Fearrington House Restaurant

The Fearrington House Restaurant, a member of the Relais & Chateaux association, is recognized for its sophisticated seasonal cuisine and personable service and promises guests a unique fine dining experience. Located in the original Fearrington farm home-place, the series of small, elegant dining rooms feature views of the stunning gardens; each is furnished with European antiques, and accented with original Southern art that creates an understated elegance.

Fearrington at TerraVita!

TerraVita's annual three day celebration of  culinary excellence and sustainability in food and drink with top chefs, food artisans, sommeliers, baristas, brewers, educators, distillers, cookbook authors and industry luminaries from across the Southeast kicks off on October 8th! Fearrington's Exeuctive Chef Colin Bedford and Wine Director Maximilian Kast look forward to participating in this event each year! See below for details on their events and view the full event line up... Full Post >

Coming Soon: Vegetable Garden

After passing by old hoop houses that were covered in vines and weeds, I had an idea to continue Fearrington’s farm to fork mission – a vegetable garden. Our gardening team helped to clear out the hoop houses and then myself and my Executive Sous Chef Tom Whitaker and Sous Chef Thomas Card built the raised beds. More and more people are interested in where their food comes from, how it’s grown and how it gets from the ground to their plate. As a chef, we love the interest because it... Full Post >

The Taste of Fall

The latest edition of the Fearrington-Fullsteam collaboration brew has arrived! Our Fearrington Fall Apple Extra Special Bitter is on tap throughout the Village Center. This is an autumn and Southern inspired take on the traditional style of English Ale, with pressed heirloom apples from Foggy Ridge Cider in Dugspur, Virginia. With 6% ABV, strong apple tones are carried throughout with caramel and toffee notes from the malt. You'll notice just a touch of roasted malt in the finish. This... Full Post >

Daily Gourmet Breakfast

Guests of the Inn are invited to savor the Chef’s offering of a complimentary Gourmet Breakfast, which is included in your stay and served daily. Made to order, this breakfast is not only the most important meal of the day, it will kick start your taste buds as well as your metabolism! You are first greeted through the side entrance of The Fearrington House Restaurant by one of our Breakfast Attendants. You will be shown to your table where you are presented a menu, and offered fresh... Full Post >

Every Glass is an Adventure, A Retreat to a New Place

We can all use a retreat from this busy world we live in. From our busy schedules and endless to-do lists, to our constant desire to stay on top of things, we often forget to sit back, relax, and remember why we work so hard. There is evidence that momentary escapes and adventures can bring a sense of calm and joy, and provide a regular equilibrium to our busy lives. For me, this retreat can often be found in a glass of wine. How, you might ask, can a glass of wine provide a momentary... Full Post >

A Pint for Home!

Looking for a little something sweet you can enjoy from home? We have the perfect treat! Stop by The Goat and pick up a pint of gelato. We currently have Valrhona Dark Chocolate, Vanilla, Key Lime Pie, Mint Chocolate Chip and Brown Butter Pecan Crunch available in pints! Simply open the freezer beside the gelato case and enjoy a bit of Fearrington as an after-dinner treat from the comfort of your own home. Stop by often to see the new flavors Chef Colin Bedford and team keep creating. We... Full Post >

Interning at the Fearrington House Restaurant

We love sharing our staff's stories, since our team is what makes Fearrington so great! Check out a profile of a recent intern at The Fearrington House, Richard Diezi. Mr. Diezi is a student at Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte, N.C., who will graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Food Service Management, Wellness and Sustainability in 2016. What did you do as an intern at The Fearrington House Restaurant? "I rotated from working in the House kitchen in the Garde Manger... Full Post >

Best of 2015!

A big thanks to Chapel Hill Magazine readers and Fearrington supporters for voting for us in the annual Best of Awards -- and a congrats to Fearrington staff. We are proud to announce that Fearrington businesses placed in 13 categories! Best Upscale Restaurant Platinum Award The Fearrington House Restaurant Best Overall Service Platinum The Fearrington House Restaurant Best Spa Platinum Spa at Fearrington Best Place to Get a Massage Platinum Spa at... Full Post >

English Afternoon Tea

One of our most treasured amenities, in which all Inn guests are welcome to partake, is the complementary English Afternoon Tea, served from 4:00pm until 5:00pm every day in The Fearrington House Restaurant. This service is exclusive to Inn guests, so you can be sure your tea service will be relaxing and catered to you. Choose from any number of Harney & Sons Teas from our Tea Menu placed at your table. From the classic Earl Grey to herbal Raspberry or Verveine, there are plenty of... Full Post >

Summertime Brew

Wine Director Maximilian Kast and Sean Lilly Wilson of Fullsteam Brewery have released their latest brew-concoction. This summer throughout Fearrington Village we will have the Fearrington-Fullsteam Summer India Tea Ale on tap. This beer is a session IPA made with tea grown by our neighbors in South Carolina. Stop by The Fearrington House, The Fearrington Granary, The Goat or Roost to try the latest collaboration and cheers to the season! Full Post >