Food is the ingredient that binds us together

At Castle in the Country, every day seems like Valentine’s Day! Our romantic B&B has been the magical setting for many special occasions such as proposals, honeymoons, anniversaries, even small weddings and elopements. The charm of our elegant guest rooms combined with eclectic decor, two-person jetted tubs, cozy fireplaces, and warm and inviting service make for the perfect romantic getaway.

Food is a big part of our life here at Castle in the Country and we know our guests are big food lovers as well. Each morning all our guests get to enjoy a gourmet breakfast prepared by our amazing chefs and served at your own table for two.

Do you spend too much time searching online for the best place for dinner? Our innkeepers will help you find the perfect places for every part of your romantic getaway! Our favorite Southwest Michigan restaurants are known for their locally sourced ingredients, farm-to-table cuisine, and romantic atmosphere.

Sir Lancelot Suite King Bed

When you arrive after booking your guestroom or suite at Castle in the Country, our Innkeepers are ready to give you some of the best food options available!

For those of you that want a more customized experience, see our Packages page. The Royal Treatment Package includes a 60 minute side by side couples massage, a picnic basket, dinner at one of our top 3 favorite restaurants, and gourmet breakfast tray in your room. The Celebration Package, which is the ultimate package, includes dinner in your guest room on your arrival night, a luxurious 90 minute side by side couples massage time,  also dinner at one of our top 3 favorite restaurants, and gourmet breakfast tray in your room.

If you’ve already booked one of these packages, please call our Innkeepers (269-673-8054) to make your selection and time for this romantic dinner voucher for two at one of the best of the best restaurants in our area! Keep reading to see your options in bold below!


Chef preparing a plate of food

Butch’s Dry Dock is located 30 minutes away in Holland, Michigan. They are perfect for a classy and romantic dinner for two. Our guests always come back having had a great experience! Butch’s is an amazing local hot spot known for their upscale yet comforting cuisine and specialty cocktails. They even have an underground speakeasy, ask your innkeeper for the secret password to get in!

Salt of the Earth is located in Fennville, Michigan, about 25 minutes away. Salt of the Earth is widely known in the area for their seasonal menu featuring locally sourced farm-to-table ingredients and their amazing wood fired oven used to make homemade pizza and bread. With such friendly service and amazing food it’s no surprise that they were featured on Food Network within the first year of opening! Sunday nights they even have live music performances from local musicians.

Bacon burgerMore casual options in our area are Schaendorf Brewery Company in Allegan, owned and operated by a 2nd generation of beef farmers featuring amazing ingredients from their own farm. Principle Food & Drink located in downtown Kalamazoo is the sister restaurant of Salt of the Earth and has a classy yet casual feel to it, featuring unique and creative dishes and cocktails. Waverly Stone Gastropub located in downtown Holland is another great little spot that’s perfect if you’re looking for something a bit more casual but still want an elegant and unique dish. Their menu is composed of upscale comfort food with a creative spin. In Plainwell Michigan, not far from our B&B, hides one of the areas most unknown and amazing restaurants, Four Roses Cafe. At Four Roses, you’ll find a very casual atmosphere with creative and delicious dishes and the biggest dessert menu in the area! To join the wait-list for reserving a table, look here. Closest to our B&B is The Grill House, a very casual grill-your-own steakhouse also featuring a pub with an extensive menu; a classic spot that our repeat guests love.

Looking to grab a drink after your special dinner for two? Head to Bell’s Brewery in downtown Kalamazoo for some of Southwest Michigan’s most popular craft beer or if you’re close to the B&B, stop by Tantrick Brewery in Allegan, featuring live music and a large list of amazing home-brews on tap. New Holland Brew Pub in Holland is also widely known for their craft beers and you’ll be sure to find one you will love!

No matter what time of year, Castle in the Country is here to make your romantic getaway one you’ll always treasure. Call us today to book your trip or to add a package on to your existing reservation!

Couple drinking wine by the fireplace