Winter Hours: The Dining Room will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays in January and February and open for lunch (11:30-2:30) on Wednesday through Sunday in January and February. There will be no dinner service except for February 13 (Valentine’s dinner). Beginning March 1, 2016 the dining room will serve lunch Monday to Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Saturday, Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Dinner will be served Fridays and Saturdays from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
In the early 1930s, Stratford began serving meals to the public on the lower floor of the Great House. In May 1937, a new Plantation Dining Room was opened adjacent to the Astor Guest House. Tragically, that structure survived less than a decade; it was destroyed by fire in 1944. The present Dining Room, with its handsome fieldstone fireplace and hardwood floor, was completed in 1951. An airy porch overlooking a wooded ravine was added in 1957 and enlarged 8 years later.
The charming and rustic plantation dining room serves a full lunch and dinner menu. See our website for our menu.
In addition to serving lunch and dinner to the public, our dining room is a regular venue for business retreats, rehearsal dinners, holiday parties, banquets and other catered events.
To make reservations for dining, please call 804-493-1966. Email our event coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 804-493-1968 to arrange for special events and catering.
Stratford Hall serves as a unique and elegant wedding venue, your guests will be complimenting your wedding for years to come! We have many options when it comes to both ceremony and reception spaces. Get married at the foot of the stairs of the Great House and host your reception in a tent on our lawn with the Great House as your background. Have your ceremony in our historic council house and then go next door to our plantation dining room which has beautiful views of the forest. Your guests can stay on property in one of our many cabins or in one of our guest houses. For more information on having your wedding here at Stratford Hall please call or e-mail our event coordinator at email@example.com or 804-493-1968.