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Address: 210 4th Street, Des Moines, IA
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Fun night with friends!

6 of us ate here before walking to Escape Chambers. Everything downtown was packed due to a 5K and the Lion King, but we got a large booth just inside the door. 3 of us had fish... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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Des Moines, Iowa
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Des Moines, Iowa
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108 reviews 108 reviews
39 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

6 of us ate here before walking to Escape Chambers. Everything downtown was packed due to a 5K and the Lion King, but we got a large booth just inside the door. 3 of us had fish & chips, which they said was salty but good. 2 had clubs or other sandwiches, which were rather unremarkable. I had the Guinness... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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484 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Watch your favorite game and enjoy a pub style that is as near authentic as you will get outside Europe. I enjoy the Scotch Eggs while having a pint.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This was our second stop on for 2014 New Years, and it was a good choice. It had a nice, European pub feel and very good choice of whiskeys. Also, the playlist on the sound system of the bar was VERY good.

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Iowa
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

This is my favorite pub in Des Moines. Excellent food, great beer selection and a huge Scotch menu. A great place to go for lunch or after work.

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Corinth, Texas
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24 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

We found the Mile High pub a good Experience. I tried the ola dubh a strong full flavor dark ale I enjoyed with the fish and chips my husband had the meat pie which was also a good choice. The staff was friendly and the meal was served quickly . I will revisit this pub the next time I'm in... More 

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kansas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

I've eaten at the Royal Mile 3 times usually when passing through Des Moines to get to Minneapolis. It's always a fun place to stop for a great English meal and English beer. Last time I had the roast beef dinner and the meat was so tender and juicy. We ate upstairs at the Red Monk because it was very... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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101 reviews 101 reviews
6 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2011

Loved this little English pub. Great selection of British beers on tap. Bartender was very courteous and prompt. This seems to be a big college hangout. Glad to see the college students are drinking good beer. Wish I had time to visit the Belgian beer bar upstairs. Looked like they had some wonderful Belgians on tap as well.

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Johnston, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011

My favorite place to drink in Des Moines. Go upstairs to the Red Monk for great Belgian beer.

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USA
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236 reviews 236 reviews
58 attraction reviews
615 helpful votes 615 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011

Best pub this side of the Atlantic. A couple of pints of London Pride were delicious as was the steak and Guinness pie. Others dined and drank outside. Big selection of beer including many Belgian brews. Next time I will try their chicken and leek pasty. My only complaint is that they are too far from home.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2008

Friends and I used to go to the Royal Mile regulary but stopped going when we could no longer handle the smoke which drfited up to the dining area from the bar. The owners were unable or unwilling to deal with it so we quit going. We plan to go back when the smoking ban becomes law so we can... More 

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