The Lawn at Castle Hill Inn

4.8
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778 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
Castle Hill is renowned for its al fresco dining overlooking the waters of Narragansett Bay. Limited reserved seating will be offered between 11:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. on The Lawn, beginning Thursday, May 21 for parties of no more than five people. We cannot accept walk-in guests at this time, and are taking reservations no more than seven days in advance. We regret that, in the event of inclement weather, we will not be able to reseat guests indoors. Please dress for cool evening temperatures, as we do not have outdoor heaters and cannot supply our customary blankets or throws. You must wear a mask or face covering to be seated, and are required to self-screen for symptoms prior to dining. Please arrive no more than fifteen minutes before your reservation. Sorry, but The Mansion Bar, Terrace Bar, and Adirondack chairs on The Lawn remain closed at this time.
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vipMimi
New England
16 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Lunch or early dinner at the Lawn at Castle Hill truly is glorious. The Newport Restaurant Group is employee-owned and you really do feel their interest in your pleasure. My husband loves their specialty gin and tonic and had a wonderful summer salad with grilled shrimp. I had a perfectly-sized Caesar Salad with gobs of lobster salad. Just perfect.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was excellent

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TomB
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just the best pace to eat on the ocean in New England.

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MattD
Salt Lake City
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A wonderful afternoon on the lawn

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TruffleLover
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Kudos to Castle Hill Management and Staff for providing their usual outstanding service and delicious food while keeping everyone safe by observing COVID rules (wearing masks, etc.) Lobster roll was filled with large pieces of lobster. Oysters were divine. Orange Blood bellini added to the fun as we watched the sailboats and lobster boats on the water.

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Bern
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food . Beast view in Newport.

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Racraine1
New England
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food. Excellent service, outstanding views of the water and bridge. A true Newport experience. I recommend making time to sit on the Adirondack chairs and watch the sunset. Not to be missed!!

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Alwayslooking
Naples
36 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Had a nice lunch.

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CarrieB37
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We LOVE Castle Hill! The food this year is a 10!!!

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JJChabot
New England
8 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a nice place to relax and have a great meal

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FrancisO
New England
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tables (well-distanced) with great views. Staff attentive but not intrusive. Food exceptionally delicious. A wonderful early afternoon experience.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
8 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best view in Newport with excellent food and service!!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Elevatinglly beautiful

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
16 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was so nice. Thank you

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My family and I had an amazing dining experience. Our server Astrid was extremely professional and friendly. The food was delicious and everyone was very accommodating and pleasant.

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vipMimi
New England
17 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful meal and atmosphere once again. My husband loves the Farmhouse Burger and it was great once again. I had a Caesar Salad with grilled shrimp and it was perfect. Nick was our waiter and he was thoughtful although very busy with the early evening rush. We were outside where the restaurant leaves plenty of space between tables.

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snel
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful place for a special occasion. We have been celebrating our anniversary there for the last 7 years, Great location, great service, great food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always an incredible experience

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AnnaNYC
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The view.... the food.... the ambience! They were all wonderful. It was so good we ate there twice.

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BridgetB
Tampa
13 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic dinner

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vipCons1
New York Area
42 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2020
Overall3food5service3ambience5

I have been here many times and yes they took out a lot of tables. But, my table was only 2 feet from the table next to us. I didn't say anything but kept my mask on more.

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Brick
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

On a sunny calm day, the location dining on the terrace cannot be beat. We had a perfect late afternoon/ early evening meal at Castle Hill. The service was amazing and the food absolutely delicious. The prices are high, especially on some items ($24 salad?), but it was well worth it for a special outing.

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vipVDB198
New England
3 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a special place! Everything was wonderful.

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outsidepam
New England
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Sadly the staff, who does so much to make each visit perfect, has no control over the weather which was less than ideal. But don't worry, much was excellent and we will be back!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just amazing!! Third time here and never disappoints or fails to wow. Food, drinks, service, views— everything was perfect. Ben our server was friendly, funny and super professional. And finally my vote is in for the lobster roll with a couple of Prosecco.

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vipRealgoldfinger
New England
18 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous sunset, food service and scenery

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NancyC
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food was fabulous. Wait staff was a bit slow and they forgot our oysters. Otherwise a wonderful experience

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MarkF
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service! Enjoyed Lobster Rolls and wine with an incredible view.

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JudithS
New England
4 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food was exquisite. Simple yet elegant and flavorful with the finest fresh ingredients. That is true for every meal I ever had here.

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vipBethM
New England
19 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Visiting Castle Hill is always a pleasure, but especially so after being cooped up so long for COVID-19.
The restaurant has done an amazing job with social distancing at the tables. We also appreciated being served by Nick, he was so attentive, and kind.
Thanks again for a wonderful experience!

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vipVeryHappy
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They we so nice to us and made our son's first birthday very memorable!

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vipSofiaN
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Beautiful view setting. We ordered the fish dish. Was prepared very well. Dessert was excellent too.

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StephanieC
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gorgeous view and amazing food. We went for lunch for our anniversary and it was very memorable. Ordered the lobster roll which one of the best I’ve had in R.I. The fish tacos are also recommended. Terrific place for special occasions.

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LeslieL
New England
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Table was ready. Felt very safe. Food was delicious. Service was excellent. The view was spectacular!

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LisaW
New England
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and view! Everyone was safe and staff kept things sanitized!

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SaraT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter, Carl was outstanding! The food was amazing as always!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We felt safe and had fun!

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TomV
San Diego
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a beautiful view and great food and service

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ChrisH
New England
2 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and service. Outstanding venue - well prepared for social distancing. Our entire group felt welcome and safe. The views of the ocean, the Newport bridge and the sail boats passing by were spectacular!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
17 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely. They are taking social distancing seriously and still providing excellent service and a delicious summer menu. Really enjoyed it. Very safe and fun. Thank you Casey and Anthony!

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