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High Hampton Inn

4.2
25 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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  • Scenic View
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for Groups

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About

Welcome to High Hampton Inn and Country Club's Main Dining Room. Located at 3400 feet and nestled in the Cashiers Valley, we are celebrating our 91st season this year. Please note all three meals are served buffet style.

Breakfast and Lunch are casual. Dinner Sunday thru Thursday a coat and collared shirt are required for gentlemen 12 and up. Friday and Saturday a coat and tie are required for gentlemen 12 and up. Denim is not allowed any evening for ladies or gentleman

If you choose to have Dinner with us, we have The Rock Mountain Tavern downstairs where you can enjoy a nice cocktail, wine or beer before or after dinner. Beer and wine are also served in the Dining Room.

Thank you for choosing to enjoy your meal with us.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Southern
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 2:15pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 6:30pm - 8:15pm; Breakfast: Monday - Sunday: 7:00am - 9:30am
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Phone number
(828) 743-4357
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Jacket Required
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Executive chef
Chef Michael Moore
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Catering
Please contact our Group Sales Department no later than 2 weeks ahead of your scheduled event at 828-743-1893 or at groupsales@highhamptoninn.com to set up catering or private functions.
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Parking details
Parking is available in the resort Parking Lot or Valet at request.
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Entertainment
Live Entertainment 5 nights a week.
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Gluten-free Menu, High Tea, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Wine
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4.2based on all time ratings
4.2
food
4.5
service
4.6
ambience
4.2
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5.0Dined on August 20, 2017

Everything was great. Only disappointment, although I had made the reservation via OpenTable the restaurant did not have my reservation. I had seven people and was nervous at first, showed my confirmation on my phone. In the end, we were seated promptly and all was well. We all enjoyed the food and service. Great place to take houseguests for Sunday Southern style brunch. Jim Sweat

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5.0Dined on July 30, 2017

Pleasant surroundings and attentive staff. Wonderful southern cuisine. Beautiful grounds. Loved it. Please send our thanks to the staff.

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5.0Dined on July 14, 2017

Great buffet in a rustic setting

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5.0Dined on June 29, 2017

High quality southern buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Excellent service. Must make reservations for each. Jackets are required for men at dinner.

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4.0Dined on June 12, 2017

Overall, tasty seafood buffet and my favorite dish was chicken marsala - not seafood. My guests were unimpressed with steamed mussels but loved breaded shrimp. Great service and setting. My only regret was not arriving early enough to linger much longer at the cocktail lounge. The pianist was quite enjoyable!

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5.0Dined on June 4, 2017

We visit High Hampton Inn while on vacation at least twice each summer for their Sunday Lunch/Brunch. Great Salad Bar, the Best Fried Chicken and great Dessert Bar. Oh, and I can't forget the "Build Your Own Bloody Mary" Bar! Fabulous old Inn with amazing grounds and Old Time Charm. Don't miss if you are visiting the area!

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1.0Dined on May 28, 2017

We had reservations and after 15 min no one came to seat us after asking several people where the host or hostess was. I have never had such poor service. We left.

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5.0Dined on May 28, 2017

My favorite spot in the mountains for Sunday brunch!

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5.0Dined on October 23, 2016

Had Sunday lunch with friends for their birthdays. The variety was wonderful, and the food was excellent. It was a very good value and I highly recommend you try it when you're in the area. We will go back next time we're there.

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5.0Dined on September 20, 2016

Had a great time and we had great weather also. Look forward to doing it again!

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5.0Dined on August 27, 2016

Very unique setting with a beautiful view. I will visit again soon....Bread pudding was exceptional!

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5.0Dined on August 27, 2016

we enjoyed ourselves. the only critisizm is the meat platter that was suppose to be a part of the lunch was not served!???

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5.0Dined on August 7, 2016

The High Hampton Inn is a historic family summer resort dating from the early 20th century. It has a huge dining room serving buffet meals. This restaurant is open to the public with reservations suggested. Evening meals require men to wear coats and there is a dress code for women. There is one price per meal which includes soup to dessert including tax and gratuity for less than $20 at lunch. The menu changes every day and is delicious. Service is friendly and courteous. Don't miss this.

