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The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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Menu

CAVIAR SERVICE - A LA CARTE
Served with red onion, crème fraîche, blini, egg
28g $145.0
Calvisius Classic Siberian
28g $195.0
Calvisius Classic Oscietra
28g $220.0
Calvisius Royal Oscietra
FIRST COURSE
Chilled New England Oysters
Shallots, Szechuan peppercorn, Banyuls vinegar
Roasted Beet Risotto
Braised beef, crème fraîche, rye bread
Angus Beef Tartare
Caperberries, pommes Maxim, goat cheese
Burrata & Radicchio Salad
Aged honey vinegar, pistachios, Vermont apples
Fig Stuffed Gnocchi
Bacon, chicory, sage
Celery Root Bisque
Root vegetables, apple, coffee emulsion
MAIN COURSE
Grilled Atlantic Swordfish
Confit potatoes, chouriço, saffron nage
Slow Cooked Angus Beef
Cauliflower, garden greens, blue cheese mousse
Atlantic Cod Cioppino
Point Judith squid, mussels, fingerling potatoes, tomato broth
Berkshire Pork Loin
Apple cider, creamed kale, whole grain mustard emulsion
Roasted Chicken Breast
Popcorn grits, cipollini onions, truffles
Butter-Poached Lobster
Kabocha squash, mushrooms, Brussels sprouts, brown butter (Supplement $12)
DESSERT
Chocolate Hazelnut Bar
Hazelnut dacquoise, chocolate crémeux, Earl Grey gelato
Blood Orange Soufflé
Vanilla bean crème anglaise
Sticky Toffee Pudding
Poached cranberries, orange sherbet, ginger tuile
Coffee Semifreddo
Caramel crème anglaise, malted milk crumble
Selected Cheeses
Fruit jam, Marcona almonds, Aquidneck Island honey (Supplement $7)
Ice Creams & Sorbets
House made daily; Fudge sauce, caramel, or sweet cream
CASTLE HILL INN VEGETARIAN MENU
Three course - $68, $98 with pairings; Select a starter, main course, and dessert. Four course - $79, $113 with pairings; For a touch more variety; choose two starters, a main course, and dessert
FIRST COURSE
Burrata & Radicchio Salad
Aged honey vinegar, toasted pistachios, Vermont apples
Celery Root Bisque
Root vegetables, apple, coffee emulsion
MAIN COURSE
Farro Verde
Roasted mushrooms, garden vegetables
Roasted Beet Risotto
Crème fraîche, creamed kale, rye bread
DESSERT
Dessert
Entire dessert menu offered after entrées
About
The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn has been the backdrop of memorable occasions for over a century, residing inside a historic mansion built in 1875. The Forbes Four Star restaurant presents a prix fixe menu showcasing the talents of Chef Lou Rossi and his culinary team. We are blessed with a location that is second to none in New England - not only for the view, but for the bounty provided by our surrounding lands being brought to your table. * Sunday through Thursday 5:45pm – 8pm * Friday & Saturday 5:45pm – 9pm * Mansion Bar 11:30am – 10:00pm daily
PRICE RANGE
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Valet Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Selections for a three- or four-course meal with amuse bouche accompaniments and a selection of truffles after dessert are enough, in the words of my wife, to leave you in a food coma! Outstanding wine selection is discounted with the menu if you are spending...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Roger B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have made a tradition of this - excellent food and service at a very pretty place. Ordinarily the menu is fixed price but brunch is a la carte. Very nice. Give it a try.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mgerhardt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a Christmas dinner here at the hotel. It's a beautiful hotel on a cliffside at the ocean. The interior has a german / bavarian feel because of all the wood. Gorgeous christmas decorations. Fireplace. I must say the service is exquisite - our...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 365giannad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We save dining (because it is not just eating) at The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn for special occasions. There are fixed menus of the courses or 5 courses. The menu can change from day to day. Just be assured that the food is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rods948
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was my wife's special birthday on November 23rd and I wanted to take her to our favorite town, Newport, for the weekend ( from Long Island) and to have a celebratory dinner at what I thought would be an amazing restaurant. Well, I cannot...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sam V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Castle Hill continues to deliver some of the best food in the town, city of Newport! It is always innovative, fresh ideas, creative, and great to look at each plate. I have been eating there for years, having birthdays, holidays and special occasions marked at...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Will Newport R
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

Great service and amazing food. Every single thing I ate here was exquisite. Highly recommend visiting.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 995avivb
Reviewed 26 November 2018

For several years my small family enjoyed celebrating Thanksgiving at The Inn at Castle Hill. Then for a number of years we had large family dinners at home. When we realized we would be a trio again this year we excitedly said “let’s go back...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Travelfan2491
Anthony B, Manager at The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2018

Thank you for celebrating with us this holiday season. I'm terribly sorry that you found year's buffet offerings to be lackluster. We take pride in putting on great holiday events and I"m disappointed that we fell short. If you would, I'd love the chance to...More

Reviewed 24 November 2018

The Inn is beautiful, fantastic views. Service was extremely professional and friendly. We enjoyed every bite of our 3 course dinner - oysters, swordfish and ice cream for my husband, burrata and radicchio salad, the most tender beef ever, and orange soufflé for me. Very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lele0820
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

The lobster roll I had here was lacking. Just warm and just not as tasty as I would have liked. The oysters and salad were delicious though. Nice room with lovely view of boats sailing by. Lovely short hike on the premises to see the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LynneN140
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pmarchand4
17 August 2018|
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Response from LisaBella | Reviewed this property |
Dressy casual - not formal but we dined out doors so there may be a more formal code for inside.
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Meg I
9 July 2017|
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Response from sandra r | Reviewed this property |
First come Furst serve....a great view too!
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Meg I
9 July 2017|
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Response from Rod S | Reviewed this property |
1st come 1st served. Lawn chairs are somewhat limited, but the lawn is always available.
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