The Clarke Cooke House
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Welcome to The Clarke Cooke House. Renowned for its innovative cuisine, it is legendary as a spot to meet and greet. For locals and visitors alike, the Clarke Cooke House is the quintessential Newport experience.
The Clarke Cooke House is a multi-layered feast. In our 18th-century building one can dine in romantic elegance on The Porch, high above the assembled yachts, or casually relax at harbor level in The Candy Store. For the smart set there are intimate cocktails at The SkyBar. In season, sample the delights of Summer Sushi or marvel at symphonic sunsets from The Midway Bar. The room for all seasons is The Club Room, a favored spot for private dinner parties be they corporate or social. During the Summer, The Bistro opens its wall of windows and welcomes in the sights and sounds of Bannister's Wharf. The temperature is always high on the dance floor of The Boom Boom Room beneath The Candy Store.
We are serious about our food. The freshest seafood, the most flavorful beef, the best regional produce – Chef Ted Gidley uses these to create imaginative dishes. Inspired by his experience in the finest French kitchens, his cooking remains true to our seaside New England heritage. Our award-winning wine list, with over 400 selections, ranges from simple and satisfying regional wines to sumptuous vintage Bordeaux treasures. It provides the perfect gustatory complement to an afternoon burger waterside or an exquisite sautéed lobster in the elegance of The SkyBar.
We've been hosts to royalty and yachting stars, captains of industry and charming scalawags, to occasions whimsical and outrageous. Whether a quiet dinner or late night revelry, our goal has always been to hospitably cater to our guests with great food, professional service, and a sophisticated environment. The Clarke Cooke House lends its unique charm to meetings and celebrations. Our dining rooms and porches can accommodate corporate groups, victorious America's Cup crews, and family gatherings.