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The Holy Grale

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
1034 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1318
+1 502-459-9939
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pretzel bread” (15 reviews)
“burger” (45 reviews)
“pork sliders” (4 reviews)
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4:00 PM - 12:00 AM Hours
American, Bar, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1034 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1318
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Reviewed 6 December 2018

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 19 November 2018

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 13 November 2018

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 11 November 2018

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 11 November 2018

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 8 November 2018 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 karenfK7442JN
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
Thank jcsquared2
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1034 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1318
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Highlands
  • Neighbourhood: Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 502-459-9939
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