Taking a trip to the pub is the best way to catch up on neighborhood gossip—even better than tapping neighbors' phone lines or getting into their homes under the guise of a phone-tapping-removal specialist. Get in the know with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $12 for $20 worth of pub food for lunch
- $20 for $30 worth of pub food for dinner
- $40 for $60 worth of pub food for dinner for four or more
The menu includes bacon-wrapped meatloaf ($11), corned beef brisket ($12), and six kinds of fish and chips, including panko-crusted salmon ($15). The lunch option can be used toward the regular menu or the lunch specials, which include smaller portions of bangers and mash, cottage pie, and chop salad.
Executive Chef Heather Zamarripa lures eaters into 36 Handles with a menu rooted in popular pub food staples, most notably fish and chips prepared six different ways. Although the fish and chips, cottage pie, and bangers and mash are the first three dishes on the list of entrees, the menu isn’t strictly English. Heather and her team use many international cooking techniques to build a diverse selection including shrimp scampi with sundried tomatoes, bourbon barbecue hot wings, and pan-seared salmon with whole-grain beurre blanc.
Upon entering 36 Handles, it’s easy to become enamored by the bar’s 32 taps, which gleam colorfully and display the names of macrobrews and craft beers from America and Europe. Newcomers and neighborhood regulars alike open wide for a deluge of pub classics such as Guinness and Boddingtons, as well as more obscure beers such as Anderson Valley’s Oatmeal Stout and Kwak, a strong yet gentle-tasting Belgian pale ale. The selection stays fresh thanks to eight rotating taps and each bartender’s mind-erasing capabilities. While enjoying an ice-cold brew, patrons can also catch the game on nine big-screen televisions.