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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*** Due to Covid Restrictions, we are not offering our 5-course dining experience.  Join us for a la Carte dining Wed – Sun. ***

Oak & Grain Signature Five-Course

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 prix-fixe dinners 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 $65 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 Flights, 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, available with 5 course dining

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Sample Dinner Menu

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

View this week’s menu highlights

  • Sample Soup

    Foraged Mushroom Jus, Roasted Spring Ledge Farm Delicata Squash, Shaved Pecorino Parmesan Tuiles, Sherry Walnut Vinegar, Herb Mushroom Butter, Crispy Leeks


  • Sample Salad

    Wadleigh Hill Farm Baby Red Romaine Lettuce, Smoked Anchovy Caesar Dressing, Roasted Diamond Hill Farm Corn, Toasted Pignolias, Vinegar Onions, Beets, Oven Cured Heirloom Tomatoes, Sunflower French Bread, Herb Sea Salt Butter


  • Sample Intermezzo

    Blackberry Cabernet Sorbet, Mint Lemon Zest Salt


  • Sample Entrée Choice 1

    Pan Seared Jurgielewicz Farm Duck Breast, Grilled Fig Honey Gastrique, Brûléed Leeks, Farro Thyme Risotto


  • Sample Entrée Choice 2

    Ginger Green Tea Poached Halibut, Pistachio Crumble, Shrimp Rainbow Chard Butter Sauce, Roasted Sweet Beet Farm Romanesco, Basil Oil


  • Sample Vegetarian Entrée Choice 3

    Black Truffle Goat Cheese Ravioli, Sundried Tomato Pesto, Edgewater Farm Grilled Patty Pan Squash, Charred Eggplant, Pea Shoots

  • Sample Dessert

    Dark Chocolate Bombes, Pecan Crumble, Vanilla Bean Compressed Strawberries


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

Brunch at our New England Bed and Breakfast

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

Featured Wine Options

We offer chef suggested wine pairings to complement dinner on any night. With our Signature 5 course dining, three courses are paired, generally with wines that we typically do not carry by the glass, to give guests the opportunity to sample special varietals. With 3 course dining, Chef Leary has paired suggested wines with each week’s menu, and offers by-the-glass pours to complement your menu selections.

Each Wednesday, a select wine will be featured for the evening providing guests the opportunity to learn more in depth about a new wine, and enjoy by-the-glass access to new and interesting selections.

  • Pairing Flights $34 – $38 per person (offered with 5 course dining)
  • Paired by-the-glass wine pours (offered with 3 course dining)
  • Wednesday featured wines by the glass

Specialty Wine Dinners are offered from time to time, where vintners or wineries engage throughout the dining experience for an in-depth exploration of their wines, perfectly paired with the evening’s flavors.  See Calendar of Events for schedule.

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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 Dinners
  • Company Parties and Holidays
  • Custom Designed Events
  • Ideal for Team Recognition

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Scheduled Cooking Classes

Chef Leary has designed classes to follow the seasonal menus 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.  Scheduled classes are planned monthly now, generally targeting the second Wednesday of each month. Sign up now to be on our call list for the next scheduled class.  Can’t wait?  You don’t have to.  Gather a group of  5 or more interested friends and we’d be happy to arrange a private class for your party or event!

  • Classes range from $55 – $100 per participant, based on menu content
  • Wine and Cheese Discussions start at $45 per participant
  • Take any four classes and receive a complimentary IPL Cook Book

See Current Class Schedule