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Royal Mile

210 4th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-2206
+1 515-282-2012
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good44%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (25 reviews)
“shepherd's pie” (10 reviews)
“bangers” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
210 4th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-2206
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here two nights during our stay in Des Moines. The pasty is the best ever....a mix of beef and pork....in a puff pasty.

Thank SharonSouthLyon
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Good chance to taste several scotch and also Irish whiskeys. The poutine was superb. Great service as well!

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here several times and always pleased. The food is wonderful and the staff are always helpful with questions . Wide selection of beer on tap. Cool atmosphere .

Thank breedry
Reviewed 5 November 2017

My wife and I had dinner and some brews at the Royal Mile during our trip to Des Moines in September. She had the fish & chips and I had the Steak And Guinness Pie. We both loved our dinner. I really like the Steak...More

Thank glhenry
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This pub was recommended to me a few years ago. Sorry it took me so long to give it a try. The atmosphere was dark, warm and welcoming. Bartender and waitress were friendly and quick to tend to our order. Beer selection was fairly good....More

Thank allbeers
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Old bar. The kitchen is open late which is nice. Menu is very interesting. The banger was tasty. We never made it upstairs.

Thank Go2FunFood
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for some food and a couple Irish drinks. We were not disappointed! Wife had the Chicken Pot Pie and I had the Pot Roast. Was cooked perfectly, Pot Pie was a lot of food and delicious! Pot Roast was tender and the potatoes...More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We were hungry for an English dinner so made our way here for dinner last night. Both had the chicken pot pie which was great. Lots of white chunks of chicken with veggies in a pastry crust and surrounded by gravy. It was a beautiful...More

Thank KAFMinnesota
Reviewed 25 August 2017

If authentic and delicious is what you want, grab a seat in the alleyway (in season) or in the true pub, and order at will. Locals took us here during a recent visit and we were skeptical...until the food arrived! The banger bites were wonderful,...More

Thank daleccccc
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Went here for an early lunch. The service was great, the selection of beer overwhelming, and the atmosphere very much like an old English pub. I ordered a Scotch ale and the uberhoffer sandwich. Both were very good. I'd highly recommend stopping here for an...More

Thank Norm F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 4th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-2206
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-282-2012
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