Dine in the romantic mansion that Captain Ebeneezer Linnell built for his bride in 1840. With a sprawling lawn and gardens filled with wisteria and lavender, this stately home is a favorite spot for Cape Cod wedding receptions and rehearsal dinners. The restaurant serves dinner nightly from 5pm. Off the beaten path and just a short walk to Skaket Beach, the location is secluded and romantic. Stately gardens with a gazebo offer the perfect private and romantic setting for garden wedding ceremonies.
Under the ownership of the Conways, the historic Captain Linnell House seems to have found the tender loving care this venerable building needed to restore it to its rightful place as one of the Cape Cod’s most distinguished dining spots. Bill and Shelly Conway, a couple with visionary imagination and big hearts took on this neglected building with total commitment to restoring it to its former grandeur. After 28 years of hard work, the building has been restored to its former glory as a clipper-ship captain’s mansion.
Chef-Owner Bill Conway laid the groundwork for his culinary accolades the traditional way by apprenticing to a classically trained chef. Bill has been featured in Gourmet magazine, the New York Times, Yankee Magazine’s Travel Guide. “Great American food, ” is how he describes his own variations on his classical training. Zagats has rated the Captain Linnell House as exceptional – its highest ranking.
The Captain Linnell House offers an intimate setting for your cape cod wedding reception, cape cod outdoor wedding, beach wedding and garden wedding ceremony , rehearsal dinner, family event or corporate functions. The chef will work with you on your menu so that your guests, and you, will consider your wedding “the best”. Near Skaket Beach (great for photos) and with a gazebo garden for ceremonies or cocktail parties, this acclaimed restaurant is the “real” Cape Cod.