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Best British & Irish Pubs Chicago

Pubs have been centers for socializing in big cities and small hamlets in England and Ireland for hundreds of years. Their American counterparts carry on that same tradition, as well as providing a fun atmosphere to watch the ball game on a big screen TV. More formally known as "public houses," pubs are places to relax, enjoy a pint or two, and tuck in to pub grub like shepherd's pie, fish and chips, and bangers and mash. Browse our list of the Best British and Irish Pubs in Chicago.


Abbey Pub Irish
Dining Room at Abbey Pub, Chicago, IL 3420 W. Grace St.
Chicago, IL 60618
This circa 1973 live-music venue, featuring nightly acts, is every bit as much a family-friendly bar. More...

Fadó Irish
Dining Room at Fadó, Chicago, IL 100 W. Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60654
Imported-feeling Irish watering hole where traditional pub grub is washed down with perfectly poured pints. More...

The Irish Oak Irish
Dining Room at The Irish Oak, Chicago, IL 3511 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60657
Notre Dame fans and tourists unite at this live music venue serving rib-sticking Irish fare. More...

Owen & Engine English
Dining Room at Owen & Engine, Chicago, IL 2700 N. Western Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647
English charm, lots of brews and a farm-driven sensibility pervades at this pleasant pub. More...

Wilde Bar & Restaurant Pub
Dining Room at Wilde Bar & Restaurant, Chicago, IL 3130 N. Broadway St.
Chicago, IL 60657

A Boystown Irish pub inspired by Oscar Wilde. More...

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