Henley

4.5
783 Reviews
$30 and under
Southern
Rooted in the traditions of regional cooking, Henley celebrates quality products made by American hands. That starts with the hand selected bourbon and Tennessee whiskey barrels that populate our drink program and extends to our rich appreciation for the bounty available in the American South. The atmosphere evolves as you move through the space: bright and breezy on patio, hushed and moody in Snooker. As for the inner sanctum--Henley’s coveted Rabbit Hole--well, you’ll just have to experience that for yourself.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 783 people are saying
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82% of people would recommend it to a friend
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LyndaA
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food5service2ambience4

The food was amazing, the service was beyond terrible. The four of us were all in agreement, and we are not “those kind of people”.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Do NOT skip the mussels. Everything about this place is amazing.

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vipxtinafood
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a birthday cake and a special request for a quiet table, and Henley went out of their way to accommodate us. The service was phenomenal and we felt very taken care of! Food and drinks at Henley are always delicious, too.

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jb123
Memphis/West TN
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Great service. Tasty appetizers and sides. Entrees were ok but not spectacular.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall2food1service2ambience4

Went for a special occasion, horrendously overpriced and awkward. The food was seriously average. The only redeeming quality was the decoration and ambiance. Disappointing.

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great, great food. We had the scallops which were better than I have ever eaten. Friendly and efficient waiter and great food from the salad, rolls and main course.

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StephA
St. Louis
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Benjamin the, lead bartender, is amazing! Best cocktails in Nashville. If you like bourbon, he is your man to see. Highly recommend going to see him at the bar!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Food was a bit dry

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LocalFoodLover
Orlando
6 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience3

Reserved this for Mother's Day. Was our 4th visit to the restaurant and was a surprise how disappointing. Service was poor - had to flag down staff just to get waters, cutlery, coffee - 3 separate times. Food quality has declined. I know many restaurants are short staffed these days - but then don't take reservations if you cannot support them. I won't ever be going back.

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OpenTable Diner
Nashville
2 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a lovely evening at Henley’s. Food and service was wonderful.

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ShanteE
Cincinnati
2 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience4

The appetizers and drinks were amazing, but the entrees were over-hyped by our server and all lacked seasoning. My friend got the brisket (waiter called it the “best thing on the menu”) and could barely finish, another friend got the pork belly and it didn’t seem like there was any salt at all. My fiancé had the hanger steak, which had a good flavor but was an incredibly small portion and the accompaniments were bland. I had the bouillabaisse, the flavor was okay but there was no broth and I didn’t receive the bread that was in the meal description.

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OpenTable Diner
Nashville
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience3

Made a brunch reservation for my wife’s birthday. The request: Upscale restaurant that served biscuits and gravy. We showed up, no host to be found. Had to go find someone. Once seated, our server couldn’t possibly have made it more obvious that she didn’t really want to be there. Ordered a hot tea. They were out of tea. Okay, no big deal. Time to order food. Ordered biscuits and gravy. “We’re out of biscuits and gravy.” It was 10 AM on a Sunday and there was only one other family seated in the restaurant, and you’re “out”? Hardly. After being told they were out of or didn’t have other things we asked for, we finally got food ordered. Food took over 30 mins. Once food arrived, most everything was good. My daughters bowl of yogurt that we were assured was “vanilla” and not plain, ended up being plain. She wouldn’t eat it, but at that point we just wanted out of there. Worst birthday brunch ever, and I feel awful as I’m the one who made the reservation for my wife’s birthday. Won’t be back to this place. And no surprise it was empty.

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FredC
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience4

We were there for breakfast. We sat in their outdoor area which was nice. The service was very slow. I finally had to get up and ask another waiter for the check. The food was below average. The avocado toast was a tiny portion. And was low quality. We ordered cheese grits and they were out of them. The quiche was ok , good crust but it was extremely salty.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charleston
5 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Everything

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OpenTable Diner
Nashville
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great! We were celebrating being fully vaccinated. Can’t wait to come back for brunch

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OpenTable Diner
Tallahassee
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and even better service!

