Welcome to the warm inviting atmosphere of our top-rated New London, NH restaurant. Be our guest and share spectacular lake view dining with friends in a setting as world-class as our service and as tasteful as our food.

Open to the public Wednesday – Sunday. Reservations Required

The foundation of our cuisine is to celebrate the bounty and diversity of New England, to use locally harvested products at the peak of their season. We are steeped in New England traditions, and our food is authentic and respectful of our history. Our cuisine is regional, yet inspired by influences from around the globe. By bringing methods and flavors from a broad array of regional experiences, we craft new and exciting dishes from traditional ingredients. We serve inspired New England cuisine. From our own herb garden, to our on-site maple sugar stand, to our local farm partners, we offer the freshest, highest quality food from sustainable sources that support our community.

Historic venue, breath-taking views of Pleasant Lake and Mt. Kearsarge, unparalleled service, amazing flavors – come discover why our guests rate us as New London’s best fine dining.

Read about the history and story behind our New England restaurant name.

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Dinner at Oak & Grain

Whether you are simply joining us for dinner or staying overnight at the Inn, we invite you to feel at home as our guest for the evening. Chef Leary and his team prepare a five-course, prix-fixe dinner where he personally engages you in an intimate experience that will excite your inner foodie. Relax during the cocktail reception. Feel the passion as Chef Leary welcomes you and shares his art and inspiration for the meal. The table is yours for the evening so take your time and enjoy every subtle element of your dinner.

  • Cocktail Reception begins at 6:15 pm
  • Dinner Seating is at 7:00 pm
  • Dinner $62 per person, not including tax, gratuity or beverages

Our menu changes daily, and each meal is a custom crafted blend of flavors, textures and colors to delight your senses. Traveling guests find adventure in tasting food you can’t find at home. Local diners appreciate the highest quality food, sustainably provided by the community. Our seasoned service team ensures guests feel at home for the full enjoyment of their dining experience.

We are happy to accommodate special dietary needs, including gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegetarian. Please let us know of any special dietary needs when you make your reservation.

Try our Wine Pairing options, perfectly balanced to your meal. Our dynamic Wine List is carefully crafted to complement your experience. Read more about our approach.

  • Pairings $34 - $38 per person, select days only

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Sample Dinner Menu

Reservations Required

Our menu change daily to take advantage of the best produce from our local farms.This is only an EXAMPLE.

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  • Sample Soup

    Roasted Leek, Summer Squash and Fennel Soup, Honey Balsamic, Crispy Shallots

     

  • Sample Salad

    Backyard Farms Tomato Caprese, Pomegranate Vinaigrette, Spring Ledge Mesclun Greens, Shaved Radish, Grilled Chive Blossom Herb French Bread

     

  • Sample Intermezzo

    Passion Fruit Sorbet, Diced Kiwi

     

  • Sample Entrée Choice 1

    Grilled USDA Choice Filet Mignon, Caramelized Shallot Oyster Mushroom Brandy Sauce, Pea Shoot Salad

     

  • Sample Entrée Choice 2

    Pan Seared Mahi Mahi, Champagne Apricot Glaze, Grilled White Peaches, Cilantro Oil

     

  • Sample Dessert

    Honey Cream and Berries, Raspberry Coulis, Brûléed Black Mission Figs

     

Rated #1 on TripAdvisor of all New London, NH restaurants

Our Sunday Bunch offering was inspired by our traditional prix-fixe dinners, and offers the same blend of locally sourced ingredients with regional flavors and methods. The blend of fine dining components with breakfast mainstays creates a unique dining experience in our relaxed atmosphere. We offer a three-course menu with options for each course – Appetizer, Entrée, and Desert.

  • Cocktail Reception begins at 11:30 am
  • Brunch Seating is at 12:00 pm
  • Brunch $35 per person, not including tax, gratuity or beverages

Let your Sunday be inspired by our brunch by the Lake.

We are happy to accommodate special dietary needs, including gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegetarian. Please let us know of any special dietary needs when you make your reservation.

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Sample Brunch Menu

Reservations Required

Our menu change weekly to take advantage of the best produce from our local farms.This is only an EXAMPLE.

  • Sample Soup or Salad

    Ginger Roasted Carrot, Fall Squash Soup
    Baby Kale Pesto, Lemon Crème Fraîche

    Roasted Root Vegetables
    Spring Ledge Farm Micro Greens
    Herb Champagne Vinaigrette
    Crumbled Goat Cheese, Grilled French Bread

  • Sample Desserts

    Caramel Apple Cheesecake
    Ginger Snap Crumble
    Blackberry Coulis

    Guinness Mousse Cake
    Strawberry Compote
    Vanilla Crème Anglaise

  • Sample Entrées

    Grilled Portobello, Brie, Shaved Prosciutto
    Oven Roasted Tomatoes, Wilted Spinach
    Farm Fresh Sunny Side Egg
    Aged Balsamic Reduction

    Homemade Cinnamon, Nutmeg Eggnog Pancakes
    Cranberry Ginger Maple Syrup
    Local Maple Sausage

    Aged Asiago, Wild Mushrooms
    Caramelized Leek Strata
    Roasted Red Pepper Aioli
    Spring Ledge Farm Demi Salad

New Year’s Eve Gala

New Year’s Eve is always a special evening at the Inn.  This year we’re making it even more special with passed appetizers, a champagne toast, and the climactic celebration of The Gallery of Trees.  Come for an evening of incredible food, fine wine, engaging conversation, and nostalgia. Tour The Gallery of Trees and cast the final votes as we support the New Hampshire Food Bank.

  • Extended cocktail hour with passed appetizers
  • Signature 5-course dinner
  • Champagne toast included
  • Conclude with The Gallery of Trees Celebration
  • Optional Wine Pairings offered
  • Signature Cocktails available

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Holiday Parties and Team Celebrations

Planning a special evening with your family?  Recognizing your team for an outstanding year?  Want to celebrate a memorable event or special occasion?  Allow our inspiring setting and personalized service to enhance your celebration.  You deserve the best the area has to offer.

  • Year End Celebrations
  • Private Dinner
  • Company Parties and Holidays
  • Custom Designed Events
  • Ideal for Team Recognition

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Wine Pairing Wednesdays

We offer chef suggested wine pairings to complement dinner on any night. Three courses are paired, generally with wines that we typically do not carry by the glass, to give guests the opportunity to sample some special varietals.

Each Wednesday, Chef Bryan designs the evening’s menu based on the flavors of the paired wines chosen.  In addition, a select wine will be featured for the evening providing guests the opportunity to learn more in depth about a new wine or purchase a bottle at a discounted price.

  • Optional Pairings $34 – $38 per person (any night)
  • Featured wine notes
  • 10% discount on bottle pricing for featured wine

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Scheduled Cooking Classes

Chef Leary has designed these classes to follow the basic five-course, prix-fixe menu that made our restaurant the top rated fine dining establishment in New London.  Share the kitchen with Chef Leary and learn the techniques that make our dinners at Oak & Grain at the Inn at Pleasant Lake so special.  Our Fall cooking series will help you brush up your skills for the holidays!  Five classes, beginning November 12 and running every Sunday through December 10.  Make it a getaway!

  • Each Class $100
  • Take all five classes and receive a complimentary companion IPL Cook Book
  • Reduced dinner pricing for participants

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