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Pubs across Florida + Where Brits watch soccer + rugby

Scroll down for list of British pubs across Florida. Call each one direct to ask if they show English soccer or international rugby/Six Nations. 

►► FLORIDA PUBS:  Pub owners please email us updates to britishbusinessflorida@gmail.com  Include your name + city + contact phone.  Alas, British pubs in Florida change/close often. The state has lost droves since we started this website in 1996.  We only list a few Irish pubs, because there are too many fake American ones with a leprechaun on the door.  We maintain the only complete database on every British pub in Florida.  The physical pile of pub files marked CLOSED in our British Bureau office is now sadly 2 feet high. It takes far more than a British accent to run a successful pub!  The ones that folded have often been run by Brits with little business acumen or background, just the romantic notion of owning a pub.  Another frequent reason for closure is British pub-owners selling the place on to Americans who then turn it into a loud sports bar.  Once a British pub ceases being kept authentic, which can be done even in Florida, the British customers stop coming, as do the many Americans seeking that British experience of their UK visits. BUSINESS MARKETING NOTE:   Keeping your pub AUTHENTICALLY BRITISH [ or Irish] is the key to keeping the doors open in Florida. —-PK


  •   BOCA RATON  Lion and Eagle [561] 447-7707.  British owner Rob Allen
  • BOCA RATON  English Tap and Beer Garden [561] 544-8000  not really a pub so phone to ask before you go.  
  • BOCA RATON  Boca Muse Irish Pub [561] 367-1133 Irish owner Dean Darmody. Shows English football. 
  • BOCA RATON:   The Wishing Well Irish Pub (561) 750-5208. Many British customers and shows UK football/rugby. 
  • BOCA RATON   The Dubliner Irish Pub [561] 620-2540 a modern pub serving super pubgrub and authentic Irish.
  • BRANDON  Fox and Hounds Pub [813] 438-8913 British owner Tracey Adelhouser
  • BOCA RATON   The Irishman Pub [561] 368-1129 Popular with local Brits.  
  • CAPTIVA ISLAND [west Florida] The Mucky Duck English style pub [239] 472-3434
  • CARROLLWOOD [west Florida] Tilted Kilt Pub [813] 265-4900 shows English Premier League matches. American-owned franchise
    with Scottish theme. .   
  • CLEARWATER Tilted Kilt Pub [727] 724-6177 shows English Premier League matches. American-owned franchise with Scottish theme.. 
  •  CLEARWATER Clancy’s Pub–NOT a British pub but shows all the English premier league so Brits gather there to watch it. American owner Linda Clancy.  
  •  CLEARWATER Grindhouse Bar and Grill [727] 726-5577 British owner Michelle Gibbons. Not a British pub but British-American menu.
  • CLERMONT  The British Stage Door Pub (863) 424-8056 British owners Alan, Linda and Jason Scott. CLOSED DOWN June 2016. 
  • CLERMONT  Devenneys Pub  [352] 432-3925  English and Irish owners.
  • COCOA The Dog and Bone British Pub [321] 636-2828 British owner Simon Wells
  • COCOA BEACH The Pig and Whistle English Pub [321] 799-0724
  • COCOA BEACH George and Dragon English Tavern [321] 305-4858 opened 2019.
  • DEBARY  O’Leary’s Irish Pub [386] 668-7741, great for premier league soccer matches with always a few English and Irish lads in there at weekends to watch.
  • DAVENPORT Sunday’s Grill small British pub [863] 588-2162 
  • DAVIE [west Ft.Lauderdale] Chocolate Moose Cafe. This is British-owned music cafe/piano bar/live jazz bar NOT a pub. Serves wine/beer/coffees/teas. Tel. [954] 651-4086. English owner Caroline Ammundsen.
  • DELRAY BEACH Blue Anchor Pub  Tel. (561) 272-7272
  • DUNEDIN The Cricketer’s Pub (727) 736-1322 local Brits gather there.  
  • FT. LAUDERDALE [west in Sunrise] King’s Head Pub [954] 572-5933. Shows the English soccer.
  • FT. LAUDERDALE Briny Riverfront Irish Pub [954] 376-4742 Irish owner Mike Brennan
  • FT. LAUDERDALE [Pembroke Pines] The Pub  [954] 430-4230 [British-theme pub, part of an American-owned chain ].  England fans gather there to watch World Cup and shows English Premier League season.  Serves Fish and chips 
  • FT. LAUDERDALE Kelly’s Irish pub [954] 630-2856. Brits gather here to watch soccer. Home of local Liverpool Supporters Club. 
