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  3. Distance: 2.43mi
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About Old Mill Room @ The Boar's Head

In 1965, Boar’s Head set out to create a dining experience that celebrates innovation blended with Southern style blending culinary artistry and classic elegance.

Today, culinary tradition and passion for inspired cuisine continues. Our extensive wine and brew lists pair perfectly with a range of fresh, bold flavors that change with the seasons. A 2013 Wine Spectator Award Winner. AAA Four Diamond award-winning restaurant for 26 years running.

From classic bistro fare and grill favorites, to fine dining at the Old Mill Room Restaurant and our extravagant Sunday Brunch—a true culinary adventure awaits you at Charlottesville’s Only Four-Diamond Resort. Boar’s Head is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week.

200 Ednam Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22903
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, American, Southern

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Daily: 7:00am - 10:30am; Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Sunday-Thursday: 6:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday-Saturday: 6:00pm - 9:30pm

Cross Street:
Berwick Road

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(434) 972-2230

Website:
http://www.boarsheadinn.com/

Catering:
The Boar's Head is pleased to provide on-premises catering. Our menus emphasize contemporary American cuisine; all ingredients used are the freshest possible and subject to seasonal availability.

Parking Details:
Parking is available at the resort at no charge to guests of the Old Mill Room.

Executive Chef:
Bill Justus

Private Party Facilities:
For 26 years running, our Old Mill Room has earned AAA’s Four-Diamond designation in recognition of its culinary artistry, distinctive Virginia ambiance, and superior service. With the Old Mill Room, we have transformed a treasured Virginia artifact into an unforgettable dining experience.

Private Party Contact:
Grace Porter: (434) 972-2227

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
A Boar's Head wedding or celebration is an event to remember, any time of the year. Whether you dream of a glamorous black tie dinner with full orchestra, or a simple afternoon reception with a solo harpist, we can turn your vision into a memorable day.

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Details
Sun - Thu 6:00PM - 6:45PM 7:30PM - 9:00PM

Old Mill Room @ The Boar's Head Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.4

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

4.0

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88% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (32)
Good for Anniversaries (19)
Worth the Drive (18)
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Scenic View (16)
Romantic (15)
Good for a Date (15)
Great for Lunch (13)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Cozy (11)
Great for Brunch (11)
Sunday Lunch (11)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Business Meals (10)
Seasonal (10)
Authentic (9)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Notable Wine List (8)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Good for Groups (6)
Local Ingredients (6)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Healthy (5)
Fun (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Casual (3)
Comfort Food (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Bar Seating (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Live Music (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
People Watching (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Waterfront (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

Lovely holiday lunch. Great buffet. Beautiful decorations. Thank you!

Tags: Seasonal, Authentic, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch
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 (Richmond)·Dined 2 days ago

Another wonderful lunch at Boar's Head. The food was fabulous, the service terrific, and the holiday décor sensational. I highly recommend Boar's Head for a special occasion.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Scenic View, Afternoon Coffee, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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·Dined 3 days ago

Crowded, buffet line moved slow. Food bland. Deserts were delicious. Good service. Noisy.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined 4 days ago

Birthday day dinner

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 (Richmond)·Dined 5 days ago

For a four star restaurant, we expected a little more. Food was given to the wrong guests, appetizer for two came out with one guest's soup, and there was a long wait between soup and dinner for a lightly attended evening. Service otherwise was friendly and excellent, with good presentation.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Richmond)·Dined on December 6, 2017

The ambiance and atmosphere were wonderful. It was a chilly evening and the fire
in the fireplace was a welcome and nice touch. The food was delicious from the amuse-bouche
sent out special from the chef to the wonderful desserts.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 6, 2017

Beautiful setting and Christmas decorations. delicious desserts.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Healthy, Scenic View
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 4, 2017

This restaurant was spectacular it had the character and atmosphere we were looking for. It is unique in this fast paced world. Douglas and Anna were outstanding and with their personal touch made our experience more enjoyable. Please... give our compliments to the chef for his expertise. Again we hope to come back.

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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 30, 2017

I've been coming to the BH for years and am disappointed to see that the buffet has shrunk and yet the price has increased. It is not as good a buy as it used to be. There was nothing chocolate among the dessert options yesterday. The decaf coffee was extremely strong - my friend didn't even finish hers.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Was seated promptly at our reservation time and got a table near the fireplace. Food was amazing and steak was cooked to perfection. Having Santa and Mrs. Claus stop by our table was an added bonus. A very enjoyable experience for me and my date.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Authentic
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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Wait staff is always attentive without being intrusive. New vegetarian polenta dish was excellent. Holidays are a special time at the Boar's Head with tastefully done decor.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Went to the lunch buffet with friends. Great food and quiet enough for a leisurely lunch with nice conversation. The buffet is well worth the price.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 14, 2017

I have been to Boar's Head a few times and it has always been to celebrate a special occasion. The service was excellent and the food offered in the Buffet was very good and varied. My father opted for ordering a la carte and had an amazing onion soup, however, the grilled chicken was dry and tasteless. The rest of us opted for the Buffet and it was the best option. Overall, I would recommend this restaurant and will be going back on special occasions.

Tags: Romantic, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Live Music
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Have been going there for past 5 years for birthday celebration. Things have changed for the worst over the last year. Have recommended The Boars Head in the past - no more. Service was very slow and food selection has decreased. Will not be going back.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Lovely meal and service was exceptional.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 6, 2017

They have a lunch buffet that seemed be popular with those who were 'power lunching' it. I had the crabcake sandwich and fries. It was really good, really flavorful and not full of filling.

