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Blue Ridge Leader “Picks” for Area Restaurants Open Over the Holidays

December 1, 2011 by Blue Ridge Leader filed under Dine With Us, Lifestyle No Comments

Do you ever secretly wish for a break from the holiday cooking experience? While many of us look forward to the warm holiday tradition of family mealtimes and merriment, there are a few closet hosts and hostesses who would give their right eye for a chance to relax and leave the preparation (and clean up!) to someone else.

Well, put away your aprons and dust off your dress shoes! The Blue Ridge Leader has compiled a list of cozy restaurants that will put a smile on your face and create a holiday memory without the holiday headache.

A few restaurants in our area offer full holiday meals with all the trimmings to go, but are not open for dining in. We have not included those establishments on our list, however.

The following restaurants, in random order, are open for dine-in for one or more holidays this season. Most of these establishments have altered their hours and menus for the holidays, so be sure to call ahead for reservations and other details.

Open Christmas Eve:
Anthony’s Restaurant, Purcellville: www.anthonysva.com, 540-338-7072
Battletown Inn, Berryville: www.thebattletowninn.com, 540-955-4100
Beautiful South Restaurant, Hamilton: www.beautifulsouthdining.com, 540-338-7335
Blackthorne Inn, Upperville: www.blackthorne-inn.com, 540-592-3848
Blue Ridge Grill, Leesburg: www.brgrill.com, 703-669-5505
Eiffel Tower Café: www.eiffeltowercafe.com, 703-777-5142
French Hound, Middleburg: www.thefrenchhound.com, 540-687-3018
Goodstone Inn, Middleburg: www.goodstone.com, 877-219-4663
Grandale Farm Restaurant, Purcellville: www.grandalefarm.com, 540-668-6000
Hunters Head Tavern, Upperville: www.huntersheadtavern.com, 540-592-9020
Lightfoot Restaurant, Leesburg: www.lightfootrestaurant.com, 703-771-2233
Pen Oriental Kitchen, Purcellville: 540-338-1894
Red Fox Inn, Middleburg: www.redfox.com, 540-687-6301
Vintage 50, Leesburg: www.vintage50.com, 703.777.2169

Open Christmas Day:
Goodstone Inn, Middleburg: www.goodstone.com, 877-219-4663
Pen’s Oriental Kitchen, Purcellville: 540-338-1894

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