• history & awards

    The Bedford Village Inn and Restaurant, whose foundations are rooted deeply in New England history is New Hampshire’s longest running recipient of the AAA Four Diamond Award, Award of Excellence from DiRona (Distinguished Restaurants of North America), and Wine Spectator’s Best Of  Award of Excellence. It was recently voted Best Restaurant in the State and Best Brunch offered in New Hampshire.

    list of awards

    AAA Four Diamond Award
    - Inn and Restaurant
    - 24th Consecutive Year

    - New Hampshire’s Longest Running Recipient

    Mobil Travel Guide

    DiRona Award of Excellence

    -Distinguished Restaurants of North America

    Select Registry Member

    -Distinguished Inns of North America

    Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence

    -Since 1996

    Country Inns Magazine

    -Rated one of the "Top Ten Inns in the US"

    Innkeeper of the Year

    -New England Restaurants and Lodging Association

    Manchester Magazine

    -"The BEST place for a romantic dinner"

    Manchester Magazine

    -"The BEST OVERALL restaurant"

    WMUR – TV

    -"Cook’s Corner"

    Open Table

    -Diner’s Choice Award

    Yankee Magazine

    -Featured Article

    AAA News

    -"Restaurant Connoisseur’s Corner"

    RSVP Bon Appetite Magazine

    The Knot "Best of Weddings" 2013


    Brides.com 2010
    -Preferred Wedding Reception Site

    New Hampshire Magazine 2010
    -Reader’s poll “Best of Bride”

    New Hampshire Magazine 2011
    -Named to “Best of NH” Hall of Fame for being selected as “Best” for 10 years in a row

    New Hampshire Magazine 2011
    -Reader’s poll “Best of Fine Dining”

    New Hampshire Magazine 2011
    -Reader’s poll “Best Romantic Inn"

    Brides Boston Magazine
    -Featured in as a preferred site for Wedding Receptions and Ceremonies

    Boston Magazine
    -Featured article. “A Movable Feast.” “Places worth going out of your way for”

    A Guide to Good Eating
    -Best Restaurants in New England

    NECN TV Diner
    -Gold Plate Award

    Better Business Bureau Torch Award

    Boston Globe
    -Rated “Excellent”

    Wedding Wire Rated 2011

    Wedding Wire "Bride's Choice Award" 2012

    Wedding Wire "Bride's Choice Award" 2013  

    Wedding Wire "Couples' Choice Award" 2014                                          

    Applaud Magazine Voted Best in Food, Wine & Destinations 2011

    Most Recent Awards

    Parenting New Hampshire Magazine voted "Best Restaurant in New Hampshire."