Lake Burton offers fantastic dining and shopping options:
Located in Timpson Cove, Anchorage Boat Dock has been a destination on Lake Burton for 50 years! Still family owned and operated, you’ll find a unique blend of boat services, sundries, Lakeside Roots Hair Salon, Take it on the Lake Cafe, boat rentals, boat service, repair and storage.
LaPrades Marina [Re-Opening in Late May/Early June]
Enjoy casual yet elegant lakeside dining at Murphy’s Chophouse.
Timpson Creek Gallery
Over the past 31 years Dwayne and Cecile Thompson have become known for their authentic camp and lake style interior design. Master craftsman Dwayne Thompson is nationally known for his custom furniture creations. Find one-of-a-kind home accessories, linens, art and furnishings at this must stop destination!
Located in one of the most beautiful valleys in all of Rabun County, The Farmhouse at Persimmon Creek is a unique fine dining destination. The farm vineyard setting sets the mood and the meals are intimate as if you are dining at a friend’s house. Definitely plan to make reservations for this experience in rural fine dining.
Overlooking Lake Burton with dramatic mountain and lake views, Water Club is a private golfing and social club. Amenities include a fine dining restaurant, Athletic Club, and 18-hole golf course designed by Scott Pool.
The nearby town of Clayton boasts some great dining and shopping options as well:
Since opening in the Spring of 2014, Fortify Kitchen & Bar has won numerous awards and has been ranked one of Open Table’s Top 100 Restaurants in the Nation. It is well worth a visit to Clayton’s main street to enjoy farm fresh ingredients prepared with a creative flare. Their craft cocktails are also a must! Be sure to make a reservation because this is a very popular destination restaurant.
Chef Jamie Allred’s sister restaurant located directly next door to Fortify Kitchen & Bar. Enjoy wood-fired pizza with fresh, local ingredients, homemade pastas with craft wine and beer selections.
Located on Clayton’s main street, Clark’s on Main is a high end sports bar. Enjoy a great selection of craft beer and gourmet bar food at this popular spot!
Also located on Clayton’s main street, the Universal Joint offers great patio seating, live music, incredible burgers and a nice craft beer selection.
Highlands, N.C. is also very close by and many lake residents like to pop up to The Old Edwards Inn for a special meal at Madison’s or The Wine Garden and some time to spend an enjoyable evening on the town.