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Oak & Grain

853 Pleasant St, New London, NH 03257-5582
+1 603-526-6271
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  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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853 Pleasant St, New London, NH 03257-5582
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

We have stayed at several select registry inns around NH and VT. We have found some to our liking and others just ok. Every one of them had a quality restaurant and we had great meals. However the restaurant at Oak and Grain blew away...More

Thank Shaun K
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Wow! We are so appreciative of your high praise. Our regional dinners ("themed nights") have been a lot of fun, and Chef has enjoyed the challenge and interaction with our guests. We do take great pride in our local sourcing, so thank you for recognizing...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017

This is more than just fine dining, it's just a totally enjoyable whole evening - sitting out on the patio and having some refreshments and then listening to the Chef talk about the meal he is about to prepare - The wait staff is friendly...More

Thank karen f
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thanks for your review Karen! We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts with future guests. Our whole staff works very hard to make our guests feel at home and enjoy the experience. We are grateful to them for their professionalism and energy,...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Inn at Pleasant Lake, and booked a dinner here as part of our stay. We looked forward to it eagerly as we typically do not spend that kind of money on a meal, and have never experienced a gourmet meal of...More

Thank STF27
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review and describe the experience so thoroughly, and for recommending the restaurant. We are so glad you fully enjoyed the flavors without feeling overly stuffed by the end of the 5-course experience. This is...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is great food of quality normally only found in a big city. Unfortunately the portions are very small, the service is minimal, and the waits between courses are long. At the chef's menu presentation in a room with too few chairs, he stressed that...More

Thank East_Coast_Tardis
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for your review and feedback. We appreciate your comparison of our food to the finest restaurants one might only find in major cities. You accurately noted that we source our food with only the freshest, highest quality ingredients, mostly farm to table, and...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Lots of good stuff happening at Oak & Grain! Chef Leary's food is highly recommended and the experience does not leave you wanting.

Thank Jessica B
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Thanks for your review. So glad you are enjoying Chef Bryan's talents! We appreciate you publishing those great photos as well. What a great sampling of our experience! Hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 29 July 2017

You just don't find many unique dining experiences like this. Guests can enjoy a cocktail in the drawing room before dinner, where chef Bryan Leary comes in to describe in detail what he has prepared for the evening, including all the ingredients, the mode of...More

Thank mauricedullea
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

We are so pleased you enjoyed your dinging experience with us, and noted Chef's personal touch on the evening. We fully concur with your advice to other diners. Trusting a chef and the servers can be a leap of faith for some, but we find...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

Spectacular food - delicious and nicely presented. Wine list was extensive and well priced. Overall, one of our high light dinners for 2017

Thank Richard V
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Thanks for your review. We are so pleased you found us one of your highlights for 2017!! We look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 16 July 2017

As many other reviewers have noted, this is a fixed price, chef-driven six course tasting dinner with a single seating. The setting is drop-dead gorgeous, at an upscale inn overlooking Pleasant Lake. In mid summer, it was one of the nicest settings I've eaten a...More

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IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to offer such a thorough review. We are very pleased you enjoyed the evening dining experience and thought so highly of the team. Guests do tend to enjoy themselves when they 'go with it' and tune into the rhythm...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017

The best 5 course meal we ever had! The chef was informative about the meal prior to the meal and we enjoyed that the meal was a one seating at 7pm. We were waited on by friendly, informative but unobtrusive waitstaff and found the whole...More

1  Thank HisGloryforever
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Thank you so much for such high praise for our dining experience. We are so glad you found us and were able to enjoy this service. Chef will be very pleased to read your comments as he is so passionate about how our guests enjoy...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

This is the restaurant attached to The Inn at Pleasant Lake but is open to non residents too. We had a really delicious meal here which started with the chef talking us through his menu which was rather fun and very informative. It was a...More

Thank hmad1
IPL_Innkeeper, Owner at Oak & Grain, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thank you for your recommendation and your review. Do do want to make sure our public understands that we are open for dining (and not just dinners for inn guests), so we appreciate you noting that. Our menu is custom designed each day with freshest...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$62
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 13:00
18:15 - 22:00
18:15 - 22:00
18:15 - 22:00
18:15 - 22:00
18:15 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 853 Pleasant St, New London, NH 03257-5582
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  New London
  • Phone Number: +1 603-526-6271
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Celebrate the bounty of New Hampshire at our highly acclaimed New London restaurant Oak & Grain. Inspired by flavors from around the globe, our menus highlight the best seasonal ingredients of the region, including local farms and our herb garden. Enjoy stunning lake views from our elegant dining room or casual small plate dining on the patio during the warmer months.
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