New Hampshire fine dining restaurants treat the guest as king

Savor the finest in New England traditional and continental cuisine at historic and romantic places, mountain and ocean resorts and hideaways, and along the seashore where seafood rules. Award winning chefs use locally sourced ingredients to creatively craft unforgettable dishes. Dine in picturesque candlelit settings, at chef’s tables, in cozy wine cellars, and in an elegant rail coach. The service is impeccable and dietary needs are always accommodated.

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Ledges Restaurant - White Mountain Hotel & Resort - North Conway, NH
White Mountain Hotel & Resort

2560 West Side Road North Conway, NH, 03860 Phone: 603-356-7100 Toll-Free: 800-533-6301

A pair of delightful restaurants make dining a rewarding experience at mountain resort

After a delightful meal at Ledges Restaurant or Tullamore Tavern, you’ll see why locals and visitors alike return often to dine at the White Mountain Hotel & Resort. At Ledges Restaurant, a casually elegant room with wrap-around panoramic views of the White Mountains, you’ll have one of the finest dining experiences in the North Conway area, featuring award-winning, innovative New England cuisine (Ask about the scrumptious Sunday brunch). Its extensive wine list has been recognized by Wine Spectator, and the Friday Night Seafood Fest is not to be missed. The warm, welcoming tavern offers seasonal cocktails, appetizers and meals in an atmosphere styled like a traditional Irish pub. It’s the perfect place to go after a round of golf at the resort’s course.
Indian Waters - Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train - North Woodstock, NH
Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train

3 Crossing at Riverplace North Woodstock, NH, 03262 Phone: 603-745-3500

Fans of gourmet dining will definitely be on board for this meal with a view

Have you ever enjoyed a five-course gourmet meal while traveling in style in a vintage train car? Well, now’s your chance! The popular Cafe Lafayette Dinner Train runs May through October, offering ever-changing seasonally inspired dishes as you roll by the scenery of New Hampshire’s White Mountains. Over the 20-mile, two-hour trip along the Pemigewasset River, you’ll savor entrees that might include soy ginger salmon or grilled pork tenderloin as well as delicious appetizers, salads, soups, sorbets and fresh-made pies, pastries and other dessert confections. From December through April, treat yourself to station-side dining at The Depot, where taste delights range from tapas to flatbreads. Libations include classic cocktails and a full wine list.
Mussels & Lobster - Stonehurst Manor - North Conway, NH
Stonehurst Manor

3351 White Mountain Highway North Conway, NH, 03860 Phone: 603-356-3113 Toll-Free: 800-525-9100

The perfect restaurant recipe: a world-inspired menu, stellar service, glorious mountain views

An exquisite space with equally fine dining: That’s the Wild Rose Restaurant at elegant Stonehurst Manor. Famous for its baked lobster and its homemade wood-fired bread and signature sourdough pizzas, the restaurant also features classic grilled plates and seafood fresh from the nearby Maine coast on its world-influenced menu. Enjoy everything from Parmesan truffle fries to grilled rack of lamb and bouillabaisse, and leave room for indulgent desserts like creme brûlée and chocolate bomb. You’ll marvel at sweeping mountain views from the screened-in summer porch or outdoor patio. In the evenings, enjoy a cocktail under the stars by the patio fire pits or, on chillier nights, sip a glass of wine by the fireplace in the inviting Library Lounge.
A Dining Pleasure - The Wentworth Resort Hotel - Jackson Village, NH
The Wentworth

1 Carter Notch Road Jackson Village, NH, 03846 Phone: 603-383-9700 Toll-Free: 800-637-0013

Fresh, local ingredients prepared with flair

Dine among natural beauty at The Wentworth for a delightfully memorable meal in the White Mountains. Choose our elegant dining room, outdoor patio or the privacy of your guest room you to enjoy a meal with traditional European flair and using only the freshest ingredients from regional farms. The Wentworth serves breakfast and dinner year-round. Chef Brian Gazda has developed a network of local farmers and food producers to achieve a goal of serving locally sourced, fresh meat and produce and to accommodate specific dietary needs. Our dining room has won many awards and is complemented with professional service and an extensive wine list. Book your table On-Line today!
Fine Dining - Inn at Thorn Hill & Spa - Jackson, NH
Inn at Thorn Hill & Spa

40 Thorn Hill Road Jackson, NH, 03846 Phone: 603-383-4242

Luxury inn’s elegant restaurant and exclusive lounge and wine cellar make fine dining a true treat

One of the highlights of staying at the Inn at Thorn Hill & Spa is enjoying a gourmet dining experience at Forty at Thorn Hill and, for a special treat, sharing wine and a fine meal at Forty Below, the restaurant’s elegant lounge and wine cellar. The menu at the restaurant, helmed by a traditionally trained French chef, features seasonally fresh ingredients and local seafood. Each visit provides diners a true taste of the White Mountains, from signature New England seafood chowder and country pate to baked cod, roast half duckling and filet mignon. In the wine cellar, guests are surrounded by racks of sparkling wines, whites and reds, with offerings including a reserve wine list. It’s an intimate, exclusive dining space.
Wine Cellar - Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa - Whitefield, NH
Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa

Mountain View Road Whitefield, NH, 03598 Phone: 888-260-4929

Memorable dining experiences at elegant resort surrounded by White Mountains

At the Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa, the two major restaurants provide unique, memorable experiences for vacationing diners. At the elegant 1865 Wine Cellar, you will see how the pairing of wines and food enlivens and enriches the dining experience. At the Harvest Tavern, classic farm-to-table fare, including produce from the resort’s own herb and vegetable garden, is served in a lively atmosphere. The tavern, which has a children’s menu, serves a hearty breakfast and deliciously unique dishes for lunch and dinner. It’s also a great spot for a late-evening signature cocktail, glass of wine from an extensive list or craft beer. You’ll soon see why the restaurants have helped the resort earn its Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Award and AAA 4-Diamond rating.
Dining Table Setting - Franconia Inn - Franconia, NH
Franconia Inn

1172 Easton Road Franconia, NH, 03580 Phone: 603-823-5542 Toll-Free: 800-473-5299

Dine on elegant seasonal cuisine while gazing out at a breathtaking mountain landscape

Experience award-winning in a cozy mountain Inn’s restaurant with spectacular views of the White Mountains. That’s dinner at the Franconia Inn, where an inviting atmosphere combines with elegant American cuisine to serve up a delightful dining experience. Start with a charcuterie board with seasonal fruit and black truffle cheese, then enjoy the menu’s many seasonal entrees. Fall offerings, for example, include apple bourbon chicken, steak frites, maple ginger salmon and wild mushroom ravioli. The restaurant also serves hearty country breakfasts each morning. More casual dining can be found in the inn’s Peaks Pub, where you can kick back by a crackling fire with a draft beer, handcrafted cocktail, and excellent pub fare.