Within our Santa Barbara restaurants, each dish is created with locally-sourced seasonal produce. Expect herbs directly from the chef's garden and Belmond El Encanto cheese, each block made from the milk of Ellie, the resort's cow.
The Dining Room and Terrace
Dine in the elegant dining room, or delight in a romantic dinner under the stars on the terrace. Either way you’ll be treated to a spectacular gastronomic experience, featuring locally sourced, artisanal ingredients.
An innovative menu offers contemporary California-coastal cuisine, complemented with gracious service and a side of stunning Santa Barbara views.
Join us for a series of epicurean events. Regionally-inspired cuisine from Executive Chef Johan Denizot is paired with local Santa Barbara County wines.
A welcome reception begins at 6:30pm, followed by a multi-course tasting menu with wine pairings.
- May 25: Crawford Family Wines - download menu >
- June 29: Daou Vineyards
- July 19: Sandhi Wines
Priced at $120 per person, for reservations call + 1 805 770 3530
The Lounge is the ideal retreat for light dining or an elegant afternoon tea with friends.
Delicately crafted breads and buns come filled with classic British combinations. Tempting scones and French pastries will sweeten any afternoon.
Afternoon Tea reservations must be made 24-hours in advance.
The Wine Room
Whether you’re celebrating a special birthday, hosting a retirement dinner or just because, The Wine Room is the perfect place to gather.
Take a seat in the warm, intimate setting and savor refined cuisine. Sip perfectly paired wines, selected from local vineyards and beyond.
Meet friends or fellow travellers and linger over the wide range of wines, spirits and exciting cocktails in this lively hub.
American bar food is elevated to new flavorful heights for those who wish to drop in for a quick meal.
Celebrate mom at Belmond El Encanto. Enjoy bottomless Bellinis and a divine dessert buffet with mesmerizing views of the Pacific Ocean. The Bib Ledner Trio will be playing jazz classics while you delight in Executive Chef Johan's tempting treats.
Available 10:30am - 2:30pm, priced at $95 per adult and $45 per child under 12
Treat yourself to bottomless Bellinis or Moët & Chandon Impérial Champagne, California-coastal cuisine and live jazz music.
A seasonal selection of shared appetizers starts the experience. Then, select from à la carte entrées like Seared Local Swordfish or Riviera Clam Bake. Following this sumptuous meal, head to The Wine Room where an irresistible selection of desserts awaits.
Available Sundays from 11am to 2pm