Tags: Scenic View, Business Meals, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

I am a UVa alum living in North Carolina and try to get back to Charlottesville once a year for a football game--always the Virginia-Carolina one. My family and I have not eaten at the Sunday brunch in several years but did so on our trip this past weekend for the Georgia Tech game. Always in the past the brunch food was "over the top". Although the price was considerably less than on previous visits, the food selection was disappointing. I had much rather pay more and get an unbelievable dining experience as we used to.

Tags: Scenic View, Casual, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Service was truly outstanding, and went along with a great meal.

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Classic dining venue near to (and owned by) the University of Virginia. Lovely southern ambiance and meticulous service in a wood-beamed setting. Wonderful evening.

Tags: Cozy, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Seasonal
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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 31, 2017

A wonderful lunch at Boar's Head. Came there as a celebration. The food and atmosphere were terrific. The service was excellent.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Business Meals
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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Was recommended by friends, was in town for the weekend so planned Sunday brunch.
Selection and presentation was very good but the problem was food was barely warm and the brunch had just started as it was 11:00 am. Room temperature bacon , sausage or eggs Benedict just do not taste good at all.
Even chef sliced roast beef was not warm. Disappointed ,expected a better experience

Tags: Scenic View
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·Dined on October 26, 2017

Very nice restaurant. Service was great and food was very tasty. We would go here again on our next trip into the area.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for a Date, Healthy, Fun, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Disappointing. Food was just average. Peanut soup was bad. Bread pudding good. Menu restrictive. Even though we were there for lunch I expected the menu to be a little broader. Will not go back again. Service was appropriate and staff was friendly.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Really enjoyed ourselves. Excellent service, wine list, and meals. Highly recommend it.

Plan on a very relaxed engagement - our waiter was outstanding with respect to allowing us a long dinner. He was an outstanding person

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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 21, 2017

We visited the Old Mill Room on a Saturday Afternoon. The food was delicious and the service was impeccable. We will return soon.

Tags: Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Scenic View
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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Atmosphere was charming and rustic...Food was delicious and the wait staff was attentive.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

My friends and I had a wonderful time and the food was delicious.

Tags: Scenic View, Romantic, Healthy, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 17, 2017

One waiter on staff that night, who did his best to serve about 6 tables. Disappointed with food and felt bad for our waiter, who was overworked. It was a chilly evening, the dining room was freezing and we were seated by a large fireplace ... that wasn’t lit. Did NOT meet me expectations.

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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Always a treat. Delicious and perfect in every way.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Came here with my girlfriend for a date and wasn’t impressed by any means. We sat out on the patio and had a few drinks before our actual reservation. It was nice and quiet with prompt service. The dining room was nice, but, that’s about it. The food here is crap, especially for the price. I mean, $29 for a piece of chicken I definitely could have prepared 100x better? And mediocre fish with bones still in it when there wasn’t supposed to be? Oh yea, and it also had no taste. No thanks. I’ve honestly had better roasted chicken at a gas station for $5. No joke. One of the sides were green beans. Total of 4 green beans. I mean really? I almost laughed at it along with the green mashed potatoes before the thought of (how much I paid for this crap) came to mind. I don’t know how this crap hole is still running. Whoever it is they call “The Chef” there must’ve dropped out of culinary school from the get go. Would never ever recommend this place to anyone or go back. The only things they have going for them is the fact that they have booze and good service. That’s it.

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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Great place to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 12, 2017

I took eight family members, including my 75 year mother-in-law, to dinner and she loved the food. Normally, even when my whole family loves the food and she is our last holdout. Standard “I could cook this at home for less” type of thing. After the meal she said it was worth every penny, high praise indeed.

Tags: Cozy, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 8, 2017

We stayed at the Resort primarily to play golf, the restaurant was a bonus! Service was prompt, and courteous; food was expertly prepared. Not inexpensive, but worth the experience.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive
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 (New England)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Our meal was wonderful. The pace is slow, intentionally so, I think. It is a perfect place for enjoying the company of good friends or family in a calm, peaceful environment where the wait staff takes excellent care of you. The meal was beyond delicious.

Tags: Authentic, Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies
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 (Naples)·Dined on October 7, 2017

We enjoyed our dinner at The Old Mill restaurant. Even though the Inn was fully booked, the dining room was serene and a low noise level.
The menu has been updated, some interesting dishes and combinations. Not the usual comfort and standard fare.
Our waitperson was attentive and friendly.

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on October 6, 2017

The old Mill Inn at boars head was fantastic.
The service and ambience was very special and the food was exquisite. The house specialty peanut soup was incredible and very flavorful Our dinners were also fantastic I highly recommend The Old Mill at Boars head.

Tags: Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 4, 2017

The food was excellent! The staff was attentive but reasonable about interruptions. We will return for another special occasion.

Tags: Romantic, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Great food! Great service! Breakfast buffet excellent!

Tags: Romantic, Tasting Menu, Waterfront, Cozy
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 (Richmond)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Filet was horribly overdone and was very disappointing

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Disabled Access
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·Dined on September 23, 2017

The food was great. The service was fantastic. We enjoyed our special anniversary.

Tags: Special Occasion
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