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Ideal for intimate and formal dinners, The Fearrington House Restaurant has offered guests a refined atmosphere and renowned cuisine since opening in 1980. Located in the former Fearrington homestead, the restaurant’s elegant dining rooms feature views of stunning gardens; rooms are furnished with antiques and accented with original Southern art to create an understated elegance.
Executive Chef Colin Bedford uses the finest local ingredients to create Fearrington House’s sophisticated contemporary cuisine. The restaurant has received AAA’s Five Diamonds award continuously since 1995 and was awarded Five-Stars by Forbes in 2014. The Fearrington House is also a member of Relais and Chateaux.
The Fearrington House offers several rooms ideal for private dining, each with its own character. Below are details about several of the most requested.
Once the office of proprietor R.B. Fitch, this large and airy suite at The Fearrington House enjoys a private but central location on the second floor of The Fearrington House Restaurant. An adjacent private cocktails lounge offers the perfect way to start your evening festivities.
Guests enjoy The Fearrington House’s exceptional food and service with stunning views – including Dovecote lawn and the famous Knot Garden – out every window.
Seats up to 20.
Once the farm’s accounting and business cottage, the Little House, now a wing of the restaurant, is a charming and private dining venue, with 270 degree views of the grounds, including the sweeping south lawn framed by stunning pecan trees the Fearringtons planted in the 1930s and the adjacent herb garden.
Seats up to 32.
Immediately adjacent to the restaurant, the Old Laundry’s close but secluded setting creates the perfect venue for an elegant private dining party. The Old Laundry is accessible by a winding brick walkway through the south lawn under the stately pecan trees.
Seats up to 35 guests.
Relais & Châteaux is a family of the finest hotels and gourmet restaurants in the world who share a passion for ensuring their guests experience an unforgettable celebration of the senses.
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The Fearrington House is a USA Today 10 Best Romantic Restaurant.
- USA Today, August 2015
The Fearrington House Restaurant receives Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence for 2015.
- Wine Spectator, 2015
Best Upscale Restaurant – Platinum.
- Chapel Hill Magazine, July/August 2015
Named a Certificate of Excellence winner based on guest reviews
- TripAdvisor, 2015
The Fearrington House Restaurant receives OpenTable Diner’s Choice 2015 Award.
- OpenTable, 2015
The Fearrington House Restaurant recognized as a Forbes’ Five-Star restaurant
- Forbes Travel Guide, 2015
The Fearrington House Restaurant named in Gayot’s Top 10 Romantic Restaurants for 2015.
- Gayot, 2015
OpenTable diners voted The Fearrington House a Top 10 Restaurant in America.
- OpenTable Diner's Choice 2014
Fearrington receives one of the 2014 OpenTable Diner’s Choice Awards for the Top 100 Wine Lists in America.
Mike Solomon, Wine Auction Director for Leland Little Auctions and Estate Sales, names the Fearrington House… More >
- WFAE, 2014
Mike Solomon, Wine Auction Director for Leland Little Auctions and Estate Sales, names the Fearrington House Restaurant in his best wine lists across North Carolina.
Four Magazine names The Fearrington House Restaurant in their Three Best Farm-To-Table Restaurants.
- Four Magazine, 2014
The Fearrington House Restaurant is named one of Southern Living’s Top 100 Best Restaurants in the South.
- Southern Living, 2014
The Fearrington House Restaurant included on the World of Fine Wine’s 2015 Best Wine Lists in the World… More >
- The World of Fine Wine, 2015
The Fearrington House Restaurant included on the World of Fine Wine’s 2015 Best Wine Lists in the World with the highest possible ranking of three stars.
The Fearrington House Restaurant was named one of the Triangle’s Top 10 Best Restaurants by The Culture Trip.
- The Culture Trip, 2014