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Keswick Hall at Monticello, Keswick Hall, Keswick, VA 22947
14349793440
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Portsmouth, Ohio, United States
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137 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We utilized the occasion of our 25th wedding anniversary to experience Fossett's for the first time, and we're not disappointed. The dining room is elegant, and offers a scenic view of the golf course. The service was among the very best we've experienced in the area; no fewer than five different staff members visited our table and attended to our... More 

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Thank Steven R
Charlottesville, Virginia
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently visited Fossett's for the first time and were very pleased with the service and the meal. We had a table next to a floor to ceiling window with expansive view of the grounds and golf course. A great place for a special meal.

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Thank JackTravl
Chicago
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We come to the Charlottesville several times a year to visit family, and we always look forward to lunch at Keswick Hall. Today we enthusiastically brought friends who are exploring retiring here. Our meal began with a tray of coffee and iced tea spilled on our guests. The service was beyond disappointing, taking 3 hours (!) for us to have... More 

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Thank susan4mat1946
Middletown, Virginia
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107 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

The views are lovely and the staff is friendly and helpful. Some are inexperienced while others are seasoned professionals. Nice menu items and good wine list. We had two wonderful dinners here. We were surprised that tables were not cleared. Dirty dishes sat for over an hour at nearby tables after guests left. The breakfast menu is very good but... More 

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Thank VADogLovers
Charlottesville, Virginia
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We went here on what was probably the most beautiful night I've experienced in Virginia since moving here in 2011. The view was great from the outside patio, although the chairs sit really low so I couldn't actually see much of the view from the table. Our server was attentive at first however at the end when we were trying... More 

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Thank Meagan D
Charlottesville, Virginia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

My review is based on only two visits; one about six years ago, and one last week. Six years ago==flawless. And the place is so well appointed--comfortable, great view, quiet, and a setting that's worth the trip. And all that hasn't changed--but on our recent visit, the service was weak and the food ok. We weren't in a hurry, but... More 

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Thank Paul S
Forest, Virginia
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213 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Fresh pressed apple juice and eggs Benedict made with local ham. We were asked how cooked we wanted our eggs poached. The service was good and we got the our food promptly after ordering.

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Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Go, but only for a very special occasion and book way in advance. It you tell them it is a special occasion they will do something special for you

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Thank 368suzie
Spotsylvania, Virginia
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338 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Lovely setting with a gorgeous view. Service was good. The staff really tried although sometimes it just felt a bit awkward. Food was good but for the price, I expected great which it was not. The filet just served with 2 small carrots was delicious but honestly, for $44 why not a few more veggies? Thought the food could have... More 

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Thank BAA1949
Charlottesville, Virginia
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

We have been to Fossett's many times over the years and generally we have been impressed, but since Keswick Hall was purchased by another group we have seen a tremendous fall in the level of service and quality overall. This was exemplified by our Mother's Day experience. This was one of the worst meals that we have ever experienced. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$60 - $80
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Keswick Hall at Monticello, Keswick Hall, Keswick, VA 22947
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Keswick
  • Phone Number: 14349793440

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?