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Olde Pink House set to re-open April 8

The Olde Pink House, plans to re-open the first-floor dining rooms, Planter’s Tavern and Arches Bar on Monday, April 8, a spokesperson says.

The iconic restaurant, originally built in 1771, has been temporarily closed following a fire in the upstairs ballroom in late December.

"We’re thrilled to welcome guests back to this important piece of Savannah history, beginning on April 8,” said Olde Pink House General Manager Craig Jeffress.

From April 8-14, guests will be seated on a walk-in basis. Reservations are currently being accepted for April 15th and beyond. To make a reservation, please call 912.232.4286 or visit

“Our goal is to restore the interiors exactly as people remember," Jeffress said. "Some of the finishing touches will still be completed through the month of April, but we want to get our treasured staff back to work as soon as possible and to help our loyal customers make incredible memories once again.”

Since January, The Pinyan Company has been restoring the restaurant in the wake of the fire. "Much of the restoration involves custom pieces that take time to manufacture," they say.

“We will open with five dining rooms initially, but in the weeks to follow, more of the original home will be available to our guests for dining,” said Jeffress.

"Based on the current restoration timeline," the Pinyan group reports, "The Olde Pink House is expected to open daily at 5 p.m. and seat diners until 10:30 p.m., beginning April 8. The Planters Tavern featuring live music and the Arches Bar with indoor and outdoor seating will be open later into the evening."