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The Dining Room

A Forbes Four-Star Restaurant

Residing inside the historic Agassiz Mansion, built in 1875, The Dining Room at Castle Hill Inn has been the backdrop of memorable occasions for more than a century and is lauded as one of the best restaurants in Newport. The Forbes Four-Star restaurant boasts a prix fixe menu, where service captains guide guests through a 6 course menu. Chef Andy Taur and his culinary team create dishes utilizing the local bounty of produce, seafood, and artisanal producers to present a unique and memorable experience.

Reservations for parties up to four guests can be made online, with larger parties reserved by phone or email.

Please be advised we require a credit card to secure your reservation in The Dining Room. To avoid a $50 per person cancelation fee, please call to cancel more than 24 hours in advance of your dining reservation. Your card will only be charged if you fail to cancel within 24 hours or if you fail to show for your reservation.


Dinner Service:  5:30pm – 9:00pm, Thursday through Monday (closed Tuesday and Wednesdays) Reservations required. Indoor seating only.


Mansion Bar:  Thursday- Monday: 5pm – 9:00pm daily for food serving casual bar menu, until 10:00pm for drinks.  Closed Tuesday/Wednesday

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Our Cuisine

Gourmet-minded guests are treated to an incredible farm-to-table experience at The Dining Room. As one of the most respected Newport, RI hotels, Inn prides itself on serving meals in a location that is second to none in New England – not only for the mesmerizing view, but for the bounty provided by the surrounding lands. From local seafood fished from the waters around Aquidneck Island to orchard produce to artisanal cheeses, meals at The Dining Room speak both to the nostalgia and tradition of New England cooking. The exceptional wine list features more than 800 selections and has been awarded the “Best of Award of Excellence” from Wine Spectator for ten years running.

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“On behalf of the culinary team at Castle Hill Inn, we welcome you to our home and hope that you will enjoy our New England traditions, creative touches and beverage offerings. We’re excited to prepare a curated tasting experience for you, based on the most inspiring, fresh and local ingredients showcased on the menu.”

-Executive Chef Andy Taur