What is the scene like at the Green Room?

Answers from Our Experts (1)

Pam George

The ambiance at Hotel du Pont’s Green Room is nothing short of sumptuous. The intimate entryway, lined with Italian mosaic tile, opens into the dramatic two-and-half-story dining room. Arched windows soar toward the deeply coffered ceiling. Gold chandeliers, weighing 2,500 pounds each, join ornate sconces on the fumed oak-paneled walls to softly illuminate the space.

There are white linens on tables and, on one visit, yellow orchids captured in tall glass vases. With its tablecloths and sweeping floor-to-ceiling drapes, the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Wilmington restaurant isn’t designed to create a loud buzz of conversation: You’ll hear musicians in the minstrel’s gallery. Instead, this is the place for a romantic meal, a productive business dinner or a celebration. The DuPont Theatre is just down the hall, so chances are good that if you time it right, you’ll spot a celebrity or two.

Related Questions