Rising out of the hilltop, the 200-seat SpringHouse Restaurant will treat diners to a local cuisine served in rustic, casual elegance. The first architectural element guests will see as they enter the main dining room is the inglenook—a large fully-functional walk-in fireplace, which served as the center of the home in medieval times. At SpringHouse, the inglenook serves as a hot appetizer station during dining hours and a classroom during the day. As they pass the inglenook guests will notice handsome bars, rough-hewn beams, hand-forged ironwork, and a magnificent open kitchen, replete with a wood-fired oven and grill. The upstairs bar and dining area will focus on small plates and provide adults a place to relax and gather. Patios with working fireplaces flank the main dining room and upstairs bar. For special events, guests are invited to reserve the Well House—a private 12-seat dining room connected to the restaurant by an underground tunnel.
Contemporary American, Southern
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Wednesday -Saturday: 5:30pm -- 9:00pm; Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
SpringHouse Ratings and Reviews
All 3 of us loved our wine and food choi ...
All 3 of us loved our wine and food choices. We had florida fosh that you don't find everywhere. Liked the ambience and it was easy to have conversation. Service was attentive without being intrusive. Great evening!
Spring House is the total experience, fr ...
Spring House is the total experience, from the beautiful setting and building to the ambience, service, and of course the inspired food and drink which whisk the lucky diner off to new heights of contentment and appreciation of the chef's art. Long may it flourish!
Springhouse was an excellent choice for ...
Springhouse was an excellent choice for a nice night out. From the minute we walked in the door, until the minute we left, perfection all the way. Food was great. Service we perfect. Atmosphere is awesome. Highly recommend!
This was not our first time at Spring Ho ...
This was not our first time at Spring House but as always the menu offered a great selection that met everyone's individual preferences. We particularly enjoy the diverse Starter items. There is always something that WOWs everyone. This time it was the chicken liver parfait with the peach preserve and the pimento cheese is always a favorite. We will definitely be back.
We love Springhouse and normally have ha ...
We love Springhouse and normally have had a perfect experience. We had guests with us and they arrived first. They were seated at a table with the sun streaming across the table into one guest's eyes. After our waiter and his assistant came by we asked about the sun. There were no blinds in the door to block it and no solution was offered. We tried turning the table to avoid the bright and annoying sun. Our waiter offered no help. We finally asked to move to another table and that was accomplished. I felt like I should not have had to ask. Later, we ordered coffee and it was delivered in a french press. There was no offer to pour the coffee for us. Overall, the waiter and seating person made that dinner less than good. I normally would not complain, but this experience deserves a complaint as it is one that would keep me from going back if there is no fix nor offer of fix for a major distraction to a fine dining experience.
After horseback riding at the Stables at ...
After horseback riding at the Stables at the Crossroads we enjoyed a lovely brunch at Springhouse. I proposed to my partner (he said yes!) and the staff was incredibly attentive, even providing a celebratory champagne on the house. Fabulous venue, a charming memory.
Second time coming to restaurant and it ...
Second time coming to restaurant and it wasn't as good as the first. Food was great but service/attention and seating was not great. First time was amazing; we were upstairs and the service was great and very intimate setting. This past time was downstairs, loud, service was not good and we were right on top of people eating next to us. Recommend upstairs.
This place is a hidden gem. We went for ...
This place is a hidden gem. We went for Sunday brunch and everything - food, drinks, waiter - was amazing. (The food prices were fairly reasonable, but add in drinks, and things got a little pricey!) Appetizers and entrees were perfect. Our waiter, Caleb, was a sweetheart and very knowledgeable about the menu. Even though it's an hour drive both ways for us, we cannot wait to go back; will probably have to wait for a special occasion to justify the expense, but that's okay! #worthit ;)
We enjoyed family dinner. Wonderful ser ...
We enjoyed family dinner. Wonderful service and excellent preparation of food. Vegetable plate was especially delicious. Grouper cooked to perfection-tender and moist. Banana pudding was scrumptious!!!!!! Coconut cake was good. Wine list very good.
Very nice setting with excellent food, b ...
Very nice setting with excellent food, but a bit overpriced. Every morsel of food and dessert was a delight. Service was good and the staff was friendly. If you are a wine connnoisseur they have a massive wine collection with a cellar in the basement and they also have a large private dining area that can be reserved for groups. Nice place for our anniversary date - we plan to come back again.
The Spring House is a wonderful restaura ...
The Spring House is a wonderful restaurant in the Lake Martin area of Alabama. It stands out from other restaurants in the area. The food is always fresh and the menu's change on a regular basis based on what is the available at the time. There wine and drink selection is great. The ambiance of the restaurant is perfect for get togethers with friends, family, and loved ones. The views are breath taking at any time during the day. There is no dress code, however most people who eat in the restaurant are dressed up, classic, preppy. The only thing that can be downside to the Spring House, is the timing of meals. The time from sitting down, to getting your food, can take some time. Be prepared to spend some time. But, the food hands down makes up for that time!
Beautiful location and grounds with a ni ...
Beautiful location and grounds with a nice, comfy, rustic inside feel. Service is very good and food is wonderful. Great place to go for a romantic getaway, date night or special occasion. My only suggestion is that maybe they expand their menu choices somewhat. We've eaten here twice now and the menu was almost exactly the same both times. Also, there's not many entrée or small plate/appetizer choices. Perhaps add a couple of dishes to the menu!
A jewel of a restaurant!
I love the lodge feeling of this restaurant, elegant and earthy at the same time. We love to bring friends and family here when at our lakehouse, as the noise level is good where you can actually have a conversation. Very rare, in most restaurants, nowadays. The food is always good, and I appreciate Chef Rob's creative talents with seasonal and local offerings. Well done!
A Gem at Lake Martin.
We enjoyed the Brunch with friends after attending Church in the Pines. Nice relaxing atmosphere with first class service and excellent fare. Makes any occasion a "Special Occasion". Hospitality abounds from the moment you enter throughout the entire dining experience.
A beautiful restaurant but way overhyped
My husband and I made reservations for our 18th anniversary and were excited about revisiting Springhouse. Our first experience there was wonderful but this past experience on June 3rd was a complete let down. Our server had absolutely no personality; he barely spoke and instead of asking if we were ready to order, he stood at our table and stared at us. I've never seen a waiter do that before! He did this several times. The food was bland and looked like it was thrown on the plate; there was no presentation whatsoever and the taste was just as bland (my husband ordered a chicken dish and I ordered tuna). We could have made these dishes at home and saved a lot of money. We drove an hour to get to the restaurant and will not be making the trip again. We should have gone to Ariccia.
First, I have to say that the staff was incredibly kind and exceptionally professional. When asked to move to a spot more conducive to conversation we were moved to the patio where they opened the shutters to offer a gorgeous view of the sunset on the grounds. They treated us with every consideration, though some of their guests were not as pleasant. This is a safe and warm venue for LGBTQ guests! The food was phenomenal because we arrived before the dinner rush and had the head chef basically to ourselves (that makes a difference here). The swordfish was perfect, the crab claw appetizer very well matched and the rabbit a delightful experience. We had a nice white wine with dinner but be wary of the upsell here, the young man who handles this is inexperienced. The rose we had with dessert was an affront to the senses. It smelled like gruyère cheese and tasted worse. Aside from that slight misstep all was charming.
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