Mansion at Bald Hill

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53 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
The Mansion at Bald Hill is a historic landmark that has taken on a new life as a premier restaurant and an elegant Bed and Breakfast, residing in the “€œquiet corner”€ of Northeastern Connecticut. The Mansion is private and secluded, offering the perfect setting for that special getaway or event.

We welcome you and look forward to your visit whether it be dinner, an overnight stay, or a weekend getaway for that special occasion. Your comfort is our mission, your pleasure is our goal, and your happiness is our reward.
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4.7
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4.6
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SP
1 review
Dined on 31 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Service and food were excellent. We had made reservations and we were promptly seated. Warm and welcoming atmosphere in a beautiful inn.

TE
New York Area
127 reviews
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

First time and it was wonderful. Oysters, tuna, cod all were delish. Thanks for a great night

GE
New England
22 reviews
Dined on 3 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The In is a lovely old building with lots of different dining areas, including al fresco. Our waitress was really attentive and informative. She was also the bartender and made wonderful cocktails. One member of our party who had lamb said it was the best lamb dish he had ever had. All of the food was properly prepared, served at appropriate temperature, and really delicious. Great place for all kinds of dining.

DM
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delightful Father’s Day brunch with wife and daughter

s
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I hate to give away info on this hidden gem. We have dined here many times, each time, it is impeccable. Food is innovative, cocktails , delicious. Service is efficient and dining here is lovely in this old mansion. I have NO negatives.

m
New England
15 reviews
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

The host, staff and management were wonderful and gracious. We split a Cesar salad and they thoughtfully brought it on two plates. The pasta and grilled chicken were delicious as was my lamb chops with four cheese mac and cheese. We skipped dessert, but the coffee and aperitif's were excellent. I highly recommend a drive out to this hidden gem.

RN
New England
12 reviews
Dined on 19 May 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely place. Food is excellent. And service is super

OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 14 May 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Everything was very good, very nice dining experience

AG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 11 May 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

I took my wife there for Mother's Day treat, because she especially like oysters and the Ahi Tuna that you featured on the menu. They were both a hit. And, oh yes I would be remiss if I didn't mention the outstanding martini w/blue cheese stuffed Olives. We will definitely return in the future with other family members for other functions and special occasions! Thank you Allison for the great table service.

GM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 10 April 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Every time I dine at the Mansion at Bald Hill it has been a wonderful experience. I had the Wine & Dine dinner which was excellent.

PC
New England
1 review
Dined on 7 April 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My husband and I had Sunday brunch here recently. It was excellent from beginning to end. I would highly recommend the Mansion at Bald Hill to anyone who is looking for a beautiful eating experience.

AM
1 review
Dined on 24 March 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We arrived 50 minutes early for our reservation and were promptly seated at our table. Servers and waitress were at our table immediately, nice and polite. Food was great as was the service. Bloody Mary was awesome.

AN
New England
6 reviews
Dined on 27 February 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great dinner every time

JH
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food great service! Live music was a bonus. What a beautiful voice she has, perfect!

GM
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 6 February 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I dine at the Mansion every year to celebrate my birthday and my anniversary. Even though my wonderful Husband has passed away I still like to go and celebrate our anniversary. The food, service has always been excellent. I have given gift certificates to two of my dear friends for Christmas for the last couple of years so they can also enjoy The Mansion.

JB
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 29 December 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

So worth the drive. Food was amazing, environment was cozy and warm. Excellent food and service.

s
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 20 December 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It is truly a hidden gem in quiet corner Ct. Have dined many times, and have only compliments. Thank you for making a special holiday dinner, memorable.

JH
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on 28 October 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great brunch

LB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 26 October 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Outstanding service,atmosphere and entertainment. Food was delicious! This is definitely a restaurant we will be visiting again. Six of us try to go to restaurants we have not been to but this place is definitely worth going to again.

S
New England
87 reviews
Dined on 29 September 2018
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

We drove over 35 miles to dine at The mansion. I read reviews on open table and decided to take a gamble. This restaurant is a notch way above the dining we experience in Worcester, MA. This restaurant is located on an historic property in Woodstock, CT. , off a rural road. If it wasn't for the GPS we might have thought we were lost. The appetizers were excellent especially the Meatballs Italia. The short rib entree was excellent also. All dishes were prepared with thought and were very fresh. The wine list is excellent. Cocktails were not the best but it appears the wait staff makes the cocktails? Dining in an old mansion is excellent and quite a nice atmosphere. And there is adequate parking. Very important to us as Worcester is not a friendly restaurant town in my opinion in regards to providing adequate parking. So those that live close to Route 395 you MUST dine at the mansion I believe you will be pleasantly surprised!

