Holiday Dining 2018

Thanksgiving – A Splendid Feast
Thursday, November 22    Noon, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.


Gather around the table for a day of family, friends and feasting! Thanksgiving at the Inn features a traditional holiday buffet in the Presidents Ballroom and includes an assortment of chilled seafood and salads, hot entrees and side dishes, a chef's carving station, and specialty dessert display.  Celebrate traditions and create new memories this Thanksgiving at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club.

$82 per adult; $25 children 6-12; 5 and under free

Make your reservation. View the Thanksgiving Day Menu.

Christmas Eve – Brunch
Monday, December 24   11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.


Good tidings and great cuisine await you for our Christmas Eve Brunch. Indulge in traditional brunch items and seasonal dishes as live holiday music fills the Fairview Dining Room.  Book your reservation now.

Sugar Plum Tea – A Festive Christmas Eve Tea
Monday, December 24   Noon – 3:30 p.m.


Our enchanted Sugar Plum Tea features hot cider, hot chocolate and traditional tea selections in the Vista Restaurant. A delectable dessert table is the highlight of this sugar-coated celebration where children and adults alike indulge in sweets and savories of the season.  Book your reservation now.

$35 per adult; $18 children 6-12

Christmas Eve – A Merry Meal in the Fairview Dining Room
Monday, December 24   5:30 – 9 p.m.

“‘Twas the night before Christmas” and all through the Fairview, guests were clamoring about Chef Jason’s menu! It was intimate, delicious, the four courses divine – ‘twas the perfect dinner to celebrate Christmastime!  Book your reservation now.

$75 per person; children's menu available.

Christmas – A Joyful Holiday Feast
Tuesday, December 25   Noon, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.


Comfort, joy and all the merriment of the season welcome you this year for Christmas dinner. Enjoy a savory spread of holiday fare and southern classics along with traditional sides and holiday favorites in the Presidents Ballroom. Be sure to save room for dessert!  Reservations open Friday, November 23.

$82 per adult; $25 children 6-12; 5 and under free

Make your reservation. View our Christmas Day menu.

Countdown to 2019 – A Sophisticated New Year’s Eve Dinner
Monday, December 31   5:30 – 10:30 p.m.


Reflect on the memories of 2018 with an elegant New Year’s Eve dinner in the Fairview Dining Room. Executive Chef Jason Cunningham will masterfully prepare an exquisite four-course meal perfect for the celebratory occasion complemented by balloons, top hats, tiaras, candlelight and piano tunes.  Book your reservation now.

$75 per person; children's menu available.

Faithful Friends – The Holiday Tea
November 23 through January 6   Served daily 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Embrace the spirit of the season with those near and dear during Afternoon Tea in the Fairview Dining Room. Delight yourself in our wide selection of teas from The Republic of Tea served with a variety finger sandwiches, homemade scones and handcrafted sweets. For added holiday cheer, enhance your tea service with a glass of bubbly. Call 919.493.6699 to make your reservation.

$32 per adult; $16 children 6-12

Weekend Holiday Brunch – Every Weekend throughout the Season
November 24 & 25; December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 & 30


Celebrate the holidays with family and friends throughout the season with brunch on Saturdays and Sundays in the Fairview Dining Room. Our famous three-course weekend brunch includes favorites such as Eggs Benedict, Malted Belgian Waffles, Chesapeake Lump Crabcakes and more! Make your reservation.


For more information about our holiday dining events, contact the Fairview Dining Room at 919.493.6699.