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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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4.5

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92% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (45)
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Good for Birthdays (25)
Worth the Drive (25)
Romantic (24)
Good for a Date (20)
Quiet Conversation (19)
Scenic View (18)
Great for Brunch (17)
Business Meals (15)
Cozy (14)
Sunday Lunch (14)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Seasonal (12)
Authentic (11)
Local Ingredients (10)
Good for Groups (9)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Notable Wine List (9)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Casual (6)
Healthy (6)
Fun (6)
Afternoon Tea (5)
Comfort Food (5)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Spicy (2)
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·Dined 7 days ago

service was slow...not sure why there wasn't a fire in the fireplace at lunch...it would have added to the ambiance on a gray January day....the lunch was good ( soup and salad brunch) but not memorable..

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 (Richmond)·Dined on January 6, 2018

I always enjoy dining at The Old Mill Room. The peanut soup is worth the price of the buffet for me. And the bread pudding is excellent.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Good for Groups
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 4, 2018

My daughter and I had dinner at the Old Mill Room while staying at the Inn. It was first rate. Being a VERY cold winter time, the restaurant was not even close to being full. However, we never felt like they were anything other than delighted to have us there. We mentioned the cold, so they sat us right in front of the fireplace - wonderful atmosphere. Our server was kept busy with 5 tables during our meal, yet was excellent. He was the real deal and definitely knew what he was doing! The food was beautiful and well prepared, although I can’t say it was really fabulous. We had breakfast there as well, which we actually enjoyed even more than the dinner.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Charleston)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Overall a fabulous meal! Great service and food. Would definitely recommend for any special occasion. Only complaint is that we had requested a table by the fireplace that was not acknowledged.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Richmond)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Took the Grandchildren for a holiday lunch. Food was outstanding and the service was terrific.

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Romantic, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays
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 (Richmond)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Always the best food and outstanding service I Charolettsville.

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Overall a great experience. Food & wine were excellent. Table service was great but the kitchen was slow even though it was not crowded when we arrived. One disappointment was that I requested a fireside table when I reserved months in advance but we were not seated there.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 29, 2017

I had business lunch on Friday. I am not sure how menu differ between weekdays and weekend. The buffet menu was very limited, unless I missed some other setups. No salads. I recommend to review the menu before you go for the buffet.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on December 27, 2017

Our dining experience was wonderful. The food was a little below what we had experienced there before. Still good and the service was wonderful as usual.

Tags: Casual, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Spicy, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Richmond)·Dined on December 26, 2017

We felt that the food selection and quality was substantially lower than a year ago.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 26, 2017

The Old Mill Room is one of my favorite restaurants in all of Virginia. The atmosphere, the food, the service are all outstanding and have been so for the 40 years I've been going there.
My biggest complaint is that I don't get there often enough.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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 (Richmond)·Dined on December 22, 2017

We always enjoy the Boar's Head week day lunch buffet. The price seems high, but it is really just $5-$10 more than other lunch spots where you get a lot less. We like that you get beverage, bread, a selection of salads and hot dishes and a big variety of desserts. The Old Mill Room is lovely, historic, and cozy. We like this place for a special lunch. Service is also always excellent.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Lunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Everything was as lovely as always. The buffet is exceptional and I am addicted to the bread pudding!

Tags: Cozy, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Authentic, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation
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 (Richmond)·Dined on December 20, 2017

We attended a company Christmas luncheon at the Old Mill Room. The service was wonderful, and the buffet, as always, was high quality. Among my favorites - the spicy peanut soup, salmon in brown butter, mequite barbecue brisket, mint chocolate chip bread pudding, and coffee creme brulee.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Client meeting

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·Dined on December 20, 2017

We had our regular pre-holiday lunch at the Boar's Head. The buffet was had by two of us. Two in our party ordered off the menu. It is always a nice event!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Cozy
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·Dined on December 19, 2017

Always a pleasure to meet friends at the Boars head for lunch or diner

Tags: Scenic View, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 17, 2017

A special experience with very attentive service and nicely-prepared food. Our only complaint was that we had specifically (in advance, and again when ordering) asked that any meat be un-tenderized and free of any spices or marinades. The pork chop was not cooked like this, and one of our party suffered afterwards as a result.

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 16, 2017

After over 25 years of visiting the Boar's Head and dining at the Old Mill, this visit was a reminder that sometimes places that we frequent can keep up the quality and ambiance. It was sort of bittersweet as we realized that this would be the last time we dine in the current restaurant as the hotel starts an 8 month renovation. We do hope that the new restaurant manages to keep the feeling, homey and cozy, in its new presentation. The wait staff as usual, efficient and very attentive to our needs, but not overbearing. They were there when we needed them, and not when we did not. It was my wife's birthday, and from the comments I submitted ahead of our visit, Erik our waiter brought her a little bit of ice cream with a candle...very sweet.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 16, 2017

Creme brulee was not cooked through but excellent in years past. Also the best bread pudding ive ever had

Tags: Authentic, Romantic, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Richmond)·Dined on December 15, 2017

It’s an annual tradition for us ...well worth the drive. Any meal at Boar’s Head is a real treat. We will see you again next year!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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 (Richmond)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Nice evening and the meal was wonderful. Service was a bit slower than prior visits. Great venue that seldom disappoints.

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·Dined on December 13, 2017

I have one complaint and that is that the restaurant is very hard to find. There should be more signage once you arrive at the resort to direct you there. I used GPS to get to Boars Head Inn and once inside the GPS simply said,"you have arrived" with no indication of where to locate the restaurant and only one sigh hanging over the outside door. Once inside, it was very nice and the food of very good.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Local Ingredients, Great for Lunch, Afternoon Tea
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·Dined on December 13, 2017

Fantastic lunch again! Every year, the holiday decorations and buffet lunch is a huge treat. Staff is attentive and helpful. Thank you!

Tags: Seasonal
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·Dined on December 12, 2017

This was my second time dining there and it was as fabulous as the first time two years ago. We will make this a holiday tradition.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 11, 2017

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 on December 11, 2017

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 on December 10, 2017

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

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Birthday day dinner

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 (Richmond)·Dined on December 9, 2017

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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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 5, 2017

I've been coming here for years, for both the food and the ambiance, and I've never been disappointed. The only negative comment I have is regarding service, and it may have been a problem attributable only to the night of our visit. Unfortunately, there was only one waiter for 10 or so tables. He did a fine job, and I actually saw him running in and out of the kitchen, but the total table count was too much for one person resulting in a significant lag time between courses.

Tags: Cozy, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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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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