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About The Village Anchor

Expect the unexpected | A village-focused European “roost” where a lively Parisian Bistro greets the more traditional English Pub. Feels like home, yet with an art gallery on the ceiling. A must-do in LOU.
“This unique and ornate eatery marries southern comfort flavors to decor quirks nodding to a lively historic ship experience.” - via OpenTable editorial, 2017
-Myra's Fried Chicken
-Kevin's Meatloaf Burger
-Charity Host Nights (10% of attendees meals goes to select local charity), "Celebrity Host Night", every Sunday and Monday.
-Red Velvet Pancakes
-Mom's Banana Pudding
-Sweet Potato Fries with Bourbon Marshmallow dipping sauce
-$10-Buck-Tuesdays

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11507 Park Road
Louisville, KY 40223
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Southern, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday- Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm; Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm (bar 10:00 pm); Friday - Saturday: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm (bar 12:00 am)

Cross Street:
Bellewood & Evergreen

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(502) 708-1850

Website:
http://www.villageanchor.com/

Catering:
We cater office events with our catering arm, "PICNIC". If a memorable presentation is important to you, we're the right catering experts for you! Email: guestrelations@BelleNoble.com

Parking Details:
There are 5 parking lots in the surrounding area.

Executive Chef:
Henry Wesley

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
$10-Buck-Tuesday ($10 entree w/house red or white wine or Falls City draft from 5-9 p.m. in The Sea Hag)
Half-Price-Wine Wednesday (1/2 price wine by the bottle and complimentary tastings from 5-9 p.m. at both The Village Anchor and The Sea Hag with entree purchase)
Captain's Hour (Thur-Sat from 5 p.m. - close, enjoy beer/wine/cocktail features & bar bites)
$1 mimosas during the Village Brunch in The Sea Hag on weekends from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

We will be open on Christmas Eve. Make your reservations now to join us!

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

We are closed on Christmas Day. Reserve your tables now to join us on Christmas Eve and/or New Year's Eve!

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Don't wait to plan to your magical evening to celebrate the end of 2017 and a brand new year! Make your last meal of the year a memorable one with The Village Anchor. Reserve your table now!

The Village Anchor Ratings and Reviews

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4
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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (45)
Neighborhood Gem (39)
Special Occasion (37)
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Great for Outdoor Dining (37)
Good for Anniversaries (32)
Comfort Food (30)
Good for Birthdays (29)
Romantic (29)
Worth the Drive (29)
Creative Cuisine (27)
Business Meals (26)
Cozy (26)
Fit for Foodies (24)
Casual (24)
Great for Lunch (23)
Sunday Lunch (22)
Great for Brunch (21)
Good for Groups (21)
Authentic (20)
Handcrafted Cocktails (20)
Fun (18)
Notable Wine List (16)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Local Ingredients (12)
Scenic View (10)
Bar Seating (8)
Hot Spot (8)
Happy Hour (8)
Tasting Menu (7)
Late-night Find (6)
People Watching (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Seasonal (6)
Healthy (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Organic (2)
Tapas (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great Beer (1)
Live Music (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Spicy (1)
Vegan (1)
Live Sports (1)
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vip
 (Louisville)·Dined 4 days ago

Not a very good experience. First the sat us in an area with plastic sheeting for windows and a heater blower that exceeded any OSHA decibel level. I asked to be moved and they took us downstairs to a second bar area. The music was playing so loud conversation again almost impossible. So being upset about the noise (music) the food and service became a second thought. This was my second attempt to enjoy a meal at this place with no luck. There won't be a third time. Too many solid places to Louisville to enjoy a meal.

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 (Louisville)·Dined 6 days ago

Excellent short ribs in Dr Pepper marinade. Our server Allan was very pleasant and responsive

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Louisville)·Dined 6 days ago

Village Anchor is very consistent and a delicious meal. Fantastic atmosphere

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·Dined on December 7, 2017

The Village Anchor is definitely a top 5 recommendation I would give to out of towners asking for suggestions for those who love one of a kind eateries or even Louisvillians who don't know about this gem!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Afternoon Coffee, Seasonal, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Business Meals, Cozy, Casual, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 6, 2017

Love this place. Although they struggle keeping the patio a consistent tempature in the winter

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on December 6, 2017

Always excellent service, being greeted at the door by friendly staff, attentive and knowledgeable servers, wonderful food and choices, and generally feeling welcomed by the management team as they walk around meeting their customers.

Tags: Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Vegan, Seasonal, Great for Brunch, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Casual, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Tapas, Romantic, Good Vegetarian Options, Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Sunday Lunch, People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date
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 (Louisville)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Great food and service. Wine and atmosphere also wonderful. Highly recommend

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vip
 (Louisville)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We enjoyed our dinner very much. The bartender was very friendly and helpful. Our waitress was also great.
All 6 of ya enjoyed our meals immensely.
We love the restaurant and the atmosphere.
We are happy that a portion of our meal will go toward cancer research. That was a plus

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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Delicious food and excellent service, children, teenagers and grandparents all enjoyed!

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly, Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Louisville)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Great food, great atmosphere. Thank you for a great night!

Tags: Late-night Find, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch, Hot Spot, Handcrafted Cocktails, Spicy, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (Louisville)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We enjoyed a pre-Thanksgiving meal that was just a fabulous experience. Drinks, appetizers, salads, entrees and desserts were all great. Our waitress did a wonderful job with our group. No surprises and we even got in early. Thanks Village Anchor!!

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 20, 2017

Great food and service

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 (Louisville)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Friendly atmosphere and server. Fried chicken w/mashed was outstanding. Foodie guests from Cincinnati always want to go back to this restaurant.

Tags: Comfort Food
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vip
 (Louisville)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Angelia was amazing!, so was the atmosphere, food & dessert s!

