Galley & Garden
Local American fare in a historic home
Southern and French cuisines inspire the seasonal American menus at this sophisticated Southside destination from chef James Boyce serving elevated plates for lunch, dinner and Sunday jazz brunch. Set in the historic Merritt House, the renovated space has a modern, minimalist aesthetic with some vintage touches, plus a columned porch and patio.
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hours Open Today · 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
location 2220 Highland Avenue, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA phone +1 205-939-5551 website directions Get Directions
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Best in town. Last night was our first of many visits to come. The braised short ribs were the best I’ve had. Our wait staff helped us choose a perfect wine and attended to us like we were the only people there. The atmosphere is cozy and romantic. I can’t recommend this place enough. Thanks to Joy and Michael for making date night amazing!
Emily Tucker · April 29, 2018
Enjoyed a quote dinner at the bar. This place has a lovely ambiance and enticing menu. I ordered the scallops, which were perfectly seared, and the gin based signature cocktail. Very please with my meal. For dessert I had the molten chocolate choke and a scoop on the homemade ice cream. I could have done with out the Cake, which I expected to have a more rich chocolate flavor, but the ice cream saved the day. Would highly recommend
Kia M. Benion · January 23, 2018
Beautiful atmosphere. Absolutely beautiful building, very well thought-out, clean, classy, perfect. My wife and I went for Valentine's Day, and didn't have a reservation because it was actually a last-minute change of plans to go there, but we didn't have to wait long at all, especially for it being a holiday. They sat us at the bar while we waited, but we don't drink, so they gave us water and the bartenders were very personable. We were seated quickly, and our waitress was very helpful in answering our questions about the menu. The meat in both of our meals came slightly undercooked, but they apologized profusely and quickly righted the wrong. Our waitress, another server, the Maitre D, and another guy who I think was the owner himself all came to apologize and make sure that it was fixed and done right. The appetizer was phenomenal, the meals were really great pairings with unique, beautiful touches, like fried bone marrow and honey bacon spaetzle. The creme brulee and chocolate mousse were outstanding. The portion sizes aren't huge, and your wallet be well aware that it is a "fine dining" establishment, but it is very well done and more than worth it for the occasional treat.
Nicholas Anderson · May 13, 2018