Southern Vermont’s finest small luxury hotel Welcome to The Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant

The Reluctant Panther Inn and Restaurant is southern Vermont’s premier small luxury hotel. Located in the heart of Manchester Village, the Reluctant Panther offers 20 luxurious rooms and suites in three distinct locations - the Main House, Mary Porter House and Carriage House - all featuring elegant design with antique furnishings, fireplaces, marble baths and original, museum quality artwork.

The Reluctant Panther Restaurant features contemporary American cooking in a relaxed yet elegantly upscale atmosphere. With an emphasis on locally sourced products, our Chefs create a sophisticated dining experience that is unsurpassed in northern New England. A multiple year Wine Spectator award winning wine list complements the tasteful menu.

Warm hospitality and delightful cuisine await ~ a truly unique Vermont experience.

Events at the Panther What Is Happening at the Panther

Summer Patio Bar

On Thursday - Saturday

Join us Thursday - Saturday from 4:00pm for Oysters, Tapas and Cocktails on the garden patio with stunning views of Mount Equinox!

Cakebread Wine Dinner! (Sold Out)

On August 26, 2017

We are delighted to share that this dinner event is so popular that it's sold out! Please inquire with our Concierge for dinner options on the evening and if we may assist with reservations. What do you get when you pair world-class wines with a delicious four-course menu? A Reluctant Panther event, of course!