7 St. Louis hotel restaurants to check out this fall
Whether you’re putting up relatives, embarking on your own stay-cation or just eating around town, these hotel restaurants are sure to make your holidays merry and bright.
Hotel Saint Louis
As the holidays draw near, Union 30 executive chef Matthew Birkenmeier and his new sous chef Scottie Corrigan are thrilled to debut a new menu with inventive items like smoked, bacon-wrapped meatloaf, Brewers Crafted Braised Pork Shank ® and the Famous Barr John White Burger. Two exclusive meals are planned for this season, with a wine dinner slated for November and a bourbon dinner in December. The restaurant is proud to be part of the 12 Bars of Charity, a holiday-themed pub crawl Dec. 21 that benefits local nonprofits. There’s also a Breakfast with Santa Dec. 14 with a Toys For Tots drive.
Hotel Saint Louis
If you want your holiday party in a casual atmosphere with views of the spectacular St. Louis skyline, Form offers the solution for your function. Entertainment abounds on this gorgeous rooftop (with a pool!), from live music throughout the week to DJs on the weekend. And as part of the 12 Bars of Charity on Dec. 21, there’ll be no shortage of holiday spirit(s). The bar features an eclectic array of items like chicken-fried steak biscuit sliders and Cherokee Street tacos, along with local-themed cocktails like the Gravois gin martini and the Missouri Mule. Reservations for holiday parties are booking fast, so act soon to ensure
The Last Hotel
The Last Kitchen
Located in the Historic Garment District, this beautiful space captures the St. Louis spirit with a mélange of Mississippi regional culinary inspiration. The Last Kitchen, which showcases local, from-scratch meals that evolve seasonally, serves elevated comfort food, from pizza and pasta to snacks and sandwiches with varying flavors that celebrate what it means to be neither East nor West. And to evoke feelings of festivity this holiday season, the large windows on the ground floor will be decked out with holiday displays reminiscent of bygone department stores. There’s also a Polar Plunge slated to take place in the sparkling rooftop pool, which offers stunning views amid a social energy and bold spirit.
1501 Washington Ave., St. Louis, 866.752.7700, thelasthotelstl.com
Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark
“Up On The Rooftop” – the Three Sixty rooftop, that is – enjoy a holiday experience like no other beginning in December. Get in the spirit as your favorite rooftop bar transforms into a Winter Wonderland. Featuring holiday-themed cocktails in a festive environment ideal for holiday, social and business parties, Three Sixty offers an unparalleled view 400 feet above downtown St. Louis. Kyle Mathis (2018 mixologist of the year) and team transform the cocktail program to winter warmers, boozy holiday cocktails and more you won’t want to miss.
1 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314.241.8439,
Doubletree Hotel Collinsville
From the warm, sophisticated interior to the seasonally focused menu, Porter’s Steakhouse is anything but typical. Approachable and relaxed, this restaurant is focused on delivering an exceptional dining experience perfect for an evening out or your holiday parties, with private and semi-private rooms available for rent. Porter's has been voted consistently by Open Table as one of the best steakhouses in America, and the menu caters to everyone in your group, with everything from dry-aged steaks and fresh seafood to robust salads and flavorful soups.
1000 Eastport Plaza Drive, Collinsville, 618.345.2400, porterscollinsville.com
From a delectable Thanksgiving Day brunch to the complimentary cocoa, coffee and s’mores station on the heated Sky Terrace (with dazzling views of downtown) every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in December, Cinder House is the perfect place to spend the holidays. You can also decorate gingerbread or holiday cookies throughout December. The comfortable, sophisticated restaurant offers complimentary valet parking and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu features shareable plates, blending the tradition of wood-fired meat, vegetables and fish with bold international flavors. And with James Beard Award-winner chef Gerard Craft at the helm, it’s remarkable that lunch entrees start at just $11.
999 N. Second St., St. Louis, 314.881.5759, cinderhousestl.com
Hyatt Regency St. Louis
at the Arch
Brewhouse Historical Sports Bar
Warm up this winter at Brewhouse with the Stews and Brews seasonal menu. The eatery has perfectly paired local beers with each of the sports bar’s signature stews: white chicken chili, gumbo and beef stew, all made with the highest quality of locally sourced proteins. And with plenty of other unique options, like blackened mahi tacos, beer-battered cod, flatbreads, salads and much more, Brewhouse is the perfect place to settle in with a beer and a bite before, during and after Cardinals and Blues games.
315 Chestnut St., St. Louis, 314.655.1234, hyattregencystlouis.com
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