Audrey is an exceptional dining experience in East Nashville, envisioned by Chef Sean Brock as a tribute to his Appalachian roots and his grandmother, after whom the restaurant is named. The establishment stands out for its unique fusion of Appalachian traditions with Japanese design elements, offering a space that combines rustic charm with sleek, minimalist aesthetics. The interior features wood preserved using the traditional Japanese Shou sugi ban method, custom tiles, and a collection of Southern folk art, creating an ambiance that is both warm and inviting​​​​.

Snow Crab, Freeze Dried Buttermilk, Parsnip Pudding
Snow Crab, Freeze Dried Buttermilk, Parsnip Pudding

The culinary offerings at Audrey reflect Brock’s deep appreciation for the South’s underutilized ingredients and ancient grains, presenting a menu that changes with the seasons. Dishes feature elements like jimmy red corn, heirloom apples and potatoes, alongside sophisticated touches of foie and black truffles. The restaurant also embraces a strong commitment to local craftsmanship, with custom-made furniture and lighting that reflect the tastes of the Appalachian region​​​​.

Local garden greens, edible flowers
Local garden greens, edible flowers

Audrey isn’t just a place to eat; it’s an immersive experience that blends art, culture, and cuisine in a setting that pays homage to Brock’s heritage and the rich traditions of the rural South. Whether you’re there for a special occasion or seeking a unique dining experience, Audrey offers a distinctive blend of flavors, textures, and visual delights that make it a standout destination in Nashville’s culinary scene.

Beet tart with Appalachian black walnuts and foie gras
Beet tart with Appalachian black walnuts and foie gras


809 Meridian Street
Nashville, TN 37207


HAPPY HOUR: 5pm-7pm DAILY in the Bar
BRUNCH: Saturday & Sunday – 10am-2pm

About Michael Castello

Michael is a singer/songwriter, producer, director, engineer and owner of Michael has been in the music and film industry for 40 years and learned songwriting from Tin Pan Alley great Lou Stallman.

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