Old Tavern Restaurant

Old Tavern Restaurant

Let our chefs transport you to the farm with this Vermont farm-to-table restaurant experience. At our Old Tavern Restaurant, you’ll enjoy local, seasonal fare that’s as unique as it is delicious.

Welcome to the Old Tavern Restaurant

From time to time, our dining room may be closed due to private functions. We recommend calling ahead or visiting our events calendar or our Facebook page for the most updated information.

Located in the main inn, the Old Tavern Restaurant puts the taste of Vermont right at your fingertips. Chef Cal Hingston and his team proudly offer you the freshest local ingredients prepared in small batches to ensure the highest quality. As a farm-to-table restaurant, all of our ingredients are sourced from local and sustainable purveyors throughout New England.

Reservations are required.  To reserve your seat in our Old Tavern Restaurant, call 802-843-2248.

Summer Dining Hours- please call 802-843-2248 to make reservations.

Friday & Saturday: 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m (last reservation at 8:30)

Thursday and Sundays: 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (last reservation at 7:30)

**Please note-Dining room is closed Monday-Wednesday evenings.    However July 2nd and 3rd is open due to a holiday period.

Old Tavern Restaurant

Summer Menu


Soup of The Day

Chef’s Daily Creation $7

Caprese Salad

Heirloom Tomatoes, Fresh VT Mozzarella, Basil,

Garden Greens, Virgin Olive Oil, Balsamic $14

Watermelon Salad

Baby Arugula and Nasturtiums, VT Chevre, toasted Pistachios, White Balsamic Mint Vinaigrette $14

VT Cheese Board   

Rotating Selection of Vermont’s Finest Cheeses, served with Marinated Olives, Apricot Chutney, Grapes and Crostini $15

(Ask Server for Daily Selections)

Orange Chili Shrimp

Ginger Black Rice, Snap Pea and Red Pepper Slaw $15

Scallop Ceviche

Thinly sliced Scallops Dressed in Lemon and Fresh Herbs, with Sumac Pine Nuts and Cucumber $15

Chicken Liver Pate

VT Maple Grained Mustard, Bread & Butter Pickles, Crostini $14


Pork Flat Iron

Grilled Vidalia Onions, Sautéed Herbed Tomatoes, Micro Greens, Balsamic Drizzle $25

  Smoked Chicken 

Apple Wood Smoked ½ Chicken, Picatta Style, with a Lemon, Caper and Fresh Herb Butter, over Wilted Kale & Crispy Potato Straws $25

Seared Salmon

Coconut Lemon Grass Sticky Rice, Sweet Jalapeno Sauce, Roasted Pepper and Watercress Salad $25


VT Fresh Spinach Ravioli with Roasted Garlic and Sundried Tomato, in a Basil Pesto Cream, topped with Caramelized Onions, Swiss Chard, Shaved Parmesan, and Kalamata Olives $24

Herbed Polenta

Seared Polenta, Roasted Grape Tomatoes, Wild Mushroom Ragout, Goat Cheese Cream, Baby Greens $21

Filet Mignon

Truffle Cheddar Potato Gratin, Herbed Butter, Cabernet Jus, Seasonal Vegetable $28

Wines by the Glass

$8 / glass

William Hill, Chardonnay, CA
Benziger, Sauvignon Blanc, CA
Principato, Pinot Grigio, Italy
Beringer, White Zinfandel, CA, $6
Louis M. Martini, Cabernet, CA
Bridgeview, Pinot Noir, Oregon
Cigar Box, Malbec, Argentina
Red Rock, Merlot, CA
7 Deadly Zins, Zinfandel, CA

$10 / glass

Merriam Vineyards, Sned Red, CA
Bottega Vinaia, Pinot Grigio, Italy
Josh Cellars Chardonnay, CA

$12 / glass

Waterbrook, Reserve Cabernet, Washington
Cambria, Benchbreak Vineyard Chardonnay, CA
Kim Crawford, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough

White Wines by the Bottle


France, Veuve Cliquot, La Grande Dame, $165
France, Veuve Cliquot, Yellow Label Brut, $75
France, Veuve Cliquot, Yellow Label Brut ½ bottle, $38
France, Taittanger, Brut La Francaise, $95

Sparkling Wines

USA, Mumm, Cuvee M, $46
USA, Domain Carneros, Brut, $54
Italy, Lunetta, Prosecco, $31

Sauvignon Blanc

New Zealand, Brancott, $28
France, Quintessence, Pouilly-Fume, $40
New Zealand, Kim Crawford, $42

Other Whites

Italy, Bottega Vinaia, Pinot Grigio, $37
USA, Robert Mondavi, Riesling, $24
USA, Caymus, Conundrum, $43


