Garden Bistro at Airlie

Enjoy modern Virginian cuisine centered on locally sourced and sustainable ingredients.


Call 540-341-3299 or reserve online:


Thursday, Friday & Saturday — 5:30 to 9:30 pm


Garden Bistro is located in the historic Airlie House at 6809 Airlie Road, Warrenton, Virginia 20187


First Courses

Caprese — goat cheese mousse, balsamic gelee, dressed local tomatoes, micro basil, frisee, sea salt, cracked pepper | 13

House Cured Striped Bass — soft boiled silky egg, pickled red onion, caper berries, grilled bread, merry "goat" round, dill dressed fennel, fronds | 12

Second Courses

Chilled Red Pepper Bisque — grilled cippolini, pickled shallots, celery root and leaves, garden radish, garden sorel | 10

Spring Pea Risotto — house caesar dressing, local bibb lettuce, sun dried tomato-anchovy salad, parmesan crouton, poached quail egg, cracked pepper | 10


All Natural Beef — confit, asparagus, spring pea, royale trumpet mushroom, sweet pepper relish, honey glazed sweet potatoes, demi  | 30

Whiffletree Farm Chicken Medallion — cranberry-pecan stuffing, barley, brussels sprouts, maple glazed carrots, tarragon velouté  | 25

Wild Caught Salmon — parsnip-potato gratin, tourné summer squash, spinach, sauce homard | 28


Airlie House Cheesecake — caramel sauce, lemon dressed berries, micro mint, dark chocolate ganache | 12

"Banana Split" — brûlée banana, house ice cream trio, maple walnuts, macerated cherries, cajeta, grilled pineapple relish, coffee-chocolate sauce | 14

Local Cheese Plate — grayson, monocacy ash, mountaintop blue, Airlie House preserves, 
local honey, sugar dusted grapes, baguette | 14

Fall Menu (Starts September 29, 2016)

Local Beet Study - goat cheese mousse, shaved chip, quick pickled, frisee, local vegetables, micro beet greens, cracked pepper | 14

Atlantic Yellow Fin Tuna - pan seared Asian marinated and sesame seed crusted yellow fin tuna, served with grilled scallion, Asian mix micro greens, Oriental vinaigrette | 16

Bistro Fall Salad - local apple salad, candied bacon, frisee, apple chips, pomegranate vinaigrette, blue cheese, croutons, micro greens | 13

Airlie Garden Pumpkin Bisque - garden pumpkin and crispy blossom, Airlie herb infused oil, croutons, micro greens, lemon grass cream | 11

Whiffletree Farm Fall Risotto - Airlie garden butternut squash, chicken confit, mirepoix, freshly grated cheese, fresh herbs | 22 

Local Pork Two Ways - confit of belly, pan seared tenderloin, local sweet potato puree, butter wilted rainbow chard, fresh herb, Carter Mountain apple cider demi | 26 

Grilled Filet of Beef - sweet potato puree, asparagus, white beech mushroom, truffle demi glaze, fresh grated truffle, micro greens | 32

Grain-fed Veal Rack - pan seared veal rack, roast tri-color pee wee potatoes, Airlie Garden root vegetable terrine, white beech mushroom, fresh rosemary, hunter sauce | 30

Chesapeake Bay Rockfish - Rockfish, Wade's Mill stone grits cake, Airlie Garden kale, lardons, sauce bavaroise | 28


Lemon Sponge Cake Sweet Corn Ice Cream - housemade lemon sponge cake, sweet corn ice cream, candied popcorn, caramel, micro mint, flower, popcorn shoots | 15

Airlie Fruit Panna Cotta Vanilla panna cotta, bourbon spiced fruit compote, micro mint, edible micro flowers | 14

Rosemary Chocolate Mousse Cake - dark chocolate rosemary-infused mousse, hazelnut toffee, chocolate sauce, salted caramel ice cream | 15

Local Cheese Plate - monocacy ash, mountaintop blue, and appalachian, housemade preserves, honey comb, grapes, berries, and baguette | 16 


About Garden Bistro

Menus at Airlie's Garden Bistro honor sustainable practices and are inspired by ingredients sourced from a close-knit network of local family farms, including Croftburn Farm in Culpeper, Whiffletree Farm in Warrenton and Belle Meade Farm in Sperryville.

Seasonal cocktails, Virginia wines, and local craft beers complement the menu at Garden Bistro for a true taste of The Old Dominion.

We look forward to welcoming you to Garden Bistro.