Holiday Menus

Celebrate your holidays at Colby Hill Inn. Every Holiday we strive to give our guests memories they won't forget. The holiday special meals include Valentine's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Thanksgiving, New Year's Eve, and our special Christmas Cheer Menu which is available all throughout the Christmas Season.

Updated holiday menus will be posted 6-8 weeks before the holiday.

Please note that we limit Valentine's, Easter, and Mother's Day reservations to
Frequent Diner Members up until 3 weeks prior to the holiday; then, we begin taking reservations from the general public.
(*Sign up for the program the next time you dine in The Grazing Room.)


Sunday, May 14, 2023
3-Course Prix-Fixe Menu – $70 per adult ($39 for kids menu - 12 and under).
Grazing Room Seatings at 12:00, 1:00; 2:00; 4:00 p.m., 4:30 pm and 5:00 pm.
Visit our four adorable baby goats: Eleanor, Buttercup, Agnes & Jupiter!
Welcome Basket of Bread & Biscuits


Oysters on Half Shell  
- (6 for $18, 12 for $32) -
Cherry Blossom Vinegar granita 

Spinach & Goat Cheese Pierogi Platter - $18 (6 pieces)

Farmer's Cheese & Charcuterie Board -
grilled bread, artisanal crackers, pickled vegetables, accoutrements  - $32


Buttermilk Mushroom Soup

Creamy Scallop & Tomato Bisque - cheddar oyster crackers

Spring Market Greens - radish, carrot ribbons, early tomatoes, crabapple vinaigrette

Organic Dandelion Salad - beets, walnuts, crisp bacon, sliced egg, smoked blue cheese, roast garlic, lemon vinaigrette

Ricotta Gnocchi - fiddleheads, charred carrots and preppers, ramp pesto


Coq Au Vin - local Cornish hen slow-cooked in red wine and bacon lardons

Seared Petite Tenderloin – Dijon–Madeira sauce

Wood-Fired Grilled Lamb Chop - mint gremolata

All of the above served with served with spring vegetables, and roast garlic and cheddar whipped potatoes.

Peppered Pan-Roasted Halibut – spring parsnip puree, fresh peas, lemon butter

Saffron Risotto – Local wild mushrooms, Morel mushrooms, fava beans, asparagus, Pecorino cheese, truffle butter

Kids Choices: Buttermilk Fried Chicken or Spaghetti & Meatballs, Pasta Alfredo with Spinach


Coconut Lime Tart

Maple Bourbon Panna Cotta - almond tuille cookie (gf)

Chocolate Cake with Mocha Butter Cream - whipped cream, chocolate floral bark

Profiterole Trio - chocolate coffee chocolate chip, strawberry and vanilla gelatos, chocolate sauce, whipped cream, fresh berries

Seasonal House-Made Sorbet Duo with Almond Cookie


Sunday, June 18, 2023

À la carte menu - Seatings from 3:00-5:30 p.m. in the Barn
The Grazing Room Chef's Menu with some featured special Seafood & Grilled items just for the day.
(In case of excessive heat, we will operate in the Grazing Room)

We will also feature flights of craft beer, sake, and select wines as well as seasonal cocktails. 


Thursday, November 23, 2023
3-Course Prix-Fixe Menu – $75 per person. Seatings between 12:00-3:30 p.m.
Take-Out service is also available Wednesday from 4:00-7:00 pm and Thursday until 1:00 pm.

