Pond Mountain Inn

A Vermont Bed and Breakfast Complete with Dramatic Mountain Views


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The Silver Fork Restaurant Continues to Wow Our Guests!

I was recently asked, what makes Silver Fork special? It’s undoubtedly, one of the most important restaurants in the area. The effortless and relaxed, but flawlessly charming style of service is a perfect fit for the setting. Their new Manchester location, inside the old Mark Skinner Library in the heart of Manchester Village is absolutely stunning—mid-century décor with comfortable space that’s aglow in natural light. Beyond expansive windows, the upstairs bar pictured above has a long dining bar that offers intimate dining possibilities.

Silver Fork is a fine-dining restaurant with extraordinary attention to detail. Through the sharply focused culinary lens of award-winning Chef Mark French lies his remarkable ability to coax out the intrinsic natural flavors of local and seasonal ingredients. Mark’s dishes draw on global influences that blend beautifully with this quintessential New England town of Manchester.

The menu enriches the senses, our favorite first-course dishes—beef tartare, duck eggroll, and lump crab salad are absolutely delicious! The wiener schnitzel is outstanding—our server told us that a couple from Austria said it was “just as good as home.” And, we agree! The rack of lamb, Maryland crab cakes and slow roasted brisket are among our favorites, and our guests too.

Owner, Melody French and Sommelier, Olivia Stoehr have crafted a well-balanced wine list with recent upscale wine selections that complement the always popular regular wine list. Melody and Olivia have adroitly focused on matching tastes and flavors on the menu that share the chef’s palate making wine selection far easier and less intimidating.

Kay joins me in thanking both Melody and Olivia for the special attention shown to all our Pond Mountain Inn guests.


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Vermont Day Trips From Pond Mountain Inn – Dorset and Manchester

Dorset is quintessential Vermont; this vibrant and historic community is nestled in the hills of southern Vermont. Make sure to have lunch on the “Dorset Green”. Manchester is a historic New England town with charming covered bridges nearby, lush Green Mountains and idyllic scenery with plenty of “things to do”

One of the popular places in Manchester, VT is Hildene, the Lincoln Family Home ; Robert Todd Lincoln’s estate is set on 412 acres with spectacular views of the valley and Green Mountains. The gardens are a must see and make sure to spend time at the farm.

Get the complete list of the places you can visit on this day trip Here.

We have seven day trip itineraries to choose from Here