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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.
Charlottesville, VA 22903
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
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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 is available at the resort at no charge to guests of the Old Mill Room.
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
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.
Old Mill Room @ The Boar's Head Ratings and Reviews
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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