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Waterwheel Restaurant

124 Old Mill Rd, Warm Springs, VA 24484-2001
+1 540-839-2231
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
124 Old Mill Rd, Warm Springs, VA 24484-2001
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The "waterwheel" restaurant has quickly gained a spot on my list of favorite places to eat! The restaurant is not large (the bar is downright tiny!) so reservations are strongly recommended, because missing a chance to dine here would be a shame. While the dinning...More

Thank Waldowanders
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was one of our dinners while on vacation at the Homestead. It was very good! (Not super gourmet or spectacular....) The location and building and wine cellar and service was worth it!

Thank April V
Reviewed 6 days ago

Small restaurant with a large menu... Many choices including seafood, chicken, venison and beef. Nice wine cellar. Unfortunately, the size of our group (14) we had to have 2 separate tables. I am sure other dining guests were overwhelmed by our spirit and volume but...More

Thank Cyndi F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our dinner was delicious. I had the trout. We sat on the back porch and enjoyed a drink with a friend before dinner. The building is so neat with the waterwheel elevator and the original decor

Thank Krista B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a trip at The Homestead for a long weekend and spouse and I wanted to visit the Waterwheel. Truth be told, we stayed at the Gristmill Inn 20 years earlier and had a great time ...so we wanted to "check it out again". Drove...More

Thank IrvingtonVirginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband & I ate dinner there last night. We were thrilled by the experience, as everything was so pretty & the staff was so professional. The linen tablecloths & napkins, the fresh flowers & the candle made our evening very special. Thank you for...More

Thank Cathy K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to venture out from the Homestead and after reading several reviews on this place, we decided to give it a try. Cannot say enough great things. The staff was terrific and the food was amazing. They went out of their way to help celebrate...More

Thank RichardP800
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time here was 30 years ago, and it is still enjoyable. Wife and I each got a pasta dish, and we both enjoyed them. I would have liked the steak offering, but $45 was just too much. Service and ambiance was fine.

Thank MoseleyPaddler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first time in the area and we picked our dinner via Tripadvisor. We didn't feel like hitting the resort restaurants tonight but to branch out to the area. What a treat. The Waterwheel is a great spot not only due to the food but...More

Thank Adam M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed at the Inn many times. This is the first time I have eaten here at the Waterwheel restaurant. It is cosy. It's staff are cheerful, welcoming and efficient. The trout dish I enjoyed came with several tasty food items I had never had...More

Thank Robert B
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Susan R
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Yes, the basket is included in the regular room rate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Old Mill Rd, Warm Springs, VA 24484-2001
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Warm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 540-839-2231
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The Inn at Gristmill Square showcases regional American farm-to-table cuisine in the Waterwheel Restaurant. Our menu changes with the seasons to guarantee the freshest most authentic flavors. Freshly prepared ingredients from local and regional growers fill the menu, offering guests an exceptional dining experience. Beyond the menu, guests will enjoy a romantic, intimate atmosphere inside our renovated Mill.
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