About The English Inn
•Distinguished Restaurants of North America(DiRōNa) award winner
•An award winning wine list
•Authentic English pub on the garden level
•Alfresco dining on our terrace during the summer months
•Live pianist playing dinner music on Thursday, Friday and Saturdays
• 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
American, French, British
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Dinner: Sunday: 1:00pm - 7:00pm, Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
South of Columbia Hwy.
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Live pianist during Dinner Thursday, Friday and Saturday
You will find three parking lots, each in very close proximity to our main building.
Private Party Facilities:
We offer four distinct dining rooms for private dining (2-55 guests) as well as our Medovue Ballroom with capacity for 200 guests.
Private Party Contact:
Adriana Flynn: 5176632500x
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
The English Inn Ratings and Reviews
English inn is a beautiful property my wife and I greatly enjoyed walking the grounds before dinner. We were greeted by the restaurant manager Erik who was great and made us feel appreciated as guests! Food was excellent farm to table feel. Highly recommended!
Make sure your order is understood.
Everything was fine except the caviar selection. I asked for the domestic at $60 but was presented the imported at $169. Was not told of this until the bill came. The waiter said he thought that is what I ordered. Since my family was there I decided not to make a scene.
First time at The English Inn, but we will definitely be back!
The food was amazing!! Prime rib melted ...
The food was amazing!! Prime rib melted in your mouth. A pianist started playing in the dining room around 6 pm and it made for a very special dining experience.
Mother's Day dinner was delightful.
We have dined at The English Inn many times over the years. Always with remarkable meals being had by all. This Mother's Day was no exception. The menu is diverse and creative and dishes come from the kitchen cooked to perfection. We had ample time between our courses for conversation in a quiet and warm atmosphere. The English Inn is one of a kind in Mid-Michigan. It is a treasure. But not a secret. Try it out. You will be pleased you did. Do make a reservation. Enjoy!
Wonderful outing at this restaurant
Excellent food and service, with a great ambiance. The staff was friendly and very attentive.
Our meal was delightful and in a lovely setting. The room was richly appointed with English themed art. Our server was great. The selection of food and beverages were seemingly endless. Our evening was made even more special with music from a talented pianist. The English Inn is our favorite travel destination in Michigan!
Did not meet our expectations
My husband and I were both disappointed in our dinner experience based on all the high-rated reviews we read before we made our reservation. The food was fair, nothing exceptional. It took an unusually long time between courses and they were not busy that night. The room was pretty and that's about the best thing about our experience. I would not go back based on our experience and the cost of the dinner. Maybe it was just an off night for the restaurant?
Especially like the music (piano).
We had the prime rib and lobster stuffed walleye. Excellent
Delightful lunch at the English Inn
We visited the English Inn to celebrate my sister's birthday at lunch. The six of us drove there from Grand Rapids and Saginaw, and it was well worth the trip. The building is a well-preserved 1927 gem, the service is friendly and attentive, and the food and drink are impressive.
I have been to the English Inn many times, but my companion had never been. In all the years that I have eaten dinner there I have never had a bad meal. With that being said, I have to say that the both dinners - while not bad - were mediocre at best. I had the pork chops which were ok...a bit chewy. And my dinner companion had a "bacon and blue" filet. We saw no evidence of bacon or bleu cheese...but copious amounts of a brown gravy. Again the meat was chewy. The ambiance is wonderful...very romantic...but the food was disappointing.
Favorite place to eat
Always good every time this one of our favorite places to eat I would recommend this to all my friends.
Wonderful atmosphere and exceptional food.
A welcome retreat from our hectic schedule. The English Inn provided us with a relaxing evening and just outrageously good food. We will be back again and often.
Great experience, pub ,and the food were great
The pub and the food were very nice. The server we had seemed a little preoccupied and didn't really give us the attention that we thought should go hand in hand with such a special place.
I Always enjoy my time here at the English Inn. One of the few dinning experiences left where you can enjoy your meal and carry on a conversation with the wonderful people your with.
Overall -- an incredible experience.
The English Inn also offers a wonderful and authentic lodging opportunity. We will go back again and again.
Wow! Incredible food in an amazing atmo ...
Wow! Incredible food in an amazing atmosphere! There aren't enough superlatives to pack into this review. Quite expensive, but oh so worth every penny!
Overall very dissappointed.
Oh boy, I hate to give this charming little place a poor review. Food was not on par for our Valentines day dinner. Nor was the breakfast the following morning. The duck was prepped, frozen or improperly cooled and re-heated giving it a bad texture and taste. The prime rib was cold. The salad greens were grossly bitter. For breakfast, the omelet was extremely overcooked and inedible (eggs badly browned, and scallops were rubbery) and they gave me brown strawberries in my fruit cup and as a plate garnish. Quiche was dried out from sitting under a heat lamp. Bacon was baked and greasy.
