Harding House

4.6
121 reviews
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$30 and under
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Southern
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  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
  • Sunday Lunch
Elegantly nestled in the heart of Belle Meade Plantation, The Harding House offers a location for a delicious lunch to celebrate any special occasion or to enjoy the ambiance of one of Nashville’s oldest homes. The Harding House welcomes each and every guest with the southern hospitality and charm which permeates this historic landmark. Not only does this Nashville treasure serve lunch daily and brunch and the weekend, The Harding House is also responsible for catering all events which take place on the grounds.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Southern
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 9:00am - 3:00pm
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Phone number
(615) 356-0096
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Leake Ave
Additional
Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

The Harding House can host groups from 10-120. Perfect for Business Lunches, Birthdays, Showers, or Dinner Parties. AV capabilities, full catering menu, outdoor patios.

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121 reviews
4.6 out of 5 Stars
Outstanding
70%
Very Good
21%
Good
9%
Fair
0%
Poor
0%
4.5
food
4.6
service
4.2
ambience
4.4
value
Noise · Moderate
91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on July 8, 2018

have stopped by the winery seveal times and purchased. Tasted, too.

Never thought about dining there. Friends wanted to get together for breakfast and I was to decide. I ran across it on google and saw a divine brunch offered. Just what we wanted!!! No CHAIN restuarants. They came from Hendersonvile and we came from Old Hickory!!! Will go again and have already suggested to family to join. For brunch or lunch!!! Will be a go to now!!!

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5.0Dined on July 7, 2018

Mother’s Birthday

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5.0Dined on July 3, 2018

This ended up being one of my favorite places in Nashville. It’s not very busy which was perfect before a tour of the plantation. Had the deviled eggs which is cooked in beet water and was delicious. For my meal, I had the Cuban sandwich and that was the best sandwich I’ve ever had! The baked beans were also delicious and perfect. Can’t wait to have that again! My friend had the pimento burger which was good along with some really yummy fries

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5.0Dined on July 3, 2018

The Shrimp and Grits was the Best. Quick service! Tomato Bisque soup was excellent. Great luncheon get together.

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5.0Dined on July 1, 2018

Melt in your mouth bisquits, pimento cheese and green tomato egg rolls were unique and delicious...especially the sauce. The smoked salmon benedict yum! The tomato bisque....best I have ever had! The southern eggs benedict flavorful...enough for two to share.

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5.0Dined on June 30, 2018

Pleasantly surprised at price point. Rachel great server! Can't wait to go back!

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4.0Dined on June 27, 2018

Service was attentive but ambiance was lacking. We expected something special but wooden tables with catering silverware in a sterilelike setting

Nothing that bespoke of Belle Meade mansion. The food was good and other food around us looked good.

I think this is mainly used for wedding catering.

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5.0Dined on June 23, 2018

Our waitress was very professional and you could tell she was a down to earth good person. The host/hostess, waitress/waiter, etc. can make just about any meal enjoyable. But the food was very good by it's self. The whole experience was very enjoyable. We will be back. Thanks!

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5.0Dined on June 23, 2018

It was wonderful. The food was great, service good, and I loved how quiet it was.
I loved the ambiance.

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4.0Dined on June 17, 2018

Service great. Ambience nice. Food good. Very enjoyable brunch.

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5.0Dined on June 17, 2018

Father’s day brunch. We loved it. Two out of three very difficult people to please with food in the party and they said they’ll definitely be back!

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5.0Dined on June 10, 2018

Perfect place for Sunday brunch. Killer biscuits and blood orange mimosas. Highly recommend it.

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5.0Dined on June 9, 2018

Very good Saturday brunch.

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5.0Dined on June 3, 2018

Harding House is always outstanding food and great service. I had never tried a bloody mary until this visit - it was outstanding! Our waitress was great.

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5.0Dined on May 27, 2018

Delicious as usual. Oh, the biscuits

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4.0Dined on May 17, 2018

Great! The chicken tenders are a must have.

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5.0Dined on May 14, 2018

We did the tour of the plantation and had lunch at the Harding House right after. It was very convenient since it’s on the same property. We were able to do our tour, have lunch, then walk the grounds and go shopping. We were a party of 7 and everyone at our table got something different. All the dishes were great and service was great.

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

mothers day brunch. spicy triple pepper bloody mary had a real spicy kick. Kids loved their pancakes with chocolate chips. Mom loved her french toast. always a nice brunch

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3.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Service was rushed. Food was just ok. I really wanted to spend more time enjoying conversation with my children for Mothers Day. Food was delivered within 10 minutes and was not hot. Thank you but will not be returning.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Outstanding food and service this Mother's Day. We were thrilled with our family (kid-friendly) brunch with adult food options and drinks, also. Walking around the plantation added to the visit and excited the kids. And most importantly? BEST BISCUITS IN NASHVILLE. Yup. I said it. Find better biscuits. I dare you.

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2018

We went for an early Mother’s Day brunch. We very much enjoyed being on the Belle Meade grounds but expected the inside of the restaurant to have more ambience - maybe more windows or more decor that reflects the historical location. There was also some noise when families with small children arrived so some insulation might help.

But, we all thought the food was spectacular and affordable, and the service was great and attentive.

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5.0Dined on May 6, 2018

This was our 3rd time there and it never disappoints. Food is always great!

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3.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Great service. Great location at the Plantation for a walk afterwards. Food was fine. Nothing creative nor memorable. Affordable.

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Fairly unique menu! I enjoyed the cream of asparagus soup and the quinoa salad.

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4.0Dined on April 21, 2018

My parents were in from out of town so we stopped in for a quick lunch. Great experience overall and would certainly return in the future.

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4.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Everything was great.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

My Texas friends were impressed with the food and the service. It’s my “go to” restaurant for lunch in Nashville.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

The afternoon plan was to take my grandaughter to Cheekwood to see the Spring flowers. We wanted to have a nice brunch en route and the Harding House fit the bill. We had plenty of good options but between us we settled on a chicken salad croissant, Harding House salad and Moroccan Chick Pea soup, finishing up with the skillet chocolate chip cookie. All were delicious and the server was excellent. We look forward to going again.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

best biscuits without a long line to get in. consistently great brunch in friendly environment.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Came for Saturday Brunch! Highly Memorable experience. Great ambiance. Soft light jazz and big band music.
Delicious food a reasonable price. Service first class! Treat yourself one day to a true Nashville Secret! And best of all ......no line to wait for breakfast😜

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Breakfast was a ten out of ten !

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Perfect Brunch spot for the whole family. The blood orange mimosas are great.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

We had a wonderful brunch and enjoyed authentic Southern fare...the eggs benedict were wonderful as was the bread pudding!

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

Just a lovely place to visit and eat great food!!I am concerened that there are not many people dining in there and hope you can stay open!!

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Fabulous brunch!!

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Outstanding in every respect.Delicious food,great service,very nice atmosphere. It is an relatively open space,so the noise level is slightly higher than normal,but doesn't distract from an absolu5ly wonderful dining experience.
I highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Great food but the pimento egg rolls are tiny and not worth it for me.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Wonderful waiter, wonderful meal.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Great atmosphere. Good food that came out quickly and was hot.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Table was ready for us. Service was excellent and the food was prompt and tasty. Drink was strong and table cleared as we ate. Would definitely recommend!

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