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The Royal Mile

210 4th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-2206
+1 515-282-2012
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Interesting in every way

Such a cool place! So much history - we had a local to guide us and to tell all the juicy details... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MsKelo
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Helsinki, Finland
via mobile
Upstairs review

We wanted a quiet place to have a drink with friends, and the upstairs at the Royal mile is a good... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Guitarjess
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Des Moines, Iowa
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Dec 9, 2017
“Nice British Pub”
2 weeks ago
“Interesting in every way”
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210 4th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-2206
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+1 515-282-2012
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a cool place! So much history - we had a local to guide us and to tell all the juicy details, but if you dont have that luxury- find out a bit about it in advance- it makes all the diffenence! Also dont under-estimate...More

Thank MsKelo
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We wanted a quiet place to have a drink with friends, and the upstairs at the Royal mile is a good place to do that. Unfortunately when we sat down there was gum on one of the chairs which a friend sat in. The waitress...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Had dinner and drinks at this little nook. The Guinness was fresh, the fish and chips were good and hot, and the chicken pot pie was really good. Large beer selection. Overall, a nice place to hit in Des Moines.

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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This is a favorite as a locale! The food is so good....fish and chips are amazing. The ambiance is perfect, too. Great, relaxing vibe inside and a great patio area outdoors. Don't pass this place up if you have the chance to visit. They also...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2016

We arrived at about 5:45 on a Friday evening and were greeted by friendly hostess that seated us in the perfect place for our tastes. We enjoyed a casual drink and were under no pressure to order until we were ready. The atmosphere and ambiance...More

Thank JAMESknoxville
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Reviewed 19 November 2016

We were told this was an English pub so being English we decided to pay it a visit. The place was very dark inside and full of beer mirrors on the walls. Something not seen in England since the 80's. there was a large Scottish...More

Thank John W
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Truly an unexpected gem in the heartland. This pub tasks you to Scotland without the need for a passport. Food cannot miss and the beer and whisky selection rocks!! If you're at all close -- GO!

Thank Napaguy68
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent good and a great vibe for atmosphere. Will definitely go back to try other menu items. Great service and a nice patio area.

Thank Leah G
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

This restaurant reminds one of being in Ireland, Scotland or England. They serve Guinness Beer along with a wide selection of other beers. There menu includes Shepard Pie, Cornish Pastry and Guinness Steak. They have a Kids menu also. It is moderately priced and a...More

Thank Jody030
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Reviewed 19 March 2016

Stopped in with my son for a beer. Ordered. Waited ten minutes. Never saw our waitress again. Saw our beers on the bar. Either the service sucked or it was a self service bar.

Thank Aircap
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