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BREAKFAST‏
Eggs Any Style, Roasted Potatoes, Mushrooms
12.00
Grilled Sausage and Bacon
12.00
White or Wheat Toast with Butter and Preserves
12.00
Your Choice of Freshly Squeezed Orange or Grapefruit Juice
12.00
Coffee or Tea
12.00
Eggs Any Style, Cheddar Grits, Hash Brown Potatoes
12.00
Grilled Sausage and Bacon
12.00
White or Wheat Toast with Butter and Preserves
12.00
Your Choice of Freshly Squeezed Orange or Grapefruit Juice
12.00
Coffee or Tea
12.00
BREAKFAST SPECIALTIES
Eggs Any Style
Served with roasted potatoes, mushrooms, grilled sausage and bacon
9.00
Eggs Benedict
poached eggs and ham on English muffin, with roasted potatoes and hollandaise sauce
11.00
Smoked Salmon and Scrambled Eggs
on English muffin with roasted potatoes and hollandaise sauce
11.00
Eggs Florentine
poached eggs with smoked salmon and spinach on English muffin with roasted potatoes and hollandaise sauce
12.00
Foul Medammas
Fava bean stew with garlic, lemon and olive oil, fresh vegetables and pita bread
9.00
Biscuits and Gravy
Fresh biscuit,‏ country sausage gravy
6.00
Breakfast Side Items
Cheddar grits, hash brown, bacon, mushrooms, sausage, roasted potatoes, fruit cup, asparagus
2.00
SAJ‏
(Mediterranean flat bread)
Za’Atar
Thyme based spices
5.00
Za’Atar Labneh
Thyme based spices and strained yogurt
6.00
Labneh
Strained yogurt
5.00
Halloumi
Mediterranean cheese
7.00
Sausage and Cheese
Spicy sausage and cheddar cheese
7.00
Mediterranean
Sun dried tomatoes, halloumi and cheddar cheese, arugula leaves, olives and tomatoes
10.00
CREPES
(Thin pancakes)
Emmenthal
Emmenthal cheese
6.00
Ham and Cheese
Ham, emmenthal cheese
7.00
Lemon
Sprinkled with sugar and lemon syrup
5.00
Chocolate
Chocolate hazelnut ganache and caramel sauce
7.00
Almond Caramel
Roasted almonds with caramel sauce
7.00
Pancakes
Chocolate chip, plain or blueberry pancakes, maple syrup
7.00
FINGER FOOD‏
Crispy Calamari
Deep fried calamari rings with tartar sauce
10.00
Lamb Skewers
Grilled lamb skewers, satay sauce, croquette potatoes
13.00
Spring Rolls
Deep fried vegetarian spring rolls, sweet chili sauce
9.00
Mozzarella Sticks
Breaded mozzarella sticks, sweet and sour sauce
8.00
Piri Piri Shrimp
Shrimp sautéed in garlic and chili herb butter, croquette potatoes
11.00
Hummus
Cucumber, carrots, celery sticks, pita
8.00
Cheese Platter
Cheese from cowgirl creamery, tallegio, reggiano
12.00
Chicken Satay
Marinated tender‏ chicken skewers, peanut sauce, croquette potatoes
10.00
1/2 Dz. Chicken Wings
Spicy barbecue sauce
7.00
SOUPS
Tomato
Fresh tomato with ginger and light cream
6.00
Lentil
Lentil soup with lemon juice
6.00
Mushroom
Cream of wild mushroom with truffle oil and light cream
6.00
Broccoli and Cheddar
Broccoli florets in a creamy cheddar soup
6.00
Chicken Noodle
Grilled chicken, egg noodles, sweet corn, carrots and lemongrass
6.00
SALADS‏
Mediterranean
Grilled halloumi, lettuce, tomato, cucumber, radish, parsley and mint leaves, garlic sumac croutons, lemon and olive oil dressing
12.00
Cobb
Iceberg lettuce, avocado, chicken, artichoke, mixed beans, tomatoes, poached egg, bacon, garlic and thyme croutons, blue cheese dressing
13.00
Spicy Chicken
Tikka flavoured chicken breast, mixed greens, marinated bell peppers, asparagus, spicy dressing
13.00
Goat Cheese and Beet
Local capriole goat cheese, roasted beets, arugula with sweet onion dressing
12.00
Buffalo Mozzarella
Baby buffalo mozzarella and cherry tomatoes tossed in pesto and balsamic dressing served in a crispy parmesan and pistachio basket
12.00
Arugula
Arugula leaves, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, shaved parmesan cheese and balsamic dressing
10.00
Smoked Salmon
Smoked salmon, mixed greens, marinated pineapple, grapefruit segments, tarragon and lemon dressing
13.00
Caesar
Romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese shavings, garlic oregano croutons, traditional caesar dressing
10.00
SANDWICHES
Chicken
marinated grilled‏ chicken, mustard, mayonnaise, mozzarella, mixed lettuce and tomatoes, French fries
12.00
Tuna
tuna salad, mixed lettuce, tomatoes, onions, olive tapenade, French fries
12.00
Steak Sandwich
beef tenderloin, mustard, tomatoes, lettuce, sautéed mushrooms, French fries
14.00
Vegetable
marinated grilled‏ vegetables with eggplant caviar, balsamic reduction, sun dried tomato paste, French fries
9.00
Shakespeare Club
turkey, bacon, emmenthal cheese, tomatoes, eggs, lettuce, mayonnaise, mixed greens, French fries
12.00
Smoked Salmon
Mixed greens, onions, capers, lemon, creamy horseradish, side salad
13.00
Tortilla Wrap
sautéed chicken with mushrooms, bell peppers, onions and turmeric, served with sour cream, guacamole, mixed greens, French fries
11.00
Prawn and Avocado
sliced avocado, marinated prawns, arugula leaves, pesto sauce, French fries
14.00
SHAKESPEARE BURGERS‏
all served with French fries and coleslaw
Beef Burger
grilled beef, lettuce, tomatoes, mustard and mayonnaise all served with French fries and coleslaw
12.00
Chicken Burger
Grilled ground chicken breast, lettuce, tomatoes, aioli sauce
12.00
Fish Burger
Fried breaded fish filet, lettuce, tomatoes, lemon, tartar sauce
12.00
PASTA
Spaghetti Frutti Di Mare
Sautéed prawns, grouper and calamari in a rich tomato sauce, parmesan cheese
20.00
Chicken+2.00
Prawns+3.00
Fettuccine Alfredo
Creamy parmesan cheese sauce
15.00
Chicken+2.00
Prawns+3.00
Lasagna Al Forno
Beef bolognese with béchamel sauce, parmesan cheese and pesto
15.00
Chicken+2.00
Chicken+2.00
Prawns+3.00
Spaghetti Bolognese
Beef bolognese sauce, parmesan cheese
15.00
Chicken+2.00
Prawns+3.00
Quinoa Pasta
Smoked salmon, pine nuts, pesto and creme fraiche topped with fresh fennel
16.00
Chicken+2.00
Prawns+3.00
Penne Arrabiata
Slightly spicy tomato sauce, parmesan cheese
14.00
Chicken+2.00
Prawns+3.00
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
CUISINES
American, International
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed October 24, 2019

