comfort bar food with an Asian pantry


“I am excited to be a part of the history and the enthusiasm that Actors Theatre has brought to the arts community of Louisville. Our goal is to be as creative with our food as the theatre has been with their productions…”  ~ Chef Lee



Location: 316 West Main Street, Louisville, Ky., 40202
The lower level of Actors Theatre, below the Sara Shallenberger Brown Lobby, with a new street level entrance on Main Street.

SUMMER Hours of Operation:
Tuesday – Thursday, 5-10
Friday 5-11
Saturday 5:30-11
Sunday 5:30-8

The Menu: MilkWood will focus on a small plates concept, with appetizers ranging from $7 to $12 and Entrees starting at $12.

Click here to view MilkWood’s current menu!

                          By Phone: 502-584-MILK (6455)
                          Online: Click Here!


The inspiration behind milkwood

The name “MilkWood,” says Chef Lee, “brings to mind comfort and nurture, the ideas of milk and wood. These ideas are also reflected in the interior’s major design elements.”  The name pays homage to Dylan Thomas’ Under Milk Wood, a heartwarming play about a unique community that Chef Lee says reminds him of Louisville in its portrayal of an “authentically one-of-a-kind community that is rich in history but also a city looking towards the future.” Coincidentally, Under Milk Wood was the first show that former Artistic Director Jon Jory directed at Actors Theatre.

Click here to visit the Milkwood Restaurant website

Actors Theater of Louisville
316 West Main St.
Louisville, KY 40202
Box Office: 502.584.1205
502.371.0956 TDD

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