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Old Jul 14th 2005, 4:48 am
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Am in Chicago an am craving a good Tetleys. Was wondering if any locals could recommend "the best" English pub in Chicago or at least a place where I can get a Tetleys.

Cheers and many thanks,
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Originally Posted by ctwickman
Am in Chicago an am craving a good Tetleys. Was wondering if any locals could recommend "the best" English pub in Chicago or at least a place where I can get a Tetleys.

Cheers and many thanks,
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I don't know which is best as I only know of one, The Elephant and Castle. The rest are Irish.
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Originally Posted by anotherlimey
I don't know which is best as I only know of one, The Elephant and Castle. The rest are Irish.

Check this out http://www.elephantcastle.com/index.cfm?pg=49,8,4#ecusa

It'll tell you where the elephant and castle is, there are two in Chicago. The main one is just off the magnificient mile, next to the Radisson Hotel. They do a good fish and chips and even try their hand at doing a full english brekkie in the mornings (obvioulsy bacon and beans are not the same)

I really enjoyed myself in there when I was in Chicago and wish one would open up in my home town. Could do with a decent pub to go to!
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Default Re: English Pubs in Chicago?

Originally Posted by ctwickman
Am in Chicago an am craving a good Tetleys. Was wondering if any locals could recommend "the best" English pub in Chicago or at least a place where I can get a Tetleys.

Cheers and many thanks,
Chris
My first thoughts, you need a pub for a good cuppa Tea? LOL sorry. I don't drink beer or tea so I guess I will do OK in Chicago when I eventually get there!
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The Duke of Perth on North Clark in Wrigleyville is an excellent Scottish pub. They have McEwan's on tap as well as a number of other English and Scottish ales.
http://www.chicagobarproject.com/Reviews/Duke/Duke.htm

This is my favorite place to go after a Cubs game, they have a nice little patio out back.
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Originally Posted by Hiro11
The Duke of Perth on North Clark in Wrigleyville is an excellent Scottish pub. They have McEwan's on tap as well as a number of other English and Scottish ales.
http://www.chicagobarproject.com/Reviews/Duke/Duke.htm

This is my favorite place to go after a Cubs game, they have a nice little patio out back.
I keep meaning to try that one out but, to be honest, this is the first time I knew Perth had a duke!!!
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Default Re: English Pubs in Chicago?

Originally Posted by ctwickman
Am in Chicago an am craving a good Tetleys. Was wondering if any locals could recommend "the best" English pub in Chicago or at least a place where I can get a Tetleys.

Cheers and many thanks,
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You could try Governor's Pub - 207 N Stat. Hubby and I have been there no idea if they serve Tetley's but might be worth a try.
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Having lived in Chicago, I ask, why? Why look for a good diner in London?

Chicago has some of the best bars and taverns in the US. Try any street corner. Try Shuba's Tavern. But don't try some fake ass stuff like Elephant....
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Originally Posted by DCMark
Chicago has some of the best bars and taverns in the US.
Apart from they all sell s**t beer.

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Try any street corner.
Eeeewww... lets not go there.
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Originally Posted by DCMark
Having lived in Chicago, I ask, why? Why look for a good diner in London?
I don't think the OP would equate burgers in London with beer in Chicago.
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Originally Posted by DCMark
Having lived in Chicago, I ask, why? Why look for a good diner in London?

Chicago has some of the best bars and taverns in the US. Try any street corner. Try Shuba's Tavern. But don't try some fake ass stuff like Elephant....
Having lived in Chicago, I ask, why is the beer crap?
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Originally Posted by Hiro11
The Duke of Perth on North Clark in Wrigleyville is an excellent Scottish pub. They have McEwan's on tap as well as a number of other English and Scottish ales.
http://www.chicagobarproject.com/Reviews/Duke/Duke.htm

This is my favorite place to go after a Cubs game, they have a nice little patio out back.
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Originally Posted by CaliforniaBride
I don't think the OP would equate burgers in London with beer in Chicago.
At least you can find an edible burger in London.
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Originally Posted by anotherlimey
At least you can find an edible burger in London.
How did it go from Beer to Burgers? Surely one gives you liver and stomach problems and the other gives you....... oh never mind!
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Old Jul 22nd 2005, 3:56 am
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Originally Posted by anotherlimey
At least you can find an edible burger in London.
Having lived in both, the food in general, including yes, burgers, are so much better in Chicago it is like a different tier.
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