Welcome to Bannister's Wharf

Come to the Wharf for a special shop, a favorite restaurant, or simply for the pleasure of being here. On the Wharf there is much to share, to savor, and to celebrate. Please don't just take our word for it... come visit! Until then, welcome to Bannister's Wharf on line!Contact & Directions

Wharf Shopping & Accommodations

Twenty stores, boutiques, and galleries line the wharf, together with a selection of waterfront guestrooms and suites which overlook our exclusive marina. We provide an interesting and comfortable place for you, your family, and your boat.View Shops : Guest Room Information

Marina & Cruises

Once a host for the America's Cup boats, Bannister's Wharf is a 30 slip deep water marina with floating docks as well as a 280 foot fixed pier. The coveted marina is located at the wharf's end, and welcomes sail and power boats, both large and small. Marina Information : Available Cruises


At the center of Bannister's Wharf is The Clarke Cooke House – Newport's legendary waterfront restaurant. We offer elegant dining on The Porch and SkyBar, casual fare in The Candy Store and Bistro, dancing in The Boom Boom Room.   

Proper dress required for all upper level dining including, The Bistro, 12m Yacht Club Room, The Porch and the Skybar.

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Private Dining
The Clarke Cooke House loves a party! We have unique areas available for your event both Winter and Summer.

 Friday Night: DJ Reggie in the Bistro

Saturday Night:  Live Music & Dancing in the Boom Boom Room