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THE RESTAURANT

Open Monday through Saturday 11:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m, until 10 p.m.

Our kitchen enjoys an exceptional reputation built on the creative talents of our chefs. The menu is American, although our executive chef Regan Browell draws inspiration from her native New Zealand and international travels. Whether you’re enjoying Southern breezes poolside, the cozy club setting of our lobby or relaxing in our dining room, rest assured that your meal is memorable and your service is prompt and cheerful.

The Willcox has received high honors for sustainability and is routinely recognized by Wine SpectatorBest Chefs of America and our community for our food, cocktails and staff. Come break bread with us. The experience is unpretentious and remarkably delicious.

MENUS

BRUNCH


Sundays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Today’s soup, cup or bowl … 5/7

Chilled gazpacho, queso fresco, avocado, cup or bowl … 5/7

Caesar salad , baby gem, parmesan, bacon, garlic croutons, soft boiled egg, white anchovies … 7/10

Summer salad, peach, pickled green tomato, corn, arugula, basil, white balsamic vinaigrette  … 7/10

Fruit and yogurt, strawberry and peach, chia Greek yogurt, oat pecan crunch  … 7

Avocado smash, heirloom tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, chili, lemon, grilled grain bread, poached egg … 12

Chilaquiles, corn tortilla, chorizo black bean gravy, avocado, fried eggs, queso fresco, cilantro, green onion … 10

Carrot cake pancake, cream cheese butter cream, toasted walnuts, maple syrup … 10

Summer corn and bacon waffle, pimento cheese, roasted tomato, poached eggs … 12

Hashbrown stack, house made pork breakfast sausage, over easy fried eggs, American cheese … 12

Egg white omelet, zucchini, cherry tomato, basil, goat cheese white or grain … 8 

French toast, thick cut brioche, cranberry apple preserve, whipped yogurt, blueberry maple syrup  9

Eggs on toast, fried, poached or scrambled, white or grain toast … 6

Eggs Benedict

two poached eggs on toasted white, hollandaise sauce

w/ bacon …  10

w/ spinach …  9

w/ smoked salmon … 11

PEI mussels, sweet baby bell peppers, roasted tomato and fennel sauce, grilled bread  … 9/13

Ramen noodle bowl,  shiitake broth, bok choy, snow peas, sprouts, scallion, shiitake mushroom, cilantro, chili  10

Beef burger, lettuce, diced onions, American cheese, b&b pickles, comeback  sauce, fries or slaw 12

SIDES

Potato hash 3   | Cheesy grits 3     |   Bacon 4   | Cheddar jalapeno sausage 4   |   Oatmeal 4   |  White or grain toast 2   |   Fries 3   | Seasonal slaw  3

BRUNCH DRINKS

Bloody Mary 8 | Sparkling pomegranate 8
Ginger shandy 9 | Dominicana 10

SEASONAL SMOOTHIES

Berry Blast, mixed berries, orange, pomegranate, chia seed  … 5

Banana Oat, banana, oats, dates, cinnamon, hemp seeds, almond milk … 5

Green Machine, spinach, granny smith apple, banana, flax seed …  5

COFFEE

Proudly serving Counter Culture coffee
Drip coffee 3.5 | Espresso 3.5 | Cappuccino 4 | Latte 4.5

TEA FORTE TEA

Earl grey  4 | English breakfast  4 | Estate darjeeling 4 | Green leaf 4

BITES


Available daily from 11:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. 

Our Bites Menu offers a light snack for one or a selection to share among friends.

Chicken liver pâté, port wine gelée, toasted bread … 10

Crispy calamari, sweet chili sauce, lime … 8

Chilli, sweet peppers & basil shrimp, cold rice noodle bundle, cilantro … 8

Buratta, sweet pea pesto, grilled bread …8

Grilled mahon cheese, chorizo, summer peach jam, grilled chibatta … 12

New Zealand lamb lollipop chops, smoky pickled okra, tomato saffron marmalade … 17

Hummus, harris carrots, herb feta crumb, pita bread  GFO … 7

Shrimp ceviche, corn, avocado, tomato, cilantro, chipotle creme … 8

Parmesan truffle fries …  5                      

Roasted chicken wings, Korean bbq butter, scallion …  9

Lox board, pastrami seasoned smoked salmon, rye crumble, deviled egg, b&b pickle confetti … 14

DESSERT


Available daily from 11:30 a.m. until 10 p.m.

