We are taking reservations for outdoor dining on our porch, weather permitting, or inside in one of our upgraded rooms for private dining. Walk-ins based on availability.
To make a reservation or place a to-go order for curbside pickup call (804) 798-3100.

The Henry Clay Inn® Restaurant, in the Heart of Ashland

Innovative Dishes, Historic Setting

Savor our starters, salads, dinners, desserts and drinks. Whether you’re a vegetarian, meat lover, or sweet lover, we have it all. With something for everyone, our menu is sure to please anyone looking for outdoor seating or take-out for brunch, lunch, or dinner in Ashland, Virginia.

~ Special Restaurant Hours ~
5pm–9pm (Dinner)
5pm–9pm (Dinner)
5pm–9pm (Dinner)
3pm–5pm (Cocktails & Bar Menu)
5pm–9pm (Dinner)
10am–2pm (Brunch)

The Henry Clay Inn - French Toast Brunch


Brunch is back by popular demand – outdoor dining or take-out.


Farm-to-table and always fresh – reserve a table for outdoor dining or take it to go.

Curbside Pickup

Call us to get your homestyle meals to go, and enjoy in the comfort of your own home.

Family Thanksgiving To-go

Brunch Menu

Saturday and Sunday 10am – 2pm


Henry’s Home Fried Potatoes are served with all omelet entrées.

Five Cheese*
A blend of yellow & white Cheddar, provolone, mozzarella, Monterey Jack. GF / VG / $9

The Ashland*
Filled with traditional smoked ham & our five-cheese blend. GF / $10

Prepared with spinach, fresh mushrooms, bell peppers, onions, & our five-cheese blend. GF / VG / $10


Henry’s Home Fried Potatoes are served with all egg entrées.

The Great Compromiser*
Two eggs prepared to your satisfaction served with your choice of traditional smoked ham, bacon, or sausage & toast. GFO / $10.50

Eggs BeneSmith*
Two poached eggs served on a toasted English muffin, Smithfield “country” ham, topped with Hollandaise sauce. GFO / $13

Pancakes, Waffles, Biscuits

Homemade Buttermilk Pancakes (2) $7
With Blueberries or Chocolate Chips $8

Chicken & Waffles
Hand breaded chicken strips on a Belgian waffle with our special syrup. $11.95

Biscuits with Sausage Gravy $8.95

Breakfast Sides

($2.50 each)

Egg* (2)
Henry’s Home Fried Potatoes
Smithfield Country Ham
Traditional Smoked Ham
Sausage Patties

Hollandaise Sauce
Sausage Gravy
Fruit Cup
English Muffin
White or Whole Wheat Toast

Kids Menu

Served with your choice of 1 side: veggie, french fries, or tater tots.

Pancakes (2) $2.95

Little Compromiser*
One egg prepared to satisfaction served with your choice of one sausage patty, slab of bacon or ham, & toast. $4.50

Homemade Chicken Tenders $8

Mac & Cheese VG / $5

Burger GFO / $6
Lettuce & American cheese.

Grilled Cheese VG / $5


Coffee (Freshly Ground Virginia Roasted), Hot Tea $2

Iced Tea (Sweet or Unsweet), Juice, Milk $2.50

*The above items when requested and consumed raw or undercooked or contain raw or undercooked ingredients, may increase your risk of food borne illness.

Seasonal Dinner Menu

click to see the seasonal menu for The Henry Clay Inn

Drink Menu


Marqués de Murrieta, Rioja Reserva Finca Ygay (2016) $16/$54

Alta Vista, Cabernet Franc Estate Mendoza $13/$43

Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Diamond Collection Pinot Noir $6/$20

Barboursville Vineyards, Cabernet Sauvignon Virginia 

The Prisoner Wine Company, Unshackled Red Blend California

Silk & Spice, Red Blend (2019) $7/$22

Montes Wines, Montes Alpha Chardonnay Estate Bottled Valle de Casablanca (2018) $13/$42

Alta Vista, Estate Torrontés $11/$36

Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Diamond Collection Chardonnay Pavilion $6/$20

Barboursville Vineyards, Chardonnay Reserve Virginia $7/$22

Barboursville Vineyards, Pinot Grigio $7/$22

Horton Vineyard Viognier (2018) $7/$22

Château Ste. Michelle, Rosé Columbia Valley (2019) $6/$20

Beso del Sol, White Sangria

Beso del Sol, Sangria $5/$20

G.H. Mumm, Champagne Grand Cordon $12/$55

Mumm Napa, Cuvée M Méthode Traditionelle Napa Valley $8/$35
Wine Splits (187ML)

Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi, Merlot $5

Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi, Pinot Grigio $5

Mixed Drinks

Bloody Mary, housemade mix and vodka $12
Mimosa, champagne and orange juice


Miller Lite $4
Corona Extra
Buskey Hard Cider
White Claw Mango
White Claw Black Cherry
Sierra Nevada Hazy IPA

Porch Dining

The Henry Clay Inn - Outdoor Porch Seating

Reservations are recommended and walk-ins are based on availability. Please call us to make your reservation at (804)-798-3100.

We are dedicated to providing our guests with the safest and most quality dining experience possible in this ever-changing environment. Currently our seating is outside on the porch with ample space between each table or inside in one of our private dining rooms.

Keeping our guests and members of our team safe is our top priority. We stringently clean and sanitize all surfaces, tables, chairs, bathrooms and common areas. We take extra special care to follow all COVID-19 guidelines outlined by the CDC and local health authorities. It is our policy to require guests to wear masks when not eating or drinking. In addition, we ask you to maintain a safe social-distance of six feet or more from anyone not in your party.

Curbside Pickup

The Henry Clay Inn - Caesar Salad to go

Please call us to place your to-go order at (804)-798-3100.

When you arrive, call us and we’ll bring your order out to you.

GF = gluten free; GFO = gluten free option; VG = vegetarian

The Henry Clay Inn® is pleased to offer a variety of gluten-free options; however, we are not a gluten-free restaurant and cannot ensure that cross contamination will never occur. Please let us know if you have any food allergies. Your health, safety, and well-being are our top priority.

Service Charge of 18% will be placed on all groups of 8 or more. We are unable to prepare separate checks for groups of 6 or more.

COVID-19 Policy
The health, safety, and welfare of our staff is our number one priority. We are strictly conforming to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines. In accordance with government guidance you may not enter our interior or exterior properties if you have any of the following symptoms: Fever of 99.5ºF or higher (when measured without the use of a fever reducing medicine), a cough that is new, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell, diarrhea or nausea, chills, or unexplained muscle aches. This also applies if you or someone you live with have been in close contact with someone with COVID-19 within the last 21 days or if you are currently advised by a government agency or physician to isolate or self-quarantine. We ask that guests wear face masks when not consuming food or drinks, please maintain a social distance of 6 feet away from anyone not in your group, and please use hand sanitizer or soap and water before and after eating to help us maintain a more sanitary facility.