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Waterwheel Restaurant

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124 Old Mill Rd, Warm Springs, VA 24484-2001
+1 540-839-2231
17:30 - 21:00
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Waterwheel Restaurant while we were staying at The Homestead. Very unique structured restaurant. Very quaint. A must do when you are in town. You can go to the small cellar and get your own bottle of wine. Entrees were delicious and staff very good. Our waitress's name was Liberty and she was very nice and attentive. I got... More 

Thank TammyMcPherson
New York, New York, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An outstanding restaurant using local ingredients exquisitely prepared and served in a unique setting. Exceptional!

Thank Jennifer L
Greensboro, North Carolina
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was incredible from the presentation to the taste. The restaurant was small, quaint, and historic. The dirt floored wine cellar in the basement was a nice bonus. The presentation of the food made it feel like a five-star restaurant. The chef was accommodating for the picky eater of the bunch as well as for children. The portions were larger... More 

Thank traveler5406
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From our cocktails at the bar to our desserts all the food was very good. We even got to meet the farmer who sources their vegetables while we were enjoying our drinks at the bar.

Thank Faith T
McMurray, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been owners at the Owners Club at the Homestead for over 10 years. We had 2 poor experience before the new owners took over several years ago. We were thrilled with the latest experience. The food was excellent, the wine selection was varied and well chosen. The service was a 10!! I cannot believe how lucky we are... More 

Thank Rebecca B
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My new bride and I loved the great meals provided by the Waterwheel Restaurant. We are plantbased and they provided a wonderful meal that we enjoyed VERY much.

Thank CA H
Covington, Virginia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We had the pleasure of dining at the Waterwheel restaurant. Our five course dinner was great tasting and nice presentation by the chefs. Service was attentive and friendly. The restaurant is cozy and intimate. Great for couples or small groups. At one time the restaurant was part of a gristmill. They also have their own wine cellar. Make reservations, allow... More 

Thank JC2813
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Had a great meal here and ate at the simon kempton pub--super cute! One of the best parts was picking out a bottle of wine in the cellar. Waitress also delivered dessert to our room-she was great!

Thank kt k
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great food, service and ambiance. This restaurant is a must when traveling to Hot Springs. Leave the Homestead and EAT HERE! Way better food, cozy atmosphere. Most delicious food I've had in years. Treat yourself.

Thank Lisa Wigginton D
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Had a wonderful dinner here with my husband. It's a very cozy, small restaurant which is very quaint. Dinner options are plentiful. Foodies would not be disappointed. Will go back in springtime when we visit again.

Thank Donna D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
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
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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Richmond, Virginia
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?