham Hen or Stag Party.

Built over 100 years ago by Alfred Bird (inventor of custard – random fact) Birmingham’s revolutionary arts and media is less than 5 minutes walk from The Bullring and is well worth a visit when on your Birmingham Stag or Hen Weekend.


This unique and distinctive building is home to a dynamic community of 500 artists and small creative enterprises including cafes,bars,restaurants and shops all wanting to welcome you to The Custard Factory with open arms.

The Custard Factory really does have something for everyone. For the ladies you have The Couture Company specialising in custom made and bespoke bridal wear if you have any last minute bridal pieces you may want or if you have everything and you are just looking something to wow your husband why not pay a visit to the showroom of Rawhide Corsets to have a look at individually made corsets.

And for the boys how about getting a new do for the nights festivities and trying out the aptly named Stag- Creative Barbers where the savvy gentleman among you can experience an innovative and top quality service. There are plenty of shops for the Stags amongst us as well including the award winning Audio affair and Urban Village.

Once you are shopped out The Custard Factory continues to impress with a number of bars and restaurants perfect for any Stag or Hen Party in Birmingham wanting a few drinks or a bite to eat. Our personal favourites being Bar 78 offering 4 floors of unique New York meets West End glamour. Whether it’s a light bite or  a 3 course meal your after Bar 78 caters for everyone.

Located on Gibb Street just on the outskirts of Digbeth if your looking for something away from the main streets of Birmingham then this is place to visit.