The Ashby Inn & Restaurant

Dine and rest amidst the beauty and tranquility of the Virginia countryside.


Dine and rest amidst the beauty and tranquility of the Virginia countryside.

front entrance
aerial view
evening walk
breakfast spread
guest room
guest room
meeting room
evening by firepit
event table





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The Basics


Located one hour west of Washington, DC, and situated at the intersection of Routes 50 and 17 in the charming village of Paris, the inn includes ten guest accommodations on three acres of landscaped grounds that provide a view of Paris Mountain, Ashby Gap, and Sky Meadows State Park. The restaurant prepares breakfast daily for all inn guests and is open for dinner Wednesday through Sunday. The Ashby serves as a pastoral setting for weddings, special events, and company retreats.

At a Glance

  • Free WiFi
  • Free Parking
  • Adult Only
  • Pub/Tavern/Bar
  • Fireplaces
  • Private Ent Avail.
  • Weddings/Events
  • Restaurant On-Site

In the Know

  • Travel to Middleburg and visit Mt. Defiance and taste their award-winning ciders and spirits
  • When venturing out to Upperville for the day, try the "BWK Wagyu burger" at Bluewater Kitchen
  • Enjoy your time in Virginia's Wine Country on the RdV Experience with a tour of the Winery, Vineyard, and the granite caves

  • Check out the State Arboretum walking tours which strolling the grounds and learning about the history and collections

Stay for the Story

Nestled in the rolling hills of the Ashby Gap, The Ashby Inn & Restaurant has a rich vibrant history. Partnering with local potters, florists, painters, and galleries, we showcase their work in our inn and restaurant.

Sip & Savor

Here are a few things to sip & savor when you visit…

Enjoy gourmet fine dining at The Ashby Inn & Restaurant for fine gourmet dining
Visit La Table Provençale, a Select Registry member for modern regional cuisine with a French flair
Enjoy freshly shucked oysters at King Street Oyster Bar

See & Do

Here are a few things to see & do when you visit…

Visit Sky Meadows State Park, the park is designated as an International Dark Sky Park and holds monthly astronomy programs
Enjoy carefully crafted wines made only from 100% vinifera varietals grown in Virginia at Delaplane Cellar
Shop for antiques at Middleburg Antique Emporium

Guest Reviews

We stayed at The Ashby Inn for two weeks. We loved our stay. The accommodations were quaint and clean with wonderful porches that overlooked lawn and beautiful views. We enjoyed the included breakfast with many choices along with fresh squeezed orange juice and wonderful coffee. We also got the chance to eat dinner a few times and it was amazing! The manager was a sommelier and helped us choose...See More

- Sherri Geddes

Lovely Inn and restaurant! It was our first time visiting and everyone was super friendly and accommodating. The room was very clean and spacious (we were in the Adams room). Breakfast was great and you could choose what you wanted, which I liked! Dinner did not disappoint... great service, high quality ingredients, and executed well. Would love to return in the future!

- Lindsey McNaughton

We have dinner here a couple of times a year. This time we did lunch. It did not disappoint! I had the prix fixe lunch menu. Dinner rolls cooked with duck fat were amazing, the fish was perfectly cooked. Strawberry mousse was good, but I should've stuck with my standard dessert here--the creme brulee is amazing. Staff was attentive but not intrusive. Prices are a little high, but the...See More

- B Bennett

I love the Ashby for a weekend getaway - especially the rooms in the Schoolhouse, which is quieter than the main building. The Schoolhouse rooms also feature balconies/porches that have a spectacular view of the mountains. We hadn't been to the Ashby in a while and were stunned to receive a check at the end of breakfast. The balance due was $0.00, but there clearly was an expectation of...See More

- Laura Pinsky

My husband surprised me with an anniversary weekend at the Ashby Inn and restaurant. We have always enjoyed our time at the Ashby as a services impeccable. The rooms are filled with amicable and necessary items, especially firewood for a romantic Cozy evening. The restaurant is tremendous, and the staff and service are equally knowledgeable and helpful. We even now have a nameplate being prepared for our table as...See More

- Pamela Keegan

Rooms & Suites

# of Rooms: 10

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Bathrobes, Hair Dryer, Rollaway Available, Telephones, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishings

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For information on ADA accessibility for the facility or its rooms, please contact the property directly.


Smoking Policy: Outside Only

Family Friendly: Welcomes children over the age of 12

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Food & Wine

Meals Offered: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

Special Diets Accommodated: Yes

Restaurant on Premises: Open to the Public

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Early Coffee Tea, Evening Cocktails, Picnics Available, Special Diets Accommodated

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Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless

Front Desk/Security: Business Hours

Corporate Rates: Yes

Inn Amenities: Hot Breakfast, Free Onsite Parking, Full House Rental Available, Gardens on Property, Green Environmentally Friendly, LGBTQI+ Friendly, Meeting Space Available, Restaurant On Site, Weddings & Events Available, Wine/Spirits Available

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Weddings & Celebrations

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Events Supported: Private Parties

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Business Travel & Meetings

Meeting Types: Business Meetings, Retreats

Meeting Facilities: Yes

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Location Type: Rural, Small Town/Village