Convert British Pound (GBP) to Brazilian Real (BRL) with Valuta EX - Currency Converter. Convert GBP to BRL here with Travelex, and view the history of the Brazilian real against the pound. Travelex offers the best exchange rates available. The Brazilian real is the present-day currency of Brazil. The modern real was introduced in 1994. The word real means both “royal" and "real" in Portuguese.