TownHall at 800 North High

TownHall Announced at 800 North High

January 8, 2018

COLUMBUS, OHIO – Bobby George is bringing his Cleveland-based “TownHall” concept to downtown Columbus. TownHall, which has been named “one of the most innovative restaurants in the country” by USA Today, will be George’s first restaurant and bar located in central Ohio. It will occupy 7,200 SF (including a 650 SF patio) on the first floor of the new 800 North High development in the Short North. The restaurant will serve a variety of lunch, dinner and weekend brunch options and is expected to open in summer 2019.

In addition to TownHall, George will incorporate a yet-to-be-named second concept on the tenth floor of the building with a large rooftop bar and lounge with impressive views of downtown Columbus. The 800 North High development also will include a Moxy Hotel by Marriott and 46,000 SF of Class A office space.

“We’ve been looking to expand TownHall for quite a while, but we were waiting for the perfect location in downtown Columbus,” said George. “TownHall is unique to the area, and we look forward to bringing our fresh food and vibe to the Short North.”

Often touted as the best independent restaurant in the country, TownHall not only tastes good, but is good for you. The 100% non-GMO and mostly organic restaurant is known to cater to all diners with its traditional dishes, vegan, vegetarian, low-glycemic, ketogenic and paleo offerings.

In addition to TownHall’s food offerings, they pour their own organic and lab-tested brand of coffee “The Standard” which has been tested for all molds and mycotoxins (results even show that they have the cleanest coffee on the market). TownHall keeps their coffee and beverage programs as forward-thinking as their food ethos, offering caffeine selections ranging from “Bulletproof” coffee to Nitro Toddy and Turmeric lattes.

Visitors are encouraged to sit down and stay awhile to experience all that TownHall has to offer. In addition to healthy menu items, TownHall offers a rotating craft beer selection that is comprised of many rare taps, specialty “cold-pressed” cocktails, made with organic and cold-pressed juices, biodynamic, vegan, and organic wines.

“TownHall is a perfect addition to Short North and the 800 North High development,” said Crawford Hoying Principal, Brent Crawford. “With its non-GMO, healthy food and fun environment, TownHall is bringing something to downtown Columbus that we don’t currently have. We’re excited for this Cleveland staple to open in Central Ohio.”

To request more information on commercial leasing, call 614.468.8776.

About TownHall

TownHall believes that healthy does not mean perfect. They believe that BALANCE is the key to a happy and healthy life. WELLNESS encompasses the body, mind, and soul. CHANGE is ignited by passion! At TownHall, passion is in the hearts of the entire team. They hire only those that are committed to their mission and think of the team as family. Each day they motivate each other to be the best they can be. They go to work with the goal of becoming a little better, a little smarter, or a little braver. They will celebrate the achievements made together but also focus on the work still to be done, never letting being good get in the way of being great. TownHall’s upbeat atmosphere, staff, cocktail and coffee program, and dedication to only the highest quality ingredients offer an unmatched experience for guests. For more information on TownHall, visit

About 800 North High

The 800 North High development is located in the heart of the Short North amid a buzz of restaurants, shops, galleries and a wide mix of housing options. The building contains two primary uses, 46,000 SF of Class A Office space and a 116 key Moxy by Marriott hotel. The design pays special attention to outdoor spaces and includes an abundance of windows with views of the Short North and Downtown. Two restaurants and a Hubbard fronting retail space on will complement hotel and office. In-building valet parking will add a level of service and convenience not currently available in the Short North. For more information on the 800 North High development, visit

About Crawford Hoying

Crawford Hoying is a full service real estate development company, based in Dublin, Ohio concentrating in all aspects of acquisition, design, development, construction, management and commercial and residential brokerage. In the past five years alone, they have developed more than $1 billion of mixed-use, multifamily, office and retail properties. Crawford Hoying creates a sense of place, focused on consumer needs from a commerce, culture and community perspective. Bridge Park,, and Water Street District,, are examples of Crawford Hoying’s transformational development capabilities. To learn more about Crawford Hoying, visit

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