Many large, old gorgeous trees. The one above caused quite a stir in Bedford. The town wanted it down because of its overhang and proximity to the road. The owners wanted to keep it. (They went to court. You can see who won.)
The Porch dining room
The Keeping Room
Lovely, elegant tables settings
Beautifully appointed armoire
Great conversation over a Winter Mojito with lime and fresh herbs
The many excellent choices on the weekend brunch menu were dizzying. The Mesclun Salad with goat cheese, red onion, hazelnuts, dried cranberries and champagne vinaigrette, topped with Soy and Ginger Glazed Atlantic Salmon was my choice. (I wasn’t disappointed.) We received excellent service from our server Anthony.
I knew you wanted to see the dessert menu. (Me too! Me too!)
I was torn between the Vanilla Creme Brûlée with kumquat, gooseberry, pomegranate and White Chocolate Ginger Cookie
And the Apple Pear Pie with ginger cranberry swirl ice-cream, toasted hazelnut honey and cranberry coulis. I finally chose the latter. Fab-u-lous!
Legend has it the inn is inhabited by a friendly ghost named Gordon. Apparently a man named Gordon expired in an upper room years ago, hence the name Gordon’s Room. I spoke with a server who confided to me that strange things often happen when groups dine in Gordon’s Room. Apparently, written food orders disappear, doors and windows open and shut of their own accord. Another server told me that a chair actually turned over by itself during a live TV interview about Gordon in Gordon’s Room. “It’s all documented,” he said.
Lunch was followed with a leisurely stroll by Smitten, the Bedford Village Inn‘s delightful gift shop.
Our weekend brunch at the Bedford Village Inn was a quiet oasis in the busyness of life. Like stepping back in time to a different era, when life was a little slower, quieter and simpler. Come experience it for yourself! Time stands still at The Bedford Village Inn.
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