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5.0Dined on July 31, 2016

Dining at the High Hampton Inn , Cashiers NC, is like stepping back in time and going to your grandmother's house for Sunday dinner. The food is delicious and plentiful! All meals are served buffet style. Fresh locally grown vegetables and produce are used when available. The breads and deserts are homemade . Don't fill up at the huge salad bar, the best is yet to come! Fried Chichen is my favorite. High Hampton Inn is the best place to enjoy a true mountain experience!

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5.0Dined on July 26, 2016

We live in Highlands, NC half the year and we make it a special treat to dine and relax at High Hampton many times during the season. Their food is delicious, and the ambiance cannot be beat, also the staff and servers are the best. This time, I found that the wonderful lady, Sony, who always made our visit special, has retired and though we missed her this time, we are very happy that she now has time to relax after making visits to High Hampton memorable. Truly the ultimate Southern Experience.

Thanks for our wonderful experiences.

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5.0Dined on July 10, 2016

They do a fantastic buffet lunch here. The food is classic Southern dishes and the desserts...holy cow! I think I had six of them! If you're coming from church in the summer, you might want to change clothes first. Remember, it's rustic and there's no AC!

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5.0Dined on July 3, 2016

HIgh Hampton is a classic in North Carolina and should be a must stop if your are in the Cashiers/Highlands area of the state. The setting is wonderful, the food is great, and the atmosphere is fun.

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4.0Dined on July 3, 2016

Still the old fashioned Sunday lunch menus with cold salads and desserts, fried chicken, meatloaf, mashed potatoes. But grandma never had a Bloody Mary Bar; High Hsmpton does!

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1.0Dined on June 21, 2016

A buffet line and food was not good for a price of $36 per person

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5.0Dined on May 14, 2016

High Hampton Inn is our favorite restaurant in Cashiers. The "old school" dress code for dinner is refreshing and reflects the charm of the wonderful old Inn with its beautiful grounds. The atmosphere make you feel like you've gone back in time.
The food is served buffet style and everything is absolutely delicious, from the soup --- to the salad --- to the entrees and sides --- to the deserts. The menu stays pretty much the same for each day of the week, year after year. Every night has a different cuisine with 3 main entrees.
Eating at High Hampton Inn is always one of the highlights of our yearly visit to Cashiers.

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3.0Dined on May 20, 2015

It was our first visit. I was a bit disappointed that the menu was not according to the post on the website. I was looking forward to chicken Wellington and fish that was posted that was other than the Salmon that was served.
Service was warm!!hostess was good! Desserts were great!! Ice cream was good too. (9 different kinds!)
I imagine we will go back (we live 5 months in Franklin now).
For brunch and again for dinner
But it was not as wonderful as I imagined and I believe they should be on their toes with the quality of food
And serve what is posted. It was my husbands Birthday too.
Thank you
Sheryl Bratton

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4.0Dined on July 28, 2013

All meals at High Hampton are served buffet style. While some folks may not prefer this method of service, when you have a hungry crowd...this is the only way to go. Everyone can get exactly what they want and fast. Lots of fresh salad fixings, soup, hot entrees and desserts. The dining room makes you feel like you have stepped back in time to a simpler time.....on this occasion we were seated overlooking the lake and Rock Mountain. It was delightful!

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3.0Dined on July 8, 2013

High Hampton offers a unique dining experience that is not to be missed. Terrific for families and children of all ages!

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5.0Dined on June 30, 2013

Looking for a great place to take the family for Sunday Brunch-If so, High Hampton fills the bill. Great Fried Chicken and there is something for everyone on the buffet.

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2013

High Hampton is a great spot for lunch but probably most folks in Cashiers don't think of High Hampton as an eating destination because it is a well know Inn. All the meals are served buffet style, so you can find something for everyone. There is a full salad bar and soup station. The salad was fresh and crisp. The hot entrees were varied, fish, veggies and pasta. The desserts are made in house and very good! Sue who greets you at the door was very friendly and upbeat. Bianca, our server kept our tea and water filled. Male guests are required to wear a jacket for dinner...so we tend to enjoy breakfast and lunch more than dinner. So bypass the crowded Cornacopia and not so clean BBQ place and think about High Hampton.

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