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The Food

We aim to serve straightforward food with an emphasis on quality and simple artistry. In addition to using fresh fruit, berries and vegetables during the growing season from our own organic garden, we have established a working relationship with a local farmer and a meat and egg producer who deliver fresh produce and free-range eggs, bacon and sausage to the Inn.

The Brampton was a peach plantation during its heyday in the 19th century. In season no breakfast or afternoon tea will be complete without that delicious fruit and you can look forward to something “peachy” every day of the week. Danielle is a proud member of the Eight Broads in the Kitchen, a group of eight innkeepers and friends who love to share their passion for good food.

We can accommodate the following special diets with 24 hours notice: Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Low-carb and Low-fat.


Breakfast in bed is available to our guests staying in the cottages upon request.

Please view our sample menu below, or browse a few of our recipes to use in your own kitchen.


Eastern Shore Bed and Breakfast

Sample Menu

  • Orange or cranberry juice
  • Daily changing freshly baked pastries
  • Daily changing fruit course

Choice of:

  • Cook’s whim – sweet choice
  • Cook’s whim – savory choice
  • Eggs your way (always available)
  • Greek yogurt with homemade gluten-free granola and fresh, in-season fruit
  • Oatmeal with dried fruit compote and toasted nuts
  • Daily changing breakfast meat

Choice of hot beverage

Try a few of our recipes:

“We couldn’t feel more at home than we do here. Michael and Danielle are lovely people. The breakfast is outstanding. We could go on and on, but we’re sure the guests will find out for themselves what a treasure they found here at the Brampton.”

~ Marion and Paul, NY

Tea Time and Social Hour

Every day at our romantic getaway in Maryland, afternoon tea is served buffet-style in the dining room and consists of freshly prepared savories and sweets. During the warmer months we’ll have iced tea, lemonade and micro brews. During the Fall and Winter we offer a selection of Harney and Sons teas.

Sample Tea Offerings:

  • Brampton Plantation Peach Cobbler
  • Almond biscotti
  • Rhubarb strawberry crisp
  • Linzer cookies with homemade Peach Jam
  • Mini quiches
  • Assortment of cheeses and crackers
  • Cheese Puffs
  • Onion Tart
  • Kale Chips
  • Homemade spiced nuts

For more culinary inspiration:

Check out this blog, Danielle is a proud member of “Eight Broads in the Kitchen“.

The Food March 31, 2015 Danielle Hanscom