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The Best of Coastal California

A sublime dining experience is guaranteed at El Encanto. Playing host to some of the best restaurants in southern California, our passion for artisanal ingredients and exceptional flavors matches the region’s culinary abundance. Expect in-season herbs from our ocean-facing garden and fresh seafood caught daily from the shores below.

The Dining Room & Terrace | The Lounge | The Bar | Bellini Brunch | Alfresco Dining

A Feast for the Ears

Dine in sensory style

Dining at El Encanto is multisensory—our band treats your ears; our chefs, your palate.

Complementing sublime ocean views and our chef's sensational menu, live music sets the scene every Sunday from 11am–2pm

More to Savor

Savor our options for every mood and appetite

Alfresco Dining

Make the most of the Santa Barbara sun with a delectable dining experience at Belmond El Encanto.

Head to our hilltop gardens to savor an afternoon of alfresco dining.

View our new menus to delight every taste:
Picnic baskets

Pool menu

Bellini Brunch

Indulge in bottomless Bellinis or Moët & Chandon Impérial Champagne, coastal cuisine and live jazz.

Savor delicately crafted desserts as you while away your Sunday morning.

Available Sundays, 11:30am–2:30pm

Dining table setting

Culinary Delights

A Taste of Santa Barbara

From seasonal Californian cuisine to an extensive list of regional wines, settle in and savor El Encanto’s many culinary treats.

  • Luxury accommodation
  • US$150 dinner credit per room per stay
  • US$60 daily breakfast credit per room
  • Access to 'The Spa' and gym facilities
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