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The Ashby Inn & Restaurant

692 Federal St, Paris, VA 20130-1606
+1 540-592-3900
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (7 reviews)
“tasting menu” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Value
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LOCATION
692 Federal St, Paris, VA 20130-1606
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Reviewed yesterday

The Ashby Inn's kitchen is in good hands again. We have visited twice in the last month and had very good meals both times. We were there for lunch and ate outside. There is a lovely patio. Carlos, the very professional head waiter came with...More

Thank Wayne N
Reviewed 4 days ago

The best meal money can buy. Everything is cooked in a traditional method and style of Confederate cuisine. Highly recommend everything on menu. I think the Getty family was dining the night we were there. It is perhaps 5 star cuisine.

Thank Bill J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having been thwarted on a Friday night by a bumbling, faux-French joint over the hill, we called from the car and asked these folks -- the Ashby Inn -- whether they might have a table for two. The gentleman told us to come directly and...More

Thank CapertonGC
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Seasonal menu brings the freshest options and all served in elegant environment. Wine list includes top tier wines.

Thank John D
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I have been here a handful of times. The experience was always perfect. Great service! Great food. Upscale place. Great for a date or anniversary. It is pricey, so save this for a special occasion, Unless you are rich I suppose...If that is you then...More

Thank Neo I
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

The Ashby is a hidden, historic gem. We ate on their heated patio with a phenomenal view of the grounds and a distant hillside for dinner. Every course was an impressive combination of flavors. The Ashby is not your everyday dinner restaurant. The plates were...More

Thank parrotheadsailor
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We first visited The Ashby to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We ordered the Chef's tasting menu, including wine pairings. The food was outstanding, reflective of extraordinary creativity, the wine pairings well chosen and the service impeccable. I would have given it five stars but for...More

Thank Jose Ignacio F
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We have not stayed at the Inn, but we do like to go to the Restaurant. It is historic, started by one of the oldest families in Virginia. They have outstanding food prepared by a wonderful chef. One of the options is the chef sampler....More

Thank James D
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We are so happy that we stopped at the Ashby Inn for Sunday brunch on our anniversary wine-tasting weekend. The food was absolutely delicious and the service and atmosphere were wonderful, as well. It was such a peaceful and beautiful location and we were able...More

Thank Kristen V
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The chef Tom Whitaker is an absolute gem turning out incredible food. A menu that will have something for all tastes and a few extras to tickle the taste buds of the English amongst us. Locally sourced and fresh. On a wonderful day the terrace...More

1  Thank RomaSherman
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Christine F
15 June 2016|
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Response from Jim M | Reviewed this property |
It's a nice place. We tend to dress up for an occasion like a dinner at the Ashby. I wore slacks, a summer sport coat, and tie. Cathie wore a nice lightweight outfit. It's a personal choice. However, "business casual... More
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10 November 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$120
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 692 Federal St, Paris, VA 20130-1606
    (Route 50 & Route 17)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Paris
  • Phone Number: +1 540-592-3900
  • E-mail
Description
At The Ashby, the dining experience is made up of equal parts cuisine, libations, service and place. Guests of The Ashby Restaurant are treated to a meal that offers creative, progressive, farm-to-table food, a range of wines, beers and spirits from our backyard and around the world, and genuine hospitality all of which is set against the bountiful backdrop of the Blue Ridge.
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