A sublime dining experience is guaranteed at El Encanto, a Belmond Hotel. Playing host to some of the best restaurants in southern California, our passion for artisanal ingredients and exceptional flavors matches the region’s culinary abundance. Expect in-season herbs from our ocean-facing garden and fresh seafood caught daily from the shores below.
Make the most of Santa Barbara’s weather with a delectable dining experience at Belmond El Encanto.
Head to our hilltop gardens to savor an afternoon of alfresco dining, or tuck into a refreshing menu after a cooling dip in the pool.
Health & Safety Standards
At all times, and especially in this uncertain climate, we want to assure you that your safety and wellbeing, and that of our team, is our highest priority. Please visit our website for information on our dedication to the health and safety of our guests. https://www.belmond.com/legal/coronavirus
In addition, please review Belmond El Encanto's Health and Safety Directory for information on our amended services and amenities post reopening in response to COVID-19: https://belmondcdn.azureedge.net/pdfs/ELE-Health-and-Safety-Directory.pdf
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