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The Holy Grale

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
1034 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY 40204-1318
+1 502-459-9939
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“pretzel bread” (11 reviews)
“burger” (41 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 12 January 2017

Paid $15 for a burger with no sides...burger was ok...a bit salty, and nothing to write home about. Paid $6.50 for a beer that didn't taste very good. None of their beers cost less than $6. Went upstairs because the noise was so bad downstairs....More

Thank Reviewer17171717
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Perfect burger what I've eaten in LVL. Pretzel bread is very special and different. You can drink various draft with it

Thank Jinkyu K
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Actually, I don't like drinking, so I ordered soda. But it's foods and atmosphere is vary good.

Thank Kyoung-june Y
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This place is not resting on the historic-church-gone-restaurant-bar thing. Quiet atmosphere when we went so a great place for drinks and conversation. The burger was pretty darn good, as was the cheese plate, and the range of beers left little to be desired, particularly if...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2016

We had dinner at Jack Fry's then walked right over to this unique little bar. I didn't have any food, and they DONT have any Vodka, JUST BEER. I had the Framboise and took a look around. The bar is in an old chapel, complete...More

Thank partygaltravels
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We had a few great beers in the Holy Grale -- recommended to us by our waiter at Jack Fry's across the street. The selection is not the biggest in town, but it may be the best curated. The atmosphere is crowded but cozy. The...More

Thank Keithcu
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Located in a charming church, this bar is better than the rest. Our superb bartender helped us and many others choose from the large craft beer list, never steering us wrong. Our charcuterie plate was stellar, and the fries and pretzel bread were perfect salty...More

Thank jloug
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We had been looking forward to going here since we started planning our trip to Louisville. It was so crowded people were bumping into our table, it was hard to order from the bar, and the noise was unbelievable. It was a little chilly outside...More

Thank SupportLocal365
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This place was pretty cool and out of the ordinary. So many beers to choose from. The menu for food is very small. The only reason for 3 stars was due to my dinner. I ordered the smoked pumpkin dumplings. First off the amount of...More

Thank Sabes74
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Great place. Awesome beer. Simple food menu, but great tasting food. Very nice laid back place for beer lovers. Please don't go there if you want any other alcohol as they only serve beers!

Thank Deep A
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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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