Quality Inn & Suites Biltmore South
1 Skyland Inn Drive
Arden, NC 28704
Phone: (828) 684-6688
Fax: (828) 684-3407
Bars & Cafes
Cedric's Tavern offers a unique ambiance reminding typical Irish pubs. The village setting and the wooden decor give out the intended appeal quite convincingly. The food is leaning more towards the traditional pub grub style, though the local influence is also incorporated for definitive tastes. Try Shepherd's Pie, Oven Roasted Dubliner Cheddar Chicken or Cast Iron Seared Scottish Salmon for a gratifying meal.
Though this rustic, lovely building was actually once a stable, it now houses a wonderful restaurant with terrific food. Located on the grounds of the Biltmore Estate at the stable courtyard, the Stable Cafe offers of good ol'stick to your ribs foods like burgers, fries, chicken and homemade desserts. Soda, beer and wine are available to quench your thirst. There is a kids menu available as well. They are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
This neighborhood pub is a preferred watering hole for the young and hip crowd of Asheville. Situated on Haywood Road, The Double Crown functions as a low profile pub, however, the live music shows and parties held here are eclectic and vibrant. Not catering to a specific genre of music, it's programing includes performances by reggae, western and country, indie rock, soul and gospel bands. Happy hours are every day, so you can enjoy special discounts on champagnes, beers and cocktails served at this casual and friendly bar.
Urban Orchard is one of the few cider bars to be found in the country, serving a selection of fine in-house craft ciders alongside guest ciders, beer and wine. The ciders are exceptionally delicious and the selection is remarkably varied. Perhaps the crowning glory of this establishment is the quality of service which leaves you feeling like the most important person in the room. Apart from the fabulous cider selection, the bar also offers some light snacks, including a number of gluten- and dairy-free options to ensure that every patron is take care of. The staff are well-versed with the qualities and characteristics of the ciders on offer, so don't hesitate to ask for suggestions.
A beer aficionado's paradise, Highland Brewing Company takes you on a journey to the roots of beer. Enjoy a brewery tour or indulge in a pint of their ever-evolving selection. The selection of ales and brews are fascinating, with inventive varieties like oatmeal ale and mocha stout. Crafted to perfection, it's no surprise Highland boasts accolades aplenty.
True to its name The Mothlight attracts music lovers for a night of great music and affordable drinks. This hipster bar located at the former Mr Fred's site has got wooden floorings, industrial beams and exposed brick walls along with a stage area for the live gigs. Some of the previous line ups are Richard Buckner, Angel Olsen and Crystal Antlers.
Head to The Westville Pub for a fun night out filled with music, pub grub and drinks! Also called the West Asheville Pub, it is famous for the sheer variety of drinks it offers: beer, ale, stout, cocktails, wine, martinis and even coffee. The modest menu features typical dishes like nachos, onion rings, chips with sauce, chicken wings and loads of other tasty dishes. The staff is friendly and make up for any shortcomings in the culinary experience. The pub is home to a number of live acts and music performances from time to time. You can also host your private events and parties at the venue. Special nights, a book club and good music take the cake. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
The Grey Eagle is a famed event space that is popular for the sheer variety of music programs it hosts. Take your pick from the bluegrass, jazz and blues events offered at this acoustically well-equipped venue. The in-house restaurant, Twin Cousin, serves delectable Cajun cuisine and is sure to keep your hunger pangs in check during event nights. The venue can also be hired for hosting private parties or business events. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events and exact show times.
Twin Leaf Brewery is the dream venture of married couple Tim and Steph Weber. This microbrewery, located in the heart of downtown Asheville, is home to a rustic taproom that overlooks their state-of-the-art 10-barrel brewing system. Its interiors of wooden furnishings and picnic tables create an outdoorsy atmosphere. Their selection of Belgian beer, IPAs and stouts include house specials like Luminosity Tripel, Dark Matter Oatmeal Stout and White Noise Belgian Wit as well as experimental ones like Mexican Chocolate Stout. Don't miss their Beer Boot Camp and Beer Yoga events to uniquely combine your workout with a mug of beer.
What's a morning without coffee? Just drop by at the Dripolator Coffeehouse on your way to work and consume caffeine in its most delicious form. Formerly the Indigenous Tea Room, this place now serves up all kinds of teas, coffees, pastries, desserts and smoothies, as well as full meals. Another Dripolator Coffeehouse is located in Black Mountain, but the Ashville outlet is larger and has a full kitchen.
Located in Downtown Asheville, Ben's Tune Up is a American and Japanese Fusion restaurant. The food they serve is inspired by popular Japanese Yakitori which is basically different types of meat that are grilled on skewers. This place is also good for beer and other drinks as they quite good list of beers available which you can sit and sip in their urban themed beer garden. It is one of the places in the neighborhood that has been gaining popularity among the locals as well as visitors.
When the owners of Wicked Weed, the Guthy's and the Dickinson's started this brewpub, they wanted to revolutionize the concept of what people would know it to be. Within a short while of opening, the word about this place traveled through the city and its popularity quickly spread! The Wicked Weed restaurant is housed inside the same building as the brewery, downstairs in the basement. The menu features contemporary cuisine with international influences. Everything served here is crafted to go along perfectly with any of their beers. Guided tours are arranged for those who are interested in visiting the establishment.