MSN Lifestyle: 50 Best Steakhouses in America
Gamekeeper has been named one of the 50 Best Steakhouses in America on MSN Lifestyle’s website. “Although Raleigh and Charlotte certainly have their fair share of steakhouses, you might want to wind your way up into the Appalachian mountains for more rustic ambience…”
August 2016


The Gamekeeper Honored for 9th consecutive year with AAA Four Diamond AwardJanuary 2015

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Since article published: AAA Four Diamond Award 2016; Ten Consecutive Years


Named one of the “most delicious, chart-topping restaurant in the Tar Heel state” by Only In North Carolina.
March 2015


The Gamekeeper Receives the OpenTable Diners’ Choice Award
OpenTable, who provides online dining reservations and guest management systems for restaurants, designated The Gamekeeper as one of the best restaurants in our area.  The  award is not random or subjective; OpenTable Diners’ Choice winners are selected according to real feedback from diners.
April 2015


Culture Trip Names The Gamekeeper
One of the Ten Best Restaurants in NC
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April 2015


“I have stumbled upon an alcoholic gem in the heart of the High Country. That gem, which by the way is one of the best restaurants in the region, is The Gamekeeper. What was once the cabin of the Camp Director of Yonahlossee, is now a haven for unique meats, amazing culinary creations and, yes, a damn impressive martini menu.”
—Sam Calhoun, Shout Magazine


“Wendy and Ken jokingly call their fare high-dollar hash,” but they are to be toasted for their reliance on Southern tradition and regional products, composing what they call “modern mountain cuisine.”
—Fred Sauceman, Marquee Magazine


“I’ve been fortunate enough to dine at The Gamekeeper.  Trust me, it’s worth maneuvering a few curves to get here.”
—Katherine Touchstone Dickson, All About Women Magazine


“Over the past several years, the restaurant has come to be known not only for its game dishes – ostrich, buffalo, pheasant, venison – but also for an eclectic mix of traditional Southern and funky nouveau, with hints of Asian and a focus on locally and organically grown produce.”— Our State Magazine


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