The best in a long time
The atmosphere is beautiful, the wait staff was excellent. Over all it was one of the best times I've had in a long time. I would recommend this for a first date or a 20th anniversary. One thing, don't plan on spending less than 50$ a person. But in the end the experience is well worth it.
Service was outstanding
Service was outstanding
We had a wonderful birthday celebration and very much enjoyed the Festival of Filet special!!
An early Valentine celebration
A wonderful place to celebrate a special occasion. Our server was fantastic and the special tasted great and was moderately priced.
the inn again
We visit the Inn usually 3 to 4 times a year. This visit was a little less than special. We went for our anniversary and watched as the manager visited tables and wished other couples who were there for the same reason a happy anniversary and asked how their meal was. We did not receive any of the personal attention this time and I felt a little slighted. We had the festival of filet choices for dinner and our server hand wrote how much we saved as if it would affect our tip. I do not need help with that process and with a classy as a place the Inn is I think your servers should refrain from writing things like that. Food was awesome as usual.
Great sunday deals
30 minutes from Lansing - great food, quiet atmosphere, and the servers are generally very good. Menu doesn't change much - but if you want a good value on a sunday night - it is top notch.
Get the scallops
We had a nice birthday dinner at the English Inn. They were very busy on a Friday night so some aspects of service like silverware, refilling water and following up on requests were slightly lacking but all staff was very friendly. The waitress knew the menu well. The dark and stormy cocktail was excellent and their wine by the glass selection was very good. We were disappointed that the tableside caesar sald wasn't available and they ran out of the mushroom caps appetizer very early in the evening so we couldn't try that. Our smoked salmon and brie appetizers were very nice. The poached scallop entree was outstanding, I hope they keep that on their menu. The scallop/lobster cake was just okay, a bit dry. The mango mousse dessert was outstanding, the flourless chocolate cake was fine but a bit dry. We will definitely be back.
Pre-New Years dinner was enjoyable.
The food and ambiance were excellent, the only negative was the noisy group in the next room, which was a bit distracting.
I was looking for a place for dinner half way between Grand Rapids and Brighton, MI. We were meeting relatives to celebrate Christmas. The English Inn was the perfect spot! It is a bit remote but the ambiance was lovely (an old mansion) and the food very good. The wine list was great for such a remote location. We had the prime rib and it was very good. The only thing that I could offer that would have made it perfect, is for them to offer a baked potato instead of the mashed that was on the plate. I would definitely go there again.
Great Service, Great Food
Had a special night out with my wife. Food was fantastic, fresh and interesting. She had the petite cut prime rib that was very generous portion along with delicious whipped potatoes. I had the special lobster stuffed walleye with lobster sauce that was spectacular. Service was very good and friendly.
Grand surroundings just south of Lansing
Good, friendly dinner service in a grand B&B, or fish & chips in the pub. Interesting menu includes special 5 course meal options under 20 bucks. We will be back!
The food was five star just overall amazing. Fine dinning to the extreme now I will come pair every other fine dining to the English Inn
wonderful and relaxing
we really enjoyed celebrating our 10th wedding anniversary here, we will be returning.
This is a wonderful place to dine and stay. Food is excellent as is the service. Very romantic.
5-years of dining experience at the English Inn
We absolutely love everything about this restaurant. The waitress was OUTSTANDING!! She recalled our daughter's name from last year(our daughter is only 4 years old). Great top-of-mind awareness, we were very impressed!! Food is typically top-notch at this restaurant. I ordered a 10oz filet, med-rare. The actual filet was close to well-done. Despite receiving it over-cooked, it was a very good cut of meat. There was no reason to make the waitress aware of the discrepancy. My wife ordered the beef wellington which WAS cooked to perfection. The waitress really made this a great dinner experience with her great personality. We will return next year during Fall Fest to make it 6 years in a row!!
We were treated very well by all the staff. The meal was very good. We really enjoyed ourselves.
Food was very good. Service forgot to bring menus in the beginning, followed by slow bread (blamed kitchen).
Love the inn but did not like the room we were in it had a noisy vibration from something mechanical
Good food, great ambiance, good servvice. Have dined there many times over the years and never disappointed.
We try to go every year for our annivers ...
We try to go every year for our anniversary. Love the food, staff and romantic atmosphere. Must visit!!!
My first time going and I absolutely enjoyed it. The atmosphere was calm and very serene. This a great spot for a romantic dinner out of the city.
Enjoy the experience!
This is a great place for a memorable experience! The presentation of the food is explicit. The wait staff was so courteous and the environment for the dining was most comfortable. Please stroll through the gardens and the ground either before or after dinner. A most beautiful setting for this restaurant and bed & breakfast with the river to back of the property.
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