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Skene Manor

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Potters Terrace, Whitehall, NY
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Newark, New York
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great historical preservation project of an old manor house high on the hill. The view is astounding! The docent was fun and interesting, and the place is steeped in history. We had already eaten, but the delicious smells wafting from the kitchen told us that was a mistake; we'll have to return another time to dine.

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Thank MandMPelletier
North Port, Florida
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161 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A must is to stop by the lovely manor for lunch. Which we did not, because we did not know they served food. Just an historically elegant castle. Built on Skene mountain by Supreme court judge Joseph Potter in 1874. It has a gorgeous view of Whitehall. Make sure you visit the Victorian Tea Room for lunch you will just... More 

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Thank BernieL143
The Villages, Florida
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Visited the Skene Manor for lunch. What a lovely place. Have been there many times for lunch and the free tour by volunteer docents. A must see while in the area. Lunch is served, Friday, Saturday and Sunday . There is also a gift shop. Fun place to take your club/group for lunch and a tour.

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Thank FLGIRL1001
Dorset, Vermont
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

My dad took me here recently. The restoration of the house is a work in progress. If you like big, old houses, you'll probably enjoy this. The setting of the house is nice, high on a hill overlooking Whitehall. We did not eat here, only toured the house.

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Thank Greg0ry
Annapolis, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Once owned by a supreme court judge, there have been many sorted owners over the years. Great views from the top of the hill and throughout the house. The visit is free with a volunteer payment. Interesting architecture. Some period furniture. We hope it will continue to grow and improve.

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Thank Zha-MD
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Take the tour, have lunch in the tea room, enjoy the view! Skene Manor is a great little stop to learn some history and just see a beautiful old building. Great spot for pictures in the fall

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Thank Chelsea L
Southbridge, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

We drove up to Whitehall, NY from Lake George to check out an antique shop and go for a drive when we spotted this manor up on the hill. I found it online and we decided to visit! The warm welcome we got at the door was a great start. The woman that seated us in a dining room decorated... More 

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Thank Savvywonder
Whitehall, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Victorian style restoration project operated by volunteers. Great lunches and free tours.and view from Skene MOUNTAIN of the village of Whitehall NY. Open from mid April to mid December friday saturday and sunday from noon to 4pm. More to see and learn about theme dinners that are splendid!

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Thank Colin T
Hoosick Falls, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

If you want a nice lunch at a very affordable price, you should try this place. Set in a really special atmosphere, you can enjoy a very relaxing lunch, with friendly, efficient service. Even enjoy a delicious dessert. After lunch take advantage of a complete free tour of all three floors, and even venture up to the clock tower if... More 

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Middletown Springs, Vermont
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

An incredible building with rich history. The guide was very informative and the tour was expertly done. We had a snack in the restaurant that was served by volunteers and it was refreshing to see that the community was willing to pitch in to save this once amazing mansion.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Potters Terrace, Whitehall, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Whitehall

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?