Nightlife for adults in Orlando isn’t limited to Downtown Disney. Pub crawlers can choose from a wide number of local pubs with Irish themes and unique atmospheres. A local favorite in the Winter Park area is called Fiddlers’ Green. Since 1996, Fiddler’s Green has been a favorite spot for locals and tourists alike, with live bands playing classic rock and Irish pub classics, Fiddlers’ Green combines great music and authentic Irish atmosphere.
If you’re closer to downtown in the afternoon or early evening, you can treat yourself to happy hour at Lizzy McCormack’s, located at 5 North Orange Avenue. With five-hours of two-for one’s every weekday, Lizzy McComarck’s is known as one of the best places to grab a Guiness, downtown. Other top draws in the downtown area include Orlando Brewing, home to Florida’s only organic brewery. With a brewery on-site, you can sample Florida-made beer, a gift shop and daily tours.
Popular pubs in the Universal Studios area include the British Pub: Cricketer’s Arms Club, located at Festival Bay Mall on International Drive, and Pat O’Brien’s, at Universal Citywalk. Cricketer’s Arms hosts live bands throughout the week. Beer enthusiasts will appreciate the extensive selection of 17 tap beers, including 4 hand drawn ales. Cricketer’s Arm’s menu has authentic British dishes and you can catch international soccer and rugby on the TVs.
If you’re in more of a party mood, head to the dueling piano bar at Pat O’Brien’s, located at Universal CityWalk. A replica of the New Orlean’s pub, Pat O’Brien’s is known for its Hurricane cocktail and interactive entertainers who play songs by request on the two pianos. If you’re staying in the Walt Disney World area and looking for an irish pub with world-class entertainment and a family friendly atmosphere, head to Raglan Road, which has a live band on spacious seating for your entire family to dine.
Keep in mind many of our hotels in Orlando have great pubs as well.