Herons


Herons Overview

Steven Greene

One of only 62 Forbes Five Star restaurants in the world, Herons is the signature restaurant of The Umstead Hotel and Spa. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch, the intimate 98-seat dining room features a full-view kitchen, original artwork and floor-to-ceiling windows with views.
The Umstead is pleased to offer homegrown vegetables and herbs from our nearby dedicated farm. Herons has been recognized by Food & Wine, Condé Nast Traveler, and Southern Living, in addition to receiving numerous accolades and awards including Five Stars from Forbes Travel Guide and Five Diamonds from AAA. Tap here to view what we are growing.

Reservations

To make a reservation at Herons, click here or call 919-447-4200.  

Herons Details

  • Breakfast: Monday through Friday 6:30am - 10:00am 
  • Lunch: Monday through Friday 11:30am - 2:00pm 
  • Brunch: Saturday and Sunday 7:00am - 1:00pm 
  • Dinner: Monday through Thursday 5:30pm - 9:00pm, Friday and Saturday 5:30pm -10:00 pm 
  • Private Dining Room: seating for 9 to 12 guests. 5 course menu or chef's dining experience available.
  • Semi Private Dining Room: seating for 6 to 8 guests.
  • Dress Code: Business Casual (shorts and sandals not permitted) 
  • Parking: Complimentary Valet Parking Available 

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Herons Menus

The Culinary Team masterfully redefines American cooking by presenting classic ideas translated with local, seasonal ingredients and precise technique, brightening each ingredient's flavor and purpose. Select from the 3 or 4 course prix fixe menu or indulge in the Chef's Kaiseki Tasting Menu. This special tasting menu is begins with a ceremonial tea service followed by 10 delectable courses, showcasing Executive Chef Steven Greene's approach to food and driven by his choice and presentation.

Bring Herons home with you with one of our recipes

straight from the kitchen!

Avocado Puree

Chateau Montelena Wine Dinner

Herons

Chateau Montelena Wine Dinner

Join us May 23rd for a four course dinner featuring the iconic Chateau Montelena winery, who put Napa Valley on the map as a region of excellence when they won the 1976 “Tasting of Paris” competition.
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The Umstead Hotel and Spa