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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%
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“pretzel bread” (15 reviews)
“burger” (45 reviews)
“pork sliders” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
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1034 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1318
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Reviewed 11 February 2013

We had a great visit to Holy Grale this past Friday for drinks and a light bite to eat. We enjoyed seeing some of the social life of Louisville since we are from out of town. We quickly visited the Choir Loft which was packed...More

Date of visit: February 2013
1  Thank xjgrl
Reviewed 8 February 2013

you go here for the beer and will come back for the food. inventive food items excellently prepared and it's locally sourced. the beer menu is impressive and with unusual choices. best bet is to tell the bartender what you like, name it or describe...More

Date of visit: January 2013
Thank jim b
Reviewed 25 January 2013

OK, I have a fairly good knowledge of beer. A home brewer for many years and always seeking out new beers and old favorites. Just want to say that I am NOT a "Bud Man" (don't much care for the Cubs either). So when I...More

Date of visit: January 2013
Thank joe1860
Reviewed 16 January 2013

Great destination for draft beers of the world. Pleasant atmosphere and recently opened garden area, of course you will want to be there on a good weather night. Otherwise enjoy this reformatted church for its unique brews and food.

Date of visit: December 2012
Thank Gary419
Reviewed 9 January 2013

That's right folks, there is a pub in Louisville serving a variety of Belgian beers. The atmosphere is good, lots of brick and hardwood, with a balcony bar as well. I did not try any of the cuisine, but the menu was extremely tempting. This...More

Date of visit: January 2013
Thank slasich
Reviewed 6 January 2013 via mobile

We came on a very busy day, but were able to get our food very quick. We ordered the hamburger and pork belly sliders. Both were awesome but I highly recommend the burger! The pretzels are great too. Large selection of high end beer with...More

Thank Jeep1977
Reviewed 12 December 2012

The Holy Grale is a fine bar but the food is less than stellar. Seating is close. Language is not conducive to children. There are many beers to choose from but no tasting and if you get a lousy beer you bought it. Not to...More

Date of visit: November 2012
Thank LEB1952
Reviewed 12 November 2012

This place hits the best of the region on tap. All the best crafts are in action, local and regional. The beer makes this place worth the visit, but the food did not disappoint. The pork sliders with kimchi were yummy! The falafel sliders were...More

Thank Lou_Badinage
Reviewed 7 November 2012

A great selection of beers and great food, the pretzels were delicious and a must for any one visiting.

Date of visit: November 2012
Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 9 October 2012

What an overwhelming great experience. Great courteous service, extremely original and unique beer selection and Surprisingly creative food. A "Cassolet dog"? wow awesome, The hamburger of hamburgers,,,topped with a cornishon pickle. Craft beers and classic, On the road to stardom kind of place. A Laid...More

Date of visit: October 2012
Thank foodwriter007
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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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