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30 Boltwood - The Lord Jeffery Inn

4.5
381 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Romantic
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Good for a Date
Inspired by contemporary wine country living, our new full-service restaurant provides an elegant and comfortable atmosphere that embraces the beauty of our natural surroundings. Our enticing menu places a large emphasis on farm-to-table cuisine prepared with natural, farm-fresh local ingredients. The restaurant offers an approachable and creative wine list where each offering is hand selected with the intention of creating the perfect compliment to your meal. During the warm-weather season, outdoor dining is available. Other options at 30Boltwood include a small private dining room for up to 8 guests and our greenhouse room that showcases a common table that seats up to 16 people.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Californian
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Daily: 7:00am - 10:00am; Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 10:30am - 2:30pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Nightly: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(413) 835-2011
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Kevin Doubleday
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Cross street
Spring Street
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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3.0Dined on April 8, 2018

The food is good. The ambience is very nice and quiet. The wait staff is very nice and professional but we arrived with the reservation to a virtually empty restaurant and they tried to seat us at the end table near the doorway. When we asked why there we were sure there was a “strategic reason.”We had to insist upon a table A nicer spot

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Beautiful, quaint restaurant in Amherst. Best place to eat!

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Great restaurant, wonderful changing menu & gracious service

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

The meal was very good - my wife had the Hake and I had the Salmon. Both had a nice crisp exterior and were flaky inside. The lobster risotto was very nice with a clear lobster flavor. The brown butter faro was good but not as flavorful as I would have preferred. The wine my wife had was very nice and had a good list. The beer menu was a bit more reduced but had some variety - the Stout that I had was good. Overall it was a good experience and we will probably eat there again but only for special occasions because it is a bit pricey.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Great Easter brunch.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Excellent venue- warm and charming. Great food and fantastic service. Would return without reservation.

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4.0Dined on March 17, 2018

We had never been there before and we had a gift certificate for dining there. The food was excellent and service excellent. The restaurant is small but I understand opens up to a veranda in the summer and evening dining is very nice. All in all a very fine experience.

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5.0Dined on March 15, 2018

My husband and I were very impressed with the food and service! The hostess was extremely considerate. Our server was attentive but not pushy or "in our face." The kitchen was kind to individually plate our shared salad. Our food was delicious! Highly recommended.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Wonderful place to take my son for a special celebration. Service was terrific and the food was delicious.

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5.0Dined on February 19, 2018

The food was delicious. The meals were creative and original. The staff was kind, friendly and helpful.

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

This was our second dining experience here, the 1st blew us away so we thought we would go for their Valentines Day special menu. Service started off slow, but given it was busy we let it go. Food taste was excellent, but don't go there hungry....portions were VERY small. For the most part the seating doesn't allow for a quiet romantic conversation, your table is literally less than 12" inches from the next table...texting back and forth may work best if you want to discuss something personal. Of course we will go again but not for any special occasion!

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

I was truly impressed with the food, which seems to me to have leaped up to a new height of deliciousness. And the service matched that excellence.

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4.0Dined on February 9, 2018

The soup and fried egg plant were blend. The steak and swordfish were amazing!

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Celebration

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4.0Dined on January 18, 2018

The service, from reservation to seating & throughout the meal, was exceptional. McKenzie was the perfect waitperson, intelligent, thoughtful, prompt & witty. The food was deemed very god by all (I had the kale salad, and it was the best Kale Caesar salad ever. (The lemon in the dressing was perfect, the white anchovies are always the best.). All agreed that 30 Boltwood is the perfect venue for our monthly gatherings. We are the ROMEOs, and we approve this review!

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4.0Dined on January 12, 2018

Casual and elegant decor; very friendly and helpful staff; loved our hummus app platter and our rose wine; delicious lamb chops and special salad with tuna was quite good; my sister's vegetarian dish was only OK

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4.0Dined on January 2, 2018

This was our third (fourth?) time at the Lord Jeff. We almost went somewhere else because on past visits, the food has been mediocre. Great ambiance, nice service, mediocre food. But it was a Tuesday night when a lot of other restaurants were closed, so we decided to give it another try. Well voila! The food was much, much better this time! I would definitely go back, and understand that there is a new chef, which must be the reason for the improvement. Nice!

