Did You Know?
Many notable figures of the 18th century stayed at the original Galt House Hotel, future President Abraham Lincoln, future President Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, and author Charles Dickens.
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Overlooking the waterfront from the heart of downtown, the Galt House® Hotel is a Legendary Louisville® hotel. In fact, we're the largest hotel in Kentucky with a rich history that dates back to the 1800s. Today, our world-class hotel features 1,310 contemporary guest rooms and suites.

Food & Drink

Louisville's Only Waterfront Hotel™ features seven restaurants and lounges in downtown Louisville for delicious dining and cocktails.

Did You Know?
Walker's Exchange on the 2nd Floor of the West Tower was named for Louisville's first full service restaurant, which opened in 1834 on the spot where the Galt House Hotel now stands.
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    Eat at
    Walker's Exchange
    Walker's Exchange is an American Brasserie serving all the substantials and delicacies of our fair city. We are the rich flavors of Louisville, warming souls through mouth watering delights - evident in our breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, invigorating tonics, and Sunday brunch. Now Open!
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    Drink Up At
    Down One Bourbon Bar
    This premier stop on the Urban Bourbon Trail offers tantalizing street foods, fresh seafood, and Louisville's best selection of bourbons - all nestled in the middle of Louisville's Historic Whiskey Row.
  • Eat at
    Swizzle Dinner & Drinks
    Louisville's most picturesque dining experience will open on the 25th floor. Swizzle, inspired by a Louisville restaurants in the 1940's, will serve up area’s best prime steaks, cool cocktails, and panoramic views. Opening in 2020.
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    Saddle Up At
    Jockey Silks
    As an original member of the Urban Bourbon Trail, Jockey Silks Bourbon Bar is a premium bourbon experience, serving Whiskey All Day. Our curated selection of spirits paired with Southern comfort food ensures that you'll have a fabulous lunch or dinner before riding off to the rest of your afternoon or evening.
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    Enjoy Great Dining at
    Thelma's Deli
    On the run? Thelma's has a variety of sandwiches, salads, snacks, and beverages, all packaged conveniently for on the go diners.
  • Drink up at
    Al J's Bar
    Check out our famous aquarium bar while savoring our full liquor bar, featuring a approachable wines, and large selection of local, domestic, and imported beer.
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    Comfort Food
    Want to wine, dine and unwind all at the same time? Galt House Hotel’s in-room dining menu offers private dining at its best!