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British Import Shops

Welsh & other British Import Shops in the Midwest

Desperately searching for a jar of Colman’s mustard? Wondering where you can get your hands on a bottle of HP brown sauce? Parched for a decent pint and a good curry? Look no further. Once again, if I’m missing something let me know.

Bridgeport Pasty Company
Phone: (773) 254-7441
Damn tasty pasty’s served in the traditional British style (out the back of a van). Yes Chicago has a roaming pasty van, keep an eye on their Twitter feed for daily locations at @BridgeportPasty or visit them on the intyweb at: www.bridgeportpasty.com

British Accents
116 Old McHenry Road
Long Grove, Illinois
Phone: (847) 913-0855
Good selection of British foods, gifts etc, bit of a hike but worth it when you get there.

Biddy Murphy Celtic Gifts
610 Phoenix St
SouthHaven, MI 49090
Phone: (269) 639-8585
Just a few miles over the Indiana/Michigan border in South Haven.If you are heading out to the beach drop by this great little import shop.

Draig Goch Welsh Shop
101 Second Street
Friesland, Wisconsin
Phone: (920) 348-5774
Great selection of hard to find Welsh products, music, jewelry and much more.

Made in Britain Ltd.
7828 Highway 42
Egg Harbor, Wisconsin
Phone: (920) 868-1933
British gifts and foods, not been there, heard good things though.

Rampant Lion Celtic Traders
47 South Villa Ave
Villa Park, IL60181
Phone: (630) 834-8108
Great selection of Welsh music, gifts and jewelry, well worth dropping by the shop to have a look.

Spencers Jolly Posh British & Irish Foods
1405 W. Irving Park Rd.
Chicago, IL 60613
Phone: (312) 415-6919
Proper British bangers & bacon made in Chicago by an expat from Yorkshire named Nick Spencer. He has just opened a new shop filled with quality Brit stuff, find out more at: http://www.eatspencers.com

The Welsh Shop
9097 Mentor Avenue
Mentor, Ohio 44060
Phone: (440) 255-2207
Good selection of difficult to find Welsh knick knacks.

Winston’s Market
7961 West 159th Street
Tinley Park, Illinois
Phone: (708) 633-7500
Probably the best range of British and Irish food I have yet seen in the Chicago area, everything from “proper” bacon, freshly made Cornish pasties, you name it they pretty much have it.

Wise Choice British Foods Gifts and Candies
6171 Brandt Pike
Huber Heights, Ohio
Phone: 937-236-8153
Welsh owned import shop in Ohio. Good prices! WISE stands for Welsh, Irish, Scottish & English in case you were wondering.. www.wisechoiceuk.com

The Yorkshire Rose
352 Bluff Street
Dubuque, Iowa
Phone: (319) 556-8383
Has a fantastic selection of imported foods, Rhiannon and Silver Scenes Welsh/Celtic jewelry.

If you are from outside of the Midwest, another good resource for listings of British pubs, shops and everything else a British expat needs is: www.expats.org/countryinfo-usa.html

Welsh and other British Pubs & Restaurants in the Midwest

The Celtic Knot
626 Church Street
Evanston, Illinois
Phone: (847) 864-1679
Top notch food at very reasonable prices, Welsh flags hang outside too, well worth the trip to Evanston to have a look.

Dressel’s Pub (Welsh Pub)
419 North Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri
Phone: (314) 361-1060
Serves Felinfoel and other Welsh beers, just around the corner from Llywelyns Pub on McPherson Avenue.

The Duke of Perth (Scottish Pub)
2913 North Clark Street
Chicago, Illinois
Phone: (773) 477-1741
Great Scottish pub/restaurant with a cozy atmosphere and really good food. It has a vast array of rare Scotch Whisky’s plus at least one bottle of Penderyn Welsh Whisky too.Tip: If you order a burger get the Au Jus… It’s Oxo, good for dipping chips in.

The Elephant and Castle
185 N Wabash Ave
Chicago, Illinois
Canadian owned British chain pub in the heart of the Loop. Good food and drinks, but a bit on the pricey side.

The Elephant and Castle
160 E Huron St
Chicago, Illinois
Canadian owned British chain pub in the heart of the Loop. Good food and drinks, but a bit on the pricey side.

Fado (Irish Pub)
100 West Grand Avenue
Chicago, Illinois
Phone: (312) 836-0066
The Tafia’s second pub of choice for the 6 Nations and the site of our 2007 St. David’s day party with Cerys Matthews!Good atmosphere, well priced food, hectic as hell of St. Paddy’s day though!

Gingers Ale House
3801 North Ashland Avenue
Chicago, Illinois
Phone: (773) 348-2767
British/Irish pub, great selection of beers, shows English Premier League Games, Six Nations Rugby, very reasonably priced menu, and legend has it that Bono drinks there when he’s in town!

The Globe Pub
1934 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL 60613
Phone: (773) 871-3757
British/Irish pub, great selection of beers, shows English Premier League Games, Six Nations Rugby, very reasonably priced menu. The Tafia’s current pub of choice for the 6 Nations.

The Green Toad Pub (British Pub)
Route 45 South
Savoy, Illinois
Phone: (217) 398-4444

John Hawks British Bar
100 East Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Phone: (414) 272-3199

Llywelyns Pub
4747 McPherson Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: (314) 361-3003
Serves Felinfoel and other Welsh beers, great menu, friendly staff, definitely worth dropping by if you are in the area.

Llywelyns Pub
1732 9th Street,
St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone: (314) 436-3255
Serves Felinfoel and other Welsh beers, great menu, friendly staff, definitely worth dropping by if you are in the area.

Llywelyns Pub
17 Moody Street
Webster Groves, MO 63119
Phone: (314) 962-1515
Serves Felinfoel and other Welsh beers, great menu, friendly staff, definitely worth dropping by if you are in the area.

The Red Lion
4749 North Rockwell Street
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 654-1341
Drop in to see Sue & Joe at the new Red Lion, damn fine fish & chips as always, a damn good welcome and some tasty brews to boot!

The Royal Mile Pub
210 Fourth Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: (515) 280-3771
A British pub out in Iowa that allegedly serves Felinfoel, Tomos Watkins and other Welsh beers.

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