An Upscale Bistro in Downtown New Bern

The perfect balance of contemporary design and old-style charm.

Our menu is ambitious, innovative, and guaranteed to satisfy. We bring together an award-winning combination of “New American Cuisine” featuring the freshest seafood, center-cut beef, delightful pastas and salads to suit everyone.

Dine in the casually upscale bistro-style area... or enjoy a quiet dinner upstairs in the main room, over looking the streets of historic downtown New Bern.

Walk-ins are welcome; seating is on a first come, first served basis. Reservations are accepted for parties of 5+ by phone only.

Great Food & Atmosphere

The Chelsea serves up delicious, local, seasonal New American Cuisine with careful attention to detail and an amazing amount of creativity. Our chef creates mouthwatering lunch and dinner menus that showcase the best New Bern has to offer.

Downtown New Bern

New Bern boasts 150 historic landmarks, beautiful views of the Neuse and Trent Rivers, and a welcoming atmosphere. The pedestrian-friendly downtown, dotted with quaint restaurants and storefronts, bed and breakfast inns, and a beautiful river walk, we are ready to welcome you and your family.

Banquets & Catering

Whether you’re planning a neighborhood get-together,a corporate luncheon, or a wedding reception, our staff is ready to make the hosting of your event a breeze. Join us upstairs for our unique banquet room that can seat up to 120 guests or select options from our extensive menu and we’ll bring the party to you.