If you're looking for the taste, the sounds, the atmosphere, and overall feeling of a real, British gastropub in Tampa, then The Pub is probably your kind of place.
Located in the Westshore District, the Pub aims to recreate the British gastropub atmosphere with a menu chocked full of classic, British comfort foods as well as some more inventive, delectable items as well. Choose from a variety of classic plates including fish and chips with homemade tartar sauce and lemon; bangers and mash with char-grilled British sausages, chive mashed potatoes, ale onion gravy, peas and carrots and served with balsamic tossed greens; and London Broil with grilled beef, sauteed mushrooms, bordelaise, chive mashed potatoes, peas, and carrots.
Other menu fare includes soups and salads, panini sandwiches, burgers, sliders, and much more.
Of course, what would a place called The Pub be without a respectable selection of drinks? At The Pub, they've got you more than covered with an assortment of popular and hard-to-find beers that any connoisseur could get behind as well as a variety of liquors including single-malt scotch, cognac, and gin ready for the mixing or drinking over the rocks. A ample-sized wine list is also available.
Their top brews menu features palate-pleasing microbrews like the Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Breckenridge 471 (with 9.8% alcohol), and, of course, the classic Guinness Stout.
Opt for one of The Pub's special summer cocktails if you're in the mood for a mixed drink a step above the basic. Some of these include a Spa-Garita with Silver tequila, sour mix fresh basil and cucumber and a Honeydew Sangria with fresh honeydew melon, Woodbridge Moscato, a hint of Midori and peach liqueur.