We offer mouth-watering desserts to complete the perfect dining experience. But if desserts aren’t for you, try our selection of fine cheeses.

All desserts are made fresh in-house.

DESSERTS

Peach and blackberry cardamom sponge cake pudding … 7

Lemon mascarpone, candied almonds

Pecan butter and jelly … 8

Pecan butter and chocolate truffle, raspberry jelly, pecan oat berry cookie crumb, frozen chocolate parfait

Ice Cream Cup 7/12

Ask your server about our flavor this week or take a pint to go!

Espresso martini … 8

Espresso ice cream, Kahlua cake, chocolate coffee mousse, honey comb

Deep fried brownie bite … 2

HOLIDAY MENUS


Easter Buffet 2017

$37++pp

Children under 12, $12++

10am-3pm 

Selection of croissants and warm bread sticks, pecan and raisin cinnamon rolls

Belgium waffles with blueberry maple syrup and fresh blue berries

Crispy bacon

Scrambled eggs

Egg Benedict with Canadian ham

Curry sweet potato and broccoli salad with cashews

Romaine lettuce, crisp bacon, avocado, croutons, egg, Parmesan dressing

Sticky bourbon and pineapple glazed ham on the bone, Dijon mustard

Salmon filet, baby peas and asparagus, feta and lemon crumble

Marmalade glazed baby carrots, candied pecans

Cheese manicotti, bolognaise, mozzarella

Cheesecake mousse, strawberries, graham cracker crunch

Chocolate fondant cake, toasted coconut and chocolate rough

Italian almond tart, ricotta cream

Carrot cake with cream cheese frosting and Persian fairy floss

Selection of Easter eggs, marshmallow and French macaroons

MOTHERS DAY BRUNCH 2017

$37++ / $12++ children 12 and under

10am-3pm

Sweet scones, breakfast muffins, turnovers, homemade butter toasted English muffins V

Vanilla Greek yogurt chai seed pudding, coconut, almonds, raspberries V,GF

Selection of summer berries and fruit V,GF

Baked French toast, blueberry maple, pecan crumble V

Tomato and camembert pie V

Egg Benedict with Canadian ham

Watercress salad with smoked salmon, garden peas, egg, horseradish vinaigrette GF

Southwestern salad – romaine, tomato, corn, black beans, avocado, crispy corn tortilla, creamy cilantro dressing V

Roasted salmon fillet, green and white asparagus, lemon, herb and anchovy butter GF

Mushroom and garden green pea, roasted red onion pasta, gorgonzola V

White wine and thyme roasted cage free whole chicken, gravy

Lemon pepper roasted baby potato V,GF

Fresh spring vegetable selection tossed with olive oil and garden herbs V,GF

Assorted pralines and macaroons

Banoffee tarts – banana, caramel, cream and chocolate

Victoria sponge – sponge cake layered with jam, cream and strawberries

Chocolate layer cake, almond praline

Cheesecake mousse, lemon curd, crispy meringue GF

Christmas Eve at The Willcox 2016

Served 5 to 9 p.m.

$45 per person; kids’ menu available for children 12 and under.

Call (803) 648-1898 to make reservations.

Starters

Gin and tonic cured salmon, winter citrus and fennel caprese salad or…

Cauliflower and roasted chestnut soup, pancetta brioche soldiers

Entrees

Trout, parsnip puree, buttered Swiss chard, currant, pine nut and chestnut relish or…

Grilled NY strip steak, roasted butternut, apple and goat cheese bread and butter pudding, crispy Brussel sprouts, jus or…

Caramelised onion and black pepper gnudi, onion broth, crispy leeks, mushrooms, Parmesan

Dessert

Spiced sticky date and caramel cakes, banana fosters ice cream, rum maple syrup, almond or…

White chocolate mousse, raspberry Pollock, angle cake, vanilla bean cream, raspberry

NEW YEARS EVE 2016

5.30-10pm, $55pp
kids menu available for 12yrs and under

Starters

Saffron roasted cauliflower salad, crispy sesame crusted goat cheese, cashew nuts, baby spinach, lemon, garlic and turmeric dressing
or
Beef Carpaccio Japanese style, tempura oysters
or
Maple roasted pear, Point Reyes Bay blue cheese fondue, speck, endive, watercress and walnuts