  •  FT. LAUDERDALE  [Dania Beach] Bad Boys of England [954] 922-5722 [was called King’s Head pub until 2013] Closed down April 2016, after 22 years–sad. Was a personal favourite of mine with GREAT home-cooked British pubgrub.    
  • FT. LAUDERDALE Fox And Hounds [954] 491-8869 English owner James Blackburn from Liverpool.  Shows World Cup matches with lots of England fans] and English Premier League season. Opened 1993–CLOSED DOWN JULY 2022.
  •   FT. LAUDERDALE [west of 95] The Field [954] 964-5979 is a fabulous Irish pub beloved by local Brits, especially me–PK .  
  • FT. LAUDERDALE  WAXY O’CONNORS Irish Pub. [954] 525-9299 huge expats [Brits/Irish/Aussies] gathering place, shows English football + international Rugby. 
  • FT. LAUDERDALE. British-owned bar/restaurant  called 101 Ocean. [954] 776-8101
  •  FT. MYERS  United Cafe Bar and bistro [239] 362-1831 British owners and meeting place for the local British Club.
  • FT. MYERS  Ballyorney Irish pub [239] 628-1444 authentic and popular with local Brits and Irish. 
  • FT. MYERS Cactus Jack bar-restaurant [239] 652-5787. British owners Paul and Jane Thursfield.  Shows English premiership soccer games and full British Breakfast on Saturday mornings.  
  • GAINESVILLE The Queen’s Arms [352] 378-0721 Shows UK football.  Ask for English manager Jenny.
  • HUDSON [west Florida]….Brits Pub and Eatery 727] 378-8508 British owners Alan and Maizie Gold. NOTE:
    I went there September 2019 and staff told me pub had just been to sold to an American who was going to turn it into a sports bar. So phone to ask before you go.  
  • HOLLYWOOD Harrisons Wine Bar [954] 922-0074 British owner Richard Duncan.
  •  HOLLYWOOD Mickey Byrnes Irish Pub [954] 921-2317 Irish owner Mark Rowe. Brits gather there to watch English Premier League and World Cup.
  •  INDIAN ROCKS BEACH The Red Lion Pub   [727] 596-5411
  • KISSIMMEE Fox and Hounds Pub [407] 847-9927 British owner [Mr.] Jan Huet. 
  • KISSIMMEE Yeomans Cask & Lion, a British theme pub, [407] 986-9367. Look for the giant Big Ben outside.  
  •  KISSIMMEE Fish and Chips and Beyond Restaurant. [Call to see if they serve alcohol. British owner [407] 396-7888
  • KISSIMMEE Fox and Hounds English owners Jan /Erica Huet [407] 847-9927
  •  KISSIMMEE [Disney]-Inside the Epcot Center   The Rose and Crown Pub [407] 939-3463
  • LAKE WORTH  Brogues Irish Pub [561] 585-1885
  • MOUNT DORA The Magical Meat Boutique Pub [352] 729-6911 authentic British owned pub with British customers, pubgrub we love,  and Brit owner
    Phil Barnard on premises. NOTE: I visited in person November 22, 2020.  Most impressed—highly recommend it.  Had the yummy Full English breakfast. —PK, Publisher.
  • MIAMI Auld Dubliner Irish pub in downtown Miami. [786] 353-2339 Authentic Irish pub with Irish owner David Higgins from Dublin. Excellent Happy Hour. Serves pubgrub, like shepherd’s pie, fish and chips etc.  Pool tables. Shows SIX NATIONS RUGBY. Brits and Irish gather there to watch matches. 
  • MIAMI SHORES Englishman Andy Wagner opened a wine bar called Flight in 2018.  Pop in one evening to check it out!
    First call the place [305] 392-1277 for opening hours
  • MIAMI BEACH The Clevelander [305] 532-4006 on Ocean Drive always shows soccer and rugby matches—Brits gather there to watch. 
  • MIAMI BEACH Finnegans Way bar [305] 672-7747 on Ocean Drive shows the soccer—British tourists and some locals watch it there. 
  • MIAMI BEACH-South Beach:  Mickey Burke’s bar/restaurant [305] 748-2025. English owner Mick Burke. In the former Playwright’s Irish Pub location.
    Shows EPL Soccer and serves fish and chips.  Local and UK visiting Brits go in there to watch soccer. 
  • MIAMI [Kendall] The Irish Tavern [305] 382-1516
  • MIAMI [south] TITANIC BREWERY [305] 667-2537.  Not British-owned but a super little pubby place, with British draught and bottled beers, pubgrub, popular with local Brits.
  • MIAMI [Coral Gables] Aussie owned Brewpub call Bay 13 Brewery. Call [786] 452-0935 for opening hours. See www.bay13brewery.com Run by Aussie Nick Sharp who also wons Threefolds Cafe in Miami..
  • MIAMI Coral Gables [Reopened November 2022 with new non-Irish owners and remodelled ] . JOHN MARTIN’S PUB [305] 209-0609 Showing World Cup soccer. 
  • MIAMI DOWNTOWN Lost Boy Pub [305] 372-7303 shows the EPL soccer live/World Cup and serves breakfast. Call pub for details.  
