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The Holy Grale

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2017 Winner


Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
American, Bar, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol

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Bayerischer Bahnhof Lambicus Berliner Weisse
Leipzig, Germany - Classic German wheat beer, very sour. Brewed with 100% brettanomyces yeast. 4.5% abv
Slaapmutske East Kent Golding Dry-Hopped Lager
Lochristi, Belgium - Slaapmutske dry hopped lager is a bottom-fermented beer brewed at de proef for the breweries 10th year anniversary celebration. 4.5% abv
Litre $10.00
Reissdorf Kolsch
Cologne, Germany - Reissdorf kolsch is the beer speciality from Cologne with a tradition starting 1894. A kolsch with a pleasant, full-bodied, and uniquely light and sweet taste in premium quality. 4.8% abv
Spezial Rauchbier
Bamberg, Germany bamberg may well be Germany’s most interesting brewing town, the most famous of all bamberger styles is smoked beer, or “rauchbier.” The oldest rauchbier brewery in Bamberg is Spezial, which was founded in 1536. The brewery has its own maltings and barley malt is smoked right there in downtown bamberg. The smoke of special beechwood logs burning just beneath the malt kiln filters up, imparting a natural smoky flavor to the fresh barley kernels. The brewer uses 40% of this smoked malt and 60% high quality bavarian barley malt to make this delicious smoked beer. 5%
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
American, Bar, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews pretzel bread burger pork sliders fries mussels choir loft beer selection great beer curry ketchup food menu is limited different beers bardstown road small plates outside patio outdoor seating order at the counter fun atmosphere
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Some frustrations: we hiked up to the choir loft & every table was reserved (could the servers we passed along the way tell us?). I'm not that old, but we had to pull out the flashlights on our cell phones to read the menu -...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jlouisville
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My father and I ate here for dinner. There is a huge selection of beer, which I don't care for so I only wish they had more drink options for non-beer-drinkers. He enjoyed his beer, though. The food was good, about as good as expected....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hedgeventure
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading all the reviews, I was excited to try The Holy Grale. We did not have the food, it did appear to look good though. We stopped in for a drink. While the drink selection is vast, it's also overwhelming. I finally settled on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Shellie T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband is a burger snob. He and I agreed we had our best burgers ever here. They are made to order, served on a pretzel bun, and illegally juicy. Will caution it’s hard to get a seat and you order at the counter, but...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank HoosierBirdie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for late afternoon beers and snack food... the last of our "must" experience pub experiences in Louisville and were blown away by the great beers and fabulous pretzel bread and beer cheese.... so incredibly good with just a hint of spicy something......More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PapaK60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was fabulous and staff was very courteous and attentive. Jeremy was very knowledgeable on the beer and wine and always made great suggestions. The brussel sprouts were out of this world! We will definitely be back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Pat W
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on a recommendation from our Uber driver before dinner elsewhere. Great atmosphere. Great selection of beer ! Will visit again (get the pretzel appetizers !!)

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank johnnyfrank66
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Attended Zwanze Day 2018 at this wonderful establishment. The staff was incredible. They were friendly, helpful, and loved beer as much as those that they served. 10/10. I wish I lived closet to enjoy their aged cheddar grits every morning.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cassidyruppenthal
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Bardstown Road has so many food and drink options. There is something very quirky and fun at Holy Grale. Extensive beer selection. I don’t drink beer so happy there were a few wine selections. Always a safe choice is the beer cheese and pretzel bread....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Karen F
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

On a date night with the hubs, we were able to get into Holy Grale. Not only is their beer selection stellar, but their mussels are the best I’ve ever had. Everything we ate was great, but the mussels stood out as top notch. Would...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Thomas K
4 September 2016|
Response from Corkdork73 | Reviewed this property |
It is mainly pub fare. I think the menu rotates, but when I went they had fantastic mussels, some burgers, quail, charcuterie etc. Not a traditional dinner menu, but definitely some tasty options to go with the crazy good... More
Rebecca K
17 July 2016|
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Response from Jim B | Reviewed this property |
I don't actually drink alcohol, so I'm no help, but the frites are awesome.
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