Red Monk

Bar, Pub
$ $
210 4th St (btw Court Ave & Walnut St)
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 280-3771
8:00pm - 2:00am
8:00pm - 2:00am
5:00pm - 2:00am
5:00pm - 2:00am


  • Say hello to Eric! Great bartender!
  • Upstairs from the Royal Mile is its sister bar, the Red Monk. The bar focuses on Belgian beers, offering an assortment of 101 bottles and cans and 12 beers on tap.
  • effen vodka
  • Royal Mile/Red Monk was voted #3 in our reader-determined Top 50 Bars poll. Stay downstairs for a Scotch or a selection of UK beers or head up for high-alcohol content Belgian beers on tap.
  • Too many hipsters. But great imported beer.
  • People make me go here. But I have to admit its growing on me.
  • Congratulations, you've found one of Esquire's Best Bars in America. We recommend a shot of Zwack Unicum, the national aperitif of Hungary, with a beer back.
  • If you don't like this bar, I don't like you.
  • Whitney is amazing to patrons!
  • Best place for a Beligum beer.
  • If you're a lady and want a great fruity drink order this strawberry beer! It's fantastical!!!
  • If you like Begian beer you will be in heaven at the Red Monk - the bar is good in all facets but the Belgian beer selection is unparalleled
  • Don't miss the opportunity to play a little Phil Collins on the electronic jukebox located on the east wall. It'll definitely be a crowd pleaser.
  • Belgian beer selection great, low key atmosphere, not sure most people know about it
  • Sour beers!!!
  • Belgian beers at a reasonable price
  • DO go down the fire escape. The patio is at the bottom.
  • Best high end beer in Iowa
  • John's White ale. Duh
  • Drink beer.

Nearby places

223 4th St (btwn Court Ave. & Walnut St.)
210 4th St (btw Walnut & Court)
222 4th St