Nice location, interesting decor, not quite what one might expect. i only had a bowl of the butternut squash soup and a cup of coffee: the soup was quite heavy in cream, but otherwise tasty.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank TravelingFrancesca
Reviewed October 21, 2019 via mobile

We were hiking in Red River Gorge and had planned to stay at the lodge. However, the Lodge had a water leak & we had to resort to plan B. While in Lexington, we stumbled upon this place. They are located in an up-and-coming neighborhood...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Cyclegirl55
Reviewed August 23, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I had an early dinner (5:45 pm) here on a Friday evening. We were looking for a quiet place to eat and we got that as there were only two other tables occupied the whole time we were there. Service was excellent....More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Jeanine D
Reviewed July 25, 2019 via mobile

Great spot for a coffee in the afternoon. Staff very nice. Good spacoius setting for a dinner. Would go again. #ramblingstampcollector

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank rara r
Reviewed June 23, 2019 via mobile

Amber was our waitress, she was amazing, attentive and fun. She suggested the Florentine eggs Benedict and it did not disappoint. The steak and eggs were amazing and the Bloody Mary was spicy and delicious. It’s a beautiful restaurant and they were playing 80’s music...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Bobu40
Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

Interesting selection of food in stunning atmosphere. Decor is gorgeous, service quite good. Food is above average, plating suboptimal, price fair. We had a great brunch with another couple. Would definitely go back again!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank sandy s
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed brunch here and eagerly returned one evening for dinner. Unfortunately dinner was a disaster, our waitress was clearly new and had no idea what she was doing doing and the food was local country cooking at best, which just wasn’t all that....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Filly2440
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

Was in LEX this past weekend for my daughter’s graduation from UK and ate her celebratory dinner at Shakespeare & Co ... With roots in the U.A.E., it’s a interesting story and the restaurant has an eclectic decor and atmosphere, most importantly the food and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank DANDYLYONS33
Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

We had dinner after a long day of driving. The service was great and so was the food. I had the chicken kabob and some great beer (bourbon barrel I think). Fun talking with staff.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank VanVlietTraveler
Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

Friendly and attentive service without being overbearing. Lovely atmosphere with a mixture of clientele - young, old, dressed up, casual and last but not least excellent food!

Date of visit: April 2019
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July 12, 2018|
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Response from Nancy W | Reviewed this property |
Think this activity would distract rather than attract.
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Annette G
March 3, 2018|
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Response from EmilyMarquez | Reviewed this property |
They are open on Sunday starting at 9 am through 10 pm.
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Heather M
March 27, 2017|
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Response from Michael E | Reviewed this property |
I don't have a clue but have been told that breakfast is a draw to the restaurants since they have a good breakfast/brunch menu.
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