About Hilltop House Restaurant
The Hilltop House is a fine dining restaurant located in an elegant home built in 1908 and is situated in the historic Haymount district of Fayetteville.This home features several beautifully decorated rooms where you and your guests will enjoy your next dinner, lunch or special occasion surrounded by timeless elegance. We offer Southern Cuisine with French influences. Come experience a "Difference in Dining".
Sit back and relax as you savor our creative, inspired, yet classic cuisine. Relish the unmatched flavors of the delectable cuisine as a highly trained staff attends to your every whim. You will find that the Hilltop House provides the perfect balance of superb cuisine, exceptional service and ageless, elegant ambience which all culminate into an unforgettable dining experience.
Fayetteville, NC 28305
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday - Saturday: 11:00am - 2:00pm;
Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm;
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
$31 to $50
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The Hilltop House offers off~site catering at the venue of your choice. Simply meet with our catering coordinator to customize your entire event from the menu to tables and linens. We offer full service catering to meet any needs no matter how big or small. We have all off~site ABC permits to meet your catering needs as well. Contact us today and let us make your event a most memorable one!
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
The Hilltop House offers private dining rooms for all types of special events. We offer special pricing for military functions. The entire house can be rented out for the evening for your special event. Whether you are having a company party, a wedding reception, or large military gathering the Hilltop House is the perfect venue for your special event. If you can dream it, we can do it. Contact us today for availability and pricing.
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Whether you like things small & intimate or prefer a grand gala,plan your event at the Hilltop House. We have private rooms of various sizes to meet your needs. With personal event planning,custom menus & an elegant atmosphere, the Hilltop House offers you the ultimate private dining experience.
Hilltop House Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
The staff seemed overwhelmed with Valentine's day despite there being several empty tables. There was no drink menu which is okay if there's a very capable bar but the wait staff was making the drinks and the bar was stocked about like most chain restaurants. The rotisserie duck was amazing and a good value for how it tasted. I didn't appreciate the 20% service fee. A table of two shouldn't be charged gratuity in my opinion.
Overall I think the place has the potential to be great but it fell short the night I was there.
Odd pairing of main/side dishes. The "chef" was adamant about not mixing. Ordered the roasted duck and it came with presumably powdered mash potatoes and collard greens. The duck was covered in a brown gravy. Tasted like a KFC dinner which would have been a lot cheaper and without the 20% included gratuity (standard regardless of party size). I didn't bother to test the dust bowl that was the fish on a bed of rice my date was eating, but I could tell by the fork pushing technique of an 8yo that it was not all that she was hoping for. Restaurant was ~70% full and though we were literally sitting in the same room as the bar, my glass of wine took 30min to pour.
The food was good and the service was good. I didn't appreciate the fact that my reservation was mishandled and we were all bundled together in this little room. If I called and spoke with you directly the smart thing to do is write what we said down so you won't guess or try to remember incorrectly. Which is exactly what occurred! Then we asked for more bread you server gave me an excuse that one room has 50 people the other 36 and us (28). If you can't accommodate the guest you have maybe take less guests so you will be able to accommodate those that are there. I don't want to hear your excuses about something you should have been prepared for just like you don't want to hear how I can't pay my bill! It goes both ways! The atmosphere for what we were doing for couples was great. Tyler is a huge asset to your business, be grateful because things almost went a different direction than expected! A little frustration from the female server but it comes with the territory when you get flustered! Good help is hard to find and you guys have just that good help.
They were kind to accommodate our change in time. The restaurant was not busy. The hostess was a bit condescending. The waitress was kind but suggested "signature chicken" which was dry and lacked flavor. I almost considered it previously frozen. My guest's meal was good by her account.
The menu is not the one posted on Open Table. The restaurant gives you a much smaller piece of paper.
We ordered bruschetta (bread was soggy like it sat too long on the counter, but the flavor was decent), tomato bisque (really good), mushroom ravioli with chicken (the sauce & ravioli were great-the chicken was horrible!!!!! Completely overcooked and dry), and the filet (decent). It took an incredibly long time to receive the main courses. In addition, our server did not come and check on us after food was delivered. We had to flag him down to get the check to leave. The house looks great for Christmas, but I will probably not be back.
The house was beautiful with all the Christmas decor. The waitress was very polite and courteous. Answered all our questions . I was a bit disappointed at the food selection. I had my appetite for shrimp cocktail and a filet mignon. But the chicken was good. Of course it will be a long time before we will be able to afford to eat there again. But all in all it was a treat. I did feel out of place and tried to be on my best behavior. This is me Cynthia talking not my husband, David. I did have to stop him from asking for ketchup for the fries and steak. Oh well.
Very impressed with the way this stately house was restored into a restaurant. There are several rooms, and, they all have their own personality. I was seated in the bar area, still very nice, although I would have preferred one of the other stately rooms. Sunday brunch was quite a nice variety of choices, and not necessarily all breakfast foods. They did have an omelet bar, but with one person and a single pan, so expect a wait. This person also took care of the carving station. My waiter was very friendly, but not very attentive. The food was tasty, but pretty standard preparation... nothing special. The prime rib from the carving station was very good. The desserts were not very appetizing. I chose a few cookies, but they were pretty bland, and hard as rocks.
