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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” (13 reviews)
“burger” (42 reviews)
“pork sliders” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1034 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1318
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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

Thank foodwriter007
Reviewed 7 September 2012

I was a little confused as to how to order, and would've probably been totally lost if it were busy, but ordered a good micro-brew and a burger. The burger was local beef and bacon, and it was honestly one of the best burgers I've...More

Thank sonofragnar
Reviewed 30 August 2012

It's sad, but consistent. I don't get good service here, and I am not going to pay premium prices for it. The staff can look right past you to be nice to someone else. Even at one of their special events, they are not offering...More

2  Thank SoManyBeersSoLittle_
Reviewed 31 July 2012

I stopped in because I had read that it was listed as one of the top 100 beer bars in the U.S. It did not disappoint. They had many foreign selections of which I wasn't that familiar with. I am an IPA afficianado so I...More

Thank Dorian D
Reviewed 27 June 2012

I love historic venues and chilling out with a beer so this place is right up my alley. The concept is very cool and I love that they have the choir loft and outdoor space. We went on a beautiful night so while we checked...More

Thank AndreaK1013
Reviewed 8 May 2012

The opening of the outdoor seating area and the addition of the Dog Fish Head brewery beers make this pub the best spot on Bardstown Road to grab a beer!!

1  Thank tnrthree
Reviewed 8 May 2012

Stopped in after Derby. Very good beer selection though a bit too dedicated to Dogfish Head. Would have been great to see some more local/KY options, but I guess bourbon reigns. Outstanding food. Their take on poutine (fries, gravy, cheese curds) I give 10/10...I am...More

2  Thank TorontoCanuck55
Reviewed 28 March 2012

The beer is delicious, the food is even better, and the staff are friendly. The ambiance is fantastic -who doesn't want to drink in an old church?

1  Thank lilythetiger
Reviewed 8 January 2012

A friendly, little pub featuring a variety of local brews and the opportunity to rub elbows with Holy Grail's many regulars. No televisions or other distractions but still noisy with all of the enthusiastic chatter. Good beer.

Thank Rod L
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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
Lunch, Dinner, 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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