EAT AT HOME - Thanksgiving in a Box Order Form ($65 pp to be updated 11/8)
Welcome Basket of Bread &  Country Biscuits with Maple Butter

  • Local Cheese Sharing Plate –  plus $26
  • Local Cheese & Charcuterie Plate -with House-Pickled Vegetables - plus $32
  • NH Oysters on the Half Shell – plus $18 half dozen, $32 per dozen
  • Mushroom Toast with parmesan cream, poached inn egg - plus $22


Apple Cider & Fall Squash Soup
Maple cream

Lobster Bisque
Cornbread crouton

Fall Greens & Roast Lady Apples stuffed with goat cheese
Walnuts, crabapple vinaigrette

Market Greens
House cider vinaigrette

Sweet Potato, Roast Apple & Goat Cheese Pierogi Platter
Spiced apple sauce, cinnamon crème fraiche

Butternut Squash Tarte Tatin with Walnut Praline


Cider-Brined Turkey (Hop N Hen Farm)
Herbed cornbread stuffing, cranberry chutney, giblet gravy

Crisp Porchetta (Tuscan roast Pork Loin) roasted with juniper, peppercorns and sage

Four Grain "Risotto" with Mushroom and Parsnip Ragout

Cherrywood Roasted Salmon
Cranberry ver jus

All entrees are served with the following side dishes:

  • Whipped Potatoes with Roast Garlic
  • Roast Sweet Potatoes 
  • Fall Vegetable Succotash



Freshly Baked Pie - Apple, Pecan or Pumpkin

Sea Salt Caramel Chocolate Cake
Chocolate crumble, whipped cream

Ricotta Cheesecake
Cranberry-apple chutney, whipped cream

Sorbet Duo - Cider Cranberry & Pomegranate


CHEF'S CHRISTMAS CHEER MENU: December 9-30 (Mondays and Tuesdays private parties only)Seatings from 4:00-8:30 pm with a view:  Gardens will be professionally lit with holiday lights.  The restaurant will be closed 12/24 and 12/25.

Winter Wonderland Barn Market  12/10-11 and 12/17-18 (12:00-5:00 pm). - don't miss this highly stylized holiday scene with local craft, food, and art vendors. The Grazing Room will be serving up hot beverages and foods such as pierogi plates, bratwurst, apple strudel, and more. We'll also have a stand with holiday cookies, baked goods, and gifts,  Live music all day on 12/10 ($5 cover per adult).  



Farmers' Cheese & Charcuterie Plate
Selection of local cheeses, cured meats, house-made pickles, grilled bread, artisanal crackers, accouterments such fig paste, honey – $32

New England Oysters on the Half Shell
Cocktail sauce, red wine mignonette –  $18 1/2 dz, $32 dz

Sweet Potato, Smoked Cheddar & Roast Apple Pierogies
Sour cream, crab apple butter –  $18

Rosemary-Glazed Honey Nut Squash & Sweet Onion Galette – $20

House-Cured Salmon Gravlax "Tartare" - marinated dilly beets with red onion, black bread - $18

Dutch Bitterballen (meatballs) – curried pulled beef, curried catsup, sharp mustard, grilled bread, house-pickled vegetables - $18


Peasant Bread & House Country Biscuits with honey butter spread  - $8

Traditional Slovak Sour Mushroom Soup - $12

Lobster Bisque – house-made oyster crackers - $14

Market Greens Salad – champagne vinaigrette - $12

Shaved Brussels Sprouts – grapefruit, beets, walnuts, smoked blue cheese - $16

Roast Lady Apple Salad  – lavender and black pepper goat cheese, winter greens, pomegranate, toasted pepitas, verjus vinaigrette - $16


Pork Wiener Schnitzel – cucumber dill salad, sweet and sour red cabbage, French fries,  - $40

Bouillabaisse – scallops, half lobster, monkfish, calamari, mussels, fennel and saffron broth, roast red pepper rouille, grilled baguette - $45

Pan-Roasted Monkfish – potato celeriac puree, Brussel sprouts, marjoram vinaigrette - $40

Maultaschen – traditional oxtail and spinach cheese dumplings in roast duck broth, spinach and carrots - $40

Pan-Roasted Chicken Paprikash (Hop N' Hen Farms) - herb and cheese spätzle, brown butter Savoy cabbage - $42

FEAST (cont'd)

