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Whether it’s bangers and mash, fish and chips or a classic shepherd’s pie, the spectrum of British cuisine offers plenty of timeless dishes.

If you find yourself with a strong culinary craving but are nowhere near the UK, never fear: here’s a list of seven great pubs and restaurants that offer some of the best British bites abroad.



Angleterre, Helsinki, Finland

One of the only pubs in the world to have received the Cask Marque award for serving excellent ale, the Angleterre is a home away from home for travelling Brits.

With a range of toasties, classic pub games (including darts), and ciders, this is the place to visit for those suffering pub-grub cravings.



Great Shakes, Corfu, Greece

Located on the sunny Greek island of Corfu, this restaurant has been serving British tourists and expats since 1986.

With a selection of authentic bites such as steak and ale pie and bangers and mash, Great Shakes maintains its status as one of Greece’s most popular British restaurants.



Union Jack Tavern, Muntinlupa, Philippines

In the midst of the humid Philippines, this pub offers both authentic English dishes and UK-imported groceries, including baked beans and Earl Grey tea.

With a warm, woody décor, the Union Jack Tavern is popular with both locals and tourists seeking a relaxed atmosphere.



Fish & Co, Jakarta, Indonesia

Considered by some to be “the best fish and chips shop outside the UK”, this small restaurant located in Indonesia’s capital is a safe bet for all those keen to sample British staple.



Frog & Rosbif, Paris, France

In this Parisian pub, traditional British food mingles with fine French cuisine, resulting in dishes that feature the best of both culinary worlds.

The ale list, meanwhile, consists of a number of beers brewed on the premises, with Parisian-themed names that will remind you of your Gallic surroundings.



Black Horse Pub, New York, USA

Famous for its bacon, eggs and curry chips, The Black Horse is a neighbourhood pub located in the heart of Park Slope, Brooklyn.

Offering a wide range of British dishes, ales, and cider, this New York favourite attracts legions of hungry customers and football fans who come to watch the games on the pub’s TVs.



The Rising Sun, Tokyo, Japan

One of Japan’s oldest pubs, The Rising Sun is a little Victorian bolthole in the middle of busy Tokyo.

Serving a selection of British classics such as Welsh rarebit, shepherd’s pie, and all-day fry-ups, the eatery provides a hearty alternative to delicate Japanese cooking.


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