The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn

4.9
2227 Reviews
$50 and over
Contemporary American
The Dining Room will re-open on October 9th, 2020. Reservations are available online, via phone, or email request (dining@castlehillinn.com) two weeks in advance, for parties of up to five guests from the same household. Serving from 5:30pm - 9:00pm, we will be open Thursday through Monday, closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Chef Lou Rossi’s $92 three-course “prix fixe” menu will change weekly, featuring locally sourced proteins and produce with Mediterranean influences and inspirations. A selection of wine flights will complement the menu, exploring wines from distinctive and unique regions, vintners, and styles. Each flight of three wines will be the equivalent of two full glasses and will be offered at a variety of price points. Please arrive no more than fifteen minutes before your reservation, and wear face masks any time you are not at your table or cannot maintain social distancing.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely impeccable food and service!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So many great memories. The food is excellent, ambience is top notch and overall is a great experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Alex was amazing! Super knowledgeable and friendly. 10/10 would recommend.

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vip124C41
New England
66 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

I would have rated them higher but there were timing issues with our entrees. At these prices you don't expect to have these sorts of issues,

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StephenS
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Everything was perfect except a woman with a very loud voice talking "shop" for the whole room to hear. Not Castle Hill's fault to be sure, but it took away from the otherwise perfect night and ambience.

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SaraT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Carl and the food were incredible as always!

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KIMVET
New England
2 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Attention to detail. Good food selection. Ambiance galore. We enjoy this restaurant immensely.

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BrianM
1 review
Dined on November 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

From start to finish, Carl led us through an awesome set of courses paired with wine that was right on. A great night!

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vipJackC
New England
10 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful dining experience

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful meal and service

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vipMAL76
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delightful experience as always.

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allachka18
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, excellent service and super delicious food !!!

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Geeorgy2020
New England
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food, drinks, service and ambiance was everything I’d hoped for! We were looking for a fine dining experience while in RI and that’s exactly what we got!

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vipMARK
New England
40 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We eat here at least couple times a year for special events. This year, it was our first time due to the virus closure. Actually, it was the best dinner we have had at this venue. My wife was reluctant to go as she was disappointed last year when we ate there twice last year. It was a treat to have dinner last night. There was nothing to improve on. We only had one other table in the room we sat in. In fact we enjoyed the smaller book lined room at this time of year. We will be back again.

The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn
Responded on November 15, 2020

So great to hear that you had a nice time, I'm glad to hear we're back in good graces with Mrs. ! Hope to see you again soon, Anthony

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vipraidersix2002
New England
108 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always exceptional

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ErikaH
New England
9 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Great job with social distancing and keeping the dining room clean.

The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn
Responded on November 15, 2020

Thanks for coming out to join us and for the kind comments!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great night thank you!!

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Zach
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

What a fantastic experience! Our waiter, Nick, was great. And the food! It was a culinary experience one wouldn’t want to miss.

The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn
Responded on November 15, 2020

Thank you so much for choosing to celebrate with us! It's great to hear that you enjoyed Chef Lou's food and Nick's service. We appreciate your support and positive words!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A fabulous dinner at Castle Hill celebrating my mom’s birthday. Everything was clean, staff was outstanding per usual, this is easily a 5 star experience.

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KateW
New England
5 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing meal, service was top notch, & beautiful setting.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful evening at Castle Hill. Every course was delicious and the service was outstanding!

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VanessaW
New England
2 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Splendid atmosphere with taste-buds dancing in our mouths (even though it’s pouring rain outside)!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service from Dan was outstanding , he has been a server at CH for sometime and is wonderful.
The food was spectacular . We had the Prixe Fixe menu. The dinning room was Intimate, and lovely. Also felt very safe with the service during this difficult time rig Covid. All staff had mask and gloves

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OpenTable Diner
New England
11 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience as always! Our waiter was very pleasant and the food was amazing... especially my husband’s prime rib! Highly recommend Castle Hill for food, service, and ambiance!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Dan was amazing! Overall great experience!

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JohnV
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great staff. Chefs are incredible. View is terrific.

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Mandy
New England
3 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful setting, delicious food, lovely presentation and great service. Celebrating our anniversary and the waiter brought over glasses of champagne on the house which was a nice touch.

