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The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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DINING OPTIONS
85
Prix Fixe Menu
Three courses: select your starter, main course, and dessert
68
Vegetarian Prix Fixe Menu
Three courses: select your starter, main course, and dessert
125
Chef's Tasting menu
Five courses: Chosen by Chef to showcase the flavors of the season, with a few options for you to select along the way. We kindly ask that all guests at the table participate in the tasting menu.
WINE PAIRINGS
Available for each of our menu choices. Each time our menu changes, we taste a multitude of wines, spirits, and anything else we can gather to find the most complementary pairings for the dish at hand - these choices then become our beverage offerings for the season. We serve a small portion with each course to accent your meal.
35
with Three-Course
75
with Five-Course
CAVIAR SERVICE - A LA CARTE
Served with red onion, crème fraîche, blini, egg
28g 145
Calvisius Classic Siberian
28g 195
Calvisius Classic Oscietra
28g 220
Calvisius Royal Oscietra
FIRST COURSE
Chilled New England Oysters
Borage, togarashi, rhubarb
Roasted Asparagus
Mushroom escabeche, piquillo pepper
Potato & Leek Soup
Ipswich clam, walnut pistou, preserved lemon
Baby Greens
Carrot & goat cheese tart, shallot vinaigrette
Kombu Cured Sea Bream
Yuzu kosho, cilantro, shishito peppers
Baby Artichoke Risotto
Meyer lemon emulsion, black garlic
MAIN COURSE
Steamed Halibut
Bacon, Napa cabbage, onion broth
Slow Cooked Angus Beef
Tomato marmalade, spring onion, soubise
Seared Sea Bass
Parsley, fava beans, red curry
Butter Poached Lobster
Baby bok choy, black rice, red wine
Roasted Poussin
Gnocchi, leeks, truffle emulsion
Lamb Wellington
Madeira, English peas, spinach. Supplement $12
DESSERT
S'mores
Dark chocolate crémeux, milk jam, toasted marshmallow ice cream
Banana Soufflé
Nutella ice cream, chocolate-banana jam
Caramelized Brioche
Pineapple, cinnamon toast puff, vanilla anglaise
Selected Cheeses
Fruit jam, Marcona almonds, Aquidneck Island honey. Supplement $7
Ice Creams & Sorbets
House made daily. Fudge sauce, caramel, or sweet cream
CASTLE HILL INN VEGETARIAN MENU
three course - Select a starter, main course, and dessert.
FIRST COURSE
Roasted Asparagus
Mushroom escabeche, piquillo pepper
Potato & Leek Soup
Walnut pistou, preserved lemon
Baby Greens
Carrot & goat cheese tart, shallot vinaigrette
MAIN COURSE
Baby artichoke Risotto
Meyer lemon, black garlic
Potato Gnocchi
Leeks, truffle emulsion
DESSERT
Dessert
Entire dessert menu offered after entrées
About
Residing inside the historic Agassiz Mansion built in 1875, The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn has been the backdrop of memorable occasions for over a century. The Forbes Four Star restaurant boasts a prix fixe menu showcasing the talents of Chef Lou Rossi and his renowned culinary team. We are grateful to provide our guests with a mesmerizing experience in a location that is second to none in New England-not only for the view, but for the bounty provided by our surrounding lands. 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
PRICE RANGE
$25 - $100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Valet Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sue and I dined there for our wedding anniversary. Service was superior - our waiter was attentive, knowledgeable and allowed us to enjoy a terrific dinner and he recommended excellent wines. The three course meal was heavenly. The dinning room provides water views and a...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank luisrP7858QG
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a truly amazing experience. We had a table with a beautiful view of the sunset. The wine pairings were well picked and had some unusual but perfect choices for our selections. The food was inventive and delicious and gorgeous. My beef served with...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jlperez13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very pretty dining room in a beautiful setting. Staff was friendly and accommodating. On a nice day you can dine on patio overlooking Narraganset Bay. Brunch on Sunday is extremely popular so make reservations.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 4nonni
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my wife. Some of the best food we’ve had in a while. We went with the tasting menu, with five courses of what was in-season at the time. We also got the wine pairing option, so had a nice selection well-paired of drinks....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank adam3e8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I celebrated my birthday at the dining room at Castle Hill Inn. The view was amazing. We were seated next to the window overlooking the water. The service and the food were outstanding! We both enjoyed our meals- halibut and poached haddock....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank LisaDBMP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the few true fine dining experiences in Newport. It is not cheap, but the service, food and view cannot be matched.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank stymie66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best brunch outside listening to a jazz trio. The have a great menu. We had the antipasto (it was huge) Mediterranean pita and clam chowder. Everything was delicious. The server was great. The view was fantastic.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Bridgetpianos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love this venue for cocktails and lunch on the ocean. Fabulous views! Superb service! Delicious bloody Mary’s! Lots of choices on the menu with a fantastic lobster roll. Afterward take a stroll or find an Adirondack chair to catch the breeze and admire the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Zhyla
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was phenomenal. The food was absolutely wonderful. And the view was breathtaking. I would recommend to anyone and everyone. I will definitely go there again.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank AnnDT
Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

Excellent food, service and ambience. Would absolutely love to go back. We didn’t sit down until 9pm at night and yet we were not rushed. Pre fixe menu has plenty of choice. Loved it.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Phillyguy65
June 24, 2019|
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Response from laramar39 | Reviewed this property |
Whereas there is no strict dress code for dinner, there is an implied one -- no shorts for men, no flip flops for anyone, no muscle shirts, jackets not required but desired. Remember that Castle Hill embodies much of what... More
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pmarchand4
August 17, 2018|
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Response from LisaBella | Reviewed this property |
Dressy casual - not formal but we dined out doors so there may be a more formal code for inside.
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Meg I
July 8, 2017|
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Response from sandra r | Reviewed this property |
First come Furst serve....a great view too!
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