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/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn Ratings and Reviews
when they called me to confirm reservati ...
when they called me to confirm reservation they said no jeans for dress code., I asked about nice jeans with blazer and they said no .. So my friend went and bought new pants.. There were three guys with Jeans on in dining room! My friend was very nice and told the manger .. He acknowledged it but didn't offer any explanation or offer a free drink or something for buying new pants. So I still don't understand dress code!
We went there to celebrate out 47th wed ...
We went there to celebrate out 47th wedding anniversary (we had also done so two years ago for our 45th). It would be an understatement to say it was outstanding! We were each treated at the outset to a complimentary glass of sparkling wine and the meal and service that followed were incredibly good. We certainly look forward to returning. It is one of the finest establishments that we have ever had the pleasure of visiting.
Every aspect of our dining experience wa ...
Every aspect of our dining experience was outstanding! The dining room was stunning. The service was professional as well as personable (I was reminded of the staff at Danny Meyer's restaurants). The food was truly memorable: Delicious, creative, attractively presented, and served in just the right portions and at the proper temperature. We chose the chef's tasting menu (and would choose it again) which contained a wonderful selection of dishes and was well paced for all courses. My dining companion chose the wine pairing. The server gave a brief description of each offering and the reason why that particular wine was chosen to complement each course, which added a bit of fun to it. Such a lovely evening and one that we won't soon forget.
We dined at Castle Hill for the second t ...
We dined at Castle Hill for the second time recently and it continues to impress us. The service is phenomenal - the food delicious. Can't recommend this enough!
The LAMB was it was very tough, no flav ...
The LAMB was it was very tough, no flavor, the combination of sausge and red cabbage - did not compliment the lamb. Very salty. The price for this and quality was substandard. The halibut was the best I have had. Dessert was extremely good - the "chocolate hazelnut bar" was grand also was the sorbet.
The setting and view are spectacular. Yo ...
The setting and view are spectacular. You are surrounded on three sides of the dining room by Narragansett Bay. The service was stellar, each of the wait staff are professional, attentive without being intrusive and very pleasant and engaging. The food was delectable from appetizer through dessert. The presentation of the food was wonderful. It was a perfect setting to celebrate our wedding anniversary. It was exactly what I had hoped the evening would be!
We had a wonderful meal at the Castle Hi ...
We had a wonderful meal at the Castle Hill Inn, starting with two glasses of Preseco(?) to toast our wedding anniversary. Each course was delicious and explained so well by our waiter Karl. The extra little treats between courses were great. (White asparagus tasting, beet sorbet) Overall, a great meal and evening with a nice view even though the weather was overcast. The sun did breakthrough while eating. Would recommend to others visiting the area.
The food was fantastic at Castle Hill! Our waiter Carl was just lovely, so attentive and new everything on the menu. I highly recommend this restaurant. A true Newport find!
Great Food in a Spectacular Setting
Castle Hill Inn sits on a bluff overlooking the water and Jamestown; the dining room enjoys the best of the view. The fixed menus offered something for everyone's palate, the food was innovative and delicious. We especially enjoyed the offered wine pairings, which ranged from predictably appropriate to surprising and working well. We especially enjoyed the cookie dough soufflé for desert, the chef somehow included the cookie dough into a perfectly light and smooth soufflé. The pairing of a bitter stout with the soufflé was amazing. Not a restaurant for every day, but a great place to celebrate an occasion.
Everything about our meal here was terrific, including the view. The food & service is Michelin star quality. Really outstanding! Highly recommend this restaurant!
Amazing as always!
Every single times here is such an experience!I love this place!The service is fully devoted, the location awesome and the food really tasty.Their lobster roll and the peach pie are a guarantee of success.
As always the food was excellent. Our se ...
As always the food was excellent. Our server was attentive and really funny. Castle Hill is on our favorites list. 😀
Service was outstanding. The food was as ...
Service was outstanding. The food was as amazing as the location!
Our group of five had a wonderful time. The food (individuals ordered very different dishes) was outstanding as was the service by Mae. The view from the dining room was spectacular. We dined in leisure in a quiet dining room on a Sunday afternoon and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. It is not inexpensive though for a special occasion, it was worth it.
One of our very special places
This place is a classic, with a beautiful view of the water, and excellent food. We return every few years for brunch and are always amazed by the scenery and ambiance. Can't say enough good things.
Another wonderful sunset dinner at Castl ...
Another wonderful sunset dinner at Castle Hill. Our favorite table overlooking Narraganset Bay and Alex one of our two favorite servers. Carl is the other. A splendid anniversary experience! Many happy returns!!!
Best dinner in Newport area
I have been going to NEWPORT Rhode Island for the past 25 years and for some unknown reason have never dined at Castle Hill before this past Memorial Day weekend. I was able to make a last minute reservation for two at 6:45 Saturday evening on Open Table. The food was excellent, the service excellent, the view stupendous and the drinks were very high quality. I had a Manhattan, and my wife a Sauvignon blanc. Although priced about twice as much as the Cooke Houseon Bannister Wharf for a similar meal it was worth it.