Entrée

Braised roasted volcano pork shank, creamed sauerkraut, baked pasta
or
Fresh catch of the day, clams, chorizo, crispy potato, cilantro parsley pesto
or
Closed ricotta and Swiss chard cannelloni, sautéed mushroom, roasted garlic crème fraiche, poached egg, parmesan

Dessert

Caramelised white chocolate, ginger caramel and macadamia nut tart, pineapple compote, mango sorbet
or
Swirled chocolate meringue roularde, praline cream, espresso syrup, crispy caramel chocolate puff
or
Cheese plate for two: sweet grass dairy brie, jasper hill barley hazen blue, 5 spoke tumbleweed cheddar, white gold honey, crackers

LUNCH


Available daily from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

CHEESE

Hudson valley camembert (America, sheep and cow), wild blueberry preserve, rice wafer … 10

Blue ledge farm Middlebury blue (America, cow), date roll, toasted oat cracker … 10

Landaff creamery Landaff (America, cow), apple, apple wood smoked cracker … 12

Puigpedros (Spain, goat), candied walnuts, rice wafer  … 10

Enjoy all four seasonal cheeses with their accompaniments … 42

SOUPS & SALADS

Today’s soup, cup or bowl … 5/7

Chilled gazpacho, queso fresco, avocado, cup or bowl … 5/7

Caesar, baby gem, parmesan, bacon, garlic croutons, soft boiled egg, white anchovies … 7/10

Baby iceberg salad, bulgur wheat, tomato, cucumber, red onion, herbs, feta yogurt sauce … 7/10

Summer salad, peach, pickled green tomato, corn, arugula, basil, white balsamic vinaigrette … 7/10

Marinated beef Asian salad, carrot, pepper, red onion, sprouts, mixed lettuce leaves, crispy noodles, cashew nuts, mint, cilantro, nam jim dressing … 12

Add to your salad: house smoked salmon 5, grilled chicken 5, grilled salmon fillet 8, grilled shrimp 10 

SANDWICHES

Beef burger, lettuce, diced onions, American cheese, b&b pickles, comeback sauce, fries or slaw … 12

Fried chicken sandwich, Alabama white bbq sauce, b&b pickles, potato chips … 10

Soy marinated beef wrap, slaw, satay sauce, peanuts .. 10

FISH, FOWL, AND FARM

Fish and chips, cod, fries, malt vinegar mayo, lemon .. 11

Salmon fillet, black bean corn fritter, chimichurri … 13

Ramen noodle bowl, shiitake broth, bok choy, snow peas, sprouts, scallion, shiitake mushroom, cilantro, chili … 10

Add to your noodles: grilled chicken 5, grilled salmon fillet 8, grilled shrimp 10

Avocado on toast, free range poached eggs, chili flake dust … 8

Cheddar cornbread waffle BLT stack, cherry tomato, arugula, smoked jowl bacon, avocado, chipotle butter, maple … 10

Today’s pasta … 10

Tomato pimento cheese pie, spring leaves, red onion … 10

SIDES

Fries 3   | Seasonal slaw 3 | Simple salad 5 | Creamed spinach 5

SEASONAL SMOOTHIES

Berry Blast, mixed berries, orange, pomegranate, chia seed … 5

Banana Oat, banana, oats, dates, cinnamon, hemp seeds, almond milk … 5

Green Machine, spinach, granny smith apple, banana, flax seed … 5

COFFEE

Buona coffee
Drip coffee 3.5 | Espresso 3.5 | Cappuccino 3.5 | Latte 4

TEA FORTE TEA

Estate darjeeling 4 | English breakfast  4 |  Estate darjeeling  4 | Green leaf 4

DINNER


5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

CHEESE

Hudson valley camembert (America, sheep and cow), wild blueberry preserve, rice wafer… 10

Blue ledge farm Middlebury blue (America, cow), date roll, toasted oat cracker … 10

Landaff creamery Landaff (America, cow), apple, apple wood smoked cracker  …  12

Puigpedros (Spain, goat), candied walnuts, rice wafer  …  10

Enjoy all four seasonal cheeses with their accompaniments … 42

STARTERS

Today’s soup, cup or bowl … 5/7

Chilled gazpacho, queso fresco, avocado, cup or bowl 5/7

Caesar salad, baby gem, parmesan, bacon, garlic croutons, soft boiled egg, white anchovies  7/10