Beet & Ricotta Gnocchi – broccoli rabe, Chanterelle and Black Trumpet mushrooms, truffle butter - $38
Rosemary Roast Lamb Rack (Meadow View Farms) – winter vegetables, cranberry pepper relish, duck fat fingerlings - $54

Herb Crusted Prime Rib
– smoked blue cheese Yorkshire pudding, duck fat roast fingerlings, roasted winter vegetables, fresh horseradish - $52

Cassoulet – White beans, dried sausages, smoked pork, duck confit, gluten-free crust  - $40


Apple Strudel with Whipped Cream - $12

Rum Cake with Coconut-Pineapple Ice Cream

Adult Christmas Cookie Tray - served with spiked hot chocolate (bourbon, kahlua, Godiva liquor, peppermint schnapps, or Bailey's) - $14

Peppermint Panna Cotta - $12

Black Forest Cake  - $12


  • Glühwein
  • Hot Chocolate or Mulled Cider
  • Woodstock Inn Wassail Ale (NH)

Candy Cane Infused Vodka Martini -
House-infused vodka, clear Crème de Cacao, Angostura Bitters, Candy Canes

Holiday Rum Punch -
Prosecco, ginger beer, cranberry juice, freshly squeezed red grapefruit juice, rum, pear slice

Chocolate Espresso Margarita - Camarena tequila, espresso, Kahlua, Godiva chocolate liqueur, splash cream, cinnamon/cocoa/espresso rim.

Santa's Side Car
Bourbon, Cointreau, lemon, lemon zest

Fainting Reindeer

Vodka, Belle de Brillet pear liqueur, pear nectar, walnut bitters, cherry

Mistletoe Margaritas
Tequila, white cranberry juice, Grand Marnier, lime, simple syrup, rosemary and cranberry

Contoocook Nog
Contoocook Creamery Egg Nog, spiced rum, orange zest, nutmeg

Deck the Halls
Clementine & pomegranate juice, gin, Campari, dry vermouth, orange bitters


Sunday, December 18, 2022. Join us for a deluxe High Tea with some favorite Christmas treats! We begin at 12:30 pm. $60 pp includes a first round of mimosas, followed by your choice of holiday-inspired cocktails or the famous Cosmic Christmas Punch.  Attendees receive a complimentary pass to our Winter Wonderland Craft Fair in the barn (same day 12:00-5:00 pm).

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  • Assorted Organic Teas
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Holiday Champagne Punch
  • Coffee available upon request
  • Holiday Cocktails


  • Creamed Truffle Chicken soup
  • Plate of local cheeses, house-made pickles, grilled bread, artisanal crackers, local honey, fig paste
  • Brined turkey, cranberry chutney, walnut bread
  • Smoked Salmon, honey dill mustard, brioche
  • Minted cucumber with cream cheese, whole wheat
  • Deviled eggs with salmon caviar
  • Mini Beef Wellingtons
  • Mushroom Arincini
  • Poached Pear Salad


  • Gingerbread scones
  • Biscuits Cranberry Butter and Orange Marmalade
  • Mini Candy Cane Crème Brûlee
  • Chocolate Fondue Fruit Kabobs
  • Stollen
  • Truffles
  • Christmas Cookies


Saturday, December 31 (7:00-10:30 p.m.)
$150 per person (plus gratuity and sales tax)
6-Course Dinner with Pairings of Exceptional Sparkling and Wines (only the best for New Year's Eve!).

We'll continue onward to midnight with our overnight guests. Enjoy a roaring fire, fun board games, more champagne, and complimentary late-night treats.
Complimentary Champagne Brunch and late 1:00 pm check-out for overnight stays
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Sparkling Wine Dinner


Pear Martini OR Maple Manhattan OR Fresh Tangerine Mimosa

Passed Che'f s choice of Amuse Bouche


Nut and Wild Mushroom Foie Gras – diced Granny Smith apple, rosemary and sea salt brioche, apple balsamic vinegar

