Spotlight on Brookhaven: Meet Bill Brown, Owner of There Gastropub
Bill Brown, Owner - www.therebrookhaven.com - 404-949-9677
Bill Brown has been in Brookhaven for 20 years. About seven years ago, he retired and decided to create something for the neighborhood. That's when he built There. There was built by people in Brookhaven, founded by people in Brookhaven, and serves people of Brookhaven.
What makes There Gastropub different from your competitors?
All of our chefs are culinary school graduates who make everything from scratch. We don't use any processed foods, we culture our own buttermilk in-house, we bring in hogs to break them down and get the prime cuts, we cure our own ham, and we cure our own bacon. We have an acre of land that we grow the majority of our vegetables on so we try to do as much as possible from scratch, not using processed food - processed foods involves certain chemicals and things that people are trying to avoid today.
On Sundays we have what is arguably one of the best brunches in Atlanta! We have a jazz trio come and play every Sunday from 12:30 to 3:30 for brunch. On Thursday nights we have another local act that usually plays from 8 to about 11, and then occasionally we'll bring in another local troubadour out on the patio or as a happy hour special 5 to 7.
We do have a little al fresco dining area, about 8 tables right out front -- a sort of urban-type of dining. It is a very nice environment where people are enjoying their beautiful craft cocktails and their fresh food and can interact with their neighbors.
We are open 6 days a week Tuesday to Sunday, 11:30 am to midnight and the during football season we're open Monday nights from 6 till the end of the game. On game nights we run a $5 Monday night special and we always have local craft beer on sale.
Where are you located?
We are in Town Brookhaven, in the complex across from the entrance to Costco and Marshall's. You can spot us easily by our big green awning next to the breezeway under the apartments.
We have a large parking lot right across the street.
Interview conducted by local REALTOR® Kelly Marsh.