This place is nice, you back to old times, the ales testing are very good, the food was good... a little expensive for the size of the food.
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Great lunch in one of the only places to eat on the tour. 30 minute wait, worth it though. Large group & they were very accommodating. Shared the basket of home made chips which came with 3 dipping sauces. Excellent. Had the Cob Salad with...More
The food and service were both enjoyable. The soup sampler was superb; the pulled Virginia Pork sandwich (with a combination of vinegar and ketchup-based sauces) was very tasty - hint of smoke, and flavor explosions!
We came to Williamsburg for a day trip and while in Colonial Williamsburg we made sure we had lunch at Chowning's for the Welch Rarebit which my husband enjoyed...his only complaint about it was it was the size of an appetizer instead of lunch. I...More
We've been to WBurg 4 times and decided to try the tavern experience. The ambience of a colonial tavern is nice but the food quickly kills that. The waitresses need to be cognizant that patrons will probably not understand the colonial descriptions used on the...More
We stopped by the Chowning's Tavern for lunch...we had to wait, but it was very nice! Great tavern! Our server was Karen G. It doesn't take very long, and it was super! We had the Beef Trencher and Banger's Mash--very nice, with the British! We...More
Food was good....Turkey Sandwich, Room Beet and the Apple Dumpling were very tasty. Miranda was our waitress and she was GREAT! Good sense of humor.....very professional!
What a great setting. Food, music, games are all characteristic of the colonial period. We witnessed staff dressed in colonial garb, singing and playing music on historic instruments. The staff explained the instruments and the history behind them, origin, etc. You can learn a lot...More
We stopped in for a late lunch while walking around Colonial Williamsburg. Like everywhere in town the decor, waitstaff, and food are all of the time period. We shared a crock of cheese (beer cheese "dip" with crackers and fruit). It was delicious! I could...More