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Published June 22, 2012

Brix Are for Kids
A Giant British Pub and Roof Deck on U

Things the English are known for: driving on the wrong side of the road. Angry musicians. Wayne Rooney.

Things the English aren’t known for: drinking outdoors in tropical temperatures.

Here to try to change that (albeit from an ocean away): The Brixton, the giant new British pub and roof deck from the ESL guys, opening July 1.

This is the kind of outdoor drinking perch you’d take up in South London—only that’s not Big Ben in the distance, it’s the Washington Monument; and that’s not fog in the air, it’s just the humidity.

You’ll want to bring a big group up here (but no hooligans, please) to grab a few stools at the green marble bar. Amid reclaimed church pews and English street signs, you’ll order from their eight taps of British beers like Belhaven Twisted Thistle IPA in either full or 20-ounce pints (or half-pints if you feel like sampling), and London-style street food like bangers, curry and jerk chicken.

At some point, you’ll also want to check out the slightly more formal first-floor dining room, done up in brick, black gloss paint and plush curtains, or the second-floor “lodge,” with two fireplaces, antler chandeliers and stuffed grouse—the ideal place to enjoy the Sunday Bake, with a different whole roasted animal every week. But best to file that away for this fall.

Or the next ice age.
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