Baby iceberg salad, bulgur wheat, tomato, cucumber, red onion, herbs, feta yogurt sauce … 7/10

Summer salad, peach, pickled green tomato, corn, arugula, basil, white balsamic vinaigrette …  7/10

Fire roasted tomato, basil and mozzarella ravioli, red pepper, orange, arugula, sweet balsamic … 12

Shaved filet crudo, vegetable medley, bagna cauda … 10

Ricotta dumpling, shaved asparagus, pea tendrils … 11

PEI mussels, sweet baby bell peppers, roasted tomato and fennel sauce, grilled bread … 9/13

Add to your salad: house-smoked salmon … 5 grilled chicken … 5 grilled salmon fillet …10 grilled shrimp … 10

FISH, FOWL & FARM

Today’s fish  …  AQ 

Scallops, crispy polenta, cherry tomato, peach, blistered red onion, chimichurri … 26

Salmon fillet, warm salad of new potato, green beans, artichoke, sweet basil, prosciutto vinaigrette … 22

Today’s pasta …. 16

Ramen noodle bowl, shiitake broth, bok choy, snow pea, bean sprouts, scallion, shiitake mushroom, cilantro, chili … 16

Roasted Chicken breast, rice corn porridge, country ham, fresh mozzarella, pine nuts, poached egg … 20

Pork chop, black beans, jicama and mango slaw, citrus mojo … 22

Beef burger, lettuce, diced onions, American cheese, b&b pickles, comeback sauce, fries or slaw … 12

6 oz fillet mignon, broccolini, edamame, snow peas, green onion, oyster mushroom, Chinese black bean sauce … 27

10 oz NY strip steak, zucchini noodles, lemon, chilli, green tomatoes, creamy green olives, oregano ricotta … 27

Today’s butcher cut … AQ

SIDES

all sides 5 dollars each

Seasonal slaw | Simple salad | French fries, malt vinegar mayo | Creamed spinach | Stir fried bok choy and snow pea, chinese black bean sauce

KIDS


Available daily from 11:30 a.m. until 10 p.m.

Bring the kids because we’ve created a menu just for them, including entrees and desserts to delight their taste buds.

For children 12 and under

Entrees

Carrot and celery stick with Ranch … 4

Grilled cheese with fries … 6

Cheese burger with fries or green salad … 7

Mac and cheese … 5

Grilled chicken with baby new potato and garden peas … 7

Desserts

Vanilla ice cream with chocolate sauce … 4

Chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream … 5

Fruit cup … 4

PERFORMANCE DINNER MENU


Enjoy dinner before every Aiken Performing Arts and Aiken Community Playhouse show. The menu is available on performance nights only, and you must present your ticket to receive this offer. Reservations should be made by 6 p.m., so there’s plenty of time to enjoy your meal. Dinner is $24 per person. Tax and gratuity not included.

(Choice of two courses)

Starters

Baby iceberg salad

bulgur wheat, tomato, cucumber, red onion, herbs, feta yogurt dressing

Today’s soup

our creation for the day

Entrées

Chicken

warm nicoise salad – baby potato, green beans, cherry tomato, grilled red onion olives, basil, poached egg   

Pasta of the day

Desserts

House made ice cream cup

Chocolate molten cake

vanilla ice cream, candied almonds, chocolate sauce

PICNICS & PLATTERS
TO-GO


Just for you (For one and include a bottled water)

Signature Caesar salad

Chopped baby gem with crispy bacon, parmesan garlic croutons, parmesan cheese, white anchovies, Caesar salad dressing … $15

Salad supper

Baby spinach salad with apple, almonds, goat cheese, cranberries, pomegranate molasses vinaigrette and grilled chicken breast … $15

California Classic

Sundried tomato hummus, flatbreads, Carrot and celery sticks with ranch Shrimp and avocado summer roll, sweet chili sauce … $15.5

Southern

Biscuits, pasta salad, deviled eggs and country ham … $15.5

Ploughman’s

Crusty baguette, wedge of cheddar, chicken liver pate, pickles, chutney, sliced ham … $18.5

Salad & Sandwich

Mason jar chopped salad with balsamic vinaigrette, Chefs inspired chicken salad sandwich … $18.5

Winter Warmer

Bowl of soup, Fillet of beef sandwich with Dijon mustard and arugula … $20

Add a little something! 