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vipalexw
New England
12 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing as always and we were so happy to be back! Nick our server was fantastic and the wine, food and support staff were also stellar. We cannot wait to return! Thank you!

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wife’s B Day

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter was amazing!

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DavidRNPT
New England
2 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were celebrating our 35th wedding anniversary and wanted a special destination.
We always love Castle Hill in the Summer so we thought this would be a perfect spot.
We got the tasting menu which is a three course meal. I must say the description on line does not do it justice at all. Each course was outstanding. Starting with Red Wine Risotto and the Ricotta Gnocchetti we moved on to our main course which was the Dry-Aged Beef Ribeye and the Monkfish. We completed the meal with Lemon Souffle and the Apple-Olive Oil Cake. In between there were some wonderful breads provided. Added to this dining experience was excellent service provided by Alex. She truly enhanced the overall experience. We definitely highly recommend this dining experience. Another really nice plus was the fact that we requested an earlier time for dinner and unfortunately that was not available. That day we received a call offering us the exact time we wanted. Perfect all the way around!

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vipCliffG
New England
10 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank goodness this classic dining room has re-opened its doors. The menu is up to its usual superb standards and the service, attentive but not officious, was a relief from the dreary current events. If you should be so lucky as to get a reservation, you shan’t be disappointed.

The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn
Responded on October 31, 2020

Thank you so much! We're glad to have you back!

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vipKennethL
New England
12 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a Relais Chateaux property with a dinning room operated by the Newport Restaurant Group. Highest quality local food prepared by some of RI best chefs.
Everything about the food , service, culture , history and experience you will remember for the rest of your life.

The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn
Responded on March 13, 2020

Thank you Kenneth. We are grateful for your kind words and glad you enjoy the Inn. We look forward to having the pleasure of serving you again soon.

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PaulA
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Excellent service, good food, great views. Good experience

The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn
Responded on March 12, 2020

Thank you Paul! Very happy you enjoyed,

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EmilyH
New England
5 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

This was on my list of places to dine... service was excellent the food good but not hot!

The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn
Responded on March 9, 2020

Thank you Emily! We are excited to be on your list of places and glad you enjoyed when you tried us. We do apologize if the temperature of our food was not to your liking - that's not teh quality that's typical for us. Hope we see you again.

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Love2eat
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The view is spectacular, the food & service excellent. It was a little pricey especially the paired wine & food menu. The wine portion was only 1.5 ounces. We opted not to have that we choose the 3 course dinner at $85 pp.

The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn
Responded on March 9, 2020

Thank you Love2eat and we are happy that you enjoyed the food and service. We appreciate your feedback too and will be sure to pass along to our culinary team. We always want our guests to enjoy.

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vipProv1
New England
6 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, views, service and great environment. My advice would be to go and experience it for yourself.

The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn
Responded on March 9, 2020

That is great advice Prov1. Thank you and glad you enjoyed.

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Fonz
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Excellent service. Fantastic ambiance. However the 85 dollar prefix price was way overpriced. That 85 was without drinks. When I booked, I thought the prefixed price was 35 which is what is was worth .
Go to bar which is excellent and order from the bar menu.

The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn
Responded on March 4, 2020

Thank you for joining us Fonz. We are sorry to hear you felt the meal did not match the value paid. Please know our talented culinary team is devoted to serving creative dishes using the very best ingredients for an unforgettable dining experience. We look forward to serving you again soon whether it be at the seated at a table or at our Mansion bar.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The dinning room was super romantic and classy. The wine was amazing!! The server’s/service was amazing, very knowledgeable and elegant. But our steak wasn’t cooked correctly and for the price of the meal (500$ for 2 people) you’d hope they would cook it perfectly.

The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn
Responded on March 4, 2020

Thank you for joining us and we are happy you enjoyed your visit with us. We do apologize if there were any issues with the temperature of your steak. We are dedicated to providing our guests the very best and never like to hear that we fell short in any capacity. We will take your feedback to heart and hope that if you join us again, your meal will be beyond your expectations from start to finish.

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Chloe
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was, by far, the best meal I've had in a while. Attentive service, great food, and overall, a lovely experience. Although their cocktails were rather average, the wine list was impressive.

The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn
Responded on March 3, 2020

Thank you Chloe. We are thrilled you enjoyed your meal and your Castle Hill dining experience. We hope you will come back again and join us for more.

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The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn is rated 4.9 stars by 2227 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.