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

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

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4.4

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

4.0

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Quiet

90% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (32)
Worth the Drive (22)
Good for Anniversaries (20)
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Good for a Date (17)
Scenic View (17)
Romantic (16)
Quiet Conversation (14)
Business Meals (13)
Great for Lunch (13)
Sunday Lunch (13)
Great for Brunch (12)
Cozy (12)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Authentic (9)
Seasonal (9)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Local Ingredients (8)
Notable Wine List (8)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Good for Groups (6)
Fun (5)
Healthy (5)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Comfort Food (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Waterfront (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Casual (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
People Watching (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Bar Seating (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Live Music (1)
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 (Richmond)·Dined on December 13, 2016

Buffet salads and desserts are consistently good. Entrees can be inconsistent.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Richmond)·Dined on December 11, 2016

We (a group of friends). Have eating brunch there for about 5 years during Christmas season. We thoroughly enjoy the festive decorations. Enjoy taking photos with the tree and etc. the room off the dining hall is so very inviting, especially with the fireplace. The service is great and we truly enjoy the food! It is absolutely wonderful. Especially the bread pudding. Hope to be able to visit many more years to come!

Tags: Casual, Waterfront, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Afternoon Tea, Cozy
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 11, 2016

Even if the food is not what you might expect or hope for, the Inn is beautiful, the ambience is great, and the experience is wonderful. Wait staff has been there for years. A jewel in the heart of Central Virginia.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Cozy
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 (Richmond)·Dined on December 4, 2016

Delicious Sunday breakfast buffet.
Omelets to order, waffles, eggs, sausage and bacon. Bagels, Oatmeal and cereal with lots of spreads or toppings.
Can't wait to go back.
$25 per person 12+, $12 if 11 or under.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Local Ingredients
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 27, 2016

Exceptional buffet expertly prepared and beautifully presented. Attentive, yet not overly intrusive service. Charming setting. No wait; no disappointments; no complaints. Enjoy Charlottesville!!

Tags: Scenic View, Outstanding Value, Cozy
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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 20, 2016

Wonderful meal with family and friends. Service was superb, and food was terrific.

Tags: Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Quick Bite, Business Meals, Great for Lunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 15, 2016

We were disappointed with our dinners on Tuesday Nov 15. The stuffed rainbow trout was over-cooked and dry. My pork chop was tough and dry. The lobster bisque was ok. The "Old Mill" salad was very weird. I think the Sunday brunch is the best option at this restaurant.

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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 12, 2016

My husband and I were celebrating our 47th wedding anniversary!! We celebrated our 7th anniversary at the Boar's Head Inn and have not been back until this past weekend. We were pleasantly surprised that it is as nice as we remembered it being 40 years ago!! The food in the Old Mill Room was delicious!!! The service was exceptional!!! We enjoyed the fact that we could hear each other without having to raise our voices!! The view of the lake and beautiful trees from our table was most enjoyable!!! We look forward to coming back again before another 40 years!!

Tags: Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 6, 2016

I was looking for a nice brunch but was not interested in the buffet. We were not offered anything else and ended up spending a fortune. The food was nice but too expensive. Our bill was $130 for a breakfast that was wrth $60. I felt lie the Mill Room was a bit pretentious as well.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 2, 2016

As always, the food and service never disappoints!

Tags: Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Groups, Healthy, Special Occasion, Comfort Food
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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 30, 2016

Fantastic, Fantastic, Fantastic. The Old Mill Room never fails to impress. The Sunday brunch is worth the drive from anywhere in VA. Great staff.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 25, 2016

The ambiance of the Old Mill Room is restful and serene. The food is very good. The cold salad bar is excellent, the fried chicken is great, the trifle for dessert is absolutely delicious, and the service is very attentive without hovering. The blackened fish on the buffet is very tasty. Only the beef stew was dull.

Will definitely go there again.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch
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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 24, 2016

Wonderful food! Great ambiance - historic beautiful building

Tags: Outstanding Value, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Afternoon Tea, Quiet Conversation
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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 23, 2016

Old Mill Room was the perfect place for our daughter's 21st birthday breakfast! The food was delicious and the wait staff professional. The Front Desk Agent was kind enough to take our pictures afterwards. The lovely day continued with a walk around the pond. Will definitely go back again!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Afternoon Tea, Cozy, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Western NC)·Dined on October 21, 2016

The food was good. Nancy, our waitress was well qualified and gave us good suggestions. It was quiet and you could talk. The girls in the bar worked hard to serve a lot of people, and that was a good experience too.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating
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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 21, 2016

Although the members in my party and I typically select from the lunch buffet -- we each decided to order off of the menu, this time, and two of us had one of the day's specials. Unfortunately, we were a bit disappointed, especially those of us who had one of the day's specials (the oyster baguette -- which only had 3 or 4 fried oysters on a rather large baguette). Next time, it's back to the buffet, which is consistently good -- and superior to what we ordered off of the menu.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays
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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 20, 2016

We have eaten there many times and enjoy taking friends there. Never disappointed.

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Lunch
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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 17, 2016

The evening was perfect and it's only to be expected from the old mill room. Our server was so nice and accommodating, perfectly timed on everything. The food was outstanding. My scallops and my husband's trout was prepared exactly how fish and scallops are supposed to prepared - so tender and full of flavor, everything was so well balanced. The additional extras and attention to detail for our anniversary were such a nice surprise. Will absolutely come again!!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 16, 2016

The Sunday Brunch was outstanding. Excellent quality and variety of offerings, perfect service, and a friendly atmosphere.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, People Watching, Special Occasion
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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 14, 2016

The food and service was impeccable. My wife and I enjoyed the food and will dine at the Boars Head again.

