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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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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
255 East Illinois Road, The Deer Path Inn, Lake Forest, IL 60045-1953
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1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I went for our anniversary. They treated us like royalty and everything we ate was great. I had the grilled octopus, lobster bisque, iceberg salad, and strip steak. Everything was delicious and the staff were all great as well. I would highly...More

Thank msstrauss
DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The English Room, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

First of all, Happy Anniversary! Thank you for choosing to celebrate with the Deer Path Inn, and for the lovely recommendation. We are very glad that you enjoyed every aspect of your dining experience, and hope you will join us again very soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Chicago is known for its good food, but not its great weather. We dined here on a perfect late spring evening. The dining room itself is charming, but eating outside in the beautiful courtyard made the very excellent meal even better. The service is top,...More

Thank Artsy12
DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The English Room, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for this lovely review! We are so glad that you had perfect weather for your dinner in the Garden of the English Room. We are very proud of our AAA Four Diamond rating, and love to hear from guests who have experienced and...More

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting - table cloth setting for lunch - good service - plenty of varied and excellent lunch choices - high recommendations and great reviews are warranted - all 4 of us enjoyed our lunch.More

Thank Larry F
DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The English Room, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of your recent visit to the English Room at the Deer Path Inn! Your recommendations are much appreciated (as is the lovely review!), and we hope to welcome you back to the Inn in the...More

Reviewed 11 May 2017

Wonderful selection of teas, exquisite finger sandwiches and pastries, with superb service in a beautiful setting... it doesn't get better! Each sandwich and quiche was uniquely flavorful with very fresh ingredients. Service was attentive, friendly, and gracious. The garden and room are magnificent and music...More

Thank jlschiavone
DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The English Room, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent experience during our Afternoon Tea! We are so glad that you enjoyed every aspect of your visit, and hope you will join us again very soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Renovation of the entire facility, including the English room, was tastefully done. Decor is pleasant, food very good and service top drawer.

Thank DeeJayKay
DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The English Room, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Thank you for the lovely review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience at the Deer Path Inn, and hope you will join us again very soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 5 March 2017

We enjoyed a quiet easy dinner. The staff was friendly and accommodating. The food and service is consistently good.

Thank Dberry8488
DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The English Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit! We are so pleased to hear that your experience was enjoyable, and hope that you will join us again soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 14 February 2017

The English Room is probably the most beautiful dining venue in Lake Forest. You feel like royalty the moment you walk in the room. And the windows leading out to the courtyard make you feel like your in a small village somewhere away from all...More

Thank tells364
DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The English Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Wow!! Thank you so much for the glowing review. We are thrilled to hear that you so thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of your recent visit to the English Room, and hope you will join us again very soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Afternoon tea was amazing. Gorgeous atmosphere. Wedgewood china. Finger sandwiches, mini-quiches, petit fours, scones with Devonshire cream and jam. Several teas to choose from and a wait staff knowledgeable enough to help you choose. And if you don't like your choice, you can pick another....More

Thank Alexia G
DPI-Management, Guest Services Representative at The English Room, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review! We are thrilled to know that you thoroughly enjoyed your Afternoon Tea experience, and hope you will join us again soon, perhaps to try another tea! Cheers!

Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Went to the White Hart Pub area for late lunch/early dinner. Food was excellent. I had Welsh Lamb Stew. It was superb. Service, however, was slow and inattentive. Waited for the entire meal for some one to ask if we needed anything else, and there...More

Thank 577gordonj
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

I hadn't been here in a couple years and was very pleased with the experience. Met a friend for drinks and dinner on a Thursday night. The bar was full at 6pm so I had to stand for a few minutes until some folks moved...More

Thank gondekp
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Coyite54
What is the cost of afternoon tea?
1 June 2017|
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Response from DPI-Management | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! Our Afternoon Tea at the Deer Path Inn is $45 for adults (including a glass of the house Champagne), and $25 for children 12 years and under. It is offered Tuesday through Saturday, with seatings... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
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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