The Buxton Inn
Those choosing to dine at The Buxton Inn will enjoy a seasonally based menu of classic and modern dishes. Main courses include fresh seafood dishes, a variety of meat dishes and several fresh pasta options. Meal-sized salads and fresh soups are available on the appealing menu at The Buxton Inn.
Went for my 40th Birthday during the Candlelight Walking Tour. Everything was better than I could have imagined with friendly staff and great food. Wine was delicious and due to the towns activities, I even had a quartet sing to me. Thanks for a wonderful experience!
I very nice experience indeed ! The ambiance was nice and the food plentiful. I’m confident that the staff was tired by the end of the event but performed very well and it was appreciated.
Great place to go on Thanksgiving
We dined inside at the same time they were supporting a wedding reception in the outdoor space, but they still did a nice job to ensure we had a nice experience.
We really enjoyed our dinner at The Buxton Inn. The pretty glass atrium with market lights was a surprise to find attached to the antique inn. Appetizers and dinners were delicious. Perfect for Denison Parents weekend or the next time we come to town.
The waitress was new, and did not know the menu, we were looking for dinner and she only knew sandwiches. When asked about Salmon she recommended well done!
They did not know the wine list, they said the numbers in the computer don't match the menu.
Overall a bad experience.
I have enjoyed the Buxton inn for over 35 years, but this time they missed the mark. Menu was different than what was posted on the signage at the door and web site. We were told they were breaking in a new kitchen staff. However food was average. Server was very helpful but I would like the Buxton to reclaim it’s charm and elegance.
I made reservations and noted that it was for our anniversary (45th). When we got to your place, the hostess asked us if we had a reservation and we indicated that we had. She then didn't know what to do so we had to wait until she could ask someone else what to do. We should have known there would be troubles ahead... and there were.
We were assigned to an empty back room and, after awhile, we were given a paper one-page menu with limited selection and no specialties. My wife wanted especially to order prime rib which usually is available on weekends. We were told that there is no prime rib and that the menu is limited because your establishment has recently lost your chef and that you were trying to break-in a new chef or other options.
We ordered pretty much meat and potatoes. We ordered medium rare and the meat was clearly medium (and pricey). In fact, for a "limited menu" the prices were higher than what a customer would expect.
The service was slow and inefficient. I first asked if there was a sauce available for my NY strip. He didn't know and had to check. After a few minutes, he came back and said no. I went ahead and ordered anyway. After waiting too long, your staff delivered our meal and mixed up the vegetables. Our waiter came out and brought a small cup of au jus; he said that he asked someone else and found out about it so he brought it over. It was not made from scratch. When I ordered originally I asked for 2 particuar glasses of wine to be served WITH the meal. Someone forgot so I had to catch up to our waiter and about 10 minutes or more we finally got our wine and one of your people blamed the bartender.
My comment is that we should have been advised (warned) when we made our reservation that there is a limited menu. There was no mention of an anniversary (why ask) and the prices were too high and I understand a limited selection but it doesn't preclude a rib roast (which is why we came). We have been to your facility before
I have always loved going to the Buxton Inn for dining especially for special events. I made reservations for 8 too celebrate my husband's 70 th Birthday. It was a surprise! Did not know that the surprise was that we received a menu of food items not available that night, which were everything that we were planning on ordering. So many ordered Fish and chips. Tasty but could have gone to Long John Silver's and just as tasty but cheaper. Our waiter (Jordan) was EXCELLENT!! I think if it had not been for him we would have gone somewhere else to o eat. We all came too the conclusion that something was going on in the kitchen and said a little prayer that the owners could get things back in control and that all of the customer's would be gracious too the situation. I will be back too dine in the future. I just know that what ever was going on that night was probably just "life happening" and a lesson to be learned.
We had not been to Buxton Inn in over fifteen years. We had Sunday brunch with friends because Granville is a good half-way meeting place. Ambiance is the same - I enjoy the inn atmosphere. Variety and quality of food consistent with price point. I would return to meet friends, but would not make the drive just for brunch.
Good was great. Service was lacking. We could hear employees fighting in the kitchen. We were fairly dressed up and they seated us in the bar area where it was very loud and most people were very casual. Saw many people headed to the back where it was a little calmer and fancier.
Great historic inn located in the center of Granville. Food is fine, try the meatloaf. Perfect setting for parents to take their college kids to dinner. Pub is a better deal for a quick bite.
Classic early American tavern faire. Everything was fresh and cooked perfectly. Not. One. Complaint.
Everything was fine but the penne with marinara was to spicy, tasted good but way to hot
The food was outstanding, perhaps the best cioppino we have eaten. The server was obviously new but needed more training. We were served our salads and entrees at the same time, we had to ask for spoons to eat with and side dishes for the discarded shells. I am not certain the server was very attentive when she took both our wine order and the meal order. With more experience and/or training, we are certain she will improve.
