PHILADELPHIA - If you're a big fan of British food, you might be wondering where to find some in Philadelphia. Well, it's easier than you think! Philadelphia has a few classic and modern British pubs that are sure to please your taste buds. In addition to serving traditional British fare, these establishments also have great selections of British beers on tap and English football on TV. Here are some of our favorites.
British Pub and Fare Around Philly
The Craft Beer Spot at The Dandelion British Pub and Fare serves craft beer and modern British food in a casual, pubby setting. This Philadelphia pub serves modern British cuisine in a relaxed, pubby environment. It serves craft beer, and the menu changes regularly, but you can expect a traditional pub atmosphere. The menu features beer-battered fish 'n' chips, rabbit pie, cipollini with oyster mushrooms, mac 'n' cheese with ham hock, and sharp English cheddar. The Dandelion also features a karaoke bar, so bring your friends and family to sing some tunes. There's a small beer garden in the back, as well.
The Victoria Freehouse
The Victoria Freehouse is a classy pub serving classic and modern British fare. You'll find U.K. beers on tap and English football on television. You'll enjoy a drink and a snack at this Philadelphia, PA, restaurant. To top it off, the pub has a great selection of burgers and sandwiches. The menu at the Victoria Freehouse offers craft beer and cask ales, as well as British-style pub fare and a late-night kitchen. The cozy, inviting atmosphere is decorated with a brick wall and antique-style ceiling. It offers Sunday brunch and catering services.
Stoney's British Pub
This classy pub features classic and modern British cuisine. To drink, order a pint of beer and relax in the British atmosphere. You can also enjoy a beer on tap from the U.K., or watch some English football on the TV. For a fun night out, bring your friends. Located at 3007 Concord Pike in Wilmington, DE 19803, Stoney's serves authentic British fare. Enjoy their famous fish and chips, toad in the hole, or a selection of meat pies. The menu is also extensive, featuring 30 varieties of beer and over 50 single malts. You can even dance the night away with live music while dining. There is a separate dining room for events, so bring a date or a group of friends.
Check out Stargazy, a British-inspired outpost in South Philly, for lunch or dinner. The name Stargazy is derived from a pie made from sardines, called "stargaze" because the fish heads and tails poke through the pie crust and gaze at the sky. Their menu features British pies, donuts, and other pub fares. The cafe also offers free mugs of tea. The cafe is open Monday through Friday and is closed on Monday.