The Oakroom


DiRona Award
Distinguished Restaurants of North America
Since 1999
Awarded to restaurants exemplifying the highest quality standards in all aspects of the dining experience. The award-inspection program is the only independent and anonymous restaurant-inspection program in North America. Restaurants must pass a 75-point evaluation conducted by trained industry professionals.

Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence
Wine Spectator
Since 1997
The Seelbach Hilton is the only Kentucky hotel to receive this special award. To receive the award, the restaurant wine lists must display vintage depth, including vertical offerings of several top wines, as well as excellent breadth from several major wine-growing regions. Our wine list offers over 1,200 selections.


"If you can have only one meal while visiting Louisville, this is where to have it."
John Zoloth, Epicurean Magazine

"Fine-dining aficionados wouldn't miss the 'fabulous' Oakroom."

"'Kentucky Fine Dining,' down-home recipes with a contemporary Continental twist."
New York Times

"The Oakroom, a rising star among restaurants."
Gorumet Magazine

"Elegant, yet comfortable setting, top-quality ingredients, exemplary service, region's finest wine cellar."

The Oakroom Reviews