When we booked this venue there was only one available reservation, but when we arrived there were only three other tables seated . Instead of being seated in the nicer dining area we were seated in the bar area. Once seated the menu which was a sheet of paper was handed to us and it was not the available menu online. This was disappointing to me as this was part of the reason I chose this restaurant. My dinner tasted like the chicken had been freezer burned the potatoes tasted as if they had come from a box the wine tasted as if it had been open for weeks and the creme brûlée was not great either. The service was awesome and apologized for the discrepancy in the menus. For the quality of the meal the price was outrageous .
While the food was good, the mandatory 20% tip that is added automatically is kinda messed up. I could see that being the case with six or more people...but 20% gratuity on a buffet?? Seriously, someone must be high. I could see 15% but not 20%. Circa 1800 had better food and alcohol than this place and was worth 20% ...but they leave it up to the customer to choose based on the service they received. Seriously, you need to re-think a mandatory gratuity for a buffet.
Also, be nice of this place to update there menus on all websites they advertise or use and let potential customers know they no longer have bottomless mimosas or sangria for brunch...again, they weren’t that great and I for sure wouldn’t have paid $6.50 a piece for them.
The guy who finally came over to my table was patronizing and condescending who did nothing to help rectify the situation or at least try to do something to make up for their lack of false advertising after it was pointed out and shown to them. I will never go back...I’ll go somewhere and spend my money on a great brunch instead of mediocre one in the future.
I had made a reservation specifically requesting a table tucked away due to our 2.5month daughter who naturally can sometimes get upset. We showed up on time and we're walked back to the dining area and due to the tables not being ready had to stand around in a corner waiting for our table. We weren't accommodated to and didn't say anything about it. But when our little one got fussy, the same lady who was supposed to be in charge of seating arrangements had the audacity to come and ask us if we wanted to be moved to the bar since no one had occupied it yet. Mind you we had already received our meal.... it was extremely frustrating. Aside from that the food was good.
They added 20% to the bill for gratuity. It wasn't a suggestion, it was part of the bill labeled "surcharge". When I looked into it, I saw "gratuity, 20%" printed on the bill.
Seems like a little much for the tip at a serve yourself type of meal.
I won't go back because of this.
That I know of,this is the only brunch buffet of its' kind in the Fayetteville area. Do yourself a favor and drive the extra time it takes to get to Raleigh and choose one of the many brunches there. It would be well worth it. Hilltop House is lack luster in quality, taste of food, and value to say the least. In short, overpriced establishment in an area with not many choices
If airline food and hotel food had a baby, the outcome would be what you get served at Hilltop House. Though the menu seems promising, the execution falls short of anything worth while. Considering our check was over $100 for two people, I would expect excellence. Instead, we were served food that could have been found at Red Lobster - in fact, I think as much as I find that restaurant abhorrent, I am willing to be their cuisine would still have come out on top in a taste contest.
With three - yes three - executive chefs, the food should be excellent.
This was the worst dining experience EVER for me! I took my father and family to Hilltop for Father's Day. I noticed the sign upon entering that said gratuity charged for every meal. I was fine with that because I assumed this was because of the Father's Day Brunch. I also noticed that the brunch was 25.90. As we are seated I noticed how warm it was in the area. The waitress came over and asked our drink order. When we asked the options she gave us this odd look and simply said they were coke products. I knew from the website Hilltop was serving mimosas so I asked about other alcoholic beverages to which she replied we can make anything.. and then she walked off. She came back and took our drink order and left again - no mention of how to get to the buffet or what was being served. We figured it out and walked over. As I get to the first food station I was immediately repulsed by the flies. The deli meat tray was consumed with flies and the potato salad and fruit salad had flies as well. I wanted some crab legs but was turned once again because the server was putting fresh crab legs on the tray using his hands. The server at the prime rib carving station had an attitude because I asked for a slice that was well done. The fried chicken was raw and our waitress only came back to our table to take the plates. She never offered to refill our drinks. I paid almost 200 bucks for service and a meal that was beyond sub par. Do not dine at this establishment. I promise if you do you will be severely disappointed.
Was looking forward to bringing Mother and Grandmother on Saturday before Mother's day to lunch. Called to make reservation on Friday and was told to do it online, so I did. Online it said Mother's day brunch was for Sunday, so we checked out the menu items and that's what we wanted and expected. However, when we arrived we were told you had to eat the Mother's day "brunch". There was very little to choose from and where I come from brunch means breakfast and lunch food. It was like a micro Golden Corral. The price per person was $32.95 which was waaaayyyyy over priced. So after myself and another table spoke with the manager, they adjusted it to $13.95. Better price but not what we expected or wanted.
My wife and I had dinner at the Hilltop House Restaurant on 15 April 2017. It was NOT a good experience. The staff was not adequately manned, the service was slow, and three of the limited main dishes were not available from the menu. I can't understand how you can charge high prices for food and not have three main dinner items. I requested to speak with the manager but only could speak with the waiter. Unfortunately for the limited restaurant staff, they accepted all the blame from multiple customers. That is the job of management. This is unacceptable restaurant management. At the very least we should have been given a chance to talk to the owner, management, given a reduced bill. We could have eaten anywhere but chose to dine at Hilltop House Restaurant. We won't make that mistake again.
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