USA, Cakebread, Napa, $65
USA, Pine Ridge, “Dijon Clones,” $60
France, Pascal Bouchard, Petit Chablis, $29
USA, Cambria, Benchbreak, $44
USA, Chateau St. Jean, Sonoma, $28
France, Louis Jadot, Pouilly Fuisse, $46
France, Domaine Roland Lavantureux Chablis, $55

Red Wines by the Bottle


USA, Whitehall Lane, $45
Italy, Tommasi Le Prunee, $31

Cabernet Sauvignon

USA, Chateau Montelena, Napa Valley, $85
USA, Joseph Phelps, Napa, $105
USA, Sequoia Grove, Napa, $75
USA, Steltzner, Stags Leap District, $95
USA, Ghost Pines, Napa, Sonoma Valley, $41
USA, Sagelands, Washington, $34
USA, Beringer, Knights Valley, $115

Pinot Noir

USA, J Vineyards, Russian River, $65
USA, Domaine Carneros, Napa, $49
USA, La Crema, Sonoma, $44
USA, Bridlewood, $28

Red Blends

USA, Robert Foley “Claret,” Napa, $125
France, Chateau Trignon, Gigondas, Rhone Valley, $58
USA, Michael David Petite Petit, $32
USA, Waterbrook, Melange Washington, $29
USA, Rhiannon, California, $29

Other Reds

Italy, Marchesi di Barolo, Barolo DOCG, $90
Italy, Bertani, Catullo Rosso del Veneto, $44
Argentina, Battle Axe, Malbec, $41
USA, St. Francis “Old Vines”, Sonoma, $35
Italy, Michele Chiarlo, Barbera D’Asti DOC, $29
Spain, Campo Viejo, Rioja Reserva, $28

Our wine list (and its subsequent pricing) is subject to availability.
Updated 02/2018.

Specialty Cocktails

Peach White Wine Sangria $10


Juniper Rose $12
VT Made Barr Hill Honey Infused Gin, Rosemary Tea, Fresh Lime and Grapefruit Juice


Pear Ginger Cosmo $12
Canton Ginger Liqueur, Absolut Pear, Triple Sec, Fresh Lime and Cranberry Juice


Maple Manhattan $11
VT Made Sapling Maple Bourbon, Bitters and Sweet Vermouth


Banana’s Foster $9
Meyer Rum, Banana Liqueur, Butterscotch Schnapps, Half & Half and Cinnamon


Vermont Mule $10
VT Made Silo Vodka, Fresh Lime and Goslings Ginger Beer


Cherry Margarita $11
Milagro Silver, Triple Sec, House Made Sour Mix and VT Made Tart Cherry Syrup


Tavern Old Fashion $10
Jim Beam, Cointreau, Bitters, Muddled Orange and Cherry


Phelps Mudslide $10
Stoli Vanil, VT Made Perc Coffee Liquor, and Baileys


Spiked Arnold Palmer $9
Smirnoff Vodka, House Made Lemonade and Iced Tea


Spring Blossom $11
Stoli O, St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur, Apple Juice and Fresh Lemon Juice


Draught Beer

1801 Ale, Vermont, $7

Harpoon Boston Irish Stout, VT, $7

Fiddlehead IPA, Vermont, $7

Harpoon UFO White, Vermont, $7

Switchback Ale, Vermont, $7

14th Star Recruit, Vermont $7

Bud Light, $5

Seasonal (ask your server), $7

(all beer prices include 10% sales tax)


Bottled Beer

Heineken, Netherlands, $5

Amstel, Netherlands, $5

Corona, Mexico, $5

Long Trail, Vermont, $5

Harpoon IPA, Vermont, $5

Citizens Cider Unified Press, VT, (16 oz. can), $6

Dessert Menu

Flourless Chocolate Torte

With Fresh Raspberry Coulis and topped with Whipped Cream

Bailey’s Crème Brulee

Irish Cream Custard with Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans

VT Chevre Cheesecake

Brule Style with a Blackberry Brandy Sauce

Chocolate Mousse

Served in a Chocolate Tulip Cup with Whipped Cream and Strawberries

Caramel Flan

Topped with Strawberry Basil Jam

All Above Dessert Items $8

House Made Ice Creams & Sorbets

Ask Server for Daily Selection $6

Vermont Cheese Board

Selection of Three Vermont Cheeses, Fig Compote, Crostinis, Grapes and Berries

Ask Server for Daily Selections $15

Espresso    $3.50

Cappuccino   $5

Children’s Menu

Our menu is designed to please kids, but keeps an eye towards healthy eating.
For ages 12 and under. All children’s menu items are $8.

Grafton Cheddar Grilled Cheese

Served with our hand cut fries and steamed veggies.

Pasta with butter

Grafton Cheddar Mac & Cheese

Tavern Beef Burger

Served with lettuce, tomato, hand cut fries and house pickles.

Breaded Chicken Tenders

Served with our hand cut fries and steamed veggies.

Updated 7.3.18