The English Inn

4.6
819 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
•Distinguished Restaurants of North America(DiRōNa) award winner
•An award winning wine list
•Authentic English pub on the garden level (Temporarily Closed)
•Alfresco dining on our terrace during the summer months
• Major Credit Cards Accepted
• Reservations recommended
•Winner of Lansing’s Best of the Best Award
•The English Inn is a non-smoking facility
•Private Dining rooms available

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 819 people are sayingWrite a review
Overall ratings and reviews
4.6based on all time ratings
4.6
food
4.7
service
4.8
ambience
4.4
value
Noise · Quiet
96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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EdwinK
Grand Rapids
8 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

AAA service and the best employees in the world .the food is amazing

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vipYpsidiner
Detroit
55 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

The menu is still a bit limited, but the place is beautiful.

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vipBert
Washington DC
81 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

For a special event, or to catch up with old friends in a quiet atmosphere, there is no place better than the English Inn. The service is impeccable, every menu item cooked to perfection, and the ambiance so gracious.

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PC0572
Grand Rapids
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It is always very good food, great service and a nice atmosphere.

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Lynette
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

English Inn never let us down. The food and staff were great.

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OpenTable Diner
Grand Rapids
9 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb food and atmosphere as always. A little disappointed the duck sausage appetizer was not available due to Covid downsizing the menu but they promised it'll be back as we will be.

JP
JenniferP
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

It was a wonderful restaurant for our anniversary, but for family dinning or just a normal night out it was a little pricey and limited selection. Overall the ambience was wonderful wonderful and our service was great.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience start to finish! Lovely staff, delicious food and great dining experience. Will wait to do a “late” valentines dinner every year if this is the kind of experience we get ❤️

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RandyG
Grand Rapids
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We missed the English inn during the shutdown and we were so happy to get a table for valentines night

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Chels
Toronto
15 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The English Inn has turned in to my wife’s and my go to place for fine dining. Has not let us down. Looking forward to our next visit. Food is excellent and service is very professional. Highly recommend.

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Britt
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Charming and delicious. Staff goes above and beyond.

DG
DavidG
Austin
6 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a top-notch dining experience. Impeccable attention to detail in all aspects.

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Evening, Great Food!

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JohnS
Northern MI
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time to the English Inn. It will defiantly, not be our last. From the moment we walked in, we felt welcomed and safe in the current pandemic. Our waiter (can't remember his name) was amazing and always made sure our drinks were full and every course of our meal was served to perfection. I can't wait to go there again!

Kudos to everyone at the English Inn!!!

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SueR
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love to eat at the English Inn! We have been many different times for many different occasions and are never disappointed.

TM
TraceyM
Grand Rapids
4 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Always enjoy our meals at English Inn.

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DDarling
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great first night out with the family in a while. We felt very safe and the service was excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
Grand Rapids
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent. Thank you

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Sparty
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience5

The food was very good, but after reading reviews from others I expected to be wowed and I was not. The atmosphere is outstanding and the noise level is low, making it a great place to have a quiet conversation with your date. We were immediately turned off by the restaurant's extreme COVID protocol and our waiter's inability to use basic common sense when it came to safety. He was literally standing 10 feet away and shouting to us rather than standing by our table and talking at a regular volume. This seemed tacky and inappropriate considering the type of establishment it is. My wife, who works with the public on a daily basis and leads a team of 100+ employees, takes COVID protocol quite seriously and works hard to keep her team and customers safe. However, she was actually angry at the level of COVID safety precautions used at this place. It is a cool place to eat, but not under the current circumstances.

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Melissa
Grand Rapids
3 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great, service was great. We appreciated the COVID-19 protocols in place and could not have asked for a better way to celebrate my birthday.

LJ
LJ57
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All aspects of this experience were wonderful 👏
Our Birthday meal was Great!
Will be back !!!!!!

MM
ManojM
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent dinner and time. Thanks for you the wonderful evening.

CA
CharlesA
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The English Inn is my favorite place for a special dinner. It was so great to be able to get back!!

KB
KarenB
Naples
22 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love to celebrate special moments at the English Inn. We celebrated my husband’s 82nd birthday on Tuesday evening and it was a lovely and delicious celebration! We always feel so welcome. The service is great!

CC
ColleenC
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Quite simply, the English Inn is the best restaurant in the greater Lansing area. It’s really the only five-star restaurant and hotel. The cottage rooms are especially entrancing. And it’s already decorated for Christmas!

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BillP
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was best i ever had! Every chef creation melted in my mouth.

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Chels
Toronto
15 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated our 42 anniversary and it was exceptional. From the wait staff to dinner to dessert an outstanding meal. There was no feeling of rushing us and the ambiance was exceptional. We make this a yearly event and look forward to it v

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vipRickN
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best in Lansing area. Great experience every time.

MB
MarcieB
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I celebrated our 10 year anniversary at The English Inn. The service and food was outstanding. I would highly recommend this place !

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pandorak
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual, a great time, great food and a really nice place!

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TomS
Louisville
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always enjoy celebrating at The English Inn. We had a beautiful evening celebrating my birthday and wedding. anniversary. Thank you for making our evening special.

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BigG
Grand Rapids
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect place to get away from the busy city, food is always top notch!!!!

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Pete
Grand Rapids
5 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

This is one of my favorite fine dining restaurants.

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SrinivasK
Detroit
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A perfect place to celebrate a family event. Very friendly staff, great service and delicious food.

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OpenTable Diner
Grand Rapids
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Wonderful setting, excellent service. Desserts weren’t up to par. Will go again though.

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Wendy
Grand Rapids
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My boyfriend and I came here for Sweetest Day! We really enjoyed our time thank you so much for making her day so special❤️

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DeborahS
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The English Inn goes out of their way to make you feel like you are having an elegant, and safe, dining experience. The waitstaff was great and very attentive. There were so many great choices on the menu! The Baked Brie was a great warm start My husband and I had a hard time deciding our entrees but narrowed it down to 2 choices and shared at the table. Both were amazing and the perfect portion size. I had a couple of their specialty cocktails, trying something new, and they were unique and refreshing!

DB
DouglasB
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We dine here for most of our special occasions and have never been disappointed. Outstanding food and service. Highly recommend them!

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DavideF
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful in every respect! Great way to enjoy our anniversary!

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TaylorDaniels
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food! My husband and I had an excellent time and our server was phenomenal! They also did an amazing job of making sure we felt safe/social distanced. 10 outta 10, would recommend!

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The English Inn is rated 4.6 stars by 819 OpenTable diners.