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Waterwheel Restaurant

124 Old Mill Rd, Warm Springs, VA 24484-2001
+1 540-839-2231
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“trout” (50 reviews)
“bolognese” (8 reviews)
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124 Old Mill Rd, Warm Springs, VA 24484-2001
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We often have dinner here when we are staying at the Homestead and it is always a great experience. Service was a little slower this time (it was a Sunday evening) but still ok. There were 3 of us; one person had pasta (she said...More

Thank Paula M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our meal began with the asparagus three ways, mixed baby beets, coraline salad, house salad & housemade bread & butter. For the entrees we enjoyed the pasta cappellacci and the trout. I preferred the trout. For a sweet finish, the flourless chocolate cake was devine,...More

Thank Eli S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant while staying at the Homestead and it was a great decision It's in a quaint town with some fascinating architecture. The restaurant itself is in an old gristmill which makes for some interesting seating. The best thing is the food -...More

Thank barbaraaA240SK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Set in a re-purposed gristmill, this restaurant serves up great foods with great service. Prices are elevated (par for the entire area) but are a much better deal then the close-by Homestead. It is a little hard to find on a side street in Warm...More

Thank Fran F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best food we had on our trip. We had a drink outside, and moved inside for dinner. A nice bar with a great bartender, friendly staff, and above all, great food.

Thank Janteuwen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent meal and a great alternative to the restaurants at The Homestead. Great service and lots of local ingredients as well. We will definitely go again the next time we're in the area. Call ahead for a reservation.

Thank elizabethsP2908GO
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

One of the best restaurants I have had the pleasure of dinning at. Love the farm to take menu and the wine cellar was a fantastic touch. Due to busy lives and children this was my husband's and I first date night in 4 years...More

Thank Ashley C
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Great little place to eat at. First thing we did was go down to the wine room to pick out our bottle of wine for the meal. Highly recommend the onion soup for a starter. We had the fish special and the stuffed homemade pasta....More

Thank walsworthsd
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I had the pleasure of eating at the Waterwheel restaurant at The Grist Mill a couple times during a family visit in Bath County and I was blown away by the experience. John and Kate, the proprietors, made a point to come to the table...More

Thank HI_McDunnough
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

5-star in all aspects: menu, ambience, staff, and location in Warm Springs. Locally-grown food and excellent wine selection (pick your own bottle from extensive wine cellar). Knowledgeable friendly staff. If you're staying at the Homestead, put aside one night to visit Waterwheel Restaurant at the...More

Thank Norwood23
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Susan R
22 July 2016|
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Yes, the basket is included in the regular room rate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Old Mill Rd, Warm Springs, VA 24484-2001
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Warm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 540-839-2231
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The Inn at Gristmill Square showcases regional American farm-to-table cuisine in the Waterwheel Restaurant. Our menu changes with the seasons to guarantee the freshest most authentic flavors. Freshly prepared ingredients from local and regional growers fill the menu, offering guests an exceptional dining experience. Beyond the menu, guests will enjoy a romantic, intimate atmosphere inside our renovated Mill.
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