Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What is the required attire for the restaurant?
A. Attire for dinner is business casual. A jacket is recommended, but not required. Please no jeans or t-shirts.
Q. Do you have to be an overnight guest to dine in the restaurant?
A. No, the restaurant is open daily to both overnight and outside guests. However, we do provide consideration to overnight guests and set aside a certain number of tables for those guests per evening to ensure availability. Reservations are required and advance reservations are recommended.
Q. Do I need a reservation to dine in the restaurant?
A. Yes, reservations are required for the restaurant. We strongly recommend placing your reservation as early as possible. Click here to make your reservation online.
Q. When making my reservations, do I make the reservation for the time I am to be seated or at the time passed hors d'oeuvres begins?
A. At the time passed hors d'oeuvres begins. Passed hors d'oeuvres will begin a half hour before you are seated for dinner. If your dinner reservation is for 7 PM, hors d'oeuvres will begin at 7 PM and you will be seated at your table for dinner at approximately 7:30 PM.
Q. What are the available times for dinner each evening?
A. Dinner times do vary, but are typically 6:30 PM, 7 PM, and/or 7:30 PM. On special holidays, such as Mother's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Eve, dinner times can begin as early as 1:30 PM.
Q. Does the menu change daily? Is there a way for me to view it prior to arrival?
A. Yes, the menu is prepared daily based upon fresh local ingredients and dietary restrictions for the day. A sample menu is located here. Filet mignon, a fish option and vegetarian option are always available. Please be sure to note any dietary restrictions you may have during the time of your reservation.
Q. Are there options available for those with dietary restrictions?
A. We can accommodate most dietary restrictions. When making your reservation, please note any restrictions you may have to help us provide you with the best dining experience. Our menu is naturally vegetarian friendly with an option available each day.
Q. I know very little about wine. Will there be someone there to assist me? Is there an option for wine pairing available?
A. Our staff is well educated and can assist you with the perfect compliment to your menu choices for the evening. We also provide an optional three- or five-course wine pairing option for $30 or $50 per person respectively.
Q. Are children welcome?
A. Yes, and we have a menu option available for children. We do ask that children are properly supervised and behave accordingly. Please be sure to mention any children who will be joining us when making your reservation.
Q. Does the Smokehouse Restaurant have an al-a-carte menu? What does Prix-Fixe mean? Are there choices on the menu? What can I expect to see on the menu for the evening?
A. Prix-fixe means 'several courses served at a fixed price.' While we do not have an al-a-carte menu, there are choices within the set menu. You will have a choice of an appetizer, soup or salad, and entreé. The other courses are selected by the chef and change daily based on fresh local ingredients and dietary restrictions for the day.
Q. Is food available for purchase at the Pickwick Pub?
A. No, but the Pickwick Pub at Antrim 1844 is home to some of the finest cognacs and whiskeys in the world and is opened daily to the public at 2:30 PM. While there, check out the cocktail menu for a list of our signature drinks.
Q. Can I make reservations for dinner online?
A. Yes, by visiting our online reservations here.
Q. Is there a rental fee to dine in the cellar?
A. No, but we do require a wine purchase minimum of $400. This could be a bottle of wine off our extensive wine list or at least 8 five-course wine pairings at $50 per person. If you do not meet the required minimum, bottles of wine can be purchased to meet minimum.
Q. How do I make a reservation for the wine cellar?
A. To inquire, please click here to submit a request for availability.