Where will you being dining for the Philadelphia Flower Show. Did you know? Visitors can explore Philly's English side at restaurants and pubs around town in between viewing at the Pennsylvania Convention Center from March 2-10, 2013. This spring season is the perfect opportunity to explore Philly’s British treasures, and the following are just a few places to start for restaurant and pubs dining and drinking:
- The Dandelion – Modeled after the contemporary gastropubs in Britain, this Stephen Starr eatery is a cozy place to imbibe a cask-stored pint and dine on delicious welsh rarebit, rabbit pie and Eton mess. There’s even an afternoon tea available. Call (215) 558-2500 or click here for more information.
- Pub & Kitchen – The hearty menu at this popular corner spot nods to the United Kingdom with bangers and mash, fish and chips and sticky toffee pudding, not to mention an impressive list of ales, gins and whiskeys. Call (215) 545-0350 or click here for more information.
- The Whip Tavern – Expatriates gather at this Coatesville enclave for excellent renditions of English grub (Scotch eggs, roast beef with Yorkshire pudding, ploughman’s lunch); UK beers and ciders to be enjoyed by a roaring fire. It’s also a great place to catch a rugby match. Call (610) 383-060 or click here for more information.
- Heart of Oak Pub – A true hideaway located in the basement of Baci Restaurant,Heart of Oakserves up hearty plates of bangers and mash and chicken and leek pie with frothy pints of London Pride and Boddingtons which is located at Routes 202 & 413, Buckingham,PA or call (215) 794-7784 for more information.
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