Castle Farms

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Contemporary American
Celebrate locally sourced ingredients and cuisine inspired by Kentucky at Castle Farm, a farm-to-table restaurant tucked inside the stunning interior of The Kentucky Castle. At Castle Farm you'll enjoy delicious, local sourced ingredients prepared with great culinary expertise, with a focus on health and sustainability in a world class setting.

The health of our guests and staff is of the utmost importance to us. For your safety, The Kentucky Castle has added additional cleaning and safety protocols including, but not limited to, vigilant sanitizing practices, required use of masks by guests and staff, readily available hand sanitizer, and socially distanced dining.

To further protect our guests at this time, Castle Farms can accommodate parties of 8 or less. We apologize for any inconvenience. Menu availability subject to change.
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vipElizabeth
Louisville
141 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience3

It’s a lovely place. Great food and service. Good bartender and our Old Fashions were excellent. Food is A little expensive.
Mostly the dining room needs to be decorated. It’s very plain and needs color and art work or even something that works for a castle. The dining room is bare and stark white. Spaced out but they could at least put place settings on all the tables to warm up the room.

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ChristinaB
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The Castle hype, and the fact that we had never been there before, I was expecting "more".
- The food was the usual you can get anywhere except no French toast.
- We were seated in a very small room since we were not overnight guests.?
- Nothing special about anything other than its in the castle.
- The outside of the castle is really all there is to see and do.
- The gift shop is tiny and has nothing about the history of the castle, how it came to be what it is today, literally nothing. Not even a castle key chain. But there are alot of stuffed unicorn toys.
- Skip the "tour". Again, there is literally nothing to see that you don't see from Nicholasville Road or can see yourself.
- The rooms are tiny. Typical hotel room. Nothing "castle" about it.
- Definitely not a Biltmore or Spindle Top experience.

Overall, I am glad I went, mainly so "now I know".

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Warden
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food5service3ambience3

I was expecting the inside to feel like I was in a castle, not a farm house with makeup on. The music did not fit the price of the food. The music was upbeat and loud. The chairs were uncomfortable and didn't make me think I was at a castle at all. My waitress must have been new, she kept forgetting things, ie refills, appetizer plates, spoons for our dessert. The food was fantastic, but overpriced when it came to the appearance and atmosphere of the inside of the castle. Over all the food was what I was expecting and all the rest fell short.

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MutyaBass
Louisville
6 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

I love the salmon that I ordered! But I don’t like the chocolate brown room where we are seated. It was so dark.

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vipKXXT
Charlotte
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Not what we expected at all. Overall experience was a let down. From the ambiance to the service staff to the facility. Not represented as marketed.

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JillF
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were there for brunch. We both had the burger with goat cheese. It was amazing.
Service was awesome. Would definitely eat here again.

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ScottM
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2food2service4ambience3

Great spot for photos but the food was overpriced and the dining area was very plain.

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KeriP
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They were very accommodating. Food quality and quantity was great. Mimosas were refreshing. Atmosphere was amazing!

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Cigi8
Houston
11 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

An experience to add to your visit to Kentucky Bourbon Country, sans alcohol. Nice and relaxing to visit the grounds of the castle and enjoy a good meal.

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KristinaH
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Beautiful scenery for our 12th Anniversary. We loved the food as well as the top notch service. We will certainly be back. Highly recommend

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RobinA
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

It was a beautiful evening/night a perfect way to celebrate our 16th wedding anniversary!

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MaryG
Orlando
3 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Beautiful restaurant, one of a kind. Food was good but did not have any wow factor, menu was limited.

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RDahnon
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Spaced out from each table. Loved the food and great price for being able to tour as well after eating!

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DorothyR
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed the whole experience and the staff was very helpful and pleasant.

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viptammywayne
Louisville
14 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience2

need to dress up plates with some greenery or fruit/flowers --- just bring you plate that is very plain tables needed some fall decorations or flowers too----

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Anita
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed Brunch at the Castle while visiting Versailles. The Belgian waffle was delicious, as was the bacon!! Great service in a beautiful setting!

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KathyN
Seattle
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We enjoyed our food! .............................

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DoubleD
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an amazing brunch and visit at the Castle. Great food, drinks and tour.

