Prospect Hill – The Virginia Plantation Inn,
Bed & Breakfast Inn and Restaurant


Romantic Restaurant in Charlottesville, VA

Join us nightly (except Tuesdays) when our dining room opens to the public and becomes the setting for our elegant candlelight dining. A famed Charlottesville restaurant, dining at Prospect Hill is a celebrated culinary experience. Our creative menu, with a distinct European character, is influenced by the season and the availability of fresh, local, and organic ingredients.

With seating available between 6:00 and 8:00 pm, you will experience a distinctive repast that will challenge your ideas of fine dining. Relax, turn your palate loose, and relish the distinctive dining and leisurely fellowship that define our Charlottesville restaurant, all while being pampered by our pleasant and attentive staff. Many lasting friendships have been forged while feasting on gourmet cuisine in our 175 year-old dining room, and our chef is routinely summoned from the kitchen to answer guest’s questions, divulge secrets, and share tips. We look forward to fulfilling your high expectations at our restaurant in Charlottesville. Call us today to make your reservation.

Friday and Saturday evenings – $125 per couple
Four-course dinner; Select from our eclectic menu; Reservations required.

Sunday – Thursday evenings (closed Tuesdays) - À la carte pricing available
Select from our eclectic menu; Reservations required.

~ Bites ~

Chef’s choice… changes daily

Young Greens, Broiled Vegetables and Spinach with House Vinaigrette

Crab & Shrimp
Chilled Papaya, Avocado, Tomato, Sweet Red Onion, and Cilantro Oil

Stuffed Quail
With Minted Cracked Green Wheat and Mandarin Glaze

Ahi Tuna Tartar
Tossed in Miso Dressing with Mild Wasabi Sesame Soy

~ Entrées ~
(served with potatoes and vegetables)

Chef’s choice… changes daily

Filet Mignon
Merlot Butter and Bordelaise

Boneless with Port Wine, Ginger, and Huckleberry Compote

Sautéed in Olive Oil, Garlic, Mushroom, Rosé, and a Veal Stock Reduction

Roasted Rack of Lamb
Finished in Butter with Tomato, Shallots, Garlic, Mushroom, Parsley,
Chardonnay and Lemon

~ Sweets ~

Cup O’Silk
Whipped Chocolate Ganache with Chocolate Cake, served in a Wafer Cookie Cup

Apple Galette
Warm Apple Cinnamon Tart with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream and Caramel

Umali Brûlée
Puff Pastry, Phyllo, and Shortbread Pudding with Candied Pecans,
Coconut and Whipped Cream

Crispy Meringue, Almond Parfait, Raspberry Liquor and Berries Purée



“Truly, one of a kind. Top-notch amenities. Ambiance. History. Amazing food, both in presentation, preparation, and quantity. A place worth revisiting.”
Yelp (June 2016)

“The food is as good as you'll find in a large city 5-star restaurant. The service is brilliant, we were served by the owner’s son for dinner - what a gentleman and such professional service.” (January 2015)

“Prospect Hill is amazing! The food is not only excellent in taste but the presentation of the food is seriously artistic! Kudos to the chef and his staff.”
Open Table (July 2016)

“We first visited Prospect Hill 20 years ago. The property is as beautiful as I remembered but the best change is the food! Our dinner was outstanding! Reasonably priced and beautifully presented. Breakfast the next morning was just as good!”
TripAdvisor (January 2017)

“We want to thank you so much for having us. We had an amazing time and loved every second. The staff was wonderful and pleasant. We hope to see you again.”
Honesty (March, 2013) –



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