About The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn
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 brough to your table. These range from local seafood surrounding Aquidneck Island, seasonal produce, and artisanal cheeses crafted throughout the region. We hope to serve you a meal that will speak both to the nostalgia and tradition of New England cooking, while inviting you to experience something new along the way. The wine list features over 800 selections, and has been awarded the “Best of Award of Excellence” from Wine Spectator for ten years running. We look forward to making great memories and traditions with you soon.
Contemporary American, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Sunday through Thursday: 5:45pm – 9:00pm
Friday through Saturday: 5:45pm – 10:00pm
Castle Hill Avenue
$50 and over
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Private Party Facilities:
Private Dining services are available for our indoor spaces and our Chalet, featuring a range of capacities and menu styles based on applicable hours and seasonality. Please contact our sales department to coordinate private events at (401) 619-3830.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn Ratings and Reviews
After having a very unexceptional (and u ...
After having a very unexceptional (and unacceptable)
dining experienced at Castle Hill Inn several years ago ( there was a wedding going on ), with problems with both food and service, we decided to give it another try. The new experience was strictly top shelf from the moment we arrived. I had previously sent a note that we would be celebrating our anniversary. We were led into a more secluded side dining area and our waiter Brian introduced himself and proceeded to provide the finest service we have experienced short of Europe throughout the evening.
Totally first class. I was a little skeptical of the idea of a prix fixe menu in a fine dining situation, again, the meal and particularly with the wine pairings was exceptional throughout. All in all this was the antithesis of our previous experience at Castle Hill, we could not have been more pleased and will make a special point to dine there again the next time we are in Newport.
Certainly the Castle Hill Inn Dining Roo ...
Certainly the Castle Hill Inn Dining Room is pricey. But the food was delicious and excellently prepared and presented. The service and ambiance were outstanding. The views are spectacular. A great place to enjoy a relaxing and satisfying dinner with friends or familt!
Castle Hill continues to deliver a super ...
Castle Hill continues to deliver a superior dining experience. The location, fantastic arts and crafts style building, ambiance, professional wait staff, innovative menu, superb food - everything about it is top shelf. I am lucky to live in Newport and have such an amazing restaurant in my backyard. People travel from all over the world to visit Newport. Add Castle Hill to the "must do" list.
I have dined on the lawn at Castle Hill ...
I have dined on the lawn at Castle Hill several times in the past and enjoyed myself. This time my party and I were in the main dining room. The service and attention to detail were impeccable. I was, however, disappointed in my duck entree. It arrived over cooked and although they cooked another serving to perfection, my entire party was finished with dinner by the time my entree reappeared. They did comp my dinner, but I would rather have had it correct in the first place.
Exceptional menu selections and gracious ...
Exceptional menu selections and gracious, approachable service. Thoroughly enjoyable meal and evening out. Our server, Dan, was outstanding, and tailored wine pairings that were exactly to our liking. Exactly the type of experience we have come to expect whenever we visit Castle Hill. Already looking forward to the next time.
Presentation and attentiveness of server ...
Presentation and attentiveness of servers was excellent. Had traveled all day. Food not quite as expected but in all fairness might have just been our fatigue. Certainly would rate in the best two or three of Newport in any event.
This was our best dining experience in N ...
This was our best dining experience in Newport. Everyone who worked there was so friendly. We were seated by a window ideal for viewing the sunset. The host apologized about the shades being down but assured us they would be raised in time to view the sunset and they were. The food was superb (appetizers of melon and lobster bisque/dinners of filet mignon and lamb tenderloin). The chocolate souffle for dessert, should have ordered 2 instead of sharing. The service was extremely professional, attentive without being overbearing. Combine the view with the food and the staff, I don't know how you could top the Castle Hill dining experience.
We dined here for the last night of out ...
We dined here for the last night of out New England vacation. The food was excellent and the service top notch. I would happily come back here if I lived near by, and will definitely remember if we are fortunate enough to return here.
Excellent menu. Did the 3 course with wi ...
Excellent menu. Did the 3 course with wine pairing. Excellent presentation & service was impeccable. They insist on a jacket for men over the phone when confirming but we found that they were seating men without jackets and to our surprise one with shorts. Either the dress code is formal or it is not. In a high quality restaurant like this the dress code should be strictly enforced.
We visit Castle Hill every summer and we ...
We visit Castle Hill every summer and we always look forward to our special dinner there. We were not disappoint beet salad, melon salad, salmon and duck were very good as was my Johnny cake dessert. We were surprised after several reminders regarding the dress code that standards have been lowered in the dinning room. We will be back.
I Had dinner at The Castle Hill Inn this ...
I Had dinner at The Castle Hill Inn this past week with my husband and 12 year old daughter while vacationing in Newport. Our server, Madeline, was exceptional. She had an extensive knowledge of the menu and was polite. Each of our meals were delicious and wonderfully prepared and presented. It is definitely pricy, but in my opinion, worth it. Our server made the experience perfect.
We were visiting Newport and I wanted to ...
We were visiting Newport and I wanted to do something special for my wife's birthday. Castle Hill made it special. The food, service, room and view were all outstanding. My wife's birthday was acknowledged subtlety and tastefully. A most memorable evening.
This was our first time here, for our 6t ...
This was our first time here, for our 6th wedding anniversary dinner. We were a little shocked by the prices, but it was the best meal we have had in years and the service was outstanding. Our waitress Caitlin was superb, wish we could have her follow us around to every restaurant we go to.
This place is great. In the past we ate ...
This place is great. In the past we ate on the patio, but this time we ate in the dining area. My only suggestion is that eating in the dining area is not a last minute decision (no reservations on the patio, bar or lawn -- but for the dining area, plan ahead!
Everything was wonderful! The food was p ...
Everything was wonderful! The food was plated so beautifully and tasted just as good as it looked. We enjoyed a cocktail and the amazing sunset view from the lawn before dinner which I would recommend to anyone visiting Castle Hill Inn. The service was also spectacular. A must for anyone visiting the Newport area.
The place is nice and quiet. Waiters are ...
The place is nice and quiet. Waiters are very attentive. Unfortunately, the food wasn't as great as expected. We had two dishes extremely salty - tuna tartar (presented on a salt) and swordfish. I expected more from the Chef who used to work in Per Se.
Impeccable service and food without the ...
Impeccable service and food without the stodginess you would expect to find in a white tablecloth restaurant. . . Our first interaction with the valet and hostess made us feel comfortable and welcome. The bartender who served us our drinks while we waited for our table was relaxed and courteous. And, our server found the right balance between being informative and responsive. The food was excellent. We would definitely return for a family gathering or another special event, and look forward to trying the lawn sometime soon during the space in between. Thank you to the entire staff there and congratulations to the management on a running a gem.
Better then expected! I took my GF here ...
Better then expected! I took my GF here to propose out on the front lawn and it was a perfect experience. The service was very professional and the atmosphere on the lawn could not have been better. We had dinner in the dining room and it was an amazing dining experience. The service and food was the best in Newport hand s down. This is not an inexpensive restaurant but for special occasion it is well worth it.
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