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OutofStateTravelers
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2020
Overall3food5service3ambience5

The food was WONDERFUL!! The only thing that could have been better was the service. We had reservations and checked in about 5 minutes early. We were told they were running a little behind and shown to a nice outdoor seating area. We enjoyed a drink while we waited......and waited.....and waited... Finally we went back inside to inquire about ow much longer the wait would be and seemed to shock the hostess. I believe she had forgotten about us. She quickly sat us at the bar which was not exactly what we were hoping for simply because we were celebrating a birthday. The waiter came around with some water and then we didn't see him again for a long while. In fact we had to get up and track him down after couples that were seated 20-30 after us were already dining and we had yet to order. we never received any bread and the vegetable was missing from one of our dinners.
The food was very good but the service really put a damper on the overall evening.

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OpenTable Diner
Nashville
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was amazing!!!!!

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Cody
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

We had a wonderful time eating at castle farms during our stay at the castle. Hunter was a great server, and Jordan was a great bartender. They were very knowledgeable about Lexington as well.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The food was delicious. The castle was lovely. Our waiter, Caleb, was knowledgeable, friendly, punctual, and polite. Great service overall.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful setting and delicious food

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MarkH
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was awesome. Service was friendly and swift.

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JerryC
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Pork Chop was the best piece of meat I've eaten in 2020. Our server, Caleb was fun, very courteous and highly knowledgeable.

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LisaS
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We drove by on our way into Lexington and had to look up what it was. Decided to make a reservation for dinner during our stay in the area. We arrived about 10 min. Before our reservation and were asked to wait in our car by the parking lot attendant until our reservation time which I thought was odd and rude since the grounds are so beautiful and spacious. It would have been more pleasant to sit in the courtyard and wait. Our server Caleb was attentive and friendly. The food was delicious but the soup was on the cool side. Entree Portions were small and the menu is ala carte. There were 2 or 3 private events going on while we were there so it was somewhat noisy and bustling. We were pleasantly surprised by our bill in light of the fact that I picked the most expensive entree, had a bottle of wine to share, dessert and hot beverages. Not bad for a gourmet, farm to table meal served in a very elegant atmosphere.

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AngelaE
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a very delightful place and very well organized. The people were most helpful and everything is just lovely. The food in the restaurant was great. It was a very memorable experience.

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VickieW
Louisville
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious, service was top notch, and the castle was beautiful. We will absolutely be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Louisville
2 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great lunch. Excellent food, great service. Want to return for dinner soon.

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Curt
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was the highlight of our trip great experience everyone at the farm were so nice and pleasant.

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vipbdwaymom
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Lovely grounds and meal. Our server was informative and helpful.

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ThomasL
Orlando
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience1

Food was warm but not hot . Waiter told stories of getting drunk on bourbon. Even said the word “puke”. Took way too long getting the extras like sweetener for coffee, refills for coffee, etc. Our first visit to Castle Farms wasn’t one we want to remember ....

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holly
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our experience couldn’t have been better! Our food was absolutely fantastic and our service was great... and who doesn’t want to dine in a castle?!? Highly recommend!

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misialex
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I scheduled this as a birthday surprise for my daughter’s 21st birthday. She and her college roommates had breakfast. They all said the food was delicious the atmosphere was very nice and the grounds were beautiful.

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MatthewM
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great place to visit at least once or more! The service, food, and our stay was perfect.

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SusanH
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first visit and we found the food to be delicious. The staff was wonderful and polite. They seemed to genuinely go out of their way to make sure our visit was all it could be. We’re already planning to dine there again!

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flynnrider
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The entire experience was enjoyable and the food was excellent. Would highly recommend

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NadiaM
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just all in all wonderful experience! Highly recommended, waiter was terrific go Aydin

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TomY
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food was excellent. Did take issue with the waiter commenting on what I ate. It was delicious, I didn’t like him jokingly implying I ate too much and/or too fast.

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MichaelJ
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall3food2service2ambience3

Eggs had a hair on them when the waitress brought them out. Showed it to her she took it back and brought plate back. Thought I should have at least given at least a discount but only got a sorry. Won't be eating there again.

Castle Farms
Responded on October 4, 2020

Thank you so much for coming in to dine with us. I apologize that this experience was disappointing to you. It is possible that the server did not clarify that the second plate was all new breakfast items as is our standard. We felt that since we were able to replace your meal so quickly that further action was not needed, but this clearly wasn't the case. If you would like to discuss this further, you can call me, Jess, the restaurant manager, directly at (859) 256-0322 extension 2012.

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Castle Farms is rated 4.7 stars by 965 OpenTable diners.

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