Yeah, the Brit is one of those places that are cool enough that the pub-loving world is lucky there's more than one location. The Cupertino location is the original—considered by many to be the best of the three—and is known for some of the best fish and chips and cold English brews wielded on this side of the Atlantic. This is also the place to keep up with all the stats from your favorite Euro soccer—or football—games. Hardcore regulars and newbies (a.k.a. soon to be regulars) pack in here on a regular basis for dancing to DJ and live band tunes, proving their American Idol skills with karaoke and hanging out with friends on the big front patio, which is, in our opinion, one of the coolest places to hang out. Yes, we have many fond memories of kicking back and getting sauced on that patio.
The original of the mini–Britannia Empire. A bit smaller than the downtown and Almaden Brits, the Cupertino outlet owes much of its conviviality to its intimate scale. The beer selection is outstanding, and it is a mainstay of soccer fans throughout the valley. Live bands hold forth on most weekend evenings, and there are regular karaoke nights, open-mic sessions and jazz jams. The menu tips its bowler to England with a variety of fish and chips options. -- Metro Bars/Clubs, June 16-22, 2010
The Original Brit—and considered by its loyal Cupertino bar regulars to be the best of the three—still serves up the best fish and chips and English brews you’re likely to find on this side of the pond. You can catch all of your major English and European soccer events, probably taped delayed, but who cares, it’s soccer, er, football; oy! During any Hallmark holiday the Brit fills to capacity with eager revelers of the celebration du jour, also this Cupertino local bar hosts a weekly schedule of jazz, karaoke, Reggea Bands, cover bands and DJs!!
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First Place Best Pre-Sharks Game Spot
Hockey fans were converging at Britannia Arms even before San Jose had a professional sports team. It’s officially one of the Best Sports Bars in the valley, so you know the Brit’s the place to prepare to witness Cheechoo and Marleau swarm.
— Metro, Silicon Valley's Weekly Newspaper, September 24, 2008
Sports of every kind, including live soccer from the UK and around the world as well as all NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, College Football and Basketball are featured on our Big Screen TV. Click here to see our sports links. Live musical entertainment, darts, dominoes and other games. Come and see for yourself, visit us. It's a real place! Live music Wednesday thru Sunday after 9:00 pm.
* Monday is Jazz night at Cupertino.
* Tuesday is trivia night
* Wednesday features Soccer from the UK & a very popular Open Mic w/ Local Sensation Aivar (eye-var)
* Sunday night, features the talents of our friends and fellow patrons - its "Karaoke!".
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