They have a delightful Sunday Brunch. Seating is in either an atrium/sunroom or colonial style dining room.
I have been going to Buxton Inn since my wife and I got married in 2001. We had our rehearsal dinner here. It has changed ownership since then. Unfortunately the food quality has greatly suffered. I got the prime rib, fingerlings and Brussels sprouts. The prime rib was flavorless and chewy. The fingerlings has no flavor and the “bacon” Brussels sprouts had bacon bits not real bacon. Needless to say I am upset because a place that has sentimental value to me and my wife has now become a place we will drive by but never eat at again. The food that the previous owner cooked was always spot on and delicious (especially the Chicken Victoria) I just hope that the owners now realize how special of a place the Buxton Inn is and try to create the type of experience that has been enjoyed in the past.
Love our annual visit here. Many delicious food entrees and several different dining areas including a formal area and a wonderful atrium (photo) for many size groups. Feel elegant yet have a relaxed fun experience
Great food options for Sunday Brunch. Enjoyed my weekend at the Inn.
The Seafood Chesapeake was excellent, this time. Nice ambiance on the patio.
The Buxton Inn has a lot of history, but they need some help in cooking food. Stay away from ordering seafood. They serve it very undercooked and heavily salted. I had to send it back twice before I could eat it. The fudge cake for desert was much too gooey and hard to eat. The Peach Melba is a good desert, though.
This was our first visit to The Buxton Inn. My wife, daughter, and I all had a wonderful meal and had great service. Plus, it is a beautiful old Inn with a a very pretty glass enclosed dining room. Looking forward to our next visit.
Sunday brunch was excellent! Service was friendly and perfect! Beautiful and historic Inn.
We had Sunday Brunch for Fathers Day. Group of 10. Ate at 1pm. The atmosphere was great, food was good, just ran out of some stuff since we were at end of buffet time. The server wasn't the best. We didn't get refills on water. She didn't come to pick up dirty plates. Our overall experience was good and we would go back. ( just go earlier if you are planning on brunch).
Brunch was excellent! It was extremely hot where we were sitting. The room was beautiful but the ceiling fans just did not do the trick.
Nice date spot in Granville
Steak had to be sent back. Had to ask 3 times for the xtra bread basket. The best dish on the menus for over 40 years was nothing special.
The Buxton Inn is a wonderful venue. That night a big party was in The Wine Room and many menu offerings were not available. There were some misses with what we ordered. But ample servings with the plates they got correct. Understanding that even the best places can have an off night, we'll be back.
the staff was very nice and they even let me look around and take pictures. the food was devine.
We were in town for our daughters graduation from Denison. In the 4 years we have been coming to Granville we hadn’t tried the Buxton Inn. So the 6 of us went on Friday night. We were seated promptly and had great service. Food was good. Crab cakes were fair, salads very good. Burger very good.
Service and food were excellent. Salmon was superbly prepared and the mashed potatoes rivaled my moms! The Seafood Chesapeake was outstanding! Great mixed drinks and wine was tasty! Beer could have been a bit colder, but a great meal & service! PS...get the Apple Carmel dessert!
An early Mother’s Day celebration. We were engaged at The Buxton Inn almost 21 years ago, so it’s our sentimental favorite place.
Wonderful old inn to grab lunch. Food was high quality and the fries will have you asking for more. Sit in the green room for the outside experience indoors.
Food was good but they were out of mashed potatoes and the manager acted like we didn't have a reservation even though I made one and received a confirmation email from Open Table.
Extremely dissapointing for the price-went for Easter brunch and was underwhelmed. Food was very average for what was advertised, and was expecting at least a few Easter eggs or colorful flowers but none were to be found.
We attended Easter brunch at the Buxton Inn at 12:45 pm. The inn has such a unique historic ambiance which was enhanced by a classical guitarist that morning. Staff was very attentive. Water, coffee, cocktail service very prompt. Brunch was set up buffet style, and honestly the quality was just OK. They had a very difficult time keeping warmers filled with enough food to serve the guests moving through buffet lines. Many things were empty at prime times -- things I consider easy to have staged ahead of time to fill easily -- salad dressings, waffles, pre-cut meats, plated desserts. So, it gets a 3 star review mostly because of the lovely surroundings. We will try a different Easter brunch experience next time.
Very nice tavern for happy hour followed by a lovely dinner in the garden room for dinner to celebrate our son's birthday . Historical atmosphere , great service . Special seafood dish was very good Good cocktails & beer would definitely return
a wonderful team of dedicated staff bringing back the lure of the famous Buxton Inn.
Just perfect...serving of courses was perfectly timed. Food was excellent.
The food was very good and the server was very attentive. The atmosphere of the restaurant was awesome