Many of our guests ask for recommendations for local restaurants. There are a lot of good places to eat in the New Castle, PA area. Here is a short list of restaurants based on feedback from our guests and our own personal recommendations. This list is not inclusive and will be updated regularly.

Edwards Restaurant is a favorite place with our guests. It is very close by. American style foods It has very good food, has great service and reasonable prices.

Four Is also nearby, it is an Italian Restaurant, large outdoor patio, moderate prices.

Rachael’s Road House and Iron Bridge are about a 20 minute drive north of here. They both are part of the same local restaurant group, they feature American style food steak, ribs, fish etc they are local favorites for Lawrence County and Steve great food at moderate prices.

Springfield Grill is part of the same group as Rachael’s and Iron Bridge. It is about a 30 minute drive in Boardman, Ohio. Fine dining great food and drinks, well worth the drive.

Shakespeare Restaurant and Pub is the best restaurant in the area, about a 30 minute drive south of here. It is located in a stunning “medieval castle” situated on a golf course.
Elegant dining with great service and fantastic food. A great place to go for a celebration or special events.

Themed Murder Mystery Menu

Every event we do at the BellaDonna Inn has a themed menu to go with it. This menu was created for the Murder Mystery we are doing here on November 5th. This event has been sold out but we’re posting it as an example of what you might expect to eat at one of our events. This menu takes into account any special dietary requirements and allergies that our guests have told us about. This murder mystery has an Autumn and a dog show theme.
We do events like this at the BellaDonna Inn 3 or 4 times a year. We also do Victorian Tea parties and private events such as Murder Mysteries, wedding or baby showers, birthday parties, micro weddings etc. for groups of 10 to 20 people.

If you’re interested in hosting a private party at the BellaDonna Inn please call or text us at (724) 856-0817


  • Mini Crescent Dogs
  • “Bone Breads” w/Cheese Dip


  • Shaved Brussel Sprouts w/Roasted Butternut Squash

Entree (choose one):

  • Tuscan Salmon
  • Balsamic Chicken Breast


  • Pumpkin Risotto
  • Roasted Carrots w/Goat Cheese & Pecans

Scare Manor

Many of our guest stay at the BellaDonna Inn because it is close to the the Hill View Manor.Starting on September 29 2022 the Haunted Hill View Manor will present Scare Manor

Scare Manor is open from late September through the end of October. The event consists of a Haunted House and grass maze field behind our main building. There are also guided tours of Hill View Manor during the evening.

The Haunted House utilizes multiple strobe lights, jump scares, and general disorientation to provide a frightening experience. If you have a medical condition that is triggered by any of the aforementioned, we strongly suggest that you do NOT attend. The Haunted House and field will NOT be handicap accessible. You cannot bring flashlights, food, drink, cameras or recording devices to the Haunted House or the grass maze field. There will be staff to help you through each place.  Please dress according to the outside weather.  Anyone that appears impaired or without proper attire with be asked to leave.

We have plenty of rooms available on these weekends which you can check out here

Tarot Card readings

Tarot readings by Demetrius

Demetrius will be reading Tarot cards at the Evening Magic Market on September 17, 2002 at the Cascade Galleria Mall in New Castle, PA.

From 5 to 9 PM

Demetrius is a Tarot card reader and intuitive advisor with 20 years experience.He will help you gain insight into the opportunities and challenges about your past, present and future as indicated by the cards. He reads Tarot cards at some of the events at the BellaDonna Inn.

Prices are $30 for a full Reading and a 3 card reading for $20