A sense of timelessness and a simplier way of life are what sets The Village Inn and Tavern apart from the rest. Our classic lakefront ceremony and reception settings, beautiful waterfront dining rooms, elegant menus and thoughtfully appointed guest rooms, all combine to provide the ideal setting for creating timeless lakefront memories.
Located an hour from Portland and within 20 minutes of the Maine Turnpike, The charming lakeside village of Belgrade Lakes boasts quaint gift shops, Day's famous Country Store, the nationally renowned Belgrade Lakes Golf Course, two of Maine's most pristine trout, small mouth bass and salmon fishing lakes and the Mail Boat made famous in the film “On Golden Pond”.
The Inn's Historic Main Dining Room
With it's gracious windows overlooking Great Pond and boat slips, this hunting lodge style great-room holds a maximum of 100 guests and is available for daytime events in our summer season and evenings off season.
The Great Pond Lawn
Our lakefront lawn on Great Pond is associated with the Tavern Bar and provides an ideal location for outdoor events. Each space can be reserved separately depending on your event needs. From a relaxed morning bruch buffet to an elegant plated dinner, these spaces boast ample room to host varying numbers of guests.
With the addition of a tent, The Great Pond Lawn and Tavern can accommodate up to 135 guests and is available to rent April through November.
The Long Pond Lawn
This rustic ceremony lawn sits directly on the shores of Long Pond just across Main Street from The Inn and boasts panoramic views of the lake. This space is perfect for medium sized wedding ceremonies of up to 75 guests.
The Grover Residence Lawn
This stately manicured private residence lawn sits directly on the shores of Long Pond across Main Street from The Inn and offers a boat dock and private jetty with exceptional views of Long Pond. This space is perfect for large wedding ceremonies of up to 135 guests.
Our cozy Tavern on the water provides sit down dinner seating for up to 35 guests, or cocktail reception room for up to 50. This space can be rented with the outdoor waterfront (Great Pond) lawn for indoor/ outdoor functions.
The Fireside Lounge & Private Dining Room
Our Upstairs Fireside Lounge & Dining Room accommodates up to 22 guests for an intimate gathering and is the perfect setting for an cozy rehearsal dinner, corporate function or social event.
The Inn has six thoughtfully appointed guestrooms and two, two-bedroom country suites overlooking the charming village of Belgrade Lakes and Great and Long Ponds. Each room offers plush duvets, tasteful bath amenities, hair dryers, iron and ironing boards, cable tv, wifi (and mini-bar baskets upon request). Floral arrangements and wine and cheese baskets can also ordered through the inn with 48 hours notice.
Food and Beverages
Our chefs and event staff will work with you to create the perfect wedding menu for your event, however large or small, formal or relaxed. Whether it's stationary hors d’oeuves, an inspired brunch, a seasonal buffet, raw bar, or lavish sit down dinner, The Inn specializes in local and sustainably farmed meats and produce and daily deliveries of fresh seafood. Cash Bar or Open Bar is available for all functions.
All Functions are subject to an 18% gratuity and Maine State Sales Tax of 8%. Attendance counts are due 10 days prior to your event and billing will reflect these numbers. Payment is due upon the day of your event. Please call or email for deatils, availability and pricing! 207. 495. 3553