Sparkling Pairing: Masia de la Luz Cava – Cava, Spain

New Hampshire Oysters Two Ways: Russian on the Half Shell (chilled vodka, sour cream, caviar): Stuffed with Tasso ham, spinach, cornbread, creole aioli

  • Sparkling Pairing: Bellavista - Alma Gran Cuvee Brut – Franciacorta, Italy

Cassoulet – flageolet beans, duck confit, mushrooms, andouille sausage

  • Sparkling Pairing: Aubert et Fils Brut – Champagne, France


COURSE 4: (Guests must pre-select one upon making reservation or one week in advance)

Petite Tournedos with Lobster Tail – sauce Bearnaise, duck fat fingerlings, crisp Brussels sprouts

Moroccan Spiced Rack of Lamb – cumin and cinnamon-spiced winter squash, oil-cured olives, winter greens, couscous.

Pan-Seared Cod - parsnip and celeriac puree, crisp Brussels sprouts

  • Wine Pairing: Domaine du Pere Caboche - Chateauneuf du Pape Rouge (red); OR (white) Domaine du Colombier Chablis

Choice of:

Baked Alaska - passion fruit gelato, chocolate cake, meringue, raspberry coulis


Strawberry-Honey & Blood Orange Sorbet with Almond Tuille (gf)

  • Louis Dumont - Brut Rose – Champagne, France

Plate of Mignardises
Served with coffee, tea, or espresso


Late-Night Indulgence – served at 11:45 pm

Assorted Chocolate Truffles, Sweet & Savory Bites

  • Wine Pairing: Champagne Moutard - Champ Persin – Champagne, France

Champagne Brunch – Sunday from 10:00-11:30 am (late check-out at 1:00 pm)
*Free for overnight inn guests - including bar
*$49 for the public (non-overnight guests) - including one mimosa or Bloody Mary

Freshly Pressed Detox Juice

Coffee, Tea, or Juice

Prosecco, Champagne Mimosas or Chef's Bloody Mary's (*additional charge for non-inn guests)

  • Assorted House-Made Pastries: cinnamon buns, mini muffins and coffee cake
  • Fruit & Yogurt Parfait with House-Made Granola

Choice of:
  • Eggs Benedict with choice of local Canadian bacon or organic spinach on house-made biscuits
  • Salmon Hash with Beet & Sweet Potato, poached egg
  • Quinoa Breakfast Bowl with avocado, chickpeas, kale, roasted potatoes, kale and poached eggs or scrambled tofu
  • Baked Egg Mediterranean Breakfast Skillet - grilled zucchini, peppers, oil cured tomatoes, spinach, and feta cheese.
  • Steak and Eggs with local maple sausage
  • Local Ham & Cheese on Grilled Anadama Bread - sliced avocado, tomato, and maple mustard; optional fried egg

Sweet Ending Mini Dessert


Saturday, February 11, 2023
Sunday, February 12, 2023
Tuesday, February 14, 2023  (*book a private fireplace room/space for a surcharge)
3-Course Prix-Fixe Menu – $85 per person. Seatings between 4:00-8:00 p.m.

Sweetheart 5-Course Wine Pairing Dinner on Saturday 2/18/2023 6:00 pm.
Welcome Basket of Bread & Biscuits
Welcome Toast: Cenino Sparkling Rose Sangiovese. Italy,

Local Cheese Sharing Plate – plus $24

Local Cheese & Charcuterie Plate - plus $32

New Hampshire Oysters on the Half Shell - plus $18 half dozen; $32 dozen


Heirloom Squash & Coconut Curry Soup
Roasted Pepitas

New England Shellfish Chowder
Clams, oysters, mussels, lobster - cheddar oyster crackers

Winter Citrus & Beet Salad
Avocado, beet, feta, winter citrus

Winter Panzanella Salad
Tuscan kale, roast butternut squash, oil-cured tomatoes, walnuts,
shaved apples, toasted hemp hearts and quinoa

Sweet Potato, Apple & Smoked Cheddar Pierogi Platter
Green onion sour cream, caramelized onions

