About Briarhurst Manor
Only a few minutes drive west of Colorado Springs, Briarhurst Manor is located in the tiny valley of Manitou Springs. The stately Victorian manor house was built in 1876 by the founder of Manitou Springs, Dr. William Bell of London, England.
Our restaurant seats up to 500 guests and features casual yet elegant dining in nine intimate rooms, an extensive menu and wine list complete with five course dinners featuring domestic and game meats, fresh seafood, pastas, poultry, specialty salads, vegetarian, and handcrafted desserts.
The finely grained pink sandstone Tudor manor displays the architecture and landscaping of an English country house complete with the bubbling Fountain Creek passing through the estate. There is also an unrivaled view of Pike's Peak.
Contemporary American, Wild Game, Continental
Hours of Operation:
Open Wednesdays -Sundays at 5 for dinner. Open on Christmas Eve and New's Year's Eve, call us for reservations, special menu on those nights. Next Murder Mystery Dinner & Show, Sunday December 18th"The Tin Man Murder". Prizes for the winning detectives plus a great meal! Reservations required, advance ticket sales.
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$31 to $50
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Parties are welcome to hire musicians, bands or DJ's for their events. We can provide local referrals.
Full service on site catering from extensive & diverse preplanned menus or customized to your individual needs & desires. Please call for information & quotes for your event.
Two acres of on site parking with room for hundreds of cars. Abundant Street parking also available.
City bus stops on Manitou Avenue close to our location.
Private Party Facilities:
Your personal experienced banquet director will guide you through the event planning process making your event a success using one or all of a variety of banquet options. You may choose one or all of nine intimate dining and meeting rooms.
Private Party Contact:
Ken, Janice, Alison: 7196851864x
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Briarhurst Manor Ratings and Reviews
Beautiful food in an old world home. Sea ...
Beautiful food in an old world home. Seasonal menu changes and wine pairings make this an experience to remember. My husband and I enjoyed the lobster bisque and the unique presentation. The pheasant was a new experience for me, perfectly seasoned and delicious. Don't forget the poached pear for dessert, holds up well as a take home treat. We were pleased with the value of the meal and will return soon.
We arrived on time, and our Hostess Mega ...
We arrived on time, and our Hostess Megan had our confirmed reservation, and seated us in at an elevated table for us to celebrate my Souse's Birthday. Our Server Christian, was a true professional who suggested several menu items, & recommended a tasty wine bottle to compliment our menu selections. A very enjoyable time at your beautiful venue. Thanks
Atmosphere of restaurant was great. We w ...
Atmosphere of restaurant was great. We were greeting upon arrival by a very friendly staff. The food was outstanding, the waiter was very attentive. We were called the day before to confirm the reservation and were asked if it was for a special occasion and if either of us had any food allergies that they needed to be aware of, something that we have never experienced before. Overall this is the best restaurant we have ever had the pleasure to eat at.
Scallop dinner tasty. Pheasant dinner d ...
Scallop dinner tasty. Pheasant dinner delicious and filling. Vegetables delicious! Pressed parsley unique. Purple carrots was a first for me. Wow! The desert with pear quarters was especially nice. I would include a photo, but there is no upload option on this website.
A beautiful spot for a quiet, intimate e ...
A beautiful spot for a quiet, intimate evening . Just be prepared to pay a lot for the experience. The food is good but not great , and the wait
staff are personable and efficient. A perfect place for a special occasion meal.
great place to go with friends for a gre ...
great place to go with friends for a great meal with opportunity to visit while having a leisurely dinner, have enjoyed for better than 15 years and several chefs and continued high quality one of my 3 favorite dining spots in CS
The entire dining experience was a total ...
The entire dining experience was a total pleasure. From the moment we were taken to the Library to select the table we wished, through the completion of the dinner it was a total surprise and a very good experience. The whole staff as a whole was very friendly and made sure our first time here was a night to remember. They even came to our table to point out the deer who frequented the front yard at night so we might get some photos of them, which we did. We will go back again when we are in the area.
The food was very very well prepared. Th ...
The food was very very well prepared. The service, while kind and cheerful, was a bit under experienced. The restaurant is very difficult to find at night as the signage is small and placed after the restaurant entrance. There is no illumination!
Outstanding evening... great service. A ...