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

We had an exceptional New Years Eve diner with wine parings for each course. One of the best I have had anywhere.

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

As always, impeccable service and attention to detail and, of course, fabulous food. The New Years Eve menu was very creative and delicious, and the wine pairings were truly excellent! Thanks again for a real good time, and thank you Madison for your considerate wait service!

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3.0Dined on December 30, 2017

We appreciate the quiet ambiance. Food is good but we would appreciate more vegetarian options.

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3.0Dined on December 24, 2017

Atmosphere is very nice. Bar is nicely designed and perfect for a cocktail and conversation. Menu is very limited one fish, one beef, and one chicken. Don’t like the choice and you’re pushed into a totally different type of meal. The cost is on the higher side, which would be fine but not when you feel like you “settled” on a meal you really didn’t want.

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5.0Dined on December 22, 2017

Creative, delicious food that is always plated in a beautiful manner. Hosts and wait staff are friendly and accommodating. Stop by if you are in the Amherst area. You will not be disappointed!

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5.0Dined on December 21, 2017

All four, different, entres were wonderfully prepared, well presented and delicious. Cameron, our waitperson, was anxious to please and knew his menu offerings. Our wine selection, an upscale chard was particularly good. We look forward to returning. The lighted tree on the Amherst Common was a great surprise as well!

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3.0Dined on December 3, 2017

We had brunch-it was good, the cocktails were delicious. It took forever to get our meals.

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4.0Dined on November 27, 2017

Good food. Limited selection. Good service except for the wait for the check

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4.0Dined on November 23, 2017

We came in for breakfast on Thanksgiving before hitting the road for our destination. Overall,the food and service were very good. What my wife and I didn't care for was the coffee. The Esselon coffee was an Ethiopian blend that had, for us anyway, a very unusual taste.

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5.0Dined on November 22, 2017

The Boltwood is a great looking place with really interesting, extrememely well-prepared food. Prices are good too.

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5.0Dined on November 19, 2017

Cozy atmosphere, delicious food, impeccable service

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4.0Dined on November 18, 2017

The food was very good, nice presentation. Beyond the food, the service was fantastic! Our server found out we were celebrating our anniversary so he treated us to a wonderful dessert. Overall great experience!

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5.0Dined on November 17, 2017

Excellent experience at The Jeff on Friday, November 17. Victoria, our server, was the best, and the food very good. One of my favorite things about dining at The Jeff is that the atmosphere is always quiet and peaceful (in marked contrast to so many other restaurants). It was possible to have an easy conversation, with virtually no background noise to contend with.

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3.0Dined on November 10, 2017

Overall quite good. The wait staff needs better training. Sadly, at times, they act as if they are part of the party. Good service without too much engagement in personal conversation is what guests are seeking - we don't want to know that you are writing a novel.

All dishes were competently done excepting the vegetarian cassoulet which was too salty.

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2.0Dined on November 5, 2017

Slow service and cold food.

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3.0Dined on November 2, 2017

Second Business dinner, and the entree’s were disappointing. Same as week before.

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1.0Dined on October 16, 2017

The pre-dinner martini was good as was our main course. The starters were very average and the service was likewise - it was not the fine dining experience we had signed up for

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4.0Dined on October 2, 2017

Cheese and charcuterie board was delicious and Cameron at the bar mixes amazing cocktails.

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2.0Dined on September 24, 2017

6 of us went for brunch. The food was advertised as farm to table but most of our food was not. The food was flat with taste and not savory. The atmosphere and servers were nice and responsive, but that was not enough to offset the high price for bland food.

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3.0Dined on September 22, 2017

Lovely restaurant, good service but unfortunately the food was just average.

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4.0Dined on September 19, 2017

We had dinner and breakfast there. Everything was good, but the oatmeal at breakfast was the best I've ever tasted--and the waitress says she hears that a lot.

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5.0Dined on September 9, 2017

Good food, not too expensive, great service; worth a drive

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5.0Dined on September 9, 2017

Great food but the menu had few choices and small portions. Love the ambiance....Perfect for special occasions or date night.

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