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The English Room

255 East Illinois Road, The Deer Path Inn, Lake Forest, IL 60045-1953
+1 847-234-2280
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“venison” (2 reviews)
Closes in 6 min
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
255 East Illinois Road, The Deer Path Inn, Lake Forest, IL 60045-1953
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My family and I spend at least a few days a year visiting The Deerpath English Room a year, the staff is outstanding and getting better with time. The food is very selective menu but there is something for everyone on the menu from young...More

Thank stalkinghorse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited this place on two seperate occasions dining for lunch in the Garden room which is an extension of the English Dining room. Our service was quick and very attentive based on a pace we set. The food was extraordinary! The Cobb salad...More

Thank Robert T
DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The English Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for making the Deer Path Inn one of your go-to lunch venues! We are very proud of the Four Diamond service and cuisine offered in all three of our dining outlets, including the Garden Room in the English Room. Please join us again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a place where sophistication meets perfection and taste . Diamond service in every aspect. Beautiful get away in Lake Forest IL . From the lavish interior to the specially trained staff for afternoon hi-tea ,this warm welcoming environment creates amazing atmosphere . My...More

Thank MIROSLAV N
DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The English Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Goodness, thank you for the compliments, and for taking the time to write this lovely review! We love to have your guests with us (and you as well!), and are especially glad to hear that all involved enjoy every aspect of their visits to the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

NEVER again. Service was awful, supervisor was on her phone the whole time, waiter had 2 tables and was overwhelmed. Fish was over cooked. Water? I guess at $36 an entree asking for someone to notice an empty water glass is too much, Every request...More

1  Thank TMaiden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This newly renovated restaurant is now the best restaurant in the Lake Forest and surrounding area. All dishes tried by our group of four were outstanding and beautifully presented. The staff is extremely professional and attentive but at the same time are relaxed, able to...More

1  Thank M C
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Special place to celebrate! The Deerpath Inn is a beautiful spot for any meal. Great food. Beautiful decor. Feels like your on a special vacation.

1  Thank Alice L
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I live in the city and was reluctant to try a restaurant in the suburbs (sorry) but we had an event to attend nearby. I will have to say that this was an excellent find and we will definitely return Our service was impeccable and...More

1  Thank Valeriaann
DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The English Room, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Thank you for this wonderful review of your recent experience at the Deer Path Inn! We love to hear from guests who join us from the city, no matter the occasion. Please do join us again soon, perhaps even for a "stay-cation"! Cheers!

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I couldn't have asked for a Lovelier way to spend a rainy day in Lake Forest. The English Room was bright, warm and inviting. Welcomed by their courteous staff curbside, only to be outdone by their delightful Hostess, Marianne, waiting for us in the English...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The English Room, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your rainy day experience at the Deer Path Inn; we too think it is a lovely place to while away bad weather! Thank you for your lovely comments regarding your dining experience. Please join us again...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Fun atmosphere outside is September as every table has its own fire pit. Food was also delicious. Somewhat expensive but worth it. My daughter loved the blanket on each chair and the staff was very pleasant. For the old English style, the patio felt very...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The English Room, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on your experience. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed the elements of our outdoor seating. We do want to be sure that you've shared this experience with the right location. While we do have an outdoor fireplace and...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017

we ate outside under the stars in the cozy courtyard. there was a chill in the air but they had outdorr heaters that were very effective. our meal and service was outstanding. enrique (hnry) and miguel were some of the best servers/bus people we've ever...More

1  Thank 718steve
DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The English Room, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at the English Room! We are so glad that you were able to enjoy another dinner in our lovely Garden before the chilly weather arrives! Please join us again soon! Cheers!

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Coyite54
31 May 2017|
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Response from DPI-Management | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! Our Afternoon Tea at the Deer Path Inn is $45 for adults (including a glass of the house Champagne), and $25 for children 12 years and under. It is offered Tuesday through Saturday, with seatings... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 East Illinois Road, The Deer Path Inn, Lake Forest, IL 60045-1953
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 847-234-2280
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