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Oak & Grain

853 Pleasant St, New London, NH 03257-5582
+1 603-873-4833
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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853 Pleasant St, New London, NH 03257-5582
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are new to this area and based on prior reviews, we made a reservation. From the moment you walk in to the beautiful patio with stunning lake views you just know you’re in the right place. You truly feel you’re a guest in the...More

Thank slue s
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Welcome to central New Hampshire, and our wonderful area! New London has so much to offer from mountains to lakes to our classic New England town centers. It is inspiring for us to know you came with high expectations after reading our reviews, and were...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With our global travels we have never been to any restaurant with ONE seating and/or where the Head Chef comes out and discusses the whole menu! Very impressive. The prix fixe meal was $65 which is unheard of. Now I admit the portions were a...More

Thank drehery
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your dining experience and interaction with Chef Leary. He certainly is passionate about his craft and our guest enjoyment! We're very pleased you found a strong value at our price point and enjoyed...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I generally shy away from five course dining: too much food, with quantity crushing quality. The Oak & Grain, within the Inn at Pleasant Lake, erased that aversion in our first night at the Inn. Over wine or cocktails in the dining room, Chef Bryan...More

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IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your elegant description of our dining. Your concluding line says it all in that you changed your plans to dine with us a second night. Our team will be so pleased to learn of such high praise. We are so pleased...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

The chef explained the meal detailing ingredients and preparation. Then the fun began trying to taste the complexities and flavors in each dish. An amazing experience and a most talented chef. We ate their on back to back nights while staying at the Inn. Others...More

Thank antiup o
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thanks for sharing your experience with others. We very much appreciate you guys. It certainly sounds like you had a great sampling of some of chef's creations! He really has been putting a ton of thought into the vegetarian options and offering some incredible flavors....More

Reviewed 11 August 2018

If you are a foodie you should definitely add Oak & Grain to your list of "must try" restaurants. Definitely come early for the cocktail hour and enjoy one of their signature drinks out on their gorgeous patio - overlooking Pleasant Lake and surrounded by...More

Thank Suzanne W
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Thanks for sharing your experience, Suzanne! Are you a writer? Because your descriptions are wonderful and enfold the reader into our experience! We are so please you enjoyed your dining experience and getting to know Chef Bryan. Look forward to your next visit with us....More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

We did their prix fixe meal and it was a wonderful experience. We arrived in time for a cocktail. I had a unique drink with whiskey and Rainer cherries. A bit tart which was perfect for a hot evening. As we were outside, our waitress...More

Thank noranekko
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

We very much appreciate your recommendation. I really like your description of 'plate envy', and lucky we had the solution right in hand! Thanks. Interestingly enough, Chef Bryan has been on local TV on WMUR in New Hamshire. The segment is called Chef's corner and...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018

There is one seating per evening, featuring a set menu designed for the day by the chef, with three options for the main course. There is always something for a vegetarian. Everything was spectacular. And you do have to pay for what you get. You...More

Thank TomM1951
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Great description. Thanks so much. We are so pleased you feel our experience was a good value. It does take extra effort and cost a bit more to provide a custom menu, locally sourced from our community. We believe you can't find better locally, and...More

Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Feels like you are having cocktails and enjoying company in a nice living room before,dinner of a large new England estate. The Chef - makes a presentation about what you will eat, where it is from, and how it was prepared. Its relaxed fancy and...More

Thank LevelBrad
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

You've captured the nostalgia and feeling here so nicely. We're so glad you enjoyed the evening and had such a great experience. Chef Bryan certain pours his passion out and its so nice when guests recognize that. We definitely try to offer a relaxed atmosphere...More

Reviewed 30 July 2018

The dinner was an excellent experience, from the chef's preview to the wonderful food to the chef stopping at everyone's table after dinner. The portions were reasonable, and the service was friendly and efficient. I would go back anytime.

Thank James S
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Thanks, James. So glad you enjoyed your dinner with us. Chef Bryan really enjoys engaging with our guests to ensure their dining experience is quite special. WE hope to see you when you return!

Reviewed 22 July 2018

A couple of friends took us to O&G for our first visit this evening and we had a great time. Definitely will be back with friends and family. We had no idea what to expect. We knew it was fixed with a menu option and...More

Thank Miguel_M
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Thanks so much for your review and detailed comments. They are very helpful and a wonderful description of our dining experience. We wish the Wagyu was better for you, and certainly will check on our supply for that. Chef does customize our menu every night...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 65
Meals
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
6:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:15 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 853 Pleasant St, New London, NH 03257-5582
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  New London
  • Phone Number: +1 603-873-4833
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Description
Celebrate the bounty of New Hampshire at our highly acclaimed New London restaurant - Oak & Grain. Inspired by flavors from around the globe, our menus highlight the best seasonal ingredients of the region, including local farms and our herb garden. We are authentic farm to tale, New England cuisine supporting local farms and community sourced fisheries. Enjoy stunning views of Pleasant Lake and Mt. Kearsarge from our elegant dining room or casual small plate dining on the patio during the warmer months. Our custom menus, designed nightly, allow us to easily tailor to any dietary needs. We also offer 3-course Brunch on Sundays that mirror our signature dinner service. Our dining rooms can also offer privacy for small and large groups and we specialize in event planning and business meetings.
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