Gastonia Dining

Fueled By Southern Flavors

The Esquire Hotel takes dining seriously.  Whether you are inhaling a freshly brewed espresso from The Notary, savoring a delicious creation from Barrister's, or sipping a sunset cocktail on the rooftop, you are guaranteed to have an authentic and flavorful experience delivered with exceptional service. 

new mahi plate with grains and veggies

Barrister's

Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday 11:00AM - 9:00PM

Open for lunch and dinner, our lobby-level restaurant serves approachable, ingredient-driven cuisine that is thoughtfully sourced from artisan producers and rooted in Southern Appalachian history. Dine at butcher block tables set beneath a soaring 20-foot ceiling, savoring Southern-inspired comfort food.

Corkage Fee $15

Outside Dessert Fee $3 per person with a minimum of $25

All parties of 8 or more guest are subject to 20% added gratuity.

Barrister's is available for private events which may interrupt our typical dining schedule, upcoming dates we are closed to the public include:

January 27th, 2023 

February 4th, 2023 

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Delivery with DoorDash

coffee with small spoon

The Notary

Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday 7:00AM to 3:00PM

Sunday 7:00AM to 11:00PM

The Notary, our basement-level coffee shop, is a popular gathering spot for breakfast against a backdrop of original exposed brick dating back the building's days as a bank.

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