1920 Plaudit Pl.
Lexington, KY 40509-2417
Phone: (859) 543-8400
Fax: (859) 543-8530
Bars & Cafes
School Restaurant is a one of the coolest Japanese restaurant in Old Todd's Road. School personifies elegance with its intimate, bubbly atmosphere, bright wooden geometric patterned walls and minimal furniture. One of the highlights of the restaurant is Katien Sushi which is transported on a conveyor system where diners can select it as per their convenience. School also has some amazing authentic French inspired selections. It has a Culinary Cocktail Lounge with 40+ different bottles of wine & shochu, and a private karaoke room that can be reserved by the hour. You don't have to make any excuses to not go to this School!
The Tulip Bistro and Bar is a quaint bistro with an earthiness touch to it. The menu is fine tuned to the French-American cuisine and offers dainty bar bites such as Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp, Mussels, Fish and Chips to Shrimp & Linguine & Short Ribs. You will definitely find something truly delicious for anyone. Their bar has an eclectic list of wine, martinis, do try their house favorites such as Tulip Margatini, Blue Goose and The Grand Cosmo. The Tulip will sway you with its earthy glow, delectable bar bites and extensive drinks towards a great evening.
Rossi's is an intimate and classy restaurant. This no frills restaurant serves good continental food and has a full bar offering a wide range of wines, martinis, beers and liquors. Rossi's is famous for their Sunday Brunches so your lazy Sundays will have an option of great food without any hard work! For more information, please check the website.
The Julep Cup and Seahorse Lounge is decorated with deep red walls and wooden floors elegantly covered in oriental carpets. There are many different throw pillows cast on the dark brown leather benches and chairs about the formally set dining tables. The decor is based on horse racing with equestrian paintings and prints gracing the walls in an ethereal way. The Julep has an intimate feel to it all the more with the deep velvet drapes dividing the dining spaces of The Cup and the Lounge. The food is delicious Southern fare with a full bar service. The warmth and charm of The Julep will linger on with you for a long time to come.
Just like its sister establishment, Al's Bar, next door, Al's Sidecar is a groovy dive bar with an impressive whiskey selection and draft beer. This friendly bar hosts regular live music and has DJ nights as well. Some of their previous listings are Bastard Sapling, Last Question, Driving Beast Daisy and Norfallen.
Portofino is in a tastefully done renovated building with many art pieces from the region as part of its appealing decor. The menu is a creative mix of Italian and American cuisine and only fresh, local produce and the best ingredients from all over the world is used. Portofino also has an award wining wine list to accompany with the delicious fare. You will be charmed by their friendliness, excellent food and beautiful ambience.
A nightclub and bar known for its fantastic music, the Redmon's has a very lively atmosphere. The club specializes in playing some amazing live music along with country and pop genres. The Redmon's is popular amongst the locals and is open till wee hours.
A heaven for all whiskey lovers, the Bluegrass Tavern will surprise you in more ways than one. Located in the Martin Luther King area of Lexington, this amazing bar, soon seems to be catching the likes of whiskey aficionados. With the ubiquitous range of bourbon, rye and scotch present at this bar, it wouldn't be wrong to call it a whiskey temple. A huge bar, cramped with bottles of fine whiskeys, is what you will notice the most. The dimly-lit interiors, along with a friendly staff and ambiance, is something that comes second. Old-fashioned and classy, this bar is known for its unending list of bourbon and the high-spirited vibe. Drop by to relax, with a bunch of friends, and witness the glory for yourself.
Chase Tap Room is a well known establishment in Lexington. Although the décor and ambiance are nothing to rave about, this bar is a beer lovers heaven with over 22 taps dispensing craft beer. So garb a seat at the bar of the Chase Tap Room and enjoy a pint of some truly remarkable brew.
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Jean Farris Winery & Bistro is a restaurant and winery located in the country side of Lexington. They are passionate about good food, wine and dining and it can be seen in the restaurant. The restaurant is in an estate which has a vineyard and farm. You will find twenty varieties of heirloom tomatoes, a variety of fresh vegetables and lots of juicy fruits which are used in their food. The entire ambience is beautifully romantic. Their menu is inspired by nature, so it is fresh and seasonal. You will get an earthy flavor in the food as it is farmed and plucked there. The Wine Bar timings differ from the dinner, please check the website for more information. Everything in Jean Farris is a labor of love from the wines to the food and that infuses passion and creativity. You will fall in love with one of Richmond's hidden gems.
Azur Restaurant & Patio is located in a strip mall and it is hard to believe that you will have an international food restaurant here. Yet it is true and a good one at that. Azur is also used as a platform for live music on the southern part of Lexington. Just as their cuisine, you will find different genres of music such as blues, rock, folk, jazz, Motown and Americana playing here and there are no cover charges for these live performances! Azur is eclectic in their menu and music, so there is always a theme every month in the restaurant.