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7:00 PM
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Hunter's Head Tavern

933 reviews
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$30 and under
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Gastro Pub
Top Tags:
  • Cozy
  • Comfort Food
  • Worth the Drive
Experience our English-style Pub that serves traditional pub fare, fine dining cuisine and mouthwatering homemade desserts. Entrees and appetizers feature local farm meats (Certified Humane® and Certified Organic) as well as local produce. Our main ingredients come from farms dedicated to maintaining the health and well-being of their animals as well as the land. Domestic and imported beers are available on tap along with an excellent wine selection including local and organic choices.

Cancellation Policy: Parties of (6) or more are asked to leave a credit card on file, at time of reservation. Reservations cancelled with less than 24 hours notice, will be subject to a 30% charge of the total estimated bill. A gift card reflecting the 30% charge will be issued to the guest at time of cancellation, and made available for pick up on a mutually agreeable date at Hunter's Head Tavern.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Gastro Pub, Organic, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation
Open seven days a week.
Monday - Saturday 11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Brunch), 2:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. regular menu
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Phone number
(540) 592-9020
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Ayrshire Farm
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Private party facilities
Hunter’s Head Tavern welcomes your private party reservations for 10 to 35 people. If interested, contact the General Manager at 540.592.9020.
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Private party contact
General Manager: (540) 592-9020
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A custom menu can be designed specially for your occasion. Please contact the General Manager at 540.592.9020

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Cross street
just west of the Citgo Station
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Parking details
Private parking lot, an easy coming from either direction on route 50, security lighting at night.
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Public transit
We are located on the north side of Route 50.
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Dogs (and cats) are welcome to dine with you on the patio. For your convenience a Furry Foodie™ Dinner maybe ordered off the menu for your pet.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, High Tea, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 933 People Are Saying
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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WillWatson (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

As always, it was a treat to dine at the Hunter's Head. First, I strongly recommend making reservations as, based on happenings in the area, the place can get packed. And while I enjoy dining solo at the bar, this time we opted for a table for two. It was a chilly day so I opted for an old standby - the Chicken Pot Pie, which featured large pieces of white meat chicken, fresh veggies and a wonderful pastry topping. It was well served and the staff was terrific!

4.0  Dined 6 days ago

Even doing her for over 18 years! Worth the drive out to Upperville (12 minutes west of Middleburg, va). Historic pub/resturant with amazing beautifully prepared pub food. Chicken pot pie, Shepard’s Pie, Bangers & Mash are among our favorites. The patio is a perfect seating for warm weather dining. And the service has always been attentive and beyond exceptional. Perfect for a date or a family gathering.

5.0  Dined 6 days ago

The food and service are excellent. We love the quaintness of the restaurant. This restaurant has been a family favorite and when returning from living in England for many years the children fancied the place right away. Now that they’ve grown up and left the nest my wife and I come on special occasions to enjoy the food and be thankful for the memories. Our hope is that the restaurant will continue for many years to come.

OpenTable Diner (Richmond)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentine’s Day

GreggP (New England)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

My steak was very hard to chew. It was cooked nicely, but it was difficult to cut through and then chew most of it. Some of it was fine. Very disappointed.

Guzzi (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Second time here. Been a few years. Took the wife and teens. Nice comfortable table by the fire. Warm and cozy. Friendly Staff
Three orders of Fish n Chips Small portions of fish and large portions of chips that were borderline awful. Must have been the bottom of the barrel and the oil was oil. The chips were mostly little pieces about 1/4" to 1/2 " in length. Dry and not at all like Real Chips in a British Pub.

One order of Shepard's Pie. Again a small portion but somewhat tasty.

Might come back might not. Its local place for us so might give it them a third chance

Traveler (Richmond)
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Delightful as always. I have dined there many times at all times of day and it is always a pleasure. The service is usually friendly and excellent.

BarbG (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

We love Hunter’s Head Tavern! The beautiful building, interesting beer and wonderful food. Last Saturday there was a warm fire which added to the cozy feel.

vipOpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
1.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

I was disappointed, the food was not good. The building itself is charming though.

Rain (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

I have dined here a number of times and enjoy bringing friends who have never been. Always a treat.