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Keep savoring.

We take our food seriously. Dining at The Forest is an everyday treat. When you get right down to it, good food and great company can make any day better. We’ve got you covered with both!

Dining at The Forest offers lots of tasty options. We work with top chefs and a registered dietitian to prepare wholesome, interesting food. Moreover, our offerings come from a wide variety of cultures and traditions.

Gather your friends and share a fun, lively meal in four distinct settings:

The Heartwood Café
Enjoy fresh-baked pizza, sandwiches, salad bar, desserts, and interesting items from around the world.

The Rosewood Room
Satisfy your hunger in a more formal setting. Choose from a delicious dinner menu, updated daily, as well as an extensive wine list.

Greenwoods Fresh Cut Restaurant
Dine in an intimate open-kitchen restaurant, serving steakhouse favorites.

The Taproot Club
Sip a tasty drink by the fireplace. Enjoy casual dining at the spacious bar. Play your friends in a game of pool. Catch a sporting event on the big-screen TV. Above all, relax.

If you desire something new and exciting off-campus, there are plenty of options around our community! Each month, many of our residents enjoy “Tasting the Triangle” meals, visiting local eateries and hot spots to taste the many unique and mouthwatering foods our area has to offer. We’re pretty proud of our town’s incredible dining scene; Southern Living magazine named Durham “the South’s tastiest town,” and we agree!

A group of residents dining at The Forest.