Stimulate your appetite with American-inspired dining and drinks. The Ballantyne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Charlotte harnesses the charm and tradition of North Carolina with breezy balcony seating and carefully curated cuisine. Return from Ballantyne Village and rest at The Ryal, our lobby bar, with a tipsy tea prepared with Rare Tea Company® blends. Inspired by a medieval Scottish coin called the Rose Noble, The Ryal evokes a historical, timeless ambience with al fresco tables on a pillared, modern-style porch. Step inside for one of the largest whiskey collections in the Carolinas at Gallery Bar. The dining room is outfitted with world-class paintings from Awaken Gallery. Coffered ceilings with carved wooden panels, ornate crown molding above exhibit-worthy wall art, our restaurant elevates classic American cuisine. Indulge in tastefully plated scallops or a succulent steak with fresh seasonal accompaniments. Fine dining is never hard to find at The Ballantyne with our light bites at the spa, Golf Pavilion or seasonal outdoor pool. Treasure our afternoon tea or 24-hour in-room dining service after a long day exploring the Queen City.


Gallery Restaurant

Gallery features Southern American-style cuisine crafted with fresh local ingredients from Charlotte-area providers. The restaurant decor showcases artwork provided by Awaken Art Gallery in nearby Ballantyne.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner

Dress code: Smart Casual

Phone: +1 704-248-4100

Gallery Restaurant Gallery Restaurant - Dinner

Afternoon Tea

Experience The Ballantyne’s take on classic teas offered in England’s finest tea houses with a Southern flair.

Royal Afternoon Tea
Enhance your tea experience by upgrading to the Royal Afternoon Tea. This offering includes all of the traditional Afternoon Tea offerings with the added bonus of a glass of Moet & Chandon Imperial Champagne.

Afternoon Tea is available Friday, Saturdays, and Sundays, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Reserve at (704) 248-4100.


Spa Dining

The Spa features a special menu with healthy options, salad, wraps and snacks with service in the spa dining room. Guests can place their orders upon check-in at The Spa; a 45-minute advance notice is recommended.

The Ryal

The Ryal, located in the lobby offers an inviting indoor and outdoor setting with lovely resort views and was inspired by the rare Scottish gold coin the Rose Noble. Enjoy express breakfast and coffee, tipsy tea cocktails infused with Rare Tea Company® blends prepared especially for The Ballantyne and a curated Whiskey collection. Hours are 5:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Children’s Dining Program

Enjoy a convenient dining program that can be added to your guest room in addition to children friendly cuisine.


Dining services

Bar-B-Q and/or picnic area

Local restaurant dinner delivery

Room service

Sundry/Convenience store


Continental breakfast, fee from 16.00 USD

Full American breakfast, fee from 20.00 USD

American, 1.6 KM

Midwood Smokehouse

Open for lunch and dinner Dress code: Casual Phone: +1 980-430-1086

American, 23.7 KM

The Capital Grille

Open for lunch and dinner Dress code: Casual Phone: +1 704-348-1400

American, 19 KM

Dressler's Restaurant

Open for lunch and dinner Dress code: Casual Phone: +1 704-909-6295

American, 6.4 KM

131 Main

Phone: +1 704-544-0131

American, 4.2 KM

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

Phone: +1 704-752-7979

Spanish, 1.6 KM

Miro Spanish Grille

Phone: +1 704-540-7374

Italian, 0.8 KM

ZinicolaAt Zinicola, we dig into the essence of those early inspirations and build on that notion. W

Phone: +1 980-299-2979

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