Thursday, September 22, 2016

Biltmore Breakfast Room

When I visited the Biltmore House, the Breakfast Room was one of my favorite rooms.

The lighting was not good so my images aren't the best. 

I read there are three generations of china and crystal stored in Biltmore House, and much of it is more than 100 years old. The china is stored in glass cupboards in the two-story Butler's Pantry. 

The guide said they ate breakfast and some luncheons in this room. Can you imagine sitting down to this gorgeous table. What an honor that must have been. BTW the flowers are all fresh and grown on the estate.

I am sure you are noticing the white linens on the table. I'm not sure what china is used on the table but I doubt it is the fine china from the Biltmore collections. It may stay in the butler's pantry since it is so fragile and old.

I couldn't get a shot of the entire room on my iPhone so I have borrowed an image from Romantic  to share with you.

I did get a pic of the ornate ceiling. There were so many people of the tour, it was difficult to take pics and the lighting made it worse. At least they did allow pictures to be taken. 

There you have the Breakfast Room at the Biltmore House. Thanks for stopping by - Judy.

Great parties I am linking to:

Amaze Me Monday @ Dwellings
Met Monday @ Between Naps on the Porch
Mosaic Monday @ Normandy Life on Sunday evening
Show and Share @ Coastal Charm
Celebrate Your Story @ Sweet Sensations

Inspire Me Tuesday @ A Stroll Thru Life on Tuesday
The Scoop @ Stone Gable Blog
You're Gonna Love It Tuesday @ Kathe With an E
Tweak It Tuesday @ Cozy Little House
Sizzle into Summer@ DIY by Design

Wow Us Wednesdays @ Savvy Southern Style on Tuesday evening

Share Your Cup Thursday @ Have A Cup of Mrs. Olson on Wed. evenings 
Share Your Style Link Party @ 21 Rosemary Lane on Wed. evenings

Simple & Sweet Fridays @ Rooted in Thyme

Tablescape Thursday @ Between Naps on the Porch
Favorite Things Thursday @ Katherine's Corner
Home and Garden Thursday @ A Delightsome Life
Home Sweet Home @ The Charm of Home on Thursday
Inspiration Thursday @ In The New House

Feathered Nest Friday @ The French Country Cottage
Foodie Friday & Everything Else @ Rattlebridge Farm
The Bouquet of Talent Party @ Life on Lakeshore Drive - Saturday
DIY Sunday Showcase @ The Interior Frugalista - Saturday
Sundays at Home @ Love of Home on Saturday

Table It Link Party @ Life and Linda
Inspiration Monday @ Our Southern Home 

Dishing It and Digging It @ Rustic & Refined on Sundays


  1. We love to visit the Biltmore and tour the house. There's SO much to see and it's hard to imagine it being a real home that people lived in, isn't it? I love being on the veranda looking out over the land. Beautiful views! Hugs!

  2. The Biltmore is one of those places that reminds me how different life can be. It is always interesting to glimpse another era and imagine living in such style.

  3. Love your post and your photo's. I loved touring the Biltmore and the gardens. We had to drive about 2,000 miles to get there (we were actually driving to Georgia to visit our son) It was in Spring and I would love to see it in all seasons. Your post brought back great memories for me. Love it!

  4. We've only been to the Biltmore once, and it was so amazing. WE've often discussed going back. I'd LOVE to see it dressed for Christmas - I bet that is stunning.

    Thanks for sharing - and reminding me- that we do need to plan on going back.

    Sorry I have been MIA. Miss blogdom. Hugs. ♥

  5. Oh, wouldn't you love to get in the Butler's Pantry!! Dianne

  6. The two times that I've toured the house, taking photos was not allowed. I wondered if the fact that you were with a guide made a difference? Also, do you know if would you have been allowed to take pics with a regular camera instead of your phone? I adore the Biltmore estate. I have extensive photos of the grounds and surrounding land. I would adore the ability to take photos inside the house. Yes, Christmas is entirely worth the second trip, and The Biltmore Inn is one of my all time favorite hotels. Thanks for taking us along for a peek. Cherry Kay

  7. Biltimore house looks lovely and yes I can imagine sitting at the table. Would lobe to see the real china... Sounds like there is a lot of it... Thanks for sharing with love Janice Happy Sunday

  8. I've never been there. Would love to! They just don't make them like that anymore. The architecture is amazing!

    Thanks for sharing and linking up at Dishing It & Digging It. We enjoy seeing your creativity each week! :)