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Holly Hill Inn

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426 N Winter St, Midway, KY 40347-1118
+1 859-846-4732
09:00 - 20:30
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 20:30
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 20:30
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Frankfort, Kentucky
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have celebrated Valentines Day here for the last 2 years and thoroughly enjoyed both visits. We enjoyed the 7 course Aphrodisiacs Menu each visit. The atmosphere is perfect, the service efficient but unobtrusive and the food is simply wonderful. Inventive and perfectly cooked. I suspect we will be returning to celebrate the holiday many times in... More 

Thank thefamilyguy2015
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious fine dining experience. This place stands apart because it is approachable and not pretentious. The staff are relaxed and helpful and the building is beautiful. Some of the best food I've had, and an extensive drinks menu. If you are out on the Bourbon Trail or exploring horse farms, don't miss this gem.

Thank Ryan M
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I celebrated our birthday's at Holly Hill Inn's Brunch. Three-course menu is $25, with soup or salad, entree and dessert. And it was one of the best meals I have had at any restaurant. The service was excellent! (Thanks Krista) I ordered the Sea Scallops and my friend had Roasted Quail, both were excellent. My friend described... More 

Thank Sherry M
Richmond, Kentucky
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first experience at Holly Hill was great. My husband took me there for Holly Hill's Sweetheart Brunch. We had the savory biscuits with apple butter and country ham for an appetizer. They were excellent. I had the top sirloin steak with olive oil braised potatoes and asparagus. The steak was cook to perfection, very tender and flavorful. The asparagus... More 

Thank kyred100
Lexington, Kentucky
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food..We went on a Saturday for Brunch..enjoyed ourselves immensely and the food is scrumptious

Cranford, New Jersey
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180 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is an old house in a rural area. They have tables on the outside porch which is probably delightful during the summer (we were there during January). The signature cocktails were balanced and tasty. The menu is limited but everything was delicious. The only criticism is that the hot water for tea wasn't very hot.

Thank Alan304
Simpsonville, Kentucky
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I reserved a table for friends and I for dinner after a busy bourbon/wine trail day. It was a perfect end to a great day! The food and service surpass excellent. The wine list is excellent and so is dessert! We cannot wait to try the brunch!

Thank Sherri M
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We were driving in the area enjoying beautiful scenery and decided to try this. NOTE: they don't serve until 11am, at least on Sundays in November. We were able to find someone and made a reservation for 11. My husband enjoyed the pork and I had traditional breakfast. It was a treat to have dessert at breakfast but the chocolate... More 

Thank RetrOkie
Louisville, Kentucky
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Holly Hill is a destination culinary experience. It's not just the great good food flagship restaurant of James Beard chef Ouita Michel, the historic house in Midway KY with its charming rooms and inviting front porch itself lures you there. The food is southern with a contemporary twist. Farm to table is a mantra for Ouita. Fresh herbs and vegetables... More 

Thank ludie2016
San Antonio, Texas
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427 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

On a lovely fall Saturday afternoon we had a late lunch at Holly Hill Inn. Was Chef Ouita Michel in the kitchen? I don’t know. We were seated in one of several dining rooms in what was clearly once a private home, so the room wasn’t very big, with five or six tables. The brunch menu was a three-course fixed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, International, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 426 N Winter St, Midway, KY 40347-1118
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Midway
  • Phone Number: +1 859-846-4732
Fresh, seasonal ingredients from local farmers are at the heart of Chef Ouita Michel's menus at Holly Hill Inn, a fine-dining restaurant in America's Bluegrass horse country and near the Bourbon Trail.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?