Outstanding evening... great service. Amazing Historic home-converted to Dining Rooms in each room... Very Interesting. Outstanding food. Steak and Veal options the best. The address is hard to find due to some city-restricted lack of signage. May have to call to get directions as we did. Worth the trouble. Great Evening.
The hostess and the waitperson were very ...
The hostess and the waitperson were very welcoming and friendly. When questions were asked about the wine or the food before ordering, the waitperson (who seemed to be new to the restaurant) asked the chef in order to get us the correct answer. We appreciated that.
The evening was lovely.
Each course was exquisitely prepared to ...
Each course was exquisitely prepared to the eye and to the palate. The scallops were succulent and tender, the scampi was excellent, the beef tips were tender and moist along with the homemade noodles. The sauce prepared with the beef tips was perfect. The artichoke served on an authentic slate tile from the original roof, was tasteful. It also came with a homemade meat manicotti that was also delicious. The elk was good, too. We didn't have dessert because we opted for a cake made by Carol Hildebrand from Creative Cakes (made special order for us) which never disappoints. The lemon cake with the lemon filling was moist and flavorful. We enjoyed this dinner and it will be a fond memory for the family.
A special offer brought us in, but we qu ...
A special offer brought us in, but we quickly decided to go with the 5 course meal. We had a very enjoyable experience and were able to take our time and visit with our friends over dinner.
The food was delicious and creative. We had the steak Diane and lobster tail.
Desert was beautiful. Everyone had something different, so we were able to sample several.
From the hostess to our waiter (Cody) we felt welcomed and well-taken - care-of.
We will definitely return.
The food was AMAZING!! The attention to ...
The food was AMAZING!! The attention to detail in all aspects is top notch, second to none. I informed the restaurant that I'm allergic to chocolate & when I asked if the dessert I was choosing had chocolate, our waiter, Randy, told me that he already informed the kitchen about it & I need not worry. SUCH a relief!!
We were taken care of very well by the w ...
We were taken care of very well by the wait staff. The place is beautiful, very nice quiet environment with great "vintage" furnishings. We enjoyed the meal, and all of the people working that evening.
A bit pricy, for instance, a bottle of wine - Kendall Jackson Chardonnay was $38.. about $12-13 at Costco. Quite the markup, as it's usually 2x.
Really enjoyed the evening. We were in the old "Master Bedroom", and they had even put a room air conditioner vented to the fireplace exhaust. It was great.
I had the Scampi, delicious, and the wife had the Filet, also delicious. Desert of the Chocolate Bomb was way way over the top, but it was excellent.
It is a beautiful little restaurant. Eve ...
It is a beautiful little restaurant. Everyone there was very professional. We got the Groupon, they had a nice list of choices for it. They also let you pick anything on the menu and just pay the difference which was great! All the food was very tasty! It was a bit too quiet for our liking though, some music or something would've been nice, it felt like we had to whisper our entire meal and we could hear everyone else's conversation. Other than that it was a perfect anniversary dinner! They even brought out our desert on a slate and wrote Happy Anniversary in chocolate. Beautiful!
Linda and I had been to the Briarhurst b ...
Linda and I had been to the Briarhurst before and we thought the food was much better on our previous visit. Service was good but the food could have been better. Linda and I did enjoy our evening out. Thanks, Fred
The service was wonderful and the food w ...
The service was wonderful and the food was excellent. Our waiter was very attentive and had a great grasp of the menu and how the food was prepared. Their coffee is specially made for them and is absolutely delicious! Romantic with beautiful grounds. Well worth the time and price.
Great service at a beautiful, romantic s ...
Great service at a beautiful, romantic setting. Lobster bisque was delicious and the chocolate dessert was amazing. My wife enjoyed her trout while I thought my NY steak was just OK. Partly my fault though as I don't care for blue cheese. We had a fun evening and I would definitely go back to try another menu option.
Service was good. Wait staff took good c ...
Service was good. Wait staff took good care of us. Lobster bisque was good. Wine was only okay. Beef Wellington was doughy. Angus beef was average. Sides were boring. Nothing special. Was given free dessert to take home for the doughy Wellington but was not what we had ordered.
It was our anniversary and they made it ...
It was our anniversary and they made it wonderful. The food was amazing, the service excellent and the place is beautiful. The outside area had a wedding going on, but it was quiet and lovely where they had us, didn't hear anything.
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