Experience expertly prepared cuisine that emphasizes estate-raised and local ingredients, with world-class service inspired by the Vanderbilts. White linen tablecloths, fine china, and crystal add to the elegance, along with sweeping views of the estate.
Dinner showcases the season’s finest meats, seafood, and hand-crafted pastas served in a beautifully appointed location perfect for celebrations.
Awarded Four Stars from Forbes Travel Guide every year since it opened (23 consecutive years through 2024) and recognized with the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence every year since 2006 (17 consecutive years), The Dining Room has also received the following accolades:
- USA Today’s 10 Best column: Best Asheville, NC Restaurants
- 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America
- Open Table Diner’s Choice Award
Reservations for The Dining Room are available to Daytime Ticket Holders and Biltmore Annual Passholders from January–October only. Year-round reservations are exclusively available to guests of The Inn, Village Hotel, or Cottages on Biltmore Estate.
Dress to Impress
To preserve the elegance of The Dining Room experience for all guests, the following dining attire is recommended.
Dinner: Resort Elegant attire is required, which includes slacks, dress shirts, and dresses; suit jacket and/or suit are recommended. NOTE: shorts, tank tops, short-sleeve shirts, flip-flops, athletic wear, and denims are not permitted.
Breakfast: Resort Casual attire is recommended and appropriate for breakfast. NOTE: pajamas, swimsuits, and bathrobes are not permitted.