Destination: Henry's at the Farm
A jewel of a restaurant, Henry's at the Farm is tucked away in the Hudson Valley's orchard and wine country, at Buttermilk Falls Inn + Spa.
Henry’s kitchen and floor staff prepare and present extraordinary meals in an environment that embraces the spirit of their food. It is at once elegant and rustic, refined, yet relaxed, lighted by a field of sculptural wine jug pendants, custom-made wall coverings, outdoor dining, and delightful views of Buttermilk’s Swan Pond.
At Henry's, casual, contemporary American cuisine and sublime craft cocktails are only steps away from Buttermilk's own Millstone Farm. Fresh eggs and honey, from Millstone's aviary and apiary make their appearance on the menu and in craft cocktails, year-round. In season, fresh produce from both Millstone's garden and orchard and from neighboring farms, is delivered to Henry's inspired kitchen daily, making its way to your table at lunch and dinner.
Top priority: Sourcing Organic Farms
Henry’s works primarily with those who practice organic farming and humane animal husbandry. Cheese, meats, and poultry come from nearby farms such as Coach Farm, Taliaferro Farms, John Fazio Farms, and the seventh generation owned and operated Hepworth Farm. The inventive, seasonal menu features a fresh selection of large and small plates from casual burgers and hand-cut fries to refined New American dishes. Dazzling starters, such as Pork Belly Tacos with avocado slaw and a Timbale of grilled eggplant, stacked and glazed with local goat cheese, begin your dining experience.
The concept of farm-to-table is an integral part of Henry’s signature cocktails, taking full advantage of the organic herbs, vegetables, and fruits grown steps away at Buttermilk's own Millstone Farm. At Henry's, it's known as "Barn-to-Bar."
A notable example might be the Buttermilk 75, a take on the 1915 classic French 75, with house-made lavender syrup.
The Millstone Farm Bee's Knees, a Warwick Gin-based cocktail features a honey simple syrup from Millstone's own apiary.
Pairing Dinner Events
Henry's increasingly popular Pairing Dinner Events are in collaboration with both local and international wineries, distilleries, brewers and distributors, hosted in the beautiful Buttermilk Barn, or on Buttermilk's vast, tented reception patio overlooking the majestic Hudson River. Watch for special announcements for these four-course dinners, always beginning with a "Welcome" libation, and start a delicious, spectacular journey into the worlds of wines, spirits and brews!
Strolling the Grounds
A stroll (before or after dinner) is always on the menu. Local comes alive in this bucolic setting, across the grounds of Buttermilk's Hudson River estate. A network of trails leads to breathtaking views of the Hudson River, flowering gardens, rushing brooks, the property’s impressive namesake waterfalls and enchanting ponds. Pass through Millstone Farm's organic orchard, and lush kitchen garden. Don't miss our Animal Rescue Sanctuary, where a contented family of livestock have made Millstone Farm their home—heritage chickens, peacocks, angora goats, llamas, alpacas, and miniature donkeys!
Buttermilk owner, Bob Pollock, with Holly, a miniature donkey born at Millstone Farm on Christmas Day
A Long-Held Dream
Henry’s at the Farm is the realization of a long-held dream of Buttermilk Falls Inn + Spa owner Robert Pollock to establish a dining destination restaurant on the property—one that serves the local community, as well as the inn’s guests and wholeheartedly embraces the locavore movement.