Discover the captivating tale behind the name "Robie's," the restaurant nestled within the Magnolia Hotel St. Louis.
Named in honor of the enigmatic character John Robie, portrayed by the legendary Cary Grant in the 1955 film "To Catch A Thief," our restaurant carries a rich history that draws inspiration from this cinematic masterpiece.
Set against the backdrop of the French Riviera, the movie follows the story of retired jewel thief John "The Cat" Robie, who finds himself ensnared in a string of burglaries. As suspicions swirl, Robie embarks on a quest to clear his name by capturing the new Cat in action. This journey unfolds against a backdrop of elegance and intrigue, much like the ambiance we've created at Robie's.
Our restaurant's name pays homage to this riveting narrative, as John Robie's character serves as a symbol of charm, adventure, and allure, traits we've artfully woven into the Robie's dining experience. Just as Robie navigates the intricate web of suspicion and intrigue, our restaurant invites you to immerse yourself in an atmosphere that celebrates history, glamour, and delectable cuisine.
Step into Robie's and savor contemporary American dishes in an elegant setting that seamlessly marries past and present. Our dedication to honoring this legacy is mirrored in every detail, from the shots adorning our walls to the crafted drinks paying homage to Hollywood's golden age. Like the plot of the movie, where identities and intentions evolve, Robie's offers an experience that transforms as you uncover the layers of its history and cuisine.
Join us at Robie's, where the spirit of "To Catch A Thief" lives on, and indulge in an unforgettable dining experience that captures the essence of its cinematic inspiration while crafting new stories of your own.