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“The fanciest place we've ever been!”
Review of The Dining Room

The Dining Room
Ranked #20 of 845 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Main restaurant of the Inn on Biltmore Estate
Reviewed 22 January 2016

I booked this as an evening dinner for our honeymoon, and oh my goodness were we surprised!

We had no idea what to expect as we knew it was in a hotel and the prices was so reasonable, so we showed up very under dressed and not prepared for what we were about to get into...

From the moment we walked in the staff was INCREDIBLE. They were so professional, courtesy, and kind that we felt like absolute royalty. Unlike many places we have been their service did not feel forced or fake, they truly seemed interested in making it a night we could remember.

Considering how we came in, they could have definitely treated us in a different way but they absolutely took care of us from start to finish. Andrew, and our server (I can't believe we forgot his name, but we were so blown away we forgot some of the details!) were so amazing.

Now the food...oh my goodness. We were slightly intimidated as it's one of those menus where you can't pronounce most of the items and the ingredients don't seem like they should go together. When the dishes arrived they were straight out of a movie or cooking show, delicately arranged in a stunning fashion..almost too good to take a bite of!

But we did and I cannot describe how delicious it was! Definitely the best food we have ever had, from start to finish. We did the three courses and even the dishes they brought us in between just to try were incredible.

The intimate, candlelight atmosphere in front of the fireplace would have been enough to make this honeymoon dinner memorable but combined with the staff and food...we'll never forget it!

Thank you for treating us like a king and queen for an evening, and we can't wait to return on our anniversaries for years to come!

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Thank Marvyl T
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Reviewed 21 January 2016

We ate in The Dining Room for breakfast everyday. The buffet is superb. Also, the Library Lounge and In Room Dining provide good service and well prepared meals. We thoroughly enjoyed everything we ordered while there.

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Reviewed 20 January 2016

From the warm greeting as we arrived and throughout the evening, our experience was perfect! The dining room is a lovely, with mountain views, a glowing fireplace and the soft hum of quiet conversation. Its a nice change from the many restaurants, even the more upscale or expensive, that are informal and noisy. Our three-course meal progressed at a leisurely pace with attentive but not intrusive attention by our server. Every dish was well-prepared and flavorful, complimented by beautiful presentation. We look forward to many return visits!

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Thank AHappyTraveler52
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Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Always a great spot to take visiting guests. The food is superb and the staff amazing. The setting itself is enough to blow you away if you've never been, turn up early and visit Antler village for free or pay and visit the house. Just enjoy the estate or dinner, your choice.

Thank eyemgrumpy
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

Celebrated an early Christmas and birthday with a stay and dinner at the Inn on Biltmore Estate. Highly recommend both. The cuisine and service were perfect. They even decorated our daughter's 25th birthday plate. Can't wait to go back.

1  Thank Patti P
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