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The English Room

255 East Illinois Road, The Deer Path Inn, Lake Forest, IL 60045-1953
+1 847-234-2280
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“venison” (3 reviews)
“sushi” (11 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
255 East Illinois Road, The Deer Path Inn, Lake Forest, IL 60045-1953
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The brunch buffet is awful. Everything is over cooked and the choices are dismal. Very disappointing. The quality of the food is not on par.

Thank Navigate16644399585
DPI-Management, Front Office Manager at The English Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are very sorry to hear of your disappointing Brunch experience! Please rest assured that this is not at all our norm. Please give us a ring at 847.234.2280 to discuss this further. Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second visit for Sunday Brunch. It is outstanding in every way including the attendtive staff. The rooms are both great to sit in with the garden area the brightest and best views. There was a broad mixture of food offered for all...More

Thank Exploration608781
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The English Room is located in the Deerpath Inn Hotel. It is, in my opinion, the most elegant restaurant in Lake Forest. The new remodel is gorgeous (not that it wasn't before). It is upscale and on the quiet side for dinner, but families are...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

The English Room is an upscale restaurant located in the Deerpath hotel. We have gone there for the Sunday buffet several times and it really can't be missed. While the buffet offers a truly upscale experience the price is generally pretty reasonable. Great for special...More

Thank whisox
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I have been to the English room for business and casual gatherings with business associates. It is one of my preferred places to enjoy a great meal. I highly recommend this restaurant for all types of gatherings.

Thank P5405MSdianas
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This establishment has been serving the public for many years, through many transitions, from brunch to lunch, to dinner, my experiences have always been very positive. Solid wait staff, a variety of offerings, and always very good. It is in a quaint and charming location,...More

Thank KeLarson
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Went here for our anniversary dinner. We both had seafood (sea bass and halibut). The appetizers were also excellent. The grilled octopus has more octopus than some entrees i've had. They are known for their pop-overs, which are addictive.

Thank Justin S
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

I ate here recently and was impressed by the whole experience. The greeting and quick seating was very pleasant. The attentive polite and professional staff were first class. The food came out in a timely fashion and was very good indeed. I will definitely return.

Thank stephenkM9271DD
DPI-Management, Front Office Manager at The English Room, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2018

Thank you! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed every aspect of your Deer Path Inn dining experience. We look forward to your return! Cheers!

Reviewed 15 September 2018

In the Month of September I had occasion to dine at the Deerpath Inn for lunch. The entire experience was excellent. The hostess was lovely, the wait staff was pleasant and worked to make the lunch a memorable occasion. The bread was warm and fresh,...More

Thank arboaa
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This was terrific. We went there to celebrate a birthday and we were treated royally. The food was very good, but the ambiance was really special.

Thank winwhelan
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Response from Tod N | Reviewed this property |
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4 April 2018|
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Response from DPI-Management | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! The English Room dinner menu offers a selection of dishes, from Fois Gras to Chilean Sea Bass to Filet Mignon. However, sandwiches and pasta dishes are not offered in the English Room during the... More
30 March 2018|
Response from DPI-Management | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! We do indeed offer Grass-fed meats. Please do join us soon! Cheers!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 East Illinois Road, The Deer Path Inn, Lake Forest, IL 60045-1953
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 847-234-2280
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