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

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

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.

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coffee with small spoon

The Notary

Daily, 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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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