About Cedric's Tavern - Biltmore Estate
Located on Biltmore Estate, this warm, relaxing tavern overlooks the village green at Antler Hill Village. *Please be aware that you must have a valid paid estate admission ticket, be a guest of Inn on Biltmore Estate, or be a Biltmore Annual Passholder to dine on property*. Please note that due to limited seating availability we are unable to accept reservations for our patio. All patio seating is assigned on a first come first served basis. The décor, ambience, and menu pay tribute to the neighborhood pubs of Britain and Ireland. Enjoy satisfying pub fare alongside robustly flavored American and global cuisine presented with Biltmore flair. On tap are Biltmore's own Cedric's Pale Ale and Cedric's Brown Ale in addition to award-winning Biltmore wines and a full bar. Outdoor dining is available in season.
American, Irish, Gastro Pub
Hours of Operation:
Daily 11:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Cedric’s offers entertainment every night of the week starting at 6 p.m. Please visit our website for a calendar of events.
Cedric's Loft features a private banquet room, board room, pre-function space and patio terrace over-looking Antler Hill Village.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Cedric's Tavern offers different rooms for private dining that can seat up to 120 people. Our restaurant is great for hosting business luncheons, meetings, wedding rehearsals, and many other events. We offer a wide array of menus and dedicated sales team to help create the perfect event.
Cedric's Tavern - Biltmore Estate Ratings and Reviews
We had an advance reservation and they w ...
We had an advance reservation and they wanted to put us in a far back corner of the restaurant. They said that the tables more to the front and on the patio had been taken by walkins. We waited for some time for another table.
The food was very mediocre . The service was slow, it took about 20 minutes to get our check.
I would not go to this restaurant again.
Nice restaurant inside Biltmore Estate. ...
Nice restaurant inside Biltmore Estate. Food was prepared expertly using farm fresh local meat and vegetables. Much better than I had hoped for at this location. A wonderful dining experience with attentive service!
We dined at Cedric's after touring The B ...
We dined at Cedric's after touring The Biltmore. The servers were very attentive and pleasant. Dining room was very noisy. We were seated next to a very large party (two tables of 10 talking to each other). It appeared other tables further away from the large party were available. We didn't asked to be moved so I don't know if they were actually available. Food was mixed. Most of it was good and the tomato tart from my Summer Tomato Three ways appetizer was excellent. Nice selection of craft beers available and the two I tried were good.
Free live music outside at Antler Village was outstanding (Tuxedo Junction). While we dined indoors, we made a point of listening to the band for a few songs after dinner. There was also a live musician in the indoor bar at Cedric's. Bottom line, while the food was only good, the overall experience was still great. The ambiance of Antler Hill Village on a summer Friday evening with the live music was truly awesome. We would dine here again when visiting the Biltmore. Also note, reservations for dinner are strongly recommended (at least during peak season). We saw a few people come in who didn't have a reservation and they were given the option of eating in the bar or 1.5+ hour wait for a table.
Perhaps our expectations were too high b ...
Perhaps our expectations were too high because the Biltmore House and the Inn at the Biltmore Estate were so splendid, but the food here was highly mediocre. Great service, fun atmosphere, convenient if you're staying on the property, but I would recommend making the effort to get into Asheville.
I was a bit disappointed in the food. Wh ...
I was a bit disappointed in the food. While the presentation was good, it lacked in taste. My daughter and her friend liked their kids meals of grilled cheese, but not the chicken fingers. They just didn't have much flavor. The same thing could be said for the fish and chips and the salad I ordered. I don't know how fish has no taste, but it didn't. The salad was also tasteless and dry. I didn't even taste the blue cheese. The chicken wings had a good taste, but were weirdly rubbery giving it an odd texture and making it difficult to eat. My husband gave up eating them, but the waitress very kindly took them off the tab. My husband did enjoy his New England Clam chowder. If you are staying on the grounds, the restaurant has a nice ambiance, but just stick with a safe choice. I just feel for the price, the food should have been better.
We took out of town friends here and wer ...
We took out of town friends here and were disappointed. A few comments:
1) Open Table lists this as $$ out of $$$$ and though there are entrees that would fit in that price range, most are in the $$$ range.
2) The food was good. At our table we had the Scottish Salmon and the Fish & Chips. Everyone was pretty happy with what they ordered.
3) The service was not up to Biltmore standards. Though our server was pleasant enough and knowledgeable, she never refilled our waters (and 3 out of the 4 of us only had water to drink). In addition, our main course came before we were all finished with our salads. Granted, it was a different server who brought the main course out but I'm sorry, if I am paying $40 per person for a meal, I do not want to have to hand one plate to my server so she can set down another one. We literally didn't see her again until it was time for the check.
Bottom line - if I'm already on the Biltmore Estate I would eat there again but I won't make a special trip to dine there. Too many other fantastic options in Asheville.
Cedric's Tavern was a great spot for lat ...
Cedric's Tavern was a great spot for late night dining, after a travel day on the road. The atmosphere was relaxing with the live music playing. The best appetizer was the ham and swiss fondue with sourdough bread for dipping. Only wish the dinner menu had more variety to choose from, leaving us to choose from pricier steak and chicken options, to limiting sandwiches and one bison burger option. Still excellent food, and plenty of wine options. As expected the service levels were above and beyond.
Fish and chips were excellent! However, ...
Fish and chips were excellent! However, the lobster roll was watery. They need to dry off the lobster before putting on the roll. But overall a nice place to grab a bite. A bit pricey for what they offer. Nice live music for dinner!
