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English Grill

335 W Broadway, The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY 40202
+1 502-583-1234
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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335 W Broadway, The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY 40202
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

We have been going to the Derby for ten years now and Friday night is always at Jeff ruby's and Saturday night dinner is at our hotel. we have always tried different venues for dinner on Thursday night before the Oaks. I think we have...More

Thank Louis D
Reviewed 17 May 2016

While staying in The Brown Hotel, we thought it would be simpler to have dinner our first night in the English Grill. It is an eloquent setting surrounded by beautiful paintings of race horses. We found the menu uncluttered and offered a good range of...More

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Top tier waiters, top tier table service setup. This is a dining pleasure, I felt a bit like aristocracy. And this is the home of the Hot Brown. Start with green onion soup and finish with Chocolate Striptease. They know how to cook and how...More

Thank Motorcyclebuds
Reviewed 12 May 2016

You step back in time when you enter this restaurant situated in the gorgeous Brown Hotel. It's a smaller intimate restaurant with first rate service and excellent food. Our waiter was so helpful and attentive. I had the Hot Brown, which originated at this restaurant....More

Thank Mic1953
Brad W, General Manager at English Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2016

Dear Mic1953, Delighted to read your nice review. Thank you for all the nice thoughts on our Chef's work. Please let me know next time you visit and I will make your reservation and ensure the salad is the finest you have ever had. Hope...More

Reviewed 8 May 2016

It was Derby Saturday night with a group of ten for an 8:30 reservation. Menu was pre-set. I thought all the courses were good by not great. Felt like I was at a nice wedding reception. Food was mostly luke warm (I like my food...More

2  Thank AASeattleFlyer
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

I had heard so much about it, so, I had to try one! The Hot Brown did not disappoint! The English Grill is a great, very upscale restaurant. Started off with one of the best table side prepared Caesar salads I've ever had. Then comes...More

Thank John T
Brad W, General Manager at English Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2016

Dear John T, Many thanks for your wonderful comments on our English Grill and our famous Hot Brown, which was invented at the Hotel in the 1920's and still brings guests from miles away for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It does indeed carry a few...More

Reviewed 25 April 2016

First, you are treated to the beautiful lobby of The Brown Hotel and then the dining room is almost as lovely. It was elegant without being intimidating. A nice wine list, interesting and unusual side dishes, good wait staff, delicious food. If looking for a...More

Thank Erann
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I had the opportunity to come into town and visit family unexpectedly one night this weekend and booked dinner reservations for 5 people on OpenTable. There were only a few times remaining and I was very excited to have the chance to go back to...More

Thank cbwalker11
Reviewed 10 April 2016

I was fairly disappointed in our visit to the Grill in the Brown Hotel. We came here reading several positive reviews on the famous Hot Brown. The service was excellent and Herald particularly was very professional and pleasant while keeping us laughing as he attended...More

1  Thank TheRubyKitchen
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I had to have the Hot Brown in the Brown Hotel. Big mistake. Made reservation for weekday evening but needn’t have as the place was nearly empty. Service was very slow - it was over an HOUR after arrival that we were served our meals....More

1  Thank Lola2104
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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, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
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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