Chef Paul Pelt's ever-changing seasonal dishes reflect global influences with a regional twist. With a commitment to sourcing ingredients of the highest quality, our kitchen creates a daily menu based on what is local, fresh, and seasonal to bring inspired dishes to your table. Engaging appetizers, aromatic sauces and the pristine quality of our seafood, meat and poultry entrees will enliven even the most sophisticated palates. Take a look at our brick-walled garden patio and meet our chef and staff, who provide you with world-class cuisine. The Hotel Tabard Inn is the setting in numerous novels, including John Grisham’s Pelican Brief; Jerry Doolittle’s hardhitting stories including Headlock and Armlock about Tom Bethany, a Boston self-styled detective and wrestling buff who frequently visits his mistress in DC; Les Whitten’s character “Frederick Tabard”, the senior partner of a prestigious law firm whose family founded the Tabard; and numerous others including a failed screenplay of a President who hides in the Tabard’s secret Chrome Room to foil his pursuers.