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English Grill

335 W Broadway, The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY 40202
+1 502-583-1234
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“filet” (15 reviews)
“dover sole” (3 reviews)
“slab bacon” (3 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
335 W Broadway, The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY 40202
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Reviews (236)
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11 - 20 of 236 reviews

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Booked reservations here since we were attending a concert at the adjacent Brown Theater. They assured us that they would get us out in time for the show. We had three different waiters in our almost two hours there. Service was extremely slow even after...More

Thank Joe F
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Our main goal in coming to the Brown Hotel was to have the famous Hot Brown at the place it was invented. We were not disappointed! The best we have ever had. Great derby pie also. The waitstaff were very friendly and attentive. A memorable...More

Thank dhlevin
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We had a stunning filet accompanied by and Ali Smash cocktail. It would be very difficult to ever exceed this dining experience.

Thank mary c
Brad W, General Manager at English Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Dear Guest, Always great to read “dining at its best.” Thank you for taking the time to write. Hope to have you back with us again soon. Regards, Brad Walker Vice President & General Manager bwalker@brownhotel.com

Reviewed 19 March 2017

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...More

Thank DocHarrisHHI
Reviewed 18 March 2017

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

Thank Quakers72
Reviewed 11 March 2017

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...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 23 February 2017

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...More

Thank chris c
Brad W, General Manager at English Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

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...More

Reviewed 20 February 2017 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...More

Thank Bill H
Brad W, General Manager at English Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

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

Reviewed 17 February 2017

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,...More

Thank kkaymorgan
Brad W, General Manager at English Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

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...More

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....More

1  Thank Michigancritter
Brad W, General Manager at English Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2017

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...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What is the dress code? Jeans and a nice shirt ok for men?
22 February 2017|
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Response from Dawn C | Reviewed this property |
yes, probably so. I think my husband wore casual pants not jeans
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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