VN
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 13 September 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our favorite place for any kind of celebration or just a great dinner.

JB
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We regularly “go to the Mansion”. The entire evening is always such a delight, the grounds, the ambiance, the staff, the service and of course, the food. This last visit was for a very special occasion but many times it just “let’s go to the Mansion”. And, we go.

I
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on 2 September 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Went for Sunday brunch for our anniversary. The yogurt parfait was exceptional, as were both of our entrees. Wonderful bread basket, too. Lovely ambiance and great service. I highly recommend this restaurant.

c
Denver
13 reviews
Dined on 30 August 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always great food and service - creative difference each time from the butter to entree changes !

c
Denver
13 reviews
Dined on 10 August 2018
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

Great experience - and the music entertainment on 8/10 was excellent !

P
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on 17 June 2018
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience5

I have been to the Mansion at Bald Hill many times. This time we were going for Father's Day and an early birthday for me. We had initially made the reservation for dinner but after checking the menu, I noticed that what I really wanted to try was not on the menu so we changed it to brunch. We had been to brunch the week before with a group of friends and it was wonderful. This time the brunch was not as good and the restaurant was not nearly as crowded as the last time we went. This is still one of my favorite places and I will go again but was disappointed with the food this time.

P
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on 10 June 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We took our friends to the Mansion at Bald Hill for Sunday brunch and we were certainly not disappointed. The service was excellent. The food was excellent. We all loved what we ordered from the Eggs Benedict with the best hollandaise sauce I have ever had to what a friend ordered, which was the lobster mac and cheese, which she said was wonderful. The scones that they had were so delicious. I really wanted to try the croissants but I was too full from my entree. This restaurant is by far my most favorite in our neck of the woods. I like it so much, we are going back for Father's Day/my birthday.

RS
New England
7 reviews
Dined on 6 June 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful thank you for a special evening

MM
New England
3 reviews
Dined on 2 June 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Bald Hill is a wonderful venue for a special occasion. We had an excellent meal with great service. The scallops were delicious!

w
New England
3 reviews
Dined on 25 May 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We were with an elderly couple with hearing issues so we asked to be moved to a quieter space. We were moved to a quiet room and we were able to hear the live music AND have conversation.

C
New England
10 reviews
Dined on 13 May 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

July 3, 2018

B
New England
16 reviews
Dined on 12 May 2018
Overall4Food5Service2Ambience3

The food here was outstanding; however, the service was very slow and they were out of some of the items listed on the menu. Nonetheless, I would go back!

AK
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on 30 March 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Beautiful place and the food never disappoints.

EB
New England
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2018
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

We came to the Mansion for Valentine’s Day, I had never been here before and would definitely recommend it. The food was great the drinks weren’t amazing but they were good. I would definitely go back

JV
New England
47 reviews
Dined on 10 February 2018
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

We enjoyed our visit to The Mansion at Bald Hill very much. It's a lovely setting and a picturesque drive from anywhere in the surrounding area. Prices are very reasonable and commensurate with the quality of food. Our waitress was little pre-occupied with a nearby table whom were obviously her friends, so service lagged at points. We will however return.

RS
New England
7 reviews
Dined on 3 February 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful experience. Our waitress Tara was outstanding!

JL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 2 February 2018
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Tasty food in a wonderful atmosphere. Same menu in a busier area would have been more expensive. It a drive to get there but the drive itself was very nice.

OT
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 26 January 2018
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

This is our second time dining at The Mansion and after our first visit we had to come back. The food was exceptional which was consistent with our first experience. My wife and I had put in the Open Table notes that we were celebrating our anniversary, but werent acknowledged by the server or hostess at all. Some of the steps of service took longer than expected, and had to ask a couple times for the same things. But overall, our experience was great and we will be back again and again.

P.S.
The only reason I rated the noise level a 4 was because there seemed to be a very large party take up one side of the restaurant. This was no fault of the restaurant at all but I just wanted to be thorough. When we ate here the first time it was very quiet with a great atmosphere.

OT
New England
1 review
Dined on 13 January 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

If you are looking or something a little off the beaten path, take a drive out to beautiful Woodstock and enjoy an intimate dinner at the Mansion at Bald Hill. The atmosphere is lovely, the food very good quality and the wine list was reasonable. It was a very enjoyable experience and we will definitely go back.

BK
New England
10 reviews
Dined on 23 December 2017
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We really enjoyed our dinner at The Mansion. From the seasonal cocktails to the delicious food and very friendly staff, the whole evening was so enjoyable. We will definitely be going back even if it's just for a drink and appetizer at the bar!

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