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The Fearrington House Restaurant

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Wed-Sat 6pm-9pm Sunday 6pm-8pm
919.542.2121

The intimate dining rooms within the white-columned Fearrington House Restaurant welcome guests with exceptional service and a seasonally changing menu. Executive Chef Colin Bedford and his team’s commitment to exceptional farm-to-fork cuisine is woven throughout the dining experience.

From partnerships with local farms, including Duckwood Farms and Heritage Farms, to vegetables and herbs harvested from gardens on property, to dishes that celebrate North Carolina’s four distinct seasons, The Fearrington House’s mission to provide Relais & Chateaux level cuisine and service to guests has remained constant since opening in 1980.

Our menu is complemented by a beverage program featuring an extensive wine list, a fully-equipped bar, cocktails with local ingredient and beers celebrating North Carolina breweries. The beverage program is overseen by Beverage Director Paula de Pano.

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The Fearrington House is pleased to be the only AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five-Star restaurant in the U.S. to be Green Certified and to be ranked a top 100 restaurant for foodies in America, based on more than two million reviews by OpenTable diners.

We invite guests to arrive early and enjoy a cocktail at the bar, tour our award-winning gardens and enjoy the views of the Belted Galloway cows grazing in the pasture.

This fine dining establishment does not have a formal dress code. The Fearrington House Restaurant is located 8 miles south of Chapel Hill and 20 miles west of Durham, the Research Triangle Park and Cary.

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.

Dish of the Day: Sea Bass

The Fearrington House Restaurant's fall menu is underway and pairs perfectly with the arrival of fall weather. Executive Chef Colin Bedford is continuously incorporating more farm-to-fork items with each menu - this season features turnips, carrots, herbs and more from...

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What People Are Saying

  • Best Wine Lists in the World with highest possible ranking of three stars

    - The World of Fine Wine, 2016

    Best Wine Lists in the World with highest possible ranking of three stars

    - The World of Fine Wine, 2016

  • Chapel Hill Best Of, Best Service and Best Upscale Restaurant

    - Chapel Hill Magazine, 2016

    Chapel Hill Best Of, Best Service and Best Upscale Restaurant

    - Chapel Hill Magazine, 2016

  • Top 10 Diner’s Choice Restaurant in Triangle Area

    - OpenTable, 2016

    Top 10 Diner’s Choice Restaurant in Triangle Area

    - OpenTable, 2016

  • Gold Medal Restaurant

    - Greg Cox, News & Observer 2016

    Gold Medal Restaurant

    - Greg Cox, News & Observer 2016

  • A Triangle Local Favorite

    - The Culture Trip, 2015

    A Triangle Local Favorite

    - The Culture Trip, 2015

  • Best Upscale Restaurant – Platinum

    - Chapel Hill Magazine, 2015

    Best Upscale Restaurant – Platinum

    - Chapel Hill Magazine, 2015

  • Forbe’s Five-Star restaurant

    - Forbes Travel Guide, 2015

    Forbe’s Five-Star restaurant

    - Forbes Travel Guide, 2015

  • Top 10 Best Romantic Restaurant

    - USA Today, 2015

    Top 10 Best Romantic Restaurant

    - USA Today, 2015

  • Certificate of Excellence winner

    - TripAdvisor, 2015

    Certificate of Excellence winner

    - TripAdvisor, 2015

  • OpenTable Diner’s Choice

    - OpenTable, 2015

    OpenTable Diner’s Choice

    - OpenTable, 2015

  • Top 10 Romantic Restaurant

    - Gayot, 2015

    Top 10 Romantic Restaurant

    - Gayot, 2015

  • Certified Green Restaurant™

    - Green Restaurant Association

    Certified Green Restaurant™

    - Green Restaurant Association

  • AAA Five Diamond Award winner, every year since 1996

    - American Automobile Association

    AAA Five Diamond Award winner, every year since 1996

    - American Automobile Association

  • Chef Colin Bedford named a Carolina Rising Star, read more

    - Star Chefs

    Chef Colin Bedford named a Carolina Rising Star, read more

    - Star Chefs