St Patrick’s Day, 17th March, is the annual celebration of all things Irish. From city parades to authentic folk music, festivities take place not just in Ireland and Northern Ireland but all over the world.
If you don’t happen to be in Ireland or Northern Ireland this year, one of the best ways to soak up the St Patrick’s Day atmosphere is to visit an authentic Irish pub or bar and there’s luckily no shortage of them in England, Scotland and Wales. So that you can easily find your nearest Irish pub and celebrate in true Irish spirit, we’ve created an interactive map of the Irish pubs in and around the largest cities and towns of England, Scotland and Wales.
Looking for inspiration on where to head to first? We’ve used our research to reveal the top-rated Irish pubs in Britain, based on Google review data. From London to Lincoln, the top 15 list highlights the highest rated Irish pubs and bars that locals and visitors are loving.
Top-Rated Irish Pubs In England, Scotland & Wales
1. Faltering Fullback, Finsbury Park, London
2. Mc & Sons, Southwark, London
3. Spotted Dog, Digbeth, Birmingham
4. Blythe Hill Tavern, Forest Hill, London
5. The Grapes, Sheffield
6. The Auld Shillelagh, Stoke Newington, London
7. The Chemic Tavern, Leeds
8. The Star, Bristol
9. Skehans, Nunhead, London
10. Shenanigans, Southampton
11. Shenanigans, Portsmouth
12. Rogue Saint, Lincoln
13. Sir Colin Campbell, Hampstead, London
14. Fagan’s, Sheffield
15. Flannery’s Bar, Wembley, London