Award-Winning Downtown Denver Restaurants

From acclaimed Afternoon Tea service to refined dinner at the Palace Arms to late-night spirits at Churchill Bar, The Brown Palace's Downtown Denver restaurants and bars provide the city's best experiences. Politicians, socialites, film stars and other luminaries have gathered at the hotel's dining and drinking destinations since 1892 -- venues that today stand as Denver's most ambitious places to wine, dine and relax.

Traditional Afternoon Tea

This longstanding Denver tradition is a favorite of locals and visitors alike. Scones, tea pastries and tea sandwiches are prepared daily and served alongside tea with straight-from-the-source Devonshire cream. Space at The Brown Palace's Afternoon Tea service is limited - please call (303) 297-3111 for reservations.

  • Hours: noon - 4pm, daily

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Ship Tavern

Home to the region's best Prime Rib, Ship Tavern serves lunch, dinner, microbrews and wine in a vintage pub setting. The tavern serves as one of Downtown Denver's best sports-viewing spots and hosts live music Wednesday through Saturday evenings.

  • Lunch: 11am - 5pm
  • Dinner: 5pm - 11pm
  • Bar: 11am - Midnight

Live Entertainment:

  • Wednesday - Saturday 8:30pm - 11:30pm

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A go-to power lunch destination among Downtown Denver restaurants, Ellyngton's serves creative cuisine in an elegant atmosphere. Natural light filters through expansive windows, providing the perfect environment for the restaurant's acclaimed Sunday Champagne Brunch (advance reservations highly recommended).

  • Hours: 7am-2pm weekdays ; 7am-11am Saturdays ; 7am-10am Sundays

Ellyngton's Champagne Brunch

Lavish buffet tables feature our culinarian's best, including artful and delicious offerings from the hotel's own bakery. Choose from four tiers: just brunch, Domaine Chandon, Moet et Chandon, and Dom Perignon. Advanced reservations highly recommended.

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Palace Arms

The Palace Arms is the hotel's crown jewel, standing as one of Denver's premier fine dining destinations. The restaurant earned Wine Spectator's "Best of Award of Excellence" for its unparalleled wine list and elegant atmosphere.

  • Dinner: Friday - Saturday 5:30pm - 9pm


*Prices and menus are subject to change

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Churchill Bar

Select spirits, high-end cigars, and a distinct sense of upscale calm reside at Churchill Bar. Hailed as the best of Downtown Denver bars, Churchill evokes its namesake with sophisticated style, collection of premium vodkas, single-malt scotches, small-batch bourbons and wines - along with a humidor of 60-plus cigars.

  • Hours: 11am-11pm, daily

The Brown Palace Coffee & Tea Co.

Tucked into a cozy corner of The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa's grand foyer, the hotel's in-house coffee and tea shop serves locally roasted Allegro coffee along with an array of sweets, pastries and snacks. Sit back, settle in and sip while browsing books from the Tattered Cover Book Store.

  • Open Daily: 6am - 3:30pm


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