Southern Vermont’s finest small luxury hotel Welcome to The Reluctant Panther Inn & Restaurant

The Reluctant Panther Inn and Restaurant is southern Vermont’s premier small luxury hotel. Located in the heart of Manchester Village, the Reluctant Panther offers 20 luxurious rooms and suites in three distinct locations - the Main House, Mary Porter House and Carriage House - all featuring elegant design with antique furnishings, fireplaces, marble baths and original, museum quality artwork.

The Reluctant Panther Restaurant features contemporary American cooking in a relaxed yet elegantly upscale atmosphere. With an emphasis on locally sourced products, our Chefs create a sophisticated dining experience that is unsurpassed in northern New England. A multiple year Wine Spectator award winning wine list complements the tasteful menu.

Warm hospitality and delightful cuisine await ~ a truly unique Vermont experience.

Events at the Panther What Is Happening at the Panther

Dorset Players

The 40th Anniversary season begins June 22, 2017, with "Downstairs" by Theresa Rebeck, featuring Tim & Tyne Daly! Join us for a fantastic line-up this season with a pre-show dinner in the Panther Restaurant starting at 5:30pm! For the current season:

Dessert with our Compliments!

Monday through Thursday, enjoy two courses each in the Panther Restaurant and Dessert is on us! (Appetizer & Entree per person, no split plates. Available until April 6, 2017)