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RachelE
Nashville
1 review
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Cute place! The service was extraordinary, staff was super friendly and accommodating. The food was a little over priced, but good nonetheless. The drinks were very good! I'd go for the drinks alone next time I'm in Nashville.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Worth every penny

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vipmlb1
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall2food1service5ambience5

Nice clean vibe and looks great on line. Unfortunately, my pasta had water in the bowl ( quite a bit)and was super bland. Three of us ordered the pasta and we all needed salt. ( ugh...always bad when you have to ask for salt). There was absolutely no flavor. One friend ordered the chicken and felt sick after dinner that evening... she also used the salt. In all fairness, I am vegan( only one at table) so they had to modify my pasta. Mine was the only pasta with the super watery pasta. Will NOT go back and all five of us had a bland/bad meal. Worst meal I’ve had in Nashville.

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nashvilletrip
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

The host was great who seated us. The waiter was a little awkward, fine but like he didn't want to be there. Scallops were really good. overall it was just ok.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience4

They do not valet park for $3 as mentioned on here. Restaurant is a cool venue. Food is average.

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vipCarolA
Las Vegas
19 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Excellent breakfast. The house made sausage is excellent. Eggs cooked perfectly. Tasty coffee.

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vipDavidA
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything here is great, but the tartar and burger are incredible. They use Dolin vermouth if you like martini's, and the scallops and grits are stellar.

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vipChadD
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is fantastic. The ambience is amazing. The cocktails are fantastic. The food is out of this world. We have been extremely pleased on each visit!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Phenomenal dining experience with Matthew taking care of us at Henley. A few minor details that kept the whole experience from being a 10/10, but a 9.7 well worth the money that we will definitely look to again when we’re back in Nashville.

The Good:
-Cocktails: I had a bourbon-based drink resembling an up Old Fashioned; incredible. Our host was kind enough to suggest a mocktail for a non-drinker in our party and she was very pleased with it (and the inclusive gesture was much appreciated).

-Food: I had the duck with gnocchi. So often duck confit can just be too salty and fatty for me to enjoy it, so I was hesitant. This was perfectly balanced, and the tomatoes provided a nice pop of acid that played beautifully with the sauce and duck.
The sorghum rolls are not to be missed, especially if you’re getting the duck to sop up the sauce and make a little bun/sandwich that’s heavenly. Our whole table raved about their entrees.

Two very minor areas for improvement:
- it took about 13-15 minutes for a server to address our table after we sat down. Not a huge deal, but there was a bit of awkward flagging down, being assured someone would get to us, then watching people walk by the table.
- a few cocktails at the table were watery. My wife ordered a highball that I encouraged her to send back as it had clearly been sitting for some time before it got to her.

We’ll definitely be back. The staff are clearly passionate about the ingredients sourced, and we got a nice explanation of inspiration for the decor and tableware choices. All in, a great experience!

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We visited a 5 Star, Michelin Star restaurant the evening before and Henley was so much better! The food was delicious - try the beef tartare. You will not be disappointed. We will eat there every time we come to Nashville.

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AaronR
Nashville
20 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

A reliable classy local joint.

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vipJannineS
Central Coast
23 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

The restaurant had a very strong fish smell - very bad acoustics
waiter great food was fair

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romanista01
Nashville
3 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

great choice for cocktails and dependable continental food

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vipLookinfortheGood
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Unique Menu! Skirt Steak and Scallops were great! Duck and Dumplings too! Spot on service!

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TylerH
Jackson Hole
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food knowledgeable server. A+ would definitely recommend.

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vipTennis
San Diego
9 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall3food5service5ambience4

Very slow service and kitchen due to lack of staff. Food was great but was cold when served. We had to wait 20 min for our table. They should’ve accepted all the reservations. Very loud. The server was great.

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vipPugPalace
Atlanta
9 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a great spot with delicious cocktails. Highly recommend.

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reynchen
Nashville
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had the duck and dumplings and it was wildly delicious. The aesthetic in this place is so beautiful but still so comfortable. All of the staff we encountered were incredibly friendly and knowledgeable. I will definitely return and highly recommend to anyone looking for a nice evening out.

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CarsonR
Dallas
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Didn’t try too many drinks, which I heard they were known for, but the food was divine. Highly recommend the duck confit.

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vipBeth
Nashville
9 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came for the Bear Creek beef tartare and stayed for the gemelli. Cocktails and wine selections are always on point!

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KevinC
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Nice place near Vanderbilt campus. Scallops and Grits dish was excellent.

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vipGiselleC
Savannah
28 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the brunch!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We had a really nice experience at Henley. Food was very good, service was great, space is really well done. Would go back without question.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was amazing

FAQs

Henley does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Henley also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (615) 340-6378.

Henley is rated 4.5 stars by 783 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.