Black Labrador Pub

The Black Lab is traditionally British, complete with dark woods, fireplaces, low ceilings, and a warm welcome. It even has patio seating and an enormous outdoor chessboard that's a beacon for folks with a competitive bent. The drinks menu...  Read More

Boasting maybe the town's best combination of live music and tap beers, McGonigel's has long been considered one of Houston's top watering holes. Irish in theme, the pub sports rustic-looking tables and booths, cranberry-colored walls, and a...  Read More

Sherlock's Baker St. Pub

This incredibly casual pub offers a terrific setting for sharing a few brews and catching up on old times. Punctuated by wooden posts and beams, the interior has a cozy, much-loved feel. Downstairs, a small stage presents a regular repertoire of...  Read More

Slainte Irish Pub

In the heart of downtown Houston is this cozy touch of Dublin. A beautiful wooden facade and a lofty balcony initially greet visitors; inside, exquisite woodwork, hand-carved furniture, old portraits, armoires, and a handcrafted bar distinguish...  Read More

Rice Village

For a casual, unpretentious setting, locals laud this pub, which has sister locations in Austin, Dallas, and New York. Indeed, cozy setting awaits you at the Ginger Man, where space is at a premium on the wrap-around porch once the sun sets....  Read More

Rudyard's Pub

Take a British pub and cross it with an eclectic neighborhood bar, and you've got quirky Rudyard's. Adorned with tons of memorabilia and simple wooden tables and chairs, it's a casual place to grab a pint and tell tales with friends. Upstairs,...  Read More

Happily appointed with all the trappings of an authentic British pub, Red Lion pleases expats and locals alike. Along with wood and brass detailing and red-leather upholstery, visitors find a wonderful array of food and drink. Imported beers,...  Read More

Baker St. Pub & Grill

This location of the regional chain is a boon to the student-heavy neighborhood and is a reliable, if crowded, go-to any night of the week. Elegant wood paneling distinguishes the spot from more run-of-the-mill college bars, as do spectacular...  Read More