Dining

Enjoy Delicious & Authentic Louisville Dining in the Heart of Downtown

In the mood to wine and dine with spectacular views? You’re in luck because Galt House® Hotel has you covered with a fantastic selection of Louisville dining options. Louisville's Waterfront Hotel® features seven restaurants and lounges in downtown Louisville for delicious dining and cocktails. Whether you need to entertain clients, want to kick back in a relaxed pub atmosphere or need a late night snack, Galt House Hotel's inviting restaurants are exactly what you’re craving. Our talented culinary team proudly uses organic Kentucky home-grown products year-round.


Thanksgiving in the Archibald Cochran Ballroom, Thursday, November 23. 10AM-3PM, one of the city's best Thanksgiving buffets offers a Breakfast Station, Carving Station, Cold and Hot Buffet fare, Carving Station presenting House Smoked Beef Brisket, House Smoked Turkey, Roasted Tom Turkey and Spiced Sugar Ham, Kids Buffet, Dessert Buffet featuring Apple, Pumpkin & Sweet Potato Pies, Bread Pudding, Cookies, Mini-pastries and Assorted Cakes. $40 Adults, $15 Children ages 4-10, 3 and under eat free. Reservations - 502-568-4241.

Thanksgiving Buffet in RIVUE Restaurant & Lounge, Thursday, November 23, 2017, 10AM-3PM, one of the city's most succulent buffets with a view to dine for.The Thanksgiving buffet offers Cold and Hot stations, a Carving Station presenting Roasted Turkey Breast, Honey Glazed Ham and Herb Crusted Slow Roasted Angust Beef and Desserts, including Pumpkin Pie, Pecan Pie, Cinnamon Apple Cider Panna Cotta and Chestnut Tarts. $54 Adults, $25 Children ages 4-10, 3 and under eat free. Reservations - RIVUE.com or 502-568-4239.

Christmas Eve Buffet in the Archibald Cochran Ballroom, Sunday, December 24, 2017, 2PM - 8PM, enjoy Christmas Eve and let our great Chefs do the cooking. Christmas Eve Buffet presents a tasty holiday fare featuring a Carving Station with a selection of House Smoked Beef Brisket, House Smoked Turkey and Roasted Tom Turkey, Pasta Station, Cold Buffet Fare, Hot Buffet Cuisine and a Dessert Station that you can't pass up offering Apple, Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Pies, Bread Pudding, Cookies, Mini-Pastries and Assorted Cakes. $40 Adults, $15 Children ages 4-10, 3 and under eat free.  Reservations - 502-568-4241.

Christmas Eve Dinner in RIVUE Restaurant & Lounge, December 24, 2017, 2PM - 8:30PM, enjoy Christmas Eve on the 25th Floor of the Galt House Hotel where you can get the best views of the river and the city at Christmas time. First Course selections include lobster bisque, grilled sea scallops, local green salad, fried green tomatoes, tuna tartare, baby kale salad, and duck liver pate. Second Course selections include potato filled agnolotti, spiced ham shank, roasted cornish hen, pan seared sea bass, and rib roast. Dessert to follow. Reservations - RIVUE.com or 502-568-4239.

New Year's Eve Dinner in RIVUE Restaurant & Lounge, December 31, 2017, 5:30PM-last seating at 10:30PM,
greet the New Year in the world's only restaurant with twin revolving floors. First Course selections include shigoku oyster with chives, black truffle aracini with parmesan, and foie gra crostini. Second Course selections include lobster bisque, local green salad, beef carpaccio, grilled langoustine, and duck liver pate. Third Course selections include potato filled agnolotti, roasted cornish hen, pan seared sea bass, diver scallops, and beef rossini. Dessert to follow. Reservations - RIVUE.com or 502-568-4239.

New Year's Day Brunch in the Archibald Cochran Ballroom, Monday, January 1, 2018. 10AM - 2PM, take off the first day of the year and let our great chefs treat you to a mouthwatering New Year's Day Brunch featuring Spiced Sugar Ham, a delectable Breakfast Station with made to order Omelets, Brioche French Toast, Scrambled Eggs, Grits, Bacon and Sausage, Mini Belgian Waffles, Biscuits, Yogurt, Granola and Berries, Cold Buffet and Hot Buffet Stations. $35 Adults, $15 Children ages 4-10, 3 and under eat free.  Reservations - 502-568-4241.

RIVUE Restaurant & Lounge® has it all, looks, style and taste. Voted one of Louisville's best restaurants, this rooftop restaurant features spectacular views of downtown & the waterfront with twin revolving floors. For reservations go to RIVUE.com or call (502) 568-4239.

Holiday Hours
Thanksgiving, 10AM - 3PM
Christmas Eve, 2PM - 8PM
Christmas Day, CLOSED
New Year's Eve, 5:30PM - 11PM
New Year's Day, CLOSED

Café MagnoliaSM is the perfect place to dine casually and enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner while savoring delectable eats.

Holiday Hours
Thanksgiving, 7AM - 8PM
Christmas Eve, 7AM - 8PM
Christmas Day, 7AM - 8PM
New Year's Eve, 6AM - 10PM
New Year's Day, 7AM - 10PM

Thelma's DeliSM  is a 24-hour deli with a tempting assortment of deli sandwiches, salads, pizzas, specialty drinks and more. 

Holiday Hours
Open Daily 24/7 

Al J's at the ConservatorySM is located in the Conservatory and was voted best place to "sit and drink." Grab a bite or beverage at the 30-foot aquarium bar, offering sweeping views of downtown and the waterfront.

Holiday Hours
Thanksgiving, Noon - 10PM
Christmas Eve, Noon - 10PM
Christmas Day, Noon - 10PM
New Year's Eve, 11AM - 1AM
New Year's Day, Noon - Midnight

Jockey Silks Bourbon BarSM is the perfect spot to unwind while choosing from over 150 Kentucky bourbons and assorted whiskeys. The cozy venue was named one of Whisky Magazine's "Best Bourbon Bars in the World." Jockey Silks Bourban Bar is proud to be a stop on the Urban Bourban Trail.

Holiday Hours
CLOSED Sunday, 11/19 - Thanksgiving Day, reopens on Friday, 11/24 with regular hours
CLOSED Sunday, 12/10 - 12/27, reopens on Friday, 12/28 with regular hours
New Year's Eve, 4PM - Midnight
New Year's Day, CLOSED

Down One Bourbon BarSM is located on the corner of Main and 3rd streets, this speakeasy theme includes more than 160 different types of bourbon and a full restaurant with a seasonal and locally-sourced food menu. Down One Bourbon Bar has helped make Louisville one of the "12 Best Cities for Whiskey Lovers." Down One Bourban Bar is proud to be a stop on the Urban Bourbon Trail.

Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse is a New York-style steakhouse specializing in steak, seafood and sushi and featuring a dynamic atmosphere with live entertainment.

Waterside Café is your seasonal poolside* getaway featuring pub grub and tropical drinks.

*Our swimming pool will be open only on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays for the remainder of the season.


In-Room Dining

Want to wine, dine and unwind all at the same time? Galt House Hotel’s in-room dining menu offers private dining at its best! In addition to the delicious entrees, they can deliver selections from the extensive wine list, along with packaged liquors, mixed drinks and beer. Call extension 4235 to place your order.

Breakfast is served from 6:30 am to 11 am
Lunch & Dinner are served from 11 am to Midnight