  • MIAMI Coral Gables.   Brits always gather at Fritz and Franz Bierhaus to watch the soccer. Call [305] 774-1883
  • MIAMI  Churchill’s Pub  [305] 757-1807. Closed down late 2021. Former British owner David Daniels. 
  • NEWPORT RICHEY  Cricketer’s Arms [727] 372-3011
  • NAPLES The Pub [239] 594-2748 [British-theme pub part of American-owned chain]
  • NAPLES The English Pub [239] 775-3727 Closed in July 2015 after 30 years–sad.
  • OCALA Our Place Saloon [352] 854-4711. British owner Richard Bambridge. Shows English Premier League + serves fish+chips. 
  • ORLANDO World of Beers [407] 355-3315  Popular hangout with local Brits because they have beers from the UK.   
  • ORLANDO [Lake Buena Vista] Frankie O’Farrell’s Irish pub [407] 238-1003 with Irish owner shows the English Premier League and has British customers. 
  • ORLANDO-[Sanford] Emerald Hen Irish Pub. (407) 620-8548 Major Brit hangout because trainee UK pilots socialise there. Boddies and Stella on tap. 
  • ORLANDO   The Pub  [407] 352-2305  British-theme pub part of American-owned chain, but has British dishes and beers.
  • ORLANDO   Harp and Celt Irish Pub  (407) 481-2927 Shows live soccer–English/Irish cuisine.
  • ORLANDO The Orlando Brewing Company [407] 872-1117  Popular with Brits because they have many imported UK beers.
  • ORLANDO  [Altamonte Springs]  St. Andrews Tavern.  [407] 788-1866   British owner Nick Walker. 
  • ORLANDO  Bull and Bush American owner Susan Altman (407) 896-7546
  • PUNTA GORDA Celtic Ray Pub [941] 916-9115  Irish owner Kevin Doyle. 
  • PUNTA GORDA The Icehouse Pub [941] 575-0866 American name and owner but British staff/customers and shows UK soccer and rugby.
  • PORT ST. LUCIE Shindig Irish Pub [772] 785-6202   Authentic with delicious home-cooked Irish dishes.
  • POMPANO BEACH King’s Head Pub [754] 222-8671  
  • PENSACOLA   McGuire’s, award-winning Irish pub [850] 433-6789
  • PEMBROKE PINES The Pub Pembroke  [954] 430-4230 [British-theme pub, part of an American-owned chain ].  England fans gather there to watch World Cup and shows English Premier League season.  
  • PALM BEACH [Wellington] Bull McCabe’s Irish pub [561] 557-1190. Destination pub popular with local British and Irish expats. Authentic home-made pub grub and live entertainment. 
  • PALM BEACH [NORTH] Spider Murphys Irish pub with Irish owners. Serves English pubgrub. [561] 842-0835 
  • PALM BEACH [West] O’SHEA’S PUB [561] 833-3865 shows the soccer and and local Brits watch matches there .  
  • PALM BEACH GARDENS Paddy Mac’s authentic Irish pub/restaurant [561] 691-4366.  Shows soccer and rugby. 
  •  ST. AUGUSTINE    Prince of Wales Pub  [904] 810-5725.
  •  ST. AUGUSTINE  King’s Head Pub [904] 823-9787. British owner Anne  Dyke 
  • ST. AUGUSTINE The British Pub  [904] 810-5111 English owner David Renwick 
  • SARASOTA  FL 34242   Old Salty Dog Pub One British manager Simon Clarke [941] 349-0158
  •  ST.PETERSBURG Three Birds Tavern [727] 895-2049 
  • ST. PETERSBURG    CLOSED DOWN  Moon under the Water [727] 896-1631. British owners Alan /Suzanne Lucas.
  • ST. PETERSBURG    Queen’s Head Eurobar Pub [727] 498-8584 British co-owners Darren Conner and Paul Smith.
  • ST. PETERSBURG    Horse and Jockey Pub  [727] 345-4995
  •  SARASOTA Shakespeare’s Pub [941] 364-5938
  • SARASOTA FL 34236   Old Salty Dog Pub Two [941] 388-4311
  •  SARASOTA Champions Pub British owner Tony Middlemiss [941] 927-7686
  •  SARASOTA [Lakewood Ranches] [941] 359-2424  Scottish restaurant with bar called Macallisters. British owners Malcolm and Karen Romney. 
  •  SARASOTA   The White Horse Pub  [941] 358-1353  
  • SARASOTA  Beckham’s on the Trail pub [941] 706-1654  They have fish and chips. 
  • SEMINOLE London Bus Pub [727] 873-3882
  • STUART The Sailor’s Return [772] 872-7250 British owner Bob Davies
    TAMPA Mad Dogs and Englishman. English owners Wilton and Hugo Morley [813] 832-3037
  • TAMPA New Scotland Yard Tee Leeson [813] 249-4920
  •  TAMPA  Yeoman’s Cask and Lion British Pub [813] 224-9367.  Some British pubgrub and shows the English Premier League.
  •  TITUSVILLE  The Shamrock and Thistle Pub [321] 567-4911  Brit owners Debbie and Andy Palmer
  • VALRICO JF KIcks Bar [813] 643-7777. British owners Alan and Mary Bradley. Call to see if they show soccer/serve British food.
  •  VENICE The British Open Pub [941] 492-9227 Scottish owner Graham Muncie 

