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Brown Hotel Lobby Bar

355 W Broadway, Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202-2105
+1 502-583-1234
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mornay sauce” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
355 W Broadway, Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202-2105
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

After attending a show at the Brown Theatre, we stopped for a quick drink at the lobby bar. It was a beautiful lobby. The drinks and appetizers/bar bites were quite good! The server was so friendly and service was impeccable. Best part of all was...More

Thank pattyr339
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Fantastic atmosphere and the service was prompt and friendly!! The bar area is absolutely beautiful and the actual bar is carved from old walnut wood and is a eye treasure in itself!!

Thank Anne Dedman W
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We got in late and decided to grab a hot brown and drink. The service was amazing, food was good, and the music was relaxing. The vibe was what you wanted from a historic hotel. Highly recommend it.

Thank Violet4125
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Very nice, quite, polite service. We stayed over night and had an over-all great stay. I would highly recommend it for any couple.

1  Thank markdH3497GB
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Located in the historic Brown Hotel's lobby this spot is where the famous "Hot Brown" was invented. Don't know what it is? Well explained simply it's kind of an open face sandwich with roast turkey,smothered in a cheesy mornay sauce with tomato and topped with...More

1  Thank ARodriguezP
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Great food. Quiet so you can actually have a conversation. Really good service. Really nice place. Waitress was really good. Quick. Efficient.

Thank rebeccak44
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent. Drinks and appetizers delicious. Food in English Grill superb. 30 years of excellence. Have enjoyed couples dinners. Business early dinners accommodate larger parties. Wonderful service. Very attentive waiters.

Thank Diane T
Reviewed 8 November 2017

As a lover of food, I went here solely to try the "hot brown" where it originated. Made the acquaintance of other visitors who were staying in the hotel at the lobby bar. Very friendly staff and guests. The hot brown did not disappoint. Very...More

Thank derekdc
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Spent two evenings with my husband last weekend at the hotel, and had a drink before dinner each night in the lobby. Nice atmosphere, friendly service and good piano player. Great signature old fashioned. Sitting in the lobby reminds you of how it must have...More

Thank Renee P
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed two evening meals in the Lobby Bar . Excellent service and delicious food and drinks. Great people watching !

Thank Imi10
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8 November 2017|
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Response from bikerwest | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is casual. Have fun and enjoy an old fashioned or any other fine bourbon drink of your choosing. Cheers
9 March 2017|
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Response from Brad W | Property representative |
Good morning: Thank you for your interest in visiting us at the Brown! You are correct, we do not take reservations at the Brown Lobby Bar; it is walk-in seating. Our English Grill does take reservations, but Derby evening... More
Peggy H
9 September 2016|
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Response from Brad W | Property representative |
Hello Peggy H., Thank you for contacting The Brown Hotel on Trip Advisor! We have a parking garage that is attached to the hotel with a pedway. Self-parking is $20 (plus tax) per night and valet parking is $24 (plus tax... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
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15:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 W Broadway, Located in Louisville's Central Business District., Louisville, KY 40202-2105
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville
  • Phone Number: +1 502-583-1234
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