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Definitive Taste

Celebrated Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, whose name adorns fine dining establishments around the world, has made his debut in the American South at The Hermitage Hotel. Our signature restaurant Drusie & Darr welcomes guests for epicurean adventures, complemented by an artfully designed dining room with timeless flair. With a globally-inspired menu showcasing the abundance of Tennessee produce, Jean-Georges will present seasonal cuisine for occasions both ordinary and extraordinary at Drusie & Darr, from sophisticated evenings out to glamorous celebrations to relaxed family gatherings. In true Jean-Georges style, Drusie & Darr will feature his signature plant-based offerings, oven fired pizzas and curated cocktails, alongside new creations that reflect the modern spirit of Nashville.

Hours Of

7:00 AM – 10:30 AM | Breakfast

11:30 AM – 2:00 PM  | Lunch

5:00 PM – 10:00 PM | Dinner

Drusie & Darr

Setting the stage for Jean-George’s cuisine, The Hermitage Hotel’s storied dining room has undergone a contemporary reimagination from visionary designer Thomas Juul-Hansen. Drusie & Darr is a glamorous, yet understated space with timeless warmth and ambiance, utilizing a simple palette of natural materials like metal, wood, leather and stone. All furnishings, from the mother-of-pearl pendant lamps to the seating, tables and curved banquettes, are entirely bespoke to Drusie & Darr, while the iconic arched ceiling is highlighted by dramatic lighting from the world-renowned Hervé Descottes of L’Observatoire International.

Breakfast to Dinner, and everything in between.

*Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness if you have certain medical conditions. Please inform your server of any food allergies.

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