The meal was what we expected. We had a ...
The meal was what we expected. We had a reservation and got our table within 5 minutes. Ordered the calamari as an appetizer--would not recommend as it was nothing special at all. Our table had the pork chop and steak & tots as the entrees. The pork chop was plump and juicy. The steak was just 4 pieces of some kind of beef that were over cooked from the medium that was requested. Overall, a nice dinner but would have liked all aspects of dinner to have been the same quality.
When at the Biltmore Estate, this is our ...
When at the Biltmore Estate, this is our favorite place to have a leisurely lunch. The staff is always accommodating and knowledgeable about the menu items. Ask for the home-made chips (not listed on the menu) instead of the french fries. The fries are pretty much typical, but the chips are worth the calories.
We had a wonderful time at Cedric's Tave ...
We had a wonderful time at Cedric's Tavern to celebrate my husband's birthday. He had the salmon, which I tried, and it was excellent. I had the fish and chips, again excellent. I had made a reservation on Open Table, noting a special dessert with a candle for my husband and they delivered. We had a really great time and will definitely dine there again.
Cedric's is a town gem! What a wonderful ...
Cedric's is a town gem! What a wonderful atmosphere with live music, great food, and delicious drinks! There were people of all ages dancing to the music as we enjoyed dinner. Our server was so nice and friendly, and we definitely will be going back ASAP!
Better than any pub food I had in Englis ...
Better than any pub food I had in English pubs! We had a "tomatoes three ways" appetizer that was fabulous. It included a tomato tart that was amazing, a tomato/seltzer drink and another treatment with some goat cheese. Stunning start to our fabulous meal which was followed by fish and chips. The portions were generous and the batter on the fish was very light. The whole meal was quite tasty, and they had lots to choose from for drinks.
Cedric's Tavern was okay. I was hoping ...
Cedric's Tavern was okay. I was hoping for more, but also didn't walk away completely dissatisfied. Part of the initial disappointment was the service. We sat at our table for almost fifteen minutes before anyone approached us and it wasn't busy. I was at the point of returning to the host stand when a waitress from another section asked if anyone had approached us. She found our waitress and we got the ball rolling. We all got the beer flights which was a great value and fantastic way to sample local beers. The house bread is fantastic, in the form of warm and crusty pretzel rolls alongside a serving of mustard butter. These two items were perhaps the highlight of Cedric's. Entrees we experienced were the Bison Burger, the Shepherd's Pie and the Chef's Fish and Chips. All were presented well and looked appealing. Everything was tasty, but nothing was "oh, you've got to try this," good. We enjoyed the atmosphere and the black and white photos of Cedric, the Vanderbilt's beloved Saint Bernard that adorn the walls. So, overall we had a fine time at Cedric's but had higher expectations for a Biltmore Estate restaurant.
We ate here last year and had an excelle ...
We ate here last year and had an excellent meal. Joined another couple for dinner and were all very disappointed. While the service was excellent the food was not. Everything we had, and we tasted most of each others selections, was at best mediocre.
The outdoor patio is nice and comfortable, but this restaurant will no longer be on my list.
Although I had a reservation for a singl ...
Although I had a reservation for a single person and requested to be seated outside, I was passed over by many walk ins with no reservation which were seated outside. I was finally seated inside and told there were no available outside seats. My perception was a single seating was not worth the effort over a group seating. Although I was traveling by myself I felt less welcomed than if I were accompanied by a man or just a single man asking to be seated.
We had a lovely dinner after my dad and ...
We had a lovely dinner after my dad and brother toured the Biltmore House. Service was lovely. The Farro "risotto" was delicious. Prices are on the level of hotel dining, to be expected. But worth it for a comfortable and enjoyable meal.
We had such a fantastic meal at Cedric's ...
We had such a fantastic meal at Cedric's I cannot believe we did not discover it sooner.mwe were looking for good quality food in a upscale but nor snobbish atmosphere and we got all that and more. We had top shelf cocktails, the wings which were excellent and then an amazing Estate raised ribeye and lamb chops......fantastic. Our server Jen was superb too !! We have our annual passes now and plan to be back often, there are so many dishes we want to try. The quality of food it top notch.
Unfortunately, after a perfect day tour ...
Unfortunately, after a perfect day touring the Biltmore, this place was a total downer. The hostesses did not offer a warm welcome. The waitstaff lacked knowledge of the menu, nor motivation and effort to find out answers. The fried fish was good, but fries were soggy and slaw very bland. At least the manager did compt the whole table's meals after a friend found a hair in her lobster roll.
So, they lost our OpenTable reservation. ...
So, they lost our OpenTable reservation.....took some time to find. Seated us in a crowded room. Scratched/dirty glasses were already on the table. When I asked for new glasses, the waitress seemed quite put out and annoyed. Ended up with scratched glasses anyway. Food was fine, but not worth price point (entrees are $28 to $45). Too loud to have a conversation, tables too close together. Would not choose to eat here again. Spend your money elsewhere.
We made reservations in advance and our ...
We made reservations in advance and our table was waiting for us on a very busy evening. The atmosphere was lively but casual. Even though the restaurant was full, we could easily hear the live singer and converse comfortably. We were greeted promptly by our server, Adrian. He made us feel right at home and helped us through the menu and we settled on a lobster roll and a bone-in veal ribeye. Both meals were among the best we'd had in a long time. Adrian's friendly, easy manner and professional attention to every detail made the whole experience wonderful. We will wholeheartedly recommend Cedric's and we hope to visit again.
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