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“Always charming!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The English Inn

The English Inn
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Ranked #1 of 22 Restaurants in Eaton Rapids
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $23 - $36
Cuisines: American, French, British
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Good for: Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: South of Columbia Hwy.
Description: The English Inn is "Creating Special Memories" with unparalleled ambiance and incredible cuisine. Hosting four stunning dining rooms the restaurant features classic preparations such as Chateaubriand for Two, Beef Tartare, and Roasted Prime Rib of Beef in addition to creative modern cuisine. The restaurant can host private parties from two to sixty. Our ballroom Medovue Hall can seat up to 200 guests for dinner receptions or weekday luncheons and meetings. The Pub and Terrace offer casual dining with classically British items such as Cornish Pasties, Fish and Chips and Shepherds Pie as well as unique sandwiches and salads. We look forward to hosting you soon at The English Inn, " Creating Special Memories".
parma
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Always charming!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2012

We have spent several aniverseries and hosted several staff Christmas parties at the English Inn. Our staff loves the intimate downstairs pub, perfect for a party. The waiters and hostesses are friendly and attentive and always go the extra mile to assure a pleasant experience. The food is well prepared, fresh and beautifully presented. The lovely gardens are a bonus, adding to the elegant dining experience.

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Eaton Rapids, Michigan
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92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Rewarding Experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2012

This charming Tudor style B&B and restaurant is always a special treat. Located in a country setting it is a perfect change of pace for the overnight traveler wanting a welcome option to the "expected." Each room in the Inn is individually themed.
If the restaurant were located in NYC, the crusine would be highly rated and the recommended attire: minimum business. But at the English Inn, business attire is the maximum dress code.
The dinner menu provides a complete selection from seafood to beef. The beef welington is a wonderful shared dish. My favorite is the rack of lamb.
For those wanting a special lodging experience and/or the satisfaction of totally prepared, excellent meal, The English Inn provides that at a surprisingly, reasonable price.
I would highly recomment to anyone visiting in the Lansing, MI area, that they consider The English Inn for their lodging and/or dining experience.

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Traverse City, Michigan
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Perfect dining experience.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2012

We dined at the English Inn for a birthday celebration, during the "Sunday specials" menu hours. The dinners may have special pricing during this time, but no corners are cut. From the chicken to the Chateaubriand, everything was prepared perfectly and delicious. The service was outstanding, and management gave us special perks for the birthday girl. The ambiance at the English Inn is hard to beat anywhere--warm, cozy, inviting, intimate...and the surroundings are beautiful. I've never stayed in the rooms upstairs but I've toured them and wish I didn't live so close, or I would spend a weekend there. I will certainly recommend this Inn for dinner and/or overnight stay. It's an outstanding value and you will not be disappointed. It would make a lovely setting for a wedding or other special event...or just dinner!

  • Visited November 2011
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Minnesota
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Perfect place for a special evening”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2011

This restaurant has it all-delicious food, great service, and ambience. We visit family in the area for the holidays, and therefore have the pleasure of visiting the English Inn each year. We have never been disappointed. It is decorated so beautifully for Christmas. The duck in the cassoulet on the holiday menu is fantastic-tasty and tender. In January, a special is offered that is a great value-2 entrees, salads, and a bottle of wine for $42. Wish we were in the area to take advantage of it!

  • Visited December 2011
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Jackson, Michigan
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A very special place with great food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2011

Attentive waitstaff, not obtrusive but there to fill a water glass take a way a plate etc. Very homey ambiance with fireplace. Soft piano dinner music on weekend evenings. Full bar.

  • Visited December 2011
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