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Noelle

Noelle Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.noellerestaurant.com
  • Phone: (615) 356-5450
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday -Tuesday: 5:00pm -9:00pm,
    Wednesday - Thurday 5:00pm-10:00pm,
    Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary American, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Matthew Smith
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: We have a variety of options to fit any budget or style.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Any occasion can be handled here at Noelle

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Harding Rd
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Noelle offers valet parking on Friday and Saturday nights and has a full parking lot.
A word from Noelle
Noelle is a restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere committed to excellence in the quality of food and service. We will offer a refined menu of seasonally driven fresh creations paired with a diverse selection of wines and hand crafted specialty cocktails.

Chef Matthew Smith’s inspiring creativity and passion for sustainable cuisine has garnered him praise for the food he serves and the innovative way in which it is presented.

Perfect for everyday dining, special occasions and private events, Noelle will be an experience unlike any other in the West Nashville area. “We invite you to join us for dinner!”

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Diner Reviews
  • "My friends raved about Noelle and insisted we go. I was surprised to see it was Whitfields. You must go but don't expect to feel any De ja vu for the past establishment. Noelle is a rebirth in that its a total new look and complete new menu. The small plates are perfect for late evening. I think we had them all along with some excellent wine. Our service was great ad the owner visited with us as well. I plant to be a frequent guest."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "The entrees were good, not great. For the price they should have been great. The cost of my scallops entree was $27.00 for 3 scallops !! My husband had the salmon, which was good, but the kale side was tough and chewy."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "This recently nicely renovated neighborhood hang has a great menu and an excellent waitstaff. Not too casual, not stuffy. We'll be back!"
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "the service was great, and i would recommend it for a special occasion, but too expensive to go more than once in every blue moon-if they want regular customers, they need to expand their menu, and have some less expensive items on the menu"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "If you were ever at Whitfields.... same ambience, same staff. Decent smaller menu... Higher prices........."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We tried Noelle for the first time. It was wonderful! My husband's steak was delicious and my fish was superb. Our salads were crisp and fresh and not overdressed. The service was friendly and professional. We will definitely be back."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "We did not love this restaurant and wanted to as it is in the neighborhood. Most of us had the roasted oysters which had too much vinegar and ham when lemon juice and black pepper would have been better. The steak was good as was the crème brulee. The beet salad was excellent but all in all it was too expensive for what we had. Our server was good."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "We enjoyed our meal very much. We had a house guest from La Jolla and she loved her meal, especially the strawberry short cake. She is a southern girl transplanted to California and she said it was the best short cake she had ever had."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Way too pricey! I was shocked at the final bill for just two! Pass on this place!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Loved the feel of Whitfield's; sterile feeling dining room; portions small -- even the bread and butter appetizer (enough butter for much more bread); feels very ala carte but not described as such."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "I dined at Whitfield's many times, and was quite sad to hear that it was closing. But after visiting Noelle, I liked the atmosphere so much better! Stepping in is like a breath of fresh air. While the food was great at Whitfield's, often it felt a bit stuffy. Noelle has a whimsical but sophisticated vibe with a color palette that reminds me of the beach. The staff was very knowledgeable about food allergies (I had Dee Dee who was awesome!) as I have gluten intolerance and am a pescatarian. I had the scallops, which were pretty good. (I'm extremely picky when it comes to scallops). For dessert, I had the Chocolate Peanut Butter Terrine, which wasn't as sweet as I had expected it to be, but I think that made it even better."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Brought my Sister in Law to dinner here. She thought Noelle was an expensive restaurant to enjoy on special occasions. She loved the new décor and the fact the pricing allowed her to dine here on a weekly basis. Her comment was she couldn't wait to tell her friends. She also was excited to see that her favorite server from another restaurant (Nero's) - Dee Dee was working here! A bonus she said. I on the other hand will continue to tell my family and friends about this great restaurant that has shot to the top of my list as my favorite!"
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "We had heard many good things about Noelle and decided to celebrate our anniversary there. Everything was as expected,from the quality of food and service. If you are looking for great food and service Noelle is the place. We will be back very soon."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Amazing, attentive service. Great wine selected by the server. Lamb was incredible."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "Fabulous dinner at Noelle! The cuisine was DELICIOUS and the quiet, tranquil atmosphere was a nice alternative to all the bustling, loud restaurants around town."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Rebranding a restaurant doesn't improve the food, but food quality was not my issue with Whitfield's. Quality of the staff and lack of owner concern about the dining experience was the reason we eliminated it from our short list. Our first experience at Noelle was enjoyable. If Brian is typical of the quality of the new staff, it definately has improved. Unfortunately, prices have increased even though the quality and portion size appear to have remained the same and several favorites have disappeared from the menu. However, the most prominent change is a $5 charge for bread and special butters. It was excellent, but there is no complimentary bread service available. If that continues on our next visit, it will be our last at Noelle."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Opening a "new" restaurant by the same owner by changing the name and adding more tables doesn't improve the quality of the food. The prices are higher ($5 bread service?!) and the food is still bad. Maybe a change of chiefs and buying fresher ingredients would have been a better place for the owners to have put their investment. It's too bad, Bellemeade doesn't have a great restaurant - there are certainly enough people in the neighborhood to support one. We'll be driving back to East Nashville."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We enjoyed the Small Plates (Warm Bread & Butter Board & Lamb Meatballs). Both were great and plenty to share. The steak was tasty. Scallops very flavorful. Duck Breast was under cooked. Lamb Chops - one was great and the other all fat and not edible. Baked Truffle Mac & Cheese out of this world."
