A showcase for high-quality seasonal ingredients, Counting House celebrates regional dishes and North Carolina’s rich heritage of fresh seafood with menus that feature rotisserie and roasting techniques. The bar and lounge is a welcoming place to taste innovative house-made cocktails, sip aperitifs, sample local craft brews, and explore broad bourbon and wine lists. Located inside 21c Museum Hotel Durham, Counting House combines contemporary design with historic details highlighting the building’s original terrazzo floors and arched windows and rotating exhibitions of contemporary art carry over from the adjoining hotel into the restaurant space.

Dinner $30


  • Bitter Greens Salad

    apples, pears, squash, sunflower seeds, ranch dressing

  • Broccoli Caesar

    sourdough croutons, grana padano cheese .

  • Garlic Soup

    croutons, melted swiss cheese


  • Shrimp Calabrase Risotto
  • Grilled Italian Sausage

    cheesy polenta, herb gremolata

  • The Hill Burger

    2 smash patties, american cheese, bacon, pickles, deviled egg mayo, house-made japanese milk bun, spiced fries


  • Southern Style Coconut Cake