ATTENTION FLORIDA PUBOWNERS:  1]  Want more NEW paying customers–guaranteed?  Increase your bottom line. Use our eBlast service to the thousands of local Brits and Anglophiles in YOUR local area.  Attract soccer and rugby fans in to watch the games.  Compiled since 1996 and updated weekly, we have them in our British Bureau database—you don’t!   Email query to britishbusinessflorida@gmail.com  On subject line put:  ” Pub eBlast ”   2] If you wish to sell your existing pub, this website is the best place!  Send query to britishbusinessflorida@gmail.com   On subject line put  ” Sell Florida Brit pub.”    Funded Brits in UK looking to buy a pub in Florida always consult this website!  

   BRITISH BANGERS…the nearest thing to UK sausages you’ll find in Florida.  Utterly delicious and supplied to many British and Irish pubs around Florida, they are home made by Murvest Foods in Ft. Lauderdale, owned by John Murphy [Irish] and wife Sylvia [Australian].  You can buy them yourself to enjoy at home–from their premises in Ft. Lauderdale.   Delight your dinner party guests with classic Bangers and Mash and onion gravy. You have to buy a case but they go fast, freeze well and I give some as presents to British friends.  Go in person to pick them up from Murvest’s premises in Pompano Beach.  Call Murvest  [954] 772-6440 for prices and pickup times.   Make sure to ask for the British Bangers [they do other types of sausages, pates, Irish bacon and yummy foods too]. Tell them Patricia sent you.–PK

ALSO:  Are you a Scotch lover?  Join the Scotch Malt Whisky Society.  For your Florida branch see www.smwusa.com to be put their email list.      

  • £$   TIP:  WANT TO SAVE WHEN TRANSFERRING over UK CURRENCY?   DON’T USE YOUR BANK!  Use Moneycorp.  [ I use Moneycorp myself–FABB President.]   The pound is shaky.  That affects all expats in Florida who still have UK dealings. To transfer your precious funds, we highly recommend you use the services of Moneycorp.  At lower rates than any bank!  This will save you fees and grief, as we Londoners say!  What your own bank won’t do is save considerable  exchange fees, like Moneycorp.    THE BEST WAY:   Moneycorp, the UK company with an office in Florida and droves of satisfied Florida clients. It is the only UK currency exchange company licenced to deal in 50 states.   Many expat Brits here have used this currency service for years and report huge savings and satisfaction.   TO FIND OUT MORE:    Phone Moneycorp’s Kelly Cutchin on  [863] 207-6616 at their USA HQ in Orlando to ask all your questions.  Or email your query to Kelly Cutchin  kelly.cutchin@moneycorp.com   Moneycorp’s HQ is in England.   Posted by the Florida Association of British Business [FABB].  Moneycorp have been trusted members since 2005. 
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