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Keswick Hall at Monticello, Keswick Hall, Keswick, VA 22947
Sun 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Fairfax County, Virginia
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66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely restaurant in the Keswick Hall resort. Great weekend getaway. Very good French & American food with excellent service in a delightful setting overlooking the picturesque golf course. Have been going for many years and never ceases to impress.

Thank pmurphy2016
Round Hill, Virginia
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

We were sitting outside on the terrace in a very comfortable setting. We had a beautiful view of the golf course. The sommelier helped us select a wonderful bottle of champagne. We were able to taste the champagne offered by the glass out of a new bottle which she opened for us! We selected the Nicolas Feuilatte. Excellent! We decided... More 

Thank Appeltje2015
Portsmouth, Ohio, United States
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137 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 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 

Thank Steven R
Charlottesville, Virginia
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

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.

Thank JackTravl
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 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 

Thank susan4mat1946
Middletown, Virginia
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112 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank VADogLovers
Charlottesville, Virginia
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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 bubbles 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 

Thank Paul S
Forest, Virginia
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215 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank 368suzie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$60 - $80
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
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?