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.

March Winter Hours

Friday & Saturday: 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Old Tavern Restaurant

Winter Menu


Soup of The Day

Chef’s Daily Creation $7

VT Cheese and Charcuterie

Three of Vermont’s Finest Cheeses and House Made Charcuterie served with Fig Compote, Marcona Almonds, Crostinis, House B&B Pickles

(Ask Server for Daily Selections) $ 17

Winter Salad

Hearty Winter Greens tossed with Vanilla Buttermilk Dressing, Grapefruit Segments, Cucumbers, Crisp Oat and Nut Clusters $13

Kale Caesar Salad

Baby Kale, Poached Egg Yolk, with Anchovies, Rustic Garlic Croutons, Parmesan Chips and Creamy Caesar Dressing $14

Diver Scallops

Pan Seared Scallops with Tomato Confit and Grilled Balsamic Onions $15


Pistachio Pork Tenderloin

Lemon Marinated Pork Rolled in Teriyaki and Pistachios, over Cauliflower Couscous, Coconut Braised Parsnip, finished with a Red Cabbage Jus $26

Game Hen Confit

Confit Cornish Game Hen, with a Pecan Barley Risotto, Garlic Rappini, and Pomegranate Reduction $25

Striped Bass

Seared Crispy Skinned Bass, with Potatoes, Leeks, and Oysters, with Roasted Garlic Puree, and Lemongrass Broth $28

Winter Vegetable Plate

Ancient Grain Medley with Ginger and Orange, Warm Sherry Vinaigrette, topped with Poached Crimini Mushrooms, Baby Turnips, Mache and Grilled Anjou Pears $22

Filet Mignon

Garlic Rappini, Olive Oil Whipped Potatoes, Sherry Peppercorn Demi $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 Red Wine Sangria $10


Juniper Rose $11
Bombay Sapphire Gin, St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur, Fresh Lime, Rosemary Tea and Grapefruit Juice


Pear Ginger Cosmo $11
Absolut Pear, Canton Ginger Liqueur, Splash of Triple Sec, Fresh Lime and Cranberry Juice


Vermont Manhattan $11
Barr Hill Tom Cat Gin (aged in Oak Casks), Sweet Vermouth and Bitters


Banana Slide $10
Caramel Vodka, Banana Liqueur, Baileys, finished with Chocolate Syrup


Dark N Stormy $10
Goslings Dark Rum, Goslings Ginger Beer and Fresh Lime


North Pole Margarita $11
Milagro Silver Tequila, Peppermint Schnapps, Sour Mix and Apple Juice


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


Buttered Rum Hot Chocolate $10
Mad River Vanilla Rum, Butterscotch Schnapps, Hot Chocolate, finished with Whipped Cream


Cherry Garcia $10
Stoli Vanilla, DiSaronno, Baileys, Tart Cherry Syrup and finished with Chocolate Syrup


Vermont Maple Rye Hot Totty $10
Sapling Maple Rye, Lemon, Cloves, Cinnamon Stick and Hot Water


Draught Beer

1801 Ale, Vermont, $6

Harpoon Boston Irish Stout, VT, $6

Fiddlehead IPA, Vermont, $6

Harpoon UFO White, Vermont, $5

Switchback Ale, Vermont, $5

14th Star Recruit, Vermont $4

Seasonal (ask your server), $6

Seasonal (ask your server), $6


Bottled Beer

Heineken, Netherlands, $5

Amstel, Netherlands, $5

Corona, Mexico, $5

Long Trail, Vermont, $5

Harpoon IPA, Vermont, $5

Bud Light, $4

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

Dessert Menu

Flourless Chocolate Torte, $8
with Fresh Raspberry Coulis & Whipped Cream


Deconstructed Lemon Meringue, $8

Toasted Meringue, Lemon Curd, Sugared Pie Crust, Lemon Crème Fraiche


VT Chevre Cheesecake, $8

Brulee Style with a Blackberry Brandy Sauce


Chocolate Mousse, $8

Served in a Chocolate Tulip Cup with Whipped Cream and Strawberries


Fresh Baked Pie Du Jour, $8

Ask Server for Pie Selection, Served with Whipped Cream


House Made Ice Creams & Sorbets, $6

Ask Server for Daily Selection


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.