The New River Gorge Convention and Visitor Bureau has a comprehensive listings for area lodging, food, and adventure options. This CVB is a great information resource for the New River Gorge area.
Leave the park and at the end of the Park road, turn left onto the highway (Rt. 16) and then almost immediately left again at the gas pumps.
Good food at all these places.
*** Listed by distance from the Whiteswater Whirl
Cathedral Cafe (Fayetteville) - Breakfast, lunch, and also dinner on the weekends. Good food, full coffee bar, no alcohol, good desserts, inexpensive to moderate, great ambiance, popular with both the outdoor crowd and local bizness types. The vegetable panini sandwich is hard to beat.
Pies N Pints (Fayetteville) - Gourmet, thin-crust pizzas, salads, sandwiches and good microbrews.
Secret Sadwich Society (Fayetteville) -
Los Vaquaros (Fayetteville) -
Gumbo's (Fayetteville) - Good beer.
Elliot's Whitewater Bar & Grill (Fayetteville) -
Adventures on the Gorge (Lansing)
Smokey's On the George (Lansing)
Chetty's Pub (Lansing) - Appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, hand-cut fries. Beer too. Watch the video of the latest raft trip on the big screen with those that experienced it first-hand. Located on the Gorge rim. Deck has a great Gorge view.
Tamarac: The Best of West Virginia (Beckley)
Hawks Nest State Park Restaurant (Hawks Nest)
Location / contact info at New River George CVB web site
To get to Fayetteville from Whitewater Whirl