Reluctant Panther

Dining & Restaurants

The Restaurant features the Reluctant Panther's award-winning gourmet cuisine, under the direction of Executive Chef Sigal Rocklin, and offers a sophisticated dining experience that is among the highest rated in New England.  The Restaurant caters to events as large as 65 guests for a seated dinner.

The outdoor covered Patio is open seasonally offering Al Fresco dining and our Summer Raw Bar. With views over the gardens and Mount Equinox, the Patio is a picturesque venue for a casual dinner or drinks with friends.

The Panther Pub, with it's two rooms and dedicated bar, is the perfect space for cocktails and holiday parties for up to 75 guests and seated dinners for up to 30 guests.


For information about hosting your private event at the Panther email us:


We highly recommend planning your evenings in advance of your arrival.  Our Restaurant, as well as numerous local options, fill up quick!  We are delighted to assist with reservations in our Restaurant and favorites throughout Manchester and the area.

Our Dinner hours are 5.30pm - 9.00pm.  Please note, the Restaurant is generally closed on Sundays, except for Public Holiday weekends. 


Executive Chef Sigal Rocklin named this year's Vermont Chamber Chef of the Year:



Join us every Wednesday this winter for Local's Night Specials in our dining room featuring: $5 Local Drafts $14 Award-winning Lobster and Brie Fondue $29 Steak Frites-------------------------------------------------------------------------- Panther Pub Trivia: Hosted by Len from 6:00-8:00pm Appetizer and Dessert menus available in the pub

Dining Menus

Click to download each available menu

Wine List

Picnic Lunch

Summer Dinner Menu

Brewers Dinner with Northshire Brewery

The Restaurant

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To make a reservation, call 1-800-822-2331

The Main Dining Room features the panther's renowned gourmet cuisine and offers a sophisticated dining experience that is among the highest rated in New England.

The Patio

The Patio is open seasonally offering outdoor dining in a less formal atmosphere. With views over the gardens & Mount Equinox and featuring a Raw Bar Memorial Day through Labor Day, the Patio is a relaxing venue for a casual dinner.

The panther pub

The Panther Pub is open for special events, private parties and group receptions. It offers an intimate private dining experience and is a wonderful venue for holiday celebrations.