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English Grill

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335 W Broadway, The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY 40202 (Fourth Street)
+1 502-583-1234
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17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 18:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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416 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Made a reservation here before going to a Concert at The Palace Theater... The Hotel lobby and restaurant are a page out of the beautiful past... The restaurant is quiet making for excellent conversation but the food and service were just "good"... Nothing the would want me to return again...

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Plainfield, Indiana
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a very upscale restaurant but it's so worth the money. The food and service are top notch. Wonderful atmosphere

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Thank Quakers72
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123 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here when we were staying at the hotel and were pleasantly surprised. Service was very pleasant, everyone working the front stopped by the say hello and see how things were going. I had the vegetarian entree (a pasta dish) which was excellent and my husband had the steak which was also excellent. However, the most welcomed aspect of... More 

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Zionsville, Indiana, United States
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant was lovely and the staff was excessively friendly and enjoyable to talk with. Ron, our server, had a great knowledge of the menu and was very personable. He described the sweet potato soup so well that we had to try it. We thought that it was very tasty, however we weren't quite prepared for the cayenne pepper that... More 

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Thank chris c
Brad W, General Manager at English Grill, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Pleased to read your nice thoughts on our “friendly and enjoyable staff.” We look forward to having you back with us. We have a variety of items on the menu, but if you wish, our Chef will come out to meet and whip one up to your liking. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President & General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More 

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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took my wonderful wife and youngest son there for our Valentine dinner the day before Valentine's. What a great dinner and a fantastic bottle of Patz Pinot Noir. I had the rack of lamb and it was right there.with the best ever. My wife had the shrimp special and it was excellent, my son had the Filet and his... More 

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Thank Bill H
Brad W, General Manager at English Grill, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Delighted to read "best ever" and know that you enjoyed your special dinner with us. Please let me know when you are next planning a special evening and I'll reserve a nice table. Regards, Brad Walker, Vice President and General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ate in an area across from the Grill by the front door - that door bangs loudly when shut. Valentine's Day dinner event was good, especially the filet - delicious and nicely presented. The waitress wasn't quite up to a 5-star restaurant rating. Spills, crumbs not cleaned off table, drinks not refreshed as often as should be, etc. The... More 

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Thank kkaymorgan
Brad W, General Manager at English Grill, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write. I appreciate your constructive notes. Please let me know when you are next planning a special evening. I'll reserve a nice table for you and ensure we meet all your expectations. I guarantee we will provide a special night. Hope to have you back with us again. Regards, Brad Walker,... More 

Michigan
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151 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

The ambiance of this historic dining area of the Brown Hotel is lovely and not to be missed if in Louisville. The menu had changed two weeks before we were there, so the online menu was close but the format of how they serve sides,etc. had changed, as I was told by Troy the dining room manager who seemed to... More 

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Brad W, General Manager at English Grill, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for all your nice comments. Appreciate your thoughts on the ambiance of our English Grill and the great food coming out of the kitchen. Pleased to know you enjoyed our famous Hot Brown. We look forward to having you back with us. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President and General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Superb service! Excellent menu with fine cuisine! The Hot Brown (created here) was just to die for! Get a room by the open French doors in the evening and listen to the music waft in from the pianist in the bar. In fact, have a drink there first. It is one of the most beautiful bars in the South!

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Thank Cindy D
Brad W, General Manager at English Grill, responded to this review

Dear Cindy, Thrilled to read your comments of "World Class restaurant" and "one of the most beautiful bars." It certainly is a great way to spend an evening, to start in our lobby lounge with a fine KY Bourbon while listening to the pianist, and then heading to the Grill. Please let me know when your plans next bring you... More 

Erie, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Great older style dining in a casually elegant décor. Fabulous food and nice service. We would go again, it was special.

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Thank elillyky9
Brad W, General Manager at English Grill, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your nice thoughts…the staff enjoyed reading your “it was special” comment. Hope to have you back with us again soon. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President and General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com More 

midwest nomad
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

A fine wine list complements the traditional fine dining options. Don't miss the famous "hot brown". The staff is very friendly and gracious.

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Thank soltailor
Brad W, General Manager at English Grill, responded to this review

Dear soltailor, Always love to hear our English Grill noted as a “treasure.” It is a great description for the restaurant. Thank you for mentioning our famous Hot Brown, a great way to cap off a great day. Hope to have you back with us again soon when your nomad ways bring you to Louisville. Let me know and I’ll... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 W Broadway, The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY 40202
    (Fourth Street)
  • Public Transportation: We have the Downtown Louisville Trolley that loops every 15 minutes. There is TARC public busing system.
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 502-583-1234

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