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, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
The English Inn Ratings and Reviews
Amazing service, great food. The prime r ...
Amazing service, great food. The prime rib and filet were amazing. The tableside caesar was a unique experience compared to local restaurants. The grounds are beautiful. It's beautiful little gem in a place you would not expect it.
The English Inn is housed in a former au ...
The English Inn is housed in a former automobile executives home. It's been a restaurant and inn for over 25 years. The house is remotely located in central Michigan but worth the effort to get there. The house has been divided into small dining rooms and has been very well cared for. The dining room where we were seated had a pianist that provided very nice background music that was a nice addition to the meal. The grounds were also well cared for. Ambiance and service could not have been better. The food was good, but not outstanding. Prices were reasonable for the quality of the experience. It's a great place for a special occasion and the food was above average.
Food is outstanding ... not inexpensive ...
Food is outstanding ... not inexpensive but much better value than similar venues in or around larger cities. Weekday evening was quiet and very pleasant atmosphere (one loud couple showed up near the end of our meal, but that's the exception). Prior visits on weekends have been busier and with more noise, but still extremely nice. The staff is attentive, but not intrusive. Highly recommend for occasions like birthday, anniversary, catching up with family and friends. We try to have a meal at The English Inn every time we visit the area, which is about once or twice a year.
The restaurant & grounds were very nice ...
The restaurant & grounds were very nice and we enjoyed the ambiance of the Inn and the setting for our special occasion. On our next visit, we would request a table by the window overlooking their beautiful gardens. It was our first experience dining at the Inn and it met our expectations.
Absolutely fell in love with the English ...
Absolutely fell in love with the English Inn. The service was superb, the ambiance delightful with light piano music in the background and the food incredible. I was taken back to the 1920's and can't wait to go back!
My husband and I went for the first time ...
My husband and I went for the first time for our 25th anniversary, the food and staff were wonderful and the walk around the grounds was gorgeous. We went on Wednesday to the restaurant and we were back on Friday to the pub
The Inn looked beautiful, but the servic ...
The Inn looked beautiful, but the service and food were unimpressive. I had the surf and turf and it presented well, but lacked flavor. My guest had the prime rib and felt the same. Our appetizers were very good and so was our salad. Drinks were very week and wine pours appeared to be 5 oz at best.
We went to The English Inn for our 15 ye ...
We went to The English Inn for our 15 year anniversary dinner, we knew we wanted to go somewhere special for our dinner. The English Inn provided such a lovely, quiet, romantic setting. The wine list was wonderful, the service was top-notch. The grounds were lovely to walk around and tour. The little pub downstairs was a great hideaway for a nightcap. The food was superb! We were very happy with everything from start to finish. Fine dining at its best!
The English Inn is a very nice, borderin ...
The English Inn is a very nice, bordering on elegant, restaurant in an area with very few from which to chose. The service is impeccable, the food is very good, that bar is well stocked. The signature prime rib is just so-so, nothing special. The other notables on the menu will not disappoint even a serious foodie. We love coming back for special evenings out, as a couple of with our grown children and their families.
My husband loved the escargot and lamb c ...
My husband loved the escargot and lamb chops . My prime rib was not very good- difficult to cut and tough. Desserts seemed to be old- kind of dry, like they were made a week ago and just about to be thrown away. Service was wonderful. Seems like the English Inn has gone downhill a bit, but still a great romantic date location
I asked my wife where she would like to go for our anniversary and she said THE ENGLISH INN so being married for 50 years I said sure. It was a very special occasion(50years). The food was out of this world as was the service and fabulous surroundings. This was our second visit and sometimes when you go back to a restaurant it isn't as good as the first time but it was even better this time. We will be going again soon.
.Beautiful inside and out
I thought this place was beautiful inside and out.Just had lunch for our anniversary,a little too pricey for dinner for us.Server seemed busy with a few tables,not much conversation from her..The view from our table was very nice,and walked around the grounds afterwards.Some plants not up yet ,too early.Would be beautiful for a summer wedding,esp. with water behind you.Not too many of these venues around anymore,very nice. Thank you
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.
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!
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?
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.
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