Affording a refreshing take on upscale southern cuisine, Ox Lot 9 offers a farm-to-table experience, sourcing from local producers and suppliers to create inventive, seasonal menus. Led by Chef Jeffrey Hansell, Ox Lot 9 reflects the food of the region, focusing on fresh, local seafood and heritage pork, duck, quail, and prime beef.
The restaurants name, Ox Lot 9, pays homage to off-street ox lots that were once built into Covington's downtown grid. Southern Hotel's western wing was build on the location of the original Ox Lot 9, where horses and oxen were once tied up.
Furnished with murals showcasing Covington's history, Cypress Bar offers a full bar menu and a comfortable setting, featuring a patio with a fireplace.