Tags: Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Romantic, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Scenic View
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 11, 2016

We were visiting Charlottesville with friends, and the Old Mill Room was recommended to us. it lived up to our expectations, with one minor exception: two of our party ordered beef, and one person did not think it was very good considering the price. Otherwise, it was a lovely experience, and we would go there again and recommend it to others.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Fun, Good for Groups
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 (Western NC)·Dined on October 9, 2016

I have been here twice for Brunch.
Easter Brunch 2916 was outstanding !
The food was special and the service very attentive.

Sunday Oct 9 2016 was not so good.
We had a lovely table. So-So service and truly forgettable food. What I won't soon forget is waiting for a piece of prime rib while the sole line cook made four omelettes ( two pans going ) and finally managed to carve while omelettes 5 and 6 were cooking. Labour costs issues ?

Green vegetables were "ok" Penne w/ mushrooms were decent. So $36 for a meet and two sides. My reaction was that this was less dining and more like Golden Coral for upscale clientele. Only Golden Coral probably has more people working their omelette and carving stations at one time.

Note to management: The Old Mill Room is a lovely distinguished setting. The dining experience should be equal to the location and the price. I will try you again because your holiday brunch was so memorable. But I must say I left this past Sunday regretting spending the money I did. Even my daughter who works in hospitality and serves for a living commented on the poor service. She works for tips and always advocates for servers, but not this time.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 9, 2016

We had four generations (ages 1 - 91) meet for Sunday brunch and greatly enjoyed the atmosphere, service, and wide selection of food. We have dined here before and encourage others to visit for themselves.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 9, 2016

As always Brunch was great ! When in Charlottesville, I always enjoy the Boars Head.
The staff did a great job.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (Nashville)·Dined on October 7, 2016

The setting is wonderful and historic, the food amazing, and the service exceptional.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 7, 2016

much too expensive

was told almost booked up. less than half full

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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 7, 2016

Salads were very good as well as the peanut soup. The pork chop and fish entrees were dry. Crème Brulee was dry. Restaurant was cold, however waiter adjusted the temp upon our request.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 3, 2016

Splendid food, outstanding attentive service in an historic inn and spa location.

Tags: Seasonal, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 1, 2016

Not as good as it used to be. They are losing their touch for good service and food.

Tags: People Watching, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List
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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 1, 2016

The shared plates/boards were excellent. The salads and entrees lacked seasoning.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour
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 (Richmond)·Dined on September 26, 2016

Our meal was wonderful! The waitstaff is always great! We thoroughly enjoyed the whole evening. We will continue to return when ever we can.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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 (New England)·Dined on September 25, 2016

Excellent in every respect. 5 star dining experience.

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 (Richmond)·Dined on September 22, 2016

My wife and I took our dear friends to the Boar's Head Inn for a special occasion dinner. Our reservation was at 7:00 PM and we arrived before 6 PM in order to have a relaxing drink in the lounge area and visit with our friends. There was no wine list in the drink menu the waiter brought and when my friend asked for a wine list the waiter insisted it was in the menu. He had an attitude when asked to be shown the list and after he fumbled around he finally stated that "someone" neglected to include the list with the bar menu. He brought a new menu and some unsolicited, very spicy, bar snacks and when we asked if he had something not so spicy he brought them and when the bill came we were charged for them. He later disappeared and we had to ask another wait staff employee to check on our dinner table and bring our check.
The dinner and service at the Old Mill Room was very good. However, in my opinion the 6 oz steaks at $44.00 each were overpriced. I have eaten at Ruth's Chris, Morton's, Del Frisco and other fine restaurants and frankly I felt the value was not quite there. We noticed that there were many empty tables at the 7:00 PM seating and we were wondering why.
On a positive note, we have enjoyed your lunch buffet in the past and would recommend the buffet experience. But, would caution others about the dinner value.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 17, 2016

The Mill Room is one if our favorite restaurants. We love the decor, ambience ,extraordinary service and excellent food.

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 (New England)·Dined on September 16, 2016

Excellent all around. My first experience in the Charlottesvillw Area was superb. The food, the setting, the service all exceeded my expectations.

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 (Northern MI)·Dined on September 14, 2016

It is hard to imagine a more delicious meal in a more welcoming atmosphere. What a delight to find this gem on the outskirts of Charlottesville! Everything we ordered -- from the house salad to our main entrees and decadent dessert -- was prepared with genuine creativity and careful attention to texture, flavor and presentation. And to make it all even more enjoyable, our service was absolutely flawless.

Tags: Good for a Date, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals
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 (Richmond)·Dined on September 14, 2016

Simple but obvious elegance. Lunch buffet has many options. Seevice is attentive but not intrusive.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Great for Brunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 12, 2016

Delightful dining with wonderful flavors, dishes and fabulous service!
wine list is very nice and there is a great selection of excellent dishes to satisfy the discerning palate. always a pleasure to dine here

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine
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 (Richmond)·Dined on September 11, 2016

The Sunday brunch was excellent, with a wide variety of items, including a dessert bar!

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 (Richmond)·Dined on September 11, 2016

The Old Mill Room reliably provides a great Sunday brunch in a classic Charlotesville atmosphere.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch
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