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Holly Hill Inn

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426 N Winter St, Midway, KY 40347-1118
+1 859-846-4732
07:00 - 20:30
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had dinner there last night with our friends from NYC. They had read about it in the Times and said it was known for the lamb and wagyu steak. The Inn is an old home with beautiful greenery everywhere. We traveled about 15 minutes from the downtown Lexington hotels. Big tree in the front was draped in lights, which we... More 

Thank Shawn E
Frankfort, Kentucky
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Holly Hill never disappoints! Located in a historic home in Midway it has a very relaxing atmosphere. Service is always good and food impeccable

Thank Kimtuttle
Pearland, Texas
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93 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This 150+ years old home is now a restaurant owned by a very well respected Kentucky chef. Drinks on the front porch on a beautiful evening, followed by wonderful dinner, dessert, and after dinner drink (they have a full bar, but most importantly a huge bourbon selection). I started with the shrimp bisque (rich and creamy, quite good), followed by... More 

Thank Mike R
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I have been a little critical of this restaurant in the past. I still say that the value is a little lacking in terms of cost versus what you get, but overall MUCH better than my original comments. The service level has improved GREATLY over the last couple of years. It seems that either the Executive Chef has become more... More 

Thank 4ukwildcat
Frankfort, Kentucky
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

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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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 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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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

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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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

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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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 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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190 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 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

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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, 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?