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

Mother's Day Brunch

On May 14, 2017

Celebrate Mom! Join the Reluctant Panther for a delicious plated brunch from 11:00am - 2:00pm. $45 per person (plus tax and gratuity). Mom, because we thank you for just about everything, you will enjoy a complimentary Mimosa with your Brunch!

Italian Wine Dinner

On Friday, May 19, 2017

Join Bianca Bosker, author of the wine-fueled journey 'Cork Dork', for a multi-course culinary journey through Piedmont. Reception at 6:30pm, one seating at 7:00pm. $80.00 per person (plus tax and gratuity). Reservations required: 802-362-2568