Food was great. We did not need a reservations. This was a lighter menu and we had a hearty soup sampler that was very good.We really enjoyed the hot cider. The food was great and in large portions.
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Had the Welsh rarebit and Shepard;'s pie and beef trencher. All were very tasty. The tankard of brown ale was very satisfying. Would recommend showing up before they open as they fill up quickly. Fun eating in a colonial tavern atmosphere. Can recommend.
Dinning buy, candle light, is the way to go at this tavern, you can get folk songs music, as you eat good food,one,of the best tavern, around, come, and,eat 1776 style, and dine and wine, and be marry, ,I love, the setting the,food,great atmosphere, ,come...More
We ate a wonderful lunch at this establishment on Gloucester Street here in Colonial Williamsburg. The server was delightful and very accommodating. I had a yummy corn chowder with bread. Another of my company had the Shepard’s pye, which had creamy mashed potatoes and lamb....More
My sisters and I ate here while touring Colonial Williamsburg and had a wonderful lunch. I had a white bean, ham, and kale soup with a two pasties, one vegetable, one meat. The atmosphere is like it was in colonial times and felt very authentic....More
This was one of those experiences that doesn’t blow you away nor was it bad. I found many things nice about Chownings. We had an excellent waiter. The atmosphere was fine. But for some reason I just couldn’t get into the menu. I had the...More
Had a lovely lunch here. Wait time was long unless you chose to eat with other diners (which we did.) Turned out to be a very nice experience. The hot cider was perfect on a chilly fall day. The bean & kale soup was delicious....More
Food was very good, service was good, drinks also good. Located in Colonial Williamsburg just 1 block from the courthouse. Great experience.
My husband and I hiked all over Williamburg and after a long, hot day, decused to try Chowning's Tavern. I couldn't have been more pleased! I had the garden wedge ask at and a cup of the corn chowder. I do not remember what my...More
A very pleasant tavern for lunch and refreshments in the heart of Colonial Williamsburg. All of the staff are dressed in colonial garb and the food is reminiscent of colonial fare. At the time of our visit, there were four musicians playing the music of...More