Salvadoran Papusas
Braised chicken, smoked cheddar, cabbage slaw, aji panca sauce

Dutch Bitterballen (meatballs)
Curried pulled beef, curried catsup, sharp mustard,
grilled bread, house pickled vegetables

Roasted Hen in Citrus & Bay Leaves
Roast lemon fingerlings, crisp Brussels sprouts, carrots and turnips

Suggested wine pairing: Pinot Grigio. Pullus Wines. Slovenia ($11/glass)

Burgundy Braised Lamb Shank (Meadowview Farms)
Herbed spätzle, winter vegetables

Suggested wine pairing: Cabernet Franc. Ravines Cellars. Finger Lakes. ($13/glass)

Grilled Kuro Wagyu Coulotte Steak Asado in Chimichurri
Stewed black beans, cilantro rice, kale, orange

Suggested wine pairing: Cabernet Sauvignon – "Bull by the Horns". McPrice Myers.
Paso Robles, CA ($16/glass)

Heirloom Squash & Ricotta Maultaschen
Broccoli rabe, walnuts, dried cranberries, sage butter
Suggested wine pairing: Barbera. Vinchio Vaglio. Italy ($12/glass)

Pan-Roasted Faroe Island Salmon
Curried cauliflower, spiced lentils, lemon, cumin vinaigrette

Suggested wine pairing: Sauvignon Blanc. Strauss. Austria ($13/glass)

Chateaubriand for Two - $25 surcharge per couple
Marinated sliced roast center-cut tenderloin, Black Trumpet & Chanterelle mushrooms,
peppered Burgundy reduction, roast winter vegetables, truffled mashed potatoes

Suggested wine pairing: Toscano "Keith Haring Red". Tenuta di Ceppaiano. Italy ($18/glass)

German Chocolate Cake – chocolate sauce, candied pecans

Chocolate Duo
Chocolate covered strawberries; chocolate pôt de crème

Passion Fruit Crème Brûlêe
Raspberry brûlee, whipped cream

Baked Alaska
Pineapple-coconut ice cream, vanilla rum cake, meringue

Sorbet Duo with Lavender Shortbread
Blueberry-lemon, blood orange 


Sunday, March 31, 2024
3-Course Prix-Fixe Menu – $70 per person ($39 for kids menu). Seatings between 12:00-2:00; 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Patio and lawn seating available (weather permitting).

*Menu to be updated 3/09/2024

Welcome Basket of Bread, Poppy Seed Rolls & Biscuits


Farmer's Cheese & Charcuterie Board - grilled breads, artisanal crackers, pickled vegetables, accoutrements  - $30

Spinach & Goat Cheese Pierogi Platter - chive sour cream, caramelized onions - $16


Lemon Chicken Noodle Soup - peas, baby carrots

Mushroom and Buttermilk Soup - herbed croutons

Simple Spring Greens & Easter Radish Salad - cider vinaigrette

Baby Mizuna Salad - tomato, cucumber, snap peas, feta, and crisp bacon and red wine vinaigrette

Red Beet Deviled Eggs - pea tendril salad, grilled brioche


Greek-Style Roast Leg of Lamb in oregano and garlic

Maple and Cider Mustard Glazed Ham

Petit Tenderloin -  brandied truffle reduction

*All of the above served with spring vegetables and fingerling potatoes

Day Boat Scallops - sweet pea risotto, oil-cured tomatoes

Rabbit Pot Pie - garlic mashed, spring vegetables

Carrot Spätzle - spring mushrooms, asparagus, smoked gouda


Easter "Basket" – Belgian chocolate mousse, Easter bark, chocolate peanut butter egg, Easter sugar cookie

Maple Walnut Carrot Cake - bourbon butter gelato

Mixed Berry Pavlova with Citrus Curd

Classic Crème Brûlee -  Easter sugar cookie

Sorbet Duo - Passionfruit & Blood Orange - served with almond tuille cookie