This Rhode Island Fondue Pop-Up Is Located Inside A Ski Gondola

This Rhode Island Fondue Pop-Up Is Located Inside A Ski Gondola

Boston isn't the only New England city to feature fun, trendy pop-up bars and restaurants. This weekend, the Ocean House Resort in Watch Hill, Rhode Island opened a cozy spot called Fondue Express, and it's located inside a real ski gondola!

The little booth sits on the resort's North Lawn beside the gorgeous 34-foot Christmas tree.

Fondue Express serves four guests at a time, and features a chandelier made from cruelty-free wooden antlers, plush seats, and heated wood floors.

Dinner consists of a three-course, Alpine-inspired prix fixe menu, with or without wine pairings. Winter guests may enjoy the decadent experience until Feb. 14, 2019.

The first course is a Swiss meat plate of bresaola, Black Forest ham, cornichons, and pickled vegetables, followed by the diner's choice of barley soup or a lamb’s lettuce salad with Champagne vinaigrette.

The main course options are raclette cheese with boiled potatoes, traditional Swiss cheese fondue with bread and potatoes, and Swiss hash brown potatoes with veal sausage and onion sauce. 

All guests are served a Swiss plum tart with cinnamon ice cream and Swiss Christmas cookies for dessert. As a parting gift, they are sent home with Swiss chocolates.
A portion of the proceeds raised by the unique pop-up will go to the Ocean House Fund for Charitable Giving, which helps families in need.

Reservations are required to dine at Fondue Express, and can be made Sundays through Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. or on Fridays and Saturdays at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Visit or call 401-584-7000 to partake in this fun, festive dining experience.

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