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 (Louisville)·Dined on November 19, 2017

We were a group of ladies celebrating a birthday. Our server, John, made wonderful food recommendations and gave our birthday girl very special treatment! All of our varied choices were delicious! We sat close to a roaring fire and it was quiet enough to hear our conversations. I'd highly recommend this restaurant to other friends!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Louisville)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Good place to hang out with friends and have cocktails and dinner

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Sadly, the food was not of the usual high caliber. The sweet potato fries arrived lukewarm. My colleagues shrimp and grits was good but not it's usual very good/special. My salmon was fine but again, not hot. Fabulous atmosphere and service. It was a special business occasion and the food just didn't measure up this time. Very disappointing.

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on November 13, 2017

We were welcomed by a cordial staff and seated in a cozy and relaxed heated patio. The menu is varied with traditional and unique comfort foods. Our meal was delicious with appropriate portion sizes. We will look forward to returning again.

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Loved everything about it except for the noise level. A bit too loud for easy conversation

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on November 9, 2017

The sweet potato fries were an amazing appetizer. I had the fish tacos with coleslaw, which were also really good. Save room for their warm banana pudding too!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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 (Louisville)·Dined on November 5, 2017

After a time change and an addition of 5 people to our reservation and arriving late due to road /bridge closures....we had an amazing first visit to Village Anchor. Emily was a very cordial and welcoming server. She quickly welcomed the late arrivers to our table. recommended a few beverage and meal options. Her suggestions were spot on......
We will return..it wss fabulous...I cleaned myplate!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Organic, Kid-friendly, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Louisville)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Another great dining experience at Village Anchor. They hire the best people that give great service! The covered lanai was very crowded so we chose to eat outside since it was warm November afternoon, nice they still had outdoor seating as an option. Salmon my favorite but sometimes sneak in a BLT&A which is best ever had anywhere!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (Louisville)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Cozy and comfortable dining. Excellent service. Something for every taste on the menu. Never disappoints.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 1, 2017

Anniversary dinner with frinds. It was a very nice dinner. The hotter brown is very good the drinks were great. My wife and I love the place .

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

This place was amazing! Great date night! We had the perfect table....the fire was crackling & created the perfect ambiance. The French onion soup was delicious & Kevin’s meatloaf sandwich did NOT disappoint. Can’t wait to go back.

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

We were there for a celebrity host fundraising event and attended from open to close. We were helped by the bartender John whom was absolutely fabulous. He was in tune with all of our needs and made sure we were always taken care of. He made our whole experience such a pleasure. The music was great, from older genres and set the tone of the place to a very relaxing, some could say romantic, place. The food was superb and tasted like a slice of heaven. We had the fried chicken and we also had the pretzel with beer cheese. The presentation of the food was wonderful and made it very inviting to take a bite. Also, the drink list of handcrafted cocktails, wines, and beer was excellent as well. I have already referred friends and family to give this restaurant their business and we can't wait to come back!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Late-night Find, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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 (Louisville)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Superb staff, exceptional food - a truly wonderful dining experience

Tags: Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays
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 (Louisville)·Dined on October 22, 2017

I sat outside in the covered patio. It was extremely loud. The food and service was great. If you’re looking for quiet, I suggest inside somewhere. The area is very quaint

Tags: Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Seasonal, Romantic, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Hot Spot, Healthy, Comfort Food, Business Meals, Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Extremely loud. Service was friendly but very slow and inattentive. Some appetizers delivered, others not. And then they appeared with dinner. Food was nothing outstanding. Probably will not return there

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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Great place for a business dinner. We had the chicken. A must. Great bourbon collection too

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 (Louisville)·Dined on October 15, 2017

I loved the food and service at the Village Anchor. But at times it did get cold sitting on the enclosed patio.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Great experience all the way around. The service, food and environment were perfect for my Mon's 93rd birthday.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (Louisville)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Had a party of eight. Everyone had a great meal and a great time.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (Louisville)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Was a great dinner. Perfectly cooked seafood and great service. Recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a nice meal.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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 (Louisville)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Been eating here since their opening and they are amazing. Ambiance is fantastic and staff are very professional and curteous.

Tags: Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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 (Louisville)·Dined on October 7, 2017

It was an excellent luncheon experience for a family reunion

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on October 7, 2017

Great service, food and atmosphere. Met a friend with our daughters it was perfect.

Tags: Fun, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Scenic View, Casual, Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Coffee, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Favorite restaurant in Louisville! Love the ambiance, location, and most of all the food. Service is top notch as well. A hidden gem for sure!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 3, 2017

I was in town for business and we originally wanted to go to Jeff Ruby's. We tried to make last min reservations there but they were full and they recommended Le Moo. Le Moo was full as well so they recommended this restaurant since it was a sister restaurant. The ambiance was very unique. Photo framed pictures on the ceiling, dark wood, red accents. Seating was a little cozy inside though, they pack you in pretty tight. We ordered the fried green tomatoes and they were pretty good. The french onion soup was also pretty tasty. A different taste with rosemary but very good. The bread was nice and fresh as well. I ordered the special surf and turf, filet with 2 scallops, yukon gold mashed potatoes and haricot vert. It had a demi glaze sauce all over it, which I am not a big sauce fan. It was ok, but a little too much, would rather had on the side. The scallops were very good as were the mashed potatoes. The steak was pretty good. Not too much seasoning to it other than the sauce. We also tried the banana pudding since it was prominently featured on the menu. Not a big fan though. Some of the others liked it though. Overall I would eat there again.

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 (Louisville)·Dined on October 2, 2017

Great food! Love the atmosphere there. Great bar. Only think I would have liked was a dedicated server. Had to share our server/bartender and service took a while.

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