5 Points South in Birmingham to get “Social” with new bar + restaurant

IMG 7878 5 Points South in Birmingham to get “Social” with new bar + restaurant
Social will occupy the first and second floors of the Studio Arts Building in Five Street South. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

A new bar, restaurant and event space is in the works for 5 Points South in Birmingham. Say hello to Social. 

The duo behind Social

J Wings
Have you been to J Wings? Photo via Jay Wings’ Facebook

Behind the upcoming hotspot is Jay Williams and Adrian Williams—both entrepreneurs with strong backgrounds in Birmingham. 

Jay is the creator of J Wings, the popular restaurant known for its fiery wings, and is also co-owner of Safe Room, an upscale, basement-style lounge and bar in downtown Birmingham. 

Adrian manages multiple J Wings locations and is also owner/operator of Salon Persuasive in downtown Birmingham. 

“We are so excited about the city’s growth and development and the role we’ve played in that so far through both J Wings and SafeRoom. Following the success of those ventures, we started asking ourselves, What’s next for Birmingham, what else could thrive in the Magic City? It was those questions, a great deal of brainstorming and market research that led us to the idea that is now Social.” 

Adrian Williams, Co-Owner, Social

What to expect

From a curated menu featuring small plates, specialty brunch items and smoky cocktails to an event destination, Social will offer a fun spot for Birmingham’s creatives, trend-setters and business leaders to meet and gather. 

“This will be the place to celebrate, savor and surrender to a good time.”

Adrian Williams

Social will occupy the first and second floors of the Studio Arts Building at 1034 20th Street South in Birmingham’s 5 Points South.

Currently, there is no set opening date, but we will keep you posted as more is revealed.

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