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Oak & Grain

853 Pleasant St, New London, NH 03257-5582
+1 603-526-6271
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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tenderloin” (7 reviews)
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853 Pleasant St, New London, NH 03257-5582
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our 5-course fixed price dinner included broccoli soup, garden fresh salad, a frozen fruit sangria entremezzo, a entree of filet mignon or a seafood mixed grill and ended with a buttermilk crumb cake topped with fresh fruit and Chantilly cream. All courses were superbly crafted...More

Thank Marge H
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for allowing us to be a part of your date night! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at the Inn at Pleasant Lake and were able to take advantage of our signature dining experience. We look forward to welcoming you back for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not only is the Inn cozy and welcoming, but the food impeccable.....all 5 courses!! From start to finish, our experience was a delight. The bar had a wonderful assortment of wines, and the bartender was able to answer all of my questions about the different...More

Thank Louise N
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this review! We are very happy that you enjoyed your evening dining with us. We strive to make sure every aspect of our dining experience, from the bar, to the waitstaff, to the dining room, makes a positive impact on...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We had the pleasure of dining with the owners and were served an incredible meal by chef Brian Leary. He served us the best meal I've ever eaten. The food was beyond anything I've ever had and was presented with details from the chef. An...More

Thank agilson99
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review and for joining us for dinner. We truly enjoy meeting with guests and sharing our experiences. Our Chef and Service Team have been wonderful at crafting an atmosphere that encourages community. The team will be so pleased to hear how much...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017

While visiting family in the area, we were encouraged to experience the talents of Chef Leary during our stay. At the presentation of each course, the Chef personally reviewed the ingredients, the local sourcing, and preparation. I could not possibly do the meal justice with...More

Thank Clifton G
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

We're so glad you chose to dine with us on your trip from Virginia! Thank you for your review and sharing your experience with future guests. We love your symphony analogy and your description of the meal as a masterwork!! Bravo!! We hope you return...More

Reviewed 20 February 2017

Celebrate in style with this chic casual experience! They have cozy rooms and a Great Lake to swim in when weather permitsMore

Thank jskidgell25
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Thanks for your feedback! We're very pleased you found our atmosphere conducive to your celebration. We aspire to help create an unmatched experience that is memorable. We hope to be the first choice folks consider when planning a celebration or event, or even just a...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Outstanding food, very expensive but well worth it. We go on special occasions . 5 course pre fix price choice of 2 entrees

Thank glbrenner
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2017

So glad you found the dining experience outstanding! We certainly try to ensure every dining occasion with us is special, something you can't find in your typical restaurant. Thanks for sharing with others.

Reviewed 3 January 2017

My son and I absolutely enjoyed the tastefully prepared courses. The wine pairing was just awesome. We will come back again for the food and the ambience.

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IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Thanks for your feedback and taking the time to write this review. We look forward to welcoming you back!

Reviewed 2 January 2017

Simply an outstanding venue! Beyond the sumptuous cuisine, your evening... is an experience! From the warm, friendly greeting upon arrival, to the personal service level attention, the evening flows seamlessly and intuitively. Based on a Prix Fixe Menu, one arrives approx. 30-45 minutes prior to...More

1  Thank Sno-Bum
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

Thank you for your review. You have truly described the experience we are trying to provide and you have placed us among some wonderful company. So glad you thorough enjoyed it and we look to welcoming you back when you are in the area. Yes...More

Reviewed 15 November 2016

We enjoy the Inn and have only enjoyable times there. Their front porch overlooks Newfound Lake and the sun just sparkles off the lake. The Inn is of a vintage age but is quite lovely. When we go, we will sit on the porch and...More

Thank Retireeat68
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

We're not sure this review was intended for our property as we are on Pleasant Lake, in New London, NH. We do offer a lovely porch with an incredible view over Pleasant Lake and across to Mt. Kearsarge. It is of a vintage age and...More

Reviewed 26 October 2016

A charming inn, fantastic food. Chef makes a presentation about the menu choices. Quality of the food is outstanding. Tenderloin was delicious and sword fish fresh with a nice sauce. Squash soup was a real hit with everyone. My guests were impressed with the food...More

Thank JHelen89
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2016

So glad everyone enjoyed their meal and the experience at the Inn. Chef is very fond of cooking "in season" and the squash soup has indeed been very popular. It is just one more way he strives for the freshest experience focused on peak flavors.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 62
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 13:00
18:15 - 22:00
18:15 - 22:00
18:15 - 22:00
18:15 - 22:00
18:15 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 853 Pleasant St, New London, NH 03257-5582
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  New London
  • Phone Number: +1 603-526-6271
  • E-mail
Celebrate the bounty of New Hampshire at our highly acclaimed New London restaurant Oak & Grain. Inspired by flavors from around the globe, our menus highlight the best seasonal ingredients of the region, including local farms and our herb garden. Enjoy stunning lake views from our elegant dining room or casual small plate dining on the patio during the warmer months.
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