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Address: 210 4th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-2206
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am

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Great place for bangers!

A family member said this was the best place in the area for burgers. We didn't have those, but my husband did say, "I would rate these among the best bangers I've ever had." He... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 31, 2015
Springfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent good and a great vibe for atmosphere. Will definitely go back to try other menu items. Great service and a nice patio area.

Thank Leah G
Des Moines, IA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

This restaurant reminds one of being in Ireland, Scotland or England. They serve Guinness Beer along with a wide selection of other beers. There menu includes Shepard Pie, Cornish Pastry and Guinness Steak. They have a Kids menu also. It is moderately priced and a fun place to have a meal. They are open on Sundays as well as week... More 

Thank Jody030
Wichita, KS
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Stopped in with my son for a beer. Ordered. Waited ten minutes. Never saw our waitress again. Saw our beers on the bar. Either the service sucked or it was a self service bar.

Thank Aircap
Kirksville, Missouri
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

And waited and waited and waited on our food, Arrived around 11:30 and place not busy. Placed our food order and the Mile started filling up quickly. Other diners that arrived well after our order was taken were getting their food but there we set. Finally asked our server where our food was and she explained the breakfast orders were... More 

Thank Carol K
Des Moines, Iowa
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Make sure you put this restaurant on your list to try. The food is excellent, the staff is great and the beer selection is top notch. We will definitely be going back to try more of the excellent menu choices.

Thank 1111Gerald
Springfield, Massachusetts
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88 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

A family member said this was the best place in the area for burgers. We didn't have those, but my husband did say, "I would rate these among the best bangers I've ever had." He liked the mashed redskin potatoes that came along, too. I had mac and cheese which was good and creamy -- I'd like to enjoy that... More 

Thank travelerneedsclean
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Pub atmosphere. Food was average. Fish and chips were kind of greasy. Scotch egg was large but not that good. Kind of disappointing.

Thank Bootsy2
Des Moines, Iowa
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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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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.

Thank RandyKasal
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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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.

Thank BLee2115

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