Mason jar pie- individual maple bourbon brown butter peach pie … $8

Cookies … $4

Brownies … $5

Seasonal diced fruit … $6

Chicken liver plate, grilled bread … $10

Seasonal hummus, flatbread … $7

Triple cream brie, grapes, wafers … $12

BEVERAGES

Bottled water & soft drinks … $2

Ice Tea … $2

Lemonade …$2

Invite Some Friends (serves up to 10 people)

STARTERS

Caesar salad with croutons, parmesan, bacon, caesar dressing … $50

Mixed green salad with vegetables and balsamic vinaigrette … $40

Pimento cheese $16 Blue cheese and walnut spread … $20

Seasonal hummus … $25

All dips served with flatbread or melba toast

PLATTERS

Crudities selection, hummus and ranch $25

Grilled asaparagus with sweet balsamic and olive oil $30

Chicken liver pate $50

Cheese – selection of European and domestic, accompanied with fresh and dried fruits, nuts and spreads … $75

Poached shrimp (2 lbs), cocktail sauce, remoulade and lemon … $70

Smoked salmon, dill spread, marbled rye, pickled red onion … $100

Poached salmon filet, lemon herb sauce, red onion, capers … $75

Roasted beef tenderloin, baguette, mustards, horseradish crème … $125

Fruit – selection and seasonal sliced fruit and berries, yogurt honey sauce … $30

All platters served with flatbread or melba toast

ENTRÉES

Pimento cheese mac and cheese … $50

Sheppard’s pie with carrots and peas, potato top … $80

Meatballs with marinara and pasta … $70

SWEETS

Selection of cookies … $20

Vanilla cupcakes with chocolate frosting … $30

Chocolate brownies … $25

SKIP THE GROCERY STORE


Last-minute get together or simply too hot to cook, pick up snacks or a meal to feed your group.  Priced per person.  Simply call the restaurant and place your order.  Ready in 45 minutes.

Chilled gazpacho soup, queso fresco, avocado,  cup or bowl  …   5/7 per person

Chicken liver pate, port wine gelee, toasted bread  …  10 /person

Roasted chicken wings, Korean BBQ butter, scallion  GF   …  9 /person

Lollipop lamb chops, smoky pickled okra, tomato marmalade GF …  17 /person

Caesar salad, baby gem, parmesan, bacon, garlic croutons, soft boiled egg, white anchovies … 7/10 per person

Summer salad, peach, corn, green tomato, basil, arugula, white balsamic vinaigrette … 7/10 per person GF

Ice berg salad, bulgur wheat, tomato, cucumber, herbs, red onion, feta yogurt dressing GFO     … 7/10 per person

ADD TO YOUR SALAD  grilled chicken … 5, grilled salmon filet … 10,  grilled shrimp … 10

Today’s pasta  … IQ

GREEN PRACTICES

The Restaurant at The Willcox is committed to seasonal cooking and procuring ingredients that are grown and harvested from sustainable and local food sources whenever possible.  We are proud to be partners with the following sustainable suppliers; Yon Farms, Niman Ranch, Coleman’s, Sea2Table and Keegan Fillion Farms

Executive Chef Regan Browell takes great pride in making almost everything from-scratch. The result is a menu that is free of processed and chemically preserved foods, and a kitchen that’s virtually free of food being delivered using plastic containers.

The Restaurant disposes of waste conscientiously and creatively by making “reduce/reuse/recycle” our standard operating procedure. Our menu has been printed on 30% post consumer recycled fiber paper, take-away containers are created using 100% recycled product and our used cooking oil is collected and converted into biodiesel fuel.

The Restaurant at The Willcox is committed to reducing our environmental impact and increasing our use of sustainable resources, while providing the finest and freshest foods for our guests.

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABILITY.

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RECOGNITION

  • AWARD OF EXCELLENCE — Wine Spectator
  • BEST CHEFS OF AMERICA:REGAN BROWELL — Best Chefs America
  • MOST ROMANTIC RESTAURANT — Aiken Standard
  • BEST WAIT STAFF — Aiken Standard
  • BEST BRUNCH — Aiken Standard
  • PLACE TO SEE AND BE SEEN DURING HAPPY HOUR — Augusta Magazine
  • BEST ORIGINAL CREATION COCKTAIL — Augusta Magazine
  • GREEN EARTHKEEPING AWARD — SC Hospitality Association
  • THREE PALMETTO CERTIFICATION — SC Green Hospitality Association