Amazing restaurant in unbeatable locatio ...
Amazing restaurant in unbeatable location. Make sure to book a table just before sunset. You won't want to miss it!
Beautiful place to eat lunch outside if ...
Beautiful place to eat lunch outside if you are visiting the Newport area. The view is gorgeous and the food was fantastic.
Fell just a bit short...
We booked an 815 reservation for our 20th anniversary dinner and arrived right about 8pm. Although the restaurant was not very busy (and after being told upon arrival that tables were running to reservation times - which was fine), we weren't seated until after 830pm. One of the hostesses told us several times that a "fabulous" table was being re-set for us. I almost thought it was custom built given the time it took to set that table.... No explanation was given for the extended wait for us to be seated. The view from the dining room was amazing - as the location is known for. The service was generally good if a bit slow overall. One of the servers was simply delightful and attentive - she made a point of following through to ensure we had a card with the name of the wine my wife had had a glass of. Another was so quick at placing food on the table with the accompanying description, it seemed as though he was either very nervous or had been told to speak as quickly as possible when putting the food on the table. The variation in their approach is what made things notable... The food was good, not great. We had to request water and bread (which was delicious) after a very long wait for our drink order to arrive. Overall, an ok meal with amazing views.
Just one of the best experiences of any ...
Just one of the best experiences of any trip to Newport
From the moment we arrived and the valet took our car, everything was perfect! Our server, Emily, could not have been more knowledgeable, friendly, and efficient. She was a pleasure to speak with. Our food was phenomenal; we had the lobster roll, lobster hash, and the chowder. We will definitely return the next time we are in Newport.
Amazing views and great ambience. Very ...
Amazing views and great ambience. Very polite staff and great and inventive food.
On a sunny day,there is no better ambien ...
On a sunny day,there is no better ambience in New England!
Very nice place and day - bathrooms cou ...
Very nice place and day - bathrooms could use an upgrade. The timing of the first course came out BEFORE our drinks ! The fellow at the front entrance could have had better wits about him and not asking me and my 75 year old companion to go back out side , down the stairs and around to the front and then up more stairs to get to the hostess station and then the dining room. Luckily I am familiar with the restaurant and told him to get real and walked through. The summer staff could all use a refresher course in fine - high end dining and an Inn that rooms are $1,300 a night.
Beautiful setting. Lovely outdoor seatin ...
Beautiful setting. Lovely outdoor seating area as well as dining room overlooking the grounds and coast. The lobster roll was fabulous! Great way to celebrate my birthday!
Delicious. The food was amazing. The but ...
Delicious. The food was amazing. The butter asparagus melted in your mouth. We enjoyed each item we selected. The room is intimate and quiet. A beautiful view if you arrive early enough. Service was attentive.
Castle Hill Inn was recommended by a fri ...
Castle Hill Inn was recommended by a friend. We celebrated our 20th anniversary and it couldn't have been better. The ambiance, scenic view, food were just amazing. Truly a special place! Thank again for a great time!
We were given a Christmas gift and were so happy to have a delightful lunch. The preparation of both entrees was outstanding. We have already suggested Castle Hill to friends. Truly a memorable afternoon. Many thanks.
I have been to Castle Inn a few times. E ...
I have been to Castle Inn a few times. Every time is relaxing, elegant and the food is superb. Our sever, Alex was extremely knowledgeable, helpful and very willing to help. I am a vegetarian and find the vegetarian menu diverse and different. Not your average vegetarian meals.
Always a great time, service was not as ...
Always a great time, service was not as great as it has been in past visits.
Each component of three course meal was ...
Each component of three course meal was creative and tasty. Multiple good choices. Service was personable and attentive without being interfering. Fluke entree was excellent. Don't miss the sunset. Great bonus!
Delightful location. Beautiful view. Fri ...
Delightful location. Beautiful view. Friendly staff.
Great meal! Great time!
This was the third time my wife and I have dined at Castle Hill. We love the place and everything about it.
We decided to go with the 3 course meal ...
We decided to go with the 3 course meal with wine pairings. For the first course I had the duck confit and my husband had the marinated tuna, both of which were unique and delicious. Our server was very knowledgeable about the wine pairings without being over the top. Everything we were served was perfect. But one of the things that I like best about this place is the lack of noise. You can actually carry on a conversation while you savor your wonderful food.
You can't go wrong, the food & service is outstanding. This was our first time there & we will be back. It is expensive but worth every penny. If you like high quality food & service it is a great splurge! We went for dinner & did the four course option. Every course was delightful & there were even a few extras thrown in. Overall a fantabulous dinning experience.
We were celebrating my husband's 50th birthday and had the tasting menu. We have one dietary need that was taken into consideration but still maintained the integrity of the menu. We also had our children with us, ages 10 and 12. They were able to order pasta with butter off the menu ala carte. All in all, the food, the service and the atmosphere were superb! We will be back!
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