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Royal Mile

) #25 of 477 Restaurants in Des Moines $$ - $$$ , British,
210 4th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-2206
+1 515-280-3771
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good44%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
210 4th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-2206
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good beer selections with an impressive scotch menu. It's always a win when you have a number of different Islay's to choose from, or work your way through during a week. A nice local busy place in the heart of downtown. I recommend the curry...More

Thank ilmanrd
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Wonderful little place to grab a drink with friends! I really like the environment here and have enjoyed many outings with friends here. Highly suggest this place!!

Thank heather l
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Lots of beer and cool ambiance. Did not have any food. Nothing amazing, just a simple British bar to have some whiskey or beer

Thank OysterAddict
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I've never had a bad meal here. The prices are pretty fair, and their beer and whiskey selection is quite good. The ingelhoffer is one of my favorites.

Thank johnlwood
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Royal Mile is a dim lit pub, with lots of beer selection and awesome food. I enjoyed a veggie burger that was cooked to perfection, with a nice kick to it. I stop in every now an then to have a pint when I'm...More

Thank drad416
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful beer selection. Food was fun; interesting options. So close to a 5th star. Missing ambiance that would have pushed it over the top.

Thank xamers
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

While every other place was packed and a zoo the Royal mile was a great find. Sat outside which was quiet and pleasant. Food was great. Best bangers I have ever had. Incredible selection of beers.

Reviewed 27 February 2017

I have had fish and chips in many places but Royal Mile is my favorite. Love the joint. Parking is a Royal Pain but it is worth the walk. Uber. Lyft. Parking ticket.

Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great British food, drink, and a great selection of future ex-wives for your entertainment pleasure.

Thank Warren J
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Amongst other heritages my Keltic (mostly Black Scott but some Irish too) background is what flows through my viens the most (about 65%). Because of this, I grew up eating Scottish foods such as Scottish Eggs (traditionally a travelers food in Scotland), listening to bagpipes...More

Thank honest11247
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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
Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 4th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-2206
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-280-3771
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