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "We came here on a special occasion and we were sadly disappointed. The drinks (wine, cocktails) and appetizers (bread, lamb) were excellent but the entrees (scallops, trout) left something to be desired in taste, portion size and even appearance. The atmosphere seemed a lot more sterile than the warm, past, Whitfield's feel. Sadly, it seems the food lost it's way as well. I don't think we would return as there are a lot better upscale dining experiences in Nashville, and even in the same Bellevue/Belle Meade area."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "We were anxious to try this new place in our hood and we'll be back. We didn't much care for the previous incarnation, but the menu and food are much improved. We started with the lamb meatballs, which are definitely made for sharing with 4 large pieces. They were quite tasty. Although the menu lists the steak as a Coulotte cut (inexpensive top sirloin) don't be fooled! It's actually spinals or the "cap of the rib eye," which is actually the very best cut of the animal. It was fantastic, tender, well marbled and cooked perfectly. I couldn't have been happier. We'll definitely frequent this new neighborhood establishment."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Food was great. Service was terrible. Suggest they focus on course timing and attention to customers and they will have a great spot. "
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "Scored big points with the in-laws for this dinner. Food is really good. We had beef tataki and salmon - both appetizers were delicious. Great wine list - had a bottle of Chimney Rock which is not usually on the menu most places. Our table shared each others plates - everything served looked amazing. The duck and trout were my favorites. This place is nice, looks great, clean and we had great service. Younger crowd, it was busy, bar was packed! Sad it was too cold that night for the patio but be back soon for an evening outside. Thanks for a great night. Looking forward to our next dinner out - coming back to try the steak and the lamb (table next to us ordered these entrees and said they were phenomenal). Can't wait to taste!"
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "All the food was great - we had the cheese plate, beef tataki, and duck entree. Service from Cinda was excellent. She made great food and wine recommendations. Thanks!"
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Last night was my first since the restaurant changed from Whitfield's to Noelle. Love the new décor. Very up to date. The patio outside is wonderful! Too bad it was too cold to sit outside - on the 16th of May in Nashville :( The new menu has something for everyone. Really like that you have more choices. Service was good - and the food was outstanding! Can't wait to go back! "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "My friend and I are always looking for new restaurants to try, and this one was just what we were looking for! It has a fresh, simple look to it, with a well-stocked bar and an impressive wine list. It was honestly some of the best food I’ve ever had. I loved the unique dessert list! The owner walked up to our table, smiled, and asked how everything was. I greatly appreciated his presence. Plus it gave us a chance to ask him questions about the restaurant. Our waiter had extensive knowledge of the menu and the food was to die for! I’ll definitely be back!"
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "It took forever for the food to come out, even though there were only a few people in the restaurant. When we asked why it was taking so long, the waitress said the people next to us were just getting their food and they came in before us, as if that explained anything. I ordered a salad, and entrée and a side. The side never came. When I asked about it, the waitress told me she didn't bring it because they were out of it. I also heard the same waitress tell the next table that they were out of something...after the people had ordered it and waited to receive it. When something on the menu isn't available, it's customary to tell the patron on the front end. Also, please don't ask how everything is five seconds after bringing the food. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "I had heard about Noelle from one of my girlfriends, so I decided to check it out for myself on a date night. I received a welcome greeting from the hostess before being seated out on the gorgeous patio. The weather couldn't have been more perfect! Our waiter promptly came over to greet us and told us about their extensive wine list. I was quite impressed with the list actually! He brought out our drinks in a timely fashion then took our order. My husband and I shared the cheese plate as an appetizer, he ordered the duck breast, and I ordered the lamb chops. We could not have been happier! Fabulous presentation! Wonderful food, kind waitstaff, and remarkable overall ambiance. I would highly suggest Noelle to any of my friends! "
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "Noelle is now one of our favorite spots when looking to have a night on the town. This is a restaurant you have to see to believe.....me and my husband are always looking for a great place to dine so when Noelle popped up in our neighborhood we were more than thrilled. The food was incredible and the service was exceptional and we no longer have to drive all the way to East Nashville to experience Contemporary dining."
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "As our first time at Whitfields we were pleasantly surprised at the ambaince of the restaurant. The marooon and black decor along with the faux candlelight makes it very romantic. We had the lamb and pork chops, which were both great. Lamb is especially hard to find in Nashville, and is quite expensive, but my dish was both affordable and large in size! We had a late dinner on a weeknight, so the restaurant was quiet and relaxed but no one rushed us out even though it was past closing. The manager was very helpful and we were even greeted by the owner. We definitely plan on returning, even though we live on the other side of town."
    Dined on 10/17/2012